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Attendee registration for WWAC2018 is now OPEN.

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2018 Symposium

2018 Symposium Registration information
(scroll down for fees, online registration & hotel registration links)

Symposium Registration (Aug 7-9, 2018) includes:

  • WWAC2014_IMG_53202 full days of papers and presentations
  • poster session
  • networking events
  • tour of a local facility mid-afternoon of Tues, Aug 7
  • admission to supplier showcase
  • light breakfasts on Aug 8 and Aug 9
  • full buffet lunches on Aug 8 and Aug 9
  • evening reception on Aug 8 with cash bar and 2 free drink tickets
  • name badge
  • list of attendees with contact information*
  • printed onsite program booklet
  • There are also two optional training courses (additional fees apply, see below)

If there are any problems with the online registration, please use the paper forms or call ISA customer service directly at +1 919-549-8411. Forms can also be sent in via fax to +1 919-549-8288 or scanned/emailed to

Registration & Fees

2018 ISA Water/Wastewater
and Automatic Controls Symposium

Aug 7 – late afternoon plant tour
Aug 8 – technical program & exhibits & reception
Aug 9 – technical program & exhibits
more info
List Price: $500*
ISA Members: $375*
AWWA/WEF/ITA Members: $400*
Students: $175*
Authors: $175**Add $50 after June 15 2018

register online

PDF sign-up form
Optional Training Course:

Overview of Electrical Noise Effects on Instrumentation Control Equipment (TI21C)

Aug 6, 2018 (1-day) more info

ISA Members: $650
List Price: $815

register online

PDF sign-up form
Optional Training Course:

IACS Cybersecurity Operations & Maintenance: Secure Your Control System (IC37S)

Aug 6-7, 2018 (2-day) more info

ISA Members:$1,440
List Price: $1,800

register online

PDF sign-up form


To take advantage of ISA member rates, join the ISA online or use the ISA membership application form

The non-discounted list price rate includes a complementary 1-year full ISA membership. The student rate includes a complementary 1-year student ISA membership. Note: ISA membership costs $120 per year, so it’s often cheaper to join beforehand.

*To facilitate professional networking, a list of attendees with contact information is given to all participants. Attendees have the option of opting out of having their contact information included, however, we encourage attendees to share their contact information so that attendees can easily correspond with each other after the symposium.

Attendees are responsible for booking their own hotel accommodation.

Hotel Accommodation

The symposium is being held at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda in Bethesda, Maryland (15 minutes from Washington DC). We have arranged a special discounted hotel rate of $129/night (plus taxes) for symposium attendees for attendees to be able to book between Sunday, August 5 through Sunday, August 12. Please mention “ISA Water/Wastewater Symposium” when booking or use the hotel link below.

Hyatt Regency Bethesda
1 Bethesda Metro Center, Bethesda, MD, USA
(15 min from Washington DC)
Reservations: 1 877-999-3223 (toll free)
Local: 1 301-657-1234

2018 Online Hotel Registration Link: 2018 hotel registration link

The discounted block of rooms at $129/night is available until July 23, 2018 or until they run out. After that normal room rates apply, subject to availability. It’s best to reserve your room early.

We recommend you use the online registration link to make sure you are getting access to the discounted rate.

Note: If you encounter any problems with hotel rooms not being available, please contact ISA customer service at 1-919-549-8411. ISA staff can then coordinate with the hotel to make sure more rooms are made available.


Alternate Accommodations:

There are also three alternate hotels that are close by. Normal non-discounted rates apply. Note: These are not official symposium hotels. We recommend you stay at the official symposium hotel instead.

Residence Inn by Marriott Bethesda Downtown
7335 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA

Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC/Bethesda
7301 Waverly St, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA