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Water Infrastructure Conference

Learn about water infrastructure issues and discuss solutions to these challenges, including the latest cost-effective strategies to manage aging infrastructure, control water loss, protect critical infrastructure, and finance capital projects and operation and maintenance activities.

Registration is now open!

 

Register Online

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



Join us in Phoenix, Arizona on September 8-11 for the 2024 Water Infrastructure Conference & Exposition! 

Who attends the Water Infrastructure Conference & Exposition?

Utility Organizations

  • Managers: Process & Facilities
  • Directors: Engineering, Planning & Construction, Capital Projects
  • Emergency Response, SCADA Systems Engineers
  • Collection, Distribution & Dual Distribution Systems Decision Makers
  • Security Specialists
  • Computer/Process Control Systems Professionals
  • Operators and Maintenance Personnel

Consulting Firms

  • Technical Practice Leaders
  • Project Managers and Engineers
  • Treatment Plant Operations Consultants
  • Pipeline Rehabilitation Consultants
  • Security, Emergency and Cybersecurity Advisors

2024 Registration Rates

 Registration Types
(Subject to change)
Early Member Rate:
On or Before 8/8/2024
Early Nonmember:
On or Before 8/8/2024
Late/On-site Member Rate:
On or After 8/9/2024
Late/On-site Nonmember:
On or After 8/9/2024
Full-Conference Registration (Best Value!) 
Includes sessions, exposition, receptions & meals; does not include workshops
$670 $870  $870  $970
Monday-Only
(includes Monday lunch and Monday reception)
$400
 
$600  $600  $700
Tuesday/Wednesday-Only (includes Tuesday lunch) $400 $600  $600  $700
Student (ID required - Same as Full-Conference) $50 $75  $50  $75
Speaker (40% discount off of the Full-Conference rate) $400 $600  $600  $700
Exhibits-Only (non-booth staff) $60 $90  $90  $90
Spouse/Guest Registration
(includes admittance to Monday evening reception)
$50 $50  $50  $50
Sunday Full/Half-day Workshops $275/$150 $375/$250  $375/$250  $475/$350
 
Cancellation Policy: AWWA must receive cancellations in writing. Phone cancellations are not accepted. All cancellations dated on or before 8/8/2024 will receive a refund, minus a 25% administrative fee. Starting 8/9/2024, cancellations will not be refunded; however, substitute registrants are welcome. Email requests for substitutions or cancellations to service@awwa.org.
 

Conference Policies & Code of Conduct


Future Years

Water Infrastructure 2025 - September 14-17 - Orlando, FL

2024 Water Infrastructure Conference Educational Program, & Workshops! 

The Water Infrastructure Conference features a comprehensive educational program and pre-conference workshops. The program offers a variety of topics for a range of attendees including upper management, engineers, operators, cybersecurity professionals, a range of consultants, and more. Attendees can also explore the Exhibit Hall to see the best available for Water Infrastructure.

2024 Educational Program

Schedule at a Glance


2024 Pre-Conference Workshops

Workshops provide in-depth, hands-on comprehensive learning opportunities. Workshop registrations do require a separate fee. Additional details and agendas are available within the Online Program. 

Workshops - Sunday, September 8
PCW01—How to Implement Physical Condition Assessment and Predictive Maintenance Tools to Guide Investments and Lower Life Cycle Costs (Full Day, includes lunch)
This workshop will offer examples of condition assessment and predictive maintenance that have been implemented at utilities around the US. Participants will have the opportunity to rate the condition of assets based on photos of assets taken in the field, go through predictive maintenance technologies with the equipment present for attendees to use. There will also be examples of data results.

PCW02—STI/SPFA Field Erected Steel Water Storage Tank Seminar (Half-Day)
The STI/SPFA Field Erected Steel Water Storage Tank workshop for consulting engineers, municipality and utility administrators, and water storage tank owners and operators features new, important topics and content.

PCW03—Back to Basics with OT and Cybersecurity (Half Day)
Designed for water utility professionals, this workshop emphasizes low-cost, practical strategies in OT and cybersecurity. Participants will learn key principles, recognize specific risks in the water sector, and master cost-effective measures to enhance security and operations. It's an ideal session for utilities with limited resources, focusing on impactful yet affordable security solutions.

PCW04—Integrating Utility Data into your Risk and Resilience Assessment and Emergency Response Plan (Half Day)
Learn pro tips to better utilize existing data to reduce your risk and improve your resilience. Customize and refine your America’s Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA) RRA and ERP for 2025. Gain hands-on experience to inform your risk mitigation project decision making from national utility risk and distribution modeling experts.

PCW05—Operationalizing AI: Roles, Use Cases, Ethics and the Future (Half Day)
This workshop will look at the ways that water utility operations will be impacted by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other advanced technologies. Participants will identify the points in a typical day where technology impacts how they do their job and examine ways that these interactions will evolve as technology advances.


Certificates of Completion

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 awwa.org/credits to learn more.

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

Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

AWWA offers a wide variety of sponsorship 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 infrastructure of today's water industry

2024 Resources:

WIC24 Floor Plan

Reserve a Booth

WIC24 Exhibitor List

WIC24 Exhibitor Hub

WIC24 Exhibitor Instructions 

The Water Infrastructure Conference & Exposition is the premier event for infrastructure solutions in North America - be there! 

CONTACT US!

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
  303.734.3601
  720.829.7851
  dwalstrom@awwa.org

Companies Starting with J-Z

Eddie Quinn - Sales Manager
  303.347.6138
  equinn@awwa.org

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

BOOK YOUR ROOM TODAY!

Phoenix is ready to welcome the 2024 Water Infrastructure Conference & Exposition in September! All conference events will take place at the Arizona Grand Resort.

Book your room today for the group rate of $249/night+taxes.

Attendees can also call on-site reservations at (877) 800-4888 and mention "2024 AWWA" at booking!

Hotel Information:

Arizona Grand Resort
8000 S. Arizona Grand Parkway
Phoenix, Arizona 85044, USA
(877) 800-4888

Tucked next to America's largest urban-park & wilderness reserve, the Arizona Grand Resort is located just outside the city making it easy to visit Downtown Phoenix and the endless amount of outdoor activities just steps off the property. Visit visitphoenix.com to learn about all the exciting things to do and see in the Sonoran desert!

 

Alert: AWWA is aware of multiple organizations contacting attendees to solicit hotel rooms. For your protection, reserve hotel accommodations using only the link provided by AWWA. Reservations made through any other housing services company cannot be guaranteed by AWWA and could result in hidden charges, unusual restrictions, or incorrect hotel placement. If you are contacted by an agency other than AWWA, please email awwaconferences@awwa.org.

Presenter deadlines & resources

Congratulations on being selected to present at The Water Infrastructure Conference!

Access the Speaker Portal here. The portal will allow you to manage the following tasks:

  • Accept and confirm presentations
  • Update Bio and Photo - Due August 9, 2024
  • Sign Creative Commons Form - Required to be included in Proceedings
  • Proceedings Materials - Due September 20, 2024
  • PowerPoint Template - must include your bio in presentation

Please visit "Plan your Presentation" 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.

 

 

THANK YOU TO OUR 2024 SPONSORS!

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For questions regarding registration, lodging or general conference questions, please contact the Conferences and Events Group.

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