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September 2018 Technical Meeting

  • 28 Sep 2018
  • Okeechobee, Florida

Registration

  • AWRA Florida members
  • Not currently an AWRA Florida member (fee includes membership through Dec. 31, 2018)
  • Full-time College or High School student and AWRA Florida Member
  • Full-time College or High School student not currently an AWRA Florida member (fee includes student membership through Dec. 31, 2018)
  • Contact Samantha Hobbs (shobbs@fleng.org or 850-224-7121) to obtain registration code

Register
Hosted in association with the Water Resources Committee of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Florida (ACEC-FL)


Meeting Location
Okeechobee KOA Resort | 4276 US Highway 441 South, Okeechobee, FL 34974

Sponsors
HDR | NorthStar | Gannett Fleming | Chen Moore
Contact Samuel Palermo at 561-215-7299 to sponsor this meeting.

Preliminary Agenda
11:30 - Registration Opens
11:45 - Lunch (included with registration fee)
12:15 - Welcome and Opening Remarks - Jeremy McBryan, South Florida Water Management District, President, AWRA Florida and Samuel Palermo, Gannett Fleming, Inc., AWRA Florida Board of Directors
12:20 - Keynote Speaker - Gary Ritter, Florida Farm Bureau Federation
12:45 - Lake Okeechobee Technical and Regulatory Perspectives from a Potable Water Supplier - John Hayford, Okeechobee Utility Authority
1:00 - Agricultural Water Use Permitting Group - Christine Senne, Manson Bolves Donaldson Varn
2:15 - Break
2:30 - Feast or Famine - Water Farms Endless Pursuit in Harvesting Storage - Ximena Pernett, SFWMD; Jeff Vollat, ADA Engineering, Inc.; Melissa Corbett, The MilCor Group, Inc.; Brent Anderson, NorthStar; Joe Schmidt, SFWMD
4:00 - Turning Back Time: Restoring Agriculturally Developed Properties to Wetlands (a Natural Resources Conservation Service Wetland Restoration Project) - Richard LeBlanc, HDR, Inc.
4:15 - Hydrologic Improvements at Lake Hicpochee - Vijay Mishra, SFWMD
4:30 - American Council of Engineering Companies of Florida Legislative Update - William Lynch, Jones Edmunds
4:45 - Closing Remarks - Samuel Palermo, AWRA Florida Board of Directors
5:00 -
Networking Reception 
(Okeechobee KOA Resort)


Registration
Online meeting registration payments are processed by PayPal. However, a PayPal account is not required. Click on the "Register" button to get started. After being directed to the PayPal website, just click "Pay with Debit or Credit Card". ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDS SEPTEMBER 26, 2018. You can also register and pay in person (via cash, check or credit card) at the conference.

Hotel Information
TBD

AWRA Florida Board of Directors Meeting
Date: September 28 at 10:00am at TBD
All are welcome to attend as the Board of Directors handles the business of the section.

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