Water Well Journal

October 2016

Water Well Journal

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Business Management Changes in the 2017 Federal Tax Laws: How You Should Plan Tuesday, December 6 3-4 p.m. Taxes and death are inevitable. You cannot avoid the latter, but you can take advantage of legal means to minimize your personal and company tax liabili- ties. As you craft your annual business plans, you also need awareness of how to file liens relative to unpaid invoices and accounting for any levies to which you may be subject. Your planning strategies should be drafted for multi- ple-year application. Presenter: Brent Ardit, CPA, Rea & Associates DACUM Codes: DOK1, DOK8, PIG2, PIG5, PIG6 Gain a Competitive Edge: Trending Topics and Industry Opportunities Tuesday, December 6 3–4 p.m. This session will highlight the mega- trends truly shaping our industry: con- nectivity, solar innovations, product efficiency, packaged systems, and water pressure solutions. Each offers a busi- ness opportunity or competitive edge. This presentation will discuss each of these trends in detail, along with how the water systems professional can leverage them. Presenter: Mark Reeder, Franklin Electric DACUM Codes: DOB3, DOL11, PIC5 How to Be a Volunteer Advocate: Fly-Ins and Drive-Ins and Grassroots, Oh My! Wednesday, December 7 7:30–8:45 a.m. With a new administration and a new Congress in Washington, don't miss this critical opportunity to learn how you can play a role in informing, educating, and influencing leaders in Washington, D.C. and your hometown. NGWA is planning its annual Fly-In for 2017 and you can learn the latest details on how to participate, discuss issues and strate- gies, as well as find out ways to engage your congressional delegation through- out the year. Presenter: Lauren Schapker, National Ground Water Association DACUM Codes: DOL5, DOL6 NGWA Government Affairs: 2016 and the Year Ahead Thursday, December 8 8–9 a.m. The results of this year's presidential election and Congressional shakeout will inevitably produce a different leg- islative and regulatory landscape for the groundwater industry in 2017. This ses- sion will review federal initiatives on the topics affecting our industry: silica, Hours of Service, increased penalties, and sleep apnea. Learn what your asso- ciation is doing for you, share those is- sues paramount to your business, and find out how you can get involved. Presenter: Lauren Schapker, National Ground Water Association DACUM Codes: DOL5 Run Your Business Efficiently! The Industry's Best Business Practices Tuesday, December 6 8–9 a.m. This session will focus on effective office management that ultimately leads to more revenue, lower costs, and a more valuable business. In addition, there will be extensive discussion on the best business practices of the industry. Participants will leave with many ideas immediately implementable and appli- cable to their companies. Presenter: Rick Oberle, Geographic Insights DACUM Codes: DOK1, DOK2, DOK14, DOL1, DOL9, PIG3, PIG4, PIG5, PIG6 G roundwater Week 2016 will feature a diverse collection of educational opportunities. They will include workshops, technical sessions, and more. All are designed to make you better at what you do. All Groundwater Week registrants are welcome to attend these professional development opportunities. When you arrive in Las Vegas, please check the on-site program or the Groundwater Week app for room numbers and the number of continuing education points (CEPs) recognized for the NGWA Voluntary Certification Program. The app will be available weeks prior to the event at www.GroundwaterWeek.com. Educational Opportunities EDUCATIONAL continues on page 30 Las Vegas∙Dec. 6-8, 2016 SM Twitter @WaterWellJournl WWJ October 2016 29 Make Your GW Week Schedule Make sure you don't miss any offerings by making your schedule with the Groundwater Week's online itinerary planner. Go to www .GroundwaterWeek.com to get started today!

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