Present & Convene

Abstract Submissions

The scientific program will be published in mid-April 2024.

The deadline to submit an abstract was 24 January 2024 (23:59 EST/03:59 +1 GMT). UPDATE: Abstracts will be open from 19 February – 6 March. There are already some session topics listed and more are being added before the call for abstracts.

Steps to Submitting an Abstract

1. Review Important Information
2. Familiarize Yourself with the Session Types
  • The program committee will decide which session type your abstract may be assigned to. Familiarize yourself with the various types.

    Session Formats

3. Decide How You Will Attend WaterSciCon24
  • This is an onsite-focused meeting with many hands-on scientific sessions. There is an online option which will feature on-demand viewing of most scientific sessions. If you are unable to attend in-person, a colleague may present on your behalf onsite.

4. Develop your Abstract Submission
5. Review AGU's Authorship Policy and Plagiarism Information
6. Pay Abstract Submission Fee
7. Submit Abstract
  • Notifications of acceptance or rejection will be sent in late March. If you have any questions, please contact the scientific program team.

    Email Scientific Program team

8. Edit Abstract
9. Publicize
10. Register
  • The presenting author must register for and attend WaterSciCon24.

Abstract Policies

Please familiarize yourself with the following submission policies before submitting your abstract:

Submission Fees

The abstract submission fee is:

  • a required and non-refundable processing fee.
  • separate from meeting registration fees.
  • not based on approval of your abstract submission or attendance at the meeting.
  • payable by credit card only; wire payments or purchase orders cannot be accommodated.

Edits, Transfers, and Withdrawals

  • Refunds will not be issued for abstracts that are withdrawn and resubmitted.
  • Payment will be required for any resubmissions.
  • Do not withdraw a paid abstract submission to make edits or submit a new abstract.
  • You may edit a submitted abstract until the submission deadline.
  • For assistance with editing or transferring an abstract, contact the WaterSciCon Scientific Program Team.

Abstract Submission Fees



  • $75 USD


  • $45 USD

Low Income/Lower-Middle Income Countries*

Submission Resources

Letter of Invitation

After submitting an abstract, you can automatically generate a letter of invitation via the control panel within your abstract submission or through the abstract submission system. If you require a letter of invitation before submitting an abstract, you may request one via email.

Citing an Abstract

Authors (or their institutions or funders) retain copyright of their abstract.

Authors can acknowledge scientific teams or collaborators, data, and software within their abstract text or using the “Add Team” function within the abstract submission form's author list step.

Authors may submit abstracts for work that has been published in journals or presented at other scientific meetings. The work should be current and provide new data and results since any previous presentations.

If you wish to cite an abstract presented at WaterSciCon24, please cite as: Author(s) (2024), Title, Abstract (Final paper number, ex: 103-02) presented at WaterSciCon24, 24-27 June.

Student and Early Career Travel Grants

Please check back for more information about WaterSciCon24 travel grants.


AGU Authorship Policy and AI Tools

Artificial intelligence systems cannot be considered authors, and their use in writing or other aspects of the work should be transparent and described within the methods.

AGU Authorship and AI Tools

Plagiarism Detection

Review AGU’s Ethics Policy and utilize plagiarism detection software from iThenticate upon submission to identify any duplication.

Go To Ithenticate

Publicity for Meeting Abstracts

If you think your session or abstract is newsworthy, you may contact WaterSciCon’s Public Information Office for potential publicity.

Contact WaterSciCon Public Information Office

Submission Support

Technical Support

For questions about the submission site or technical issues, you may complete the request form on the submission site, call +1 401.334.0220 Monday to Friday between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM EDT, or send an email.

Contact Support

Scientific Program

Email WaterSciCon’s Scientific Program Team if you have a question on scientific program policies or general procedures.

Contact WaterSciCon’s Scientific Program Team