Latest Developments in Water Resources Management in Florida
Monroe County Harvey Government Center | 1200 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL 33040
HDR | NorthStar | Gunster | AECOM | Black & Veatch | CDM Smith | The Balmoral Group | Clementi Environmental Consulting | Hanson
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 Opens
1:00pm - Welcome and Opening Remarks - Walt Reigner, Black & Veatch, AWRA Florida President; Luna Phillips, Gunster, AWRA Florida Board of Directors
1:10pm - Keynote Address - Noah Valenstein, Florida Department of Environmental Protection (invited)
1:30pm - Lake Okeechobee and the Estuaries: Challenges and Opportunities in Revising the Lake's Regulation Schedule - Lt. Col. Jennifer Reynolds, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (invited); Jeremy McBryan, Palm Beach County; Len Lindahl, Jr., MacVicar Consulting, Inc.
2:45pm - Break
3:15pm - Monroe County Update - Rhonda Haag, Monroe County; Russell Morgan, USDA-NRCS
3:45pm - Latest Developments in Resiliency and Climate Change Efforts in Florida - Erin Deady, Erin L. Deady, P.A.
5:00pm - Closing Remarks - Luna Phillips and Walt Reigner
5:30pm - Networking Reception and Dinner at The Conch Republic (631 Greene Street; 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 - Keynote Address - Senator George LeMieux, Gunster (author of Florida Made)
9:30am - AWRA Awards and Announcements
9:45am - Water Management District Update - Brian Armstrong, Southwest Florida Water Management District; Ann Shortelle, St. Johns River Water Management District; Tom Mirti, Suwannee River Water Management District; Brett Cyphers, Northwest Florida Water Management District; Drew Bartlett, South Florida Water Management District
11:00am - Break
11:15am - 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 - AWRA Alumni / Past-Presidents Panel Discussion - David Watt, St. Johns River Water Management District; Carol Hinton, University of Florida TREEO Center; Bob Moresi, Black & Veatch; Patrick Victor, CDM Smith, Inc.; Gerry Ward, Gerald M. Ward, PE
2:50pm - Drawing for Cooler of Cheer
3:00pm - Closing Remarks - Luna Phillips and Walt Reigner
5:00pm - AWRA Alumni / Past-Presidents Reception (included with registration fee)
Saturday, August 3
6:30pm - Catamaran Champagne Sunset Sail (ADDITIONAL FEE FOR THIS EVENT; $45 FOR ADULTS; $28 FOR CHILDREN AGES 4-11; Click here for registration instructions; Register by July 3 to guarantee your spot on the catamaran; Includes a 2-hour sunset sail, champagne, margaritas, sangria, beer, wine, and soft drinks.)
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.
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AWRA Florida Board of Directors Meeting
Date/Time: Thursday, August 1 from 10am-12pm
Location: Monroe County Harvey Government Center
All are welcome to attend as the Board of Directors handles the business of the section.