Conferences and Symposiums

Passaic River Symposium VI

Intersecting Priorities

Organized by the Passaic River Institute of Montclair State University

Thursday October 9, 2014 & Friday October 10, 2014

Montclair State University Conference Center
1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ

Passaic River Basin and Sub-Watersheds Map

The sixth Passaic River Symposium was an event featuring environmental management, watershed science, and the Lower Passaic River Restoration Project. The symposium included invited keynote speakers and plenary sessions/presentations on all aspects of environmental management challenges relevant to the Passaic River Basin and other regional watersheds. This conference year focused on sediment remediation, environmental monitoring results, flooding, ecosystem restoration, and environmental advocacy and public outreach efforts. Projects in the upper River and tributary watersheds also played a prominent role in this conference.

Symposium Proceedings

The Passaic River Symposium VI proceedings will be published after the symposium. Authors of accepted contributions to the Symposium are invited and encouraged to submit a full proceedings manuscript. Information on manuscript preparation will be provided soon after the notification of abstract acceptance. Only papers presented at the Symposium are eligible for review and possible publication in the proceedings. All manuscripts will be peer-reviewed and must comply with all guidelines for scientific papers that will be available as noted.

Conference Location

The Symposium was held at the Conference Center at Montclair State University on the 7th floor of University Hall. It is a first-class conference center with a spectacular panoramic view of the Manhattan skyline. Visit the Conference Center webiste for information and directions.

For More Information

Direct any inquires or questions to Dr. Meiyin Wu, Director of the Passaic River Institute and chair of the Symposium at or call 973-655-5423.