Water Environment Federation   American Water Works Association  

This conference is jointly hosted by the Water Environment Federation and American Water Works Association. 

Water and wastewater managers and professionals will gather to hear the latest approaches, practices, processes, techniques, case studies, and research in all aspects of utility management.

Over the past 30 years, members of AWWA and WEF have established The Utility Management Conference as one of the leading, most informative, and most prestigious management conferences available. Come prepared to share your experiences and learn from others in similar situations as we respond to the most pressing management issues of the day.

The 2021 Call for Abstracts is now open! The deadline to submit an abstract is 4:00 p.m. (MT) on Friday, July 17.

Learn more and submit an abstract

Call for Abstracts

The Utility Management Conference Planning Committee is now accepting submissions for abstracts, special topic sessions and pre-conference workshops for the 2021 AWWA/WEF Utility Management Conference. The deadline for all submissions has been extended to 4:00 p.m. (MT) on Friday, July 17, 2020. Abstracts submitted for 2021 will also be eligible to be considered for future virtual presentation opportunities.

In order to be considered for all opportunities, in-person and virtual, you need to submit your abstract no later than Friday, July 17, 2020.  Abstracts submitted after July 17, 2020 may not be considered.


For more information about this conference and to submit your abstract, visit this site


To view the list of topics, click here

For more information about how to submit an abstract, click here.


More information about the 2021 conference is coming soon!



The WEF/AWWA Utility Management Conference 2020 has now passed. To view the program from 2020, click here. If you have any questions about the 2020 conference, please contact:

WEF Education and Training
[email protected]
703-684-2400 x7450


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