Call for Abstracts

Become a Speaker at WEFTEC

There are many opportunities to speak at WEFTEC and engage with our participants.

Check out each of the educational formats below for additional details. 

Program Committee

The Program Committee develops, arranges and manages the technical program and conference workshops for the annual WEFTEC conference. Learn more about the current Program Committee Leadership.

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Late Breaking Research

The late-breaking research-based sessions bring together focused and cutting-edge research findings within the broader conference, offering the interactive learning environment found at a smaller event.

Submissions for WEFTEC 2021 will open in Spring 2021. Check back later for more details. 

Operator Ingenuity Contest

Not all innovations come not from a research lab. Sometimes, you need to tackle a persistent problem using just what’s at hand and a big shot of ingenuity. Selected inventors will be invited to give a 10-minute presentation in the Innovation Pavilion at WEFTEC 2021.

Submissions for WEFTEC 2021 will be accepted in Spring 2021. 

Interactive Knowledge Exchange

Interactive Knowledge Exchange (IKEs) are five-minute videos that educate and entertain on topics relating to our industry.

Submissions will open later in December 2020. Stay tuned for more information.

Technical Presentations

Technical Presentations are generally 30-minutes in length and are selected by the Program Committee in a highly rigorous selection process. Once selected, the abstracts are grouped together topically to make a cohesive session.

We are now accepting submissions for WEFTEC 2021.

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Help us educate WEFTEC participants while gaining additional exposure for your company by presenting techinical information at WEFTEC 2021. Exhibitors are encouraged to submit to the Technical Abstract program, but WEF also offers two exclusive formats available only to exhibitors - Mobile Session and the Stormwater Pavilion Case Studies. 

Opportunities will open in late February/early March of 2021. Stay tuned for more information!  

Innovation and Stormwater Pavilions

For many years, both the Innovation and Stormwater Pavilions have been the go-to destinations for the most current and prominent water industry information.

Submissions for WEFTEC 2021 will open mid-Spring 2021.

Workshop Proposals

Full and half-day Workshops are held on Saturday and Sunday at WEFTEC and should cover subjects in depth, using different teaching methods than podium presentations. Hands-on, highly interactive, in-depth workshops are preferred.

CLOSED for WEFTEC 2021. The process for WEFTEC 2022 will start June 2021.