Passaic River Symposium VII

Environmental Management for a Sustainable Passaic!

Organized by the Passaic River Institute
of Montclair State University
October 13 - 14, 2016

The seventh Passaic River Symposium will be an event featuring and integrating environmental management, watershed science, flood prevention, urban environments, sustainable development, and the Lower Passaic River Restoration Project.  The symposium will include 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 will focus on the Record of Decision for the Lower 8.3 Miles of the Lower Passaic River, environmental monitoring results, flooding, storm water management, water quality and water supply, ecosystem restoration, and environmental advocacy and public outreach efforts.  Projects in the upper River and tributary watersheds will also play a prominent role in this conference.  Together, the Symposium will discuss in the context of how to achieve a vision for a sustainable Passaic River.


Mail registrations must be postmarked by October 1, 2016. On-line registrations will be accepted until October 7, 2016. Payment by credit card, check, or purchase order only. Registration fees (includes continental breakfast, lunch and book of abstracts):

Ticket TypePrice
Two-day $260
One-day $150
Two-day Student $50
One-day Student $30



We invite private companies, government agencies, non-profit organizations and academic institutions to apply to sponsor and/or exhibit at the conference. If your organization is interested in being an exhibitor, you can register online at Exhibits should be appropriate for the symposium topics. Space is limited. If your organization is interested in being a sponsor, please contact us at or call 973-655-5423.

Note: Select the Exhibitor ticket option when selecting your ticket type


The Symposium will be held at the Conference Center at Montclair State University on the 7th floor of the University Hall. It is a first-class conference center with a spectacular panoramic view of the Manhattan skyline.


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