The 34th Annual Nonpoint Source (NPS) Conference will be held April 10-11, 2024 in Old Saybrook, Connecticut.

The Annual NPS Conference is the premier forum in the Northeast for sharing information and improving communication on NPS pollution issues and projects. Since 1990, NEIWPCC, in partnership with its member states, has been coordinating the event. Conference participants include federal, tribal, state, and municipal government staff, private sector professionals, nonprofit and watershed organization staff, as well as college and university students and professors.

Call for Abstracts

The theme is Climate Resiliency through NPS Outreach and Implementation. Abstract submissions that focus on or include aspects of new technology, environmental justice, agricultural solutions, and innovative partnerships are encouraged.

The call for abstracts is open through December 17, 2023. Multiple presentation formats are encouraged, including:

  • Presentation (20–25-minute presentation followed by 10-5 minutes Q&A)
  • Workshop/panel discussion (1 hour)
  • Poster 


The event will be held at the Saybrook Point Resort & Marina in Old Saybrook, Connecticut.

COVID-19 Policy

NEIWPCC is committed to providing an event environment that keeps all participants as safe as possible and promotes the well-being of our community. It is recommended that all individuals who participate in NEIWPCC events be fully vaccinated, however, this is no longer a requirement to attend.

We encourage attendees to take CDC recommendations and their individual circumstances into account when making a decision about preventative actions. By voluntarily choosing to attend NEIWPCC events, participants assume all risks associated with exposure to COVID-19.

Attendees should NOT participate in NEIWPCC events if they display any symptoms of COVID-19. Anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 within ten (10) days of the event must test negative prior to attending.

Conference Archives

To view select information from past Annual NPS Conferences, including the agenda and presentation slides, visit the Conference Proceedings page.


To be added to the conference email list and for questions about current and previous conference agendas, speakers, topics, and content, please contact Devon Case.