Apr 04, 2011

Registration and Housing Open for WEFTEC 2011 in Los Angeles

Attendees who register by July 15 will receive Super Saver discount

Registration and housing is now open for WEFTEC 2011, the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) 84th annual technical exhibition and conference. This year’s event will take place Oct. 15 to 19 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles.

As the largest annual water quality conference and exhibition in the world, WEFTEC continues to offer the educational, business and networking opportunities. This year’s technical program will feature 115 technical sessions, 27 workshops and eight local facility tours. A wide range of topics and focus areas allow attendees to design their own unique learning experiences with the opportunity to earn continuing education credits.

The 2011 focus areas include facility operations and wastewater treatment; nutrients; collection systems; residuals and biosolids; utility management; water reuse and management; storm water and green infrastructure; sustainability and energy management; industrial wastewater; watershed management; and more. As a complement to the technical program, WEFTEC’s exhibition¬¬ will provide access to more than 1,000 exhibiting companies and their technical experts showing the latest developments, research, solutions and technologies in the field.

Other conference highlights include the Opening General Session at which Dr. Rita Colwell, a professor from the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health, the 2010 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate and a world-renowned expert on waterborne diseases, will deliver the technical keynote address. She will be followed by a special presentation from Doc Hendley, founder and president of Wine to Water and one of CNN’s 2009 Heroes.

The conference also will includes poster sessions, the design competition, the 24th annual Operations Challenge competition and more.