This conference is held by the Water Environment Federation in cooperation with the Ohio Water Environment Association.


Save the date for the 2021 Odors and Air Pollutants Conference!

We are excited to announce that the Odors and Air Pollutants 2021 Conference will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio from April 20-23, 2021.

Join environmental professionals from around the world for a showcase on odors and air pollutants management. This year in Cincinnati, you will gain knowledge and explore the latest approaches, practices, processes, technologies, case studies, and research in all aspects of odor control and treatment. The conference will include oral presentations, interactive discussions, pre-conference workshops, exhibits, mobile sessions, opportunities for networking in dynamic settings, as well as virtual components. 

The official Odors and Air Pollutants Conference hashtag is #WEFOdorsAir. Be sure to use it in your social media posts, and RSVP to the Facebook event!

The Call for Abstracts for the 2021 conference is now open and will close September 17.


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Call for Abstracts

We are calling the water sector's thought-leaders and experts to share their knowledge at the 2021 Odors and Air Pollutants Conference. Save the date and plan to join us in Cincinnati, Ohio as a presenter. Potential speakers are invited to submit an abstract for podium presentation, workshop, virtual presentation, or exhibitor mobile session.

The call for abstracts is now open and will close September 17, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern.


View the call for abstracts

Submit an abstract


More info on being a speaker at a WEF Education & Training event can be found on the Speaker Information page.

More info on Workshop Proposals  
More info on Session Proposals 
Method of Submittal: Online only please


Interested in what WEF Odors and Air Pollutants offered in 2020? Find out more here


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


Registration for Odors and Air Pollutants 2021 will open Winter 2020!

More information about registration is coming soon.

Questions? Please contact: 
[email protected]


Housing will open Winter 2020.


Hyatt Regency Cincinnati

151 West Fifth Street

Cincinnati, OH 45202 USA

Group Rate (nightly): US$175.00

Occupancy Fees/Taxes (nightly; subject to change): 17.5%

Located just steps from the Duke Energy Convention Center, the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati hotel is in the heart of Cincinnati’s vibrant downtown. If you are a sports enthusiast, it is the closest hotel to Paul Brown Stadium and within walking distance of the Great American Ballpark. Enjoy meals on site in the hotel’s farm-to-table concept restaurant, Red Roost Tavern; grab-and-go from The Market; relax with in-room dining; or enjoy a night out in the nearby Fountain Square District. Hyatt guests receive complimentary basic guestroom Wi-Fi.



Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) is approximately 13-miles from downtown Cincinnati.

  • Lyft and Uber are authorized to operate at CVG.
  • Executive Transportation provides shared ride van or car service to hotels at a cost of US$26.00 one-way or US$40.00 round-trip (cost subject to change). Book in advance online or upon arrival at CVG.
  • Taxis cost approximately US$34.00 one-way to/from downtown Cincinnati (cost subject to change).


Travel Alternatives:

Amtrak – Union Terminal is a 10-minute, US$10.00 taxi ride to/from the Hotel (cost subject to change).

Megabus – Downtown Cincinnati stop is one-block from the Hotel.

Hotel Parking Information


Exhibition & Sponsorship

More information about exhibits and sponsorships is coming soon!

Exhibiting and Sponsoring Offers You:
 – make a connection with attendees from your company's focus area.
Lead Procurement – 85% of exhibitors rate the quantity and quality of leads obtained as average or above average.
Customer Engagement – between 50-60% of attendees either recommend, specify, or buy products and/or services within 12 months of attending a WEF conference.
Brand Awareness - Half of all attendees recognize sponsors at WEF conferences. 

Questions about Reserving Space or Sponsoring? 
    Exhibition Sales 
    phone: 703-684-2443 
    email: [email protected]