Thursday, October 20, 2016
Lunch and snacks provided
Welcome and Housekeeping
Welcome from Springfield - Water, the Indispensable Resource
Welcome from Joplin - Working Together to Benefit the Region
Example Community: Lessons from Flint, Michigan
Panel: Learning from Flint and Other Considerations
Update: Tri-State Water Coalition and the SW MO Regional Water Commission
Update: State of Missouri Water Resource Planning
|1:45–2:15pm||Networking Break and Optional Tour of Darr Ag|
The Price vs Value of Water
The Cost of Water: Water Rates in Missouri
Spending Priorities: Innovations in Water Resource Management Using
Lessons from Research: Water and Climate, Recent Flood Trends in Ozark Rivers
Audience Participation –
Adjourn / Cash Bar and Appetizers
Friday, October 21, 2016
Breakfast, Lunch and snacks provided
|7:15am||Registration for day two; breakfast buffet|
Welcome from Missouri State University
Water Warrior Award and Career Achievement Recognition
Best Practices: Water and Agriculture at Journagan Ranch
Ozark Aquifer Groundwater Study
Serious Water Challenges Being Faced by Small and Large Missouri Communities
Example Community: Rockaway Beach, a 4 Month Turnaround After 15 Years of Failed Wastewater Compliance, and the Cooperation That Made it Happen
Panel: Communications Critical for Secure Water Future
Summation: Crystal Ball Panel of Municipalities
Wrap-up, Evaluation and Continuing Credits
- Participants should make their own hotel reservations, if needed. A block of rooms is reserved at Hilton Garden Inn, 4155 W. Nature Center Way, Spfd., MO 65804, (417) 875-8800.
- Elected officials and students may attend as our guests – please RSVP so we can plan for adequate food and seating.
- To register call (417) 836-8974. Cost is $125 for both days, $85 for Thursday only and $70 for Friday only.
- For information about sponsorships and sponsor discounts call (417) 836-8974.