Schedule and Due Dates

Message to our submitting Authors…

Once again, we thank all the authors who have had submissions accepted in the Congress 2017 Technical Program “Ensure Your Water Future.” The following is the most updated Technical Program schedule for your reference.

Please note your 2017 calendars with the following updated schedule:

Technical Program/Presenter Center Schedule2017
Notification of Submitted Abstracts (Accepted/Declined)January 31
First Draft Manuscript of Accepted Abstracts DUEMarch 15
Presenter and Co-author Listings - Profiles completed in IDA database websiteNOW DUE
Draft Manuscripts Review ProcessMay - July
Second Announcement AvailableNOW AVAILABLE
Final Manuscripts and Copyright Agreements DUEJuly 30
Presenters & Session Co-Chairs Register for CongressJune 30 (early discount also ends)
Notification of Presentation Assignments (Podium Oral or Digital Poster)July
Advance Program AvailableAugust
Presenter Introduction Final Edits (Database Bio Profile)August
Draft PowerPoint Presentations Review ProcessAugust/September
Welcome to the Congress (Check-In)October

Direct All Inquiries:

Darlene Seta | Manager, Technical Programs at

Additional Instructions

  • Please subject your email with “IDAWC2017 and Ref number”
  • Note: Please be sure to include the submission reference number in all your communications.

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