Public Works Continuing Education Conference

16th Annual Public Works

Virtual Continuing Education Conference

May 19 – 20, 2021

 

This event is co-sponsored by the Rutgers University Center for Government Services and the Public Works Association of New Jersey.

 

Registration Information

 

Attendees registering with a credit card or e-check can register online - Register Online 

Attendees registering with a purchase order/voucher can email the PO/voucher and registration form to cgs@docs.rutgers.edu.  The PO/voucher and registration form must be emailed together to secure a spot - Registration Form 

 

Please use the following information to complete your registration form or when searching for the session you wish to register for online:

Course Title Course Code Course Dates Location Course Fee
Both Days - Public Works Conference PW-1311-SP21-1 May 19 & 20 Virtual $262
Day 1 Only - Public Works Conference PW-1311-SP21-2 Wednesday, May 19 Virtual $134
Day 2 Only - Public Works Conference PW-1311-SP21-3 Thursday, May 20 Virtual $134

Before a student is officially enrolled in a course, payment must be authorized or secured. A student who has a delinquent account with CGS will not be permitted to enroll in any additional courses or events offered by the Center until the delinquency is resolved. Withdrawal requests must be submitted in writing at least 3 business days before the conference start date and will incur a $25 processing fee. Withdrawals will be refunded, minus the $25 fee. Failure to notify CGS within the time frame will result in forfeiture of all fees. There is a $25 fee for returned checks.

All registrations for the conference must be received NO LATER than three business days before the conference begins. Conference registration will be closed on May 14th, 2021 at 9 am. Late registrations will not be accepted.

All conference registrants will receive an access PIN for event participation one to two days prior to the event starting. Handouts can be downloaded from the conference website during the event.

To obtain credit for a session, you must be present through the entire duration of the session and complete the required attendance polls.

Conference Program
 

Wednesday, May 19th

8:00 - 8:15 Online Check-In
   
8:15 - 8:25 Welcome
   
8:25-10:25 Building a Winning Team
  Sean P. Canning, MPA, QPA, CEO, The Canning Group LLC
   
10:25-10:35 Break
   
10:35 - 11:35

CONCURRENT SESSIONS - SELECT ONE

  MS4 Permit Conditions, Implementation Schedule and Mapping Assistance
  Stephen Boyer, Environmental Specialist 4, NJDEP/DWQ/BNPC
Timothy Ebersberger, Environmental Engineer II, NJDEP/DWQ/BNPC
   
  Recycling is Broken
  Gary Smalley, Municipal Services Manager, Republic Services
Jeff Bryk, Sales Supervisor, Republic Services
   
  Cooperative Purchasing
  Sean P. Canning, MPA, QPA, CEO, The Canning Group LLC
   
11:35 - 12:00 Lunch Break
   
12:00 - 1:00 CONCURRENT SESSIONS REPEAT - SELECT ONE
   
1:00 - 1:10 Break
   
1:10 - 2:10 Responding to COVID: A DPW Perspective
  Scott Hutchins, CPWM, CRP, Director of Public Works, Borough of Wharton
Paul McCall, Director of Public Works, Somerset County

 

Thursday, May 20th

8:00 - 8:15 Online Check-In
   
8:15 - 8:25 Welcome
   
8:25-10:25 Introduction to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Public Works Managers
  Shino John, Associate Vice President, Division of Continuing Studies, Rutgers University
   
10:25-10:35 Break
   
10:35 - 11:35 Drugs & Alcohol in the Workplace
  Stephen Ferris CIPS/CPCT, EBF Enterprises LLC
   
11:35 - 12:00 Lunch Break
   
12:00 - 1:00

CONCURRENT SESSIONS - SELECT ONE

  Energy Efficiency Opportunities for Municipal Buildings
  Tony O’Donnell, Outreach Account Manager, NJ’s Clean Energy Program
   
  Fleet Maintenance
  Guy Picone, CPWM, CAFM, Borough of Paramus
   
  Introduction to Pavement Preservation
  Walter Percy IV, Director of Sales and Marketing, Asphalt Paving Systems
   
1:00 - 1:10 Break
   
1:10 - 2:10 CONCURRENT SESSIONS REPEAT - SELECT ONE
 
 

Technical Requirements

 
All attendees will receive a unique conference link specific to their registration.  ALL attendees must log into the event using their own computer (laptop or desktop) to attend the sessions and complete the mandatory attendance polls throughout the event.  The preferred internet browsers are Chrome and Safari.  Please ensure that your internet browser is up to date prior to attending.  Attendees are not required to have cameras to participate in this conference.

 

Continuing Education Credit Information

 
To obtain credit for a session, you must be present through the entire duration of the session and complete the required attendance polls throughout each attended session.

 

CEU information for each conference session will be posted here as it becomes available.

CLICK HERE FOR AVAILABLE CEUs