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March 4-5, 2022


Orange County Convention Center - West Hall E

Orlando



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Questions? 
Exhibitors - ctyson@FloridaPoolPro.com
Attendees - valerie@FloridaPoolPro.com

Education Rates:

• Seeking FL CILB credit: $120/day - after Jan. 31 $135/day
• No CILB credit: $45/day – after Jan. 31 $60/day
• Learning Lab: $10/each
• FSPA Members - All of the above are FREE

SpecialtyCourses:
• Florida Public Pool Specialist – Member: $275 / Non-member: $375
• LP Gas Master Qualifier Endorsed Program – Members $350 / Non-members $500
• LP Gas Florida Laws and Rules – Members $150 / Non-members $200
• GENESIS: Engineering 211: Fluid Hydraulics for Pools & Spas - $1,890
• GENESIS: Design 180: Drawing for Professionals - $1,890

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

SPECIALTY SESSIONS





Florida Public Pool Specialist - Two Days - Member rate
Wednesday 8:00 am - Thursday 5:00 pm

Learn the role of the FPPS in pool operation and management and develop a network of resource materials. Gain the ability to eliminate or minimize physical and biological hazards. Understand Florida state recreational bathing codes and the importance of a positive relationship with the local health department. Understand the need for documentation as it relates to pool/spa operation and liability risks. Perform pool calculations as they relate to pool/equipment measurements and chemical usage computations.
Speaker: Jeff Clarkson, FSPA Instructor
Session Track: Specialty
Session Requirement: BP/WPS/GEN, Session Number: 0611965, CEU Hours: 16



LP Gas Master Qualifier Endorsed Program - Member Rate
Wednesday 8:00 am - Wednesday 5:00 pm

This course covers LP gas safety and the installation, maintenance, service, and repair of LP gas systems and appliances with special considerations for swimming pool related products and systems. This class is manufacturer endorsed. The Certificate of Completion awarded at the completion of this course may be used to apply for the LP Gas Master Qualifier Certification with the Florida Department of Agriculture, Consumer Services Division.
Speaker: Jason Nokk, Gas Training Services
Session Track: Specialty
Session Requirement: LP Gas, Session Number: 0202125, CEU Hours: No Credit



LP Gas CE - Florida Laws and Rules - Member Rate
Thursday 8:00 am - Thursday 12:00 pm

Understand Florida-specific laws and rules governing the service and installation of propane and natural gas appliances and systems.
Speaker: Jason Nokk, Gas Training Services
Session Track: Specialty
Session Requirement: LP Gas, Session Number: 3030303, CEU Hours: 4


GENESIS: Engineering 211: Fluid Hydraulics for Pools & Spas
Wednesday 8:00 am - Thursday 5:00 pm

Develop a basic understanding of the hydraulic principles in order to design more efficient and serviceable hydraulic systems. This class is a core course required for advancing through the GENESIS certification program.
Speaker: Terry Brannon, P.E., GENESIS® Engineering Faculty Advisor
Session Track: GENESIS
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0612788, CEU Hours: 16


GENESIS: Design 180: Drawing for Professionals
Wednesday 8:00 am - Thursday 5:00 pm

In our business, drawing is a tool that you must have in order to effectively communicate with your clients. In this course we will teach you fundamental sketching, drawing and drafting skills, along with how to read and layout plans. No previous drawing experience needed.
Speaker: Andy Kaner, Master CBDP, Aquatic Consultants
Session Track: GENESIS
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 3030404 -No Credit, CEU Hours: 16















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Thursday, March 3rd

Customer Driven Sales
Thursday 8:00 am - Thursday 5:00 pm

Customers are the lifeblood of any company; without them we have no reason to exist. It is imperative that you make them feel like your most important customer - because to them, they are. At the same time, your techs and installers are in this line of work because they like working with their hands, not dealing with people. How are they handling your customers? Are they giving them a reason to come back or driving them to your competitors?
Speaker: Bill Kinnard, Grandy & Associates
Session Track: Management
Session Requirement: BP, Session Number: 0064090, CEU Hours: 8


