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Rolling Along in River City

September 19-21, 2017
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel-Midlothian ~ Richmond, Virginia

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Please use the online form or print the appropriate registration form below and mail, fax or email your registration to:

Jami Thompson
Watershed Resource Center
1900 Kanawha Blvd., E Charleston, WV 25305-0193
FAX: 304-558-0373
Email: wrc@wvca.us

Be sure to include your email address on all correspondence. If you do not receive confirmation of your registration being received within 10 days, please contact Jami at the 304-558-0382 or jthompson@wvca.us.

Professional Development Hours (PDHs) provided for each session attended.

Accommodations are available at the:
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel-Midlothian
1021 Koger Center Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23235
Phones: (804) 379-3800

Room Rates (per night):
Single Occupancy: $119.00 + Applicable Taxes (Currently 13.3%)
Double Occupancy: $119.00 + Applicable Taxes (Currently 13.3%)

The reservation deadline for the above rates has been extended to September 3rd. In addition, you must use the code - MAC - to receive the discounted rate. There is complimentary parking on site and WI-FI in all the sleeping rooms. Check in time is 3:00 pm with a 12:00 pm check out time.

The DoubleTree by Hilton has set up a special website for folks attending the Conference to go on-line and make your room reservations. The link to the web site is:

Session Agenda
Tuesday Sept. 19
10:00 am Annual MAC/IECA Golf Tournament
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Board of directors meeting
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Exhibit Hall Opens / Contractors' Social / Golf Awards
Wednesday Sept. 20
7:30 am - 8:45 am Breakfast and Registration
8:45 am - 10:15 am OPENING SESSION
  MAC/IECA President
  Dylan Drudul - City of Rockville, MD
  IECA President
    Thomas W. Schneider, CPESC
  Elections Chair
    Brooke Schiavone - Jobsite Products, Inc.
  Conference Chair
    Bryce Miller - Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc.
  Keynote Speaker
    Peter Muir - President, Bizucate, Inc.

Peter Muir is a student for life looking for his next lesson. Early on Peter realized what he wanted to learn more about. Education, Adult development, life skills for children, volunteerism, printing, communications, digital imaging, wood working, home building, motorcycle touring and backhoes are just a few of the topics on his life journey.

By day Peter runs Bizucate, Inc., a training and education company focusing on strategy, marketing and sales. But he also loves to learn. Using the internet, books, classes, people and more, he grows what he knows and the way we learn and he enjoys sharing it with all the great people he's lucky to meet. Learn, share and repeat... the fuel for a lifelong learner.

10:15 am - 12:00 am Break / Exhibit Hall Opening
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch Session / Lunch Speaker
  I know Richmond - Explore the effects that the James River had on the development of Richmond including transportation, industry and recreation.
  The Valentine
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm SESSION ONE
  Breakout One - Erosion and Sediment Control
  The Evolution of Jobsite Sediment Control Technology
    Pete Hanrahan, CPESC ~ Prescott, Inc.
  What's New in Erosion Control? Introduction to Smartfence and CRAFS
    Robert Connelly, CPESC - ACF Environmental
  Breakout Two - Erosion and Sediment Control
  Improving Environmental Compliance at Maryland State Highway Administration

Don Hoey, MD SHA
Tad Daniel, MD SHA

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Break (Exhibit Hall)
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm SESSION TWO
  Breakout One - Surface Water Restortation
  Carbon Footprint & Sequestration of Vegetated & Non-Vegetated Gabion Structures for Stream Restoration

Marco Isola, Ph.D., P.E. ~ Senior Engineer, Maccaferri, Inc.
Michael Dorsch ~ Maccaferri, Inc.

