Nov 17, 2016

Registration Opens for Environmental Connection 2017

The International Erosion Control Assn. organizes the world’s largest soil & water event

The International Erosion Control Assn. announced the details of its annual conference, Environmental Connection. The event will be held Feb. 21 to 24, 2017, in Atlanta at the Cobb Galleria Centre. It features training courses, topic-focused technical sessions and a large expo. This year, the conference will gather approximately 2,000 industry professionals representing more than 25 different countries.

Meteorologist Jim Cantore of the Weather Channel is the opening keynote speaker. He will share his insights into current weather patterns and what to expect in the future. Craig Zeller, P.E., of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is the closing keynote speaker, and he will discuss his involvement as EPA’s on-site coordinator for the 2008 TVA disaster.

Attendees can enjoy numerous educational sessions on four tracks: erosion and sediment control; storm water management; wetland, stream bank and shoreline restoration; and MS4 management. In addition, the exhibit hall will include booths from more than 150 companies, both domestic and international.

For more information on conference events, registration and more, visit Early registration ends Dec. 16, 2016.