Welcome to the 2013 World Congress & Exhibition Website

This event continues a long series of successful congresses organized worldwide by the IOA and IUVA associations to provide an international forum for all concerned with fundamental, engineering and applied aspects oxidation techniques involving ozone and related oxidants and/or UV techniques.

It will be the third joint IOA and IUVA World Congress and Exhibition that will combine the 20th IOA World Congress and 7th IUVA World Congress.

News & Updates

September 27, 2013

At the World Congress 2013 in Las Vegas, there was an all day symposium on September 24th that honored and engaged in conversation one of the great thinkers in UV technologies: Dr. James R. Bolton, President of Bolton Photosciences, Inc. He has been a pioneer in the study and application of UV technologies for over forty years. Bolton was also one of the founding members of the International Ultraviolet Association.

September 24, 2013

With the World Congress meeting in Las Vegas this month there will be many different panels and discussions to attend, but it's important to shed light on some of the more challenging topics while leading up to the conference. Austa Parker is a PhD student who has received awards for her past research papers at the International Ultraviolet Association World Congress in Washington DC. She is a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow at University of Colorado at Boulder, and she has also worked on the Colorado Haiti Project. With water rapidly becoming an endangered resource on our planet it is imperative the best minds collaborate around the topic of water purification.

September 06, 2013

The World Congress is pleased to offer a 9-hole golf tournament for attendees.

The tournament will be held on Tuesday, September 24, from 7:15pm - 11:00 pm at the Calloway Golf Center. Club rental and transportation is included in fee.

September 03, 2013

Pre-registration pricing for the 2013 World Congress ends tomorrow, Wednesday, September 4th.

August 27, 2013

Jacque-Ann Grant, a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Toronto in the Department of Civil Engineering, is collaborating with Ron Hofmann, her supervisor in the Drinking Water Research Group (DWRG), to bring a presentation to the World Congress 2013 in Las Vegas Nevada, September 22-26th. The title of the presentation is: "Influence of Effluent Organic Matter on the Hydroxyl Scavenging Capacity of Wastewater Effluents."

August 27, 2013

The 2013 World Congress & Exhibition will be held September 22-26, 2013 at the Mirage Hotel and Casino.

July 5, 2013
Downloadable Preliminary Program now available
July 3, 2013
List of Participating Exhibitors
July 1, 2013
The World Congress early-bird registration deadline has been extended to July 15


Dates to Remember

  • August 21, 2013
    Deadline for World Congress convention rate at Mirage Casino & Hotel
  • September 4, 2013
    Pre-registration pricing ends
  • September 4, 2013
    Deadline to sign up for IOA Technical Tour
  • September 22, 2013
    World Congress begins