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Call For Abstracts – 8th Annual FVOA Mini-Conference (New Deadline 3/10/14)

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2014 Mini-Conference- Call for Abstracts

The FVOA is looking for people who would be willing to be a presenter at our 8th Annual Mini-Conference.  If you feel you have a presentation that would be of interest to our members, please feel free to submit the topic and a brief abstract of your presentation.  Or, if you have heard a recent presentation at another conference or seminar that you think would benefit our members, please forward the information on the presentation to us. Vendors are welcome to be presenters at our conference, provided that the presentation is of a technical nature and not sales oriented.  Vendors are also encouraged to submit suggestions for workshops or demonstrations.

Nine presentations will be chosen for the conference and two to three for the workshops/demonstrations. The Conference Committee also reserves the right to recruit speakers and topics in addition to the submittals. Suggested categories for topics are as follows:


Operation and Maintenance, including:

Equipment, treatment units, and instrumentation

Process control and management

Equipment upgrades and preventative maintenance

Sludge handling

Plant safety


Laboratory and Regulatory, including:

Laboratory testing procedures and issues New and upcoming regulations

Chemical and laboratory safety

Pretreatment and industrial monitoring


Management and General Topics:

Security issues

Employment and training

Developing safety and maintenance programs

Plant case studies


New and Upcoming Technologies and Advanced Treatment, including:

Advanced nutrient removal

Toxics/emerging pollutants monitoring and control Energy efficiency and cost effective practices Sustainability in design and construction

Water reuse applications and issues


If you would like to be a presenter, please send an electronic copy of your topic and abstract to Mike Burnett at


Deadline for submissions is March 10th, 2014.


Thank you!

Mike Burnett

FVOA Conference Chairman

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