2017 WQA Leadership Conference

San Diego, California
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Featuring:
  • Private group tours of the Carlsbad Desalination Plant;
  • Energizing discussions at important committee, section and task force meetings;
  • Semi-private charter cruise of San Diego's Bay benefiting the Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF);
  • WQRF Benefit Golf Tournament; 
  • Ample time to network and enjoy the beautiful San Diego location; 
  • WQRF Reception & Dinner at Marine Corp Air Station (MCAS) Miramar Officers' Club preceded by a tour of the flight line and a visit to an actual working aircraft hangar. 

The $270 conference registration fee includes: participation in all open meetings, Welcome Reception, and Luncheon and Industry Update. 

Conference Schedule
Please see the Activities tab for a complete description of the outings, events and tours. 

Tuesday, September 12

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.      Registration Desk Open
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.     Nominating Committee (Invitation Only)
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.     Governance Committee (Invitation Only)
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.       WQRF RASC (Invitation Only)
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.         Tour #1 of Carlsbad Desalination Plant 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.    
     Board of Directors (Invitation Only)
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.        Tour #2 of Carlsbad Desalination Plant 
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.         Board of Directors Orientation (Invitation Only)
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.         WQRF (Invitation Only)

Wednesday, September 13
6:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.          Committee & Section Chair Orientation Breakfast                                                 (Invitation Only)
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.        Registration Desk Open
8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.          Water Emergencies and Disasters Task Force 
8:30 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.          Dealer Section
9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.          Industry Research Committee
10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.      International Section Meeting
10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.      Communications Committee
10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.      Commercial/Industrial Section
11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.        WQRF Benefit Golf Tournament 
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.          WQRF San Diego Bay Cruise

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.          Welcome Reception

Thursday, September 14
7:30 a.m.  - 4:00 p.m.         Registration Desk Open
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.          POU Coolers Task Force (Invitation Only)
8:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.          Water Sciences Committee
8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.          State & Regional WQA's Section
9:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.        Product Cert. Advisory Council (Invitation Only)
9:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.        Events Committee
10:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.       Professional Certification & Training Committee

11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.       Manufacturer/Supplier/Retail Section
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.        Luncheon & Industry Update
1:45 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.          Federal Government Affairs Committee
1:45 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.          Membership Committee
3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.          Business Operations Education Task Force                                                           (Invitation Only) 
3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.          State and Regional Government Affairs Committee
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.          WQRF RAC (Invitation Only)
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 pm.           Board of Directors Meeting 
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.          WQRF Reception & Dinner at MCAS Miramar  

Friday, September 15
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.         Docent Led Tour of USS Midway




 

Contact Information

  • Nancy Henkel, CMP
    Events Director
    Phone: 630-929-2511
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