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Training Sessions

Aquatera is excited to introduce the Water|Earth|Innovation Conference, taking place February 7 - 9, 2023 in Grande Prairie, AB, and virtually for attendees who are unable to attend in person.

Similar to the Water Week North Conference Aquatera has been hosting since 2004, the Water|Earth|Innovation Conference will continue to provide learning and training opportunities to water and wastewater owners and operators in northern Alberta, while expanding our course offerings to include:

  • Water and Wastewater
  • Distribution and Collection
  • Technical Operations
  • Project Management and Engineering
  • Safety
  • Solid Waste
  • Board, Executive, Management, and Administration training
  • Personal Development

We're working hard to finalize our conference schedule which will include both technical sessions and workshops. In the meantime, REGISTER TODAY so you don't miss out!

If you would like to submit a course(s) for consideration for the Water|Earth|Innovation conference please complete the APPLICATION FORM.

Important CEU Information
Attendees may be eligible for 0.1 CEU's for Technical Presentations and 0.3 CEU's for Workshops, pending confirmation from the regulatory agency in Alberta.

Sessions

CONNECTING THROUGH HUMOUR - KEYNOTE SPEAKER - KATE DAVIS

Kate Davis has the unique ability to find humour in any situation and offers creative solutions to defuse frustrations in both the workplace and at home. A hit comedian, who has opened for the likes of Seth Meyers, Bill Clinton, and Barbara Walters, Davis' generous insight and hilarious presence is a powerful combination that helps organizations empower their staff with effective tools for managing stress and sustaining motivation.

COMMON CHALLENGES, SAMPLING GUIDELINES AND STEPS TO TAKE PRIOR TO UPGRADES - PRESENTED BY WSER

To be in compliance with the regulations, operators of wastewater systems have to meet specific requirements for carrying out effluent monitoring, reporting and record keeping. Environment and Climate Change Canada administers the regulations and developed this course material for wastewater operators to understand how to meet the compliance requirements in the regulations.

INTEGRATED PROJECT DELIVERY - PRESENTED BY CHANDOS

With the growing need of improvements and upgrades to existing water and wastewater infrastucture, integrated project delivery is gaining momentum in the Alberta and B.C. municipalities. In this course participants will gain an understanding of the current challenges in the water and wastewater industry and differing approach to traditional project delivery.

THE HOUSE OF LEADERS: BUILDING A RESILIENT WORKFORCE - PRESENTED BY RUTH PROULX

From how we think, feel and perform, leadership resilience skills can build the essential thinking, emotional and social skills that drive performance, maintain well-being and deliver results. Participants will learn scientific knowledge in a fun, dynamic and memorable way, increasing skills and approaches that will set them apart, enhance their careers and, help build trust within their organizations and communities.