February 13-17, 2017
Long Beach, California


Join AWWA and AMTA to explore how the latest developments in membrane technology can enhance water reliability and quality. Each year the conference reveals new directions in water and wastewater treatment technologies, desalting and membrane bioreactor applications.


2017 Call for Abstracts is now closed.

Thank you for your interest in the 2017 Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition. 
Contact Education Services or call 303.347.6181 if you have questions regarding abstract submission.

For complete information on abstract and workshop submittals, visit the 2017 MTC Call for Abstracts page.

Membrane technologies are increasingly used in many applications including municipal water, wastewater, and reuse, as well as in a host of industrial processes. This conference will explore the development and implementation of membrane technologies as well as operation and maintenance of membrane equipment and facilities.  Membrane technology experts and industry pioneers will provide details on existing and emerging products and systems, discuss information and best practices for treating a wide-range of water qualities, and reveal new directions in membrane research and system design and operation.


Technical Program  

The 2016 Technical Program consisted of presentations spanning three days of professional sessions, four in-depth pre-conference workshops, membrane facility tour and a comprehensive exhibit hall.

2016 Technical Program Guide (PDF)

New! Post-Event 2016 Conference proceedings will be available online for all 2016 full conference registrants. Approximately eight weeks after the conference a URL will be emailed to all eligible attendees to access the proceedings. Be sure to add service@awwa.org to your safe sender list!

For questions regarding proceedings, email service@awwa.org. Past conference proceedings may also be purchased through the AWWA Store or by calling Customer Service at 800.926.7337.

MTC Awards

Congratulations to all winners! See the 2016 Press Release for Awardee information. 

Water Quality Person of the Year Award

Robert O. Vernon Award- Membrane Plant Operator Award

Membrane Facility Award

In addition, the following were also awarded during the 2016 Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition:

Conference Paper Presentation Award
Conference Poster Award
Conference Student Paper Presentation Award
Conference Student Poster Award
Best Membrane Treatment of Water Exhibit Award



Thank you to our 2016 exhibitors!

Over 70% of exhibiting companies renewed their exhibit space for 2017, and we thank you for your continued support. Is your company interested in exhibiting or sponsoring in 2017? 

2017 Floor Plan & Exhibitor List

2016 Exhibitor List

Package your booth with a sponsorship for even greater value! Ample sponsorship opportunities exist for non-exhibiting companies as well. Get recognized!  Learn more.

Attendees - don't miss the MTC Exhibit Hall! 

The MTC exhibit hall showcases the latest in membrane technology and services with more than 80 companies and dedicated exhibit hall hours. As an attendee, you will enjoy extensive networking opportunities, poster sessions, refreshment breaks, attendee luncheon and networking receptions—all taking place inside the MTC exhibit hall!

2017 MTC at-a-Glance* 

All events take place at the Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, California
Hotel information will be available in August 2016.

 Monday, February 13, 2017  
 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Pre-Conference Workshops (additional fee)
 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.  Exhibit Hall Open
Tuesday, February 14  
 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.  Opening General Session
 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Exhibit Hall Open
 10:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.  Technical Sessions
 Wednesday, February 15  
 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Technical Sessions
 10:00 a.m. -6:00 p.m.  Exhibit Hall Open
 noon - 1:30 p.m.  Awards Luncheon
 Thursday, February 16  
 8:00 - 11:00 a.m.  Exhibit Hall Open
 9:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.  Technical & Closing Sessions
Friday, February 17  
 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Technical Facility Tour(s)
 *Preliminary - Subject to Change  

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