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October 2018
22, 23, (1/2 of 24) NOWRA Mega Conference
Minneapolis, MN

October 22, 23, (1/2 of 24), 2018

4 CEUs per day for attending the presentations October 22 and 23 for Cl-I, II, III & IV Licensees

Events scheduled for October 24th have been assigned CEUs for Cl-I, II, III & IV Licensees as follows:
  • 8 AM – 2 PM – Field Trip 1 – Reuse Tour = 3 CEUs
  • 8 AM – 5 PM – Field Trip 2 – Large Onsite Systems/Concrete Tank Mfg. Tour = 4 CEUs
  • 8 AM – 5 PM – Field Trip 3 – U Minnesota Keys to Successful Design = 4 CEUs

1 CEU for attending both sessions below (10/24/18):
  • 8:30 AM – 10 AM – US EPA - Growing Decentralized Wastewater Workforce - Focus on Tech. Pros (Contractors, Service Providers, etc.)
  • 10:30 AM – Noon – Growing the Decentralized Wastewater Workforce, Part 2 - Focus on Degreed Pros (Engineers, Soil Scientists, etc.)

Licensees are responsible for obtaining documentation of attendance at sessions attended for submission with Renewal Application Forms on which this event will be listed with CEUs obtained.
Click HERE for details, including registration and hotel information.
July 2018
7 An Orientation to the Floodplain Management Field in Rhode Island

July 17, 2018
4:30 pm-6:00 pm

RIDEM, 235 Promenade Street, Providence, RI
Room 300
1 CEU for Cl-I, II, III & IV Licenses

This free workshop will include:
  • An introduction to RIFMA: its purpose, structure and function in RI.
  • Representatives from federal, state, municipal, private and non-profit sectors who will discuss their career paths and current floodplain management projects.
  • Floodplain management activities in RI, including an overview of the different organizations and agencies involved.
  • The Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) program: what is it and what are the benefits of becoming a CFM?

For additional information email Rhode Island Flood Mitigation Association at
Register at
May 2018
7 Enhancing Stormwater Resilience in the Built Environment

May 7, 2018

Sheraton Hotel, Portsmouth, NH
4 CEUs for Cl-I, II, III & IV Licenses

Program and Registration here.
April 2018
25 & 26 29th Annual Nonpoint Source Pollution Conference

April 25-26, 2018

The Queensbury Hotel, Glens Falls, New York
Up to 8 CEUs for Cl-I, II, III & IV Licenses:
  • Day 1 - 4 CEUs
  • Day 2 – Morning’s presentations 2 CEUs
  • Day 2 – Afternoon Field Trip 2 CEUs

Draft agenda and Registration here.
5 RI Flood Mitigation Association (RIFMA) Conference

April 5, 2018 - 8:00am to 4:30pm

Fidelity Investments, Smithfield, RI
3 CEUs for Cl-I, II, III & IV Licenses

Draft agenda and Registration here.
March 2018
19 & 20 Granite State Designers and Installers Annual Spring Septic System Conference & Expo

March 19 & March 20, 2018

The Manchester Downtown Hotel (formerly the Radisson Manchester) Manchester, NH
5 CEUs for Cl-I, II, III & IV licenses (for attending both days: 2.5 CEUs per day)

Event and registration information and directions here. Directions here.
13 Perc-Rite® Drip Dispersal Rhode Island Training Seminar
Presented by Oakson
March 13, 2018 - 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Hilton Garden Inn, 1 Thurber Street, Warwick, Rhode Island (Directions)
1 CEU for Cl-I, II & III licenses

Register Here
8 CT Association of Wetland Scientists Twentieth Annual Meeting
March 8, 2018 - 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Registration deadline (by mail): Friday, March 2, 2018

Four Points Sheraton - 275 Research Parkway / Meriden, CT
1 CEU for Cl-I, II & III licenses

View program information, registration and directions
February 2018
6 Civil Engineering Toolbox - Ground Stabilization • Drainage • Erosion Control • Sediment Control
February 6, 2018 - 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Crowne Plaza, 801 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, Rhode Island

Presented by Team E.J. Prescott
4 CEUs for Cl-I, II, III & IV licenses

View Presentation and Registration Details
Please register by February 2, 2018
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