2017 Spring Workshop Program

“There’s an App for That: Emerging
Technologies in Water Quality”

Alamance Community College
1247 Jimmie Kerr Rd. Graham, NC 27253
Main Building, Patterson Auditorium, Main 301

Thursday, May 4

8:00 am    Registration & Refreshments

8:30 am    Welcome and Introductory Remark

8:45 am    Session I

“An overview of the NCSU Aquatic Plants App”
Dr. Rob Richardson, North Carolina State University

“EDDMapS & SEEDN: Apps to identify and report invasive plants,   insects,   and pathogens”
Dr. Bridget Lassiter, North Carolina Department of Agriculture

“Water Watcher’s App: an app for citizens to report pollution problems”
David Caldwell, Mecklenburg County, NC

10:00 am    Break & Refreshments – Networking and Poster Sessions

10:30 am  Session II

“UPI’s new aquatic mobile app ”
Justin Nawrocki, United Phosphorus, Inc.

” Increase Your APPtitude! A foundational understanding of mobile apps and how to build them”
Eric Schmieder

11:45 am Lunch   provided

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm  Poster session and networking

1:00 pm  Session III

 “Installation of two wetlands on the UNCG Campus – I wish there was an app for that!”
Dr. Parke Rublee, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

“Streamlining field data collection using apps”
Joey Smith, North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality

2:00 pm   Break & Refreshments – Networking and Poster Sessions

2:30 pm   Session IV

“Resources available through NC State’s “TurfFiles” website”
Emily Erickson, North Carolina State University

“Continuous Monitoring and Alert Notification Network (CMANN) – a continuous water quality monitoring network for streams and lakes”
Ryan Spidel, Mecklenburg County, NC

3:45   pm   Closing Remarks