See a fantastic lineup of speakers, events, and networking sessions in the Innovation Showcase & Theater and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Theater in the Drinking Water Pavilion at WEFTEC 2023.

These areas of the exhibition provide valuable, easily digestible water sector-related information while having ready access to exhibitors featuring the latest innovations.

Innovation Pavilion – Booth 7739

The Innovation Showcase & Theater area features exhibitors who have earned the WEF Innovative Technology Award, BlueTech Forum Innovation Award, or been named Imagine H2O’s select portfolio companies. Complementing these award-winning technologies throughout the Innovation Pavilion are additional exhibitors including those in the Discovery Zone and Distributed Infrastructure Zone.

The Innovation Theater provides a lineup of programming spotlighting how an innovation mindset helps move our business-as-usual thinking forward into something better – more cost-effective, more sustainable, and more user-friendly.

A big thank you goes out to ALTRA, the sponsor of the Innovation Showcase & Theater this year.

Innovation Theater 2022.JPGMonday Highlights

  • 10:00 – 10:25 a.m. – Get a tour of the 2023 Innovation Pavilion.
  • 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. – Dive into the CrocTank with Imagine H2O and the 2022 Urban Water Challenge Finalists.
  • 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. – Join us at the Innovation Theater Reception sponsored by ALTRA recognizing Sally Gutierrez. 

Tuesday Highlights

  • 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. – Hear from several speakers about all aspects of PFAS.
  • 12:30 - 1:00 p.m. – See the spotlight session on the WEF Innovation Award winner.
  • 3:30 – 4:00 p.m. – Swim in the CrocTank again to hear the BlueTech Water Start-Ups Pitch.

Wednesday Highlights

  • 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. – Explore how biosolids management and the circular water economy can grow together.
  • 11:30 – 12:00 p.m. – Find out about “dumpster juice remediation” in the circular water economy.

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2023 Innovation Theater

SDGs Theater in the Drinking Water Pavilion - Booth 4431

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WEFTEC 2023 will also include the SDG Theater in the Drinking Water Pavilion. As a proud partner to UN-Water, WEF continues to support the United Nations’ efforts toward completing the Sustainable Development Goals. The theater programming highlights all aspects of integrated water resources management and circular economy, by featuring topics such as diversity, equity, and inclusion, ESGs, global sanitation, and stormwater. 

Monday Highlights

  • 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Hear from a series of speakers talking about the circular water economy.
  • 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. – Listen to discussions on water justice and perspectives from future water leaders.
  • 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. – See the winners of the New England Stormwater Collaborative Stormy Awards and MS4 Awards.

Tuesday Highlights

  • 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. – Learn about the digital transformation of water, agile infrastructure planning, and smart water initiatives from several different speakers.
  • 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. – Hear worldwide perspectives on communities managing climate change resilience.

Wednesday Highlights

9:30 - 10:00 a.m. – Learn about stormwater innovation near Washington, D.C.

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2023 SDG Theater

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