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AWWA/AMTA 2024 Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition (MTC)


We’re Attending MTC 2024!
March 4th – 7th, 2024 I West Palm Beach, FL

Join us as we take you through our vision for building a water-resilient world by helping you optimize your membrane system and achieve your sustainability goals. We will be covering a full range of topics including our new line of specialty MF/UF cleaners for hollow fiber membrane systems, advanced features added to Avista AdvisorCi Online chemical dosing software, and much more!

25 Years

Be sure to visit us at Booth 609 to help us celebrate our 25th anniversary in membrane treatment solutions! As a leader in the industry, we’ve been dedicated to delivering technologies that address the complex challenges of water scarcity and quality.

So buckle up – we’ve got a jam-packed schedule this year!





The High Recovery Blues

If your high recovery process is presenting challenges, learn how to properly manage your system with the right pH, strategic inhibition timing, performance warranties, and more to prevent you from getting the high recovery blues.

Presenter: Ricardo Avena, Application & Sales, Southeast USA
When: March 5th @ 9:45 – 10:15 AM & March 6th @ 3:15 – 3:45 PM


Stuart Leak

WTF: What the Foulant

It’s frustrating, we get it, and we’re here for you! Join us as we share our experiences over the past year removing various kinds of difficult foulants from RO/NO/MF/UF membranes with formulated chemistries and specialized analytical techniques.

Presenter: Stuart Leak, Application & Sales, South Central USA
When:March 5th @ 3:15 – 3:45 PM & March 6th @ 9:45 – 10:15 AM


Unlimited Coffee Alert!

We’re serving coffee all day long! Swing by for a cup-of-joe, a chat, and the brew-tiful opportunity to explore cutting-edge technologies with our industry experts!


Sessions 1



The Four Essential Factors for a Successful CIP Cleaning

Explore the four factors you need to consider for successful CIP of membrane systems and how we utilize membrane autopsies and cleaning studies to optimize your operations.

Presenter: Ricardo Avena, Application & Sales, Southeast USA
When: March 5th @ 4:05- 4:25 PM |  Location: 2EF


Doug Eisenberg

Addressing Global Membrane System Safety and Reliability

Learn about the safety and reliability challenges facing the global membrane industry as FRP pressure vessels and flexible groove couplings begin to fail as they exceed their expected service life.

Moderator: Doug Eisberg, Vice President of Sales
When: March 6th @ 8:15 – 9:45 AM |  Location: 2EF


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Explore how antiscalant testing optimizes dosing for dynamic reverse osmosis systems utilizing a new “concentrator tool” to surpass previous limits, reduce water and chemical waste, and achieve cost savings.

Presenter: Matt James, Research and Development Project Supervisor
When: March 7th @ 2:00 – 2:30 PM  |  Location: 2EF


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MF/UF Flow Path Cleaning Comparison Study for Improved Foulant Removal in Wastewater

Enhance the effectiveness of clean-in-place (CIP) operations in MF/UF hollow-fiber membrane systems for wastewater applications by investigating the impact of flow path modification.

Presenter: Jacob Hatt, Laboratory Services Technician II
When: March 7th @ 2:30 – 3:00 PM  |  Location: Ballroom C



Celebrating 25 Years of Innovative Membrane Treatment Solutions
Join us for a Whiskey Tasting Hapy Hour!

Avista is celebrating 25 years of dedication, partnership, and excellence in developing cutting-edge membrane treatment technologies that target membrane fouling.

Date: Wednesday, March 6th
Time: 3:45 – 5:15 PM

It’s time to honor how far this industry has come and the good it’s done in the last 25 years! An assortment of whiskey, wine, beer, non-alcoholic beverages, and snacks will be served.

Get there early! Be one of the first 50 guests and receive a 25th anniversary commemorative Avista whiskey glass.


Team 2

Doug Eisenberg

Doug Eisberg
VP of Sales
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Ken New

Ken Robinson
North America Application and Sales Manager

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Ricardo Avena
Application & Sales, Southeast USA
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Allen Daniels
Application & Sales, Southeast USA
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Tom Imbornone

Tom Imbornone
Application & Sales, Midwest USA
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Stuart Leak

Stuart Leak
Application & Sales, South Central USA
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Matt James, PMP
R&D Project Supervisor
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Alisson Shoffner
Senior Marketing Specialist
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Jen Terchek
Meetings & Events Manager
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AWWA/AMTA 2024 Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition (MTC)

March 4-7, 2024
West Palm Beach, FL