[Pharmwaste] WEFTEC '08 Call for Abstracts

DeBiasi,Deborah dldebiasi at deq.virginia.gov
Tue Nov 27 10:39:22 EST 2007


Call for Abstracts  
WEFTEC '08 Abstract Submissions are due by December 3, 2007.   Click
here to submit an abstract online.  

Please note: Do not wait until the last minute to submit!  The WEF
website gets overloaded on December 3rd due to the volume of
submissions.  You can submit abstracts anytime before the deadline.

Be a part of the outstanding technical program at WEFTEC by submitting
an abstract for consideration to present in Chicago at WEFTEC.08.
WEFTEC.08 will be held October 18-22, 2008.  WEFTEC provides many
benefits to speakers:

Increase your prestige by presenting your work at WEFTEC - the most
highly regarded technical conference in the water and wastewater
Showcase your envirnomental contributions to over 20,000 professionals,
more people than at any other venue! 
Gain added exposure for your work - all papers appear on the official
conference proceedings on CD-ROM given to all full conference attendees.
You also have the opportunity to submit your work to be published in one
of WEF's peer-reviewed journals - Water Environment Research(tm) or
Water Practice(tm).
The following is information regarding the abstract procedures and
topics for WEFTEC.08. 
Please read the criteria for review so that your abstract will contain
the most relevant information - General abstract review criteria and
guidelines and Research abstract review criteria and guidelines are

Sample abstracts are available for comparison:

"Technical" abstract sample  
"Management" abstract sample 
"Research" abstract sample 
"Collection Systems" abstract sample
WEFTEC.08 will solicit abstracts on cutting-edge water quality topics of
interest to all environmental stakeholders, including: 

Coastal Issues 
Collection Systems 
Contaminants of Emerging Concern/Endocrine Disrupting Compounds 
Disaster Planning 
Facility Operations 
Industrial Issues and Technology 
Instrumentation, Automation and Computer Applications 
International and Small Island Nations' Issues 
Leading Edge Research 
Management of Odors and VOCs 
Municipal Wastewater Treatment 
Public Education 
Residuals and Biosolids Treatment 
Small Community and Decentralized Water Infrastructure 
Small Island Nations: Water, Wastewater and Environmental Issues
(International Issues) 
Stormwater Management and Wet Weather Flows 
Surface Water Quality and Ecology 
Sustainable Water Resources Management 
Utility and Asset Management 
Water and Wastewater Disinfection 
Water Reuse and Reclamation 
Watershed-Based Permitting/TMDLs
A full description of topics is available.

If you are interested in submitting a proposal for an entire session
(such as a panel discussion, a hot topic update from a committee, etc.),
forms are available.

If you are interested in submitting a proposal for an interactive all
day or half day workshop, guidance and forms are available.


Deborah L. DeBiasi
Email:   dldebiasi at deq.virginia.gov
WEB site address:  www.deq.virginia.gov
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Office of Water Permit Programs
Industrial Pretreatment/Toxics Management Program
Mail:          P.O. Box 1105, Richmond, VA  23218 (NEW!)
Location:  629 E. Main Street, Richmond, VA  23219
PH:         804-698-4028
FAX:      804-698-4032

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