Sponsorships: Review the many conference sponsor opportunities to showcase your company and make your presence known! Be visible at the conference - sponsor the conference lanyards! Review the new sponsor benefits this year and don't delay in signing up. The Sponsor Contract found in the "Documents & Files" section is a form field document.
Exhibitors: Once again we will have a very busy Exhibit Hall. Exhibitor Bingo will give attendees an added incentive to visit your booth! The Exhibit Hall will also host the Wednesday evening President's Reception. The Exhibit Contract is also below in the "Documents & Files" section.
Pre-Conference: The pre-conference presenter on Tuesday, Jan. 8, will be Lee Maier, The CEU Authority. Attendees will earn 4.0 hours for the IDPH safety discipline, 2.0 hours for plumbing code and 4.0 hours for the plumbing discipline. The pre-conference agenda can be downloaded from the below "Documents and Files" section.
Conference Breakout Sessions: Here are just a few of the exceptional sessions that will be offered during the two day conference on Wednesday and Thursday:
Paul Albritton, Iowa Local Technical Assistance Program (ISU)
"Trenching and Excavation Safety"
Dr. Sara Heger, University of MN
"Changing Water Usage"; "Applications and Benefits for Advanced Treatment Systems";
"Shallow Treatment and Dispersal"; "Water Treatment Devices: Research, Impacts and
Dave Gustafson, University of MN
"Math Surrounding Installations"; "Point of Sale Inspections"
Tom Fritts, Residential Sewage Treatment Company
"Sizing & Selling Large Onsite Treatment Systems"
Claude Goguen, National Precast Concrete Association
"Essentials for Proper Inspection and Installation of Precast Concrete Wastewater Structures"
Officer Senad Seljic, Iowa DOT and Rick Miene, Miene Septic Service
Dan Wheeler, University of MN
"Let's Get Dirty - A Hands-on Investigation of Soil Properties"; How to Determine a Seasonally High Groundwater Level"
Ben Booth, Iowa One Call
"Excavation Safety Awareness"
Jennifer Hart, IDPH Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Board
Session title pending
Jim Luzier and Dawn Jones, State of Iowa Hygienic Lab
"Basic Sample Collection and Handling Guidelines"