Education Session Presentations

Integrating Marinas and Public Spaces – Increasing Access Through Community Partnerships (1 LU/HSW)
Greg Weykamp, ASLA, LEED AP President/Principal, Edgewater Resources, LLC  – Presentation

How to Attract Loopers and Other Active Transient Boaters to Your Marina
Kim Russo, Director, America’s Great Loop Cruisers Association – Presentation

The Benefits of Employee Training and Engagement – Presentation
Mark Gallavan, Assistant General Manager, Bay Point Resort and Marina
David Barth, Director, Business Operations, Bay Point Resort and Marina

Understanding Float Wave Attenuators (1 LU)
Christopher K. Goshow, P.E., Principal, IWC USA Office – Presentation

Working with the Government: Corps and TVA Guidance on Project Expansion and New Development
Michael T. Abernathy, Chief, Real Estate Division, Real Estate Contracting Officer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Nashville District – Presentation 
Rebecca Hayden, Senior Manager, Recreation and Shoreline Management, Tennessee Valley Authority – Presentation 

National Electric Code – An In-depth Study of the New 2017 Marina Electric Codes (1 LU/HSW)
Gary Loftis, P.E. Maffett Loftis Engineering – Presentation

Journey to Best in Class: Risk Management, Safety and Storm Planning Best Practices for Marine Facilities and Contractors
Kerry Gonzalez, CEO and Marketing Director, AMG Insurance International – Presentation  Handouts

Federal Grants Available to Marinas for Equipment, Construction and More
Greg Harlan, Private Consultant – Presentation 

Digital Marketing in 2018 and How Automation Could Impact Marinas
Iaian Archibald, Co-Founder and CEO, Swell Advantage – Presentation
Paul Norton, Co-Founder and CEO, SlipSure – Presentation

Combining Maintenance, Operational and Capital Planning (1 LU)
Dan Natchez, President, Daniel Natchez & Associates – Presentation

Planning for Power at a Marina – from Equipment, Layout, to Costs (1 LU)
Chris Dolan, Manager, Sales & Customer Relations, Marina Electrical Equipment – Presentation

Fuel Docks – The Heart and Soul of a Marina
Jeremy Enck, General Manager, Jamestown Marina – PresentationI