Notification of acceptance and important note has been sent to the authors.


Note: For the accepted presentations to be included in the Symposium program the presenting author must register by November 2016.



Early Bird


Late Registration

(starts 1/11/2016)

High income country Non IWA



High income country IWA member



High income country YWP (student)



Low income country Non IWA



Low income country IWA member



Low income country YWP (student)



 ** Please note: All prices are in Australian Dollars (AUD) and inclusive of gst.


Abstract submission (Passed deadline):

Please submit an abstract of maximum 250 words in a “Microsoft word” file. Please include within the abstract the title, name of the corresponding author (email and contact) and co-authors, affiliations, and the corresponding conference topic (please select only one topic per abstract). Please indicate if the submitted abstract is intended for oral or poster presentation. Please submit your abstract to: (please contact the conference chair in case of any issues with abstract submission using the following email:


Conference themes:

1. Taste and Odors (T&O)

  • T&O Emerging Issues
  • T&O in Source Water/Distribution Systems
  • T&O in Other Environmental Media
  • T&O Analytical and Monitoring Methods
  • Mitigation laws of T&O
  • Impact of Climate Change on T&O Problems
  • T&O Treatment Technology
  • T&O Regulations and Standards
  • T&O Risk Management
  • Community engagement
  • Customer perception
  • Taxonomic/Biochemical/Molecular Methods for T&O producers

2. Algae

  • Occurrence of algae blooms
  • Origins/causes of algae blooms
  • Control strategies of algae blooms
  • Derivative secretions from algae blooms
  • Algae treatment technology (Pre-oxidation, Filtration, Air flotation, Disinfection ect.)
  • Disinfection by-products (DBPs) formation from algae blooms
  • DBPs formation from algae derivative secretions

3. Algal Toxins

  • Algal toxins Emerging Issues
  • Algal toxins in Source Water/Distribution Systems
  • Algal toxins and aquaculture
  • Algal toxins in Other Environmental Media
  • Algal toxins Analytical and Monitoring Methods
  • Mitigation laws of algal toxins
  • Impact of climate change on algal toxins problems
  • Algal toxins treatment technology
  • Algal toxins regulations
  • Algal toxins risk management


Conference key dates:

Key  dates

Call for papers open

31 January 2016

Extended abstract submission deadline (Updated flier and program will be provided shortly)

20 June 2016

Notification of abstract acceptance (Updated flier and program will be provided shortly)

July 2016

Manuscript submission & early bird discount registration open

31  August 2016

Full-cost registration (deadline for paper presenters to register)

November 2016