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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 USU Spring Runoff Conference has been Cancelled.

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2020 Spring Runoff Conference
Deep Uncertainty in Water Planning

The Spring Runoff Conference, hosted by the USU Water Initiative, is held annually on the Campus of Utah State University.

The conference provides a forum for interdisciplinary sharing and exchange of ideas on water-related issues in Utah and the Intermountain Region. Topics for the conference extend to all aspects of water science, ecology, policy, engineering, economics, and management.

We invite students, faculty, consulting, and governmental agency professionals, and environmental and citizen organizations to participate.

Conference Information

The 2020 Spring Runoff Conference combines, in one efficient day, a morning plenary session and paper presentation sessions at the Eccles Conference Center on the USU Campus. Poster presentations will occur in the evening at the Logan River Golf and Country Club.

March 24, 2020 
Conference rates:  $50; Student: $30 

Register Here   Abstract Submittal 

Presentation Abstracts should be 200 words or less. Prizes will be awarded for the best posters.

Abstract Deadline: 
5 p.m, Monday, February 17, 2020. Abstracts submitted after this deadline will be considered as room is available in the schedule.

If you encounter any problems using the Abstract link above, please email your submission to

Online Registration
Open until Thursday March 19, 2020. Onsite registration available.

2020 Conference Schedule

Plenary speakers and detailed schedule to be announced.

Maps, Travel, & Parking

The Conference will be held in the Eccles Conference Center on campus at Utah State University


A Spring Runoff block of rooms is available at the University Inn.  Other accommodations can be found here:  Hotels in Logan


Lunches will be on your own: easy on-campus options are highlighted on the map below.


Parking is available at the Aggie Terrace and Big Blue Terrace for $10 / day