Operator Symposium 2018

March 27-28, 2018 • Crowne Plaza Hotel - Burlingame, CA
Sold Out!

At this event highly regarded speakers and instructors will present 2 days of technical sessions focused on topics relevant to operators. Over 30 technical sessions that can earn you a maximum of 12 contact hours.

The preliminary technical program is now available! To view it, click here.

The event is sold out!

2018 Top-Op's Challenge!

Register now for the 2018 Top-Op's Challenge happening on Wednesday, March 28, 2018.
All questions are based on water treatment and distribution knowledge. Space is limited so register soon! 

The team to win first place will represent CA-NV Section at AWWA's ACE18 in Las Vegas, Nevada!

Click here for the registration form.
Click here for the official rules.

2018 Competitions

Are you ready for some competitions at the Operator Symposium!?

Tuesday, March 27th
  • Pipe Tapping Competition
  • Meter Madness Competition

 Wednesday, March 28th

  • Hot Flare Competition
  • Hydrant Hysteria Competition

To ​​register for the competitions you must fill out the Competitions Entry Form and submit to Boyd Schultz, Chair, Competitions Committee by March 9, 2018.

Fresh Ideas Poster Competition

The Young Professionals (YP) Committee of the CA‐NV Section AWWA invites all undergraduate and graduate students to submit entries for our annual Poster Competition at the 2018 Operator Symposium! This is your opportunity for your work to be
seen by hundreds of people. It is an excellent way to showcase university research, senior projects, thesis work, or classroom projects with a professional audience.

An abstract describing the student's choice of topic is due by March 16, 2018.

Download the flyer for more details.

Hotel Information

Crowne Plaza San Francisco Airport Hotel
1177 Airport Blvd
Burlingame, CA 94010

The special room rate is no longer available.

Thank you to our sponsors:

Symposium Sponsor: Technical Program Ad

Symposium Sponsor: Tuesday Break #1 and Break #2

Symposium Sponsor: Tuesday Luncheon and Break #3

Symposium Sponsor: Welcome/Awards Reception

Symposium Sponsor: Wednesday Luncheon

 View our Sponsor Prospectus for sponsorship opportunities.