Call for Student Abstracts

The conference planning committee is pleased to announce its “Call for Poster Abstracts” on topics related to the theme of the 2019 US-Mexico Border Water Summit:

Adaptive water strategies for managing drought at the triple point of New Mexico, Texas, and Chihuahua.

Abstacts/posters should pertain to the topics within the current conference agenda, including:

• Climate change and the Rio Grande
• Understanding transboundary aquifers
• Innovative technologies for new water supplies
• Lessons from experiences throughout the West
• Embracing One Water
• Water policy to address change
• Managing salinity


Important Dates:

April 1, 2019      Poster abstracts due.
April 6, 2019      Submitters notified of acceptance
April 23, 2019    Student posters to be hung at NM Farm & Ranch Museum, Las Cruces, 1-5pm
April 24, 2019    Student poster session between 5–7pm. Students must stand with poster.
April 25, 2019    Posters should remain posted until 4pm when the Summit concludes.


Abstract Submission Guidlines  

All submissions must comply with the following guidelines. Failure to follow these requirements may result in rejection of the abstract during the review process. 

All submissions must comply with the following guidelines. Failure to follow these requirements may result in rejection of the abstract during the review process.

 1.    All abstracts must be submitted via an email with the abstract attached. Submission must be sent to Catherine Ortega Klett at coklett@nmsu.edu by the deadline of April 1, 2019, 5:00 pm MST. The Subject Line must read: Two Nations One Water abstract [enter submitter’s first initial and last name]. For example: Two Nations One Water abstract PRisner. 

2.    Once an abstract has been received, Ms. Ortega Klett will confirm receipt of the abstract in an email reply.

3.    Abstracts must not exceed 250 words. Abstracts must be prepared using Times New Roman 12 pt font with 1-inch page margins and text should be single-spaced with double line spacing between paragraphs. Do not include graphics or photos. 

4.    Abstract titles should not exceed 300 characters. After the title of the abstract, include all authors with their affiliation and email address.

5.    Word.docx is the preferred submission format, but a PDF is acceptable.