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2024 UNC Water & Health Conference

Week of October 14-18, 2024  •  Friday Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
13
YEARS RUNNING
3,700+
CONFERENCE REGISTRANTS
122
COUNTRIES REPRESENTED
258+
UNIVERSITIES REPRESENTED
789+
organizationsREPRESENTED
5
languages offered
(Numbers based on our past conference.)

Where WaSH professionals of the world come together.

The annual UNC Water and Health Conference reflects Water Institute's commitment to improving public health by achieving universal access to safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WaSH) services that are safe, affordable and sustainable. The conference provides a curated space where policymakers, practitioners and researchers can gather to review the evidence, interrogate the science and improve old and develop new approaches to expanding WaSH access and services. 

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See our Top Poster Presentations of 2023
“This was my first time attending a conference like this. Information was provided from different perspectives and backgrounds, which was extremely insightful.”
— 2021 conference participant
“The level of engagement and quality of questions from the other participants was honestly one of the most impressive of any conference.”
— 2021 conference participant
“Very relevant session topics. This conference is a frontier of new events, research and models for sustainable and safe water.”
— 2021 conference participant
“The best part is catching up with old friends who've been around the block: They help me see old problems with fresh eyes & new problems informed by the hard-earned lessons of the past!”
TWEETED BY JOE BROWN
“Fun and informative #UNCWaterandHealth session with great audience engagement and challenging questions!!”
TWEETED BY MWA Water
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An assortment of photos taken from our last in-person conference in 2019. See all photos.