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    2019 Next Generation Water Summit
    2019 Next Generation Water Summit
    Wed, June 12, 2019 — Fri, June 14, 2019
    THIS EVENT IS 100% FREE!

    The 3rd annual Next Generation Water Summit will be held on June 12-June 14, 2019. The Summit focuses on water conservation and water reuse in the arid Southwest. It brings together builders, designers, architects and water professionals to share best practices and brainstorm new ones through charrettes.


    A few of the exciting topics that are scheduled include:

    ·       “Emerging Viruses and Bacteria due to Climate” by Dr. Nicholas, formerly of the CDC

    ·       “How Building Codes Save Water” by Hope Medina

    ·       “Irrigation Water Budgets – A Comparative Review” by Dr. St. Hilaire


    For those attendees who are looking to earn CEUs, they can download this spreadsheet to view the CEUs applicable to each session.


    (All photos courtesy of Seth Roffman)

    Registration: Closed
    All times are Mountain Time (unless otherwise specified)
    Event Dates
    JUN
    12
    WEDNESDAY
    to
    JUN
    14
    FRIDAY
    Registration Closes
    JUNE 14, 2019 @ 12:30 PM
    Location
    Address
    Santa Fe Community Convention Center
    201 W Marcy St
    Santa Fe, NM  USA
    Click the link below to view a map of the Santa Fe Community Convention Center.
    Summary Agenda
    AGENDA
     
    Wednesday, June 12
      7:00 AM to 6:45 PM
    Registration & Exhibit Hall Open
      8:00 AM to 8:15 AM
    Introductions & Welcome
      8:15 AM to 9:15 AM
    Climate Change and Economic Impact
      9:20 AM to 10:10 AM
    Climate Change - Changing Business Practices
      10:10 AM to 10:25 AM
    Break
      10:25 AM to 11:15 AM
    How Building Codes Save Water
      10:25 AM to 11:15 AM
    Latest in Irrigation Technology
      10:25 AM to 11:15 AM
    Managing Forests for Change: What's Needed & How to Pay For It
      11:25 AM to 12:15 PM
    Ag Policy: The Best in the West
      11:25 AM to 12:15 PM
    Water Conservation, LID Recharge Quantification & Prioritization Through Spatial Modeling
      11:25 AM to 12:15 PM
    WaterSense 2.0 and Water Rating Systems
      12:15 PM to 1:15 PM
    Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
      1:15 PM to 2:05 PM
    Commercial Water Conservation: The Last 50 Years, The Next 50 Years
      1:15 PM to 2:05 PM
    Permitting Sustainability
      1:15 PM to 2:05 PM
    Water Footprint: What Is It?
      2:15 PM to 3:05 PM
    Commercial Restaurant Pilot Study - The Data
      2:15 PM to 3:05 PM
    LEED - Water is Important
      2:15 PM to 3:05 PM
    Waterborne Pathogens and Climate Change
      3:05 PM to 3:30 PM
    Break in the Exhibit Hall
      3:30 PM to 4:20 PM
    I-Codes & Water: A Look into the Future
      3:30 PM to 4:20 PM
    Maximizing LEED & WERS
      4:30 PM to 5:20 PM
    Panel: Water: Looking Backward, Looking Forward
      5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    Networking Event in the Exhibit Hall
     
