The Utility Management Conference™ - March 5-8, 2019 | Nashville, TN

2019 AWWA/WEF The Utility Management Conference

March 5-8, 2019. Renaissance Nashville Hotel, Nashville, TN.

Water and wastewater managers and professionals will gather to hear the latest approaches, practices, processes, techniques, case studies, and research in all aspects of utility management.

Over the past 30 years, members of AWWA and WEF have established The Utility Management Conference as one of the leading, most informative, and most prestigious management conferences available. Come prepared to share your experiences and learn from others in similar situations as we respond to the most pressing management issues of the day.

The 2019 Call for Abstracts IS NOW OPEN.

 Submit an abstract

Abstract topics can include:
Asset Management 
Business Practices/ Organization Optimization
Benchmarking & Performance measurement
Customer service/Customer Experience Improvements
Communicating Value to Customers and other Stakeholders/Public Involvement
Finance Accounting and Rates
Leadership/Workforce Support and Development
Management-Environmental Issues
Management-Information Technology
Management-Operation & Maintenance
Management-Utility Sustainability
Public-Private Partnerships
Risk Management/Security & Emergency Preparedness
Strategic Planning
Utility-Utility Collaboration

Call for Abstracts will close at 4:00 p.m. (MT) on Thursday, June 21, 2018

Visit Presenter Resources or contact Education Services if you have questions regarding abstract submission.

Conference Registration

Thank you for your interest in attending the 2019 AWWA/WEF Utility Management Conference. Registration and housing will open in the Fall.

Hotel Information

Renaissance Nashville Hotel
611 Commerce St.
Nashville, TN 37203

Conference Rate: $249 plus tax per night.   

Get away to the Music Capital of the World at Renaissance Nashville Hotel. Enjoy the  perfect location within walking distance of premier downtown attractions, including B.B. King's Blues Club, Country Music Hall of Fame, Ryman Auditorium and the historic Second Avenue District. 


Alert: AWWA is aware of multiple organizations contacting attendees to solicit hotel rooms. 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 Par Avion - the official AWWA Housing Bureau, please email AWWA Lodging



Utility Management Conference at-a-Glance
 Preliminary Schedule. All conference events take place at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel

Tuesday, March 5
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Registration Open
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Workshops (additional fee)
Wednesday, March 6 
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.  Networking Reception
Thursday, March 7   
 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Registration Open
 8:30 - 5:00 p.m.  Professional Sessions
 noon - 1:30 p.m.  Lunch break on your own
 Friday, March 8 
 7:30 - 10:30 a.m.  Registration Open
 8:30 - noon           Professional Sessions
For questions regarding registration, lodging or general conference questions, please contact the AWWA Conferences and Events Group.