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12/2/2019 to 12/5/2019
When: December 2-5, 2019
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Rd
Las Vegas, Nevada  89109
United States
Contact: ARCSA Office

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ARCSA 2019 Annual Conference and Expo

Las Vegas, Nevada

The American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association (ARCSA) is co-locating its 2019 Annual Conference with the Irrigation Association’s 2019 Irrigation Show, scheduled for December 2-6, 2019 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This event is also co-located with the National Ground Water Association’s annual Groundwater Week summit.

ARCSA’s conference will take place on December 2nd and 3rd and will feature a full line-up of expert presentations on innovative water management topics. The Expo is scheduled for December 4th and 5th. Those who register for the ARCSA Conference will receive free entrance to the Expo.


Exhibitor Information

Exhibitor Registration is now open through the Irrigation Show website!


A limited number of exhibitors have the opportunity to be featured in a dedicated ARCSA Pavilion during the Expo.  Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with over thousands of industry professionals, buyers, and decision-makers from around the world!


ARCSA Members receive the Irrigation Association member price when purchasing exhibit space! For a 10’ x 10’ space, this discount provides a savings of over 50% compared to the nonmember exhibitor fee.


Click here to review the complete Exhibitor Prospectus!


Hotel Information

Hotel reservations can be made on your own or through Connections Housing, the 2019 Irrigation Show’s official housing provider. Connections Housing will offer discounted hotel rates for select hotels conveniently located near the Las Vegas Convention Center. Connections Housing will open housing reservations in May.


Sponsor Information

Support ARCSA and create awareness around your products and services by becoming a Conference Sponsor. We have a number of sponsorship opportunities available, including Platinum, Gold, and Silver-level sponsorships, as well as Support-level sponsorships to underwrite conference breaks and the costs associated with audio-visual equipment. Review the sponsor prospectus to learn more. To become a sponsor, contact us or purchase your sponsorship through our online store today!


Rainwater Harvesting Workshop 


ARCSA will offer its two-day Rainwater Catchment Systems Designer Workshop on Wednesday and Thursday, December 4th and 5th. Separate registration is required. Click here for more information and to register.


Conference Registration



Registration Options

All registrations include ARCSA’s Monday (12/2) and Tuesday (12/3) conference sessions, the ARCSA Evening Social, and access to the Expo (12/4 and 12/5)

Early Bird

Full Price
After 10/31/19

ARCSA Member Full Registration



Non-Member Full Registration



Guest Registration

Available only to spouses or significant others of registrants who do not work in the rainwater or irrigation industry.



Academic Full Registration

Available only to current ARCSA Academic Members.




 ARCSA Premier Business Members: In order to receive your special buy one, get one half off offer, please contact us for assistance.



Conference Schedule


This schedule will be updated as session topics and speakers are confirmed.


All conference events take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center unless otherwise noted.



Sunday, December 1                    


2:00-5:00 pm               Pre-Registration Open

                                      Las Vegas Convention Center Room N250    


2:00-6:00 pm               ARCSA/ARCSA Foundation Joint Board Meeting 

                                      Las Vegas Convention Center Room N250                           


Monday, December 2


7:00 am                       Registration Opens

                                     Las Vegas Convention Center Room N250


8:30-9:00am               Morning Coffee

                                     Las Vegas Convention Center Room N250  


9:00-10:00am             ARCSA Members Annual Meeting

                                     Moderator: David Crawford, President - ARCSA Board of Directors                  


10:10-11:00                 Water Management in Coastal Cities of the Future PDF

           Moderator: David Crawford

           Speaker: Dr. Tamim Younos


11:00-11:50am           Developing a Base Case for Climate Change Analysis of Extreme Events PDF

                                     Moderator: Dr. Tamim Younos

                                     Speaker: Dr. Jason Giovannettone


12:00-12:50pm            Lunch and Networking on Your Own           


1:00-1:30pm                Haiti Orphanage Project PDF

         Moderator: Alex Passini

                                     Speaker: David Crawford


1:30-1:50pm                Brand Awareness and Marketing PDF

         Moderator: Chris Maxwell-Gains

                                     Speaker: Alex Passini


2:00-2:50pm               The Buzz About Rainwater Harvesting Systems and Mosquitoes: PDF

         Is There a Problem and What Do We Do About It?

         Moderator: Rocco Davis

                                     Speaker: Dr. Kathy Gee


2:50-3:00pm               Break Sponsor Presentation by RainBlocs PDF


3:00-3:30pm               Break


3:30-4:20pm               Rainwater Harvesting in Off-Grid Applications PDF

                                     Moderator: Robert Woodland

                                     Speaker: Charlee Myers


4:30-5:20pm                Stormwater Research Update PDF

          Moderator: Bob Boulware

                                      Speakers: Lisa Rozmyn and Chelsea Mitchell


 6:30-8:30pm               Dinner and Evening Social Event

                                      World Famous Senor Frog's Las Vegas

                                      3300 Las Vegas Blvd. South

          Inside Treasure Island Hotel and Casino


Tuesday, December 3


8:30-9:00am                Morning Coffee

                                      Las Vegas Convention Center Room N250  


9:00-9:50am                Growth Opportunities in the One Water and Alternative Onsite Water  PDF

          Reuse Movements 

          Moderator: Lisa Rozmyn

                                      Speaker: Chris Maxwell-Gains


10:00-10:50am           The State of Rainwater Catchment Education in Jamaica

          Moderator: Robert Woodland

                                      Speaker: Robert Stephens - Invited


11:00-11:50pm           Improving Sustainability in Stormwater Infrastructure PDF

         Moderator: Bob Boulware

                                      Speaker: Tom LaRue, PE


12:00-12:50pm           Lunch and Networking on Your Own    


1:00-1:50pm                Plant the Rain, Recycle Your Drain Water, and Save Energy; PDF

          While Growing Resilience, Abundance, and Joy

          Moderator: Dr. Kathy Gee

                                      Speaker: Brad Lancaster


2:00-2:50pm                Rainwater Collection Beyond the Barrel PDF

         Moderator: Jim Urtz

                                      Speaker: Tony Madrone


2:50-3:00pm                Break Sponsor Presentation


3:00-3:30pm                Break 


3:30-4:20pm                State of Rainwater Research PDF

          Moderator: Jim Urtz

                                      Speakers: Dr. Kathy Gee and Dr. Sarah Sojka


4:30-5:00pm                Closing of Conference

           ARCSA New President



Wednesday, December 4                                    


8:00am-5:00pm           Rainwater Catchment Systems Designer Workshop #21120(Day 1)

                                       Las Vegas Convention Center Room N250  

           Separate registration required. 

           This two-day professional workshop is an in-depth rainwater harvesting course that provides the 16 hours of subject-specific

           training required to sit for the ASSE Series 21120 Rainwater Catchment Systems Designer Certification exam.          


10:00am-5:00pm         IA, ARCSA, and NGWA Exposition                           

                                        Las Vegas Convention Center


Thursday, December 5                                        


8:00am-5:00pm           Rainwater Catchment Systems Designer Workshop #21120(Day 2)

                                        Las Vegas Convention Center Room N250  


10:00am-3:00pm         IA, ARCSA, and NGWA Exposition                           

                                        Las Vegas Convention Center






 ARCSA Thanks our 2019 Conference Sponsors!


Platinum Sponsor




Silver Sponsor 



Break Sponsor


Bags Sponsor




Additional Conference Sponsorship Opportunities Available Now!


Raise your profile within the industry while showing your support for ARCSA!

Click here to review 2019 ARCSA Conference sponsorship options, or purchase your sponsorship through our online store!


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