Utility Management 2024 Registration and Hotel

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Registration for the WEF/AWWA Utility Management Conference 2024 is now open!


Early Bird Registration Fee

By January 12, 2024

Standard Registration Fee

On/After January 13, 2024

  Member* Nonmember Member* Nonmember
Full Conference  $715 $1,025 $925 $1,335
Full Conference Student $0 $225** $0 $290**
One Day Conference $415 $550 $535 $685

*You must be an active WEF  or AWWA Member to qualify for these rates. Join or renew today.

**Student Nonmember: To qualify for the Student Non-Member rate, you must provide proof of enrollment in a minimum of six (6) credit hours at an accredited college or university and provide written documentation on school letterhead, verifying your student status.

 This conference is jointly hosted by the Water Environment Federation and American Water Works Association with cooperation from the Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association

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To Register, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the Register Now link.
  2. WEF Members, look up your WEF Account by entering your Last Name and Email.
  3. AWWA Members and others who do not have a WEF account, choose "Continue as Not a Member."
    AWWA Members will be prompted to enter your AWWA member information later to receive your member discount.

For step-by-step instructions on the registration process, view the registration tutorial pdf.

Registration Fee Includes

  • Access to Technical Sessions
  • Networking events
  • Digital conference proceedings

Workshops are not included with conference registration.

Member Rate Qualifications
In order to qualify for member rates, you must have a current individual WEF membership, valid through the date of the event you are attending. You should have your own individual member ID number. Though your institution may be a member of WEF, you must maintain an individual WEF membership to be eligible to receive the member rate.

If you are not a WEF member or your membership lapses and is not renewed by the time of the event, you will either have to join/renew your membership or pay the non-member rate for the event.

Students that are not a member of WEF must pay the student nonmember rate and provide proof of student status, during the registration process.

Online registration payments are by credit card only (Visa, Mastercard, or American Express). 

Cancellation and Substitution
A written request for cancellation/refund must be submitted by January 26, 2024. WEF will charge a 25% cancellation fee and refund 75%. No refunds will be issued for cancellations requested after January 26, 2024. Rather than canceling, consider sending a substitute. An organization may submit a request to substitute one person for another in writing by January 26, 2024.

Important Note
All attendees must have a unique email address registered. If you are registering for someone else, please enter their email address.

Policies, Terms, and Conditions

Onsite Registration Hours

Questions? Please contact: Registration@wef.org


2024 Conference Headquarters Hotel:

Hyatt Regency Portland at the Oregon Convention Center
375 NE Holladay Street | Portland, OR 97232

Connect to what matters most in Portland from their unique vantage point on the east side, just across the river from downtown. Experience a true taste of the city at Hyatt Regency Portland, adjacent to the Oregon Convention Center and the Moda Center/Rose Quarter. It’s the perfect destination to explore the city’s various neighborhoods. As curators of everything Portland, Hyatt Regency Portland showcases the area’s best artisans, including Wayfinder Brewing, Wild Roots Spirits, Adelsheim Vineyards, and more. Come discover the many sides of our eclectic city.

Conference Rate: $179.00/night + 16.0% occupancy tax (tax subject to change)

Conference Rate Deadline: January 12, 2024
Hotel rooms at the conference rate are not guaranteed. They will be offered until they either sell out or until January 12, 2024, deadline (whichever occurs first).

Reserve Online

Call to Reserve: +1 888-591-1234    Reference group code G-WUMC

Hyatt Hotels & Resorts is directly accepting and managing reservations at the Hyatt Regency Portland for The Utility Management Conference 2024 and the Young Professionals Summit 2024. WEF is not partnering with a third-party travel agency or hotel management company to make reservations on behalf of participants. Be suspicious of any third-party agency that contacts you regarding hotel reservations for these events.


Getting to and around Portland

Portland International Airport (PDX) is approximately 12 miles from the Hyatt Regency Portland at the Oregon Convention Center.

Lyft, Uber, and Wingz are authorized to operate at PDX.

Taxis run on meters. The approximate one-way metered fare between Portland International Airport to the Hyatt Regency Portland at the Oregon Convention Center is $41.00 (subject to change). 

Hotel Parking/Hotel Transportation:

  • Convention Center Max Light Rail Station (Red, Green, and Blue Lines)
  • Located off Hotel’s Southeast Plaza (MLK and Holladay)
  • Portland Streetcar B Loop – Located three blocks Northeast of Hotel on NE Broadway & Grand Ave
  • Portland Streetcar A Loop – Located two blocks Northeast of Hotel on NE Weilder & Grand Ave
  • Uber, Lyft, and Other Ride Share Services – The Hotel has a designated pick up and drop off located on the Hotel’s front drive.
  • Valet Parking: $45 per car / per night and Self-Parking: $35 per car / per night

Concerned? Send WEF a message.

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