News | February 18, 2015

AMTA/AWWA Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition Comes To Orlando, Florida

American Membrane Technology Association and the American Water Works Association will present the latest in developments in membrane water treatment technologies at the Membrane Technology Conference and Exposition. The premier event will take place March 2-6, 2015 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Fla.

This year the conference will feature four tracks focusing on membrane filtration applications, brackish water and seawater treatment, wastewater and industrial, regional issues, research and other applications and new innovations.

Conference attendees will also have the opportunity to register for five Sunday workshops covering membrane basics, reverse osmosis, potable reuse and membrane biofouling.

The Opening General Session on Monday, March 2 will kick off with a high-energy performance from The Jake and Elwood Blues Revue!, a Blues Brothers tribute show. The keynote speaker will be Emilio “Sonny” Vergara, who has been involved in Florida’s water and related environmental protection issues for more than 40 years.

Full-conference registration includes access to all technical sessions, three luncheons, three networking receptions, poster sessions and access to the exhibit hall Experts in the Round education sessions discussing top issues in the membrane industry today. Attendees are encouraged to register online by Feb. 20 at 5 p.m. MST before registration rates increase on site.

For full details on the conference and registration options, visit

About American Water Works Association
Established in 1881, the American Water Works Association is the largest nonprofit, scientific and educational association dedicated to managing and treating water, the world’s most important resource. With approximately 50,000 members, AWWA provides solutions to improve public health, protect the environment, strengthen the economy and enhance our quality of life.

About American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA)
Formed in 1972, the American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) has over 820 members and is headquartered in Stuart, FL; this nonprofit scientific and educational association vision is solving water supply & quality issues through the widespread application of membrane technology. AMTA's mission is to promote, advocate and advance the understanding and application of membrane technology to create safe, affordable and reliable water supplies, and to treat municipal, industrial, agricultural and waste waters for beneficial use.

SOURCE: American Water Works Association