ASDWA’s 2016 Annual Conference Call for Papers

Please submit your abstract for ASDWA’s 2016 Annual Conference.  This year’s conference will be held October 17-20, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Approximately 250 participants from state and territorial drinking water programs, EPA and other Federal agencies, drinking water associations, consulting firms, and industry groups are expected to attend.  Presentation themes may include, but are not limited to the following:

Presentation Themes:

  • Source water protection and sustainability of water supplies
  • Clean Water Act/SDWA connections, nutrient pollution, and Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)
  • Emerging contaminants in drinking water
  • Extreme weather, water and energy efficiency, and conservation
  • Drinking water emergency preparedness and resiliency strategies and tools
  • State revolving loan fund tools and techniques/green infrastructure strategies
  • SDWA implementation approaches and strategies including collaborations and partnerships
  • Emerging drinking water treatment technologies and optimization of current technology
  • Small systems: TMF, sustainability strategies, technologies, and compliance
  • Workforce, operator certification, and/or technical assistance initiatives
  • Data management and electronic reporting
  • Distribution system issues
  • Drinking water research
  • Risk assessment, risk communication and consumer outreach

When reviewing proposals, ASDWA will give priority to those received from state drinking water program administrators and their staff.  If you would like to make a presentation, please submit a one-page abstract with the proposed presentation title, and the name, title, affiliation, and contact information for the speaker to Deirdre Mason of ASDWA at dmason@asdwa.org by June 1, 2016.  For more information, please view the 2016 Call for Papers and Exhibitors.

For more information about the 2016 ASDWA Annual Conference, visit us at www.asdwa.org/Conferences.

 

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