24th Annual Mid-Atlantic Chapter Conference, Workshop  & Trade Show

When:
September 19, 2017 – September 21, 2017 all-day
2017-09-19T00:00:00+00:00
2017-09-22T00:00:00+00:00
Where:
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Richmond, VA
1021 Koger Center Blvd
Richmond, VA 23235
USA
Contact:
MAC-IECA
717-576-0891

“Rolling Along in River City”

September 19th – 21st, 2017

Double Tree by Hilton Hotel – Midlothian – Richmond, VA

The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association will be holding it’s 24th Annual Environmental Conference, Workshop & Tradeshow in Richmond, VA from September 19th-21st.  This conference will focus on the four IECA Education Tracks of erosion and sediment control, stormwater management, MS4’s and surface water restoration.

TECHNICAL SESSION AGENDA

Professional Development Hours will be provided for all technical sessions.

Civil 3D Core Skills Training NEW this year!

The MAC is offering a Civil 3D Core Skills Training course on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. This class will focus on practical applications of AutoCAD® Civil 3D®, with an emphasis on the surface, alignment and profile tools that are most useful for professionals in erosion control and stream restoration. The course and the instructors are being presented by CivilTraining, LLC which is a part of Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc. This training will provide Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) and Professional Development Hours (PDH’s). Space is limited for this class, so the first 30 registrants will be guaranteed a seat in this class. Register here for this training.

VDOT ESCCC Certification Class

The MAC is offering the VDOT ESCCC Certification Class at this year’s conference. The Class is sponsored by the Richmond Area Municipal Contractors Association (RAMCA). Register here for this training. Click here if you need accommodations to attend this class or please scroll down to the Accomadations section for more info on the DoubleTree conference room rates. Space is limited to the first 15 registrants, please sign up early. If you need additional information regarding this class, please contact Vanessa Patterson, Executive Director of the RAMCA at (804) 346-0522 or via email at vanessa.patterson@ramca.info

2017 Annual MAC Golf  Tournament

The 2017 Annual MAC Golf Tournament will be held at Magnolia Greens Golf Club on September 19th. Start time is 10AM. This year’s tournament will commence on Tuesday September 19th at 10:00 am set as the first tee time. The cost will be $70.00 per player and includes greens fee, ½ cart and box lunch. We will be playing at the Magnolia Green Golf Club located at 17301 Memorial Tournament Dr., Moseley, VA 23120. For more information, please contact Rob Lawson at (804) 901-3412 or via email at rlawson5@comcast.net. Click Here for more information.

CPESC, CPSWQ, CESSWI or CPMSM Review Courses and Exams

To be eligible to take the CPESC, CPSWQ, CESSWI or CPMSM exams, you must submit an application for review and approval by the EnviroCert International Application
Review Committee. Advanced registration for the review classes and exams will be through EnviroCert International, Inc. For certification information and application, please visit www.envirocertintl.org. For additional information please contact Melissa Parry at EnviroCert International, Inc. (828-655-1600, Ext.133). The review courses for each of the exams will be held on
Thursday, September 21, 2017 with the exams being administered on Friday, September 22, 2017. CUT-OFF DATE FOR REGISTRATION IS SEPTEMBER 11, 2017.

Click here for Conference Registration, Exhibitor Registration, Session Scheduling and Sponsorship

Paying by credit card can be done on line through PayPal. All major credit cards are accepted. If you would like to pay by check, please complete the on line registration and check the Pay by Check Box before hitting the submit button. Please make the check out to MAC/IECA and mail to the following address:

West Virginia Conservation Agency
Watershed Resource Center
1900 Kanawha Blvd., E
Charleston, WV 25305-0193
ATTN: Jami Thompson

If you have any questions regarding registration, please contact Charles Riling at (304)-558-9761 or via email at Charlie.R.Riling@wv.gov

Exhibitor Information 
Exhibitors must fill out the Exhibitors Registration Form. Exhibit space is limited to a 10’ X 10’ area. Don’t forget to check the box on the Exhibitors Registration Form if you need electricity.

Exhibit Hall Hours
Tuesday, Sept. 19th: Exhibitor’s Set-up 8 am till 5 pm
Tuesday, Sept. 19th: Contractor’s Social 5:30 pm till 8 pm Free to Contractors! Come enjoy FREE food and drink compliments of the MAC IECA!
Wednesday, Sept. 20th: 7:30 am till 9:00 am, 10:30 am till 12:00 pm, 3:00 pm till 3:30 pm
Exhibitors Reception 5:00 pm till 7:00 pm, Featuring Singer-Songwriter, Dan Fisk!
Thursday, Sept. 21st: 7:00 am till 8:00 am, 9:30 am till 2:00 pam

As Exhibitors, we ask that you be available at your booths during the times listed above.
All times not listed are class room hours and we ask that you please attend one of our
instructional sessions.

The MAC is offering full day classes on Thursday Sept 21, 2017. We would ask that
Exhibitors maintain their booths until 2 pm to allow the participants in these classes
to have an opportunity to tour the Exhibit Hall.
If you have questions, please contact Jason Beeler at (703) 679-5600 or via email at
jbeeler@wetlandstudies.com

Accomodations
Rooms are available at the:

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel-Midlothian
1021 Koger Center Boulevard
Richmond VA
Phones: (804) 379-3800

Room Rates (per night):
Single Occupancy: $119.00 + Applicable Taxes (Currently 13.3%)
Double Occupancy: $119.00 + Applicable Taxes (Currently 13.3%)

To receive the above room rates, you must make your reservation by August 28,
2017 (Please note this date will not be extended – so register early). In addition, when
calling the hotel at the above number, you must use the group code  MAC” to receive
the discounted rate. There is complimentary parking on site and Wi-Fi in all the
sleeping rooms. Check in time is 3:00 pm with a 12:00 pm check out time. The
DoubleTree by Hilton has set up a special website for folks attending the Conference
to go on-line and make your room reservations. Click here for online room reservation.