Jim Cantore and Jay Mohr will address crowds at opening general session and water industry luncheon
The American Water Works Association announced The Weather Channel’s Jim Cantore and comedian Jay Mohr are scheduled to speak during the association’s Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE16), to be held June 19 through 22 in Chicago.
Nominations are open through June 25
The International Desalination Assn. will confer the inaugural IDA Water Reuse and Conservation Awards at its International Conference on Water Reuse and Recycling “Turning Vision into Reality”, which takes place Sept. 25 through 27 at the Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditeranée in Nice, France.
Nominations are now being accepted for the awards, which will recognize outstanding achievements in the following three categories:
April 26 happening is hosted by Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP
Dr. Trevor Ghylin presents a discussion on “Microbes, Water and the Milwaukee Startup Scene” at the Southeast Wisconsin Biotech Netowrking Event April 26 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Ghylin is the founder and chief technology officer of Microbe Detectives. He is a professional water process engineer with more than a decade of experience working for CH2M, a consulting firm in the water industry. He is also a senior process engineer for Xylem, a multi-billion-dollar water technology company.
Three-day October event in City of Industry, Calif.; provides education seminars, awards banquet
The Pacific Water Quality Assn. (PWQA) Convention and Trade Show will kick off Oct. 18 at 8 a.m. in City of Industry, Calif. The first day will feature test preparation and education programs before the board of directors meet the same afternoon.
The golf tournament will begin the following morning with the annual banquet and awards ceremony rounding out the end of the day. The trade show will being Thursday along with a series of seminars and tech talks.
Event opens May 19 in Frederick, Md.; offers continuing education credits
Eastern Water Quality Assn. announced a May 19 event in Frederick, Md.
Presentations will feature more than 10 hours of training for testing radon in water and understanding radiological contaminants. Classes will also provide training on valves and pumps for Maryland and Water Quality Association continuing education credits.
Registration forms are available on the EWQA website, along with member application forms.
Awards include best paper and poster for individuals, students
The 2016 Membrane Technology Conference and Exposition was held in San Antonio in February. The following awards were presented during the concluding awards ceremony on Feb. 4, 2016:
AMTA/AWWA MTC16 Best Paper Awards:
Michael Thompson will address engaging employees
Michael Thompson, president of Applied Management Group Inc., will speak at a 2016 WQA Convention and Exposition session entitled, “Empowered Personnel Workshop: The Template for Developing Engaged Employees That Deliver Exceptional Customer Service.” The session will take place on Thursday, March 17, from 8 to 9:50 a.m. in room 102 AB at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn. Attendees will learn how to develop a concise description of what outstanding customer service might look like in their businesses and how to cultivate a performance culture that impresses customers.
Expo hosted a mix of returning and new exhibitors
The 2016 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), held Jan. 25 to 27 in Orlando, Fla., welcomed 60,926 registered attendees to the HVACR marketplace.
In total, 469,540 sq ft of exhibit space were occupied by 2,063 exhibitors, 334 of which participated in AHR Expo for the first time in 2016. This year’s 18,254 exhibitor personnel addressed 42,672 visitors, based on a preliminary attendance count by the show’s management company, International Exposition Co.
The trade fair will be held in Montpellier, France, at the Parc des Expositions, May 25 to 26, 2016
Hosted by Montpellier Events with the support of the Languedoc-Roussilon region, Pôle EAU, the SWELIA business network, and Sud de France Développement, the 6th edition of the HydroGaïa International Water Trade Fair will be held in Montpellier, France, at the Parc des Expositions, May 25 to 26, 2016.
The annual scientific conference is scheduled for Oct. 19 to 21, 2016
The 13th annual World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC), will be held Oct. 19 to 21, 2016, at the Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville.
The WAHC is an educational conference where aquatic industry professionals discuss, learn and network with like-minded people. Many attendees indicate that they leave with new objectives and information that directly relates to their field each year. A new record of 46 states and 11 nationalities were in attendance at the WAHC in 2015.