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IWA Biofilm Reactors Virtual Conference

December 6 - 8, 2021

Welcome to the IWA 2021 Biofilm Reactors Virtual Conference website! The conference will bring together academics, industry members, consultants, and utilities to discuss topics ranging from fundamental research to full-scale implementation. The conference will address well-established, up and coming, and potential future biofilm technologies.

Join the conference through our IWABiofilm Reactors 2021 Whova platform:


Click below to download the detailed (preliminary) program

Detailed program

Confirmed Keynotes: Susanne Lackner, Bruce Rittmann, Erika Espinosa-Ortiz, Kim Soerensen, Mary Jo Kirisits, Cesar Torres, Mike Parsons

Major themes are:

  • Biofim reactors and biofilm processes
  • Fundamental and applied research related to biofilms
  • Selection, implementation and operation of biofilm processes
  • Promoting interactions and collaborations among all participants, especially among junior/senior members, and high/low income countries, and industry/end users/consultants/academia
  • Promoting engagement in the Biofilms Specialist Group
Discount Edited


Important Dates

  • August 1 - Call for abstracts
  • September 15 - Abstract submission deadline
  • October 1 - Workshop proposal deadline
  • October 15 - Notification of accepted submissions
  • Early bird registration deadline extended to November 24

  • December 6-8 - Conference


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