SWIM2020 — Key dates

February 1, 2020 — Registration opens.

February 15, 2020 — Paper submission, opens.

Papers are limited to a maximum of 6 pages. Peer review is provided. Conference attendance is required for publication. Posters will be accepted, but not reviewed.

April 15, 2020 — Paper submission, closes.

May 15, 2020 — Notification of paper acceptance.

July 15, 2020 — Final submission of publication-ready pdf.

August 28–30, 2020 — Training courses.

Courses will include introduction to salt water intrusion, modeling, and field training. Specifc course content, instructors, and dates are being finalized.

August 30, 2020 — SWIM2020 begins ! ! !

September 4, 2020 — SWIM2020 ends :(

Summer 2022 — SWIM begins again in Israel :)

SWIM2020 — General agenda

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Technical sessions

Similar to other SWIMs, technical sessions will focus on the current and evolving topics of saltwater/freshwater interaction along coasts and inland areas.

Poster session

A poster session will be held Monday night, with refreshments. 

Field trips

Two field trips will held on Wednesday. Pick your preference.

Conference dinner

A conference dinner will be held Thursday night.

Football game

Yes, as always, a football (soccer) game will be held Tuesday night, across the street in Mission Bay Park.

Time to meet each other

The SWIM2020 venue is small, intimate, and conducive to meeting each other. Or you can walk a couple hundred meters to the Pacific Ocean, where you can swim and body surf; walk along the boardwalk; stop in a variety of shops, restaurants, and bars; and enjoy an historical wooden roller coaster.

SWIM2020 — Daily Agenda

Friday–Sunday, August 28–30, 2020

Training courses, which are being planned.

Sunday, August, 30, 2020

4 - 8 pm. Check in. Meet and greet.

Monday, August 31, 2020

8 am – 5 pm. Technical sessions. 

6 – 8  pm. Poster session, with happy hour.

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

8 am – 5 pm. Technical sessions. 

6 - 7 pm. Football (soccer) game.

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

8 am – 5 pm. Field trips.

Thursday, September 3, 2020

8 am – 5 pm. Technical sessions. 

7 - 9  pm. Conference dinner.

Friday, September 4, 2020

8 am – 3 pm. Technical sessions..

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Note: This daily agenda is fixed, but hours may be changed. A more detailed agenda will be provided after specific sessions topics are selected and paper received and reviewed, spring 2020.