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

September 19, 2017 – September 21, 2017 all-day
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Richmond, VA
1021 Koger Center Blvd
Richmond, VA 23235

“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.


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.

EnviroCert Review Courses and Exams – CPESC, CPSWQ, CESSWI, CPMSM and CPISM 

EnviroCert International, Inc. (ECI) is the national leader in field of stormwater and environmental professional certification.  ECI has been providing these Professional Certifications for over 30 years.   ECI’s purposes is to ensure that professionals have demonstrated a depth and bread of knowledge, based on national standard to preserve life, health, and property.

ECI offers five (5) professional certification programs to ensure the highest quality of practice in the environmental field.  ECI Professionals are distinguished in all 50 states and over 20 countries as leading experts in their respective fields.  ECI offers the following professional certifications:  Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC)Stormwater Inspections (CESSWI), Stormwater Quality (CPSWQ)Certified Professional in Municipal Stormwater Management (CPMSM), and Industrial Stormwater Management (CPISM).

EnviroCert will be offering General Principle Reviews and Exams at the 2017 MAC-IECA Conference. Advanced Registration is required for both and an approved application is required to take the exam. This application must be submitted thirty (30) days in advance to allow time for review and approval.

Registrations for review and/or exams are available from our web calendar here http://booking.envirocertintl.org/ . For certification information, please visit www.envirocert.org , call (828-655-1600), or email courses@envirocert.org.

The Reviews will be held on Thursday, September 21, 2017 with the Exams being administered on Friday, September 22, 2017. The last day to sign up 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

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.