Speaker Guidelines

Presentation Format

As part of the presentation proposal submission process you agree to present if selected by the IWPC Program Committee. If you become unable to present, please notify the  Program Committee Chair. An alternative presenter may be substituted. 

Presentation time is 30 minutes followed by Q&A 

Speakers are required to register for the conference. Registration information is available here. Registration opens December 1, 2023. Early bird registration ends January 31, 2024. 

By agreeing to present, you are agreeing to the IWPC Participation Policies, regarding health and well-being, respectful participation and the waiver. 

Speaker Presentation Deadlines and Upload Instructions

Presentation acceptance status will be emailed to speakers by mid-November

Registration preferred by January 31, 2024 Registration Link

Presentation slides must be forwarded by February 16, 2024.

Forward presentations and related questions to Doug Armstrong, darmstrong@addison-il.org. 

Conference App

IWPC's conference app is hosted on WHOVA. 

Unique WHOVA speaker link will be sent to you when your confirmation is received. 

Log-in or if new to WHOVA, create a log-in. Please note the same email must be used in WHOVA that was used for the presentation proposal or the system will not recognize you. Please contact ExecMgr@iweasite.org if you need assistance with email issues. 

 It is recommended that you fill our your profile as soon as convenient for maximum networking and exposure. 

When available, check your presentation listing in the agenda and notify darmstrong@addison-il.org of any corrections. 

For more information on using WHOVA as a speaker, watch the WHOVA for Speakers Guide

At The Conference

There are two speaker ready rooms available for your use. They are located on the 2nd Floor of the hotel, and are connected to the conference center via an walkway. 

IWEA Best Technical Presentation Award

This award is acknowledges outstanding presentations at the Illinois Water Professionals Conference. The award recipient is chosen based on evaluations submitted by conference attendees.

IWPC Technical Sessions Schedule

Monday, March 18, 12:45pm-4:00pm

Tuesday, March 19, 9:00am-4:15pm

Wednesday, March 20, 9:00am-4:00pm

Quick Links for Speakers

Submit Proposal to Present



Participation Policies



WHOVA Speaker Guide