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 OWEAs 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.

2020 Collection Systems Workshop

May 14, 2020 - Embassy Suites in Dublin, OH

Deadline to Submit: February 14, 2020

This Conference is anticipated to cover a wide variety of topics in Collections Systems.

Please let us know what you would like to share with other environmental professionals from around the State of Ohio.
Submit a one page outline of your presentation as well as a short experience/work history statement for contact hour submission. Please include your name, address, daytime phone and email address. Presentations should be 40 minutes in length, with a 5 minute question and answer period. 

Suggested Topics:

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.