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2022 Wastewater Administrators Conference Abstract Submission
Thursday, January 27 - Friday, January 28, 2022 in Frankenmuth (In-Person Event)

Abstracts are being sought for the technical program of the 2022 Wastewater Administrators Conference (also known as WWAdCon). This conference provides the opportunity to interact with other superintendents and administrators from across the state.

TOPICS being requested:
- Employee Leadership and Development
- Energy Generation & Management
- Energy Management
- Facility Operations and Maintenance
- Groundwater
- Instrumentation and Controls
- Municipal Wastewater Treatment Process & Design
- Operations and Maintenance
- Optimizing Operation in Collection Systems Research
- Residuals and Biosolids
- Safety
- Treatment Innovations
- Water Resource Recovery


*** Final Deadline for Abstract Submission is Wednesday, September 15th, 2021. ***

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2022 Operators Day Abstract Submission
Tuesday, February 8th and Wednesday, February 9th, 2022
Lansing Center, Lansing, MI

Abstracts are being sought for the technical program of the 2022 Operators Day. Operators Day is the classroom training part of Joint Expo. Over 1,100 water and wastewater utility managers and operators attend this event annually. Due to the attendee size, attendees are divided into 2 rooms, so presenters are required to give the same presentation twice that day (once to each room - approximately 300 in each room). **Due to ongoing concerns of COVID-19, there is a possibility that presenters will need to give their presentation up to 3 times and be recorded.

TOPICS being requested must be TECHNICAL in nature and should apply to both WATER and WASTEWATER Operators. Examples of past presentations include:
- Mobile GIS
- Cyber Security
- Inspection Programs
- Flow Metering
- Process Monitoring
- Energy Efficiency
- Media Filtration


*** Final Deadline for Abstract Submission is Wednesday, September 15th, 2021. ***

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2022 Annual Conference Abstract Submission
The 97th MWEA Annual Conference is June 12-15, 2022 at Grand Traverse Resort. Abstracts are now being considered from all aspects of the water sector. (We especially encourage all innovative projects!)

We are seeking abstracts in the following topics: Climate Change | Collection Systems | Decentralized Wastewater Treatment | Disinfection | Facility Operations and Maintenance | Future Insights | Government Affairs | Great Lakes | Groundwater | Hot Topics | Industrial Issues and Treatment Technologies | Laboratory Practices | Leadership | Employee Development & Human Resources | Michigan Issues | Municipal Wastewater Treatment Process and Design | Public Health | Research & Innovation | Residuals & Biosolids Management | Stormwater Management | Sustainability & Energy Management | Utility Management | Water Reclamation & Reuse | Watershed Resources Management

The MWEA Annual Conference can only be Michigan's Water Quality Event of the year with YOUR submissions.

*** To be considered in the first round, abstracts must be submitted by Wednesday, September 15th, 2021. ***

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General Abstract Submission
Abstracts are accepted anytime throughout the year for MWEA's topical seminars & events, including:

  • Asset Management (hosted jointly with MI-AWWA)
  • Biosolids
  • Lagoon
  • Lab Practices (hosted jointly with MI-AWWA)
  • Health and Safety
  • Collections
  • IPP
  • Northern Michigan Operators
  • Watershed & Stormwater
  • Maintenance (hosted jointly with MI-AWWA)
  • Infrastructure Funding (hosted jointly with MI-AWWA)
  • Process 
  • Sustainable Energy

REQUIREMENTS:
- Presenters shall provide a brief (one page or less) written abstract summarizing their talk.
- The abstract shall include the presentation title and contact info.
- Presentations shall be 30 - 45 minutes in length, and allow 5 minutes for questions and answers.
- Presenters are to utilize MS PowerPoint® software for the visual aid. A laptop computer and projector will be available.

You will be contacted about a potential presentation date and time if your abstract is selected. Abstracts will be kept on file for one year. 

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