92nd Annual February Meeting & Trade Show

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Date 02/06/2018 - 02/07/2018

Time All Day

Location Holiday Inn by the Bay

Description

SAVE THE DATE!

MWUA’s 92nd Annual February Meeting & Trade Show will be held at Holiday Inn By The Bay in Portland – Tuesday, February 6th and Wednesday, February 7th, 2018!

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

Follow this link to submit your abstract:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FebMeeting2018

 

Maine Water Utilities Association’s Program Committee is seeking presentations for the 92nd Annual February Meeting & Trade Show to be held Tuesday, February 6th and Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 at Holiday Inn by The Bay in Portland, Maine.

New Product Technology sessions will be on the trade show floor at the presenters’ booth and will highlight recent technological advances in water and wastewater products. These presentations should be 30 minutes in length, including time for questions. However, they can be 60 minutes if the subject matter warrants it.

Technical and Professional sessions will be on the first and second floor of the hotel. These presentations could be from 60 minutes to 180 minutes in length, depending on the topic and the depth/breadth thereof.

Our intent for the February Meeting & Trade Show is to assemble a diverse set of presentations from projects, studies, and practices related to the water profession. This includes technical, operational, management, businesses related and other subject matter relative to the profession, matter as noted below:

Source of supply: Groundwater exploration, permitting and development; source monitoring (quality and/or quantity); source management (conjunctive use of multiple sources); watershed management (e.g. forestry, recreational use)

Treatment: Surface water (conventional, pathogen inactivation, etc.); ground water (aeration, corrosion control, Fe & Mn, etc.)

Transmission/distribution/storage: infrastructure repair or replacement, cleaning & lining; hydraulic modeling; project management; project inspection; etc.

Facilities management: Buildings; fleet; equipment; computers; etc.

Damage prevention/safety: Erosion control; damage prevention; traffic/excavation work zone safety; shoring; general safety topics

Human resources management and supervision: Recruiting, retention, training, professional development, job descriptions, succession planning, budgeting

Office/customer service: Billing, payroll, work orders, software, work process integration, etc.

Other: Technology, energy management, process control, funding, regulatory issues

Follow this link to submit your abstract:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FebMeeting2018

 

The deadline for submittal of abstracts is September 29th, 2017.  Abstracts should be 250 words or less.  Sessions can be about specific projects, or initiatives/advancements related to the subject matter referenced above. The presentations should be as generic as possible and cannot be sales oriented.

If you have any questions, please call MWUA at (207) 623-9511 or email Bruce Berger at bberger@mwua.org or Barb Farrell at bfarrell@mwua.org.