Early registration for the 2016 World Aquatic Health Conference is open, and organizers are offering financial incentives. Those who sign up by May 31 get an early-registration rate of $445, saving up to $150. Returning attendees have another money-saving opportunity if they refer a friend. Before registering, returnees should email the Conference Team (conference@nspf.org) to learn how to save an extra $100.

Hosted by the National Swimming Pool Foundation, WAHC will occur Oct. 19-21 at Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. There will be more than 40 seminars, with tracks on RWI/Advanced Chemistry, Advanced Filtration Science, Health Benefits, the CDC Model Aquatic Health Code, Advanced Service Concepts, Public Health, Facility Management, and New Industry Technology.

At last year’s World Aquatic Health Conference, the keynote speaker was Olympic gold medal swimmer Rowdy Gaines (shown). At the 2016 WAHC, there will be two keynoters, Dr. Wallace J. Nichols and Bruckner Chase, who will focus on people’s relationship with water.
NSPF At last year’s World Aquatic Health Conference, the keynote speaker was Olympic gold medal swimmer Rowdy Gaines (shown). At the 2016 WAHC, there will be two keynoters, Dr. Wallace J. Nichols and Bruckner Chase, who will focus on people’s relationship with water.

The 2016 keynote speakers will be author Dr. Wallace J. Nichols and professional waterman Bruckner Chase. Nichols will share the Blue Mind concept about the importance of water in all aspects of life; Chase then will show new ways to empower more people to create a relationship with water. More than 400 experts and specialists convene at WAHC each year. Attendees include pool builders, retailers, service technicians, manufacturers, pool operators, aquatic managers, environmental health officials and academics from different nations.