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2023 SLU Summit for Water: Water Research to Build Community Resilience

2023 SLU Summit for Water, Water Research to Build Community Resilience, March 22-23, 2023, Hosted In-Person on SLU's Campus and Online by SLU's Water Institute, Free to Attend

Save the date for the annual Saint Louis University Summit for Water on March 22 and 23, 2023!

Join leaders and experts from academia, industry, nonprofits and government at the SLU Summit for Water to share ideas, learn about the latest research, and tackle some of the most critical and persistent challenges facing our most fundamental resource: water.

Held in alignment with World Water Day, the 2023 SLU Summit for Water will focus on water research to build community resilience, engaging stakeholders across sectors and disciplines to join in the WATER Institute’s mission of advancing water innovation to serve humanity.
The first day of the summit, March 22, will be hosted in person at Saint Louis University's Midtown campus and will feature keynotes, panels, and networking opportunities. The second day of the summit, March 23, will be hosted virtually and feature faculty and student research presentations. 

More details about the 2023 SLU Summit for Water will be posted in the coming months. For more information about the 2022 summit, please see details about last year's event.


Free! There is no charge to attend the SLU Summit for Water, but registration is required. 

Virtual Event Link

Please register at
The summit will be hosted using the virtual conferencing platform Airmeet, and the link for the live presentations will be emailed to registered attendees during the week of March 14. The same event link will provide access to the full two-day program, so you are able to come and go as you please - whether that is just for one particular session or to follow along with all presentations throughout the summit.

If you do not receive an email with the presentation link and viewing details by Monday, March 20, please contact Rachel Rimmerman at

PDH Certificates

We are offering completion certificates to Professional Engineers for Professional Development Hours for each session you attend on the day of the event. Based on Missouri guidelines, the panels and the keynote presentations will each earn one hour, and each research presentation will earn 0.5 hour. Please indicate during registration that you would like to receive PDH certificates. After the event, we will verify your attendance and follow up with the certificates in PDF format.

Unfortunately, we are unable to provide certificates for those who view the recorded content after the summit.


Thank you to our 2022 SLU Summit for Water sponsor, Shimadzu:

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About the WATER Institute

The Water Access, Technology, Environment and Resources (WATER) Institute at Saint Louis University is an interdisciplinary research institute with the mission of advancing water innovation to serve humanity. To learn more, please visit


Please contact Rachel Rimmerman, director of business and outreach, at or 314-977-8725 with any questions or concerns regarding this event.