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


Save the date for the 2021 Residuals and Biosolids Conference!

We are excited to announce that the 2021 Residuals and Biosolids Conference will take place in Columbus, Ohio from May 11-14.

Save the date and plan to experience a robust program highlighting continued advances in the wastewater residuals and biosolids sector. Potential speakers are invited to submit an abstract for podium presentation, workshop, virtual presentation, or exhibitor mobile session.

The official Residuals and Biosolids Conference hashtag is #WEFBiosolids. 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 closed.

More information on the technical program is coming soon!

Call for Abstracts

The Call for Abstracts is now closed. More information on the technical program is coming this winter! 


For more information about speaking at a WEF Education & Training Event, click the link below



Interested in what WEF Residuals and Biosolids 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 Residuals and Biosolids will open in January 2021!

More information about registration is coming soon.

Questions? Please contact: 
[email protected]


Housing will open in January 2021.


Hilton Columbus

401 North High Street

Columbus, OH 43215 USA

Group Rate (nightly): US$205.00

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

The Hilton Columbus is connected by skybridge to the Greater Columbus Convention Center and is also within walking distance to dining and entertainment in the city’s vibrant Short North Arts District. This LEED Gold Certified hotel offers a contemporary presence in the eclectic hub of Columbus and an extensive art collection featuring original works from more than 100 local artists. Guests that book through WEF’s group block receive complimentary guestroom Wi-Fi.



John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) is approximately 8-miles to/from the hotel.

  • Lyft and Uber are authorized to operate at CMH.
  • Taxis cost approximately US$30.00 one-way to/from downtown Columbus (cost subject to change).


Travel Alternatives:

Hotel Parking Information


Exhibition & Sponsorship

More information about exhibits and sponsorships will be available in December 2020!

To show our appreciation for your loyalty and continued business, WEF is holding exhibit rates at the 2020 rates for the 2021 conference:

Exhibitor member rate = $2,400 per 10’x10’, $75 per corner
Non-member rate = $3,000 per 10’x10’, $75 per corner

Exhibiting and Sponsoring Offers You:

  • Exposure – 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: 703-684-2423 
    email: [email protected]