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The Seminar will provide a deep dive into how Operations and Maintenance (O&M) best practices can improve water quality and resiliency, and lower compliance costs for your MS4 permit. The Seminar will review the role of O&M in meeting MS4 permit requirements, in Asset Management, in best practices after construction, in Green Infrastructure practices, and in the use of GIS and databases in O&M.

Speakers
Robert Brown, PhD, PE, Senior Water Resources Engineer

Goodwyn Mills Cawood

John Butler, Outreach Manager
Gwinnett County, GA

Anna Griggs, Director Client Management
Stormwater Investment Group

Craig Miller, QEP, MS4 Permit Supervisor
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services, NC

Barbara Moranta, PE, PMP, Engineering Supervisor
City of Raleigh, NC

Haley Parent, Water Resources Agent
Clemson University Cooperative Extension, SC

Who Should Attend?

Local and state engineers and stormwater managers, directors of public works, policy-makers and regulators; civil and environmental engineers; landscape architects and consultants; and, environmentalists and interested citizens.

Registration

The registration fee includes access to all Seminar materials, a morning coffee break, a boxed lunch, and an afternoon break. SESWA members receive a discounted registration rate! There is also an early-bird discount for all registrations received before March 4, 2022. Please note that registration is limited and onsite registration will not be available. We encourage you to register early to secure your seat!

Refunds will be given (minus a $25 processing fee) for cancellations received in writing prior to April 8, 2022.  There will be no refunds granted after April 8, 2022.

  Early Bird Rate
(On or before March 4th)
Regular Rate
   (After March 4th)  
Member ($50 discount) $149 $199
Non- Member $199 $249


Continuing Education
Professional Engineers attending this seminar will be eligible for up to five (5) continuing education credits.  SESWA offers continuing education for Professional Engineers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.  Of these states, Florida and North Carolina require that continuing education providers be approved in advance.  SESWA is an approved provider for Florida (#0004288) and North Carolina.

Hotel
The seminar will be held at the Westin Atlanta Perimeter North located at 7 Concourse Parkway NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30328.  A block of rooms is reserved at a rate of $160/night.  The deadline to receive the discounted room rate is April 4, 2022.  Book online or call 1-888-627-8407 for room reservations and be sure to mention SESWA to receive the discounted rate.

Transportation & Parking
Please contact the Westin Perimeter North at 770-395-3900 and ask for the Concierge for suggestions on transportation to the hotel.  Self-parking is $5/day for all SESWA delegates.

Event Safety Guidelines
The health and safety of all visitors to SESWA events remains our top priority. We are closely monitoring government mandates and policy changes, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and public health advancements. As information pertaining to the virus continues to develop, we will adjust our approach as needed and keep you up to date with new developments to ensure a coordinated effort and a safe environment for all SESWA seminar attendees.

Face Coverings - We will continue to follow CDC, local, and Westin Hotel guidelines We highly recommend that all participants wear a mask at all Seminar events.

Hand Sanitizer Stations - Hand sanitizer dispensers will be deployed throughout the event space.

Spacing Measures - Social distancing practices will be implemented according to all venue, local and state guidelines.

No Contact Policy - To assist in minimizing potential physical contact, elbow bumps are a great alternative to handshakes.  We recommend all attendees and exhibitors socially distance when appropriate.

Safety Measures - We encourage all participants to wash your hands often, cover your cough or sneeze, and stay home if you are sick.

Vaccinations - We highly recommend that all attendees and exhibitors be fully vaccinated.