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20th Annual Conference & Trade Show

Event Details

February 1-2, 2023

Ho-Chunk Hotel & Convention Center
Lower Dells Ballroom
S3214 County Road Bd
Baraboo, WI 53913


Registration is now closed. Please email with any questions.

Overview of Event

Each year, NASECA-WI hosts the state’s largest event focused solely on erosion control and stormwater management. NASECA-WI strives to offer topics that enhance attendees professional development including a mix of regulatory topics, best management practices, project reviews, and other industry information.

Topics and Presenters (subject to change)

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

  • Horizontal Directional Drilling Standard (1072), Mike Hackel, Homburg Construction
  • WisDOT Erosion Mat Discussion, Hans Hallanger, Wisconsin Department of Transportation
  • Elroy-Sparta State Trail Repair: A Case Study, Bill Biesmann, KL Engineering
  • WisDOT Product Updates, Christine Krall, Wisconsin Department of Transportation
  • Funding Sources for Wisconsin Communities, Rocky Schneider, AE2S
  • Linear Transmission Line Projects, Jay Settersten, SetterTech
  • Preparing Wisconsin Waters for Climate Change, Katie Hein, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
  • Lake Ripley Park Improvement Project, Clay Frazer, Native Range Ecological and Jay Settersten, SetterTech
  • (Ethics) Are you GOOD, or LUCKY? Professional Liability & Preventing the Big, Bad, & Ugly, Allison Schneider, Holmes Murphy & Associates

Thursday, February 2, 2023

  • Plastic Pipe Standard, Ed Lilla, Wisconsin Department of Transportation
  • Meeting DNR & Dane County Infiltration Standard, Eric Rortvedt, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Theresa Nelson, Dane County Land & Water Resources
  • Using Alum and Hydrogen Peroxide to Capture Phosphorus and Improve a Stormwater Pond’s Water Quality – A Low Tech Approach, Richard Wedepohl and Kevin Connors, Dane Co.
  • Non-Permanent Pool Stormwater Basin, Dan Bekta, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
  • Value-Added Solar: Maximizing Ecosystem Services through Strategic Siting and Low-Impact Construction, Joe Pallardy & Ethan Hau, Emmons & Olivier Resources, Inc.
  • Green Roofs- Funding & Lessons Learned, Chris Schultz, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District 
  • Rooftop Stormwater Detention, Matt Draus, SemperGreen
  • WisDOT TS4 Annual Report Requirements, Zach Topel & Luke Melotik, AECOM and Hans Hallanger, WisDOT
  • Current Forest Health Issues for Erosion Control and Stormwater Management, Bill McNee, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
  • Wisconsin DNR Urban Nonpoint Source & Storm Water Management Grant Programs, Molly Richardson and Joanna Griffin, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
  • Using XPSWMM for Stormwater Management- Case Study, Phil Gaebler, City of Madison
  • WinSLAMM v 10.5.0 Biofiltration Update, John Voorhees, AECOM

Thank You to Our Sponsors and Supporters

NASECA-WI Room Block

NASECA-WI has arranged a block of rooms to be held for our attendees at a rate of $99/night. To make a reservation, call 800.746.2486 and ask for the NASECA-WI – Attendees Block or provide group room block ID# 12393 or online. Reservations must be received by January 17.

Continuing Education

The Annual Conference offers 12 CE for full conference registration, which may apply toward PE requirements, in addition to 1 credit hour of professional conduct and ethics. The continuing education offered may be submitted for credit toward Wisconsin’s Department of Safety & Professional Services credentials including: Commercial Building Inspector, Dwelling Contractor Qualifier, Journeyman Plumber Restricted Service, Master Plumber Restricted Service, Utility Contractor, and UDC Construction Inspector.

Become a Presenter

Call for Presentations
Deadline January 11, 2023

NASECA-WI invites you to submit an abstract for presentation at the 20th Annual Conference, “Advancements in Stormwater and Erosion Control,” which will take place in-person and virtually on February 1-2, 2023. We encourage submissions of non-promotional abstracts related to projects and research in the areas of stormwater management and erosion control.

Why should you submit an abstract for presentation at the NASECA-WI Annual Conference?

Your peers will appreciate learning about your unique project, solutions to the obstacles you encountered, and overall success of your project.

Presenting is a great way to boost your resume as both a professional and thought leader in the industry.

Showcasing the details of a successful project helps to gain positive exposure for your employer.

Receive a complimentary conference registration.

Guidelines for Presentations

    • All presentations must be non-promotional in nature.
    • Presentations will be 15 minutes each with an additional 5 minutes for question and answer.

Submit Your Abstract

Please provide the following information on a cover sheet when you submit your abstract by email to

  • Author and co-author name (if applicable), affiliation, email address, and daytime phone
  • Whether the abstract relates to the stormwater management or erosion control topic
  • Presenter biography
  • Presentation title
  • Presentation abstract (no more than 1500 characters)
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