Utility Management

UMC 2021

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.  

Coming Soon!

Registration and housing will open in late Summer 2020.

Who attends UMC?

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

Welcome to Atlanta!

The 2021 AWWA/WEF Utility Management Conference will be held at the Hilton Atlanta. The hotel reservation link will be 
available here in late Summer 2020.
Hilton Atlanta
255 Courtland St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

Technical Program

The 2021 technical program will be available in fall 2020.

2021 Conference at-a-glance

Tuesday, February 23  
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Pre-conference workshops (additional fee)
Wednesday, February 24  
7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Registration Open
8:30-10:00 a.m. Opening General Session
10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Professional Sessions
noon - 1:30 p.m. Luncheon
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Reception
Thursday, February 25  
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Registration Open
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Professional Sessions
noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break - On Your Own
Friday, February 26  
8:00  - 10:30 a.m. Registration Open
8:30 a.m - noon Professional Sessions

Subject to change. Please refer to onsite program and mobile app for schedule changes. 


The AWWA/WEF Young Professionals (YP) Summit is the premier water and wastewater industry workshop for young professionals. Join other future leaders by exploring your role in water and discussing how you can best serve your organization and community. 

2021 information coming soon!

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.

For even greater visibility at UMC, review the sample sponsorship opportunities listed below. 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.

2021 Information Coming Soon

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 2021 Call For Abstracts is now closed

Thank you for all submissions. 

Call for Abstracts Topics

Speaking at a conference offers increased networking opportunities, additional company exposure, and the chance to expand your individual influence. Please note that submissions provided after the call closes will not be accepted.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email EducationServices@awwa.org


For questions regarding registration, lodging or general conference questions, please contact AWWA Conferences.