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Registration for the hybrid 2022 WRRI Annual Conference is now closed.

Notices About Registration & Attendance

  • In-person conference attendees will have access to full conference offerings, including concurrent sessions, keynote speaker, networking opportunities, exhibitors and an evening reception with poster presentations.
  • Online content will consist of our keynote speaker and all concurrent sessions on both March 23 and 24 over Zoom. Due to WRRI’s capacity, we are unable to offer networking, exhibitors and poster presentations online. Online attendees will be eligible for PDH/CEU credits. There are additional costs associated with hybrid events, including technology to live stream sessions. For this reason, registration fees to attend the conference will be the same for both in-person and online attendees.
  • We will be following NC State protocols related to COVID-19. Masks are optional but encouraged when inside the McKimmon Center. Please continue to check for the latest guidance.
  • It is very important we have accurate attendance numbers for catering and other conference logistics. Please commit to how you would like to attend the conference and register with your choice. We will accommodate attendees who would like to attend in-person one day and online one day. Questions? Email Kaitlin Tucker and Anna Martin
  • WRRI is able to offer financial assistance to a limited number of attendees to partially cover registration for the Annual Conference, including those who are representing community groups. If you are interested, please reach out to Kaitlin Tucker at
  • If you have any questions about registration or the conference, please reach out to Kaitlin Tucker and Anna Martin

Professional Development Hours

WRRI will offer PDH/CEU credits for the 2022 Annual Conference. Attendance on March 23 will provide 6 PDH credits. Attendance on March 24 will provide 5.5 PDH credits. In order to receive any type of credit for the conference, you must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Register and complete payment for the event in advance.
  • If attending virtually, send back a completed Sponsor Evaluation to Anna A. Martin at If attending in-person, complete this form at the registration desk.
    • Please provide the day of your attendance on the form. If you attend both days, you only need to submit a single form.
  • Complete the online conference evaluation (survey will open 3/24).

Once these requirements have been met, you will receive an electronic certificate of completion. Please allow several days for processing.

WRRI is an approved sponsor for NCBELS (License # S-0302) and NC Board for Licensing of Geologists (pre-approved provider list). This conference has been approved by the NC Board of Licensed Soil Scientists for 11.5 PDH credits (6 credits day 1, 5.5 credits day 2). WRRI is currently seeking approval from the NC Board of Landscape Architects for credit approval.

Note: While WRRI offers Professional Development Credit for this program, it is up to each professional to determine if the content is relevant to his/her individual practice and suitable for his/her continuing education. Upon completion and return of required paperwork, each attendee will receive an electronic certificate for their records and self-reporting.


The WRRI Annual conference will a hybrid event on March 23-24, 2022 with the virtual sessions hosted via the Zoom platform. WRRI is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually striving to make our digital environment accessible and inclusive. If you run into any accessibility barriers or have accessibility-related feedback, please contact Kaitlin Tucker ( to share your concerns. In order to find solutions to issues, notice one week or more before the event is appreciated.

Registration Rates

  • 2-Day Regular Registrant: $250
  • 2-Day Existing/New NCWRA Member: $220
  • 2-Day Full -Time Student: $50
  • Nonprofit/Government Exhibitor: $300 (includes an exhibitor table and registration for one person)