Common Myths of Water Chemistry & Testing
Thursday 9:00 am - Thursday 10:50 am

An interactive seminar that presents and discusses the most commonly held myths and errors concerning testing for pool/spa water. Learn how to recognize and overcome these misrepresentations, resulting in increased credibility and optimum customer service.
Speaker: Wayne Ivusich, Taylor Technologies, Inc.
Session Track: Maintenance/Cleaning
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0614040, CEU Hours: 2


Overview of Primary Insurance Coverages and Policies for Business
Thursday 11:00 am - Thursday 11:50 am

Review primary Insurance policies and coverages along with the necessity and function of each policy and coverage. Learn common policy conditions, limitations and exclusions.
Speaker: David Griffiths, Insurance by Ken Brown
Session Track: Management
Session Requirement: BP, Session Number: 0613686, CEU Hours: 1


FBC Advanced Module: 2020 Swimming Pool Updates
Thursday 1:00 pm - Thursday 1:50 pm

Review the sources and use of Florida swimming pool and spa codes and statutes. Look at the permitting process for public pools in Florida. Review the Florida Department of Health Notice of Public Pool Resurfacing Form. Identify exemptions for the installation of swimming pool and spa equipment in Special Flood Hazard Zones.
Speaker: Dallas Thiesen, FSPA
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: ADV, Session Number: 0613859, CEU Hours: 1


DOT Regulations for the Pool Industry
Thursday 2:00 pm - Thursday 3:50 pm

Review the Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations that apply to pool service and pool product distribution industries. Become more aware of the applicable rules. See potential safety issues and learn penalties for non-compliance.
Speaker: Robert Sanger, Galaxy Pools with Ken Moyer
Session Track: Management
Session Requirement: WPS/GEN, Session Number: 0610226, CEU Hours: 2


Florida Workers’ Compensation Laws and Requirements
Thursday 4:00 pm - Thursday 4:50 pm

Analyze employer/employee relationship and the course and scope of employment. Learn the benefits and payables available to injured workers and how they are administered. Understand methods available to implement premium cost reductions and to reduce the cost of individual claims.
Speaker: Kerry Tait, Insurance by Ken Brown
Session Track: Management
Session Requirement: WC, Session Number: 0613189, CEU Hours: 1



Friday, March 4th

Selecting, Operating and Maintaining Recreational Water Features
Friday 8:00 am - Friday 8:50 am

Learn about the benefits and challenges of the different types of water features including splash pads, water slides, interactive water play sets, and lazy rivers. This course will also cover all the necessary requirements to operate such water features, including filtration and safety. Attendees will learn about the appropriate upkeep of such water features and be able to determine when a new water feature needs to replace an existing structure.
Speaker: Alex Fletcher, AquaWorx, Inc.
Session Track: Build/Repair, Maintenance/Cleaning
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0614062, CEU Hours: 1


The Importance of Incident Investigations
Friday 8:00 am - Friday 8:50 am

The purpose of the presentation is to help business owners understand how to, and why it is important, to perform thorough incident investigations.
Speaker: Sean Yakicic, Amerisure
Session Track: Management
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0614065, CEU Hours: 1


What Happens if I do That?
Friday 8:00 am - Friday 8:50 am

This course covers the prohibitions and penalties of Ch. 489, the role of code enforcement officers, enforcement of prohibitions and the role of the licensing board. Learn the process of issuing of citations and hearings that may follow.
Speaker: Dallas Thiesen, FSPA
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: LR, Session Number: 0613778, CEU Hours: 1


The VGBA Standard Changed: What Your Company Needs to Know
Friday 8:00 am - Friday 9:50 am

Federal Law changed May 24, 2021, impacting existing public pools and all new pools. Changes to the ASNI/APSP/ICC-16 Drain Cover Standard provided additional options and much more installation detail, while eliminating two untested 'best practices' common in Florida. The APSP-16 Standard Writing Committee Chairman will detail what has changed and how pool professionals can maintain compliance with pools they build, service or inspect.
Speaker: Steve Barnes, AquaStar Products
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0614061, CEU Hours: 2


