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First Announcement
Second Announcement

Austropa Interconvention

© 2007
Heinz A. Krebs

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Conference Focus

The conference will focus on the following main subject areas:

Overall case studies of large WWTPs

  • Design of large WWTPs
  • Nutrient removal and recovery
  • Interactions between sewer system and WWTP
  • WWTPs in normal and sensitive catchment areas
  • Appropriate technologies for developing countries

Operation of the WWTP process

  • Treatment performance and monitoring
  • Nutrient removal and recovery
  • Aeration
  • Sludge separation
  • Modelling and simulation
  • Instrumentation, control and automation

Sludge treatment and management

  • Stabilisation
  • Sludge minimisation and disintegration
  • Inceration
  • Interaction between sludge and wastewater treatment
  • Disposal

Costs and economics

  • Cost optimisation of investment and operation
  • Benchmarking

Innovative wastewater treatment technologies

  • Activated sludge separation
  • Use of membranes in wastewater treatment
  • Other advanced technologies (ozonisation, activated carbon, UV, RO, etc.)

Additionally a workshop "Utility Management" will be part of the programme. It will include the following topics:

  • Governance
  • Benchmarking
  • Asset management
  • Safety management
  • Knowledge management, education and training
  • Automation versus personal resources
  • Disposal of residuals
  • Centralised or decentralised services for larger wastewater utilities

A post-conference course on “Activated Sludge Modelling” will be held on 14-15 Sept 2007 at Vienna University of Technology.


2 July 2007
The Second Announcement is available online and the preliminary program has been updated.

5 February 2007
Deadline for paper submissions has been extended to March 3rd.

17 May 2006
First Announcement and Call for Papers is available for download

14 April 2006
Website has been launched