Northwest Biosolids is continuing the monitor the COVID-19 impacts on events and will keep you informed as this takes its course.

BioFest 2020 will be held September 13-15 at Skamania in Stevenson, WA.  Visit our conference website for a schedule preview, registration details, sponsorship opportunities and more.


Biofest 2019BioFest 2019: Tidal Changes    Blaine, WA

This year at Biofest we are taking it back to the beginning by integrating conversations and discussions on critical issues and the basic ‘how-tos’ into the conference program. As always this will be combined with the latest in research. This year will include a discussion of PFAS both from a science and a regulator perspective. So mark your calendars for September 8-10 and plan to head to the Semiahmoo Resort in Blaine, WA. Come with your thinking caps and a willingness to get your hands dirty. BioFest - the one conference where you can have your cake and eat it too!

For more details and presentation links, visit our conference website here.

Biofest 2018BioFest 2018: Biosolids - Can You Dig It?     Chelan, WA

Our upcoming BioFest will take a deep dive into key components of a successful biosolids program from biosolids production to application. Building you the ultimate biosolids program to-do list through biosolids case study presentations, applied principles from other industry models and business essentials for all biosolids programs.

View the BioFest 2018 program and presentations here.

Biofest 2017BioFest 2017: Biosolids - Beyond a Movement   Portland, OR

Northwest Biosolids & BioCycle REFOR17 partnered to bring you two shows at one central location at discounted rates.

The major focal points of this year's BioFest - Biosolids: Beyond a Movement - is bringing you the latest developments in biosolids program management, packaged in a highly customized program that maximizes your time at our event in both learning and networking opportunities.  You’ll learn how biosolids have become key ingredients for building sustainable communities, how custom blends are changing the biosolids recycling landscape and what you need to know in developing lasting community partnerships.  We’re also changing up our Sunday to start earlier, offering a robust session and roundtable on biosolids regulations.  Sunday evening will be capped off with our traditional evening banquet to celebrate 30 years of unearthing sustainable solutions.  BioFest would not be complete without our fun run/walk, so bring some comfortable soles and cross the bridge to our Monday evening gathering directly across the river from the hotel.  Presentations available here.

Biofest 2016BioFest 2016: Ordinary People - Extraordinary Things   Blaine, WA

In 2016, NW Biosolids shed some light and started a conversation around the significance and extraordinary role biosolids play in the greater scheme of things. Ground breaking research projects answered questions that were asked by us in the biosolids field and by our communities. 

Featured sessions examined social media & biosolids possibilities and how to weigh the plethora of considerations when choosing a biosolids program management plan, application methods and technology options. Click here to view the presentations.