OWWA Fresh Ideas Competition 2023

OWWA Fresh Ideas (Presented by the Young Professionals Committee) is an annual competition for new presenters in the water industry. This year, new YP presenters can compete in a lightning presentation competition. The winner will go on to represent OWWA in the International Poster Competition at ACE23 in Toronto.

*The winner will be provided expenses to cover attendance, travel & accommodations to ACE23. ACE23 Poster details 

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* 1. Please confirm you meet all of the following requirements to enter Fresh Ideas:

1. New Presenter (have never presented at an OWWA Annual Conference)
2. Young Professional (Under 35 years OR less than 10 years in the Water Industry)
3. OWWA/AWWA Member (Individual or through a member organization)

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* 2. Contact Information:

If selected for Fresh Ideas, you will be introduced using  your submitted bio, and you will be asked to prepare a "Lightning Presentation" highlighting your work in 3 minutes. You must include 1 slide. Your presentation will be followed by a 2 minute questions period from the judges. 

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* 3. Presentation Title:

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* 4. Please include a brief abstract (up to 5 sentences) describing your topic and its relevance to the Water Industry:

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* 5. Please include a brief bio: (max 50 words)

This form will remain open until January 27. If you are selected to present, you will be contacted early February. The presentations will take place Virtually on Wednesday March 8 (12-2). If you have any questions about submitting, please contact Sam @ spetryna@owwa.ca