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2019 Annual Meeting

  • 01 Aug 2019
  • 02 Aug 2019
  • Key West, Florida


  • AWRA Florida members
  • Not currently an AWRA Florida member (fee includes AWRA Florida membership through Dec. 31, 2019)
  • 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 AWRA Florida student membership through Dec. 31, 2019)

Meeting Location
Harvey Government Center | 1200 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL 33040

HDR | NorthStar | Gunster | AECOM
Organizations wishing to participate as
meeting sponsors should contact Luna Phillips at 954-712-1478. Pay your sponsorship online here.  


Thursday, August 1
12:30pm - Meeting Registration Open
1:00pm - Welcome and Opening Remarks - Walt Reigner, President, AWRA Florida, Black & Veatch; Luna Phillips, Gunster, AWRA Florida Board of Directors
1:10pm - Keynote Speaker - TBD
1:30pm - Panel Discussion on Lake Okeechobee Operations Re-Evaluation - TBD
3:00pm - Break
3:15pm - Monroe County Update - Rhonda Haag, Monroe County
3:45pm - Panel Discussion on Resiliency and Climate Change Effects in South Florida - TBD
4:10pm - CERP Update - TBD
5:00pm - Closing Remarks - Luna Phillips and Walt Reigner
5:30pm - Networking Reception and Dinner (included with registration fee) 
Friday, August 2
8:00am - Networking Continental Breakfast (included with registration fee)
8:45am - Welcome and Opening Remarks - Luna Phillips
9:00am - Water Management District Update (Executive Directors invited) - Brian Armstrong (Southwest Florida Water Management District), Ann Shortelle (St. Johns River Water Management District), Hugh Thomas (Suwannee River Water Management District), Brett Cyphers (Northwest Florida Water Management District), Ernie Marks (South Florida Water Management District)
10:30am - Break
10:45am - Federal Agency Update - Eric Summa, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Tim Breen, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
12:00pm - Lunch (on your own)
1:30pm - Panel Discussion on TBD - TBD
2:50pm - Drawing for Cooler of Cheer
3:00pm - Closing Remarks - Luna Phillips and Walt Reigner
5:00pm - Friday Night Social hosted by AWRA Florida's Past-Presidents (cocktail making class / wine tasting; ADDITIONAL COST FOR THIS EVENT IS $TBD)

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, click "Pay with Debit or Credit Card". ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDS JULY 30. You can also register and pay in person (via cash, check or credit/debit card) at the meeting.  

Hotel Information
Key West Chamber of Commerce
Monroe County Tourist Development Council
Hotels in Key West (per Google)

AWRA Florida Board of Directors Meeting
Date/Time: Thursday, August 1 from 10am-12pm
Location: Harvey Government Center
All are welcome to attend as the Board of Directors handles the business of the section.

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