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This is the Design-Build Water Event of the Year

The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA), the American Water Works Association (AWWA), the Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the Water Design-Build Council (WDBC) are proud to co-host the 2018 Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference next March 19-21, 2018 at the Oregon Convention Center.

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The Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference is the “go-to” event for design-build owners and practitioners in the water industry because it brings together a vast array of design-builders from coast to coast. Whether a public or private owner, from large agencies or small, experienced practitioners or new design-builders, this event provides the latest design-build resources and unparalleled networking for our attendees. Nearly 1,000 owners and practitioners each year consider this conference a must-attend event.

2017 Attendees: Give Us Your Feedback

Planning for the 2018 Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference is well underway. DBIA conferences are built for you, by you, so your comments are very important to help make next year’s Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference an even bigger success for our participants.
Please take a moment to complete a short survey on your overall conference experience and also give us your evaluation of the conference sessions you attended in Minneapolis. Your feedback is critical to ensuring that this one-of-a-kind industry event continues to grow and improve for our loyal attendees.
Conference Survey Session Evaluations

Online Recordings Available

If you were a full conference registrant at the 2017 Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference, you now have FREE ACCESS to all of our recorded sessions, including their PowerPoint presentations.

You Can Also Earn Continuing Education Credit

Even if you missed the sessions in person, you can still get additional continuing education credit for recorded sessions at $15 each. PLEASE NOTE: You will not receive additional DBIA continuing education credit for education sessions you attended at the conference. Please refer to your session reporting listing to ensure you do not purchase sessions that you have already attended.
How to Download DBIA Conference Recordings.

Questions? Contact Allison Leisner,

Relive Your Conference in Pictures

They say a picture tells a thousand words. If so, then you can clearly see how glad our Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference participants are they attended this year’s event. We’ve added hundreds of new photos to our Conference photo feed which attendees can download from DBIA’s Water/Wastewater Conference Flickr feed.

We’re Looking for 2018 Presenters

Attendees at the Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference have access to a broad array of workshops, panel discussions and presentations on many design-build topics. Our search for next year’s presenters will soon begin. We are interested in presenter proposals on topics ranging from acquisition strategies to post-award and operational issues. Are you an owner who can share your design-build “lessons learned?” We’d like to hear from you. More information on how to submit to become a presenter will be posted here soon.

Register Early and Save

Portland NowEarly registration for the DBIA’s 2018 Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference in Portland, Oregon from March 21-23, 2017 will open in September.

With 145 square miles of exciting things to do, eat, drink, see, hike and explore, we’re excited to bring the Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference to Portland.

The conference will be in the downtown Oregon Convention Center with convenient hotel room blocks also available for our attendees.

Save the date and check back here for updates throughout the year as we plan for an exciting 2018 Design-Build for Water/Wastewater conference.

 Future Events

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