2013 LID SymposiumThe 2013 International Low Impact Development (LID) Symposium will be held 18–21 August 2013 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The Draft Program is now available for the 2013 International LID Symposium. This is a unique conference where policy, research and practice come together to accelerate effective implementation of low impact development and green infrastructure to meet clean water goals and requirements.

Concurrent Session Tracks

The Symposium features 7 tracks on Monday and 12 tracks on Tuesday and Wednesday (over 290 presentations). Session categories include: Policies; Ordinances and Regulatory Compliance; LIDPractices; Education and Outreach, Modeling and Computations; Retrofitting and Redevelopment; Planning and Design; Design and Construction; Financing and Cost Benefit; LID Applications, Monitoring and Measurements; and Maintenance of LID Practices. In addition, over 60 Posters will be available in the main meeting space. Check out the Program at a Glance and Concurrent Session Program.

One-Year Access to Recorded Presentations

Over 90% of the concurrent session presentations will be recorded and available to symposium attendees through a secure website for one year. This is inclusive in the 2013 LID Symposium registration fee and will only be available to symposium registrants.

Pre-Symposium Short Courses and Tours

Nine ASCE half-day short courses and one all-day short course, will be offered on Sunday, 18 August 2013. Four half-day tours will be offered on Wednesday, 21 August 2013, from 12:30–5:00 p.m.. More detailed information regarding these short courses and tours is available on the Symposium website.

Networking Event

Symposium attendees are invited to join us Monday evening at Harriet Island on the Mississippi River just one mile from the LID Symposium. Guests will enjoy a summer evening at the park networking with stormwater quality policy makers, designers, educators and researchers from nearly every state throughout the united states and many locations throughout the world. This event is included in the registration fee.

Sponsors and Exhibitors

The Symposium website lists those who have already arranged to support the LID Symposium. Sponsorships are available at several levels and each receive recognition benefits, including exhibit booth space. Details can be found on the website.

National Partners

  • ASCE Environmental & Water Resources Institute
  • American Society of Landscape Architects
  • California Water Boards
  • Center for Watershed Protection
  • Chesapeake Stormwater Network
  • Credit Valley Conservation
  • National NEMO Network
  • North Carolina State University
  • Seattle Public Utilities
  • University of New Hampshire Stormwater Center
  • Urban Drainage and Flood Control District
  • Villanova Urban Stormwater Partnership
  • Water Environment Federation
  • Water Environment Research Foundation