Every year, we work hard to put together a program that delivers rich content, engaging speakers, and great field trips in an open and supportive atmosphere conducive to connecting with old colleagues and making new friends. Take a look at the 2017 agenda and program to see what we have to offer!

The themes for the 2017 program are:

  • Tackling the Drinking Water Crisis and Water Affordability
  • Restoring Urban Rivers and Achieving Resiliency
  • Connecting Communities to Rivers and Recreation
  • Protecting and Restoring Flows
  • Growing Organizational Momentum and Impact
  • Reducing Pollution and Safeguarding Clean Water


Agenda items and scheduling subject to change.

Monday, May 8th
6:00pm - 8:00pmRiver Rally 2017 Welcome & Opening Reception
Tuesday, May 9th
7:30am - 9:00amBreakfast & Plenary Speaker
9:30am - 11:00amWorkshops
11:30am - 12:45pmLunch & Plenary Panel
1:00pm - 2:30pmWorkshops
3:00pm - 4:30pmWorkshops
6:30pm - 8:00pmDinner On-Your-Own
8:00pm - 10:30pmTalent Show & Open Mic
Wednesday, May 10th
7:30am - 9:15amBreakfast & Table Top Discussions
9:30am - 11:00amWorkshops
11:30am - 6:00pmField Trips & Teen River Rally Service Learning
6:30pm - 8:00pmDinner On-Your-Own
8:00pm - 10:30pmSYRCL Wild & Scenic Film Festival Movie Night
Thursday, May 11th
7:30am - 9:15amBreakfast & Plenary Speaker
9:30am - 11:00amWorkshops
11:30am - 1:00pmWorkshops
1:00pm - 3:00pmLunch & Plenary Panel
3:00pm - 4:40pmWorkshops
5:30pm - 6:15pmCocktail Reception
6:30pm - 8:30pmRiver Heroes Banquet
8:30pm - …Live Music & Celebration