American Public Works Association

2012 Sustainability in Public Works Conference

June 25-27, 2012, Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Proposal submission deadline: October 15, 2011.

Online Submission Form

Sustainability is a cross-cutting concept that touches all aspects of public works operations and service delivery. The demands for economic, social, and environmental responsibility are increasing daily. Bring your leading-edge experience to those at the forefront of the public works sustainability movement.

What topics are we looking for? (Don't feel limited by these topic suggestions; out-of-the box thinking is encouraged.)

Submission Guidelines:

How Are Presentations Selected?

All submissions are reviewed and evaluated by a subcommittee from the APWA Center for Sustainability. The evaluation process is competitive based on these criteria:
  1. Relevance and Clarity: Learning objectives are clearly stated using active verbs indicating exactly what the benefit would be to the learners.
  2. Practical Application: Presentation provides take-away knowledge material that can be used by the attendees in their day-to-day work settings.
  3. Leading-edge: Presentation addresses critical issues, emerging trends, innovative methods and technologies.

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