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Thursday, October 17, 2019
Title Track Time Speaker Presentation
Benjamin Franklin: Swimming Your Way to Enlightenment Keynote 8:40 am–9:20 am
Health Effects of Disinfection Byproducts (DBP) & Strategies to Reduce Exposure Improving Water & Air Quality 10:00 am–10:50 am View Presentation
Better Indoor Air: MAHC as a Vehicle for Change; Air Quality Ad Hoc Committee Update MAHC 10:00 am–10:50 am
Software Approach to the Integration of Aquatic Facilities with Regulators New Industry Technology/Commercial 10:00 am–10:50 am View Presentation
Preventing Pool Chemical Injuries RWI Prevention 10:00 am–10:50 am View Presentation
The Preventable Adult Drowning Epidemic: A Call to Action with a Focus on Adult Drowning & Actions to Decrease Drowning Incidents Increasing Fun & Reducing Risk 10:00 am–10:50 am View Presentation
Outbreak of Gastrointestinal Illness Among Patrons and Employees of a Water Park Following a Backflow Prevention Error—Colorado, 2018 RWI Prevention 11:00 am–11:50 am View Presentation
AOP & UV: The Facts & Figures Behind Better Water Care New Industry Technology/Commercial 11:00 am–11:50 am
Filter Your Aquatic Venue Smarter for Safer & Cleaner Water Improving Water & Air Quality 11:00 am–11:50 am View Presentation
Safety Operations for Open Water Swimming Events Increasing Fun & Reducing Risk 11:00 am–11:50 am View Presentation
Roundtable: Is More Outside Air the Only Answer to Better IAQ? MAHC 11:00 am–11:50 am View Presentation
Crypto Here, Crypto There, Crypto, Crypto, Everywhere? RWI Prevention 1:30 pm–2:20 pm View Presentation
Understanding the NSF Listing for UV systems as a Water Conditioning Device New Industry Technology/Commercial 1:30 pm–2:20 pm
CMAHC Update: Leadership and other changes, Mini-MAHC’s, Committee work, CMAHC certification, MAHC Adoption and Influence on Aquatics MAHC 1:30 pm–2:20 pm View Presentation
Developing Effective HVAC Strategies to Limit Trichloramine Exposure in Indoor Aquatic Facilities Improving Water & Air Quality 1:30 pm–2:20 pm
Drowning in Lifeguarded Pools: Why Submerged Victims Go Unnoticed Increasing Fun & Reducing Risk 1:30 pm–2:20 pm
Burden and Direct Healthcare Cost of Waterborne Disease in the United States: Implications for Swimming and Aquatics Facilities RWI Prevention 3:00 pm–3:50 pm
Drowning Prevention Week: How Iowa Is Using Media, Educational Activities, and Drowning Increasing Fun & Reducing Risk 3:00 pm–3:50 pm View Presentation
CMAHC Conference 2020 Listening Post: Plans for 2020 CMAHC Conference, Change Request (CR) process changes, submitted CR summary, New CR ideas and suggestions MAHC 3:00 pm–3:50 pm
Digital Documentation: Moving Record-Keeping to the Cloud New Industry Technology/Commercial 3:00 pm–3:50 pm View Presentation
The Road to "Better Than 90% Treatment Efficacy" Improving Water & Air Quality 3:00 pm–3:50 pm
The Benefits of Ultra Fine Bubbles for Aquatic Facilities New Industry Technology/Commercial 4:00 pm–4:50 pm
Assessing the Impact of Cyanuric Acid on Bather's Risk of Gastrointestinal Illness at Swimming Pools MAHC 4:00 pm–4:50 pm View Presentation
The Impact of DBP & Combined Chlorine on Air & Water Quality Improving Water & Air Quality 4:00 pm–4:50 pm View Presentation
How Music Enhances Children's Engagement While Learning to Swim Increasing Fun & Reducing Risk 4:00 pm–4:50 pm
Another Novel Aquatic Venue: Should It Be Addressed in The Pool Code? RWI Prevention 4:00 pm–4:50 pm
Friday, October 18, 2019
Title Track Time Speaker Presentation
