APWA WI 2018 Spring Conference - Green Bay

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The golf outing is now full, there will be no walk-in registration available for this event. 

The Lambeau Field Technical Tour is now full, there will be no walk-in registration available for this event.

The 2018 APWA Wisconsin Chapter Spring Conference will be held May 2–4, 2018, at the KI Convention Center at 333 Main Street in downtown Green Bay, WI. The conference is hosted by the City of Green Bay Department of Public Works, led by Steven Grenier, Director of Public Works. 

Meet the Gravedigger! Our welcome speaker on Thursday, May 3 will be Retired Green Bay Packer Gilbert Brown. Gilbert will provide motivational speaking and story-telling with a question and answer session to include topics of respect and teamwork. Mr. Brown will be available approximately 30 minutes before speaking and 15-30 minutes after speaking for autographs. Autographs are $25 on personal items and items available for purchase are 8x10 photo ($25), 11x14 photo ($30), Packers mini helmets ($50), replica footballs $50/$60 and full size helmets and jerseys ($125).

Conference Program!  The conference program is nearly complete and can be viewed below. A printable version is available now!

APWA WI 2018 Spring Conference Program (Printable)

Registration Open! Online conference registration is available on this page with either online payment or check payment to the address below or complete the paper registration form and send check payable to “APWA – Wisconsin Chapter” to:

APWA Spring Conference
Attention: City of Green Bay
Department of Public Works Rm 300
100 N Jefferson Street
Green Bay, WI 54301

If registering online, please be sure to check all registration options!

Get Acquainted! Meet your old friends and meet new ones at the Wednesday evening Get Acquainted Gathering! Heavy hors d'oeuvres to be provided. This year's event will be conveniently held within the Hyatt Regency Atrium at 333 Main Street attached to the KI Convention Center. 

Park Your Car! Parking is available in the Hyatt Regency parking lot (complimentary for hotel guests) or in the Main Street Ramp (entrance off Main Street near Adams) which is connected via skywalk to the KI Convention Center. 

Book Your Room! Lodging Information: Hyatt Regency 333 Main Street, attached to the KI Convention Center. Click here for reservations: https://aws.passkey.com/go/gwipw

Strut Your Stuff! A limited number of exhibit spaces are available for this year's conference on a first-come, first-served basis. Exhibitor registration is available online through the green link above. Payment through online registration may be by credit card or check made out to "APWA - Wisconsin Chapter." More information is available in the vendor information letter:

Vendor Information Letter

Learn and Network! Program information to be announced…stay tuned! An ethics session will be included for your upcoming license renewal!

Questions? Contact Emma Browne @ (920) 448-3100

Chapter Cancellation Policy

Preliminary Conference Agenda:

Wednesday May 2, 2018

  • 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM – Golf at Thornberry Creek at Oneida
  • 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM – Registration (Hyatt Lobby)
  • 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Lambeau Field Technical Tour and Gather at 1919 Kitchen and Tap (within Lambeau Atrium), with Young Professional Meet and Greet (Tours will begin at 2:00 and 2:15)
  • 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM – Exhibitor Setup (KI Convention Center - Grand E)
  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM – Executive Committee Meeting (KI Convention Center – Riverview 3)
  • 6:00 PM – 10:30 PM – Get Acquainted Party at Hyatt Hotel Atrium

Thursday May 3, 2018

  • 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM – Registration (KI Convention Center – West Wing)
  • 6:00 AM – 7:30 AM – Exhibitor Setup (Grand E)
  • 7:00 AM – 7:45 AM – Full Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors (Grand FGH)
  • 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM – Conference Kick-off and Welcome (Grand D)
  • 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM - Keynote Speaker (Grand D)
    • Gilbert Brown - former Green Bay Packer
  • 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM - Morning Break with Exhibitors (Grand E)
  • 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM – Concurrent Technical Sessions
    • Eminent Domain Legal Framework and Valuation (Riverview 1)
    • Preventative Maintenance Strategies (Grand A)
    • The Watershed Approach to Phosphorus Compliance (Grand BC)
  • 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM - Concurrent Technical Sessions
    • Right-of-Way Acquisition and Relocation - Basics from Start to Finish (Riverview 1)
    • Erosion Control - Survive a Notice of Violation (Grand BC)
    • Pavement Designer Software (Grand A)
  • 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM - Lunch with Exhibitors (Grand FGH)
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM – Concurrent Technical Sessions
    • US Open Transportation Plan (Grand BC)
    • Brace Yourself! Practices for Bidding in a Strong Economy (Grand A)
    • 2017 Wisconsin Highway Maintenance Workforce Survey: Findings and Next Steps (Riverview 1)
  • 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM - Afternoon Break with Exhibitors (Grand E)
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Concurrent Technical Sessions
    • City of Milwaukee's Role in the Bucks Arena (Grand BC)
    • Panel Discussion - What I Wish I Knew... (Grand A)
    • Civil Engineering and Trees (Riverview 1)
  • 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM – Technical Committee Meetings (Various)
  • 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM – Social Hour (KI Convention Center – Riverview 2)
  • 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM – Banquet Meal and Awards Ceremony (Grand FGH)
  • 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM – Chapter Entertainment (Titletown Brewery Tap Room)

Friday May 4, 2018

  • 7:00 AM – 7:45 AM – Full Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors (Grand FGH)
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM – Keynote Speaker (Grand D)
    • Michael Mucha: Adaptive Leadership
  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Concurrent Technical Sessions
    • Stormwater Pond Vegetation Management (Riverview 1)
    • Milwaukee's Snow and Ice Control (Grand BC)
    • Madison's Park Street Corridor (Grand A)
  • 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM - Morning Break with Exhibitors (Grand E)
  • 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM - Ethics General Session (Grand D)
    • Dr. Gaurav Bansal - UW Green Bay: Does Being Ethical Make Good Visual Sense? 
  • 11:30 AM – END – Lunch with Door Prizes (Grand FGH)

Event Date & Time:

5/2/2018  9:30 AM - 5/4/2018  2:00 PM

Venue :

KI Convention Center
333 Main Street
Green Bay , WI , 54301

Contact Person :

Emma Browne
Email : EmmaBr@greenbaywi.gov
Phone : (920) 448-3100
Company : City of Green Bay
Title : Civil Engineer

Registration Items :

For Attendees:
  Full Registration - Regular (please select your meal type below)
  Full Registration - 1st Timer/ New Member/ Retiree (please select your meal type below)
  Spouse or Guest Registration (please select your meal type below)
  Lambeau Field Tour ($35) - Not Included in Full Registration
  1919 Kitchen and Tap Meet and Greet (FREE - please select your category below)
  Get Acquainted Party - Wednesday Evening
  Thursday Conference Only - No Evening Banquet
  Thursday Evening Banquet and Entertainment (please select your meal choice below)
  Friday Conference w/ Lunch
  Spring Conference Sponsorship ($400)
  Award Plaque
  WI Chapter 2018 Sponsorship

For Exhibitors:
  Exhibit Space with One Full Registration
  Extra Exhibitor - Thursday and Friday Expo Breakfast and Lunch Only
  Golf Outing - Thornberry Creek ($80) - Not Included in Full Registration.
  Lambeau Field Tour ($35) - Not Included in Full Registration.
  1919 Kitchen and Tap Meet and Greet (FREE).
  Extra Exhibitor Get Acquainted Party - Wednesday Evening.
  Extra Exhibitor Thursday Evening Banquet and Entertainment (please select your meal choice below)
  Spring Conference Sponsorship ($400).
  WI Chapter 2018 Sponsorship.
  Check this if you will donate an item for the Door Prize Drawing!

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