Apr 06, 2007

Registration and Housing Opens for WEFTEC.07

Registration and housing is now open for WEFTEC.07, the Water Environment Federation’s 80th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference. This year’s event will be held October 13-17, 2007, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego.

WEFTEC offers water quality professionals from around the world a technical program of 119 technical sessions, 29 workshops and 8 facility tours.

The exhibition offers a range of topics and focus areas so that attendees may design their own learning experience and earn up to 35 contact hours for continuing education units and 9 professional development hours. Over twenty different focus areas include water reuse/recycling, utility management, infrastructure sustainability, membrane technologies, compounds of potential concern and nutrients.

To date, 880 companies have already reserved 246,374 net square feet of floor space at the San Diego Convention Center.

To better serve attendees and exhibitors, the following schedule changes were made in 2007 to further enhance their WEFTEC experience:

Opening General Session: Sunday–October 14, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Technical Sessions: Monday - Wednesday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibition: Monday - Wednesday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Other conference highlights include the 20th Operations Challenge, AEESP/WEF Scientist Luncheon and Lecture, WEFTeach, Global Center, poster presentations, award presentations, student activities and Utility Partnership Program.

Early registration is encouraged. Visit www.weftec.org for the latest conference, registration and housing information.