Stop Being A Leader. Start Being THE Leader. Keynote 8:30 am–9:30 am
Effects of Cyanuric Acid on Swimming Pool Plaster Disinfection & Sanitation 10:00 am–10:50 am View Presentation
Deeper Dive with Ryan Avery Professional Development 10:00 am–10:50 am
Use of Waterproof Dressings in Aquatic Settings Increasing Fun & Reducing Risk 10:00 am–10:50 am View Presentation
Local Lifeguard Association Success Facility Management & Design 10:00 am–10:50 am View Presentation
Bridging the Gap Between Industry & Government Relations Regulations & Standards 10:00 am–10:50 pm View Presentation
The Main Attraction: Transforming Public Pools with the Waterpark Model Facility Management & Design 11:00 am–11:50 am
The Future of Disinfection Disinfection & Sanitation 11:00 am–11:50 am View Presentation
Distracted Lifeguards: Reducing Distractions to Improve Lifeguard Readiness Increasing Fun & Reducing Risk 11:00 am–11:50 am
Deeper Dive with Ryan Avery Professional Development 11:00 am–11:50 am
What’s New, What’s Different with the Updated APSP 16 Regulations & Standards 11:00 am–11:50 pm
Designing for Operational Success: Health and Safety are #1 Facility Management & Design 1:30 pm–2:20 pm
Stabilized Sanitizer Alternatives Disinfection & Sanitation 1:30 pm–2:20 pm View Presentation
Charting Your Course to Success Professional Development 1:30 pm–2:20 pm View Presentation
Shark Attack: How to Take a Bite out of Your Community (by Creating Your Own Summer Swim League) Increasing Fun & Reducing Risk 1:30 pm–2:20 pm View Presentation
New Federal Pool Pump Regulations: How It May Impact Your Business Regulations & Standards 1:30 pm–2:20 pm View Presentation
Transforming Aquatic Centers into a Community’s Third Space Facility Management & Design 2:30 pm–3:20 pm View Presentation
Preventing Accidental Chlorine Gas Exposures at Aquatic Facilities Professional Development 2:30 pm–3:20 pm
Secondary & Supplemental Sanitation: The Adoption Dilemma Disinfection & Sanitation 2:30 pm–3:20 pm
Land vs. Aquatic Strength Training Increasing Fun & Reducing Risk 2:30 pm–3:20 pm View Presentation
Swiftly Moving: Float Tank Standards and Regulations Regulations & Standards 2:30 pm–3:20 pm View Presentation

Speakers

WAHC Speaker Vince Hill
Chief of Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
WAHC SpeakerVance D. Fiegel
Co-Founder & Chief Scientific Officer, Creative Water Solutions
WAHC Speaker Tori Burket
Waterborne Disease Epidemiologist & Legionella Coordinator, Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
WAHC Speaker Tom Schaefer
Technical Sales, Clear Comfort
WAHC Speaker Terry Arko
Recreation Water Specialist, NC Brands L.P. / Natural Chemistry / SeaKlear
WAHC Speaker Sung Choe
Technical Operations Manager, NSF International
WAHC Speaker Sue Hopper
Mechanical Engineer, Michigan State University
WAHC Speaker Scott Petty
Global Product Manager: Pumps at Hayward Pool Products
WAHC Speaker Ryan Avery
Keynote Speaker, AveryToday, Inc.
WAHC Speaker Richard Falk
Member of the CYA Ad-Hoc Committee of the CMAHC
Actor & Historian, Mitchel Kramer Tours, Inc.
WAHC Speaker Mindy Uhle
Executive Officer II, Iowa Department of Public Health
WAHC Speaker Mike Fowler
Commercial Marketing & Sales Manager, Pentair
WAHC Speaker Michele Hlavsa
Chief, Healthy Swimming Program
WAHC Speaker Michael Geyer
President, Exceptional Water Systems & Pure Vision Technologies
WAHC Speaker Michael Beach
Associate Director for Healthy Water, Center for Disease Control & Prevention
WAHC Speaker Matt Freeby
Regional Director of Project Development, Water Technology, Inc.
