Michigan Water Environment Association

Operators Day
2/7/2023 - 2/8/2023
7:15 am
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Event Description
The 2023 Joint Expo & Operators Day will take place on Tuesday, February 7th and Wednesday, February 8th, at the Lansing Center. 
There will be two Operators Tracks, 7:45 am start and 8:45 am start, and one *NEW* Leadership Track, 9:15 am start, each day. 
Lansing Center
333 E. Michigan Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933

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CEC Information:
Earn up to 0.8 credits over both days!
Operators Day – 0.3 Technical WW & DW each day
Exhibit Hall – 0.2 

Operator Track Topics Include: 
Prepare Yourself for Dog Encounters & Attacks
Hector Hernandez, HectorSpeaks

BOSS811 – Process Improvement Increases Locate Efficiency
Vish Nayagam & Alyssa, Boss811

Field Staff Safety for Confined Space
Brandon Burnette, Agile Safety

Pumps: Troubleshooting Outside the Box
Nick Fisher, City of Grand Rapids & Alex Hitsman, KerrPump

NEW Leadership Track Topics Include:
Tapping Into the Urban Water Cycle for Workforce Recruitment and Education
Hillary Caron, City of Grand Rapids

Michigan Legislative Update
Mike Compagnoni, Midwest Strategies

An Overview of the Water and Wastewater Certifications Programs
Koren Carpenter & Alyssa Sarver, EGLE

*Please note that speakers, topics, and times may be subject to change.

Attendee Registration (includes breakfast and lunch)

One Day Rates
Regular Rate - $145
Late Rate (starting 1.23.23) - $170

Two Day Rates
Regular Rate - $285
Late Rate (starting 1.23.23) - $310

For those staying in Lansing, the Lansing Radisson Hotel has a block of rooms at a reduced rate for attendees of Joint Expo & Operators Day. Call 1-800-333-3333 to make your reservations. Remember to use promotional code AWWA23 to receive the conference rate.
The Courtyard by Marriott Downtown also has a number of rooms available at $139 plus taxes and fees per night for reservations on or before January 7, 2023. The hotel is a short walk or drive to the Lansing Center. Call the Courtyard reservations at 1-800-Marriott, or book online at www.marriott.com.

Interested in Exhibiting? Please visit https://www.mi-water.org/ to secure your booth space!

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