Common FAQ

When and where will the next South Carolina Water Resources Conference be held?

The conference is a biennial event - held in even years. The next conference will be held October 16-17, 2024 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.

When will the Call for Abstracts be announced for 2024?

The Call for Abstracts and Posters are live. Click here to redirect to the Call for Abstracts Page.

Do I have to register and pay the registration fee if I am presenting?

YES, all presenters MUST register and pay the registration fee to attend the conference.

How much is registration?

Registration is closed until 2024

2-day conference registration: $250 BEFORE 9/16/2022 (late registration is $275)
1-day registration: $175 before 9/16/2022 (late registration is $195)
Full-time students: $50 flat fee

Conference registration includes lunch and an evening reception on the first day of the conference. Registration will open in May after the program schedule is announced.

How are abstracts reviewed and selected for presentation?

The planning committee members individually review the submissions and then come together to discuss and agree upon which abstracts should be selected and how to group them into relevant sessions. 

When are notices sent out to those who submitted abstracts and how are they notified?

Typically, notification emails are distributed by mid-May.

Are presenters required to submit a manuscript?

Neither oral nor poster presenters are required to submit a manuscript - although we do welcome the submissions.

Where can I find guidelines for the manuscript format?

Guidelines and a template are available on the "For Presenters" page on this website.

Where can I find abstracts, manuscripts, posters or print programs from the past conferences?

The proceedings for the 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, and 2018 conferences are archived on TigerPrints - Clemson University's digital repository - The past print programs can be downloaded from the "About" page on this site - and they are also available with the archived proceedings by year on TigerPrints.

How are manuscripts selected for the Journal of South Carolina Water Resources?

Upon submitting manuscripts for their conference presentation, presenters may request consideration for the next issue of the annual Journal of South Carolina Resources. The journal editorial committee will select up to a dozen and invite the authors to submit a full article for a 3-step review process. The invitation does not mean the article will be published, as there will be a 3-step review process all articles must pass through.