2019 Joint Conference

2019 Joint Conference: “Working Together To Protect Montana’s Water Resources”
2019 Preconference (sponsored by MWEA): tbd

When: April 23 (Preconference)/April 24-25 (Conference)
Where:
 Billings Hotel & Convention Center

Hotel info: Please contact the Billings Hotel directly for reservations. Room rates are $93.00/night + tax.  Reservations must by made by April 7, 2019 to guarantee this rate. 
Online:  www.billingshotelmt.com
  Group Code: STM19
By phone:
406-251-7151

 

Conference Information & Registration Forms:

  • 2019 SYP Fresh Ideas Poster Competition/Click here for Poster Competition Call For Abstracts
    Deadline for submission is January 31, 2019

  • Attendee registration for the 2019 Joint Conference is not yet open
    Please check back in early 2019

  • Exhibitor booth registration for the 2019 Joint Conference is not yet open
    Please check back in November 2018

    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 April 23rd 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 April 24th.
    • Exhibitors are welcome to remain on-site through the conclusion of the conference at 1 pm on Thursday April 25th.
    • Click back late for additional 2019 Exhibitor Registration Information
    • Click back later to view the 2019 Exhibitor Booth Layout

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 info@montanawater.org for more information.

Overview of the 2018 Preconference/Conference Schedule:

2019 MWEA Preconference

Tuesday–April 23, 2019
Theme: tbd
Registration desk open 7 am to 5 pm.
Educational sessions 8 am to 5 pm.
Ice Breaker Reception 5:00–6:30 pm.

2019 Joint Conference

Wednesday April 24 thru Thursday April 25, 2019
“Working Together To Protect Montana’s Water Resources”

AWWA Guest: tbd
WEF Guest: tbd

Wednesday Schedule:
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
Entertainment: tbd

Thursday Schedule:
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 an 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: info@montanawater.org

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.


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