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Public Works Training School Tentative Agenda (subject to change)

+ Wastewater treatment plant operator renewal training contact hour
* DOH drinking water treatment plant operator renewal training contact hour
# PDH Professional Development contact hour
All courses are eligible for EOA elective credits unless otherwise noted.

Monday, October 18

  • 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    NYCOM Registration Desk Opens

  • 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

    First-Time Attendee Orientation

  • 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

    Concurrent Sessions

    • Wastewater Update +
    • Roadway Preservation and Short and Long-Term Asphalt Repair Techniques
  • 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

    Lunch

  • 12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

    Concurrent Sessions

    • The American Public Works Association (APWA): Your One Stop for All Things Public Works
    • Use of State and Federal Funds for Municipal Water Infrastructure Projects +*
  • 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

    Concurrent Sessions

    • Tapping into Energy from Water Resource Recovery +#
    • The Importance of a Diverse Urban Forest
  • 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Concurrent Sessions

    • Surviving and Thriving a PESH Inspection +*
    • Signs, Stripes, and Signals: How Traffic Control Devices Work *#
  • 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    Reception

  • 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

    Welcome Dinner

Tuesday, October 19

  • 7:00 a.m.

    Breakfast

  • 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    NYCOM Registration Desk Opens

  • 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

    Early Riser Roundtable

    • Workforce Challenges
  • 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

    Concurrent Sessions

    • Cyber Security Best Practices +*
    • Work Zone Safety - Flagging Done Right +*
  • 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

    Concurrent Sessions

    • Emergency Management +*
    • DPW Strategic Planning and Performance Optimization +
  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Awards Luncheon

    • Presentation of Attendance Certificates
  • 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Concurrent Sessions

    • Workplace Dilemmas: Marijuana Legalization
    • Achieving Your Clean Energy Goals
  • 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Concurrent Sessions

    • Stocking and Using Your Procurement Toolbox
    • Winter Weather: Snow and Ice Controls
  • Evening

    Dinner on Your Own

Wednesday, October 20

  • 7:00 a.m.

    Breakfast

  • 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    NYCOM Registration Desk Opens

  • 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

    Early-Riser Roundtable

    • Peer-to-Peer Q&A
  • 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

    Concurrent Sessions

    • Building Social Capital: Leveraging Social Media Channels to Create Public Works Champions +
    • Ethics and Records Management for the Public Works Department +*#
  • 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    Concurrent Sessions

    • Labor Relations PotPourri +
    • Drinking Water Source Protection Program (DWSP2) *
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    Plenary Sessions

    • Legal Panel

Updated: 10-12-21