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WATER TRENDS PROGRAMSRally the Troops: Implementing Successful SustainableGroundwater Management through ACWA’sFramework and Policy PrinciplesWednesday, December 2, 200910-11:45 a.m.Diversifying Local Supply: DesalinationWednesday, December 2, 20092:30-3:45 p.m.Reaching Our Goals: Case Studies in SuccessfulCo-Equal ProjectsThursday, December 3, 200910-11:30 a.m.Modeling Re-Operation of the State Water System:New Insights and IdeasThursday, December 3, 20092:30-3:45 p.m.ENERGY PROGRAMSCreating Business Opportunities From theWater-Energy NexusWednesday, December 2, 20092:30-3:45 p.m.Developing Mitigation and Adaptation Strategiesto Address Climate ChangeThursday, December 3, 200910-11:30 a.m.All conference programsare subject to change.FORUMS & TOWN HALLSTATEWIDE ISSUE FORUMSWill a Conservation Plan Make the Difference?Wednesday, December 2, 200910-11:45 a.m.The Bay-Delta Conservation Plan will be discussedby a panel of experts representing agricultural,urban and environmental viewpoints.What Does Business Need in a Water PackageThursday, December 3, 200910-11:30 a.m.California’s business interests are key stakeholdersin any water plan. What do they need to keepCalifonria’s economy on track?TOWN HALL MEETINGDelta Counties Speak OutWednesday, December 2, 20092:30-3:45 p.m.Representatives from counties most affected byissues in the Delta will discuss their perspectiveson the situation during this town hall discussion.WATER FORUMWater Shortages Take Their Toll: BringingEconomic Stability to the San Joaquin Valley andElsewhereThursday, December 3, 20092:30-3:45 p.m.www.acwa.com5


2:30-3:45 p.m.• Attorneys Program• Energy Program• Exhibitor Technical Presentations• Finance Program• Human Resources Program• Local Government CommitteeProgram• Town Hall Meeting• Water Trends Program2:30-4:45 p.m.• Ethics Training4-5 p.m.• Region 1 Business Meeting• Region 2 Business Meeting• Region 3 Business Meeting• Region 4 Business Meeting• Region 5 Business Meeting4-6 p.m.• Legal Affairs Committee5-7 p.m.• CH2M Hill Hosted ReceptionThursday, December 37:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.• Exhibit Hall7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.• Registration8-9:15 a.m.• Networking ContinentalBreakfast9:45 a.m.-Noon• Ethics Training10-11:30 a.m.• Attorneys Program• Energy Committee Program• Exhibitor Technical Presentations• Finance Program• Region Forum• Statewide Issue Forum• Water Trends Program11:45 a.m.-Noon• Prize Drawing in the Exhibit Hall12:15-2:15 p.m.• General Session & Luncheon2:15-2:30 p.m.• Dessert Break sponsoredby Krieger & Stewart,Incorporated, ConsultingEngineers2:30-3:45 p.m.• Attorneys Program• Commissioner’s Forum• Exhibitor TechnicalPresentations• Finance Program• Water Forum• Water Trends Program4-5 p.m.• Anadromous Species Task Force• Region 6 Business Meeting• Region 7 Business Meeting• Region 8 Business Meeting• Region 9 Business Meeting• Region 10 Business Meeting6-7 p.m.• Outreach Reception7-10 p.m.• Dinner and EntertainmentFriday, December 48-9:30 a.m.• Registration8:30-10 a.m.• Hans Doe Forum Breakfastsponsored by AECOMCALIFORNIAWATER SOLUTIONSitUN EACWA’s 2009 FALL CONFERENCE & EXHIBITIONMakeOTHER EVENTSMonday, November 301-6 p.m.• Water Education FoundationBoard of DirectorsTuesday, December 18 a.m.• ACWA/MWH Golf TournamentWednesday, December 24:30-7:30 p.m.• Colorado River Board ofCaliforniaThursday, December 36:45-8:15 a.m.• San Joaquin ValleyAgricultural Water CommitteeACWA guarantees satisfactionwith all of its programs & events.All conferenceprograms aresubject to change.DECEMBER 1-4SAN DIEGOtoHappenwww.acwa.com7


