Past Conferences

18th Annual WAFSCM Conference

October 22, 2020



2020 CONFERENCE BROCHURE (printable)


17th Annual Conference Highlights

October 23 – 25, 2019

Central Wisconsin Convention & Expo Center

Wausau, Wisconsin


2019 CONFERENCE BROCHURE (printable)




16th Annual Conference Highlights

November 7 – 9, 2018

The Ingleside Hotel

Pewaukee, Wisconsin


2018 CONFERENCE BROCHURE (printable)


2018 SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES (printable)


The Stormwater Benefits of Creating High-Performance Urban Trees
Jeremy Bailey, Senior Consultant, GreenBlue Urban

Calculating Stormwater Volume and Total Suspended Solids Reduction under Urban Tree Canopy in Wisconsin Using Available Research
Steve Gaffield and Dane Wudel, Montgomery Associates: Resource Solutions

Historic Mitchell Street Green Parking Lot
Cassandra Bence, Stormwater Solutions Engineering

Watershed Scale Underground Storage and Advanced Treatment Applications
Matt Kamenick, StormTrap

County Hazard Mitigation Planning in Wisconsin
Angela Kowalzek-Adrians, Natural Resources Planner, Bay-Lake Regional Planning Commission

Coastal Floodplain Management
Michelle Staff, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Navigating the floodplain study approval process with WI DNR
Chris Olds, State Floodplain Engineer WDNR

Wisconsin Elevation Mapping: Statewide Completion of Lidar, Development of Hydro-enforced Products and Planning for Future Needs
Jim Giglierano, Wisconsin Dept of Administration

Building Coastal Resilience in Southeastern Wisconsin through Research, Education, and Collaboration
Adam Bechle, Wisconsin Coastal Management Program/Wisconsin Sea Grant

Using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Modeling Effectively: Weighing the Advantages and Disadvantages of CFD Modeling
Brent Teske, FreshWater Engineering

The Community Rating System (CRS) Credits and Documentation
Lou Ann Patellaro, ISO / CRS Specialist, Insurance Services Office

Using Air-Cooled Blast Furnace (ACBF) slag to Remove Ortho Phosphorus from Stormwater
Todd Weik, CBC Engineers and Associates

How the “Hanging Levee” Technique in FEMA’s 2018 Levee Guidance is being applied in the Milwaukee Area
Rich Klein/Stantec, Aaron Volkening/Stantec, Mark Mittag/MMSD

Green Infrastructure Planning on a Watershed Scale
Carrie Bristoll-Groll, Stormwater Solutions Engineering

Neighborhood Outreach and Green Infrastructure Installation: Shorewood and Greenfield Neighborhoods
Adrienne Cizek, Stormwater Solutions Engineering

Midwest Urban Stream Restoration: Two Case Studies that Rehabilitate Ecological Function in a Developed Landscape
Brent Brown, Jacobs

Floodplain Management Plans – Arcadia, WI Case Study
Daniel Cook and Joe Waln, Davy Engineering Company



2018 WAFSCM Annual Conference Sponsors

2018 WAFSCM Annual Conference Exhibitors

15th Annual Conference Highlights

October 25 – 27, 2017

Kalahari Resort

Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin


2017 WAFSCM Conference Brochure (click here)
2017 WAFSCM Conference Schedule of Events (click here)
2017 WAFSCM Conference Presentation Abstracts (click here)
2017 WAFSCM Conference Speaker Biographies (click here)


14th Annual Conference Highlights

November 9 – 11, 2016

Radisson Hotel

La Crosse, Wisconsin


2016 WAFSCM Conference Brochure
2016 WAFSCM Conference Presentation Abstracts
2016 WAFSCM Conference Speaker Bios


13th Annual Conference Highlights

November 4 – 6, 2015

Country Springs Hotel – Conference Center

Pewaukee, Wisconsin


2015 WAFSCM Conference Brochure (printer friendly)
2015 WAFSCM Conference Speaker Abstracts (printer friendly)
WAFSCM Awards Past Winners (2006-2014)


Evaluating Permeable Pavement Options,
J. Scott Mathie, Spancrete

The Role of “Regenerative Stormwater Conveyance” for Stormwater and Flood Management in the Midwest,
Adrienne Cizek, Stormwater Solutions Engineering

Using 1D / 2D Modeling to Analyze Stormwater Flooding Issues in La Crosse,
Michael Schwar, Montgomery Associates: Resource Solutions

Increased Bluff Stability along the Lake Michigan Shoreline in Southeastern Wisconsin between 1976 and 2012,
David M. Mickelson, Geo-Professional Consultants

Lake Michigan-Waukesha Transfer Project, Status Update for EIS,
Shaili Pfeiffer, WDNR Water Use Section

Oconomowoc Watershed Protection Program,
Tom Steinbach, City of Oconomowoc

State of Wisconsin: DNR and WEM, Rock River Flood Inundation Mapping Project,
Roxanne Gray, Meg Galloway, Chris Olds, WDNR

Integrating Climate Change into Oconto County Hazard Mitigation Planning,
Julia Noordyk, UW Sea Grant Institute

The Community Rating System (CRS): Preparing for a CRS Verification Visit,
Lou Ann Patellaro, Insurance Services Office

Flooding and Vulnerability in the Upper Fox River Basin,
Angelina Hanson, Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Improving Customer Service: A web based application for technical assistance requests,
Meg Galloway, WDNR

Pervious, Permeable, and Porous…..are they really the same?,
Mark Walker, Kuert Concrete

Pike River Restoration Adaptive Design and Management: From Cabbages to Cordgrass,
Alice Thompson, Thompson and Associates Wetland Services

Stormwater Innovation at Summerfest,
Carrie Bristoll-Groll, Alyssa Schmitt, Stormwater Solutions Engineering


2015 WAFSCM Annual Conference Sponsors


12th Annual Conference Highlights

Water – from Sewer to Stream to Shoreline

October 29 – October 31, 2014

Glacier Canyon Lodge Conference Center

Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

Quick links:

2014 WAFSCM Conference Brochure (printer friendly)

2014 WAFSCM Thursday Abstracts Combined (printer friendly)

Our 2014 Sponsors and Exhibitors:

2014 Exhibitors Sign

2014 Sponsors Sign



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