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Call for Abstracts

Submission Deadline: October 11, 2019

The IUVA requests abstracts for both oral and poster presentations for the 2020 IUVA Americas Conference to be held at the Disney Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida, March 9-10, 2020. The focus of this conference is to present the recent advancements in technology and research addressing the environmental, health, and treatment process challenges of today, as well as to discuss the current trends in UV regulations and new applications. This event will be co-located with the 2020 RadTech UV+EB Technology Expo & Conference.

Abstracts should be submitted online by October 11, 2019.

  • The abstract length is 200-300 words (no figures) and should include full contact information for the corresponding author.
  • After the authors are notified of acceptance, they will be required to submit either a full paper or copy of the presentation slides for the proceedings. 
  • Abstracts accepted for oral presentation will include a 15-minute oral presentation followed by 5 minutes of discussion.

Suggested Topics Include:


  • Regulatory trends and establishing guidelines
  • Technology trends: UV-C LEDs, light-sources, electronic drivers and reactors
  • Validation: CFD, velocity profiles, light measurement methods, low wavelength, and correction factors
  • Startup, commissioning and O&M issues of UV systems
  • Water Supply in Developing Countries
  • UV-C LED device and system design

Advanced Oxidation

  • UV-LEDs
  • UV-photocatalysts
  • UV-ozone, UV-peroxide, UV-chlorine
  • Byproducts
  • Vacuum UV (VUV)


  • Municipal drinking water, reuse water and wastewater
  • Ballast water treatment
  • Reduction in TOC, chlorine, chloramine, ozone
  • Industrial water supply and discharge
  • Aquatics/Swimming Pools
  • Air treatment
  • Healthcare/HAI
  • Horticulture
  • Residential and Commercial POU & POE
  • Food & Beverage Processing and Safety

Special Industrial Showcase Session:

We are also requesting abstracts for a special “Industrial Showcase” session. These presentations do not need to be scientific and can be of commercial interest to the greater UV community, showcasing the latest technology available to the industry from the supply chain.

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