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.

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  • 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