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This conference is held by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) in cooperation with the Indiana Water Environment Association (IWEA)  

Wastewater professionals from around the globe will gather in Indianapolis, Indiana, at the WEF Collection Systems 2019 Conference.  The Call for Abstracts and Workshops has now closed.  You can still submit mobile sessions proposals below.

The Call for Mobile Sessions is Open!

Can't attend the conference, but still want the proceedings?  Click here to be notified when the proceedings become available.


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Call for Abstracts

We are now accepting submissions for Mobile Session Proposals

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Method of Submittal: Online only please


The Call for Abstracts and Workshops is now closed.

Download the Call for Abstracts 


Submit Mobile Session Proposal

Video Instructions for Mobile Session Submission Portal

PDF Instructions for Mobile Session Proposal Sumbission


Submit Abstract:

Video Instructions for Abstract Submission Portal

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Submit Workshop:

Video Instructions for Workshop Submission Portal

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Attendee Registration Opening Soon
Exhibitor Registration Opening Soon

Registration Fee Includes:

  • Full conference fee includes: Opening General Session, admission to all Technical Sessions, Exhibition Hall, and Online access to proceedings
  • One-Day conference fee includes: Admission to the Technical Sessions and the Exhibition on the specific day that was chosen
  • Exhibition Only fee includes: Access to the Exhibition

Workshops, Facility Tours, and Networking Events are optional and require a fee (they are not included with the conference registration fees).


WEF Members (Before 4/12/2019 | After 4/12/2019)

  • Full Conference: $690 | $890
  • One Day (either Monday or Tuesday): $400 | $520
  • Expo Only: $130 | $130 
  • Student Full Conference: No Charge
  • Pre Conference Workshop: $179 | $199 (free to Student Members)
  • Facility Tour: $40 | $40 

 Non-Members (Before 4/12/2019 | After 4/12/2019)

  • Full Conference: $995 | $1295
  • One Day (either Monday or Tuesday): $535 | $660
  • Expo Only: $160 | $160
  • Student Full Conference: $225 | $290
  • Pre Conference Workshop: $209 | $229
  • Facility Tour: $45 | $45 


Registration questions?

Registration Coordinator
Phone: 703-684-2441
Email: Registration@wef.org


*Cancellation Policy: All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing with a detailed explanation by 5/24/2019. A 25% administrative fee will be deducted from all refunds. Registrants who fail to notify WEF of cancellations by May 24 will be liable for the full registration fee.




Marriott Indianapolis Downtown

350 West Maryland Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46225

Phone: 855-866-1535

Group Rate: $185

Cut-Off Date: May 6, 2019

Reservation Phone: 1-800-236-2427

*Reservations are on a first come first serve basis and may sell out before the cut-off date.

Book Your Room Here


Collection Systems Conference™ 2019 - Continuing Education

You are now able to view your participation details and access your Continuing Education Credits for Workshops and Technical Sessions online. Attendees will have immediate access to their certificates and transcripts through an online portal for 1 year after this event. After that time CE files will have to be requested by email through WEF’s customer service group. These details will be posted on the CS page of WEF.org and emailed to event participants after the conference.

How Do I Receive Credit For this Conference?
To receive credit for all technical sessions and pre-conference workshops, please scan your badge when entering and exiting that activity.

Pre-Conference Workshops:
WEF offers Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for participation in workshops. One CEU is the equivalent to 10 hours of training or formal instruction. These are distributed for structured, relevant professional training above and beyond that of initial certification or employment in a particular field.

Technical Sessions:
WEF offers Professional Development Hours (PDHs) for participation in technical sessions. A PDH is defined as one hour spent engaged in an activity that contributes to the advancement or enhancement of professional skills or scientific knowledge of a professional engineer or operator.

When Will I Receive Credits For this Conference?
Certificates will be made available online immediatley, link coming soon.
Please keep in mind that although WEF does provide these files, most states will require the individual licensee to report continuing education credits.

Note: Educational Credits will not be recorded and documentation will not be distributed unless the attendee is a confirmed registrant of this event and the proper steps are is completed as indicated in the directions provided.

More Information
Learn more about the WEF Continuing Education Program