To view the WEFTEC 2016 schedule of luncheons, receptions, and other events click here. You can also download the WEF Events App by scanning the QR code below.
Mix with Members (by invitation only)
WEF Members are encouraged to attend this exclusive networking event on Sunday, September 25, from 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at New Orleans Morial Convention Center. Enjoy cocktails and conversation with members of WEF technical communities, WEFTEC exhibitors, and fellow WEF Members in an atmosphere designed to help you achieve success by association. All WEF Members that register for WEFTEC 2016 will receive an invitation. Sponsorship opportunities are available.
Fourth Annual Jammin’4Water
Saturday, September 24
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
$50 per ticket
310 Andrew Higgins Drive
New Orleans, LA
The Fourth Annual Jammin’4Water features the amateur musical talents of water quality professionals benefiting the WEF Service Project as well as Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene focused charities. What started out with a few people Jammin’ one weekend has turned into something special. Tickets are available for purchase through WEFTEC registration. For more information, please visit http://www.jammin4water.org.
Monday, September 26
7:15 am – 8:30 am
The AAEES/AIDIS/WEF Breakfast is a celebration of the environmental scientists and engineers in the industry. This year, the keynote presentation will be given by Dr. James R. Mihelcic, Professor and the Samuel L. and Julia M. Flom Endowed Chair in Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of South Florida. Dr. Mihelcic is an international leader for incorporating principles of sustainable development into engineering education, research, and practice. In his presentation, he will take the audience on a trip around the world telling unique stories and demonstrating how water quality professionals work with local households and communities to develop sustainable infrastructures that provide clean water, improved sanitation, and hygiene. He will also provide insight on unique geographic and cultural aspects of a project, all to achieve a vision of a world where all people have access to sanitation, potable water, and safe indoor air; where all children are able to learn in well-built classrooms; and where families no longer suffer from disease, starvation, and poverty.
Dr. Mihelcic is a Board Certified Environmental Engineering Member and the author of four environmental engineering textbooks, several which have been translated into Spanish and Portuguese. He currently directs over $6 million of research projects that include the EPA funded National Research Center for Reinventing Aging Infrastructure for Nutrient Management and an NSF Partnership for International Research & Education (PIRE) project that studies geographically and culturally appropriate technologies to recover water, energy, and nutrients from wastewater.