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12th Annual Saints…

Mar 28 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Mar 28 - 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 28 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Mar 28 - 28, 2015
We invite you to experience Ashé Cultural Arts Center's fourth annual… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 28 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Mar 28 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

Exploring SAORI:…

Mar 28 - 28, 2015
This 2-hour weaving taster with artists Nancy Rhett and Jenny Pelc will provide… more

Hogs for the Cause

Mar 28 - 28, 2015
Eighty teams of BBQ competitors, comprised of a mix of some of the region's… more

Indy Race Day at…

Mar 28 - 28, 2015
Join us for the Indy Race Day at Champions Square, featuring vintage sports… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Mar 28 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Kikuo Saito at…

Mar 28 - Apr 4, 2015
Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works from New York… more

Kinder Garden - Play,…

Mar 28 - 28, 2015
Kinder Garden for kids ages 18 months to 5 years has moved to the last Saturday… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Mar 28 - 29, 2015
Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple… more

Louisiana Crawfish…

Mar 28 - 29, 2015
Enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine such as Crawfish pie, Fried Crawfish Tall… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Mar 28 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Mar 28 - 28, 2015
Join us for live entertainment featuring Johnny Sketch & the Dirty Notes. … more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Mar 28 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

N'Kafu Traditional…

Mar 28 - 28, 2015
N'Kafu Traditional African Dance Company presents its annual concert, M'Batle… more

NOLA Food Fest

Mar 28 - 29, 2015
Sample over 50 America's hometown eats from around the country. Four blocks in… more

NOMA Egg Hunt and…

Mar 28 - 28, 2015
Mark your calendars for the NOMA Egg Hunt in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff… more

12th Annual Saints…

Mar 28 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… more

Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC®)

September 29 – October 3, 2012
  • Location: New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
  • Address: 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70130
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If it’s about water, it will be at WEFTEC. As the largest annual water quality conference and exhibition in the world, WEFTEC continues to offer the best educational, business and networking opportunities in the water profession today. This year’s world-class technical program will feature 148 technical sessions, 24 workshops and six local facility tours. The 2012 focus areas include: Collection Systems; Disinfection and Public Health; Facility Operations and Maintenance; Future Insights, Global Issues and Sustainability; Government Affairs; Industrial Issues and Treatment Technologies; Research and Innovation; Municipal Wastewater Treatment Process and Design; Residuals and Biosolids Management; Stormwater Management; Utility Management; Water Reclamation and Reuse; and Watershed Resources Management and Sustainability.

MAJOR EVENTS (All Events Taking Place at MCCNO, unless otherwise noted):

  • Sat, Sept. 29; 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.: Water Heroes Luncheon where WEF leaders will honor the dedication and commitment of New Orleans area water professionals. The program will feature special remarks from Marcia St. Martin, Executive Director of the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Grand Ballroom Suite C.
  • Sat, Sept. 29; 2:30 p.m.: Bogging in the Big Easy community service project where Mayor Landrieu and New Orleans City Council are invited to proclaim October as WATER’S WORTH IT month, City Park, Pelican Greenhouse just before I-610/Railroad overpass.
  • Mon, Oct. 1; 8:30-9:30 a.m.: The Opening General Session kicks off the conference and will feature a keynote by Futurist and Trends Expert Jim Carroll, New Orleans Theatre, Level 2.
  • Mon, Oct 1; 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.: Water Leaders Session featuring a special keynote by Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the EPA, New Orleans Theatre, Level 2.
  • Mon, Oct. 1-Tues, Oct. 2: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.: Operations Challenge Competition is a fast-paced skills event that will feature 38 teams from water/wastewater utilities across the U.S. The Rajun Cajuns, representing the Lafayette Utilities System, will be the first team from Louisiana to compete in the annual competition’s 25-year history, Hall B1.