Call for Abstracts

  • Submit Your Paper

    Abstracts due: February 19, 2016

    You will be required to pay a $25 one-time, non-refundable, abstract management fee.

    The technical committee is now accepting abstracts on the session topics listed below. Since many of the conference attendees are expected to be from the local area, the committee especially encourages submission of abstracts that address the design, performance and policy aspects of LID and Green Infrastructure use in the New England region and regions with similar climatic conditions.

    Conference Topics

    • Municipal programs for green infrastructure planning, design, construction and operations (Mini Symposium)
    • Cold regions design and performance: research/technical (Mini Symposium)
    • Regulatory developments for TMDLs, nutrient management, and stormwater permitting (Mini Symposium)
    • Green infrastructure and LID construction, and operations, and maintenance
    • Advancing green infrastructure implementation in transportation planning, and engineering standard
    • Adapting to climate change using green infrastructure and LID measures
    • Modeling and tools for green infrastructure planning and design
    • Green infrastructure and LID case studies
    • Public outreach and education
    • Workshops and short courses

    View a complete list of proposed conference topics and sub-topics


    You are invited to submit paper abstracts online via the abstract submission site. Online submission is easy and is required to be considered for acceptance into the program. ASCE membership is not required. Simply follow the online instructions.

    In addition, your submission must:

    • Be between 250-500 words in length and written in English.
    • Summarize the information to be presented at the Conference and in your optional final paper.
    • Be in paragraph format as outlines are not acceptable.
    • Be submitted into one of the proposed topic areas presented on the Web site.
    • Include the full abstract/paper title.
    • List the affiliation and complete contact information (mailing address, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail address) of each author.
    • Indicate the primary contact. This is the person who will be expected to present the paper at the Conference.

    Deadlines will be strictly adhered to, and authors will be required to register for the Conference by the May 11, final paper deadline. Failure to submit abstracts and/or papers by the deadline will result in removal from the Conference program and proceedings.

    Authors whose abstracts are accepted and who submit a final paper are expected to attend the Conference, pay the appropriate fees, and make their presentation(s) in person.

    Final Paper Deadline: August 24, 2016 

    (Final paper submissions are optional)

    • Final paper length is limited to 10 pages including the abstract, text, photos, and graphics
    • Authors whose abstracts and/or final papers are selected for inclusion in the technical program will be required to register for the conference at the appropriate fee, attend the conference, and make their presentations in person.

    Final Paper Format

    Download a template for your final paper, including additional information regarding font style and size, margins, charts/graphs, appendices, and references. 

    Papers must be your original work and not having been previously published. 


    For program questions, contact Barbara Whitten.

    Proceedings will be published online and available for 60 days starting with the first day of the conference.

    Submit Your Paper

  • Abstract Deadlines

    Feb 19
    Abstracts Due
    Mar 2
    Author Notification
    June 22
    Speaker registration deadline
    Aug 24
    Final Papers Due
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