IWA Biofilms Virtual Conference:
Emerging Trends and Developments

December 7 - 9, 2020

Join the conference through our IWABiofilms2020 Whova platform:



Welcome to the IWA 2020 Biofilms Virtual Conference website! The conference will bring together academics, industry members, consultants, and end users to discuss the latest trends and needs for biofilms in the water field.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Bruce Rittmann (ASU, USA), Mark van Loosdrecht (TU Delft, The Netherlands), Per Nielsen (VCS, Denmark), Eveline Volcke (Ghent University, Belgium), Belinda Sturm (KU, USA)

Major themes are:

  • Brainstorming on grand challenges and critical needs related to biofilms
  • Engaging with colleagues within sessions, panel discussions, breaks, poster sessions
  • 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

Call for workshop proposals:

Workshops will be held prior to the conference. Please consider submitting a workshop proposal. Click below for workshop proposal submission. 

Workshop proposals

20 Discount Banner Biofilms 2020



email: biofilms2020@nd.edu

Important Dates

  • August 31Call for abstracts

  • October 1 - Abstract submission deadline

  • October 15 - Workshop proposal deadline

  • November 1 - Notification of accepted submissions

  • November 15 - Deadline for early bird registration

  • December 7-9 - Conference

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