  The Use of Organics in A Stream Restoration Project A Case Study
    Jeffery Opel, Filtrexx International, LLC
  Breakout Two - MS4’s
  VDOT & MD SHA Panel Discussion
    Moderated by Greg Henion, Deputy State Construction Engineer, VDOT

Don Hoey, MD SHA
Tad Daniel, MD SHA
Mona Gabriel, VDOT
Jeff Hancock, VDOT

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Exhibitor's and MAC/IECA Members Social
    Featuring Live Music with Dan Fisk
Thursday Sept. 21
7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast and Registration
8:00 am - 4:00 pm VDOT ESCCC Certification Class:
Sponsored by the Richmond Area Municipal Contractors Association

Advanced registration and payment for this certification program is required. To Register, please visit: http://www.ramca.info/
Limited to the first 15 registrants.

8:00 am - 5:00 pm EnviroCert Review Courses
  Advanced registration for the review classes and exams will be through EnviroCert International, Inc. For additional information and application, please visit http://www.envirocertintl.org
8:00 am - 5:00 pm AutoCAD Training has been cancelled
8:00 am - 9:30 am SESSION THREE
  Breakout One - Erosion and Sediment Control
  Case Study: Construction of UAS Runway for the VA Commercial Space Flight Authority (Wallops Island Runway)
    Diana Russell - VDOT, Environmental Compliance Assistance Program Manager
  Lessons Learned from 46,000 ESC Inspections
    Jeff Mazanec ~ R. A. Smith National Inc.
  Breakout Two - Surface Water Restoration
  Sediment Monitoring in Virginia Rivers-An Overview of USGS Methods & Monitoring Programs
    John Jastram - United States Geological Survey
  Blueprint Columbus - Focus on Water Quality
    Kari Mackenbach ~ Director of Sustainability, MS Consultants
9:30 am - 10:00 am Break (Exhibit Hall)
10:00 am - 11:30 am SESSION FOUR
  Breakout One - Stormwater Management
  Green Infrastructure Operation & Maintenance Success & Experiences
    Kari Mackenbach ~ Director of Sustainability, MS Consultants
  VDOT MS4/Stormwater Management Program & Stream Restoration
    Jeff Hancock ~ VDOT, MS4 Section Manager
  Breakout Two - Erosion and Sediment Control
  E & S Case Studies from Abroad
    Steve Zwilling ~ Profile Products
  WVU Seeding and Mulching Research
     Dr. Leslie Hopkinson, WVU
Forrest Pritt, WVU
Marissa Poultney, WVU
Joanna Graham, WVU
11:30 am - 12:45 pm Lunch and Closing Session
    MAC Board of Directors (Immediately Following)
Friday Sept. 22
8:00 am - 4:00 pm EnviroCert Review Courses and Exams - CPESC, CPSWQ, CESSWI, CPMSM and CPISM*
*Only one exam can be taken
You must be preapproved by EnviroCert International and bring your approval letter to take the exam

EnviroCert International, Inc. (ECI) is the national leader in field of stormwater and environmental professional certification. ECI has been providing these Professional Certifications for over 30 years. ECI’s purposes is to ensure that professionals have demonstrated a depth and bread of knowledge, based on national standard to preserve life, health, and property.

ECI offers five (5) professional certification programs to ensure the highest quality of practice in the environmental field. ECI Professionals are distinguished in all 50 states and over 20 countries as leading experts in their respective fields. ECI offers the following professional certifications:

  • Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC)
  • Stormwater Inspections (CESSWI), Stormwater Quality (CPSWQ)
  • Certified Professional in Municipal Stormwater Management (CPMSM)
  • and Industrial Stormwater Management (CPISM)
EnviroCert will be offering General Principle Reviews and Exams at the 2017 MAC-IECA Conference. Advanced Registration is required for both and an approved application is required to take the exam. This application must be submitted thirty (30) days in advance to allow time for review and approval.

Registrations for review and/or exams are available from our web calendar here http://booking.envirocertintl.org/ . For certification information, please visit www.envirocert.org , call (828-655-1600), or email courses@envirocert.org.
The Reviews will be held on Thursday, September 21, 2017 with the Exams being administered on Friday, September 22, 2017. The last day to sign up is September 11, 2017.



For additional information on the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of International Erosion Control Association and The Annual Environmental Conference, Workshop and Trade Exposition visit: http://www.macieca.org


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