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2015 Call for Abstracts


The Primary 2015 Call for Abstracts is now closed.  Notification of acceptance/rejection will be sent by April 1, 2015. The email will come from so please make sure your system accepts emails from this account. If you have questions, please email

Call for Abstracts: AEESP Emerging Research Session at WEFTEC 2015


Abstracts are being solicited for a special Research Symposium session sponsored by the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP) to be held at WEFTEC 2015 in Chicago.  The Research Symposium brings together much focused and cutting edge research findings within the broader conference, offering the interactive and learning environment found at a smaller event.  As
the largest annual water conference in the world, WEFTEC is the premier place to showcase the latest advances in research and practice. 

The topics of interests include:

  • Resilient water infrastructure
  • Innovative wastewater treatment and water reuse
  • Technologies to accomplish low nitrogen in the effluent
  • Applications of next-generation molecular tools
  • Technologies to source separate and recover nutrients
  • Emerging contaminants
  • Recovery of nutrients and energy from wastewater
  • Sustainable water infrastructure
  • Global water and health

The Symposium will be held in the afternoon of Tuesday, September 29th, at McCormick Place.  Submissions are due April 1, 8:00 am Eastern. The Abstracts should be one page or less
(12 point font minimum, 1-inch margins). Please submit abstracts via the online submittal system

To encourage wider dissemination of the results and findings beyond this Research Symposium, full-length papers are encouraged, but not required. Abstracts (or full papers) accepted for podium and poster presentations will be included in the conference proceedings with a WEF license agreement (not subject to WEF copyright).  Revised abstracts or full papers will be due by July 20, 2015. 

For questions, please contact or:

Ramesh Goel
Associate Professor and Graduate Director
Director- Environmental Engineering and Microbiology Lab Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of Utah
Ph # 801-581-6110

*Please do not send abstracts to this e-mail as they will be not be accepted or reviewed.



2015 Technical Session Proposal Submission

The 2015 WEFTEC Call for Technical Session Proposals is now closed. If you submitted one, you will hear from WEF staff around the beginning of April. If you have any questions, please email

2015 Workshop Proposal Submission

Workshop Proposals were due to Mary Ann Linder on November 3, 2014.  The workshop review process is now underway and will be completed at the Mid-Year Meeting.  You will hear from Mary Ann the week of Feb. 9 regarding your submittal.