itEXHIBIT HALLINFORMATIONExhibit Hall Features:Tuesday, Dec. 15 - 6:30 p.m.Welcome ReceptionWednesday, Dec. 27:30 - 9 a.m.Coffee service2 - 2:30 p.m.Ice cream breakCash & prize drawingsThursday, Dec. 37:30 - 9 a.m.Coffee service11:45 a.m. - NoonCash & prize drawingsWelcome Reception Kicks Off ConferenceA welcome reception will be hosted in the exhibit hall onTuesday, December 1, from 5 - 6:30 p.m.Enjoy an evening with 130 vendorsfrom around the United States andabroad as they welcome ACWAconference attendees to anothergreat conference.The ACWA Exhibit Hall will be openagain on Wednesday, 8 a.m.-Noonand 1:30-5 p.m., and Thursday,7:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.ACWA’s popular exhibit hall isopen to all registered conferencedelegates. It will be locatedin the Town & Country’s newlyconstructed 41,000-square-footGrand Hall.Don’t miss this opportunity to meetwith vendors who might havethe perfect solutions that yourorganization needs to meet thechallenges ahead.When you visit an ACWA tradeshow, you can expect to makeconnections with the followingtypes of businesses:• Accountants• Attorneys/Law Firms• Banks/Financial Advisors/Investment Bankers• Computer Service Companies• Construction, Design andPlanning Consultants• Energy Consultants andSuppliers• Engineering Firms• Environmental Consultants• Government Organizations• Insurance Brokers• Lobby Groups• Management Consultants• Product Dealers/Distributors/Manufacturers• Public Relations Consultants• And more!Several exhibitors are once againsponsoring a variety of refreshmentsfor your enjoyment in the exhibithall:• Morning coffee serviceprovided by Alliant InsuranceServices, Inc.• Ice cream break onWednesday, providedby Krieger and Stewart,Incorporated, EngineeringConsultants.8 ACWA Fall Conference & Exhibition News, August 2009


itHOTELINFORMATION2009 ACWA Fall Conference Preregistration Deadline: November 6, 2009How to Secure Your Hotel Reservations• Individuals must be registered for the ACWAconference in order to receive hotel reservationinformation.• Registrants will receive the hotel reservationinformation via email confirmation. All otherregistrants, depending on when they registerfor the conference, will receive the informationwithin 10 business days after their conferenceregistration has been processed.• Hotel reservation information will be sentvia e-mail. We regret that ACWA cannot faxthis information.• Hotel reservations will be verified againstthe ACWA conference registration list.• Any reservation made outside of this housingpolicy will be subject to the hotels’ regularroom rate and availability.Thank you in advance for your cooperation!Continuing Education andTraining OpportunitiesMany of ACWA’s program sessions qualify for credit for professional careerdevelopment. This conference will offer continuing education credit toCertified Public Accountants, attorneys and legal professionals, humanresource administrators, and water treatment and distribution operators.There will also be three opportunities to receive water agency official ethicstraining. Public officials in office must receive this training every two years (24months). See pages 6 - 7 for ethics training times.Board members and managers can attend JPIA’s course on sexualharassment prevention training as mandated by AB 1825. This course takesplace Tuesday, December 1 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. See page 3 for moreinformation.All programs offered during ACWA’s 2009 Fall Conference & Exhibitionare valid for SDLF’s Special District Administrator Certification Program. Forinformation on the certification program, please visit: www.sdlf.org.For more information about ACWA’s continuing education programs orethics training, contact Lori Doucette at (916) 441-4545 or lorid@acwa.com.www.acwa.com9


REGISTRATIONINFORMATIONRegistration Hours:Tuesday, Dec. 18 a.m. - 6 p.m.Wednesday, Dec. 27:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.Thursday, Dec. 37:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.Friday, Dec. 48 - 9:30 a.m.WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR ADVANTAGE PRICING?The following people are eligible for ACWA Advantagepricing:• Any ACWA member organization’s officers/ directors.Any employee on an ACWA public agency member,affiliate or associate organization’s payroll.• Any ACWA board member whose fee is paid for by amember agency.• Any state or federal administrative or legislativepersonnel in elective, appointive or staffing positions.• Staff of ACWA/JPIA, Water Education Foundation andCalifornia Water Awareness Campaign.• Any individual or honorary life member.If you are interested in learning more about becoming apart of ACWA, contact Lori Doucette at (916) 441-4545 orlorid@acwa.com.SAVE MONEY WITH A PACKAGE REGISTRATIONPackage registration is available to ACWA public agencyand individual members, affiliates and associates only.By taking advantage of this special deal, you will save$110 over registering for each option separately. Thesame registration and meal combination will cost youan additional $153 if you wait to purchase this on site.Package registration includes Tuesday night’s openingreception, your registration fee for the entire conference,and one ticket to all meals (3 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 1dinner). The package is only available until November 6.REGISTRATION DEADLINEThe registration deadline is November 6. After that date,you must register on site. Registration may be paid with acheck or charged on your Visa or MasterCard.NEW!! ONLINE REGISTRATION PROCESSRegister today using the new online registration processat: www.acwa.com. Online registration is available untilNovember 6. If you have questions, please contactACWA’s Meetings & Membership Dept. at (916) 441-4545.ityou do not receive a cancellation confirmation, pleaseCHANGES & CANCELLATIONSRegistrations can be changed or cancelled online byre-accessing your original registration or you can emailus at elliem@acwa.com. Cancellations must be receivedprior to November 6 in order to receive a refund, lessa $50 handling fee. Upon receipt of the cancellation,you will receive an email confirming the cancellation. Ifcontact ACWA at (916) 441-4545. Otherwise, you will beresponsible for remaining monies due. Cancellations afterNovember 6 will not be refunded.SUBSTITUTIONSSubstitutions from the same organization are accepted.Substitution requests should be submitted to elliem@acwa.com. Please notify ACWA of substitutions by November 6,2009. After that date, they will need to be handled on site.REFUNDS & CREDITS• Handling fee of $50 will be applied on all registrationrefunds and credit vouchers.• No refunds given on spouse/companion registrationfee.• No cash registration fee refunds after October 30.• Credit vouchers (less the $50 handling fee) will beissued October 31 - November 6.• Meals will be refunded until 4:30 p.m., November 6.• There will be no refund transactions made during theconference.• NO REFUNDS AFTER NOVEMBER 6.NAME BADGESName badges must be worn to attend all conferenceevents. Badges may be checked at the doors. Informationfor the badges will be taken directly from onlineregistration submissions and conference preregistrationforms. Therefore, it is vital that complete, accurate andlegible information be submitted. Deadline for registrationis November 6. Badges will be available only for thosewho register for the conference.Name badge support is sponsored byBartle Wells Associates.Note: If you have a disability that may requireaccommodation to assure your full participation, pleasecontact Ellie Meek of the ACWA staff to discuss yourneeds.10 ACWA Fall Conference & Exhibition News, August 2009


