Speaking Engagements

WK Dickson professionals frequently speak at regional and national conferences, workshops, and expert panels on a wide range of community infrastructure topics. We have developed an enviable reputation for innovative solutions to infrastructure challenges, with nationally recognized expertise in design technology, sustainability, project delivery, and community process. Our speaking engagements are not just the realm of our firm’s leadership — professionals at all levels within WK Dickson take the opportunity to share their knowledge and tell their stories of discovery.


Year

Event

Location

Presentation

Speaker

2017

2017 SESWA Annual Conference

Louisville, KY

Benthic Macroinvertebrate Habitat Enhancement + Relocation = Impairment Delisting!

Ward Marotti

2017

Mid-Atlantic Stream Restoration Conference

Baltimore, MD

F Aquatic Species Habitat Restoration & Stream Permitting – Advances and Challenges

Ward Marotti

2017

APWA Stormwater Management Conference

Greenville, NC

Fayetteville’s incorporation of stormwater management into the Person Street Streetscape Project

Mark Senior

2017

APWA PWX (Public Works Expo)

Orlando, FL

Town Creek Culvert – Green Infrastructure in the Urban Core

Marc Horstman

2017

APWA-NC Leadership Management Division Conference

New Bern, NC

No Crystal Ball Needed: The RFQ Process Made Easy

Jessica Lambe

2017

APWA SC Annual Conference

Charleston, SC

Stream and Wetland Restoration and Regenerative Stormwater Conveyance = Significant Functional Uplift in Columbia, SC

Ward Marotti

2017

APWA NC Annual Conference

Greenville, NC

Get Off Your Assets and Get to Work!

Michael Cameron

Scott Whalen

2017

Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater Conference

Charleston, SC

Getting the Most Out of Capital Improvement Money Using GIS

Earl Bingham

2017

National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP)

Durham, NC

Impairment De-listing: Benthic Macroinvertebrate Habitat Enhancement and Relocation at Smith Creek, NC

Ward Marotti

2017

GAWP Industrial Conference

Athens, GA

Treatment and Control of a Major Algal Bloom in an Industrial Pond

James Holland

Angela Mettlen

2017

GA Floodplain Managers (GAFM)

Lake Lanier, GA

Challenges Providing Regional Detention to Meet Stormwater Management Requirements

David Braswell

2017

WRRI Annual Conference

Raleigh, NC

Stream and Wetland Restoration + Regenerative Stormwater Conveyance = Significant Functional Uplift in Columbia, SC

Ward Marotti

2017

South Carolina Environmental Conference (SCEC)

Myrtle Beach SC

North Charleston Sewer District's Combined Interceptor Sewer Rehabilitation by Cured-in-Place Pipe Methodology

Want to fund $18M worth of sanitary sewer improvements? Work together.

Microbial Fuel Cells: A Future Paradigm Shift in Wastewater Treatment?

Jay Reigart

Brian Tripp

A. Paul Smith

2017

GAWP Industrial Conference

Athens, GA

'Ready for Leachate? Lessons Learned from Pumping Landfill Leachate to a new Municipal WWTP

Carter Hubard

Bryan Odom

2016

WEASC Operator Conference

Myrtle Beach, SC

Wastewater Treatment Facility Optimization

James Holland

2016

SESWA Annual Conference

Birmingham, AL

Town Creek Culvert: The Model Marriage Between Green and Grey Infrastructure

Marc Horstman

2016

NC AWWA-WEA Annual Conference

Raleigh, NC

Turning Liabilities into Assets: Local Government Stream and Wetland Restoration

Ward Marotti

2016

APWA Stormwater Management Conference

Charlotte, NC

Developing an Integrated Capital Improvement Project Prioritization Model for Strategic Municipal Stormwater Management

Marc Horstman

2016

APWA PWX (Public Works Expo)

Minneapolis, MN

Regenerative Stormwater Conveyances: Giving Old, Perched Outfalls a New Life

Scott Whalen

Marc Hortsman

2016

EcoStream - Stream Ecology and Restoration Conference

Asheville, NC

Benthic Macroinvertebrate Habitat Enhancement and Relocation at Smith Creek, NC

Ward Marotti

2016

APWA NC Annual Conference

Concord, NC

Town Creek Culvert: The Model Marriage Between Green and Grey Infrastructure

Marc Horstman

2016

SCWQA Q2 Membership Meeting

Greenville, SC

North Charleston Sewer District’s Experience with Rehabilitation of Large Diameter Sewers

Jay Reigart

2016

South Carolina Environmental Conference (SCEC)

Myrtle Beach, SC

Road Map to the Future: The Consolidation of Sewer Infrastructure in Rutherford County, North Carolina

Brian Tripp

2016

GAWP Spring Conference

Columbus, GA

Michael Cameron, "Streamlining Field Data Collection and Management: Mobile GIS Applications for Forsyth County

Michael Cameron

2016

National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP)

Chicago, IL

Mitigation banking: Turning Liabilities into Assets

Ward Marotti

2016

GA Floodplain Managers (GAFM)

Lake Lanier, GA

Innovative Stormwater Treatment BMP Produces Multiple Community Benefits

David Braswell

2016

WRRI Annual Conference

Raleigh, NC

Benthic Macroinvertebrate Habitat Enhancement and Relocation at Smith Creek, NC

Ward Marotti

2016

South Carolina Environmental Conference (SCEC)

Myrtle Beach SC

Waste Not, Want Not: Energy Savings Opportunities for Wastewater Treatment Facilities

Using Proactive Assessment to Combat Compliance Issues at the City of Lancaster’s WWTP

Bill Young


James Holland

2016

GAA Spring Workshop

Atlanta, GA

RSA, RPZ, OFA, BFF: How Did We Get All These Planning Acronyms?

Phil Cannon