After the success of the 2017 conference, NSF International is holding the second annual FOG Prevention Conference this February! Due to popular demand, the conference will be held at a larger venue in Towsley Auditorium at Washtenaw Community College.

What Will Be Covered?

Experts from all sides of the FOG industry will present on different topics. The draft agenda includes:

  • Fat, oil and grease (FOG) 101
  • Gravity type grease interceptors and IAPM/ANSI Z1001
  • Engineering with confidence – solutions for the operation management of fats, oils and grease
  • A tour of NSF International’s testing facilities
  • A clear and consistent predictable FOG economy and hybrid FOG control systems
  • FOG issues impacting Miami-Dade County
  • Emerging trends in the industry
  • The problem with setting effluent limits
  • Isolation and containment
  • And more

Check back later for the final agenda.

Who Should Attend?

Plumbing professionals of all levels who deal with FOG-related issues, including:

  • Grease interceptor manufacturers
  • Plumbing inspectors and engineers
  • Members of certification bodies and standards organizations
  • State and local plumbing officials
  • Plumbing code officials
  • Restaurant owners/operators/administrators

Conference Details

Date: February 27–28, 2018

Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day (lunch is provided)

Location: Towsley Auditorium (in the Morris Lawrence Building at Washtenaw Community College)

Address: 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Entry Fee: No cost. This seminar is intended to bring industry professionals together to discuss this important issue.


If you are interested in attending, please register in advance.

If you have any questions about the agenda or details, please contact us at