Student Posters

Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit abstracts on their water-related research to be presented as posters at the 12th annual Governor’s Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas.

The conference will have presentation/sessions on: Drought/Flooding, Groundwater Issues, Water Utility Challenges, Sedimentation, Water Quality and many other items of interest. Any research that involves water quantity, quality or water education is eligible. In addition to an abstract, students are required to submit a 3-5 minute, pre-recorded, lightening presentation on their project/poster.

The posters will be displayed the morning of November 16th in front hallway at the Hilton Garden Inn.  

Students must register for the conference at the student rate of $40 for Day 2, or both days of the conference for $60. 

Student Posters

Student poster awards

  • Student project posters will be evaluated for the Governor’s Outstanding Graduate or Undergraduate awards (a nice award to add to your resume).
  • Four cash awards will be given - top graduate ($250), top undergraduate ($250), and two runners-up ($125).
  • Announcement of the award winners will be made the afternoon of November 16th at the conference.

 Student Poster Deadlines

  • Friday, November 3, 2023, 4 p.m. – abstracts (no more than 250 words) and PDF posters must be submitted using submission form below.  In addition, a 3-5 minute video recording of a lightening presentation of your research and poster shall be submitted (preferred video format is .MP4).

General conference information

Information and registration will be made available on the conference website, located here.

Student poster submission form

The form is available here.    

    Additional Information

    For more poster information, please contact:
    Susan Metzger, Kansas State University,
    Kirk Tjelmeland, Kansas Water Office,

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