About the 13th World Filtration Congress

The American Filtration and Separations Society will host the 13th World Filtration Congress (WFC 13), October 5 - 9, 2022. at the Hilton Bayfront Hotel in San Diego, California, USA. We cordially invite you to participate in the congress, which is held once every 4 years rotating among member countries of INDEFI (International Delegation on Filtration), Austria, Australia, China, Chinese Taipei, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Japan, Korea, Nordics, UK, and USA. WFC13 will have both an exhibition and a technical program on Filtration and Separation (F&S). The purpose of WFC 13 is to foster a forum for scientists, engineers, and professionals throughout the world working on F&S to meet and share the latest advances and technologies.

Short Courses

A selection of short courses will be offered on Wednesday, October 5, 2022.  Short courses are instructed by leaders in the industry on specific topics related to filtration and separation.  Some courses are basic and introductory and others are more advanced.  Short courses are instructed in small classroom settings and instructors encourage interaction and audience participation.  Registration for short courses is an additional fee from the conference registration.

Registration is Open!


One of the most important elements of WFC 13 is the expo hall.  View the Expo Floorplan and click on the Exhibitor list to view exhibiting companies.  The schedule includes dedicated time in the expo hall.  Lunch will be served Thursday - Saturday for full conference participants.  

Exhibitor Move-in:  Tuesday, October 4, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm; Wednesday, October 5, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Exhibition:  Thursday, October 6, 10:00 am - 5:30 pm; Friday, October 7, 8:00 am - 5:30 pm; Saturday, October 8, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dismantle:  Saturday, October 8, 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm