International Symposium on Waterborne Pathogens - April 29-30, 2019 | Tampa, Florida


The 2019 International Symposium on Waterborne Pathogens provides a comprehensive forum to exchange the latest information and cutting-edge ideas related to the critical public health issue of waterborne pathogens. The Symposium explores a holistic approach for addressing the challenges associated with pathogens in drinking water, wastewater, stormwater, reuse and premise plumbing systems. Join the discussion in Tampa to help contribute to better practices for controlling waterborne pathogens and protecting public health.

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Be sure to register by April 5 for the best rates!

Symposium audience:

  • Water suppliers
  • Lab personnel
  • Public health officials
  • Engineers
  • Water quality managers/specialists
  • Scientists
  • Academics & students
  • Consultants
  • Regulators
  • Local/State/Federal Government
  • Product representatives (specifically surrounding building water quality)
  • Plumbing industry professionals

Registration Rates

Registration Type
Member rate
thru April 5

rate thru April 5

Member rate
on or after April 6
Nonmember rate
on or after April 6
Full-Conference $495 $695 $695 $795
One-Day Only $350

$550 $550 $750
Same as Full-Conference
$35 $35 $35 $35
Same as Full-Conference
$355 $355 $355 $355


The 2019 Technical Program will be available in December. 

Hotel Information - Tampa Marriott Westshore, Tampa, FL


All events will take place at the Tampa Marriott Westshore in Tampa, Fla. AWWA has negotiated a room block at a rate of $149/night + taxes. Room block will close on April 5th or when sold out, whichever happens first. 

Alert: AWWA is aware of multiple organizations contacting attendees to solicit hotel rooms. For your protection, reserve hotel accommodations using only the link above. 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

International Symposium on Waterborne Pathogens Schedule-at-a-Glance

 Preliminary Schedule. All conference events take place at the Tampa Marriott Westshore. This will be a one track symposium.

Monday, April 29
7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:30 - 10:00 a.m. Opening Plenary Session
10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Technical Sessions
noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception
Tuesday, April 30 
 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Technical Sessions
 noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch (provided)

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