HTX COPRI 2018 Fall Conference.

HTX COPRI 2018 Fall Conference
Call for abstracts
Due July 13, 2018

The Houston Chapter of COPRI (HTX COPRI) announces the Call for Abstracts for Presentations for its 2018 Fall Conference on October 4th at the Grand Hall on the Rice University Campus.

HTX COPRI goals are to enhance the advancement of scientific and engineering knowledge for members engaged in sustainable development and protection of coasts, oceans, ports, waterways, and wetlands. HTX COPRI will bring added products and services to local members of ASCE and will foster communication and cooperation among our members in government, industry, and academia. The program will include sessions covering Coastal, Port, Ocean and Navigation & Waterways.

This local Conference provides an opportunity for members from academia, industry and government to develop collaborative networks to promote best management practices, while learning the latest science and engineering in the development and protection of coasts, oceans, ports, waterways, and wetlands.

Abstract Submission:

  • Abstract submission is required and easy to complete. Abstracts and abstract submission questions shall be submitted to both of the following HTX COPRI Executive Committee Members. 
  • Use template with the announcement for submission of abstracts. Template can be obtained by clicking here.
  • Deadline for abstract submissions is July 13, 2018.
  • Choose the theme from the available list below that best fits your presentation.
    1. Ocean
    2. Coastal
    3. Ports
    4. Navigation and Waterways
  • Provide the required contact information (name, company, business address, phone, and email) for the corresponding author and any co-authors. Also indicate who you expect to make the presentation at the conference.
  • Proposing authors whose abstracts are accepted are expected to attend the conference and make the presentation in person.
  • Conference registration fees will be waived for the person who makes the presentation at the conference.
  • COPRI HTX will accept or reject proposed presentations based on the information provided in the abstract.
  • To the extent possible and appropriate, presentations will be assigned within conference theme sessions based on the theme identified by the author.
  • COPRI HTX reserves the right to assign presentations to other conference sessions.


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