Registration for the 2019 New River Symposium is OPEN!

The deadline for abstract submission is March 1st, 2019

Click HERE to view the Call for Presentations

New River Conservancy and Appalachian State University are hosting the New River Symposium, April 11 and 12, 2019. Please join us for this multidisciplinary conference and celebration of the New River Watershed.

Who should attend? Teachers, researchers, community leaders, government officials, stewards, river keepers, planners, boaters, birders, anglers and friends from up and down the old New. Traditionally, the New River Symposium has been a multi-disciplinary conference, open to all with either a professional or amateur interest in the New River.

General Registration

To Register, you will need to use the dropdown below to indicate days of attendence
(Thursday, Friday, or Both) for the New River Symposium.

Student Registration

If you are an active student, you will be able to attend the New River Symposium for FREE!
Click HERE to complete the form for Student Registration.
Please note that you will be asked to show your Student ID upon check-in.


The Symposium has secured lodging at Camp Broadstone for $15 per night.
Please note, no linens or towels will be provided at Camp Broadstone.
Attendees should bring everything you anticipate needing.
If you are interested in making a reservation with Camp Broadstone,
make your selection in the drop down menu below.

General Registration and Lodging

Please Note: If you need to make multiple selections, you will need to select "Continue Shopping"
within the Paypal form to add to your shopping cart.

There is a hotel block with discounted rates available for attendees
at the Courtyard by Marriott in Boone, NC.

Click HERE to make your reservation.
Be sure to make your reservations by March 18th to receive the discount.
Thursday Night Rate is $109/night and Friday Night Rate is $149 per night.

Please note the weblink will state $149 for both nights, however, management will adjust the actual Thursday night rate upon check-in.

Upon completing the Registration and/or Lodging via Paypal, you will receive an email to confirm. Additional information and details will be emailed closer to the date of the Symposium

Questions? Contact