Basic Recreational Water Chemistry & Testing
Friday 8:00 am - Friday 9:50 am

An intro class into the basics behind sanitation, water balance, and testing techniques. Topics include water balance, sanitation/oxidation, treatment applications, testing techniques, and more. Course is designed for those new to the industry or for veterans who want a refresher.
Speaker: Wayne Ivusich, Taylor Technologies, Inc.
Session Track: Maintenance/Cleaning
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0614036, CEU Hours: 2


Company Culture - The Glue that Binds your Company Together
Friday 8:00 am - Friday 9:50 am

Company culture is the glue that binds your company together. Company culture is the shared values that characterize your company. Competitive wages are important but defining and communicating your company's culture is what keeps your employees engaged. Consumers feel more comfortable working with a company that knows who they are.
Speaker: Gary Hazelberg, Grandy & Associates
Session Track: Management
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0613225, CEU Hours: 2


Water Features: Design, Construction and Performance
Friday 8:00 am - Friday 9:50 am

Bring your customers' pool to life with the addition of water features. This course will cover the aspects of the design, construction, performance and service of various types. Includes the various design options and how they affect the performance of the water feature while covering the flow and plumbing requirements that will allow for proper operation.
Speaker: Mike Childress, Pentair
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0612827, CEU Hours: 2


Optimizing Profits in Pool Construction
Friday 8:00 am - Friday 9:50 am

Study the true cost of building and renovating pools. Look at direct and indirect costs to consider when pricing products and services.
Speaker: Dan Essig, Artistic Pavers
Session Track: Management
Session Requirement: BP, Session Number: 0612800, CEU Hours: 2


Comprehensive Swimming Pool Inspections with Leak Detection
Friday 8:00 am - Friday 9:50 am

A swimming pool inspection isn't complete without a thorough leak detection. Understand how to deliver comprehensive details on the entire pool environment, from safety to functionality, and how to provide a complete leak detection, ensuring the customer that a pool isn't leaking, or address the specifics of where and why their pool is leaking with pinpoint accuracy.
Speaker: Darren Merlob, LeakTronics
Session Track: Maintenance/Cleaning
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0614033, CEU Hours: 2


GENESIS: Engineering 151: The Do's and Don'ts of Pool Engineering & Construction
Friday 8:00 am - Friday 9:50 am

In the field, the correct do’s and don’ts of a project are the difference between a properly built vessel and a failure that equates to wasted time and money. This program breaks down the engineering portions of a project with a checklist detailed from years of in-the-field experience. From plans and soils reporting to waterproofing and compressive strengths, students will leave with high-level information to easily relay these tips to your team.
Speaker: Terry Brannon, P.E., GENESIS® Engineering Faculty Advisor, and Mark Trapani, Upstream Pools
Session Track: GENESIS
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0614099, CEU Hours: 2


Writing your Business Plan
Friday 8:00 am - Friday 9:50 am

What will your company look like one year, two years, or five years from now? Think through the process while creating you company's business plan. This program will walk you through the steps of creating a business plan for your company.
Speaker: Bill Kinnard, Grandy & Associates
Session Track: Management
Session Requirement: BP, Session Number: 0612824, CEU Hours: 2


FBC 2020 Public Pool Sizing
Friday 9:00 am - Friday 9:50 am

Learn 2020 public swimming pool sizing requirements. Calculate public pool size and bathing loads based on FBC 454.1.1.1. Apply calculations learned immediately and then use them on the job.
Speaker: Kent Kimes, Kimes Engineering
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0613706, CEU Hours: 1


Waterproofing Concrete Pools
Friday 9:00 am - Friday 9:50 am

Discussion will include the proper surface preparation, material selection, application and troubleshooting of cementitious waterproofing for concrete pools.
Speaker: Jeffrey Winter, Valcon Industries, Inc.
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0614039, CEU Hours: 1


Site Specific Safety Plans
Friday 9:00 am - Friday 9:50 am

Transform you safety and health plan from a theoretical document into a working program implemented onsite to reduce the impact of hazards.
Speaker: David Blossom, Insurance by Ken Brown
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: WS, Session Number: 0610246, CEU Hours: 1


Your Worst Plumbing Nightmares and Expert Solutions
Friday 10:00 am - Friday 10:50 am

