2019 Annual Meeting

Welcome to the annual meeting of the Multistate Research Project W-4190  Water Resource Management and Policy
Local hosts: Jeff Peterson and Lucy Levers


Graduate Minneapolis 
615 Washington Avenue SE 
Minneapolis, MN 55414 

To access the group reservation rate ($164/night + tax)  Reserve online or call (612) 379-8888, press 1 for Reservations and ask for the "UM Water Resources" group. 

Group rate reservation deadline: September 2, 2019


Nearest airport: Minneapolis-St. Paul International (MSP)

Ground transportation

  • Metro Transit operates a light rail system with stations at both airport terminals and within a short distance (1 minute walk) to the Graduate Hotel. Depending connections, the total journey time including walking time is about 45 minutes.  An interactive route map is available.  You can buy tickets (one-way fare is $2.50) at the stations (directions to light rail at MSP) or pre-pay for tickets on your smartphone by downloading the Metro Transit App.
  • Ride share services or taxis are also an option. Driving time to the hotel with light traffic is 30 about minutes.

  • Finally, if you’ll be renting a car or driving to the Twin Cities, you can park your car in the Hotel lot (behind the building) for $20.00 per day or in the adjacent Washington Avenue Parking ramp at hourly rates. Inquire at check-in. 

Meeting Location

The Campus Club  - Meeting Rooms A-B-C 
Coffman Memorial Union
300 Washington Avenue Southeast, 4th Floor

Walking map from the Graduate Hotel (6 minutes)  

Meeting Registration 
Registration includes breakfast both days and Thursday evening dinner


Wednesday, October 2

4:30 - 7:00pm   Welcome Reception, Stub & Herbs (one block east of Graduate Hotel) East Bank Campus map

Thursday, October 3

8:00am-2:45pm   Committee meeting, Campus Club (breakfast provided)

3:00-5:30pm    Tour of St. Anthony Falls Laboratory

6:00-8:00pm   Mississippi River dinner cruise

Friday, October 4  

8:00am - 12:15pm   Committee meeting, Campus Club (breakfast provided)

Detailed agenda .pdf


2019 Officers: 
Chair: Kent Kovacs kkovacs@uark.edu  
Vice-Chair: Alex Maas alexmaas@uidaho.edu
Secretary: Travis Warziniack twwarziniack@fs.fed.us
Administrative Advisor: Glenda Humiston
NIFA Reps: Fen C. Hunt