Utility Management

 

Utility Management Conference 2022

Over the past three decades, members of AWWA and WEF have established The Utility Management Conference™ as one of the leading, most informative, and most prestigious management conferences available. For COVID-19 resources, current cancellation policy, health and wellness information, please visit our COVID-19 resources page.

UMC 2023 details coming soon

Join us in Sacramento, California on March 28-31, 2023. 
 
Thanks so all who joined AWWA & WEF in Orlando for UMC 2022. Stay tuned for 2023 details!

Who attends UMC?

Utility managers and executives 
CFOs and finance directors 
Public works directors
Engineers & project managers
Human resource professionals
Public officials
Public relations specialists
Regulatory 
Board members


Sample Registration Rates

Registration Type Member Early Rate 
Full-Conference Registration (Best Value!) 
Includes sessions, lunch & reception; does not include workshops
$630
Wednesday-only (includes sessions, lunch & reception) $370
Thursday/Friday-only (includes sessions) $320
Student (Validation required - same as Full-Conference) $35
Speaker (Validation required - same as Full-Conference) $390
Spouse/Guest (Wednesday reception) $35
Pre-Conference Workshops (half day/full day) $125 - $250

 

Cancellation Policy: Substitution registrations are welcome. Submit your substitutuion 
request in writing to service@awwa.org.

If you require a registration form, please reach out to AWWA Customer Service at service@awwa.org.


What about YP Summit?

For more information, please visit the YP Summit page.

 

Stay tuned! Information about the 2023 Utility Management Conference program will be released in Fall 2022! 

 

Please visit the WEF UMC 2022 webpage for 2022 program details.


 

Looking for the Young Professionals (YP) Summit?

For more information, please visit the YP Summit page.

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Utility Management Conference offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities to enhance your company's impact and visibility throughout the conference.

Co-hosted by AWWA and WEF, The Utility Management Conference has been established as one of the leading, more informative, and most prestigious management conferences available to the water and wastewater industry. Over 800 attendees share experiences and learn from others in similar situations, as sessions respond to the most pressing utility management issues of the day.

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 Utility Management Conference attendees.

2022 Sponsor Information

Connect your company to a qualified and high-profile audience entirely interested in the management of today's water and wastewater utilities - join us! 

 

The 2023 Call For Abstracts is open

The 2023 AWWA|WEF Utility Management Conference will take place on March 28-31, 2023 in Sacramento, California.

The Call for Abstracts is now open. Call for Abstracts will be open until 4:00 p.m. (MDT) on Thursday, July 14, 2022. Any submissions provided after the call closes will not be accepted. The planning committee is now accepting abstracts, special topic session, and pre-conference workshop submissions.

AWWA is soliciting abstracts covering the following topics: 

  • Business Practice Optimization / Change Management
  • Benchmarking & Performance Measurement
  • Customer Service / Customer Experience Improvements
  • Communications and Public Involvement
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Digital Transformation
  • Finance, Affordability & Rates / Procurement
  • Utility Leadership and Strategy Implementation
  • Workforce Development / Succession Planning / Knowledge Management
  • Integrated Water Management
  • Assets Management
  • Cybersecurity
  • Environmental and Regulatory Issues
  • Data Management and Systems
  • Operation & Maintenance
  • Utility Sustainability
  • Alternate Project Delivery PPP
  • Risk Management / Resilience / Emergency Preparedness
  • Safety / Security
  • Strategic Planning
  • Utility Collaboration & Regionalization
  • Other
 

Submit an abstract

Welcome to Sacramento!

The 2023 AWWA/WEF Utility Management Conference will be held at the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center in Sacramento, California. 

Housing will open later this year. The negotiated conference rate at the Hyatt Regency Sacramento is $204 plus taxes per night. The hotel address is 1209 L St, Sacramento, CA 95814. The Conference event itself will take place at the nearby SAFE Credit Union Convention Center, 1400 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814. 

 


Alert: Please be aware of fraudulent organizations contacting attendees to solicit hotel rooms. For your protection, reserve hotel accommodations using only the links provided above. Reservations made through any other housing services company could result in hidden charges, unusual restrictions, or incorrect hotel placement. If you are contacted by an organization you believe to be fraudulent, contact AWWA Lodging.

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