Technical Sessions

Technical Sessions

This year’s virtual conference features 16 technical sessions with a wide range of topics that present practical applications, project experience, and lessons learned in all disciplines and areas of expertise in the wastewater field, as well as three keynote speakers, three forums, the Student Poster Competition, Exhibitors and more.  View Program >>

See which companies will be exhibiting >>

Tuesday, January 26

Opening Keynote Speaker: 11:00 AM

Technical Sessions 1–4 (12:15–2:20 PM)

  • Collection Systems: Overcoming Operational Challenges: The Future Depends on What You Do Today
  • Contaminants of Emerging Concern: Pandemic, PFAS and Plastics…oh my!
  • Sustainability: Technologies for Sustainable Nutrient and Biosolids Management
  • Utility Management: What a Year!

Student Poster Competition: 2:30 – 3:30 PM
Stormwater Panel Forum: 2:30 – 3:30 PM

Thursday, January 28

Opening Keynote Speaker: 11:30 AM

Technical Sessions 5–8 (12:00–2:05 PM)

  • Asset Management: Getting the Most Out of Your Asset Management Dollars
  • Plant Operations: Nutrient Removal
  • Small Community: Effective Wastewater Considerations and Solutions for Small Communities in New England
  • Government Affairs: New England State Regulators Roundtable

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Forum: Analyzing Racial Inequalities in the Water and Wastewater Industry: 2:15 – 3:45 PM

Tuesday, February 2

Technical Sessions 9–12 (12:00–2:05 PM)

Opening Keynote Speaker: 11:30AM

  • Stormwater: Municipalities in it for the Long Haul
  • Watershed Management: From Planning to Implementation
  • Industrial Wastewater: Innovative Techniques for Treating Industrial Wastewater
  • Water Reuse: Discussion Forum

Women in Water Forum: Celebrating 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment: 3:00 – 4:30PM

Thursday, February 4

Opening Keynote Speaker: 11:30AM

Technical Sessions 13–16 (12:00–2:05 PM)

  • CSO/Wet Weather Issues: Rise of the Machines and the Atlantic—Computer Modeling and Sea Level Rise
  • Energy: Optimizing Energy Use in Wastewater Treatment
  • Residuals: Residuals Handling
  • Stormwater: 2020 Stormy Awards

Closing Remarks/Passing of the Gavel: 2:15 – 2:45 PM