FI pwc program

PWC: Pre-Conference & Conference Tentative Program


CONFERENCE – February 3rd & 4th
The Conference officially opens on Wednesday, February 3 and lasts through Thursday, February 4. A draft tentative technical program is available. Please note that the technical program is subject to change.

CLICK HERE for the tentative Conference program

PRE-CONFERENCE – February 2nd
The pre-conference will take place on Tuesday, February 2nd at the Hawaii Convention Center. Workshops will run tentatively from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and lunch will be provided. A tentative description of the five tracks, presenters, and topics discussed is provided below. Attendees can receive CEUs for participating.

Wastewater Operators (with Vic Moreland, Wayne Salas, Jon Baker, Gary Hutchinson, and Eassie Miller)
• Operator’s Role
• Resource Recovery
• New Technology
• Operator of the Future
Water Operators
• Reduction of non-revenue water
• Pressure reduction and leak detection
• AMR/AMI technologies
• Testing/calibration of various meter types
• Water main/pipe rehab with emphasis of material type
• Stormwater quality violations and permitting
Wastewater: Nutrient Control (with Beverley Stinson of AECOM and Henryk Melcer of Brown and Caldwell)
• Permit Limits and Permit Negotiating
• Fundamentals of Nitrogen and Phosphorous
• Trends in Nutrient Removal
• Wet Weather Impacts on Planning, Design, and Operation of Nutrient Removal Facilities
• Case Studies of Converting from BOD/TSS Removal to Biological Nutrient Removal
Energy Efficiency (with Joe Cantwell of Leidos)
• Understanding Your Energy Bill
• Pumping of Water and Wastewater
• Aeration Efficiency
• Disinfection Efficiency
• Solids Management
• Renewable Energy Resources
• Hawaii Case Study
Young Professionals
• Water Basics
• Wastewater Basics
• Non-Potable Water Basics
• Permitting Process
• Construction Management
• Time Management
• Panel of Professionals
• Getting Involved