Seventh Biennial Bay-Delta Science Conference

7th Biennial Bay-Delta Science Conference – Early Bird Registration due September 25th

October 16-18, 2012

Sacramento Convention Center


Featuring 3 Days of Regional and National Experts Discussing the Most Recent Scientific Information


Plenary Session:

Ellen Hanak, Senior Policy Fellow, Public Policy Institute of California

Charles J. Vörösmarty, Director, CUNY Environmental Crossroads Initiative

Marcia McNutt, Director, USGS

Peter Goodwin, Lead Scientist, Delta Science Program


Hot Topics:  Carbon Sequestration, Sea Level Rise and Climate Change, Sediment Transport, Low Salinity Habitats, Delta Management, Cyanobacterial Blooms, Life Cycle Models, Flood and Levee Management, Contaminants, Modeling, Food Webs, Estuarine Ecology, Restoration, Salmon, Delta Fish, and more.


Special Events:

Town Hall Meeting: Building the Delta Science Plan

Tuesday Lunch-time Presentation


Someplace with a Mountain – A 52 Minute Video, Tuesday Evening


Not Just a Pretty Picture:  The Synergy between Art and Science

Wednesday Lunch-time Presentation, and Wednesday Evening Art Viewing

Evening Poster Sessions and Receptions – Tuesday and Wednesday Evenings


Register by Sept. 25th to get the early bird rate (3-day early bird rate is $220 and includes 3 lunches and 2 evening receptions).

Pre-Registration will close October 10th.


Volunteers Needed:  If you would like to attend the conference, but are unable to pay the registration fee, please send an e-mail to Karen McDowell (  Volunteers will work ½ day then have the remaining portion of that day to view presentations  and be able to attend the evening events at no cost (poster sessions and film viewing).  Volunteers can work 1-3 days.


See website for complete details, included the full program and on-line registration: