Membrane Technology


Membrane 2025


Membrane Technology Conference

The AMTA/AWWA Membrane Technology Conference explores 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. 

Join us in Long Beach in 2025!

2025 AMTA-AWWA Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition
February 24-27, 2025
Long Beach Convention Center  | Long Beach, California

Registration opens in fall 2024!

Who attends MTC?

  • Consultants and Contractors
  • Designers
  • Professors and students
  • Federal, state and municipal management and executives
  • Local, state and federal regulators
  • International audience
  • Manufacturers, suppliers and distributors
  • Operators
  • Scientists and researchers
  • Water and wastewater engineers
  • Water utility plant management and executives

Sample Registration Rates

Registration Type
*Subject to change
Member Early Rate Nonmember Early Rate
Member Late  Rate Nonmember Late Rate
Full-Conference Registration (Best Value!) 
Includes technical sessions, exposition, meals, networking events;
does not include workshops
$865 $1,080 $920 $1,135
Student (Validation required - same as Full-Conference) $110 $110 $110 $110
Operator/Professor/Regulator (Validation required - same as Full-Conference) $435 $540 $500 $595
Exhibits-Only All Days (non-booth staff) $105 $105 $105 $105
Pre-Conference Workshops (half day)  $165 $238 $190 $290
Technical Facility Tours $45 $95 $55 $105

Members enjoy registration discounts. Join us!

AMTA Membership Information  |   AWWA Membership Information 

Conference Policies & Code of Conduct

Cancellation Policy: AWWA must receive cancellations in writing. Phone cancellations are not accepted. All cancellations dated on or before deadline will receive a refund, minus a 25% administrative fee. After deadline, cancellations will not be refunded; however, substitute registrants are welcome. Email requests for substitutions or cancellations to

For COVID-19 resources, and health and wellness information, please visit the MTC COVID-19 resources page


Technical Program

Each year the AMTA-AWWA Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition features technical podium and poster sessions, pre-conference workshops, facility tours, networking and a comprehensive Exhibit Hall. Attendees explore how the latest developments in technology can enhance water reliability and quality through membrane filtration, reuse, desalting, RO/NF/MF/UF and MBR for water treatment. The MTC planning committee is excited to share another outstanding technical program in 2025 - details coming soon!

2024 Schedule at-a-Glance

2024 Technical Program and Proceedings

Conference Topics include

  • Membrane Development, Research, and Innovation
  • Plant Operation, Maintenance, and Management
  • Reuse
  • Project Planning and Design
  • Membrane Filtration Applications 
  • Planning and Operations
  • Concentrate Management
  • Seawater Desalination

Pre-Conference Workshops & Tours 

Workshops and Facility Tours offer additional opportunities for in-depth, hands-on learning. Additional Registration and fees are required, these items are not included in the full conference registration. 2025 details will be available in Fall 2024.


Certificates of Completion

AMTA-AWWA will provide Certificates of Completion for sessions & workshops. Use the conference Mobile App to track your session attendance by downloading “AWWA Events” from your app store, then entering posted Check-in & Check-out codes at the beginning and conclusion of each session.

Mobile App Tutorial Video

How to access Certificates of Completion

Important Note: All approvals are at the discretion of your licensing agency, and a Certificate of Completion does not guarantee that your agency will award you credit. It is the individual's responsibility to contact the licensing agency to confirm that the education program is acceptable for continuing education credit. Visit to learn more.

Please allow 30-60 days for certificate processing time. For login assistance, call 800.926.7337 or email For certificate discrepancies or continuing education questions, email

Exhibitor & Sponsor Opportunities

The Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition is the premier event for membrane technology and applications in North America. Each year, MTC offers a wide variety of sponsorship packages and exhibitor opportunities to enhance your company's exposure and visibility throughout the conference. 

Connect your company to a qualified and high-profile audience entirely interested in the membrane industry.

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2025 Resources:



For questions about reserving exhibit space, sponsorships, advertising, or membership please contact AWWA Sales.

Companies Starting with 0-9 and A-I

Donna Walstrom - Sales Manager

Companies Starting with J-Z

Eddie Quinn - Sales Manager

For general exhibitor questions, including logistics, rules and regulations, badge registration, facilities, scheduling, and special needs, contact AWWA Exhibit Services

The MTC 2025 Call for Abstracts is now open. 

Call for Abstracts has been EXTENDED until 4:00 p.m. Mountain Time on Thursday, August 1, 2024.
Any submissions provided after the call closes will not be accepted.

MTC25 is accepting abstracts for the follow topics:
Project Planning, Design, and Procurement 
Microfiltration and Ultrafiltration  
Nanofiltration and Reverse Osmosis 
Potable Reuse
Wastewater & Non-Potable Reuse
Residuals Management and Zero Liquid Discharge
Plant Operation, Maintenance and Management
Specific Contaminant Removal
Additional Technologies
Research, Advances and Innovations in Membranes 

Submit an Abstract


MTC Awards: Call for Nominations!

Robert O. Vernon Award - Membrane Plant Operator Award
Membrane Facility Award

Please visit the forms below for a description of each award, and to submit your nominations.

MTC Operator of the Year

MTC Facility of the Year

Congratulations to all winners! Past Awardee Information

Get to Know AWWA and AMTA

Members enjoy registration discounts. Join us!

AMTA Membership Information  |   AWWA Membership Information