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Call for Papers: 2015 OLA Conference

  • Sunday, June 14, 2015
  • 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday, September 15, 2015
  • 11:30 PM
  • On-line Submissions


  • 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:   Klamath Lake Perspectives: Lessons for Oregon's Lakes

Update:  Presentation slots are full, but Posters still being accepted!  

You are invited to submit an abstract for oral or poster presentation at the 2015 Oregon Lakes Association’s annual conference scheduled for October 2nd-4th at the Klamath Yacht Club in Klamath Falls.  The theme of this year’s conference is “Klamath Lake Perspectives: Lessons for Oregon’s Lakes”.  

Activities planned for the conference include:

     • A panel discussion on Friday night centered on the Klamath Basin resource management issues highlighted in the documentary film “A River Between Us” (trailer).  

The panel will be moderated by Crysten Lambert, Director of Oregon Water Project for Trout Unlimited, and will include panelists discussing water resource, fisheries, and landowner perspectives.

     • Oral presentations on lake and watershed related topics on Saturday.  The agenda will be highlighted by a plenary talk on a screening of the documentary “A River Between Us” on Saturday night accompanied by an optional dinner. 

     • Guided canoe tour of the Upper Klamath Canoe Trail on Sunday

Additional topic areas of particular interest include:
  • Harmful Algal Blooms
  • Aquatic invasive species
  • Volunteer lake monitoring 
  • Lake and watershed management
Photo by: Anders Tomlinson

Interested in being a presenter or having a poster? Please submit (aka "Register") your abstract through our Call for Papers for consideration!  

Submission Requirements: 
Abstracts should be submitted online through by August 31, 2015. 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.

Please note that accepted presenters must register for the conference through a separate registration form at a later date and that regular registration fees will apply. 

Conference Schedule:  October 2-4, 2015

Friday (Evening):  Panel Discussion  

Saturday (All day):  Technical and Poster Sessions

Sunday (Morning):  Guided Tour of Upper Klamath Canoe Trail

Contact Information:  Rich Miller, Program Chair 

     /   (503) 725-9075 

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