As the National Swimming Pool Foundation begins to celebrate its 50th year anniversary, it is busy preparing for the 12th annual World Aquatic Health™ Conference (WAHC). Everything that the Foundation does, helps people live healthier lives. Since its inception, the WAHC has established itself as the preeminent scientific conference for the aquatic industry. There are many things that give me life changing experiences at this annual event. From the inspirational keynote speakers to those individuals that have dedicated their lives to helping others. One of this year’s keynote speakers is Rowdy Gaines, a three time Olympic gold medalist. I can’t wait to hear Rowdy speak. Every time I have attended, the conference has delivered. Sometimes it is hard to choose which session to attend, with so many excellent seminars. As I always tell my colleagues, this is a must attend event if you want to stay on the cutting edge of the aquatic world.
Timely and accurate information is a requirement to make knowledgeable decisions that protect lives and enhance aquatic experiences, which results in more users. This information is available to owners, operators, manufacturers, and environmental health officials at the 2015 WAHC on October 7th – 9th in Scottsdale Arizona. The latest in aquatic research will be shared with attendees so you can be prepared for the future. The 2015 Conference for the Model Aquatic Health Code will also be held in conjunction with the WAHC where recommendations for code improvement will be discussed and voted on. I encourage you to attend and become one of the most knowledgeable in the aquatic industry.
Networking is key to the success. The WAHC allows for the opportunity to meet and connect industry leaders, scientists, policy makers, and so many more. Bring a stack of business cards with you. Registration for the conference opens at www.thewahc.org. See you there and together, let’s shape the future through aquatics!