ACE23 will feature many opportunities for networking and special events.
Check back regularly as additional events and details become available! 

Use the ACE23 Mobile App to build your customized schedule! View the Mobile App How-To Video to get started today.

Career Center Job Fair

Tuesday, June 13, 2023 | 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Career Center Job & Education Fair - located inside the ACE23 Exhibit Hall -  Booth #544

Committee Meetings

Committee Meetings will take place at multiple locations in Toronto, and the shedule is subject to change - please be sure to download the 'AWWA Events Mobile' app for morst current information onsite. See the full list of ACE23 AWWA Committee Meetings here

Exhibit Hall Social Hour

Tuesday, June 13, 2023 | 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Join us in the Exhibit Hall! One complimentary beverage ticket will be attached to your badge.

Fireside Address

Monday, June 12, 2023 | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Join us for this annual interactive session with leaders from the water community. 

First Time Attendee Program

Sold out! 

Monday, June 12, 2023 | 7:30 – 8:15 a.m.

Pre-registration was required, and this event has now reached capacity. 

Stop by to learn how to maximize your conference experiences and develop lasting connections.

Golf Tournament benefiting Dr. Philip C. Singer Scholarship

Registration is now closed.

International Reception

Tuesday, June 13 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Hotel X

All ACE23 attendees from overseas are welcome at this special reception to celebrate and network together.


Last Drop - Closing Keynote Session


Wednesday, June 14, 2023 | 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

In an engaging conversation with AWWA CEO, David LaFrance, The Last Drop will feature a recap of five recent Water 2050 Think Tank workshops. Based on Water 2050’s recommended actions, panelists will explore the water community’s priorities for the future, describe actionable steps for implementation of Water 2050’s recommendations, and discuss barriers that may need to be broken to ensure the long-term goals and vision for the water community are achieved. The Last Drop also provides attendees with the opportunity to engage panelists in conversation about Water 2050 and share their own thought-provoking questions about the future of water.

Membership Award Celebration

Tuesday, June 23, 2023 | 2:30 - 3:30 PM

Room Pre-function D, Beanfield Centre

Join AWWA President Joe Jacangelo and CEO David LaFrance to recognize the membership and educational achievements of AWWA Sections this past year, as well as the Wendell LaDue Safety and WE Walk Awards.

Opening General Session

Monday, June 12, 2023 | 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Beanfield Centre Ballroom
Join your fellow ACE23 Attendees for an exciting Opening General Session! 

Join us for the OGS, featuring keynote speaker Shawn Kanungo. The theme of his presentation, Creating the Future, Together links concepts from Water 2050 to explore how organizations can become more adaptable, experimental, and collaborative in navigating the future – and, ultimately, creating the sustainable and resilient future that Water 2050 envisions for the water community.

Presidential Gavel Passing Ceremony

Wednesday, June 14, 2023 | 4:45 – 5:15 p.m. | Hotel X - Cinema

Join your fellow ACE23 attendees to celebrate the world of water! 

FREE and Open to All Attendees
Join AWWA leaders at the Presidential Gavel Passing ceremony to hear from new AWWA President, Patrick Kerr. The ACE Wrap Party kicks off immeditaly following. All attendees have two Wrap Party drink tickets attached to your badge. Join us at Hotel X, Cinema on first floor. 


Tap Water Taste Tests

Tuesday, June 13, 2023 | Exhibit Hall

People's Choice Competition
Tuesday, June 13, 2023 ~ 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The winner of the “People’s Choice” award is determined by conference attendees. 

Best of the Best
Tuesday, June 13, 2023 ~ 3:30-4:30 p.m. 

The “Best of the Best” Water Taste Test is comprised of regional AWWA section winners of water taste test competitions. A panel of esteemed judges rates each water sample on its flavor characteristics. Watch the fun in Booth #844 in the Exhibit Hall! 

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Sponsored by Brown & Caldwell

Water Industry Luncheon

Tuesday, June 13, 2023  | Noon-1:15 p.m. 

Beanfield Centre Ballroom

Join us for our annual luncheon featuring a keynote address by four-time Olympic gold medalist, Hockey Hall of Fame inductee, and medical doctor in family medicine - Dr. Hayley Wickenheiser.

Tickets $60 each | Full tables are also available for purchase.

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WE RACE for Water

Registration is now closed.

Women in Water Meet-up Lunch

Tuesday, June 13 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM 

Expo Cafe inside the ACE23 Exhibit Hall

Women in Water Meet-up Lunch Sponsored by Tetra Tech - One of the best ways to maximize your attendance at ACE23 is to make new connections. Join this casual lunch meet-up for great conversation!

Wrap Party

Wednesday, June 14, 2023 | 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. |  Hotel X - Victory Ballroom, 3rd Floor

Join your fellow ACE23 attendees to celebrate the world of water! 

FREE and Open to All ACE23 Attendees
Join AWWA leaders at the Hotel X for the Presidential Gavel Passing ceremony (Cinema Room, 1st floor) to hear from new AWWA President, Patrick Kerr. The ACE Wrap Party kicks off immeditaly following in Victory Ballroom (3rd floor) and is the perfect place to kick back, unwind and celebrate the water community. All attendees have two drink tickets attached to your badge. Join us!

YP & Student Lunch with a Boss

Monday, June 12 | 11:45 – 1:00 p.m.

Location: Expo Café in the Exhibit Hall
Converse with a general manager of a water utility, a principal in a consulting engineering firm, the head of a manufacturing company, a regulator, or other industry leaders at this this low-key lunch meetup. This is a great opportunity for you to get face-time with water industry leaders that may inspire you or give you the 4111 on how to land that role you desire. Registration is not required. Just show up!

YP & Student Scavenger Hunt

Monday, June 12 | 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Location: Enercare Centre, Salon 103
Here’s a fun way to meet some of your peers and explore the Exhibit Hall at the same time. Your team will be challenged to navigate through hundreds of exhibitors to find clues to be eligible to win great prizes. Meet at Enercare Center, Salon 103 to learn the rules and get started. The Scavenger Hunt will end at the Expo Café in the Exhibit Hall at 11:30 a.m.; look for the Student/YP signs.  

YP & Student Emerging Leaders' Reception

Tuesday, June 13 | 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Location: Sheraton Centre Hotel, Grand Ballroom Centre
Create and update your professional contact list at this reception. You’ll meet potential employers, future mentors, your work peers and new friends. It is your chance to connect with AWWA industry leaders. Learn how to get involved with your Section and AWWA. Open to all students and young professionals. Scavenger Hunt winners will be announced at this reception and will be awarded their prizes.


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"Perennial opportunity to learn, receive CEU's, network and make contacts, and have a good time for anyone remotely related to the water industry. A one stop shop and THE place to meet water industry needs."