Learn how to correct and improve flow issues with modern PVC fittings. Identify incorrect plumbing configurations and learn how to address repairs and upgrades. Quickly identify plumbing problems.
Speaker: Rick Howard, Rick's Pool Service
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0613708, CEU Hours: 1


Cost Saving Methods for Business Insurance
Friday 10:00 am - Friday 10:50 am

A discussion of the most unusual exposures to loss for the swimming pool industry, how insurance addresses those and way to reduce those insurance costs.
Speaker: David Griffiths, Insurance by Ken Brown
Session Track: Management
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0614032, CEU Hours: 1


Advanced Building Module: 2017 Pool/Spa Energy Efficiency Regulations
Friday 10:00 am - Friday 10:50 am

Understand energy conservation, regulatory requirements, and the pool professional's responsibility to provide products which comply with energy efficiency standards.
Speaker: Jeff Tawney, AquaCal AutoPilor, Inc.
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: ADV, Session Number: 0612971, CEU Hours: 1


Making Waves with Technology
Friday 10:00 am - Friday 10:50 am

Going into depth on how technology has changed the pool industry over the years. Explaining features in technology that will help drive you business. Addressing the changing expectations of pool owners as it related to technology. Live demonstrations of different technologies.
Speaker: Jack Nelson, Skimmer, Inc.
Session Track: Management
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0614035, CEU Hours: 1


Electrical Principles and Requirements for Pools and Spas
Friday 10:00 am - Friday 11:50 am

Review the principles of electrical safety. Set-up and properly use multimeters and voltmeters. Learn how to use electrical calculations in wire and breaker sizing.
Speaker: Mike Childress, Pentair
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: PE, Session Number: 0613683, CEU Hours: 2


Proper Inground Spa Jet Design in a Variable Speed World
Friday 10:00 am - Friday 11:50 am

Learn to determine correct plumbing and VS pump sizing by properly designing and calculating the hydraulics for a spa jet system for inground gunite, fiberglass or vinyl liner applications. Analyze jet demand flow rate and blueprint pump size. Review how to calculate system total head loss.
Speaker: Scott Roodberger, Waterway Plastics
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0613690, CEU Hours: 2


Unique Aspects of Hot Water Chemistry
Friday 10:00 am - Friday 11:50 am

The unique aspects of hot water chemistry and testing for spas and hot tubs will be discussed and explored. Topics include water balance, sanitation/oxidation, treatment application, testing techniques, and more.
Speaker: Wayne Ivusich, Taylor Technologies, Inc.
Session Track: Maintenance/Cleaning
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0614038, CEU Hours: 2


GENESIS: Engineering 155: Elevated Pool Construction
Friday 10:00 am - Friday 11:50 am

Elevated pools are one of the most demanding types of installations to execute. Identify how elevated pool installations are similar to and different from grade level installations. Identify ways in which elevated pools interact with the building they are on and the subsystems of that building. Identify the most common elevated pool failure mechanisms and the best practices to avoid the failure and prevent damage.
Speaker: Terry Brannon, P.E., GENESIS® Engineering Faculty Advisor
Session Track: GENESIS
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0614100, CEU Hours: 2


Options and Considerations for Pool Renovations and Repairs
Friday 10:00 am - Friday 11:50 am

Considering tackling pool/spa renovations and repairs? From site assessment and types of renovations to the bid process and permitting, this class addresses the entire process.
Speaker: Don Cesarone, Lucas Lagoons
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0612893, CEU Hours: 2


VSPs and the DOE
Friday 10:00 am - Friday 11:50 am

Receive an explanation of pump efficiency regulations and VSP benefits. The instructor will demonstrate VSP programming for efficiency and turnover.
Speaker: Rocco Russo, Fluidra
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0614042, CEU Hours: 2


Monthly Money Matters - The Monthly Financial Review
Friday 10:00 am - Friday 11:50 am

In order to keep a true handle on the financial side of our company, you need to keep a handle on the numbers on a monthly basis. This course will cover the importance of the five critical financial reports that need to be reviewed every month.
Speaker: Bill Kinnard, Grandy & Associates
Session Track: Management
Session Requirement: BP, Session Number: 0612428, CEU Hours: 2


