Join us online to learn about and discuss data-driven solutions to global water challenges. The virtual symposium will highlight smart water innovations from multiple perspectives and help attendees master how to use digital solutions to operate water utilities more efficiently, while increasing their resilience to cyber hazards. The workshop "Understanding and Embracing Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics" will precede the symposium on November 9th. For information on the workshop, please see the pre-symposium workshop agenda under "Virtual Program".
Join us in November 2020 for the AWWA|SWAN International Smart Water Symposium. Virtual attendance will include unique interactive forums for you to engage, network and share ideas with smart water thought leaders from the water and wastewater sectors.
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Pre-Symposium Workshop Agenda
The virtual program will explore innovative, data-driven solutions to global water and wastewater challenges with a focus on utility case studies highlighting successful leadership and smart water strategies.
Session highlights include:
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This joint Symposium will attract hundreds of water and wastewater professionals, including:
• Progressive global water utilities
• Industry recognized experts
• Leading technology providers
• Smart water thought leaders
As sponsorship opportunities are limited, we advise you to secure your spot early to gain maximum marketing exposure. This is an excellent opportunity for sponsors to gain visibility and promote products and services to a highly targeted audience.
2020 Virtual Sponsorship Opportunities
2020 Virtual Profile Sample
The premier event for smart water solutions - be there!
Has the conference been cancelled?
No, the “in-person” conference scheduled in Austin, Texas has been replaced with a virtual conference over the same dates, November 10-11, 2020 (with a pre-conference virtual workshop on November 9, 2020.
When will registration open for the AWWA│SWAN International Smart Water Virtual Symposium?
Registration is open! Click on the "Registration" Tab above to register online or fill out the registration form.
Do I have to register in advance, or can I register the day of?
We encourage you to register in advance so that we can be sure to have plenty of bandwidth available. However, you can register the day of the event.
Can I share my meeting login with other members of my team?
No, everyone who wants to view the AWWA│SWAN International Smart Water Virtual Symposium must register.
Who should I contact with additional questions?
For conference attendees, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For presenters, moderators and CEU credits, please contact email@example.com
For sponsors, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Technical Content Questions:
I had planned to attend AWWA/SWAN International Smart Water Symposium to meet my Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and/or Professional Development Hours (PDHs) requirement. What other options do I have?
We will still host the event virtually; registration will open in mid-September. AWWA has many opportunities that provide CEUs, including eLearning, webinars, future events and more. New this year, we will launch the AWWA Virtual Summit on September 23-24, 2020. Participants may be able earn additional CEUs, depending on their state licensing agency. As information becomes available, updates will be provided at awwa.org/Events-Education. Learn more about CEU credits here.
Will sessions be available after the event? For how long?
Sessions will be available to registered attendees for 30-days after the event. But you MUST be registered to view this content on-demand. Attendees will also be able to explore and interact with sponsor profiles for 30-days.
Will the sessions be interactive?
Yes, you will be able to ask presenters questions and interact with other attendees within the session.
I had planned to attend as a presenter. Are there other opportunities for my presentation content to be delivered through AWWA?
Yes, this conference will still be held virtually. All submitted abstracts will automatically be put into the mix for use to pull the virtual conference together by the planning committee. You do not need to re-submit. If you do not wish to have your abstract considered for the virtual event, please contact Education Services at email@example.com by Monday, August 17th, 2020. We also have several additional options available:
I submitted an abstract that was accepted – can I submit it to another organization?
Yes. Your abstract can be submitted to other organizations.
For questions regarding registration, lodging or general conference questions, please contact the Conferences and Events Group.