Events

The WWID has been involved with numerous conferences and events over the years, by providing technical leadership for program committees.

Stay tuned for future conference announcements.

Note: Due to the current global covid-19 pandemic, almost all in-person events in our sector have been cancelled for public health reasons.  For example, as of April 2020, the ISA has cancelled all in-person events for the remainder for 2020.

2020 Webinars

July 28, 2020 – Technical Webinar
Cyber Security Risks in the Water Sector – Kevin Morley, AWWA
more details & free registration

Sept 22, 2020 – Technical Webinar
Control System Cyber Security for Water/Power Utilities – Jon Grant, CDM Smith
more details & free registration

 

Upcoming Events

Almost all in-person events have been cancelled in 2020 due to the covid-19 pandemic.

ISA Conferences:
2020 ISA Water & Energy Automation Conference
(Aug 5-6, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas, USA)
The WWID will be helping with the water part of the technical program for EWAC 2020.
See the website at: https://isaautomation.isa.org/ewac2020/
EWAC2020 has been CANCELLED by ISA as of April 24, 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Read the news release: https://isaautomation.isa.org/isa-covid-19-updates/

AWWA Conferences:
WWID members will also be helping with technical program at AWWA ACE 2020 (Jun 14-17, 2020 in Orlando, FL, USA). Please note that this is a general municipal water conference, rather than an automation/SCADA-focused event.
ACE2020 has been CANCELLED by AWWA as of April 20, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Instead AWWA will be offering virtual events in 2020 – see www.awwa.org
Read the news release: https://www.awwa.org/ace/

WEF Conferences:
WWID members will also be helping with technical program at WEFTEC 2020 (Oct 3-7, 2020 in New Orleans LA USA). Please note that this is a general municipal water conference, rather than an automation/SCADA-focused event.
WEFTEC 2020 has been CANELLED as of June 11, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Instead WEF will be offering a online event called WEFTEC Connect 2020 on Oct 5-9, 2020 – see www.weftec.org
Read the news release at:
www.weftec.org.

 

Past Events

In 2019, the ISA Water/Wastewater Division provided program committee support for the 2019 ISA Water & Energy Automation Conference:

From 2003 to 2018, the ISA Water/Wastewater Division hosted the ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium:

  • 2018 WWAC Symposium: August 7-9, 2018 – The Hyatt Regency Bethesda Hotel, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
  • 2017 WWAC Symposium: August 8-10, 2017 – Wyndham lake Buena Vista Resort Hotel, Orlando, USA
  • 2016 WWAC Symposium: August 2-4, 2016 – Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort Hotel, Orlando, USA
  • 2015 WWAC Symposium: August 2-4, 2015 – Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort Hotel, Orlando, USA
  • 2014 WWAC Symposium: August 5-7, 2014 – Crowne Plaza Orlando-Universal Hotel, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • 2013 WWAC Symposium: August 6-8, 2013 – Crowne Plaza Orlando-Universal Hotel, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • 2012 WWAC Symposium: August 7-9, 2012 – Holiday Inn Castle Hotel, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • 6th WWAC Symposium: June 22-23, 2011 – Chase Park Plaza Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
  • 5th WWAC Symposium: August 4-6, 2010 – Doubletree Castle Hotel, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • 4th WWAC Symposium: August 4-6, 2009 – Doubletree Castle Hotel, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • 3rd WWAC  Symposium: August 4-6, 2008 – Doubletree Castle Hotel, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • 2nd WWAC Symposium: August 4-7, 2007 – Doubletree Castle Hotel, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • 1st WWID Symposium: August 20-21, 2003 – Grosvenor Resort Hotel, Orlando, Florida, USA

Since 2012, the ISA Water/Wastewater Division has a longstanding relationship with the Water Environment Federation (WEF) to provide a “Best of the ISA Water/Wastewater Symposium” technical session at the WEF’s annual WEFTEC conference each fall.  Part of the partnership has also allowed for WEF to provide speakers about The Utility of the Future at the annual ISA conference that WWID is involved.

  • WEFTEC 2019 – Sept 21-25 in Chicago – “Cybersecurity – It’s More than Just Compliance!  –  Part 1 (hardware), 2 (software) and 3 (integration)”
  • WEFTEC 2018 – Oct 1-3 in New Orleans – “Best of ISA: Operational Improvements Through Automation and Technology”
  • WEFTEC 2017 – Oct 2-4 in Chicago – “SCADA Systems: Protecting your Investment”
  • WEFTEC 2016 – Sept 24-28 in New Orleans – “Practical Cyber Security for SCADA and Operations”
  • WEFTEC 2015 – Sept 28-30 in Chicago – “High Performance HMIs and Alarm Management Technical Session”
  • WEFTEC 2014 – Sept 29-Oct 1 in New Orleans – “Highlights from the ISA Water/Wastewater Symposium”
  • WEFTEC 2013 – Oct 5-9 in Chicago – “Highlights from the ISA Water/Wastewater Symposium”
  • WEFTEC 2012 –  Sept 29-Oct 1 in New Orleans “Highlights of the ISA Water/Wastewater Symposium”

The ISA Water/Wastewater Division has also provided technical speakers for several other events, including:

  • Ontario Water Works Association (OWWA) Automation Workshop 2019 – Mississauga, Ontario, Canada – “Digital Transformation: Water Distribution Dashboards”
  • Ontario Water Works Association (OWWA) Automation Workshop 2017 – Mississauga, Ontario, Canada – “High Performance HMIs”
  • ISA Automation Week 2013 – Nashville, Tennessee, USA
  • ISA Automation Week 2012 – Orlando, Florida, USA