Driver Screening & the Importance of MVR Policies
Friday 12:00 pm - Friday 12:50 pm

Business owners with fleets of vehicles will understand the importance of implementing and maintaining a robust driver screening process as a risk management technique.
Speaker: Sean Yakicic, Amerisure
Session Track: Management
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0614064, CEU Hours: 1


Maximize NOT Minimize - Selling to the Commercial Market
Friday 11:00 am - Friday 11:50 am

DOH sets minimum operating parameters for public pools; but as pool/spa professionals we are responsible for setting higher standards and giving customers "the best." Learn to address complex topics regarding equipment, proper protocol for modifications and communicating them to DOH, and how to listen to customers needs.
Speaker: Rick Myers, Lo-Chlor/Team Horner Group
Session Track: Management
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0614059, CEU Hours: 1


Variable Heat Pumps - the Ultimate Heating Efficiency
Friday 11:00 am - Friday 11:50 am

Covers variable-speed heat pump technology and the benefits and savings of using variable speed heat pumps to customers.
Speaker: Jefff Tawney, Team Horner Group
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0613688, CEU Hours: 1


Industrial Grade VFD Alternatives
Friday 11:00 am - Friday 11:50 am

A brief review of Federal Pool Pump regulations, cause of VFD popularity, VFD types that will meet regulation, and single phase vs 3 phase conversion and when it is used. Learn about advanced pump controls - direct control of GPM + direct control of water level.
Speaker: Alvaro Mendoza, Commercial Energy Specialists
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0614063, CEU Hours: 1


Swimming Pool & Spa Basic Electrical Requirements
Friday 11:00 am - Friday 12:50 pm

This course is intended to explain the rules of the National Electric Code (NEC) and the Florida Building Code (FBC) as related to all aspects of electrical requirements for swimming pools. A basic understanding of the rules, terms, and applications will be provided. Changes to the governing codes as they apply to the attendees will be discussed for Florida installations. Chapter 27 of the Florida Building Code and Chapter 680 of the National Electric Code governs the electrical portion of these installations.
Speaker: David Pruette, David Pruette Electrical Services
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: PE, Session Number: 0612739, CEU Hours: 2



Saturday, March 5th

Safety and Compliance: How to Build, Renovate or Repair
Saturday 8:30 am - Saturday 10:20 am

A safe work environment is your responsibility; so is teaching your employees how to work safely onsite.
Speaker: Ken Gregory, Pentair
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0613689, CEU Hours: 2


Creating In-Pool Entertainment Zones
Saturday 8:30 am - Saturday 9:20 am

Add more FUN to your customers swimming experience by selling and building in-pool entertainment zones. This course will focus on in-pool furniture (like swim up bars and tables in spas/grottos), landscape slides, sun shelf add-ons and sports games (like basketball/volleyball). Examples of real world installations will be included.
Speaker:
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0612798, CEU Hours: 1


A Comprehensive Understanding of Performing Leak Detection
Saturday 8:30 am - Saturday 9:20 am

Understand how to guarantee accuracy and precision in leak detection on pools, spas and water bearing vessels. Learn proven methods and what techniques and equipment of the past are not reliable in today’s pool market. Identify the key points that separate successful leak detection services from unsuccessful services, and why.
Speaker: Darren Merlob, LeakTronics
Session Track: Maintenance/Cleaning
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0613715, CEU Hours: 1


Key Performance Indicators for your Department
Saturday 8:30 am - Saturday 9:20 am

This course will teach attendees about proper management of the demand service work in their company. Will will cover specific key performance indicators that owners and service manager should track on each of their technicians to ensure a profitable, productive team of pool service professionals.
Speaker: Bill Kinnard, Grandy & Associates
Session Track: Management
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0613224, CEU Hours: 1


Can I do that? Swimming Pool License Scope of Work and Limitations
Saturday 8:30 am - Saturday 9:20 am

Learn the scope of work and limitations based on the license held. Look at the differences in scope of work for all Florida Swimming Pool occupational licenses. Learn to identify whether or not a given task is within their authorized scope of work.
Speaker: Dallas Thiesen, FSPA
Session Track: Management
Session Requirement: LR, Session Number: 0613681, CEU Hours: 1


