Open the call for abstracts and other proposals for the next WEF Conference on Odors and Air Pollutants 2023

The next  WEF Conference on Odors and Air Pollutants 2023 will take place from May 16 to 19, 2023, in Charlotte, NC. This time, the biennial odor conference will be co-located with the WEF Residuals and Biosolids Conference, meaning that both events will benefit from synergies and enrich both communities of experts. 

The Call for Abstracts is just open. In addition, WEF is now accepting also workshop and session proposals. The deadline for all submissions is Thursday, November 3, at 11:59 PM Eastern (UTC -4). The Water Environment Federation holds this conference in cooperation with North Carolina One Water.

This conference will again bring together environmental professionals from around the world for a showcase on odors and air pollutants management. The biennial Odors Conference is designed to educate practitioners, facility owners, operators, researchers, and public administrators about current odor issues, including regulatory requirements and methods for analyzing problems and finding solutions. 

The 2023 Odors and Air Pollutants Conference is designed to foster informed decision-making and provide a platform for innovative approaches to control odors and air pollutants effectively. The conference's technical program includes real-life experiences, lessons learned, and cutting-edge technologies and research. The conference will consist of oral presentations, interactive discussions, posters, a pre-conference workshop, exhibits, mobile sessions, and opportunities for networking in dynamic settings. Potential speakers are invited to submit an abstract for a podium presentation or a proposal for a workshop or session. Abstracts addressing the following topics are invited:

  1. Odor Measurement, Monitoring, and Performance
  2. Air Dispersion Modeling 
  3. Collection System Odor Control
  4. Biological Odor Control
  5. Corrosion Control
  6. Sustainability and Greenhouse Gases 
  7. Innovative Treatment Approaches
  8. Agricultural/Industrial Odor Control
  9. Odor and Air Regulation
  10. Utility Odor Management and Planning
  11. Community Relations and Odor Complaints
  12. Odor/Air Research and Optimization

Learn more about this event here.


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Carlos Nietzsche Diaz Jimenez

Carlos is the editor-chief of and has been in the odour world since 2001. Since then, Carlos has attended over 90 conferences in odour management, both national and international and authored a few papers on the subject. He has also organized a few international meetings and courses. Carlos owns a small company named Ambiente et Odora (AEO). He spends his free time with his wife and his twins, Laura and Daniel, and of course, writing on

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