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111th Annual Conference – 2019
January 21 @ 12:00 pm - January 24 @ 10:30 am
Our 111th Annual Conference will be held January 21 – 24, 2019 at the remodeled Marriott Hotel in Downtown Indianapolis.
Room reservations may be made at the following link. Rates are $145/night + tax. Parking is an additional cost.
Our Technical Program Committee has been hard at work preparing what we believe is our best program yet! NEW THIS YEAR is an educational tract specifically geared towards our city and town mayors, managers, utility board members, and councils. We encourage participation of our mayors, managers, board members and councils to inform them of upcoming issues facing their utilities. We also invite them to stay for our evening competitions reception and then our legislative reception where they can meet with their state representative. To view the preliminary program please follow the link below (note- this schedule is preliminary and subject to change).
Attendee Registration – NOW OPEN
Registration is NOW OPEN for all attendees. Please be sure to use the correct form below – either utility personnel (any individual that works for a utility) or non-exhibiting service providers. Note: If you are an exhibiting company looking to add additional personnel, please contact our office.
Utility personnel – remember, if you have never attended one of our Annual Conferences, or it has been at least 5 years, your registration is complimentary!
Registration is NOW OPEN for our exhibitors. Please note that the Exhibit Hall has been REDESIGNED this year to offer maximized flow and better use of the exhibit hall space. At this time, spaces will be assigned on a first come, first served basis in the order that they were received and points accrued. A map of available booth space is below and will be updated as booth placements have been made (a copy of the map is also available in the Exhibitor Prospectus below). Also included below is a listing of our current exhibitors.
Each booth includes 2 registrations, 2 chairs, a table, 110-volt electricity and a wastebasket. Your display MUST fit inside your booth, so please purchase the proper booth size. Booths are available in 8’x6′, 10’x6′ and 10’x10′.
Be sure to take the time to read through the Exhibitor Prospectus below to familiarize yourself with the changes for this year. Included in the Prospectus is information regarding break station sponsorships and booth presentation opportunities.
To register for your booth, complete the registration form included in the Exhibitor Prospectus or complete the on-line registration.
Call for Abstracts
We are currently accepting abstracts for our 2019 conference. The deadline for submitting your abstract is September 21, 2018. Criteria for selection to the conference will include originality, technical content, significance of work, and abstract quality.
When submitting your abstract, please follow the items below:
- Abstracts must be between 100 and 200 words, typed. Any graphs, sketches, tables, etc., can be included at this time.
- Please address the question of “What are the main purpose and conclusions of your work?” Abstract must clearly define the objectives, status, methodology, findings, and significance of the project.
In addition to submitting your abstract below, a short biography must also be included for all the individuals who will be presenting at the conference. The biographies submitted will be read before the presentation and should not exceed 150 words.
Only the individual that submits the abstract below will be notified of its acceptance. A representative from the Technical Committee will contact you once the submitted abstracts have been reviewed. If your abstract is selected, your presentation must be submitted to the Technical Committee by the deadline given in the acceptance letter and listed on the conference website. When submitting your presentation, please follow the items below:
- Presentations should be in Microsoft PowerPoint or Adobe PDF.
- Company logos may only appear on the first and last slide of the presentation.
- Presentation must mirror information provided in abstract.
The Technical Committee will review presentations before the conference. Any presentations that differ significantly from the submitted abstract, appear to be a sales pitch for a product or company, or do not meet the above guidelines may be rejected by the Committee and an alternative presentation selected.
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