Cross-Connection Control Conference - Course 21

Cross-Connection Control Conference

  • FBPR Construction Industry Licensing Board Provider #: 0000995
  • FBPR Construction Industry Licensing Board Course #: 0609897
  • FBPR Construction Industry Licensing Board Course Hours: 12 Hours (Includes BSP)
  • TREEO FDEP OCP 04151122: 1.1 CEUs DW WW DS
Coordinator Marta Keilhauer     email:     phone: (352) 392-9570 x229

About the Conference

The Annual Cross-Connection Control Conference is designed to assist you in identifying and solving problems encountered in your cross-connection control program. Plus, you have an opportunity to learn about the newest equipment and technology from numerous manufacturers.

Registration Fee

  • $295 Attendee - registration opens: September 3, 2014
  • $595 Exhibitor (includes 2) - registration opens: September 3, 2014
  • $100 per additional exhibitor representative

How You Can Benefit

  • Learn what is going on in the industry today
  • Hear about important regulations and how to avoid costly fines
  • Receive up-to-date information on backflow prevention assemblies

Who Should Attend

  • Cross-Connection Control Supervisors
  • Backflow Prevention Testers
  • Repair Technicians
  • Utility Administrators and Directors
  • Public Works Directors
  • Engineers
  • Irrigation Specialists
  • Plumbing Contractors
  • Fire Sprinkler Technicians


Fee: $595
Registration for two (2) to attend conference sessions. (Any additional representatives will need to pay $100).
One (1) 72 x30 draped Table
One (1) chair




 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 Break Down



 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

 Exhibit Hours



 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 Exhibit Hours



 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

All Breaks and Exhibitor's Reception will be held in the exhibit area.

Floor Plan

  • Booth locations will be assigned at the sole discretion of show management and will be based on the date of request and payment.
  • Payment
    All Remittances shoud be made payble to: The University of Florida Federal ID#59-6002052. All Payments are due by 2/3/2015 to be included in any conference printing or promotion.



 Last date to reserve a table


 Last date to reserve hotel guest room at discounted rate


 Last date to cancel an attendee and receive a refund


 Earliest date package can arrive at hotel


  • Packages (25 lbs or less) will be accepted no more than five (5) days prior to meeting date.
    $3.00 per box handling will be assessed for packages arriving earlier than five (5) days prior to event.
  • No pallet or flatbed deliveries, hotel does not have a loading dock.
    Please use the following address/format:

    Best Western Gateway Grand
    4200 NW 97th Blvd.
    Gainesville, FL 32606
    Hold for arrival M/D/Y

Last Year's Exhibitors:

  • American Backflow Prevention Association [ABPA]
  • American Backflow Products
  • Apollo Valves
  • A.R.I Flow Control
  • Bacfklow Parts Depot
  • Coast 2 Coast Backflow Supply
  • Harry Warren Inc.
  • Mid-West Instruments
  • Sun Graphic Technologies
  • Test Gauge and Backflow Supply
  • TOKAY Software
  • UF TREEO Center
  • Wager Company
  • Water Specialties
  • Wilkins a Zurn Company
  • XC2 Software



  • Participants requesting CEUs must be present for the entire conference.
  • CEU and FBPR forms for Operators & Contractors will be at the registration desk and must be turned in at the end of the conference in order to receive your hours. No late submissions can be accepted.
  • Certificates will be emailed to those that request them prior to the conference.

Registration Information

  • Online: Registration by credit card; Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express, accepted online via our secure website.
  • Payment by check. Mail to:
           University of Florida TREEO Center
           3900 SW 63 Blvd
           Gainesville FL 32608
  • All Remittances should be made payable to: THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA Federal ID#59-6002052. All payments are due by the date of the conference.
  • Registration Form

2015 Conference Photos


Tuesday, March 3, 2015
3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Registration/Check-in
5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Welcome Reception
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
7:30 a.m. Registration/Check-in
Networking in Exhibit area
8:30 a.m.
Introductions - Opening Remarks: Dr. Brian Marchman- Univesity of Florida  Director Distance & Continuing Education
8:45 a.m.
Session 1- Approval by Lab and Field Evaluation
Paul Schwartz,P.E.- Univesity of California- Foundation for Cross Connection Control and Hydralic Research
9:45 a.m. Break in Exhibit Area
10:15 a.m. Session 2- Challenges with Large Water Systems
Ken Goergen- Pinellas County Utilities
11:05 a.m.
Juan Pelay- Miami Dade W & S Department
11:55 a.m.-1:15.m. Break for Lunch and Exhibits (Lunch provided)

1:15p.m.-1:30 p.m.


UF TREEO Acknolgement

Session 4- Backflow Incident-What Can Happen, What Should Happen

Jim Purzycki- BAVCO

Jack Poole,P.E.- Poole Fire Protection
3:10 p.m. Break in Exhibit Area
3:40 p.m.

Session 6- How to Reduce Cost to Customer

Les O' Brien- Loben Consulting

4:20 p.m.

Session 7- Repair:  A Basic Review

Steven C. Miller- Bluewater Backflow Services, Inc.

5:00-6:00 p.m. Exhibitor's Reception - Please Join Us for Networking and Refreshments
Thursday, March 5, 2015
8:00 a.m. Networking in Exhibit Area / Refreshments
8:30 a.m.

Session 8- Chemical Hazards in Fire Systems

Jack Poole,P.E.- Poole Fire Protection

9:45 a.m.
Break in Exhibit Area 
10:15 a.m.
Ron Herget, P.E. - Gainesville Regional Utilities(GRU)- W/ WW
11:30 a.m. Closing Session, Certificates, Door Prizes
12:00 noon Conference Adjourns