    Thursday, June 13
      7:00 AM to 4:30 PM
    Registration & Exhibit Hall Open
      8:00 AM to 8:15 AM
    Introductions & Welcome
      8:15 AM to 9:15 AM
    Advancing Onsite Water Reuse in San Francisco and Across the US
      9:20 AM to 10:10 AM
    US Water Alliance - Western Update
      10:10 AM to 10:25 AM
    Break
      10:25 AM to 2:00 PM
    Charrette - Most Effective Water Efficiency Programs
      10:25 AM to 11:15 AM
    Latest Water Saving Technologies
      10:25 AM to 11:15 AM
    Making Every Drop Count
      10:25 AM to 11:15 AM
    Multifamily High Rise Water Conservation: A Case Study
      11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    New Mexico Waste Regulations (Installer Specialist Qualification Class)
      11:25 AM to 12:15 PM
    Growing Water Smart: Westminster Experience
      11:25 AM to 12:15 PM
    Irrigation Water Budgets: A Comparative Review
      11:25 AM to 12:15 PM
    National Green Building Standard 2020
      12:15 PM to 1:15 PM
    Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
      1:15 PM to 2:05 PM
    Bioremediation of Stormwater
      1:15 PM to 2:05 PM
    Santa Fe's Commercial Water Conservation Program
      1:15 PM to 2:05 PM
    Water Ratings in Florida
      2:15 PM to 3:05 PM
    Energy/Water Nexus - A Real World Example
      2:15 PM to 3:05 PM
    Leak Detection Devices: The New "It" Technology for Conservation?
      2:15 PM to 3:05 PM
    Online Water Conservation Training
      3:05 PM to 3:25 PM
    Break on the Rooftop Patio
      3:25 PM to 4:15 PM
    Colorado River Basin State Scorecard
      3:25 PM to 4:15 PM
    Onsite Fugitive Water = New Water
      3:25 PM to 4:15 PM
    The Future of WERS
      5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    Best Management Practices in the Southwest
     
    Friday, June 14
      7:00 AM to 3:30 PM
    Registration & Exhibit Hall Open
      8:00 AM to 8:15 AM
    Introductions & Welcome
      8:15 AM to 8:45 AM
    The Summit: What It Means To Us All
      8:45 AM to 9:30 AM
    Colorado River Basin State Scorecard
      9:40 AM to 10:30 AM
    Panel: New Mexico Water Issues
      10:40 AM to 11:30 AM
    City of Santa Fe - 5 Year Water Plan
      10:40 AM to 11:30 AM
    Composting: Save Water, Save the Planet
      10:40 AM to 11:30 AM
    Leadership Roles in Water
      10:40 AM to 11:30 AM
    WERS and the Santa Fe Green Building Code
      11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    How to Get Your Waste Water Permit Through the First Time
      11:40 AM to 12:30 PM
    Aamodt Settlement
      11:40 AM to 12:30 PM
    Embodied Water in Food
      11:40 AM to 12:30 PM
    Plants for a Changing Climate
      11:40 AM to 12:30 PM
    SFCC Water Certifications
      12:30 PM to 1:00 PM
    Lunch Break in the Exhibit Hall
      1:00 PM to 1:50 PM
    City of Santa Fe Sustainability Plan Update
      1:00 PM to 1:50 PM
    Energy & Water Savings: Top 10 Strategies
      1:00 PM to 1:50 PM
    How to Design & Build Berms & Swales
      1:00 PM to 1:50 PM
    UNM and NMT Water Careers
      2:00 PM to 2:50 PM
    Alternative Water Careers
      2:00 PM to 2:50 PM
    Aquifer Recharge from Surface Flows: Myth or Reality?
      2:00 PM to 2:50 PM
    New Mexico Watershed Programs/Projects
      3:00 PM to 3:50 PM
    Blackwater/Greywater/Rainwater - What is Best?
      3:00 PM to 3:50 PM
    Designing & Building a Greywater System
      3:00 PM to 3:50 PM
    Drip Irrigation Basics
      3:00 PM to 3:50 PM
    Education Funding Opportunities
    Featured Speakers
    Deborah Nicholas
    Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical Branch
    SPEAKER
    Paula Kehoe
    Director of Water Resources, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC)
    KEYNOTE SPEAKER
    Christine Chavez
    Water Conservation Manager, City of Santa Fe
    SPEAKER
    Dr. Jonathan T. Overpeck
    Dean, School for Environment & Sustainability, Univ. of Michigan
    SPEAKER
    Sponsors

     

     

     

     
    SELECTION OPTIONS
    US Dollar
     
    exhibitor registration
    2-day Exhibitor Registration
    2-day Exhibitor Registration
    $ 499.00  

    This 2-day registration level includes one full Summit registration and an exhibit booth on Wednesday & Thursday. Vendor registration also includes one (1) 10' x 10' booth area, pipe & drape, 6’ table, 2 chairs, meals for 1, and Wi-Fi access.

     
    Friday-only Exhibitor Registration
    Friday-only Exhibitor Registration
    $ 399.00  

    This Friday-only registration level includes two registrations that can obtain CEUs. Vendor registration also includes one (1) 10' x 10' booth area, pipe & drape, 6’ table, 2 chairs, and Wi-Fi access.



    When you select this, you also get (at no additional charge):
    • 1-day Summit Pass - Friday (CEU)
     
     
    optional courses
    Charrette - Most Effective Water Efficiency Program
    Charrette - Most Effective Water Efficiency Program
     
    Santa Fe Community Convention Center - Nambe

    A discussion about the most effective and innovatie water efficiency programs in the west and what each state can leverage to improve.


    This charrette runs concurrently with other educational sessions in each respective track. For those who do not wish to attend the charrette, we have other quality programming that you can attend.


     
    New Mexico Waste Regulations (Installer Specialist Class)
    New Mexico Waste Regulations (Installer Specialist Class)
     
    Santa Fe Community Convention Center - Ohkay

    In New Mexico, when there is no available sewer system to hook into, a permit for a blackwater discharge system is required. These installations must be performed by a contractor with an MM1, MM98, MS1, MS3 with 3 years experience or have installed over 100 permitted systems. Taking the class explores the regulatory requirements for treatment and disposal systems in New Mexico. After the class, individuals can register for the certification test.


    This workshop will occur on Thursday, June 13 from 11am-3pm. Attendance in this workshop is limited to paying attendees (full Summit registrants or Thursday-only registrants) only.


    The course instructor is Michael Broussard.

     
    How to Get Your Waste Water Permit Through the First Time
    How to Get Your Waste Water Permit Through the First Time
     
    Santa Fe Community Convention Center - Ohkay

    In New Mexico, when there is no available sewer system to hook into, a permit for a blackwater discharge system is required. These permits require specific information that can be confusing to anyone not familiar with the terms. This class will go over each required piece of information to correctly fill out the form the first time.


    This workshop will occur from 10:30am-3pm on Friday, June 14.


    The course instructor is Michael Broussard.

     
    WERS Multifamily Training
    WERS Multifamily Training
     
    Santa Fe Community Convention Center - Tesuque
    Friday Jun 14, 2019 @  01:00:PM  —  04:00:PM MDT

    Multifamily housing is a higher population density approach with a high impact on municipal infrastructure which creates the need for water resource planning. WERS Multifamily has been piloted for at least two years and is ready for prime time. This session for WERS Professionals will focus on utilizing the Multifamily aspect of the WERS tool as well as additional verification methods.

     
     
    pre- and post-summit courses
    Greywater Basics
    Greywater Basics
    $ 495.00  
    Santa Fe Community College
    Monday Jun 24, 2019 @  09:00:AM — Tuesday Jun 25, 2019 @  05:00:PM MDT

    The QWEL Graywater Specialty Certification provides landscape professionals with 10 hours of education on the design and installation of graywater systems. In order to obtain the QWEL Graywater Specialty Certification, an individual must be an existing QWEL graduate, must demonstrate their ability to install graywater systems, and pass the QWEL Graywater Specialty exam.


    This course will take place at Santa Fe Community College on June 24 & 25.


    The instructors will be Xubi Wilson and Doug Pushard.

     
     
    track preferences
    Builders/Designers
    Builders/Designers
     

    This track's sessions are focused on assisting builders, architects and designers achieve greater water efficiency on their projects.

     
    Policy
    Policy
     

    This track will cover news and information on water policy.

     
    Water Professionals
    Water Professionals
     

    This track is geared towards field professionals, including irrigation specialists, rainwater harvesters, greywater specialists, blackwater professionals, etc.

     
    Careers in Water
    Careers in Water
     
    Friday Jun 14, 2019 @  11:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MDT

    This track is only offered on Friday, June 14.

     
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