Conference ADD-ON Training Course: All About At-Grade Absorption Areas (Feb 6)

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February 6, 2024; 8:00am-11:30am

Register for the All About At-Grade Absorption Areas training course offered in conjunction with the 2024 SUPER Conference.  If you want to add-on optional training courses, you must also be registering for the Annual Conference or the Installation Course (sold separately).  If you want to register multiple employees, just add more tickets to your cart below.

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The PA Septage Management Association (PSMA) will be joining with the PA Association of Sewage Enforcement Officers (PASEO) to offer a joint conference & trade show on Feb 4-6, 2024, in Harrisburg, PA!

We have scheduled a variety of optional full-day and half-day training course options on Sunday (Feb 4), Monday (Feb 5), and Tuesday (Feb 6) for those attendees who want a more in-depth education on select topics. These Add-on training courses are at additional cost.  Since you must be attending the conference to sign-up for these courses, they have been discounted 50% or more from their typical price.  Add your desired training course(s) to your shopping cart and check-out.

View the full Attendee Conference Registration Brochure for descriptions of the various educational offerings & other details.

All About At-Grade Absorption Areas – Training Course (half day – 8:00am-11:30am, offered in lieu of Tue AM conference sessions)
DEP Training Course #1014TECH-0087CLRM; 3 SEO CEUs
Attendees can optionally register for this training course for an additional fee. At-grade absorption areas are an alternative to elevated sand mound systems and are approved for use in PA as an alternate system. The focus of this half day, 3-credit course will be to describe the technical concept and site testing requirements for at-grade absorption areas particularly in comparison to elevated sand mound systems. General design criteria will be presented as well as more detailed absorption area design elements for both the level and sloped at-grade absorption areas. The importance of equalizing flows for sloped systems will be discussed as well as construction and installation techniques, SEO inspections, and system maintenance. Completion of the seminar officially delegates SEOs to independently review and issue permits or at-grade absorption areas.

Member Rate – $30
Non-Member Rate – $45
Note: Members of PASEO/PSMA/POWRA/PAPSS qualify for the member-rate

Registration Closes: Feb 1

Optional Add-On Training Courses:
(Feb 4th: 9am) Enforcement I (full day)
(Feb 4th: 9am) Confined Space Entry (full day)
(Feb 4th: 9am) Ecoflo in PA: Coco Biofilters (half day – AM)
(Feb 4th: 1pm) Dosing – It’s a Matter of Time (half day – PM)
(Feb 4th: 1pm) Eljen Geotextile Sand Filters (half day – PM)
(Feb 5th: 9am) Enforcement II (full day)
(Feb 6th: 8am) All About At-Grade Absorption Areas (half day – AM)

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Additional information

Registration Fee

Member Rate (PSMA/PASEO/POWRA/PAPSS), Non-Member Rate

Event Details

Red Lion Hotel Harrisburg Hershey
4751 Lindle Road
Harrisburg, PA 17111
(717) 939-7841
Room Block Code: SUPE0203 (PSMA & PASEO Joint Conference)
Rate: $100 per night plus tax for single or double occupancy
Deadline to receive group room rate: January 20, 2024

Cancellations must be made, in writing, by January 25, 2024, to receive a refund, less a $50 administrative processing fee.

Start date: February 06, 2024

End date: February 06, 2024

Start time: 08:00 a.m.

End time: 11:30 a.m.

Venue: Red Lion Hotel Harrisburg-Hershey, 4751 Lindle Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17111, Hotel phone (717) 939-7841

Phone: (717) 763-7762 (PMSA)