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  1. 1. 2008 Annual Conference of Indiana Soil and Water Conservation Districts <ul><li>January 14-16, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Indianapolis </li></ul><ul><li>Marriott </li></ul><ul><li>Downtown </li></ul><ul><li>www.iaswcd.org </li></ul>
  2. 2. Plug Into . . . <ul><li>Network with over 350 conservationists from across Indiana </li></ul>
  3. 3. Meet with . . . <ul><li>SWCD staff </li></ul><ul><li>Supervisors </li></ul><ul><li>NRCS & DSC staff </li></ul><ul><li>Watershed coordinators </li></ul><ul><li>Conference sponsors </li></ul><ul><li>exhibitors </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why Should You Attend? <ul><li>Visit and learn about conservation products from vendors across the state </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why Should You Attend? <ul><li>Increase your skill and knowledge from a selection of 19 breakout sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Share SWCD successes from across the state </li></ul><ul><li>Celebrate the 40 th Anniversary of the IASWCD: 1968-2008 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Highlights of the 2008 Conference <ul><li>19 Breakout sessions designed around four tracks: Conservation Implementation , Watershed Management , Organizational Management , and Communication and Outreach. For example : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Emerging Water Quality Issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conservation Plantings and Grasses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ But, I’m Not a Politician” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethanol and Rising Corn Prices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 Tips for Marketing Your District and Conservation </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Highlights of the 2008 Conference <ul><li>19 Breakout sessions designed around four tracks: Conservation Implementation , Watershed Management , Organizational Management , and Communication and Outreach. For example : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Emerging Water Quality Issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conservation Plantings and Grasses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ But, I’m Not a Politician” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethanol and Rising Corn Prices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 Tips for Marketing Your District and Conservation </li></ul></ul>Conservation Implementation
  8. 8. Highlights of the 2008 Conference <ul><li>19 Breakout sessions designed around four tracks: Conservation Implementation , Watershed Management , Organizational Management , and Communication and Outreach. For example : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Emerging Water Quality Issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conservation Plantings and Grasses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ But, I’m Not a Politician” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethanol and Rising Corn Prices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 Tips for Marketing Your District and Conservation </li></ul></ul>Conservation Implementation Watershed Management
  9. 9. Highlights of the 2008 Conference <ul><li>19 Breakout sessions designed around four tracks: Conservation Implementation , Watershed Management , Organizational Management , and Communication and Outreach. For example : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Emerging Water Quality Issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conservation Plantings and Grasses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ But, I’m Not a Politician” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethanol and Rising Corn Prices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 Tips for Marketing Your District and Conservation </li></ul></ul>Conservation Implementation Organizational Management Watershed Management
  10. 10. Highlights of the 2008 Conference <ul><li>19 Breakout sessions designed around four tracks: Conservation Implementation , Watershed Management , Organizational Management , and Communication and Outreach. For example : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Emerging Water Quality Issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conservation Plantings and Grasses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ But, I’m Not a Politician” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethanol and Rising Corn Prices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 Tips for Marketing Your District and Conservation </li></ul></ul>Conservation Implementation Organizational Management Watershed Management Communication & Outreach
  11. 11. <ul><li>Welcome Luncheon featuring Colin Beavan , N O I M P A C T M A N </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In August 2006, Colin decided to challenge his own notions of what one man and his family can do to impact the world on a daily basis. He made it his quest, along with his Prada-wearing wife, young daughter and the family dog, to make it as real and personal as possible. The exercise being to reduce their ecological footprint. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colin's goal is to better understand how “Saving this planet depends on finding a middle path that is neither unconsciously consumerist nor self-consciously anti-materialist.” </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Welcome Luncheon featuring Colin Beavan , N O I M P A C T M A N </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In August 2006, Colin decided to challenge his own notions of what one man and his family can do to impact the world on a daily basis. He made it his quest, along with his Prada-wearing wife, young daughter and the family dog, to make it as real and personal as possible. The exercise being to reduce their ecological footprint. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colin's goal is to better understand how “Saving this planet depends on finding a middle path that is neither unconsciously consumerist nor self-consciously anti-materialist.” </li></ul></ul>January 14 Opening Luncheon
  13. 13. Highlights continued… <ul><li>Conservation round tables </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A chance to sit with one-another and discuss various topics of interest </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Leadership in the 21 st Century led by Janet Ayres, Purdue University </li></ul><ul><li>The informative networking Legislative Breakfast </li></ul><ul><li>Three in-depth Wed. workshops </li></ul>
  14. 14. Highlights continued… <ul><li>Conservation round tables </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A chance to sit with one-another and discuss various topics of interest </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Leadership in the 21 st Century led by Janet Ayres, Purdue University </li></ul><ul><li>The informative networking Legislative Breakfast </li></ul><ul><li>Three in-depth Wed. workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Wednesday Workshops </li></ul><ul><li>QuickBooks for SWCDs </li></ul><ul><li>Using On-line Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Water Quality 101/201 </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Banquet entertainment by Tim Grimm , Singer-Songwriter, Actor, Hay Farmer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grimm, a Bartholomew County artist, travels the highways and byways of rural America, “searching every dark corner and crevice of the beaten path to find some sort of beauty and purity. His voice is world weary, but never beaten…” </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Highlights continued… <ul><li>Conference also is a great opportunity . . . </li></ul><ul><li>To network with speakers </li></ul><ul><li>Catch up with friends and peers </li></ul><ul><li>Learn, and </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy yourself! </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>40 th Anniversary of the IASWCD 1968 – 2008 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Celebrate the 92 county Soil and Water Conservation Districts, Supervisors and Staff who are the strength and character of our Association </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Gold Sponsor Silver Sponsor <ul><li>Bronze Sponsors </li></ul><ul><li>Beacon Credit Union </li></ul><ul><li>Beck’s Hybrids </li></ul><ul><li>Brownfield Network </li></ul><ul><li>V3 Companies </li></ul>Supplier of Erosion Control Blanket and scourstop 
  19. 19. <ul><li>To register visit . . . </li></ul><ul><li>The IASWCD Web site www.iaswcd.org and click on the 2008 Annual Conference icon </li></ul><ul><li>Hotel reservations must be made by December 14! </li></ul>

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