Date/Time
Date(s) - 04/15/2020-04/17/2020
8:00 am-4:00 pm

Location
Natchez Convention Center


The 50th Annual Technical Conference and Business Meeting of the Operators’ Association will be held April 15, 16 & 17, 2020 at the Natchez Convention Center, 211 Main Street, Natchez, Mississippi, 39120. Pre- registration is recommended. A pre-registration form is included herewith. On-Site registration will be held on Wednesday, April 17 from 8:00 to 9:00 A.M. at the Convention Center.

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The Natchez Convention Center will host the meetings and functions on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The following hotels are located in Natchez:

Natchez Grand Hotel, 111 Broadway Street, Natchez MS 39120 (across from the Convention Center) 601-446-9994 or 866-488-0898, starting at $121 per night for single to $139 for suites, Block Name MWPCOA.

Magnolia Bluffs Casino Hotel, 645 S. Canal Street, 601-861-4600, Group Code MWPCOA $95 + Tax, if applicable, King/Double (Cut off date 3-14-2020)

Hampton Inn & Suites, 627 S. Canal Street, 601-446-6770 Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 639 S. Canal Street, 601-442-4462

For a list of Bed and Breakfast Inns go to www.visitnatchez.org

The technical sessions on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday have been applied for 18 CEU water hours by MSDH (9 regs+9 others) and 18 CEC hours have been requested from MDEQ (12 Sponsored + 4 non- sponsored).

The conference will kick off on Wednesday with a Training Session conducted by WSU, Environmental Finance Center. The session will cover Asset Management for Water and Wastewater Systems and will be six (6) hours from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Training will resume at 8:00 AM on Thursday morning and continue until 5:00 PM. Thursday evening at 6:30 PM, April 16 will be our Meet & Greet with Dinner beginning at 7:00 PM. After dinner our Operator of the Year Awards Banquet for attendees and their guests registered for the full conference. Friday will have training beginning at 8:00 AM until 12 Noon, followed by the awards luncheon and installation of new officers.

The registered spouses and guests will be entertained by a Bingo Game on Friday morning from 9:30 to 11:30 AM at the Convention Center with lunch to follow. This activity and all meals are included in the spouse/guest registration fee.

Registration for members of the Mississippi Water and Pollution Control Operators’ Association, Inc. is $300, non-members registration is $400 and spouse/guest registration fee is $125. These fees include all conference activities on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. For persons not attending the entire conference, fees for individual events are stated on the registration form. For operators attending the Technical Sessions for CEU/CEC HOURS ONLY, the registration fee is $250 for members and $350 for non-members. An additional $50 will be added to on-site registration.

Please complete the enclosed pre-registration form and return it with your check made payable to MWPCOA by April 3, 2020to MWPCOA, Post Office Box 720399, Byram, Mississippi 39272. If you have any questions, please call our office at (601) 857-0512. PURCHASE ORDERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. PLEASE WRITE THE OPERATOR’S NAME ON THE CHECK. YOU CAN REGISTER HERE AND PAY WITH CREDIT/DEBIT CARD.


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I will attending the Pre-Conference Technical Session on Wednesday, April 15, 9 AM to 4 PM for a total of six water or wastewater hours.

I will attend the Operator of the Year Banquet on Thursday, April 16 from 6:30 to 9 PM.

My Guest will attend the Operator of the Year Banquet on Thursday, April 16.

I will attend the Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 17 at Noon.

My Guest will attend the Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 17 at Noon.

MY GUEST will participate in the BINGO on Friday 9:30 - 11:30 at the Convention Center. Guest Name:

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PLEASE SELECT YOUR REGISTRATION BELOW (3 days includes Technical sessions, Banquet, and Luncheon):
 3 Day Technical Session Members $300.00 3 Day Technical Session Non-Members $400.00 CEU Hours ONLY Members $250.00 CEU Hours ONLY Non-Members $350.00

If registering as a MEMBER MWPCOA Membership Number Must be Provided:

Not sure about your MWPCOA Membership, call our office at 601-857-015.

MWPCOA MEMBERSHIP DUES ARE $150 FOR 3 YEARS. YOU CAN RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP AT THIS TIME AND PAY THE REGISTRATION FEE FOR A MEMBER:  $150.00

Wednesday Social Hour and Awards Banquet Only:  $65.00

Spouse / Guest Program (Includes Friday Activities, Banquet, and Luncheon)  $125.00

FOR THOSE INDIVIDUALS INTERESTED IN PLAYING GOLF ON WEDNESDAY, CONTACT GEORGE HINNANT AT ghinnant@comcast.net or 662-295-2792. EACH INDIVIDUAL WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR GOLF FEES.

Please complete this registration and include it with your registration form along with your check for payment. Please make your check payable to MWPCOA. Mail both forms to MWPCOA, Post Office Box 720399, Byram, MS 39272. There is a $50.00 processing fee for cancellations prior to April 3, 2020. No refunds given for no-shows or cancellations after April 3, 2020. You are responsible for making your hotel reservations. If you have any questions or need to notify us of any changes or cancellations, please call (601) 857-0512. PURCHASE ORDERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

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