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Call for Papers: 2014 OLA Conference

  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014
  • 7:00 AM
  • Wednesday, October 01, 2014
  • 11:30 PM
  • Astoria, Oregon


  • Please submit an abstract for consideration. Abstracts should be no more than 3,000 characters or 300 words which ever is less.

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Theme:   Lakes of the Clatsop Plains: Past, Present, Future

You are invited to submit an abstract for the Annual Oregon Lakes Association Conference to be held Saturday, October 11, 2014, 8a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Columbia River Maritime Museum in Astoria Oregon. The theme of this year’s conference is “Lakes of the Clatsop Plains: Past, Present, Future”. Although the focus of the conference is on these important north Oregon coastal lakes, oral and poster presentations on any topic related to Oregon' s lakes and their watersheds are welcome.

Additional topic areas of particular interest include:
  • Harmful Algal Blooms
  • Aquatic invasive species
  • Volunteer lake monitoring 
  • Lake and watershed management
Interested in being a presenter or having a poster? Please submit (aka "Register") your abstract through our Call For Papers event page for consideration! Please note that accepted presenters will have to register for the conference through a separate registration form at a later date and that registration fees will apply. 

Conference Schedule:  October 10-12, 2014


Friday (Evening):  Pre-conference event 

Saturday (All day):  Technical and Poster Sessions

Sunday (Morning):  Kayak - Canoe Tour of Cullaby Lake

Abstracts should be submitted online through by August 15, 2014. Include your presentation title, author(s) noting student authors, your preference of a talk or poster, and an abstract of 300 words/3,000 characters or less. Oral presentations will be 20 minutes (15 min plus 5 min for discussion). A Microsoft Windows based computer and projector will be available for oral presentations. Tables and/or poster boards will be provided for non-oral presentations.

Contact Information:

Rich Miller, Program Chair     /   (503) 725-9075 

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