Every two years, the Columbia River Estuary Conference (CREC) brings together people with interest in the lower Columbia River and its estuary, plume, and nearshore ocean. This year's conference theme is Status of the Estuary and Nearshore Ocean - Implications for the Future. The call for paper and poster abstracts is available online, and abstracts are due February 7, 2020. CREC 2020 will take place April 28-30, 2020 at the Liberty Theater in Astoria, Oregon. Read about past CRECs here.
Visit our CREC 2020 Conference webpage for all the latest information.
New for 2020: We will be holding a lightning round session! For this session, there will be multiple presenters and each presenter will have no more than 5 minutes to present their topic. At the end we will open the session up for audianece questions and participation with the presenters. Please consider submitting and abstract for this session, in addition to or as an alternative to the standard long format session.