The Utility Management Conference 2015 Call for Abstracts

April 17, 2014

2015 Call for Abstracts Now Open!

February 17-20, 2015 | Austin, Texas

Water and wastewater managers and utility professionals will gather in Austin, Texas, next February 17-20 to hear the latest in cutting-edge approaches and practices, techniques, and case studies in all aspects of utility management. We invite you to share your knowledge and research with your peers by submitting an abstract on topics addressing water and wastewater management.

Topics to be covered at the conference will include but are not limited to the following:

Benchmarking & Performance Measurement

Business Practice Optimization

Communicating Value to Customers and Other Stakeholders

Customer Service

Finance, Accounting & Rates

Leadership/Management Development

Legal/Regulatory/Political Issues

Management–Combined Utilities

Management–Environmental Issues



Management–Utility Sustainability

Public Private Partnerships

Public Involvement/Public Affairs

Public Officials Issues

Regional Collaboration

Security & Emergency Preparedness

Succession Planning

Workforce Support and Development


The conference planning committee is again interested in having utility leaders share their viewpoints with conference attendees. Selected presenters will have a short podium presentation followed by a lengthy interactive discussion. Authors are encouraged to submit abstracts on topics addressing water and wastewater management.

Submission of abstracts is due on June 26, 2014.

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