Water Infrastructure Conference & Exposition


Water Infrastructure Conference

Oct. 13-16, 2015
Bethesda, Maryland

Call for papers is open! 


It's time to confront America's water infrastructure challenges. This conference will address essential water infrastructure planning and reinvestment strategies that utilities need to incorporate now. Critical infrastructure protection through comprehensive emergency preparedness efforts and enhanced security measures will also be covered.

Check out the 2014 Water Infrastructure Conference, review the 2014 technical program and conference announcement to see what you may have missed.

On-site Technical Program (PDF, 7MB)

Conference Announcement (PDF)


Enjoy dedicated exhibit hours, Exhibit Hall Education Sessions, conference luncheons, refreshment breaks and Monday evening networking reception—all taking place inside the exhibit hall! 

2014 Exhibitor List

Interested in exhibiting or sponsoring?

Your partners in the water industry have solutions to the water and wastewater infrastructure, asset management, technology, and emergency preparedness challenges that utilities face. Networking time in the exhibit hall can be a rich educational experience - join us!

Thank you to our conference sponsors!

Pure Technologies - Lanyards & Conference Program
Arcadis - Refreshment Breaks
Brown and Caldwell - Registration Packet
Water Design-Build Council - Registration Packet
Electro Scan Inc. - Silver Sponsor
HDR - Silver Sponsor
Woolpert - Bronze Sponsor
M.E. Simpson Co., Inc. - Conference Program
Mueller Co. - Conference Program

 

Water Infrastructure Conference at-a-Glance

 Preliminary Schedule. All conference events take place at the Besthesda North Marriott.
 
 Tuesday, October 13
 
 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Registration Open
 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Full Day Workshops 
 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Half-Day Workshop
   
 Wednesday, October 14
 
7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Registration Open
 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.  Opening General Session
 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Exhibit Hall Open
 9:30 -10:30 a.m.  Dedicated Exhibit Hall Time
 10:30 a.m. - noon
 Interactive Discussion Sessions
 10:45 - 11:45 a.m.
 Exhibit Hall Education Sessions
 noon - 1:30 p.m.  Luncheon with Exhibits
 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.  Technical Sessions
 3:00 - 3:30 p.m.  Break - Dedicated Exhibit Hall Time
 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 Technical Sessions
 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.  Networking Reception in Exhibit Hall
   
 Thursday, October 15
 
 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Registration Open
 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
 Technical Sessions
 9:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
 Exhibit Hall Open
 9:45 - 10:30 a.m.  Dedicated Exhibit Hall Time
 noon - 1:30 p.m.  Lunch with Exhibits
 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.  Exhibit Hall Education Sessions
 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.   Technical Sessions
 3:00 - 3:30 p.m.  Refreshment Break
 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
 Technical Sessions
   
 Friday, October 16
 
 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  Registration open
 9:00 a.m. - noon  Technical Sessions




















































Call for papers is now open.

Submit an abstract

For more information, contact Education Services or call 303.347.6181.

Call for papers announcement (PDF)

Conference topics include

 Managing Cyber Risk for Water Utilities
• Risk/Resilience Management
• Critical Infrastructure Protection
• Extreme Event Planning and Response
• Infrastructure Condition Assessment
• Innovative Pipeline Rehabilitation
• Infrastructure Design and CIP
• Infrastructure Operations & Maintenance
• Innovations for Infrastructure Management
• Capital Projects—Planning, Financing and Delivery
• Alternate Funding Sources for Infrastructure
• Technology/Tools for Utility Planning, Management, Operations
• System Modeling—Hydraulic, Process, GIS
• Smart Water Networks
• Sustainable Infrastructure Design
• Pipeline Management in Distribution and Collection Systems
• Asset Management Programs

Topics are subject to change. Submit your abstract by February 23, 2015.

Conference Registration

Thank you for your interest in attending the Water Infrastructure Conference. Registration will open in 2015
 


Hotel Information

Atlanta, Georgia

Bethesda North Marriott
5701 Marinelli Rd
North Bethesda, MD 20852
    
Discover the comforts of one of the premier hotels in Bethesda, Md., with a stay at the prominent Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. Conveniently located near the White Flint Metro Station, guests enjoy easy access to downtown Bethesda, Rockville, Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia attractions.

Alert: AWWA is aware of multiple organizations contacting attendees to solicit hotel rooms. For your protection, reserve hotel accommodations using only the  phone nuber above. Reservations made through any other 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 an agency other than Par Avion - the official AWWA Housing Bureau, please email Dina Werkmeister .

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

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