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May 2017 Technical Meeting

  • 05 May 2017
  • Tampa, Florida
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  • AWRA Florida members
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  • College or High School student not currently an AWRA Florida member (fee includes student membership through Dec. 31, 2017)

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Tampa Bay Restoration: Continuing Progress

Meeting Location
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Tampa Bay | 3050 North Rocky Point Drive West, Tampa, FL 33607

Northstar | Water Science Associates | Amec Foster WheelerCH2MClementi Environmental Consulting | CardnoEnvironmental Science Associates | Kimley-Horn | GPI | WRA
Contact Randy Smith at 800-836-0797 x4205 to sponsor this meeting.

Draft Agenda
9:00am - Registration and Breakfast (included with registration fee)
9:30am - Opening Remarks - Mark Diblin, President, AWRA Florida
9:45am - Collaborative Approach to Tampa Bay's Ecosystem Recovery - Holly Greening, Tampa Bay Estuary Program
10:15am - Tidal Tributary Restoration by Modification of Salinity Control Structures - Scott Deitche, GPI
10:45 - Break
11:00am - Don't Wait for the Storm to Pass, Learn to Dance in the Rain - Claude Tankersley and John Palenchar, City of St. Petersburg
11:30am - Old Tampa Bay Water Quality Improvement Project - Daniel Lauricello, FDOT, Shayne Paynter, Atkins and David Tomasko, Environmental Science Associates
12:00pm - Lunch Celebrating the Life of Buddy Blain, former director and officer of AWRA Florida (included with registration fee)
1:00pm - Legislative Update and Water Policy Discussion - Doug Manson, Manson Bolves Donaldson Varn
1:45pm - Tampa Bay SWIM Restoration Projects - SWFWMD - Brandt Henningsen, Southwest Florida Water Management District
2:15pm - Break
2:30pm - MacDill Air Force Base Mangrove Restoration - Tom Ries, Scheda Ecological Associates
3:00pm - Tampa Electric Company Ongoing Benefits to Tampa Bay - Catherine Magliocco, TECO and Scott Lee, AECOM
3:30pm - Charting Tampa Bay Recovery through Long Term Seagrass Monitoring - Kris Kaufman, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
4:00pm - Closing Remarks
4:15pm - Networking Reception

Online meeting registration payments are processed by PayPal. However, a PayPal account is not required. Click on the "Register" button to get started. After being directed to the PayPal website, just click on "Don't have a PayPal account?" to pay with a credit or debit card. ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDS MAY 3, 2017. You can also register and pay in person (via cash, check or credit card) at the conference.

Hotel Information
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Tampa Bay | 3050 North Rocky Point Drive West, Tampa, FL 33607 | 813-888-8800| Discounted rate of $114/night available (limit = 10; click here to make a reservation)

AWRA Florida Board of Directors Meeting
Date/Time: May 4 @ 6pm | Location: Amec Foster Wheeler, 1101 Channelside Drive, Suite 200, Tampa, FL 33602 | All are welcome to attend as the Board of Directors handles the business of the section. Guests: Please email us if you are planning to attend.

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