Section Conference Information

Mark your calendars now for our Section’s 2023 Section Conference in Kennewick, WA  May 3-5.

You can expect:

  • Cutting Edge Training
    • Full day of in-depth pre-conference sessions on Wednesday
    • Hourly technical sessions on multiple disciplines and fields of interest on Thursday and Friday
  • Vendor Trades Show
    • Wednesday evening during the Section Meet and Greet and Best Tasting Water Competition
    • All day Thursday
  • Professional Operator Pinning Ceremony Thursday at lunch
  • Fantastic Networking Opportunities
    • Wednesday Golf Tournament
    • Thursday Young Professional Scavenger Hunt and vendor/sponsor hospitality suites
    • Friday Awards Luncheon – Don’t miss this great luncheon as we present awards to our Section’s most worthy volunteers.
      • Subsection Advisory Council Award to subsection volunteers
      • Kenneth J. Miller – Water For People volunteer
      • Heart and Soul – selected by the Section Chair
      • Pioneer Award – outstanding Young Professional (under the age of 35 or with less than 10 years in the industry)
      • Powell Lindsay – our Section’s highest award
      • Fuller – AWWA’s highest award
    • Friday Section Board of Trustee Meeting
      • Our AWWA conference visiting officer presents an AWWA national update
      • Passing of the gavel from Section Chair John Roth to Incoming Chair Michelle Cheek
      • Any national awards not presented during the Awards Luncheon
      • Thank you to outgoing trustees
    • Friday Closing Conference and Incoming Chair Reception
      • Join fellow conference attendees from 5-6pm Friday night as we close the conference, pick up our purchased Water For People action items and toast Incoming Section Chair Dan Sleeth at this hosted event.