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LID 2020: Now Accepting Abstracts and Session Proposals

Parul Dubey on September 12, 2019 - in Announcement, Events, News

The 2020 International Low Impact Development (LID) Conference Steering Committee is looking for dynamic speakers to deliver innovative and informative educational talks to the EWRI membership and special guests attending the conference.   

Are you involved in a LID research effort that incorporates green infrastructure, sustainability, engineering or a related field, and want to share your ideas with your fellow engineers and academia? Your ideas may help with “Setting the Vision for the Next 20 Years!


Key Dates:

  • Call for Abstracts Deadline: January 23, 2020
  • Registration Opens: February 12, 2020


Conference Topics:

  • USA regional specific GSI/LID applications
  • Pacific Rim, Canada, and International applications 
  • Co-benefits: urban ecosystem services, economic development, public health, workforce development
  • Economics, funding, and life-cycle analysis
  • Visonary, unconventional, innovative built and non-built projects
  • Watershed and large-scale applications 
  • Climate adaptation and resiliency
  • Policies and regulations
  • Modeling and assessments
  • Equity and engagement strategies
  • Twenty years of lessons learned 
  • Integrated water management
  • Imagining LID in 2040

Anyone interested in proposing a 90-minute session is encouraged to send their proposal directly to the Technical Program Chair, Neil Weinstein at [email protected]

Reasons to Attend:

  • Learn from national and international leaders in municipal green infrastructure program operations and research by attending panels, sessions, and workshops.
  • Earn Professional Development Hours. A full participant can earn up to 26.0 PDHs by participating in the conference, technical workshops and technical tours.
  • Network with industry leaders and make valuable contacts.
  • Connect with exhibitors showcasing state of the art products, services and solutions.
  • Explore Green Infrastructure (GI) installations as part of an exciting technical tour.

View the Schedule at a Glance


Meet the Steering Committee:

  • Chair: Dwane Jones, University of the District of Columbia, Center for Sustainable Development Resilience
  • Conference Co-Chair: Meghan Hazer, Department of Public Works, Baltimore City, Maryland
  • Technical Program Chair: Neil Weinstein, Low Impact Development Center


For questions about the 2020 International Low Impact Development (LID) Conference or the abstract submission process, contact the Environmental and Water Resources Institute

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