MWUA’s 2024 Annual Conference – Call for Papers

May 18, 2023 / Comments (0)

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CALL FOR PAPERS

Maine Water Utilities Association 98th Annual Conference

Co-Sponsored by Maine Water Environment Association

Augusta Civic Center

Augusta, Maine

January 31 – February 1, 2024

 

Maine Water Utilities Association/Maine Water Environment Association is issuing a call for technical abstracts for the 98th annual conference. We are planning an in-person conference.

We are asking that submitted papers be focused on all aspects of drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater. Submittals that will be considered may cover distribution, collection, treatment, pumping, asset management, GIS, SCADA, regulatory and legislative updates, public and media relations and training, modeling, billing, water conservation, reuse, benchmarking, billing, human resources, succession planning, leadership, use of artificial intelligence, automatic meter intelligence, erosion control, green infrastructure, energy conservation, cybersecurity, emergency preparedness, dramatic weather event,s and subjects related to our ever evolving profession that promotes innovation. Please note on your abstract if your presentation will be in-person, virtual, or pre-recorded.

Please submit your paper by June 30, 2023, 5:00m: email to: [email protected],
By the USPS. Please address: 2024 Annual Conference White Paper, C/O Maine Water Utilities Association 15 University Drive, Augusta, ME 04330.

After review, all selected papers and presenters will be notified via email or phone call of their selection. You will be informed of the date of your scheduled presentation along with time and session number at a later date. Please be aware that the dates of your presentations will be firm so flexibility for the stated dates is essential.

We ask that all papers submitted be presented within a one-hour presentation format. Exceptions will be considered for lengthier presentations depending on relevancy and subject matter. The acceptance of classes exceeding one hour will be determined by a group of representatives of the two associations. No approved offering will exceed 3 hours in length. If your approved presentation employs a PowerPoint presentation, we ask that the PowerPoint be sent to us TWO WEEKS prior to the conference.

Thank you for your interest in our jointly sponsored conference. We look forward to your submittals.