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2024 Annual Conference
Indiana Soil & Water
Conservation Districts

The Westin Indianapolis
241 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204

January 8-9, 2024

Submit Abstracts for the 2024 CONFERENCE
Now through March 31, 2023

Conference Overview:
Each year, Annual Conference offers a unique learning and training opportunity for Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisors, Staff, and Conservation Partners (such as state and federal agency staff).  We again anticipate over 350 attendees representing local/state/ regional/national organizations, public agencies, businesses and more.

Oral presentations are invited to be considered on topics relating to three session tracks: On the Ground (conservation implementation/technical), District Management, and Outreach & Education. Sample topics are included below.

Abstract Submission:
Oral Presentations should keep in mind that the SWCD staff and supervisors are the primary audience. Abstracts for presentations should address suggested topics within one of the identified session tracks. Suggested topics are listed below.

Abstracts for consideration should be submitted by March 31, 2023 via this Google Form. The 2024 Conference Planning committee will convene in April to review the abstracts. Please note that not all abstracts will necessarily be accepted for a presentation.

Abstracts should include the following elements and not exceed one page:

  • Title: The title should accurately summarize the subject of the proposed presentation.
  • Presenter(s): Provide names and an affiliation of all presenters (mailing address, phone, e-mail).  
  • Text: Abstract should state the purpose/issue/topic, methods of addressing it, significant results, main conclusion of presentation, and targeted audience.

Format: Oral presentations of 1 or 1.25 hours. Please indicate length of presentation in your proposal.

Abstract Schedule:

  • March 31  – Deadline for abstract submission
  • June 1 – Notification of abstract acceptance or non-acceptance



SWCD Resolution Submissions

Resolutions to be considered at the 2023 IASWCD Annual Business Meeting in Indianapolis at the Westin on January 10, 2023 have been submitted and distributed to Indiana SWCDs for consideration at local board meetings prior to the Annual Business Meeting.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to any of the IASWCD board members.

Update on adopted Resolutions 2017-2021



The 2022 Delegate Notebook will be used at the 2022 IASWCD Business Meeting on Tuesday, January 25 at The Westin. Printed copies will be available. One copy per district. You can also view it online here: