CALENDAR EVENTS: 2019 Kern County Water Summit: Navigating change; American Water Works Association: Confluence 2019; Parting The Waters – Will It Take A Miracle?; CA Water Policy Conference: The New Shape of Water
Featured speakers include Tim Petty, Assistant Secretary of the US Department of Interior; Dan Walters, journalist; Felicia Marcus, Chair of the State Water Resources Control Board; Jason Peltier, Coalition for a Sustainable Delta, and others. Panel topics include desalination, aging infrastructure, and restoration of river flows.
The California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association (CA-NV AWWA) will host their 2019 Annual Spring Conference at Sheraton Grand & Convention Center on March 25-28, 2019 in Sacramento, CA. The three-day event is co-hosted with Sacramento Area Water Works Association (SAWWA) and will include an opening general session, speaker panel and an awards luncheon. The event will also provide training classes for professional continuing education units (CEU) hours for its attendees that will include skilled distribution operators, treatment operators, engineers and field professionals from the world of drinking water safety.
“Confluence 2019” is our theme for this year’s conference. It brings together so many critically important streams of drinking water challenges and collective knowledge. Every attendee will leave having learned a lot, both from the program and the informal interaction with some of the best and brightest in the field. From the most seasoned general manager to the beginning operator, from the regulator to the expert consultant, this is one event not to miss. www.ca-nv-awwa.org/sc2019
Annual Anne J. Schneider Lecture: Parting The Waters – Will It Take A Miracle?
April 3, Sacramento
The Steering Committee for the Anne J. Schneider Lecture Series cordially invites you to attend this year’s lecture presentation in support of our efforts to encourage professional and personal commitment to water law and policy and the conservation of our special landscapes in memory of Anne Schneider’s lifelong devotion to these areas.
This year’s distinguished lecturer is former Governor and Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt who will present: Parting The Waters – Will It Take A Miracle? in conversation with Ellen Hanak
The lecture will be on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento. Check-in begins at 3:30pm with the lecture starting at 4:00pm. A reception with hors d’oeuvres and drinks will follow beginning at approximately 5:30pm.
The event and reception are free to participants (a no-host bar) and are being brought to you by sponsorships for the Anne J. Schneider Lecture Series.
California Water Policy Conference: The New Shape of Water
April 4-5, San Diego
Now in its 28th year, the California Water Policy Conference is the premier event in the State that brings together leaders from the agricultural, urban water and environmental communities to discuss the current policy issues impacting California’s water. Every year over 300 participants from around the State attend this conference to network with their colleagues, listen to perspectives they may have not heard before and learn about new programs and ideas.
The conference agenda is put together by a diverse planning committee that strives to identify the most current topics and best speakers to offer insight and debate with the goal being to educate, enlighten and inform our attendees. We hope you will join us at this year’s conference.