Cross-Connection Control Conference - Course 21

Cross-Connection Control Conference


To register, click on the radio button to the left of the desired date and location above then click on the "Register" button.

Cancellation Policy - If you cannot attend, written notification must be received at least two working days prior to the course. You may either transfer to another class (transfer credit good for only one year), send a substitute, or receive a refund.
In the event that a course is canceled, UF/TREEO is not responsible for non-refundable travel fares or lodging deposits.

For location information, click on the city name above, or on the Location tab below.

  • 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, 2015
  • $595 Exhibitor (includes 2) - registration opens: September 3, 2015
  • $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 1, 2016 ?Registration/Check in - 3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Day One: Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Registration/Check-in/Refreshments/Exhibits Open - 7:30 am

Conference Moderator:

8:30 am

Opening Remarks: Dr. Brian Marchman – University of Florida

                                  Director, Distance & Continuing Education

8:45 am

Session 1



9:45 am

Break in Exhibit Area

10:15 am

Session 2

  Julie Cheon- Fla. Keys Aqueduct Authority

  Backflow Technology: Advances & Unintended Consequences

11:05 am

Session 3

  Gerald Buhr, PA


11:55 am

Lunch and Exhibits (lunch provided)

1:00 pm

Session 4-

   Jim Purzycki- BAVCO

  Special Tools & their use in Repair

1:50 pm

Session 5  

  Mark Krouse-Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities, NC

  System Flushing & Its Hazards

2:40 pm

Break in Exhibit Area

3:10 pm

Session 6

  Ralph Ward- City of Venice Utilities

  Implementing a CCC Program

4:00 pm

Session 7

  John Watkins-SC Department of Health

  Cross Connection Control in the South

5:00-6:00 pm

Exhibitor's Reception ~ Please Join us for Networking and Refreshments

Day Two:Thursday, March 3, 2016

8:00 am

Networking in Exhibits Area / Refreshments

8:30 am

Session 8

 Evaluation of a High Hazard Building Steven Adamus, HydroCorp (Invited)

9:45 - 10:15 am

Break in Exhibit Area

10:15 am

Session 9

 Panel discussion on Comparison of Global Backflow Procedures and Regulations

Chip Matthews-Cross Connection Control Partners

11:30 am

Awarding of Certificates and Door Prizes

12:00 noon