Conservation Training

Wisconsin Wastewater Operators' Association Annual Conference

October 24, 2023 – October 27, 2023

Location: Baraboo, WI

The conference will officially open on Wednesday, October 25th, with the Welcome Address from President Jeremy Cramer, followed by this year's Keynote presentation from Dr. Alonzo Kelly, A dynamic Executive Coach, Professor, 3x Best Selling Author, and Radio Host, Dr. Alonzo Kelly has gained international and global attention as a premier consultant and strategist. Alonzo is recognized as one the nation’s leading experts on leadership development, strategic thinking, planning, and acting which results in individual and organizational goal achievement.

The program we have planned for you on Wednesday will continue with:

- The Conference Exhibition from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm — Your opportunity to meet the many vendors and sponsors who support our industry and our conference!

- Technical Sessions with four different tracks to choose from, scheduled from 10:30 am until 3:10 pm

- The always exciting Operators' Competition, being held this year in the Exhibition Hall from 2:30 pm until 5:15 pm

- The Exhibitors Social Hour from 3:15 pm to 5:15 pm held in the Exhibition Hall

On Thursday, October 26th, the learning and fun continues with:

- Technical Sessions over four different tracks from 8:00 am to 3:50 pm

- Continuation of the Conference Exhibition from 8:00 am to 11:00 am

- The Annual Operators' Lunch and Business Meeting- Lunch: 11:45 - 12:30 pm, Meeting: 12:30 to 1:30 pm

- This year's plant tour: Baraboo WRRF and Driftless Glen Distillery from 1:45 to 4:00 pm

- Social Hour from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm followed by the annual Awards Banquet and celebration beginning at 7:00 pm, with a Bean Bag Toss Tournament following the awards ceremony.

The conference will close on Friday morning, October 27th, with a greeting from the WWOA President at 8:30 am, and immediately followed by a presentation from our Farewell Breakfast Speakers, Susan Coyle, and Matt Seib who will be presenting information on Resiliency Planning and Risk Assessment.