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TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

5th Annual NHWC Texas Workshop 
November 11-12, 2013
Conroe, TX

Hosted by: San Jacinto River Authority

Purpose

This annual workshop provides an opportunity to catch up with the latest developments in technology and O&M procedures with respect to hydrologic warning systems and various aspects of dam safety and operations. Attendees are exposed to a range of experience and expertise from both the program presenters and networking opportunities.

This year's workshop is being hosted by the San Jacinto River Authority, in their Boardroom (with a beautiful view overlooking Lake Conroe).  Details on entry (this is in a secured area) and parking will follow shortly before the workshop.

The agenda will include presentations on dam safety considerations, significant flood events, new & changing technologies, and tips/tricks for operation and maintenance of hydrologic monitoring / warning systems.  

New! View the preliminary agenda here! Please note that the agenda is still being finalized, so continue to check back for updates!

Audience 

The workshop program is designed for: Owners and operators of high hazard dams and levees, River authorities, Emergency managers, Floodplain managers, Flood control districts, Public works officials, Drainage and flood control engineers, Owners and operators of existing hydrologic warning systems, and any others who have a need to better understand the benefits of hydrologic warning systems in managing flood risk and dam safety.

The NHWC has established a partnership with the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) and will be able to provide Continuing Education Credits (CECs) through their local chapter (Texas Floodplain Management Association (TFMA)) for Certified Floodplain Managers (CFMs).  Professional Development Hours (PDH) will also be available for Professional Engineers.

Registration 

We understand the financial challenges that so many are facing, and we have reduced this year's registration rates.  Register soon to take advantage of the Early Bird rates. Current non-member registrants will also receive free membership in the NHWC through December 2014

The Workshop has already occurred, check again next year! 

Attendee Type  Early Bird Fee Fee after Oct. 25th Speaker Fee**
NHWC Member $125 $150 $100
Non-Member*** $150 $175 $125
Workshop Exhibitor* - Member $300 $350
Workshop Exhibitor* - Non-Member***  $350 $400

*Exhibitor rate includes admission for 1 workshop attendee & exhibit space (skirted table, AC power, WiFi, introduction and speaking time before the workshop audience). Additional exhibitor representatives will be at the general workshop attendee rates. Please contact Andy Rooke if your company is interested in sponsoring any events during the workshop or after hours. 

**Speaker rate is reserved for primary speakers who will be presenting original, non-commercial material. Please confirm that your presentation has been accepted into the agenda before selecting this fee category. 

***Non-Member registrants will automatically be enrolled as members in the NHWC, receiving the benefits of membership through December of 2014. This one time membership offer is limited to 1 registrant from exhibitor firms. Non-Member status will be upgraded to Member status after the 2013 Texas Workshop fee has been paid. 

Hotel Information

Special rates have been arranged at two hotels in Conroe. Book now and be sure to mention the NHWC & San Jacinto River Authority Workshop to secure the room at the discounted rate! 

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
2240 Stoneside Rd.
Conroe, TX 77303
Phone: (936) 788-5200

Double Queen Standard: $89.00
King Standard: $89.00

Reserve Online Here
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
3010 Interstate 45 North
Conroe, TX 77303
Phone: (936) 756-3040

Double Queen/King Room: $94.00
Executive King: $104.00


In addition to the two hotels listed above, the Best Western Lake Conroe Inn and the Super 8 Montgomery/Lake Conroe are located only blocks from the workshop. Please note that no special rates or room blocks have been arranged at these hotels.

If you have any questions, please contact Andy Rooke and Jeff Lindner


 


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