Attend the 2017 Annual ACWA conference, scheduled for July 26, 27, & 28, 2017 at Mount Bachelor Village Resort in Bend, Oregon to learn more from regional and national experts on a variety of pressing topics for wastewater treatment and stormwater management agencies.
The conference will start the morning of Wednesday, July 26, 2017 and extend until noon on Friday, July 28, 2017.
Presentations are planned on a number of topics including:
•The role of technology and innovation in improving the nation’s water infrastructure
•Innovative and inspiring case examples of wastewater utilities of the future
•The science on what’s needed to improve streams for fish and address temperature issues
•Briefings from senior DEQ and EPA water quality staff
•A report from NACWA on national issues for wastewater and stormwater utilities
•Powerful partnerships and pathways for meeting regulatory permit requirements and making a real difference in improving water quality and fish habitat
•New strategies to turn biogas into gold
•Practical steps utilities can take to become more robust and resilient to climate change and economic stressors
•Moving reuse projects ahead—real success stories
•The social and political context wastewater and stormwater managers need to succeed in the coming years
A detailed agenda will be available soon.
Continuing Education Credits
Wastewater Continuing Education Unit (CEU) accreditation for the conference will be requested.
Scholarships are available for ACWA members who cannot afford the registration fee. Contact the ACWA office for additional information.
Registration for ACWA members and guests is $475.00 per person. Conference registration includes lunch on Wednesday, breakfast and lunch on Thursday and Friday, along with a dinner on Thursday evening. If you would like to include a guest for dinner on Thursday, there is an additional $30.00 charge for adults ($13.50 for children over 6).
Registration preference will be given to ACWA members and their guests. The conference registration deadline is July 18, 2017. Space is limited, so register early. Registration after the deadline (if space is available) is an additional $150.00. No refunds after the registration deadline, but substitutions gladly.
Room reservations can be made at Mt Bachelor Village Resort by calling 877-394-8966 and referencing Group Code 301446. There are also two ACWA room blocks at Bend area hotels:
Marriott Town Suites - 755 SW 13th Place, Bend, OR 97702. Call 541-382-5006 and mention ACWA to receive the group rate.
My Place Hotel - 550 SW Bond St, Bend, OR 97702. Call 541-213-2108 and mention ACWA to receive the group rate.
Additional lodging information can be found at http://www.visitbend.com/