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100th Annual Conference Abstract Submission


The NC AWWA-WEA Annual Conference Program Committee is soliciting presenters for the 100th Annual Conference that will take place November 1-4, 2020 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, NC. Technical sessions will cover water, wastewater, collection & distribution, policy & management, and other industry-related special topics.


Abstracts are due May 8, 2020.


 Selected presenters will receive further instructions on final presentation format at a later date. Full papers are no longer required for this conference. However, professional engineers who would like to claim credit for their paper being published on NC AWWA-WEA’s website will be required to submit a paper per direction of the NC Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors. A letter detailing this requirement can be found on our website.


Other selected presenters are welcome to submit their papers to be published. Credit for publishing will be in accordance with the rules of their licensing board. At the conclusion of the Annual Conference all papers to be published will be posted on the Annual Conference page of


This year we will again be providing a Young Professional Track all day Monday. This track is looking for presenters to provide students and young professionals an overview of a broad range of topics within the water and wastewater industry and to give students and young professionals the opportunity to present in a comfortable atmosphere. This track is looking for experienced professionals to provide a better understanding of how particular systems work, young professionals to provide examples of success early in their careers, students to present on their current research projects, and any professionals who would like to discuss other topics applicable to students and young professionals. Example topics would include: Pump Fundamentals, Fundamentals of Water/Wastewater Treatment, Fundamentals of Distribution and Collection Systems, Resume Workshop and Basic Networking, Communication and Presentation Skills, etc.


Guidelines for Electronic Submissions: Abstracts should be 200-400 words and saved in the abstract management system. To submit your abstract click the following link:

If you have abstract submission questions, please contact Katya Bilyk, Conference Program Chair, at or at 919-833-7152 or you can contact Erin Bowers, Educational Events Manager, at 919-784-9030 ext. 1005 or


Abstracts and forms received after May 8, 2020 will not be considered.


Thank you to all who attended our 99th Annual Conference!


Presentations from the conference can be found below.


Click HERE to see photos from the conference.





Annual Conference Technical Program Presentations

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
2019 Annual Conference Presentations Link Administration 12/3/2019
2018 Annual Conference Presentations Link Administration 2/18/2019
2017 Annual Conference Presentations Link Administration 12/28/2017
2016 Annual Conference Presentations Link Administration 12/14/2016
2015 Annual Conference Presentations Link Administration 11/30/2015
2014 Annual Conference Presentations Link Administration 6/23/2015
2013 Annual Conference Presentations Link Administration 6/23/2015
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