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Early bird deadline approaching for OGWA show

April 12, 2011  By Administrator

April 12, 2011, Ont. – The 59th annual Ontario Ground Water Association (OGWA)
Convention & Trade Show is coming soon. Members
can register by April 25 to take advantage of the early bird members-only
rates for the show, running May 26 to 28 
at the Ambassador Conference Resort in Kingston, Ont.


Members will also find more information in the OGWA’s upcoming
issue of The Source, on its way in the mail this week.

 Visitors to show can opt-in to lots of fun, including golf
on Thursday, visiting with their manufacturers and suppliers at the trade show
on Friday, take in a scenic dinner cruise on Lake Ontario and boogie down at the
silent auction and western theme dance after the president’s banquet on

Here is a schedule of events provided by the OGWA:


8:30 am – 4:30 pm: Fleming College CE Course: “Customer
Service & Communications for the Well Construction Industry”

12:00 noon: Golf at Westbrook Golf Course

11:30 am -11:00 pm: Trade Show Set Up

8:00 pm -11:00 pm: Wine & Cheese Reception / Hospitality


9:00 am – 4:30 pm: TRADE SHOW



10:00 am – 11:00 am: Stan Marco, Geosmart. “Geothermal Loops
– Bottom to the Top”

11:00 am – 12 Noon: Mark Duckworth, Baroid. “Geothermally
Enhanced Grouts”


12:00 Noon – 1:00 pm: Bruce Hietkamp, Heron Instruments.
“Data Loggers vs. Manual Measurements”

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Lorne & Jason Jackson, CWQA. “Water
Treatment 101”

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm: Kim Yee, MOE. “Online Well Record Search”

Technical Seminar (Room TBA)

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm: Sean Welsh, Franklin Electric “Meters and
Motors. A Focus on the Franklin 10 Minute Troubleshooting Technique”

6:00 pm: 1000 Islands Scenic Boat Cruise & Dinner

Hospitality Suite


8:30 am: Membership Division Meetings

10:30 am: Annual General Meeting

12:00 Noon: Luncheon

1:30 pm: Afternoon Tours:

Tour 1, Marine Museum of the Great Lakes ( includes Dry Dock &
Pump House Steam Museum – A National Historic Site of Canada

Tour 2, Haunted Pub Walk (

Features some of the city's documented hauntings & darker history, plus two
pub stops along the way

6:00 pm: Reception for Banquet

6:30 pm: President’s Banquet & Awards

8:00 pm: Silent Auction & Registration Draw

9:00 pm: Western Dance
Hospitality Suite

OGWA website




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