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Texas WateReuse Conference 

Call for Abstracts

WateReuse Texas invites reuse professionals to share their latest research, innovation, and experiences by submitting an abstract or presentation proposal for the 2023 WateReuse Texas Conference on September 20-22, 2023, in Frisco, Texas. 

The Submission deadline is April 17, 2023 at 11:59 pm EST. 

Presentation format can be either of the following:  

  • 30-minute presentation: An in-depth technical presentation by one or more presenters, typically with 20-25 min for the talk and 5-10 min for Q&A  
  • 60-minute presentation or panel: An interactive 60-minute discussion of a single topic by multiple presenters. Panels must consist of 3-4 panelists (excluding a moderator), representing a diversity of voices across the water sector with at least one utility representative.  

WateReuse Texas encourages submissions from presenters which include a diversity of voices including water and wastewater utility representation, especially from small utilities, young professionals, and graduate students. If not a Texas-based topic, abstracts should include detail about how the topic relates to Texas reuse.  

All submissions must meet the following requirements: 

  • Title (up to 10 words or 80 characters) 
  • Summary (up to 50 words or 400 characters) 
  • Abstract (one page or less) 
  • Primary speaker/author contact information 
  • Primary speaker/author bio (100 words or less) 
  • Co-author/panelist/co-speaker contact information 
  • Bios for all panelists and/or co-authors (100 words or less per bio) 

Selected speakers are required to register for the conference and submit PowerPoint files by September 15. 2023. Presenters must attend the conference in person, and agree that WateReuse Association can record presentations and capture photos.Submission questions should be emailed to Noelle George at ngeorge@watereuse.org.  

Example Topics Include: 

  • Reuse types: potable reuse, non-potable reuse, onsite reuse, industrial or agricultural reuse, managed aquifer recharge (MAR), reuse in small/underrepresented communities, produced water reuse, etc. 
  • Reuse-related treatment, technology or research: disinfection, membrane treatment, desalination, research advances, emerging contaminants, monitoring & automation technologies, etc. 
  • Reuse policy & funding: regulatory updates, advocacy efforts, funding avenues 
  • Reuse communications: outreach and community education projects, communication challenges, communication case studies, etc.  
  • Reuse case studies, planning & feasibility studies, or other reuse-related stories, etc. 

For more information about the WateReuse Texas Conference, click here