Speaker Mary Wykle
Educator, MW Associates
WAHC Speaker Maria Bella
President, Professional Pool Solutions, LLC
WAHC Speaker Linda Brown
President, X-Spurt Evaluation
WAHC Speaker Kirk Mitchell
President/Owner, Kirk Mitchell & Associates, LLC
WAHC Speaker Kevin Post
Principal & Studio Director, Counsilman-Hunsaker
WAHC Speaker Kevin Boyer
American Chemistry Council Task Force
WAHC Speaker Kenneth Gregory
Compliance & Safety Manager, Aquatic System, Pentair Water Quality Systems
WAHC Speaker Karllee Barton
Product Safety & Government Affairs Chemist, Innovative Water Care
WAHC Speaker Kari Hemund
Aquatics Specialist, US Marine Corps
WAHC Speaker Joseph Seidl
Vice President, Peter Basso Associates
President & CEO, Periodic Products
WAHC Speaker John Watt
Product Development Specialist, Pentair
WAHC Speaker John Kelly
Environmental Engineer, lowa Department of Public Health
WAHC Speaker Joe Laco
Environmental Health Officer, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Director of Product Management and Customer Programs, Taylor Technologies, Inc.
WAHC Speaker Jodi Jensen
Assistant Professor & Director of Aquatics, Hampton University
Director of Government Affairs for the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance
WAHC Speaker Jeff Farlow
Program Manager of Energy Initatives, Pentair Aquatic Systems
Principal, Novus Environmental, Inc.
WAHC Speaker James Egan
Vice President of Research & Development, LaMotte Company
WAHC Speaker James Amburgey
Associate Professor, UNC Charlotte
WAHC Speaker Harry Miliken
Ventilation Committee of the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC)
WAHC Speakers Graham Talley and Ashkahn Jahromi
Owners, Float On
WAHC Speaker Gerhard Weiss
CEO, WAPOTEC GmbH
WAHC Speaker Forest Montgomery
NW Environmental Health Manager, Arkansas Dept. of Health
WAHC Speaker Ernest Blatchley III
Professor, Purdue University
WAHC Speaker Emily Dunlap
PT, Owner, Aquatic Therapy Pro
WAHC Speaker Ellen Meyer
Product Safety & Government Affairs Manager, Innovative Water Care
WAHC Speaker Douglass Whiteaker
President and Principal, Water Technology, Inc.
WAHC Speaker Doug Sackett
Director, Model Aquatic Health Code
WAHC Speaker Cory Butcher
Waterpark Specialist, Neuman Group
WAHC Speaker Chris Larmore
CEO, Red Cedar Agency and LowerHomeTaxes.com
WAHC Speaker Chelsea Setevens
Environmental Specialist, Iowa Department of Public Health
WAHC Speaker Bridget McKinney
President, P-SWAP Mentorship & Swim Organization, Inc.
WAHC Speaker Adam Nelsen
Aquatics Director, City of Benton
Monday, October 14, 2019
Title Time Location Session Note
Instructor School Breakfast 7:00 am–8:00 am Tidewater ABC Closed event for Instructors only. Pre-registration required.
Instructor School 8:00 am–5:00 pm Tidewater ABC Closed event for Instructors only. Pre-registration required.
Instructor School Lunch 12:30 pm–1:30 pm Tidewater D Closed event for Instructors only. Pre-registration required
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Title Time Location Session Note
Instructor School Breakfast 7:30 am–9:00 am Tidewater ABC Closed event for Instructors only. Pre-registration required.
Instructor School 8:00 am–5:00 pm Tidewater ABC Closed event for Instructors only. Pre-registration required.
CPO® Certification Course 8:00 am–5:00 pm Constitution Room Pre-registration required.
