2013 World Aquatic Health Conference Offers Live Streaming

The World Aquatic Health Conference, which focuses on issues and solutions that pertain to pools, spas and aquatic facilities, is excited to announce it will offer two days of live streaming for those who cannot travel to Indianapolis for the conference. 

On October 17, live streaming of the five seminars in the Public Health Code Track is offered; on October 18, you can watch the four seminars in the Recreational Water Illness Prevention track — and all from the comfort of your personal computer screen. 

Participation in the Public Health Code Tract (Oct. 17) is $100, the Recreational Water Illness Prevention Track (Oct. 18) is $80, and both days are offered for $150. 

Here is the schedule for the live stream: 

Thursday, October 17:  Public Health Code

10 a.m. Microbiologic Survey of Filter Backwash Samples and A Review of Hot Tub/Spa Outbreaks. Speaker: Michele Hlavsa, R.N. M.P.H., CDC

11 a.m. Preventing Drowning & Other Injuries: Top Ten Model Aquatic Health Code Provisions. Speaker: Jasen Kunz, M.P.H., R.E.H.S., CDC

1:30 p.m. Preventing Outbreaks & Other Illnesses: Top Ten Model Aquatic Health Code Provisions. Speaker: Michael Beach, Ph.D., CDC

3 p.m. Model Aquatic Health Code - What's Next? Speaker: Jasen Kunz, M.P.H., R.E.H.S., CDC & Bob Vincent R.S., M.P.A., Florida Department of Health

4 p.m. Part 1: The Team Approach: Creating an Effective Partnership Between Building Departments & Environmental Health. Speaker: Lee Clifton, International Code Council

Part 2: the Model Swimming Pool, Spa and Hot Tub Code Provisions - Working to Mitigate Drowning, Injuries & Illnesses. Speaker: Peter DeMarco, International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials

Friday, October 18: Recreational Water Illness Prevention

10 a.m. International Conference on Swimming Pool & Spa, Rome 2013: Key Advances in Disinfection By-Products and Microbiology. Speaker: Laura Suppes, R.S., M.P.H., University of Arizona

11 a.m. International Conference on Swimming Pool & Spa, Rome 2013: Key Advances in Science & Regulations. Speaker: James Amburgey, Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Charlotte

1:30 p.m. Using Electronic Meters in Swimming Pool Inspections and Posting Scores. Speaker: Tom Vyles, City of Plano

2:30 p.m. Research: The Missing Link in Regulation Changes. Speaker: Joyce Tuttle, R.E.H.S., P.H.M., California Environmental Health Specialist Network

To purchase the live stream, follow this link. For questions about the two days of live streaming or how to sign up, email [email protected].

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