Call for Abstracts


Key Dates

  • Abstract submission opens: 18 April 2024
  • Abstract submission deadline: 10 May 2024 
  • Presenters notified: 27 May 2024

Guidelines for Submission

This year we are trialling poster presentations as well as oral presentations.

When you email us your abstract, please indicate whether you are submitting a Poster or Oral.

To submit your abstract, please email your abstract as a PDF and Microsoft Word attached file to

  • Presentation types: 30 minutes Oral presentation or Poster Presentation
  • All abstracts must be submitted in English or accompanied with an English version.
  • Submissions should be no more than 250 words.
  • Include a short bio for the Presenting Author
  • If you are submitting on behalf of the Presenting Author, please include their email address
  • Use standard abbreviations only. 
  • Abstracts must contain sufficient information so that if published it will be a complete report independent of presentation. The abstract should not contain statements alluding to results or conclusions not presented within the text.
  • Please limit your abstract to one page. 
  • If you wish to use any graphical object (graph, photo, drawing, etc) make sure that the resolution of the object is sufficiently high and the object is centred on the page.
  • Posters to be supplied by yourself: A0 Portrait size

Suggested Topics

  • 3-Waters (water, wastewater, storm water) 
  • Case Studies – “spotlight on a major customer”
  • Compliance issues: How do I comply? How do I get them to comply?
  • Cultural considerations when designing and operating wastewater treatment systems
  • Industrial storm water
  • Innovative processes for treating liquid industrial waste
  • 'Kiwi Ingenuity' in the wastewater industry
  • Large wastewater treatment systems
  • Latest instrumentation technology
  • Latest research on wastewater treatment
  • Meeting drinkable water standards
  • Optimisation of existing wastewater treatment processes
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Sampling and testing
  • Small trade waste treatment systems
  • Systems that fail: What causes them to fail, how they fail and how to avoid potential issues
  • The water industry: latest trends and developments
  • Training
  • Understanding laboratory analysis
  • Water Industry Structure

General Information

Review and Notification to Authors
All completed abstracts will be reviewed. You will be informed by email (from of the acceptance status of your abstract by 27 May 2024.

All presenters are required to register and pay the Conference registration fee in order to be included in the program and to present on site. Registration and payment of registration fee by presenters of accepted abstracts must be completed no later than 12 July 2024.

By submitting an abstract, authors agree to publication in conference proceedings or similar by NZTIWF.





Conference Organisers

Conferences & Events Ltd
Ali Howard
Direct: +64 (0)21 1428 596
 +64  4 384 1511

This event is organised by Conferences & Events Ltd.  We are a New Zealand business.