2021 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium-Virtual

May 6, 2021 8:30am to 3:30pm

Penn State Extension and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection along with numerous other sponsors invite you to attend the 2021 Virtual Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium.

The Symposium theme, Virtual Groundwater, will provide an online forum for researchers, students, professionals and educators working in the groundwater field to exchange information and promote protection of groundwater resources throughout the state. The virtual Symposium will include a combination of live and pre-recorded presentations and question/answer sessions.  The entire Symposium will be accessible from a desktop computer or any mobile device.

The symposium will begin at 8:30 AM on Thursday, May 6, 2021 with opening remarks by Melinda Chapman, the director of the U.S. Geological Survey, Pennsylvania Water Science Center.  The morning plenary session will be highlighted by keynote presentations on the hydrogeology of carbonate aquifers and coal mining impacts to groundwater in Pennsylvania.  Additional morning and afternoon plenary and concurrent session speakers along with a live panel discussion will address numerous important groundwater issues in Pennsylvania. Registrants can also receive continuing education credits for attending all sessions.  Numerous breaks are included in the schedule to facilitate the virtual format which will conclude at 3:30 PM. 

In lieu of a field trip, an optional session will be offered for one hour on Wednesday, May 5 on Pennsylvania Hydrogeology 101.

For more information and to register for this event, click here

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