International Symposium on Inorganics - March 21-22, 2017 | Detroit, Michigan

The 2017 International Symposium on Inorganics encompasses a combination of technical presentations and in-depth discussions on the critical matters related to inorganic contaminants in water. Attendees will gain insights into the current and emerging issues related to inorganic contaminants, including sources and occurrence, monitoring and treatment, regulatory landscape, potential health issues, and best practices for managing these contaminants and communicating their risks.

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Members save up to $100 on a full-conference registration if you register by February 21, 2017.

Registration Type


Full Conference Registration  
Includes access to all technical sessions, one lunch and proceedings
$495 $695
Student (ID required) $60 $90
Speaker $445 $445

Cancellation Policy:
Please send cancellations in writing, on company letterhead, via fax or email to AWWA. Phone cancellations are not accepted. All cancellations emailed/fax-dated by February 28, 2017, will receive a refund, minus a 25% administrative fee. Beginning on February 28, 2017, cancellations will not be refunded; however, substitute registrants are always welcome. Fax requests for substitutions or cancellations to 303.347.0804 or email Customer Service

Photo and Information Release: By registering for this event, you agree to allow AWWA to use your photo in any AWWA-related publication or website. Registrants may receive show-related and promotional emails from sponsors. AWWA uses a third party for this service, and at no time was your email disclosed to sponsors. 


All events will take place at:

Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
Detroit Marriott400 Renaissance Drive, Detroit, MI 48243

Discover an unmatched hotel in downtown Detroit, Mich., that soars 70 floors above the Detroit River and is situated on the RiverWalk, next door to Hart Plaza. The Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center is one of the leading hotels in Detroit that recently completed a $30M renovation and is located in the heart of the city providing access to restaurants, sports and an exciting nightlife. The Detroit People Mover public transportation system enables guests of this Detroit hotel to downtown.

Reservations can be made by individuals by calling  877.901.6632. Mention AWWA 2017 Symposium or book online below.

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Alert: AWWA is aware of multiple organizations contacting attendees to solicit hotel rooms. For your protection, reserve hotel accommodations using only the link above. Reservations made through any housing services company cannot be guaranteed by AWWA and could result in hidden charges, unusual restrictions, or incorrect hotel placement. If you are contacted by any, please AWWA Conferences with details.

Technical Program 

Online Technical Program 

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Conference Proceedings

Full-conference attendees will receive an email with access to the proceedings URL approximately six weeks after the conference concludes.

Past conference proceedings can be purchased through the AWWA store or by contacting Customer Service at 800.926.7337.

2017 International Symposium on Inorganics

 Preliminary schedule. All conference events take place at the Detroit Marriott
 Tuesday, March 21, 2017
 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Registration Open
 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Technical Sessions (Lunch Included)
 5:00 - 6:00 p.m  Reception

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Registration Open
 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Technical Sessions (Lunch On Your Own)


For questions regarding registration, lodging or general conference questions, please contact the Conferences and Events Group.