Call For Presentations

2022 Annual Conference

June 21-23 | Salt Lake City, Utah

The GWPC is now accepting presentation proposals for the 2022 Annual Conference.

You are invited to submit a proposal to present during a session of the GWPC 2022 Annual Conference. 

The conference will be held Tuesday, June 21 - Thursday, June 23, at the Sheraton Salt Lake City. We are so excited to meet again in person. Please note when submitting a presentation proposal that we have plans to make this a hybrid in-person/virtual event to accommodate presenter and attendee needs.

We are looking for cutting edge, best practices and presentations specifically addressing topics listed below. However, all presentation topics are welcome. If you have recommendations for presenters, please submit that information as well.

We invite professionals from state or federal government, academia, NGOs, and industry, to submit proposals. Proposals should be a brief description or outline of the presentation.

Submit Presentation Proposal

View Guidelines & Key Dates

Presentation Topics

Descriptions

Underground Injection Control

Ideas including but not limited to:

  • Class I UIC
    • Underground Injection of PFAS
  • Class II UIC
    • Induced Seismicity
    • Etc.
  • Class III UIC
    • Studies
    • Rule Making Updates
    • Uranium Mining Studies
    • Uranium Rule Making Updates
    • Other resource mining issues
  • Class V UIC
    • Stormwater 
    • On site waste water
    • Motor Vehicular Waste Disposal
    • Geothermal Program Capacity
  • Class VI UIC
    • Permit Process
    • Modeling 3D and 4D
    • Monitoring Plans, Networks and Trend Analysis, Changes in Groundwater Chemistry
    • Measurement of CO2 in the Injection Zone: Phase Changes, Liberation/Mobilization of Trace Elements
    • Well Construction
    • Operational Issues
    • Primacy
    • Use of Infrastructure Funds
    • Etc.
Carbon Capture & Storage

Ideas including but not limited to:

  • Regulatory Issues/Considerations 
  • Tax Credits
  • Data Management Tool for the energy stored
  • Etc.
Aquifer Storage & Recovery / Managed Aquifer Recharge

Ideas including but not limited to:

  • Availability/Sustainability tools
  • Technology Transfer for Unconventional Water Sources
  • Case Studies
  • Etc.
Environmental Data Management

Ideas including but not limited to:

  • Groundwater Monitoring
  • Water Quantity
  • Field and Lab Data
  • Oil & Gas Regulatory Data Management
  • Etc.
Geothermal

Ideas including but not limited to:

  • Current and Future Projects
  • Industry Forecasting
  • Regulatory Considerations
  • State agency preparedness
  • Federal & National Initiatives
  • Applied Research
  • Tapping geothermal resources for power generation
  • Etc.
Infrastructure

Ideas including but not limited to:

  • Policy & Politics in 2022
  • Infrastructure Bill 
Orphan Well / Site Reclamation

Ideas including but not limited to:

  • Use of Funds from the Infrastructure Act
  • Environmental Criteria for Site Reclamation
Produced Water

Ideas including but not limited to:

  • Advances in Produced Water Management
  • Produced Water's Role in Water Planning
  • WRAP
  • Critical Minerals
PFAS

Ideas including but not limited to:

  • Clean up and disposal
  • Management efforts
  • Regulatory efforts
  • Laboratory Testing
  • Funding
  • Etc
Water Quality

Ideas including but not limited to:

  • Wellhead Protection
  • Source Water Protection
  • Water Planning Efforts
  • Water Reuse and Groundwater Protection
  • Functional Equivalence / NPDES
Other Topics

We want to hear your ideas! If you feel you have a presentation that would benefit our attendees focusing on a topic not listed, please submit it under Other.

  • Environmental Justice
  • Water/Energy Nexus
  • Emerging Groundwater Issues
  • Mining and Groundwater Protection
  • Etc.

Submit A Presentation Proposal

To submit a presentation proposal, simply fill out the online submittal form. Proposal requirements are listed below. Presentation proposals are due by Friday, April 8, 2022. 

Submit Presentation Proposal

Preliminary agenda and registration information coming soon.

Questions? Contact Brenda Short at bshort@gwpc.org or 405-516-4972.

Presentation Proposal Requirements

  • In order for a proposal to be considered, please submit all required information online through our presentation proposal submittal form.
  • Presentation proposals should be no more than 300 words. Bios should be a maximum of 100 words.
  • Presentation proposals, bios, and speaker information from proposals selected for presentation will be published in the GWPC Events app for conference attendees.

Key Dates

  • April 8, 2022 - Deadline for Presentation Proposal Submittal