CWEA/CASA Presents: Wastewater Based Surveillance – An update on its use and variant tracking - Live Webinar

Includes a Live Web Event on 10/05/2022 at 9:00 AM (PDT)

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Live Webinar:  Free to members and non-members

Contact Hours:  1.8 contact hours towards CWEA certifications: TBD

Updates the wastewater community on recent developments in wastewater based surveillance (WBS) for COVID and its variants. Presenters will be the California Department of Public Health to discuss their program and engagement with WBS: Professor Al Boehm (Stanford University) on her ongoing surveillance work and focus on variants, and Noako Munakata (LACSD) to discuss the Districts work with WBS and future plans.

Speakers include:
Greg Kester - CASA – Moderator
Dr. Alex Yu – California Department of Public Health
Dr. Alexandria Boehm – Stanford University
Dr. Naoko Munakata – Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts

If you need contact hours for your certification, here's a great way to pick those up and learn something new. Contact hours for this webinar apply to all certs.  

Greg Kester (Moderator)

Director of Renewable Resource Programs

California Association of Sanitation Agencies

Greg serves as both the technical and programmatic contact for CASA members and conduit for emerging issues on state and federal level on all biosolids, renewable energy, recycled water, and related issues. Prior to joining CASA, Greg served as the state biosolids coordinator for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. He represented all states in the nation, by their election, to USEPA on all biosolids issues. He served on the National Academy of Sciences Committee which evaluated federal biosolids regulations and produced the 2002 report: Biosolids Applied to Land: Advancing Standards and Practices. Greg holds a BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and is a registered PE in Wisconsin.

Registrants who view the live webinar to see the slides and hear the audio and then enter the correct attention check codes (directions below) will receive 1.8 contact hours towards CWEA certifications: TBD 

To receive your contact hours for viewing the live webinar, please note the two (2) different attention check codes that will be displayed at two different points during the webinar in the top right corner of the presentation for approximately 90 seconds.  Please enter these codes as 1st attention check code – 2nd attention check code (XXXX-XXXX) in the Attention Check Code component under the "Contents" tab.  

Please note, all user activity of CWEA certification holders on the Online Wastewater Education Network is subject to the CWEA Code of Ethics standards for professional conduct and ethics. Certification holders should receive credit for a training only once within the same contact hour period. Any attempt to undermine the certification process may be subject to ethics procedures and possible sanctions. It is not possible to receive contact hours for both attending the live webinar and viewing the recording.  

Once you have entered the correct attendance check codes, you will be able to create and download an electronic certificate of completion under the "Contents" tab.

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CWEA/CASA Presents: Wastewater Based Surveillance (Live Webinar)
10/05/2022 at 9:00 AM (PDT)   |  90 minutes
10/05/2022 at 9:00 AM (PDT)   |  90 minutes PLEASE USE GOOGLE CHROME, MICROSOFT EDGE OR FIREFOX TO ACCESSS THIS WEBINAR.
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Live Viewing: 1.80 Contact Hours Towards CWEA Certifications: TBD credits and certificate available
Live Viewing: 1.80 Contact Hours Towards CWEA Certifications: TBD credits and certificate available Please do not return this certificate to CWEA when applying for or renewing your CWEA Certification(s). These contact hours will be reflected in your mycwea.org account within 2-3 weeks following completion.