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Call for Abstracts

The 2022 Call for Abstracts deadline has now passed. If you have a late development and are interested in speaking at the conference, please contact– we may be able to consider a late submission. Please note that all speakers are required to register and pay to attend and present their work at the conference. 

We are still welcoming poster submissions


2022 Themes

  • Understanding and Addressing Process Emissions
  • Anaerobic Digestion
  • Thickening, Dewatering and Liquor Treatment
  • Advanced Thermal Conversion Technologies and Their Outputs
  • Thermal and Biological Hydrolysis
  • Issues and Opportunities in Land Application Residuals
  • Bioresources in the Circular Economy: Challenges and Prospects
  • Bioresources Strategy
  • Bioinformatics

Student and Early Career Professionals* Poster Award

The award will be judged and presented during the conference and is open to students and early career professionals under 35 working in the bioresource and biowaste sectors.

This is an opportunity for you to showcase your work to over 250 industry professionals and be in with a chance of winning a monetary prize.

Attending conferences is a great way to improve your professional network and expand your knowledge of the industry. Students and early career professionals are also offered significantly reduced rates.

Submit a Poster Abstract

*Early career professionals must be:
an individual working professionally in the wastewater sector for less than 3 years after graduation; or an academic/postgraduate/post doctorate in a permanent position in a UK institution (full or part time), with no more than three years of experience at lecturer level.


Water and Environment Journal

CIWEM & Aqua Enviro

We are delighted to announce that CIWEM will be collaborating with Aqua Enviro to publish a special issue of the Water and Environment Journal, which will include expanded versions of the papers presented at this year’s Biosolids conference.

Aqua Enviro events are well recognised and respected worldwide. These annual events act as a unique platform to disseminate technological, processes and science advancements in the interface between academia and industry in both water and wastewater areas, which fit perfectly with the scope of the Water and Environmental Journal.



Speaker Registration

All speakers are required to register for the conference, details of the fees are included below:

Early Bird  Standard Online
16th September
Standard Delegate £525 £650 £395
Speakers, Water Companies and Early Career Professionals £395 £450 £295
Students, Academics, Charities, Government Bodies and NGO’s £195 £225 £150

If you have any queries about conference registration please contact Clare Hunter –

Event Testimonials

“I really enjoyed the conference this year. I was thoroughly impressed by the platform. Although the presentations were virtual, they still felt intimate.”

Senior Process Engineer, EnviroSim Associates Ltd

“Thank you for the outstanding organisation of the event. From our point of view it was just so smooth. Well done, congrats! See you next time”

International Business Development Manager, Biosolids Group, Veolia

“Many thanks to your team at Aqua Enviro for delivering great conference, it was fantastic, we thoroughly enjoyed it.”

Business Analyst (Bioresources), United Utilities

“It was a great conference. I really like the strong presence of the UK water utilities on this event. Is certainly one of my go to events every year.”

Senior Lecturer in Bioresources Science and Engineering, Cranfield University

“Great conference, forward thinking, horizon expanding presentations.”

Technical Specialist (Sludge Processing), Yorkshire Water

“Good industry wide perspective of the challenges and new directions.”

Cost Transformation Lead, Thames Water

“This is a great opportunity to take in, in a very short time, a very good impression of where the industry is and where it’s going.”

Programme Manager, CCm Technologies

“As a key supplier to the UK water companies it is useful to hear what challenges they are facing / will be facing in the future, to understand if we can support them in facing those challenges.”

Technical Support Manager, SNF (UK) Ltd

“Excellent way of understanding challenges throughout the sector with various different companies”

Treatment Works Manager, Northumbrian Water

“Thanks for the great organization!  That was a very interesting event.”

Application Development Manager, Hach Lange

“This was an excellent event with interesting speakers and topics and extremely well organised”

European Sales Consultant, Lange Lyche Teknisk AS

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