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This conference is being held by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) in cooperation with the Water Environment Association of Texas (WEAT) and the Water Research Foundation (WRF). 

Join us in El Paso, Texas for a robust program highlighting continued advances in the wastewater collection systems sector.  Take the chance to participate in an interactive  experience with equipment, technology, and service vendors that continue to improve efforts in providing high quality collection systems infrastructure throughout the county. 

Call for Abstracts Now Open

SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT

Call for Abstracts

We are now accepting submissions for all of the following via the link below:

  • Abstracts
  • Workshop Proposals
  • Session Proposals - New this Year!

Submit Here

Download the Call for Abstracts
More info on Workshop Proposals  
More info on Session Proposals 
Method of Submittal: Online only please

 

Submit Abstract:

Video Instructions for Abstract Submission Portal

PDF Instructions for Abstract Submission Portal

 

Submit Workshop:

Video Instructions for Workshop Submission Portal

PDF Instructions for Workshop Submission Portal

 

Submit Session Proposal:

Video Instructions for Session Proposal Submission Portal

PDF Instructions for Session Proposal Submission Portal

 

Questions? Please contact:
[email protected]
703-684-2400 x7450

Program

Call for Abstracts 2020 Now Open!
Please see the Call for Abstracts Tab for more information.

Questions? Please contact:
Water Environment Federation
[email protected]
703.684.2400 x7450

 

Did you join us in Indianapolis in 2019?  You can still access the Final Onsite Program

Couldn't attend in 2019 and want the proceedings?  They are available for purchase by calling  1-800-666-0206 or visiting  www.wef.org/ShopWEF. Stock Number – CPCS1903.

Registration

Registration will open in February!

Conference Pricing

  Before  After 
WEF Members  24-April 24-April
Full Conference: $690 $890
Student Full Conference: $0 $0
One Day (Wednesday or Thursday): $400 $520
Expo Only: $130 $130
     
  Before  After 
Non -Members  24-April 24-April
Full Conference: $995 $1,295
Student* Full Conference: $225 $290
One Day (Wednesday or Thursday): $535 $660
Expo Only: $160 $160
*All student non-members must bring a valid student ID or another form of student verification.  

 

 

 

 

More Information for 2020 Registration Coming Soon!

 

Registration questions?

Contact:
Registration Coordinator
Phone: 703-684-2441
Email: [email protected]

 

Hotel

2020 Hotel Information Coming Soon

Exhibition & Sponsorship

More information for 2020 coming soon!

Info below is from our 2019 event.

Become and Exhibitor and / or Sponsor

Floor Plan / Exhibitor List

Already booked space? View the Service Manual.

Exhibit Hours
Wednesday, June 5 | 10:00am - 6:30pm
Thursday, June 6 | 10:00am - 3:45pm


Questions about Reserving Space or Sponsoring?
 
contact: 
    Sarah Evans Moretti 
    Manager, Exhibition Sales 
    phone: 703-684-2466 
    email: [email protected] 

Already an Exhibitor or Sponsor? 
contact: 
    Jessica LaFever 
    Manager, Exhibition Operations  
    phone: 703-684-2446 
    email: [email protected] 

CEUs

Collection Systems Conference™ 2019 - Continuing Education

Click here to access your CS 2019 Continuing Education Credits Online

You are now able to view your participation details and access your Continuing Education Credits for Workshops and Technical Sessions online. Attendees will have immediate access to their certificates and transcripts through an online portal for 1 year after this event. After that time CE files will have to be requested by email through WEF’s customer service group. These details will be posted on the CS page of WEF.org and emailed to event participants after the conference.

How Do I Receive Credit For this Conference?
To receive credit for all technical sessions and pre-conference workshops, please scan your badge when entering and exiting that activity.

Pre-Conference Workshops:
WEF offers Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for participation in workshops. One CEU is the equivalent to 10 hours of training or formal instruction. These are distributed for structured, relevant professional training above and beyond that of initial certification or employment in a particular field.

Technical Sessions:
WEF offers Professional Development Hours (PDHs) for participation in technical sessions. A PDH is defined as one hour spent engaged in an activity that contributes to the advancement or enhancement of professional skills or scientific knowledge of a professional engineer or operator.

When Will I Receive Credits For this Conference?
Certificates will be made available online immediatley, link coming soon.
Please keep in mind that although WEF does provide these files, most states will require the individual licensee to report continuing education credits.

Note: Educational Credits will not be recorded and documentation will not be distributed unless the attendee is a confirmed registrant of this event and the proper steps are is completed as indicated in the directions provided.

More Information
Learn more about the WEF Continuing Education Program

Your Event Experience

WEF’s Vision: A community of empowered professionals creating a healthy global water environment.

Core Values: Leadership, Passion, Scholarship, Collaboration and Service

 

WEF Policies
WEF respects and takes the broadest view of human diversity and inclusion, and is committed to providing a professional, safe, and welcoming environment at its meetings and events for all water professionals and their guests. WEF expects all sponsors, speakers, attendees, media, exhibitors and other participants to uphold our commitment to diversity and inclusion by helping us provide a positive environment for everyone. Download WEF's official policies to learn more:

Non-Discrimination and Harassment

Diversity and Inclusivity

 

Safety and Security
WEF works hard to provide a comfortable and safe environment during our meetings and events, including contracting with private security firms and off-duty police officers when required. Your help also is needed to provide a safe and secure environment. WEF recommends that you follow these safety guidelines:

  1. Share your plans. Advise a family member or friend of your travel plans, including the dates you will be gone, how you will travel to the meeting or event, and where you are staying;
  2. Protect your identity. Wear your name badge only inside the meeting or event venue; remove and secure your name badge when going to and from the venue; when disposing of your name badge, scratch out or destroy your name and/or the QR code to protect your personal information;
  3. Plan for an emergency. Be aware of your surroundings. Know where the nearest exists are located. Use the buddy system. Exchange contact information with another event attendee. In case of a venue evacuation, agree where you will meet up. Call for help if your buddy doesn’t meet up at the agreed location within a reasonable amount of time.
  4. See something, say something. If you see something that raises a safety or security concern, please follow the instructions printed on the back of your name badge to alert security personnel.

Reporting Concerns
If you have any concerns during a WEF event, please stop by the event registration area to speak with WEF staff, or you may email the WEF Executive Director Dr. Eileen O'Neill.