Conference Agenda


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Thursday, November 14th

7:15AM - 8:00AM - Breakfast & Registration Open

8:00AM - 9:15AM - Opening Keynote: IECA Presenter of the Year
Turning the River Right-Side-Up – Restoring the Swan River After a Century of Mining Impacts | Presented by, Jason R. Lederer, CPESC, LEED AP – Senior Resource Specialist, Summit County Open Space and Trails | Aspen & Blue Spruce

9:15AM - 9:30AM - Break with Exhibitors

9:30AM - 10:15AM - Concurrent Technical Session Block One
Revegetation of Disturbed Landscapes: Montana Case Studies - Erosion and Sediment Control | Presented by, John Whittingham, Basic Biological Services LLC | Evergreen A
Polyurethane-bonded aggregate – a resilient solution to protect against scour and erosion in storm water applications - Stormwater Management | Presented by, Staci Wegener & Chris Lacarte, BASF Corporation| Evergreen B
Making Denver more Resilient with Green Infrastructure - Green Infrastructure | Presented by, Brian Wethington, RLA, City and County of Denver | Aspen & Blue Spruce

10:15AM - 10:30AM - Break with Exhibitors

10:30AM - 11:15PM - Concurrent Technical Session Block Two
Capturing the Value in Tire Derived BMP's and Control Devices for Construction Stormwater Management Through Efficacy, Durability, and Economics - Erosion & Sediment Control | Presented by, Rick Welle, RubbErosion | Evergreen A
Topsoil Management Guidance for the Engineering Community - Stormwater Management | Presented by, Sara Johnson, PE, CFM & Jim Wulliman, PE, Muller Engineering Company | Evergreen B
Evolution of the Definition of "Waters of the United States": Rulemaking and Jurisdictional Considerations for Colorado - Wetland, Streambank, & Shoreline Restoration| Presented by, Drew R. Maraglia, Wright Water Engineers, Inc. | Aspen & Blue Spruce

11:15AM - 12:00PM - Lunch & Networking with Exhibitors | Aspen & Blue Spruce

12:00PM - 1:00PM - General Session - Building for the Future While Protecting our Environment | Presented by, Alex Zimmerman CPESC, CISEC, CESSWI, AK-BC-NT-WA-CESCL, QSP | Aspen & Blue Spruce

1:05PM - 1:55PM - Concurrent Technical Session Block Three
Proactive Planning for Post-fire Hazards in Pitkin County, Colorado - Wetland, Streambank, & Shoreline Restoration | Presented by, Dr. Andrew Earles, PE, D.WRE, CPESC, Wright Water Engineers, Inc. & Catherine Christoff, PE, Pitkin County | Evergreen A
Estimating Parameters for an Effective Sediment Basin or Trap  - Erosion & Sediment Control | Presented by, Jerry Fifield, Ph.D., CISEC Instructor | Evergreen B
Past, Present and Future - City of Westminster Stormwater Construction Program - MS4 Management | Presented by, Jacob, A. Moyer, City of Westminster | Aspen & Blue Spruce

1:55PM - 2:10PM - Break with Exhibitors

2:10PM - 2:55PM - Concurrent Technical Session Block Four
One L.I.D. Project, 3 Perspectives: Designer, Contractor, Owner - Stormwater Management | Presented by, Bill Murphy, P.E., Civil engineer for Bowman Construction Supply | Evergreen A
South Platte River Urban Waters Partnership - MS4 Management | Presented by, Stacey Eriksen, EPA | Evergreen B
Protecting Highway Infrastructure form Sediment Run off from Large Scale Fires- Lessons Learned from the 416 Fire - Erosion & Sediment Control | Presented by, Danielle Wilkinson, CDOT  | Aspen & Blue Spruce

3:00PM - 4:15PM - Stormwater Permits Panel with Utah, Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming | Moderated by, Opal Forbes, CPESC, QSD/QSP, Federal Highway Administration Central Federal Lands Highway Division Office | Aspen & Blue Spruce


Friday, November 15th

7:15AM - 8:00AM - Breakfast & Registration Open

8:00AM -12:00PM - Half Day Training (additional registration required) - 4 Professional Development Hours 

Back to the Best of BMPs | Presented by, Alex Zimmerman CPESC, CISEC, CESSWI, AK-BC-NT-WA-CESCL, QSP
Streambank Protection Design: Hard & Soft Applications & Techniques | Presented by, David Williams, PhD, PE, PH, CPESC, CFM, David T. Williams and Associates
Conducting Construction Site Inspections  | Presented by, Jerry Fifield, Ph.D., CISEC Instructor

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