Instructor School Lunch 12:30 pm–1:30 pm Tidewater D Closed event for Instructors only. Pre-registration required.
Recreational Water Quality Council Meeting 1:00 pm–5:00 pm Allegheny AB Closed event for council members only.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Title Time Location Session Note
Instructor School Breakfast 7:00 am–8:00 am Tidewater ABC Closed event for Instructors only. Pre-registration required.
WAHC Registration Open 7:30 am–6:00 pm Conference Center Lobby
Instructor School 8:00 am–12:00 pm Tidewater ABC Closed event for Instructors only. Pre-registration required.
Recreational Water Quality Council Meeting 8:00 am–12:00 pm Allegheny AB Closed event to committee members only.
CPO® Certification Course 8:00 am–5:00 pm Patriot Room Pre-registration required.
Insider’s Tour 9:00 am–2:00 pm 3 Off-site Pool Locations Ticketed event. Pre-registration required.
Environmental Health Leader's Symposium 10:00 am–2:00 pm Piedmont Closed event to EH officials only. Pre-registration required.
CYA Discussion 2:00 pm–5:00 pm Allegheny AB Due to limited seating, please contact Susan Hilaski shilaski@phta.org for attendance.
Instructor Update Meeting 3:00 pm–5:00 pm Virginia Rooms DEF Closed event for Instructors only.
Welcome Reception 6:30 pm–9:00 pm Rockefeller Complex The Rockefeller Complex is located across the street from the hotel.
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Title Time Location Session Note
Continental Breakfast 7:30 am–8:30 am Virginia Foyer
WAHC Registration Open 7:00 am–5:30 pm Conference Center Lobby
Speaker’s Breakfast 7:15 am–8:15 am Colony Room AB Pre-registration required.
Keynote: Mitchell Kramer as Benjamin Franklin 8:30 am–9:30 am Virginia Rooms DEF
Refreshment Break 9:30 am–10:00 am Virginia Foyer
Seminars 10:00 am–12:00 pm Virginia Rooms and Piedmont Rooms
Buffet Lunch 12:00 pm–1:30 pm Virginia Lawn
Seminars 1:30 pm–3:20 pm Virginia Rooms and Piedmont Rooms
Refreshment Break 2:30 pm–3:00 pm Virginia Foyer
Seminars 3:00 pm–5:00 pm Virginia Rooms and Piedmont Rooms
Friday, October 18, 2019
Title Time Location Session Note
WAHC Registration Open 7:00 am–4:00 pm Conference Center Lobby
Continental Breakfast 7:30 am–8:30 am Virginia Foyer
Keynote: Ryan Avery 8:30 am–9:30 am Virginia Rooms DEF
Refreshment Break 9:30 am–10:00 am Virginia Foyer
Seminars 10:00 am–12:00 pm Virginia Rooms and Piedmont Rooms
Buffet Lunch 12:00 pm–1:30 pm Colony Room
Seminars 1:30 pm–3:20 pm Virginia Rooms and Piedmont Rooms
Closing Reception 3:20 pm–4:30 pm Virginia Lawn
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Title Time Location Session Note
Build A Pool Breakfast 7:00 am–8:00 am Tidewater AB Pre-registration required.
Build-A-Pool Conference 8:00 am–5:00 pm Tidewater AB Pre-registration required.
Water Safety USA Meeting 8:00 am–5:00 pm Allegheny Room A Closed event to members.
Colonial Williamsburg Tour 10:00 am–1:00 pm Pre-registration required.
Build A Pool Lunch 11:30 am–1:00 pm Tidewater CD Pre-registration required.
Sunday, October 20, 2019
Title Time Location Session Note
Build A Pool Breakfast 7:00 am–8:00 am Tidewater AB Pre-registration required.
Build-A-Pool Conference 8:00 am–5:00 pm Tidewater AB Pre-registration required.
Build A Pool Lunch 11:30 am–1:00 pm Tidewater CD Pre-registration required.

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