Sustainable Water Management

 

Presenting solutions for balancing the benefits of conservation with the costs, managing water resources, sustainable utilities and infrastructure, urban planning and design, energy efficiency, water conservation, stormwater and reuse.

Registration Opens in Fall 2019

Thank you to everyone who joined us in Tucson to make the 2019 Sustainable Water Conference a huge success! We look forward to seeing you March 29-April 1, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. All 2020 conference events will take place in the downtown Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. 

Who attends?

  • Water resource planners and engineers
  • Conservation professionals
  • Green infrastructure professionals
  • Municipal water & wastewater utilities
  • Industry consultants
  • Local, state, and federal governmental agencies
  • Water utility investors
  • Educators
  • Private industrial systems
  • Agricultural interests
  • Research groups
  • Utility managers
  • Public affairs managers
  • Special interests such as golf courses, aquifer storage, and recovery

     

Sample Registration Rates (subject to change) Member Early Rate  Nonmember Early Rate 
 
Member Late  Rate  Nonmember Late Rate 
Full-Conference Registration (Best Value!) 
Includes sessions, lunch & receptions; does not include Sunday workshops
$595 $775 $775 $875
Monday Only (includes sessions, lunch & reception) $360 $540  $540 $640
Tuesday/Wednesday Only (includes sessions) $310 $490 $490 $590
Student (validation required - same as Full-Conference) $35 $50 $35 $50
Speaker (validation required - same as Full-Conference) $355 $355 $355 $355
Pre-Conference Workshops  Monday workshop prices vary - see program tab for details


Cancellation Policy: Please send cancellations in writing, on company letterhead, via fax or email to AWWA. Phone cancellations are not accepted. All cancellations emailed/fax-dated by deadline will receive a refund, minus a 25% administrative fee. Post-deadline cancellations will not be refunded; however, substitute registrants are always welcome. Fax requests for substitutions or cancellations to 303.347.0804 or email to AWWA Customer Service.

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.

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.

Technical Program

The 2020 Technical program will be available in December 2019.

Proceedings from April 2019 are available within the online program and will remain accessible for 6 months after the conference.

 

Program Topics:

Efficiency—Effective water conservation programs reduce demands, operating costs, and capital expansion requirements. Join experts in the field of resource conservation to discuss best practices for protecting your resources and implementing programs that encourage wise water use.

Resilience and Sustainability—Utilities need innovative solutions in order to thrive despite new and mounting challenges. Explore field-tested solutions and new technologies to help with water management and project sustainability.

Source Water Supply and Protection—Protecting our water resources requires an integrated approach and collaboration with the entire community. Experts will discuss key management strategies addressing resource use and supply protection.

Resource Management and Planning—Long-range planning requires a careful analysis of risk and the interplay among all aspects of the water cycle. Experts in this track will discuss the best methods for incorporating risk and uncertainty into the management of your utility.

 


Sustainable Water Management Conference at-a-glance

Preliminary schedule - subject to change. 

Pre-Day

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Registration Open

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Half-day and Full-day Workshops (additional fee)

1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Facility Tour

Day 1

7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Registration Open

8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Opening General Session

10:00 -10:30 a.m.

Refreshment Break

10:30 a.m. - noon

Technical Sessions

noon - 1:30 p.m.

Luncheon (provided) and Poster Podium Talks

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Technical Sessions

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Refreshment Break

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Technical Sessions

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Networking Reception with Poster Presenters

Day 2

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Registration Open

7:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Technical Sessions

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Refreshment Break

10:30 a.m. - noon

Technical Sessions

noon - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch on your own

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Technical Sessions

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Refreshment Break

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Technical Sessions

Day 3

8:00 - noon

Registration Open

8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Technical Sessions

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Refreshment Break

10:30 a.m. - noon

Technical Sessions

12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Facility Tour

 

Sponsorship Opportunities 


The Sustainable Water Management Conference offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities to enhance your company's impact and connect your company to a qualified and high-profile audience entirely interested in the management of sustainable water systems!

Being a conference sponsor is a great way to leverage your presence at the conference, increase your brand awareness, and put your organization’s name in front of all conference attendees.

2020 Sponsorship Opportunities


For sponsor inquiries, contact AWWA Sales.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2020 Call for Abstracts now closed! 

Accept/Decline notifications will be sent mid November. 

Please visit Presentation Responsibilities & Guidelines for additional guidelines, responsibilities and best practices to aid in preparing your presentation. 

If you have any questions or need assistance please contact Education Services.

 

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For questions regarding registration, lodging or general conference questions, please contact the Conferences and Education group.

 

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