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It really is an excellent opportunity for development of technical expertise and professional networking.—Eder J. P. Tavares - Projar Meio Ambiente do Brasil

San Antonio Convention Center

San Antonio, Texas
February 16–19, 2016

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What is Environmental Connection?

This is IECA's premier educational event for the erosion, sediment control and stormwater industry. Environmental Connection combines intense, full and half day training courses with topic-focused technical sessions and the largest expo of its kind.

Over 4 days, Environmental Connection provides peer–reviewed education, products and technology which address four educational tracks:

6 Reasons Why YOU Should Attend Environmental Connection:

  1. Meet new people: There's an expected attendance of over 1,500 of the industry's brightest minds. Connecting with new faces will help you in your career.
  2. Get top-notch education: You can learn from over 130 presentations of the latest case studies and topic-focused technical sessions.
  3. Build business relationships: We have numerous networking and social opportunities so you can make connections with future clients or even connect with potential employers/employees.
  4. Stay credible: Earn Professional Development Hours (PDHs) by attending technical sessions.
  5. Stay ahead of the curve: Keep up-to-date in today's newest technologies in erosion and sediment control products and services at our two-day expo.
  6. Support a cause: Attending conference helps to show your support for IECA, which is a non-profit organization that provides education, resource information and business opportunities for professionals in the erosion and sediment control industry.

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Who Comes to Environmental Connection?

IECA's annual conference draws thousands of professionals in the erosion and sediment control industry from around the world each year, including:

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  • Contractors
  • Land Developers
  • Engineers
  • Utilities
  • Manufacturers
  • Contractors
  • Home Builders
  • Landscape Architects
  • Government Agencies
  • Academics

This conference had a great mix of technical sessions and a great concentration on stormwater, which is my main focus. This was one of the best networking opportunities of the year with some of the most well known names in the LID and stormwater industry. — Chris Estes, Estes Design Inc.

The IECA conference has an atmosphere that encourages networking. Conference goers can feel at ease in casual conversations with industry pioneers and leaders or in sharing their ideas at regional committee meetings. — Christine Williams with CC Myers, Inc.

It was a pleasure to be invited to attend EC 2014 as a student moderator and a thrill to have won the poster contest - a great memory! — Bill Trenouth, 2014 Student Moderator

The IECA EC 2015 conference was very well organized and was full of educational and networking opportunities. I really enjoyed my first EC conference experience and definitely plan to attend EC 2016 in San Antonio. Great job IECA!— Bill Robinson, Owner Stormwater Risk Management, LLC, 2015

Fantastic event as it has always been for the last 16 years that I have attended — Luiz Lucena - Deflor / Brazil, 2015

IECA is the Super Bowl of the Erosion Control Industry. It is a must attend venue for erosion control professionals. — Anonymous, 2015

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