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Onsite Wastewater Professionals of Illinois

2019 CONFERENCE AGENDA

MONDAY - JANUARY 28, 2019

12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Exhibitor Set Up 
Closed To Public


(Center Hall)

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Exhibitor Happy Hour – Exhibitors Only
(Free Beer & Soda)

Sponsored by:
Jet Inc.

(Center Hall)

TUESDAY - JANUARY 29, 2019

8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Registration 

(Lobby)

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Basic Portable Toilet Tech Training & Exam
Conducted by PSAI
Applicants must register with PSAI no later than January 14, 2019 – No Exceptions
Click on the PSAI link on the Links Menu.
OWPI registration is not required to attend the PSAI course.
Registration to the OWPI conference does not provide access to the PSAI course.

(Lobby)

8:00 am to 10:45 am
Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by:

Eljen Corp.
Ecological Tanks Inc.
Septic Solutions Inc.

Exhibits Open 8:00 am – 4:45 pm

(Center Hall)

9:00 am – 9:05 am

Introductions
Rick Maguire
Master of Ceremonies

OWPI Incoming President

 

(Ballroom B)

9:00 am – 11:30 am
OWPI Installers & Pumpers IDPH Exam Prep
2.5 CEU Installer, Pumper

Installer Exam Prep Instructor
Jane Johnson
LEHP
Pike County Health

Pumpers Exam Prep Instructor
Keith Durand
President
Durand Septic Service

(Cahokian Room)

9:05 am – 10:00 am
Session 1
Meth Lab Identification, Hazards & Precautions Related to On-Site Systems

1.0 CEU Installer, Pumper, Portable Toilet Tech & Regulators.

Troy Davis
Special Agent
Illinois State Police

 (Ballroom B)

10:00 am – 10:30 am
Break
Sponsored by:

Eljen Corp.
Ecological Tanks Inc.
Septic Solutions Inc.

(Center Hall)

10:30 am – 11:30 am
Session 2
Trench Safety & Confined Space Concerns  

1.0 CEU Installer, Pumper, Regulators

Tom Grey
President 
Grey & Associates

 (Ballroom B)

11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Lunch Provided
Sponsored by:

Illinois LICA
Jet Inc.
J&S Wastewater Systems Inc.


OWPI Award Presentations

(Ballroom C)

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Exhibitor Time

(Center Hall)

1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Illinois Dept. of Public Health – Installers & Pumpers License Exam

“Must Pre-Register with IDPH by December 29, 2018. No Exceptions”

Chad Moorman
Program Director
Illinois Dept. of Public Health

(Cahokian Room)

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Session 3
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act

1.0 CEU Installer, Pumper, Portable Toilet Tech., Regulator

Trooper Todd Padfield
Trooper Hobie Boyles
Illinois State Police

(Ballroom B)

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Session 4
High Strength Wastewater & Unique Wastewater Streams 
– 1.0 CEU – Installer, Pumper, Regulator

Dr. Randy Miles, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Emeritus
University of Missouri

 (Ballroom B)

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Break

Eljen Corp.
Ecological Tanks Inc.
Septic Solutions Inc.

(Center Hall)

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Session 5
High Strength Wastewater & Unique Wastewater Streams Cont. 

1.0 CEU – Installer, Pumper, Regulator

Dr. Randy Miles, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Emeritus
University of Missouri

 (Ballroom B)

4:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Adjourn – Exhibits Closed

(Ballroom B)

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
OWPI Board of Directors & General Membership Meeting

Everyone Is Encouraged To Attend

 (Ballroom B)

8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
OWPI Reception

Sponsored by: 

Consolidated Treatments Systems/Sybr-Aer Wastewater Technologies

Open Bar

(Porter’s Lobby Bar @ the Hilton Doubletree)

WEDNESDAY - JANUARY 30, 2019

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Registration


(Lobby)

8:00 am – 10:00 am
Continental Breakfast

Sponsored by:
Eljen Corp.
Ecological Tanks Inc.
Septic Solutions Inc.


Exhibits Open 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

(Center Hall)

9:00 am – 10:00 am
Session 6
A to Z – Aerobic Treatment Units and Media Filters

1.0 CEU – Installer, Pumper, Regulator

Allison Blodig
Wastewater Product Manager
Infiltrator Water Technologies

 (Ballroom B)

10:00 am – 10:30 am
Break

Sponsored by:

Eljen Corp.
Ecological Tanks Inc.
Septic Solutions Inc.

(Center Hall)

10:30 am – 11:30 am
Session 7 
Contractor Panel Discussion 

1.0 CEU – Installer, Pumper, Portable Toilet Tech., Regulator

Rick Maguire, President, Maguire Backhoe Co.
Jon Spencer, Operations Manager, Unique Concrete
Jeff Litwiller, Co-Owner, Litwiller Excavating
Curtis Cluckey, Area Sales Representative, Infiltrator Water Systems Inc.
Chris James, Vice President, James Backhoe Service

 (Ballroom B)

11:30 am – 12:45 pm
LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE AT SELECT RESTAURANTS
For a list of participating restaurants please refer to your conference packet

Attendance To Be Verified Upon Return

12:45 pm – 2:15 pm
Session 8
Basic Electrical Theory and Troubleshooting

1.5 CEU Installer, Pumper & Regulators

Mark McCollum
Regional Sales Manager Scientist
SJE-Rhombus

 (Ballroom B)

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Break

Sponsored by:
Eljen Corp.
Ecological Tanks Inc.
Septic Solutions Inc.

EXHIBITS CLOSE – 2:00 pm

(Center Hall)

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Session 9
NPDES Permit Update

0.5 CEU Installer,  Regulators

Jason Hewitt
Life Scientist
US Environmental Protection Agency

 (Ballroom B)

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Session 10
IDPH Program Updates

1.0 CEU Installer, Pumper, Portable Toilet Tech., Regulator

Chad Moorman
Private Sewage Program Manager
Illinois Dept. of Public Health

 (Ballroom B)

4:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Adjourn

Please complete your conference survey!!

Keep a copy of your signed CEU Certification Form for your records.

Thank you for your attendance, see you next year!

(Ballroom B)