About the Student Poster Competition

Students are encouraged to participate in the 2024 Illinois Water Environment Association Student Poster Competition.

DATE:        Monday, March 18, 2024
TIME:        4:00 - 5:00 PM
SIZE:         Maximum size is 48 in. wide by 36 in. tall mounted on foam core
PRIZES:    $200 cash prize for first place; $100 cash prize for second place.

Poster topics should deal with wastewater treatment, water pollution control, water quality problems, or other water related areas.

All applicants will be expected to attend and participate in the competition. Applicants will receive a free one-day conference registration, which includes lunch and admission to technical presentations and exhibit hall. 

Use the link below to submit an application.

2024 Student Poster Competition Application

Congratulations to the 2023 Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the IWPC Student Poster Competition. The Competition took place during the Illinois Wastewater Professionals Conference (IWPC), April 10 - 12, 2023.

  • Joanna Sanchez won 1st place with her presentation titled Mapping Immunogenic Regions in SARS-CoV Variants to Understand PCR Assay Design Using Bioinformations Tools.
  • Amelia Bergbower and Jack Johnson placed second with their project Utilizing Biologial Filters to the Remove Dissolved Nutrients in Wastewater.