Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition - Feb 25-Mar 16, 2019| New Orleans, LA

Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition

Join AMTA and AWWA to explore how the latest developments in membrane technology can enhance water reliability and quality. Each year the conference reveals new directions in water and wastewater treatment technologies, desalting and membrane bioreactor applications.

2019 Sponsors

MTC 2019 Call for Abstracts - Closing Soon!  

MTC 2019 will explore the development and implementation of membrane technologies as well as operation and maintenance of equipment and facilities. There is still time! Please submit your abstract no later than Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 4:00 pm MST.

Submit an Abstract

Detailed Category List

Please note:  Accepted presenters must comply with required due dates, no exceptions.  If accepted, please watch your email closely for important communications. 

Important Dates:
Accept and Decline Notifications Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2018
Creative Commons Forms Due: Friday, September 28, 2018
Papers Due: Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Posters Due: Monday, January 21, 2019
PowerPoints Due: Monday, January 21, 2019

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Education Services or call Nicole 303.347.6181.

Membrane technologies are increasingly used in many applications including municipal water, wastewater, and reuse, as well as in a host of industrial processes. Membrane technology experts and industry pioneers will provide details on existing and emerging products and systems, discuss information and best practices for treating a wide-range of water qualities, and reveal new directions in membrane research and system design and operation. Thank you for your submission! 

Join us in the MTC Exhibit Hall!

The MTC exhibit hall showcases the latest in membrane technology and services with more than 90 companies and dedicated exhibit hall hours.

Reserve your booth & sponsorship for 2019

Attendees and exhibitors alike will enjoy extensive networking opportunities, poster sessions, refreshment breaks, attendee luncheon and networking receptions—all taking place inside the MTC exhibit hall!

Interested in exhibiting or sponsoring at MTC? Over 70% of exhibiting companies renewed their exhibit space, and we invite you to join us! Package your booth with a sponsorship for even greater value! Ample sponsorship opportunities exist for non-exhibiting companies as well. Get recognized!

Schedule Note:  Exhibit Hall first opens on Tuesday morning following the Opening General Session. (Monday is set-up only, no open hours).

2019 MTC at-a-Glance* 

All events take place at the Ernest M. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 

 Monday, February 25, 2019  
 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Registration Open
 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Pre-Conference Workshops (times vary, additional fee)
Tuesday, February 26  
 7:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Registration Open
 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.  Opening General Session
 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Exhibit Hall Open
 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.  Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
 10:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.  Technical Sessions
 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.  Luncheon in Exhibit Hall
 3:00 - 3:30 p.m.  Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall
 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.  Poster Session & Networking Reception
 Wednesday, February 27  
 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Registration Open
 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Technical Sessions
 10:00 a.m.-noon & 1:30-6:00 p.m.  Exhibit Hall Open (closed during Awards Luncheon)
 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.  Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
 noon - 1:30 p.m.  Awards Luncheon
 3:00 - 3:30 p.m.  Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall
 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.  Experts in the Round
 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.  Poster Session & Social Hour in Exhibit Hall
 6:00 - 6:30 p.m.  AMTA Member Meeting
 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.  Student & Young Professionals Reception
 Thursday, February 28  
 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Registration Open
 8:00 - 11:00 a.m.  Exhibit Hall Open
 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.  Networking Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Technical Sessions
 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.  Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.  Conference Luncheon
 3:15 - 3:45 p.m.  Closing Session & Best Paper/Poster Presentation Awards
Friday, March 1  
 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Technical Facility Tours (add'l fee, times vary)
 *Preliminary - Subject to Change  

The 2019 program will be available in October 2018 

Thank you for making the 2018 MTC a success! 

2018 Onsite Program DigiMag

The 2019 MTC will feature facility tours, pre-conference workshops and a comprehensive exhibit hall. Join us in New Orleans to explore how the latest developments in technology can enhance water reliability and quality through membrane filtration, reuse, desalting, RO/NF/MF/UF and MBR for water treatment.


Who attends MTC?

  • Consultants and contractors
  • Designers
  • Professors and students
  • Federal, state, and municipal management and executives
  • Local, state, and federal regulators
  • International audience 
  • Manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors
  • Operators
  • Scientists and researchers
  • Water and wastewater engineers
  • Water utility plant management and executives

MTC Awards

Call for Nominations! 

Water Quality Person of the Year Award
Robert O. Vernon Award - Membrane Plant Operator Award
Membrane Facility Award

Please visit the Awards Nomination Form for a description of each award, and to submit your nominations. Deadline to submit for 2019 is November 15, 2018.

Congratulations to all winners! See the 2018 Awardee Information

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