Understanding Circulation, Hydraulics and Reduced Speed Technology
Saturday 8:30 am - Saturday 9:20 am

Understand why water flow is crucial for proper circulation and filtration. Learn how to select a pump and filter for a pool for efficient movement of water.
Speaker: Keith Roberts, Hayward
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0613713, CEU Hours: 1


Recreational Water Balance 101
Saturday 8:30 am - Saturday 10:20 am

An interactive seminar discussing the parameters of water balance, how the parameters interrelate, and how maintaining proper water balance can increase your profit margins. Class will troubleshoot specific water balance scenarios as they relate to unusual conditions and circumstances.
Speaker: Wayne Ivusich, Taylor Technologies, Inc.
Session Track: Maintenance/Cleaning
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0614037, CEU Hours: 2


Web Based Automation and Voice Commands
Saturday 8:30 am - Saturday 10:20 am

Attendees will understand the procedure to connect automation to homeowner networks. Attendees will see how Alexa and Siri command integration is possible.
Speaker: Rocco Russo, Fluidra
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0614041, CEU Hours: 2


Pool and Spa Filtration Options and Circulation Requirements
Saturday 8:30 am - Saturday 10:20 am

Distinguish different filtration media types and their qualities. Understand how filters work and how to better maintain them.
Speaker: Mike Childress, Pentair
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0612826, CEU Hours: 2


GENESIS: Construction 171: Project Profiles - An Interactive Discussion on Design and Construction
Saturday 8:30 am - Saturday 10:20 am

The Project Profile series is presented by various GENESIS members, working students throught specific projects from start to finish. Discuss case studies in high-end residential design and construction. Examine the collaborative design/build process in the real world.
Speaker: Joan Roca, Master CBDP, Joan Roca Master Pool Designer
Session Track: GENESIS
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0614093, CEU Hours: 2


Plan Your Next Technology Project Like a Pro
Saturday 8:30 am - Saturday 10:20 am

This will be a hands-on workshop with training and guidance provided to participants and time given to practice/make use of their planning habits. You will be introduced to some of the main technologies used for business growth. Examples of technology projects that have enabled huge leaps for their business owners will be shared. Learn steps professional project managers go through to ensure they lay the foundations for successful technology projects.
Speaker: Kevin Hackett, Team Horner Group
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0614086, CEU Hours: 2


Strategies for Reducing of Workers’ Compensation Cost
Saturday 9:30 am - Saturday 10:20 am

Learn ways to reduce workers’ compensation costs and the methods available to implement cost reductions.
Speaker: David Griffiths, Insurance by Ken Brown
Session Track: Management
Session Requirement: WC, Session Number: 0613201, CEU Hours: 1


64E-9 Health Code Violations for Public Pools
Saturday 9:30 am - Saturday 10:20 am

Discuss recent changes in the 64E-9 Health Code regarding public pools, along with the compliance challenges pool/spa operators experience.
Speaker: Rick Myers, Lo-Chlor
Session Track: Maintenance/Cleaning
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0612731, CEU Hours: 1


Pool Chlorine Mysteries: Chlorine's Annoying Disappearing Act: How to Fix it and Increase Profits
Saturday 9:30 am - Saturday 10:20 am

Chlorine is the crucial disinfectant in nearly all pools. But chlorine leaves pools through a variety of mechanisms placing high demand on chlorine supplies. This course identifies and qualifies avenues of chlorine loss and provides practical solutions to minimize losses.
Speaker: Rick Coffey, Lo-Chlor, LLC
Session Track: Maintenance/Cleaning
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0614034, CEU Hours: 1


Business Planning and Development
Saturday 9:30 am - Saturday 11:20 am

Look at various stages of the business life cycle. Analyze financial data to assess business strengths and weaknesses. Identify internal and external influences which may change the business cycle. Look at steps to take to move to the next phase of the business life cycle.
Speaker: Bill Kent, Team Horner Group
Session Track: Management
Session Requirement: BP, Session Number: 0010755, CEU Hours: 2


