2018 Annual Convention and Exposition

Schedule

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Time
Event/Location
8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Board of Directors Meeting

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration Open

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Exhibitor Move-In

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Business Owner's Meeting, Registration

12:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Business Owner's Meeting (separate registration)

Moderator:  Mark R. Juhl

12:30 pm – 12:30 pm

Business Owner's Meeting, Welcome and Introduction

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Leading at Mach 2
Anthony Bourke, 
Mach 2 Consulting

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Business Owner's Meeting, Better Business Series

Expand Your Product Line, Expand your Profits, With Existing Customers

Lou Koenig
Merton Consulting, LLC

Jeff Burton
Ques Industries, Inc.

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Business Owner's Meeting, Better Business Series

Better Business Series: Non-Competition Agreements for Water Treaters

Adam Green
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Robert J. Cunningham, PE
International Water Consultants, Inc.

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Business Owner's Meeting, Refreshment Break

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm

Business Owner's Meeting, Roundtable Discussions

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Jim Larranga
Head Men's Basketball Coach, University of Miami

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Business Owner's Meeting, Networking Reception

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Time
Event/Location
7:00 am – 1:00 pm

Omni ChampionsGate National Golf Course

8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Registration Open

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Exhibitor Move-In

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Technical Subcommittee Meetings
Boiler Subcommittee

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Technical Subcommittee Meetings
Cooling Subcommittee

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Technical Subcommittee Meetings
Pretreatment Subcommittee

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Technical Subcommittee Meetings
Special Projects Subcommittee

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Technical Subcommittee Meetings
Wastewater Subcommittee

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Opening Reception—Exhibit Hall Open

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Women of Water (WOW) Reception

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

CWT and New Member Reception (by invitation only)

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Time
Event/Location
7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Registration Open

7:00 am – 8:30 pm

Continental Breakfast

7:30 am – 7:50 am

Commercial Corner #1–

7:30 am – 7:50 am

Commercial Corner #2–

8:00 am – 8:20 am

Commercial Corner #3–

8:00 am – 8:20 am

Commercial Corner #4–

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Speaker Ready Room Open

9:00 am – 10:00 am
9:00 am – 10:00 am

Spouse/Guest Continental Breakfast

10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Open

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Technical Learning Lounge Open

11:00 am – 11:45 am

Technical Learning Lounge Open, AWT Special Projects Subcommittee: Filming Amine Technology – Part II

11:45 am – 12:30 pm

Technical Learning Lounge Open, AWT Cooling Subcommittee: Biofilm Study; Legionella Market Update; Microbial Control Survey

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Past Presidents Luncheon

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Track I

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Track I

It's Not Me, It's You: System Failures Unrelated to Water Chemistry

Adam Green
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Track II

The Benefits of LPR Corrosion Monitoring

Pam S. Simmons
ProMinent Fluid Controls, Inc.

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Track III

Advanced Scale Formation and Control Modelling in Membrane Systems

Robert J. Ferguson
French Creek Software, Inc.

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

General Session

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

AWT Annual Reception and Awards Dinner

Friday, September 28, 2018

Time
Event/Location
7:00 am – 5:30 pm

Registration Open

7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Speaker Ready Room Open

7:00 am – 9:00 am

Continental Breakfast

7:00 am – 8:45 am

Committee Breakfast Meetings
Business Resources Committee

7:30 am – 8:45 am

Committee Breakfast Meetings
Certification Committee

7:30 am – 8:45 am

Committee Breakfast Meetings
Convention Committee

7:30 am – 8:45 am

Committee Breakfast Meetings
Charity Task Force

7:30 am – 8:45 am

Committee Breakfast Meetings
Education Committee

7:30 am – 8:45 am

Committee Breakfast Meetings
Legislative/Regulatory Committee

7:30 am – 8:45 am

Committee Breakfast Meetings
Technical Committee

7:30 am – 8:45 am

Committee Breakfast Meetings
Standards Task Force

7:30 am – 8:45 am

Committee Breakfast Meetings
Young Professionals Group

7:30 am – 8:45 am

Committee Breakfast Meetings
Membership Committee

8:00 am – 8:20 am

Commercial Corner #5–

8:00 am – 8:20 am

Commercial Corner #6–

8:30 am – 8:50 am

Commercial Corner #7–

8:30 am – 8:50 am

Commercial Corner #8–

8:30 am – 8:50 am

How Service Trips with PWW Can Impact Your Personal and Professional Life: Experiences from AWT Members 

9:00 am – 9:45 am

Exhibitor Meeting

9:00 am – 10:30 am

Workshop:

Water Management Plans from the Water Treaters Prospective

Mark T. Lewis, CWT
Southeastern Laboratories, Inc.

Russell M. Baskin, CWT
Tower Water Management

Trace Blackmore, CWT, LEED AP
Blackmore Enterprises, Inc.

9:45 am – 10:00 am

Break

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Open

11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Learning Lounge: Evaluation of a Silver-Embedded Ceramic Tablet as secondary Point-of-Use Water Purification Technology

Marion Nonglaton

Pure Water For the World

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Technical Learning Lounge Open

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm

Technical Learning Lounge Open, AWT Pretreatment Subcommittee

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm

Technical Learning Lounge Open, AWT Boiler Subcommittee

2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Teardown

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Track II

Better Business Series: Making the Right Hire

Adam Green
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Track II

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

General Session: Panel Discussion:

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

General Session: Panel Discussion: Legionella

Legionella Law: How Did We Get Here? Where Are We Going?

Robert J. Cunningham, PE
International Water Consultants, Inc.

Adam Green
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Legionella Regulations - Rejoice or Run for the Hills?

Patrick Racine
Klenzoid Canada–Eldon Water

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Young Professionals Happy Hour

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Time
Event/Location
7:00 am – 12:30 pm

Registration Open

7:00 am – 9:30 am

Continental Breakfast

7:00 am – 12:30 pm

Speaker Ready Room Open

8:00 am – 9:30 am

General Session – Filming Amines Panel

The field evaluation of using polyamines in Closed loop and cooling systems

Trace Blackmore, CWT, LEED AP
Blackmore Enterprises, Inc.

Nathan Hardy
U.S. Water Services, Inc.

9:30 am – 9:45 am

Refreshment Break

9:45 am – 10:15 am

Track I

The role of hydrophobic modifications of polymers for scale control

Klin A. Rodrigues
AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry

10:15 am – 10:45 am

Track I

BMS Integrations

Lacy Lance and Blaine Nagao
H2trOnics, Inc.

10:15 am – 10:45 am

Track II

Water Treatment Case Histories and Lessons Learned

Colin Frayne, CWT
Aquassurance, Inc.

10:45 am – 11:15 am
11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Colin Frayne, CWT
Aquassurance, Inc.

AWT 2018 Convention and Exposition

The AWT Annual Convention and Exposition is the place to get the tools, skills, and connections that will have an immediate effect on the future direction of your business—and impact your bottom line.

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