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

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The 2020 Symposium will provide attendees with insight into current and emerging issues related to inorganic contaminants, including source and occurrence, monitoring and treatment, regulatory landscape, risk communication, and best management practices. Join the conversation in Denver to participate in in-depth discussions and technical presentations on critical matters related to managing inorganic contaminants in drinking water.

International Attendees: Do you need a letter of invitation from AWWA? Submit the request form. Requests will be honored for attendees and presenters with the intent to register.

Who attends the Symposium?

Water Quality specialists
Lab personnel
Academics & Students
Water Utility Managers
Lab Personnel
Pubic Health Officials
Local & Federal Government


Register by March 20, 2020 for best rates!

 2020 Registration Rates
Non member 
Non member 
Full-Conference Registration (Best Value!) 
Includes sessions, one reception & one lunch
$520 $705  $705  $805
Student (ID required - Same as Full-Conference) $35 $50  $35  $50
Speaker (Same as Full-Conference) $470 $655  $655  $755
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received in writing and faxed or mailed to AWWA. Phone cancellations are not accepted. All cancellations postmarked/fax-dated by early deadline will receive a refund, minus a 25% administrative fee. Cancellations post-deadline will not be refunded; however, substitute registrants are welcome, if pre-approved in writing.
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.

2020 Program now available

The 2020 International Symposium on Inorganics Technical Program provides a comprehensive forum for discussing the latest research on inorganic contaminants in drinking water.

2020 Schedule at-a-glance

Preliminary Schedule. All Symposium events take place at the Embassy Suites Denver Downtown Hotel.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:30 - 10:00 a.m. Opening Plenary Session
10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Technical Session
noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break (on your own)
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 
 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Open 
 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Technical Session
 noon - 1:30 p.m. Luncheon (provided)

Sponsorship Opportunities

The International Symposium on Inorganics offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities to enhance your company's impact and visibility throughout the event.

We invite your company to take advantage of the sponsorship opportunities available below. Being a sponsor is a great way to leverage your presence at the event, increase your brand awareness, and put your organization’s name in front of all Symposium attendees.

Connect your company to a qualified and high-profile audience entirely interested in the management of inorganic contaminants throughout all stages of the water system. 

For sponsor inquiries please contact AWWA Sales.


Hotel Information 

All Symposium events will take place at the Embassy Suites Denver Downtown. 

A conference rate of $199 plus taxes per night has been arranged for AWWA attendees. All guests receive complimentary cooked to order breakfast and complimentary evening reception - Reserve today!

Embassy Suites Denver Downtown 
1420 Stout St., Denver, CO 80202

Denver, Colorado

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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 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 AWWA Lodging

Presenter deadlines and resources

Congratulations on being selected to present!

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  • Create your presentation with our Powerpoint templates Standard Format Wide Format
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If you have any questions or need assistance please contact Education Services

2020 Sponsors & Local Host 




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