FAWQC's 2018 Annual Conference "Water - It's What Connects Us"

Naples, Florida
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

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Conference Registration / Speaker Check-In  
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 10:00 AM - Friday, June 15, 2018 5:00 PM (Eastern Time)
Location: Ballroom Level Registration Kiosk


Opening Remarks
  • Michael Petrovich, Hopping Green & Sams, FAWQC President
  • Scott Deitche, GPI, FAWQC Vice President & Technical Program Chair
 
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 1:00 PM - 1:10 PM (Eastern Time)
Location: Ballroom


Session 1 - Power Industry Issues
    Moderator - Ilia Balcolm, Duke Energy
  • Stetson Tchividjian (D3 Energy) - Floating Solar: Creating Energy & Enhancing Water Quality
  • James S. Bays (Jacob Engineering) - Progress and Prospects in Integrated Passive Treatment of Industrial Wastewaters - Maximizing Water Resource Sustainability through Natural Treatment Intensification
  • Terese Dodge (Duke Energy) - Duke Energy Bartow Power Station Water Reuse Project

 
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 1:10 PM - 2:45 PM (Eastern Time)
Location: Ballroom


Session 2 - Mining & Minerals Issues
    Moderator - Scott Wuitschick, Mosaic
  • Jon Dinges, PE, Black & Veatch Corporation – Innovative Partnerships for Water Resource Solutions
  • Brandon Blue, Cemex Construction Materials, FL, LLC – Card Sound canal earthen plug hydrology restoration project and the derived benefit of combating saltwater intrusion
  • Randy Bushey, PE, Jacobs Engineering – Water Storage to meet future water demands
 
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM (Eastern Time)
Location: Ballroom


Welcome Reception
 (details)
Each registrant will receive 2 drink tickets.  Light hors d'oeuvres will also be provided.  A cash bar will be provided for additional drink purchases.  
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM (Eastern Time)
Location: Exhibitor Area


Dessert Reception  (details)
The Dessert Reception location will be announced at the conference.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM (Eastern Time)
Location: To be announced at the conference


Fun Run on the Beach - FREE networking Event (Optional)  
Thursday, June 14, 2018 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM (Eastern Time)
Location: Tram Station by the pool Tiki Bar


Conference Registration  
Thursday, June 14, 2018 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Eastern Time)
Location: Ballroom Level Registration Kiosk


Continental Breakfast  
Thursday, June 14, 2018 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM (Eastern Time)
Location: Exhibitor Area


Session 3 -  Florida Agricultural Issues
    Moderator - David Brown, Progressive Water Resources
  • Ben Devries - Florida Farm2Fly: Bioeconomy Opportunity in South Florida
  • Steve Suau, PE (Progressive Water Resources) - Use of Biochar to Clean Water, Enhance Soils, and Sequester Carbon
 
Thursday, June 14, 2018 8:35 AM - 10:00 AM (Eastern Time)
Location: Ballroom


Session 4 - Water Management Issues
    Moderator - Scott Deitche, GPI
  • Brian Armstrong (SWFWMD) - Reuse project in the Southwest Florida Water Management District
  • Amy Tracy (Hydro Solutions) - Polk Regional Water Cooperative
  • Bart Weiss (Hillsborough County Utilities Department) - The Portable Reuse Commission
  • Cathleen Beaudoin Jonas, PG (HSW) - Exploration and Simulation of "Brackish Water Aquifers" in Florida  for Water Supply and Reuse Projects
 
Thursday, June 14, 2018 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM (Eastern Time)
Location: Ballroom


Sit-Down Lunch
     Environmental Education (E2) Fund Grant Presentations      
 
Thursday, June 14, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Eastern Time)
Location: Sabal Palm Room


FAWQC Thursday Night Celebration ~ Havana Nights~ including a Cocktail Reception, Banquet, and Casino Tables to benefit the FAWQC Environmental Education Fund.  Wear your favorite Guayabera shirt or resort attire and relax in the summer heat. 
 
Thursday, June 14, 2018 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM (Eastern Time)
Location:
  • 1 Banquet Ticket: $75.00
  • 2 Banquet Tickets: $150.00
  • 3 Banquet Tickets: $225.00
  • 4 Banquet Tickets: $300.00
  • 5 Banquet Tickets: $375.00
  • 6 Banquet Tickets: $450.00
  • 7 Banquet Tickets: $525.00
  • 8 Banquet Tickets: $600.00


Tennis Tournament  
Friday, June 15, 2018 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM (Eastern Time)
Location: Naples Grande Tennis Courts
  • 1 Tennis Registration: $10.00
  • 2 Tennis Registrations: $20.00
  • 3 Tennis Registrations: $30.00
  • 4 Tennis Registrations: $40.00


Opening Remarks
  • Michael Petrovich, Hopping Green & Sams, FAWQC President
  • Scott Deitche, GPI, FAWQC Vice President & Technical Program Chair

 
Friday, June 15, 2018 7:45 AM - 8:00 AM (Eastern Time)
Location: Ballroom


Friday Sitdown Breakfast    

This event is open to all registrants.  If you plan to bring a guest, you must purchase a ticket on the Guest/Optional Event page, which will appear later in the registration process. 



 
Friday, June 15, 2018 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM (Eastern Time)
Location: Sabal Palm Room


Session 5 - Post Irma Response/ Resiliency 
     Moderator - Ben Hilton, A-C-T
  • Margarita Wells (City of Miami Beach) - Five Key Lessons of Miami Beach Learned from Hurricane Irma
  • Chris Zambito - Dewberry
  • Bruce Clark (SCS Engineers) - Flood Disaster Damage Prevention Planning
 
Friday, June 15, 2018 9:15 AM - 10:45 AM (Eastern Time)
Location: Ballroom


Session 6 - Frank Matthews Legislative Updates  
     Moderator - Roger Sims, Holland & Knight LLC 
  • David Childs (Hopping Green & Sams) - Florida Legislative Update
  • Rafe Peterson (Holland & Knight) - Federal Update and Future Legislative Efforts and Vision
 
Friday, June 15, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Eastern Time)
Location: Ballroom


Exhibitor & Sponsor Raffle/Meeting Adjournment  
Friday, June 15, 2018 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM (Eastern Time)
Location: Exhibitor Area


FAWQC Fishing Trip - Sponsored by: 
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FAWQC is hosting a half day, deep sea fishing excursion following the conclusion of the 2018 FAWQC conference on Friday afternoon, June 15, 2018.  This is an optional, family friendly event.
 (20 remaining)  (details)

·         Friday afternoon immediately following the conference

·         Port of Call Marina, 550 Port O Call Way  Naples, FL 34102

·         Arrive at the Marina No later than 2:15 PM.

·         Boat will leave the Marina at 2:30 PM.

·         4 Hour Fishing Excursion.

Friday, June 15, 2018 2:45 PM - 7:00 PM (Eastern Time)
Location: Naples, Florida
  • Fishing Trip - 1: $115.00
  • Fishing Trip - 2: $230.00
  • Fishing Trip - 3: $345.00
  • Fishing Trip - 4: $460.00

Fishing Trip Sponsor  
$250.00

 

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