LAST CALL! CALL FOR SPEAKERS — 2017 Water Asset Management Conference


Water Finance & Management, the journal for water and wastewater professionals, is looking for speakers for the 17th annual Water Asset Management Conference to be held Oct. 10-11, 2017 in Boston, Mass. The conference gathers leaders in municipal water, wastewater and stormwater systems for a two-day event focusing on executive-level utility management challenges and solutions.

If you are interested in presenting to municipal CEOs, directors, superintendents, asset managers and consultants involved in these areas, we want to hear from you. We are looking for presentations, including case studies, covering – but not limited to – the following topics as they relate to efficiency, cost savings and sustainability of water infrastructure: 

  • Short- and Long-Term Capital Planning and Prioritization
  • Best Practices in Water Asset Management
  • Pipeline Condition Assessment
  • Pipeline Rehabilitation/Replacement Techniques/Innovations
  • Successfully Managing a Consent Decree
  • Alternative Project Delivery Case Studies
  • Financing and Economic Decision Making
  • LoS/KPIs/Benchmarking
  • Initiatives of ASCE, APWA, WEF, AWWA, etc.
  • Rehabilitation/Replacement of Service Laterals
  • IoT/Smart City Integration
  • Optimizing Metering Infrastructure
  • Software Optimization — AMI/CMMS/Modeling/SCADA
  • Water Loss – Real Losses/Apparent Losses
  • Water Auditing/Validation
  • Identifying and Reducing Non-Revenue Water
  • Leak Detection and Pressure Management
Boston Museum of Science

Boston Museum of Science

These are for presentations only (no written papers). PowerPoint slides will be made available to attendees following the conference. If you are interested in becoming a presenter, please submit a 200-word abstract to Andrew Farr, associate editor of Water Finance & Management, at The deadline to submit an abstract is April 28, 2017.

This event is being held at the Boston Museum of Science on the Charles River within minutes of downtown Boston. The event is hosted by Water Finance & Management journal, published bi-monthly by Benjamin Media. Seating is limited and CEUs and CPEs will be available for attendees. For more information, please visit

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