Call for Abstracts

Behind the Podium!

2020 Biosolids Workshop

December 2, 2020

In Person Workshop in Columbus

Deadline to Submit: Wednesday, September 30, 2020

The Ohio Water Environment Association holds several specialty workshops and technical conferences each year. Share your experiences, successes, and lessons learned this year at OWEAs Biosolids Workshop as we work together to provide technical education and training for Ohio water quality professionals. The OWEA Biosolids Committee is soliciting presentations for the 2020 Biosolids Workshop.

45 minute presentations

Suggested topics:

  • Economic Incentives and Beneficial Reuse
  • FOG and Co-digestion
  • Innovative Biosolids Applications
  • Performance Contracting
  • PFAS
  • Phosphorus Impacts
  • Regulatory Updates
  • Renewable Energy and RIN Credits
  • Successful Energy Savings Strategies
  • Water Treatment Residuals Handling and Disposal

Submit an abstract

Speaker and Presentation Protocol:

  • The best papers document actual case studies and projects as opposed to research or theory.

  • Papers shall not be used to engage in advertising or selling equipment or professional services.

  • Several criteria will be used to evaluate the abstracts, including originality, project status, technical merit, significance, and overall quality.

  • Manuscripts will be subject to revision or rejection if lacking in quality.

  • Accepted authors who do not submit a manuscript by the required deadline will be removed from the program

  • OWEA does not offer honorariums, or pay travel or lodging expenses.

  • Presenters are extended a $50 discount on workshop/conference registration fees at OWEA events. Please contact OWEA at 614.488.5800 or to register so we may apply your discount. Or request the speaker discount code from the workshop chair.

  • If you just plan to be onsite to give your presentation, OWEA does not require you to register.  We will not include you in any meal or facility counts.

  • If selected for giving a presentation, the speaker shall agree to present the final version to the Program Chair no later than the announced date.

  • Presentations will be converted to PDF's or PowerPoint Slide Shows and posted to at the conclusion of the event.