Oregon Lakes Association

....a voice for quiet waters.

Call for Papers: 2018 OLA/WALPA Conference

  • Friday, May 18, 2018
  • 12:00 AM (PDT)
  • Friday, August 31, 2018
  • 12:00 AM (PDT)
  • On-line Submissions


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


Call for Oral and Poster Presentations

2018 OLA/WALPA Joint Conference

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
  • harmful algal blooms
  • mountain, dryland, and urban lakes
  • aquatic plant management
  • toxics such as lead and mercury
  • effects of climate change on lakes
  • invasive plant and animal species
  • and community involvement. 
Submission Requirements:
Submit abstracts online by August 1, 2018. Include your presentation title, author(s) noting any student authors, preference of an oral or poster presentation, and an abstract of 300 words/3,000 characters or less. Oral presentations will be up to 20 minutes depending on the session. Please note that presenters must register for the conference. Rates range from $25 to $175 based on membership status (e.g. Student to Non-Member, early to regular registration). 

If you have any questions, please contact Theo Dreher, OLA Program Chair, or Jim Gawel, WALPA Program Chair.

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