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Public Works Training School Tentative Agenda


Credits: + Wastewater Credit | * DOH Credit | # PDH
All courses are eligible for EOA elective credits unless otherwise noted.

Monday, OCTOBER 15, 2018

9:00 a.m.  PLENARY SESSION

  • First-Time Attendee Public Works School Orientation *

9:30 a.m.  CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • GIS: Mapping More Than Physical Assets +*
  • Long-Range Capital Planning and Strategies for Sharing Services +*

10:30 a.m.   Break

11:00 a.m.   CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • Save $$$ and Enhance Resiliency by Becoming a WaterSense Partner +*
  • Shared Services: A Successful Strategy +*

12:00 p.m.   Lunch

1:00 p.m.  CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • Wastewater Update +
  • Sexual Harassment Considerations for Municipal Employers +

2:00 p.m.     Break

2:30 p.m.    CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • Social Media for Public Works Departments
  • Safe Digging: A Shared Responsibility +*

6:00 p.m.   Reception

7:00 p.m.   Welcome Dinner 


Tuesday, OCTOBER 16, 2018

8:00 a.m.   EARLY-RISER ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

  • Enforcing Safety Standards in the Field +*

9:15 a.m.   CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • National Traffic Incident Management Responder Training: Part I *
  • Smart Street Lighting NY
  • Drinking Water Safety: Emerging Issues and Aging Infrastructure *#

10:15 a.m.     Break

10:45 a.m.   CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • National Traffic Incident Management Responder Training: Part II *
  • Attracting the Next Generation of Qualified Operators +*
  • Leveraging Best Value Contracts: How and Why +*

12:00 p.m.     AWARDS BANQUET LUNCHEON

1:00 p.m.   CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • National Traffic Incident Management Responder Training: Part III *
  • Implementing and Financing Energy Solutions, Including Combined Heat and Power (CHP) and Solar +*
  • Updates to the Draft Small MS4 General Permit and Pollution Prevention Good Housekeeping Complinace +

2:00 p.m.     Break

2:15 p.m.     CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • National Traffic Incident Management Responder Training: Part IV *
  • Wanting What You Can't Have: Understanding and Complying With New York State's Procurement Statutes +*#
  • Local Highway Data Project: A Collaborative State/Local Approach to Building Better Data About Local Roads

3:30 p.m.     CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • Benefits of Trenchless Rehabilitation of Water and Wastewater Pipelines +* 
  • Public Works Safety Rules and Best Practices +*
  • Water Storage Tank Rehabilitation: Why Can't the Summer Hires Do It? It's Just Paint! *#

DINNER ON YOUR OWN

7:30 p.m.    Road to the World Series Reception


Wednesday, OCTOBER 17, 2018

8:00 a.m.     EARLY-RISER ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

  • Peer-to-Peer Q & A *

9:15 a.m.   CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • Should We Post Weight Limits? #
  • Prevention, Policies, Procedures

10:15 a.m.   Break

10:30 a.m.  CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • Building a Funding Quilt for Infrastructure Implementation +*
  • Managing in a Union Environment: Post "Janus" +*

11:30 a.m.   PLENARY SESSION

  • Legal Panel +*

12:30 p.m.   Boxed Lunch Available (conference concludes)

Updated: 10/11/18