TWCA 69th Annual Convention - March 6-8, 2013 - Sheraton
President Luana Buckner invites you to attend the 69TH
ANNUAL CONVENTION of the Texas Water Conservation
Association scheduled for Wednesday, March 6 - Friday, March 8,
2013, at The Sheraton Austin Hotel, Austin, TX.
The format for the convention will be similar to previous
conventions, with all attendees invited to participate in the
NWRA luncheon, the reception and dinner on Thursday, and the
Presidents' breakfast on Friday morning.
State Representative Allan Ritter, Chair of the
House Committee on Natural Resources, highlights the water laws
session on Wednesday afternoon with a discussion of activities
in the Texas House. The water laws session will also
include a presentation on groundwater management. The
water quality session that follows will include presentations on nutrient issues and sedimentation in reservoirs.
Thursday's Panel Sessions will include a wide range of topics
such as a weather outlook, a review of hydraulic fracturing
activities, dam safety, conservation and drought planning, and
the Texas Farm Bureau litigation regarding the TCEQ's surface
water curtailment rules.
Commissioner Todd staples
will speak at the TWCA/NWRA luncheon on Thursday.
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd staples will speak at the
TWCA/NWRA luncheon on Thursday.
State Senator Kirk Watson, TCEQ Commissioner
Toby Baker, and Texas Parks and Wildlife
Department Executive Director Carter Smith
highlight Friday morning's general session.
The types of registrations are:
TWCA Member Registration Fee (Includes NWRA Luncheon,
Reception and Awards Dinner, Presidents Breakfast,
convention material and admission to all sessions.)
||$ 65.00 each
Awards Dinner Tickets
||$ 75.00 each
We have arranged a special rate with the Sheraton Austin Hotel
at $189.00 plus tax for a single or double room. YOU MUST MAKE
YOUR RESERVATIONS DIRECTLY WITH THE HOTEL BY MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8,
2013 IN ORDER TO RECEIVE THE DISCOUNTED RATE. FOR
RESERVATIONS CALL (800) 325-3535 OR (512) 478-1111, and the
address is 701 East 11TH Street, Austin, TX 78701.
may use this link for online hotel reservations Texas Water
Conservation Association 2013 Annual Conference
There is a 7-Day cancellation clause. In the event a
cancellation does occur less than 7 days prior to your scheduled
arrival, the hotel is enforcing a charge of one night's room
rate and tax. If you make a reservation with the Sheraton
Austin Hotel and will not need your reservation, please contact
the TWCA office prior to canceling your reservation and we will
make every attempt to reassign it to another member on our
waiting list which will result in the cancellation penalty being
Please complete the attached registration form and return it by
mail to the TWCA office, or by email to no later than FRIDAY,
March 1, 2013.
Return registration by mail:
Texas Water Conservation Association Inc.
221 East 9th Street, Suite 206
Austin, Texas 78701
Return registration by email:
Please note that there will be a $100.00 administrative fee
charged on all refund requests. All refunds will be
processed within thirty (30) days following the convention.
There will be no refunds for cancellations received after
Friday, February 22, 2013.
Registration packets can be picked up on Wednesday, March 6,
2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or Thursday, March 7, 2013 from
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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