ACWA’s 2009 Fall Conference & Exhibition PreregistrationTown & Country Resort and Convention Center • December 1-4, 2009ONLINE REGISTRATION NOW AVAILABLE: WWW.ACWA.COMPREREGISTRATION DEADLINE IS NOVEMBER 6, 2009.Those received after November 6 will be returned, regardless of postmark. Deadline to cancel and receiverefund voucher is November 6. There is a $50 handling fee on all cancellations prior to this date.Fill in Completely - Please Print/Type Clearly* Required Fields (If bringing a guest, guest’s name and e-mail address are required as well.)OFFICE USE ONLY - FC09 - 1EPKGBTDATA* Name on Badge to Read Spouse/Guest ($35 fee if attending)* Title* Organization* Address* City * State * Zip* Phone: ( )* Attendee E-mail:* Confirmation E-mail:FAX: ( )If registering on someone’s behalf, please be sure to include YOUR e-mailaddress here and a copy of the confirmation email will be sent to you.Guest E-mail (MUST be different from attendee’s e-mail)Credit Card Payment InformationPlease charge my fee to my credit card:Credit Card Number:Exp. Date: Amount: $Cardholder’s Name (as seen on card):Please print clearly.Signature:Preregistration PACKAGE – For ACWA public agency members, affiliates & associates only(Includes registration and all meals. Does not include spouse registration.) (20) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $625$PreregistrationOn SiteAmountConference Registration (21) * Eligible for Advantage pricing? See page 10.(Meals not included)Advantage* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Standard* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Spouse/Companion (Non-refundable) (22) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$465$695$35($490)($720)($45)$$$Daily Conference Registration Preregistration On Site Amount(Meals not included) (Advantage) (Standard) (Advantage) (Standard)Tues., Dec. 1/Wed., Dec. 2 (23) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $250 $375 $275 $400 $Thurs., Dec. 3/Fri., Dec. 4 (24) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $250 $375 $275 $400 $MEAL FUNCTIONSQuantityPreregistrationOn SiteAmountWednesday, December 2Opening Breakfast (30) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Luncheon (31) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$40$45($42)($47)$$Thursday, December 3Networking Continental Breakfast (35) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Luncheon (32) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dinner (33) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$25$45$75($30)($47)($80)$$$Friday, December 4Hans Doe Forum Breakfast, sponsored by AECOM (34) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$40($42)$Ethics Training Registration (Choose ONE - No additional fee required if registered for conference.) TOTAL $Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2-4:15 p.m. (50) Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2:30-4:45 p.m. (51) Thursday, Dec. 3, 9:45 a.m.-Noon (52)Make checks payable to ACWA, and send to: ACWA, P.O. Box 2408, Sacramento, CA 95812-2408.FAX (916) 325-2316. Do not fax AND mail this form.Questions? Contact ACWA at (916) 441-4545, toll free (888) 666-2292, or e-mail: events@acwa.com.www.acwa.com11


CALIFORNIAWATER SOLUTIONSitUN EACWA’s 2009 FALL CONFERENCE & EXHIBITIONMakeDECEMBER 1-4SAN DIEGOtoHappen+ Printed on Recycled Paper910 K Street, Suite 100, Sacramento, CA 95814-3577REGISTER ONLINEwww.acwa.com

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