2024 IWA Nutrient Removal and Recovery Specialist Conference

1 Nov 2023

ACWEB and UQ are pleased to announce that the 2024 IWA Nutrient Removal and Recovery Specialist Conference will be held in Brisbane.

With a world experiencing unprecedented global environmental challenges, we are thrilled to gather researchers and industry professionals together to help create the future of nutrient management in water management. The IWA Nutrient Removal and Recovery Conference 2024, in Brisbane, Australia, will address the pressing challenge of nutrient recovery in wastewater to create a net-zero future.  We look forward to having you participate in the peak International conference for nutrient management across the water sector.

The IWA Nutrient Removal and Recovery (NRR) Specialist Group extends a warm invitation for your participation in the upcoming conference, "Nutrient Management in the Net-Zero Era."
Returning to Australia after 6 years, this conference is a collaborative effort between The University of Queensland and Urban Utilities.

As stewards of wastewater treatment advancements, we invite scientists and practitioners to contribute their insights, knowledge, and experiences in navigating wastewater treatment systems amid the evolving global landscape. This event serves as a vital platform for the exchange of ideas and the exploration of innovative solutions.

In line with our tradition of acknowledging distinguished NRR experts, we are pleased to dedicate this conference to celebrating the noteworthy contributions of Professor Jurg Keller. Your active involvement will contribute to the success of this event, fostering meaningful discussions and collaborations that are crucial in addressing contemporary challenges.

We eagerly await your valuable contributions and anticipate a conference rich in shared wisdom and collaborative spirit. Join us in shaping the future of nutrient management in the net-zero era!

The conference themes will cover

  • Circular nutrient removal, recovery and reuse technologies
  • The role of nutrients in the emerging renewable energy economies
  • Value-added product for tomorrow’s customers 
  • Integrated nutrient and water recycling for greener cities and agriculture
  • Mathematical modelling, optimisation and control of NRR processes
  • Microbial ecology in NRR processes
  • Greenhouse gases emission and fates of emerging pollutants in NRR processes

If you’d like to be involved in the local organising committee or the conference scientific committee please contact the ACWEB events team for information.