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The Low Impact Development (LID) Conference series is organized by members of the ASCE-EWRI Urban Water Resources Research Council who are leaders in the development of LID and green infrastructure technology. This conference provides a national forum to present the latest developments, technologies and case studies related to LID and green infrastructure technology. The International LID Conference will highlight new and continuing work including research, developments, and community adoption of LID throughout the United States and internationally.

Steering Committee

  • Chair: Dwane Jones, University of the District of Columbia, Center for Sustainable Development Resilience
  • Conference Co-Chair: Meghan Hazer, Department of Public Works, Baltimore City, Maryland
  • Technical Program Chair: Neil Weinstein, Low Impact Development Center

Local Field and Workshop Committee Host Co-Chairs

  • Harris Trobman, University of the District of Columbia, Center for Sustainable Development Resilience
  • Meredith Upchurch, Department of Energy and Environment, Washington DC

International Committee Co-Chairs:

  • Michael Clar, Ecosite, Inc.
  • Prof. Jia Haifeng, Tsinghua University
  • Dr. Shaw Yu, University of Virginia
  • Carme Machi Castaner, University of Sao Paolo, Brazil
  • Prof. Chia-Chun Ho, National Taiwan University of Science & Technology

Environmental & Water Resources Institute of ASCE

Created in 1999, the Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) is the recognized leader within ASCE for the integration of technical expertise and public policy in the planning, design, construction, and operation of environmentally sound and sustainable infrastructure impacting air, land, and water resources.

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COVID-19 Update

In response to the global outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19), ASCE is committed to reducing the risk of adverse health impacts to the thousands of ASCE members, guests and staff that participate in numerous ASCE committee meetings, conferences and events. Thank you for your continued patience and dedication to ASCE and its Institutes. We will be hosting this conference virtually from July 20-24, 2020. For more information about the virtual event, please visit

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