Northeast Aquatic Biologist Conference


Presentations and materials from the 2019 Northeast Aquatic Biologist Conference may be found at the archived conference page here.



The conference will be held February 27 – March 1, 2019 at the Holiday Inn in Saratoga Springs, New York. The Conference Agenda may be found here

This conference, coordinated by New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) in partnership with member states and EPA, continues the tradition of providing a forum for the professional sharing of knowledge and collaboration that the aquatic and environmental biologist community in the Northeast has come to represent.

This conference is open to all registrants, and attendees will include representatives from public and private sectors in New England and New York State, including participants from state, federal, and municipal governments; the private sector; academia; and watershed organizations.


The agenda for the 2019 NAB Conference has been set. This years agenda covers a variety of important topics including but not limited to: bioassessment, cyanobacteria, chloride impacts, continuous monitoring, and citizen science. Along with many great talks, there will be plenty of opportunities to network, including at our poster session and evening social event.

Speaker Bio’s may be found here.


Full conference registration is $190 for general attendees, and $160 for students and presenters.
Registration includes the following:

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019 – Evening Reception and breaks

Thursday, Feb 28, 2019 – Includes breakfast, lunch, banquet dinner, and breaks

Friday, Mar 1, 2019 – Includes breakfast and breaks

A single-day option is also available.

The last day to register is February 8th!


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn Saratoga Springs in downtown Saratoga Springs, NY at the rate of $110 + tax.

232 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, New York
United States

The room block closes on February 2, 2019. Reservations can be made online, or by calling the hotel, (518) 584-4550, and under the group name: NAB. All reservations must be guaranteed by a valid major credit card, which will be supplied at the time of reservation. Guest check-in time is 3:00pm; check-out time is 11:00 AM. Any guaranteed reservation not cancelled 48 hours prior to arrival will be subject to cancellation fees.

To book a room, use the following link to the hotel website. Enter the 3-letter code “NAB” in the ‘group code’ box and you will automatically gain access to the group’s discounted rate.

Reservation Link

If you have any questions or concerns about making reservations, please contact Kathleen Kolva (NEIWPCC Events and Operations Coordinator) at
978-349-2048 or


Payment Information: Conference registration will be accepted via check or credit card. Purchase Orders are not accepted.

Cancellation Policy: Attendee cancellations made by January 18, 2019 will be refunded less a $15.00 processing fee.
Refunds will not be issued for attendee cancellation received after January 18, 2019.
Exhibitor registration is non-refundable.

Check Payments: Please make checks payable to NEIWPCC. When mailing in your check, please reference your confirmation number on the check, or mail the check with a printed copy of your confirmation. Please include the check number below, if available (not required).

NEIWPCC (ATTN: Jennifer Sylvester)
650 Suffolk Street, Suite 410
Lowell, MA 01854

Checks must be received within two weeks of submitting conference registration.

For more information about the NAB Workgroup, please visit


For general conference questions, please contact Jasper Hobbs at
978-349-2514 or

We hope to see you in Saratoga Springs, NY!

Thank You to Our Sponsors!