Exploring ORP
Saturday 9:30 am - Saturday 11:20 am

This course will explain what ORP means, and will review current applications for both commercial and residential pools and spas.
Speaker: Brad Manning, AquaCal AutoPilor, Inc.
Session Track: Maintenance/Cleaning
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0614066, CEU Hours: 2


Salt Chlorine Generators for Beginners
Saturday 10:30 am - Saturday 11:20 am

This is an introduction of salt chlorine generation for those who have not had much exposure to salt systems. Students are encouraged to bring questions and interact with the instructor to understand the basics of salt chlorination. With the supply side issues and price increases, salt chlorination is again becoming a viable option to traditional chlorine products.
Speaker: Sean Assam, AquaCal AutoPilor, Inc.
Session Track: Maintenance/Cleaning
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0614031, CEU Hours: 1


Lockout/Tagout of Hazardous Energy
Saturday 10:30 am - Saturday 11:20 am

Learn OSHA Lockout/Tag Out requirements. Develop and implement a LOTO plan. Apply the Hazardous Energy Control requirements of the OSHA standards.
Speaker: Sean Yakicic, Amerisure
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: PE, Session Number: 0613249, CEU Hours: 1

 



DBPR CILB Laws and Rules
Saturday 10:30 am - Saturday 11:20 am

There is no excuse for non-compliance when it comes to Florida construction laws and rules. Develop a clear understanding of Chapter 489, Florida Statutes and Chapter 61G4, Florida Administrative Code. This class offers an overview of the regulations that govern the swimming pool industry.
Speaker: Don Cesarone, Lucas Lagoons
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: LR, Session Number: 0609216, CEU Hours: 1


Prevent Pool Popping Accidents
Saturday 10:30 am - Saturday 11:20 am

Learn the reasons pools pop and techiniques to prevent it. Procedures to follow in draining a pool, new pool construction and what to do after a pool pops.
Speaker: David Griffiths and Ken Brown, Insurance by Ken Brown
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0612415, CEU Hours: 1


Gas Pool Heater Not Working – Common Gas Supply Issues and Troubleshooting
Saturday 10:30 am - Saturday 11:20 am

Understand why proper gas supply is critical for operation and the parameters for proper heater installation on new and existing systems. Learn proper manometer use and troubleshooting for gas problems.
Speaker: Keith Roberts, Hayward
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0613684, CEU Hours: 1


Employee Retention Strategies
Saturday 10:30 am - Saturday 11:20 am

Learn factors that the impact of culture and management style have on productivity. Motivate employees thus affecting employee retention. Learn the application of retention strategies immediately.
Speaker: Laura Castanza, Team Horner
Session Track: Management
Session Requirement: BP, Session Number: 0613225, CEU Hours: 1


GENESIS: Construction 309: The Beauty of the Edge - Vanishing Edge, Grass Edge, Perimeter Overflow Pools
Saturday 10:30 am - Saturday 12:20 pm

Vanishing edges and perimeter overflow pools have become more common and their expense is now obtainable to more people. This increase in popularity has demanded solutions to new architectural challenges and more options for edge details than ever before. We established this course to inspire you with beautiful imagery and applied calculations to the real world.
Speaker: Brian Van Bower, Master CBDP, Aquatic Consultants
Session Track: GENESIS
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0614092, CEU Hours: 2


Inline Chlorine Generation: Generadores de Cloro Salino de Hoy: Instalacion y gestion
Saturday 10:30 am - Saturday 12:20 pm

Los generadores de cloro salino son ideales en sistemas de desinfeccion para piscinas como sistema primario o secundario. A traves del entendimiento y comprension de los diversos sistemas y componentes en la plataforma de equipos de hoy, podemos resolver problemas facilmente, aumentar la eficiencia y la eficacia.
Speaker: Gaspar Vargas, AquaCal AutoPilot, Inc.
Session Track: Maintenance/Cleaning
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0612894, CEU Hours: 2


Making Water Move – Hydraulics for the Pool Professional
Saturday 10:30 am - Saturday 12:20 pm

Gain a basic understanding of hydraulic principles. Perform the procedures in selecting the proper pump for new and existing systems.
Speaker: Mike Childress, Pentair
Session Track: Build/Repair
Session Requirement: GEN, Session Number: 0613685, CEU Hours: 2