Register today for WEF’s newest event, the Innovations in Process Engineering 2021: A Virtual Event to interact online and experience innovative topics, virtual peer-to-peer networking opportunities, and informative sessions from forward-thinking leaders in the water sector. 

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Machine Learning in the Water Industry Workshop: Tuesday, June 8

Conference Dates: June 9 – 10 and June 15 – 16


This new virtual platform offers a customized learning experience suited to the needs, schedule, and location of anyone looking to earn continuing education units from a developed online program.


Start planning each day of your conference experience with the #WEFProcessEng Final Program.

View and Download the Program

The official Innovations in Process Engineering Conference hashtag is #WEFProcessEng. Be sure to use it in your social media posts, and RSVP to the Facebook event!


We hope you will join us for this virtual event.


Innovations in Process Engineering Marketing Toolkit

Help us spread the word about WEF’s newest virtual event. Use these marketing tools to help promote this event.

Marketing Toolkit


Be sure to use the official event hashtag: #WEFProcessEng

This conference is held by the Water Environment Federation and in cooperation with the Florida Water Environment Association


Now announcing the final program for the Innovations in Process Engineering Virtual Event!

View and Download the PRogram 


The editorial team for the WEF journal, Water Environment Research, is enthusiastic to build a Special Virtual Issue around this conference theme, and the Conference Steering Committee will invite a selected number of authors accepted to present at the conference to submit a full manuscript for peer review to the Special Issue.


We are proud to highlight our Innovations in Process Engineering Conference 2021 Steering Committee:

Dave Stensel, University of Washington, Chair

Charles Bott, Hampton Roads Sanitation District, Co-Chair

Jeseth Delgado-Vela, Howard University, Co-Chair

Jose Jimenez, Brown and Caldwell, Co-Chair

Blair Wisdom, Denver Metro Wastewater Reclamation District, Co-Chair

Mohammad Abu-Orf, Hazen and Sawyer

Erika Bailey, City of Raleigh Public Utilities

Raj Bhattarai, Clean Water Strategies

Jeanette Brown, Manhattan College

Chris Bye, Envirosim

Tim Constantine, Jacobs

Martha Dagnew, Western University

Glen Daigger, One Water Solutions LLC

Chris deBarbadillo, DC Water

Leon Downing, Black & Veatch

Matt Higgins, Bucknell University

Joe Husband, Arcadis

Amit Kaldate, Suez

David Kinnear, KPS

Stephanie Klaus, Virginia Tech

Zhongtian Li, Centrysis CNP

Chris Maher, Clean Water Services

David Marrs, Valero

Per Henrik Nielsen, VCS Denmark

Tanja Rauch-Williams, Carollo

Pusker Regmi, Brown and Caldwell

Sandeep Sathyamoorthy, Black & Veatch

Matt Seib, Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District

Beverly Stinson, AECOM

Belinda Sturm, University of Kansas

Art Umble, Stantec

Peter Vanrolleghem, Université Laval

Paul Wood, Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc.

Thor Young, GHD


Save the date for the 2022 Innovations in Process Engineering Conference, planned for June 20-24 in Miami, Florida!


Questions? Please contact:
WEF Education and Training
[email protected]
703-684-2400 x7450 


Welcome to Online Registration!

Registration for Innovations in Process Engineering 2021: A Virtual Event is now open!  Registration fees and policies are listed below.


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.  For more information on membership, check here.  

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. 

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

Important Note:
All attendees must have a unique email address registered to access the virtual platform. If you are registering for someone else, please be sure to enter their email address.

Registration Policies and Terms:

Questions? Please contact:
[email protected]


Technology Spotlights & Company Demos

Learn more about our sponsors during the Company Demos and Technology Spotlights at the Innovations in Process Engineering Virtual Event. Each company listed below will have their video streaming at the listed times and be available in the chat to answer any questions registrants might have.

Wednesday, June 9

12:00pm ET - Garbage In / Garbage Out -
                       Keys to Specifying Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Inputs for Successful Projects
                       Presented by: Vaughan Company

12:15pm ET - World Water Works – Change the Pace of Innovation in the Water Industry
                       Presented by: World Water Works

Wednesday, June 16

Technology Spotlights
      12:00pm ET -  Presentation by Aqseptence Group

      12:30pm ET - Advancements in Resource Recovery: Clean Water, Clean Air and Eco-Friendly Products
                             Presented by: CLEARAS Water Recovery

        1:00pm ET - Innovative Biosolids Drying Using Pyrolysis to Maximize Energy Recovery and Minimize Waste
                             Presented by: Biowaste Pyrolysis Solutions


Already a sponsor? Please contact:
Jessica (LaFever) Dexter, CEM
Manager, Exhibition Operations
[email protected]

Marketing Toolkit

Help us spread the word about WEF’s upcoming virtual event. Below are some tools you can use to help promote Innovations in Process Engineering 2021.


Marketing Toolkit


Be sure to us the official event hashtag: #WEFProcessEng

Exhibition & Sponsorship

For the Innovations in Process Engineering 2021 virtual event, exhibiting opportunities will not be available. Instead, WEF is offering sponsorship opportunities that are focused on engagement, brand recognition, thought leadership and sharing technical knowledge of solutions. Sponsorship level opportunities include promotion and exposure in speaking opportunities, digital banners, social media mentions, ads in digital program, access to pre and post event registration list, included staff registrations, and more. For more details, download the WEF 2021 Virtual Events Sponsorships Brochure.


For more details on sponsorship offerings, please contact:
Nic Christy
Director, International Business Development
[email protected]
+44 (0) 789 992 7926

Already a sponsor? Please contact: 
Jessica (LaFever) Dexter, CEM
Manager, Exhibition Operations
[email protected]

Continuing Education

Innovations in Process Engineering 2021 CE Spotlight

Did you know that WEF provides an easy way for virtual conference participants to receive continuing education (CE) credits? Attendees can now track credits, access transcripts, archived record keeping, and state reporting.

  • For Professional Engineers: WEF Education and Training events are accepted in most U.S. states. WEF maintains Provider Status with several state engineering boards, including the Florida Board of Professional Engineers (FBPE) and the New York State Education Department (NYSED).
  • For Professional Operators: WEF will work with attendees on specific state approvals by request.

States’ licensing boards encourage licensees to familiarize themselves with credit policies and requirements and to verify which events are approved or accepted in their state(s). If you have questions about WEF’s Continuing Education Program, please contact us at [email protected] or 1-800-666-0206.


How to get your certificate?
On each session's page, you will see three tabs: session, quiz and certificate. In order to obtain your certificate, you will need to watch each session video in its entirety (on the session page), respond to attentiveness polls during the video, and pass the associated quiz with a score of 100%.


Q: When will I get access to the site?
A: Your access information will be sent on Monday, June 7th.  You will receive an email from [email protected] letting you know the information has gone out.  If it’s your first time using the WEF Learning Center, you will receive your login information from [email protected].

Site URL:


Q: Where can I find my login information?  I did not receive the login email.
A: Sometimes the emails end up in spam or your company’s firewalls.  If you need help, email [email protected] where a team is standing by.  To ensure you receive everything you need, please add [email protected] and [email protected] to your safe sender lists.


Q: How do I login?
A: Go to the WEF Learning Center at and use your username and password to login.  Please note that the learning center is not currently linked to the WEF SSO, so login information may differ.  Watch this tutorial video to learn more.  If you’re having issues, email [email protected]

Watch the How to Login tutorial video


Q: How do I use the platform to navigate the Virtual Event?
A: Watch the different tutorial videos on the platform under the Help tab on the site.  You can also watch a tour of the platform here.