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


We are excited to announce that the Collection Systems 2021 Conference will be held in Detroit, Michigan on March 23 – 26, 2021. 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. Save the date and plan to experience a robust program highlighting continued advances in the wastewater collection systems sector. 

The Call for Abstracts for the 2021 conference is now open! 

View the Call for Abstracts
The Call for Abstracts will close on September 15, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern. 

SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT

Call for Abstracts

We are calling the water sector’s thought-leaders and experts to share their knowledge at the 2021 Collection Systems Conference. Save the date and plan to join us in Detroit, Michigan 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 on September 15, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern. 

View the Call for Abstracts

 

Submit an Abstract

 

More info on Workshop Proposals  
More info on Session Proposals 
More info on Speaking at a WEF Specialty Conference
Method of Submittal: Online only please

 

Interested in what WEF Collection Systems 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

Save the Date – Registration for Collection Systems 2021 will open December 2020!

More information about 2021 registration is coming soon.

Questions? Please contact: 
[email protected]

 

Hotel

Collection Systems Hotel/Destination

Housing will open Winter 2020

Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center

400 Renaissance Drive West

Detroit, MI 48243 USA

Group Rate (nightly): US$177.00

Occupancy Fees/Taxes (nightly; subject to change): 15.0%

 

Situated downtown along the RiverWalk near the TCF Center (15-minute walk), Ford Field, and other attractions, the Marriott at the Renaissance Center welcomes you to Detroit with contemporary design, extraordinary dining and impeccable service. Recharge in thoughtfully appointed accommodations featuring floor-to-ceiling windows and comfortable bedding. Guests that book through WEF’s group block receive complimentary guestroom Wi-Fi.

 

Airport:

 

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) is approximately 23-miles from the Renaissance Center.

 

  • Lyft and Uber are authorized to operate at DTW.

 

  • Taxis cost approximately US$50.00 one-way to/from downtown Detroit (cost subject to change).

 

Travel Alternatives:

 

Amtrak – the train station is in New Center, northwest of downtown and the cultural district, approximately 5-miles from the Marriott at the Renaissance Center.

 

Hotel Parking Information

 

 

 

Exhibition & Sponsorship

WEF Specialty Conferences offer exhibitors the chance to directly reach their targeted audience and provide sponsors with the opportunity to receive unparalleled exposure beyond the exhibition and technical sessions.

Save the date and plan to become a sponsor, or exhibitor, at the Collection Systems 2021 conference for an opportunity to network with key professionals in the wastewater collection systems sector. 

Save the Date – Exhibit and Sponsorship Sales for Collection Systems 2021 will open September 2020!

2019 Collection Systems exhibitors and exhibitors that signed up to exhibit in 2020 will have the opportunity to select space during the advance round of sales opening mid-September. Email communications will be forthcoming to previous exhibitors with details regarding the advance round. General sales will open late September. 

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) Dexter
    Manager, Exhibition Operations  
    phone: 703-684-2446 
    email: [email protected]