Call for Abstracts

Behind the Podium!

The Ohio Water Environment Association holds five to six Specialty Workshops and an Annual Technical Conference with an extensive technical program each year. Share your experiences, successes, and lessons learned at one of OWEA’s Specialty Workshops or the Annual Conference as we work together to provide technical education and training for Ohio water quality professionals who clean water and return it safely to the environment.

2019 Technical Conference & Expo - Deadline: November 16, 2018
Date of  Conference - June 24-27, 2019
Sawmill Creek Resort, Hebron, OH

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2018 Nutrients Workshop Call for Abstracts - Deadline: September 26, 2018
Date of  Workshop - November 13, 2018
Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center, Lewis Center, OH

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Nutrient Management Applications such as:

The State of Nutrients in Ohio’s Waters

Nutrient Mining, Manufacturing and Transportation Controls

Agricultural Application Approaches

Edge of Field Technologies

Non-Point Control Approaches

Innovative Permitting Approaches

Water Quality Trading Programs

Point Source Controls

Nutrient Recovery and Reuse

The OWEA Biosolids Committee is soliciting presentations for the 2018 Biosolids Workshop being held December 6th, 2018. Please let us know what you would like to share with other environmental professionals from around the State of Ohio.

2018 Biosolids Workshop Call for Abstracts - Deadline: September 28, 2018
Date of  Workshop – December 6, 2018
Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center, Lewis Center, OH

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Renewable EnergyPotential Conference Topics include:

Successful Energy Savings Strategies

Economic Incentives and Beneficial Reuse

Biosolids Master Planning

Odor Control Technologies

FOG and Co-digestion

Advanced Digestion

Regulatory Updates

Sludge Pumping Technologies

Water Treatment Residuals Handling and Disposal

Resource Recovery

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.