Calgary Symposium 2017

Characterizing regional groundwater flow systems:
Insight from practical applications and theoretical development
26 – 28 June, 2017
Calgary, Alberta, Canada



This international symposium will examine the current state of the regional groundwater flow concept, discuss any recent theoretical advancement, and share experiences from applications spanning energy exploration to environmental management.




  • Monday 26 June: Ice breaker reception from 6:00 to 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday 27 June: Symposium day 1 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday 28 June: Symposium day 2 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Lunch and refreshments will be provided on each day of the Symposium.

The agenda can be accessed here.


The length of the oral presentation is 12 minutes plus 3 minutes discussion.

Poster must fit on a landscape-format poster board which is 8-ft wide by 4-ft high (244 x 122 cm).


Symposium registration

Please register using the online registration form.

Symposium fee: CAD 250


Symposium venue: University of Calgary, Alberta Room – Dining Centre

Suggested hotel: Hotel Alma (located at the University of Calgary adjacent to the venue)

Hotel Alma will offer guest room rates for delegates of the symposium (CAD 139 per night). When booking your room, the Group Name is “International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) Regional Groundwater Symposium”. There is a link to the Hotel Alma as part of the registration website.


For more information please contact the Organizing Chair, Dr. Brian Smerdon or the Secretary Ádám Tóth

The symposium will be hosted by the IAH Canadian National Chapter, and organized by the IAH Commission on Regional Groundwater Flow in cooperation with the IAH Commission on Groundwater and Energy.

Download the Announcement
Download the Call for Abstracts