AC20 Call for Proposals – Due August 25th

AC20 Call for Speaker Proposals

Why do we do what we do? Is it for our family, our community, the environment or for all of them.  This year’s conference theme is “This is Why.”  Share what you’ve learned from a recent project or treatment plant upgrade. Share the reasons why your agency or team are implementing an exciting, new program. Apply now to speak at CWEA’s Annual Conference (AC20) in Reno, NV March 31-April 3, 2020.

View the detailed list of challenge areas and sub-topics here (pdf).

Over one thousand water professionals attend AC. 51% of attendees are management level and 78% are from municipal agencies. Track facilitators will help you create an exciting and memorable presentation. We’ll share brain based learning techniques to help you improve your presentation.

CWEA’s mission is to create an outstanding conference experience that connects water professionals with one another and engages them in building a rewarding career. AC20 will empower attendees to:

  • Create a Utility/Agency of the future
  • Grow their leadership, technical skills and capacity
  • Network with one another and share lessons learned
  • Have fun

Proposals are due August 25th
Submit your AC20 proposal today >

AC19 Women Impacting Water networking event.

AC20 Challenge areas

  • Co-digestion and Energy Resource Recovery
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Leadership Training
  • Nutrient Management and Removal
  • Regulations/Regulatory
  • Water Reuse
  • Operations 101
  • Asset Management

Target Audience Areas of Interest

  • Collection Systems
  • Engineering & Research
  • Electrical and Instrumentation
  • Laboratory
  • Plant Maintenance
  • Plant Operations
  • Pretreatment & Stormwater
  • Safety
  • Other

AC Session Types

  • Workshops (full or half day)
  • Technical Sessions (50 minutes)
  • Panel discussions (50 minutes)
  • Mobile exhibit hall tours (50 minutes)


Please contact:
Monica Myhill
Director of Education, CWEA  |  510.746.7403