2018 Joint Conference
2018 Joint Conference: “Working Together To Protect Montana’s Water Resources”
2018 Preconference (sponsored by MSAWWA): “Invasive Mussels: What To Expect And How To Prepare”
When: May 15th (Preconference)/May 16th-17th (Conference)
Where: Hilton Garden Inn-Missoula, MT
Hotel info: Please contact the Hilton Garden Inn directly for reservations. Room rates are $119.00/night + tax. Reservations must by made by April 11, 2018 to guarantee this rate.
Online: www.missoula.stayhgi.com Please enter special rate “AWWA”
By phone: 406-532-5300
Conference Information and Forms:
Abstract submissions: If you submitted an abstract for consideration, notifications will be sent out soon. Target date is February 9th.
Click here for the 2018-SYP Poster Competition Call for Abstracts
Deadline for submission has been extended to February 16th.
Attendee registration for the 2018 Joint Conference is not yet open. Please check back soon!
Exhibitor booth registration for the 2018 Joint Conference is open!
Sponsorship opportunity information will be included on the exhibitor registration forms for those that wish to help sponsor the conference but may not want to exhibit.
- Exhibitor set up will take place on Tuesday May 15th from 2pm to 5pm, followed by an Exhibitor sponsored Ice Breaker for all Exhibitors, Attendees and Speakers.
- Exhibitors are asked to remain on-site until 6:30 pm on Wednesday May 16th
- Exhibitors are welcome to remain on-site through the conclusion of the conference at 1 pm on Thursday May 17th.
- Click here for 2018 Exhibitor Registration Information (PLEASE READ)
- Click here to view the 2018 Exhibitor Booth Layout
- Click here for 2018 Exhibitor & Sponsor registration to pay with check
- Click here for 2018 Exhibitor & Sponsor registration to pay with debit or credit card
Don’t forget the Best Tap Water Taste Test & Operator Trivia Challenge that will take place on Thursday morning of the conference! Bring a sample of your city/community water to enter in the Taste Test and get your team of 4 to 5 ready for the Trivia Challenge! Contact Robin Matthews-Barnes at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Overview of the 2018 Preconference/Conference Schedule:
2018 MSAWWA Preconference
Tuesday–May 15, 2018
Theme: Invasive Mussels: What To Expect and How To Prepare
Registration desk open 7 am to 5 pm.
Educational sessions 8 am to 5 pm.
Ice Breaker Reception 5:00–6:30 pm.
2018 Joint Conference
Wednesday May 16 through Thursday May 17, 2018
“Working Together To Protect Montana’s Water Resources”
AWWA Guest: tbd
WEF Guest: tbd
Registration desk open 7 am to 5 pm
Educational sessions 8 am to 5 pm. General session 8 am to 11:30 am. Break out sessions in afternoon. Lunch provided.
Beer and wine reception 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Banquet & Awards 6:30 pm
Joint General Membership Meeting 7 am
Registration desk open 8 am to noon
Best Tap Water Taste Test & Operator Trivia Challenge during the break
Educational sessions 8 am to noon. Lunch provided.
Water/Wastewater Facility tours
Water For People Silent Auction:
Every year at the annual conference a silent auction fundraiser is held for the benefit of WFP. Please consider dontaing an item–big or small–it all helps! Contact Robin Matthews-Barnes for information on making a donation: mailto:email@example.com
Joint Scholarship Fund Raffle:
The Scholarship Committee will be heading up a raffle again at the conference to benefit the MSAWWA-MWEA Joint Scholarship Fund. Up to (2) $1000 Scholarships can be awarded each year to qualified recipients furthering their education in the water or wastewater fields of study.
Members wishing to obtain copies of presentations should contact the presenter directly, or contact Robin Matthews-Barnes for presenter contact information.