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. 

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 presentations during WEFTEC 2021.

Enter the 2021
Operator Ingenuity

Deadline for entries: July 7, 2021

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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For the past decade, WEFTEC Pavilions highlight the newest trends, opportunities, technologies, and implementations in the water industry. Presenters are encouraged to submit abstracts to the WEFTEC 2021 Pavilions: Innovation Pavilion, Global Center & the SDG 6 Theater.

Opportunities for Pavilion abstract submissions will open soon. 

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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 Mobile Session formats available only to exhibitors.  

Opportunities for mobile sessions will open soon. 


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.

The submission period for WEFTEC 2021 is now closed.

Abstract acceptance/rejection notifications will be sent out on June 1. 

Workshop Proposals

Full and half-day Workshops are held 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.