2020 Annual Conference of Indiana Soil & Water Conservation Districts

January 12-14, 2020
Indianapolis Marriott Downtown

NEW! Conference Brochure is now complete and you can view it prior to the conference! 2020
Annual Conference Brochure

Sunday, January 12
2:00 p.m. Registration opens
3:00 p.m. State Soil Conservation Board Meeting
5:00 p.m. IDEA Members meeting – All are welcome
5:00 p.m. NEW THIS YEAR: New Staff and Supervisor Training (1 hour)
7:30 p.m. Keynote Meet and Greet (tentative)
Monday, January 13
7:30 a.m. Trade Show Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Opening Session
11:00 a.m. Training Sessions #1 (view here)
12:00 p.m. Networking Luncheon
1:30 p.m. Training Sessions #2 (view here)
3:00 p.m. Round tables (click here to view topics/speakers)
4:00 p.m. SWCD Region Meetings
5:00 p.m. SWCD Resolutions Review & Legislative Breakfast Updates
5:30 p.m. Dinner on your own
7:30 p.m. Welcome Reception
Tuesday, January 14
7:30 a.m. Legislative Breakfast
9:00 a.m. IASWCD BUSINESS MEETING and Training Sessions #3 (view here)
9:00 a.m. NRCS Staff Meeting
11:00 a.m. Training Sessions #4 (view here)
12:00 p.m. Awards Luncheon and Adjourn

(Early Bird Rates ended December 6, 2019)
Current Rates:
Full Conference: $365
Monday only: $250
Tuesday only: $220 (includes Awards Luncheon)
Additional Awards Luncheon ticket: $75
Additional Legislative Breakfast ticket: $65

    Full Registration: $200
    Monday only: $125
    Tuesday only: $125
Online Conference Registration – NOW OPEN!
IASWCD 2020 Conference Standard Registration Form (pdf)

You can now book your room(s) for the conference. 
Indianapolis Marriott Downtown
350 West Maryland Street. • Indianapolis • Indiana • 46225

1-877-303-0104 • Rate: $127.00 / night plus tax.
Reserve here: https://book.passkey.com/go/SoilandWater2020

Rooms are available Sunday – Tuesday at the group rate.
(Individually responsible for room charges and reservations)

Reserve by December 13, 2019  

Each Soil and Water Conservation District in good standing (fully paid annual dues) with the Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts, Inc. will have the opportunity to send one SWCD Supervisor delegate to the Annual Meeting. The vote of the district will be cast by the delegate or the alternate. One delegate and an alternate shall be selected by each district before the date of any association meeting and their names shall be sent to the secretary of the association ten days prior to the meeting. All such delegates and alternates shall be officially elected and/or appointed supervisors or associate supervisors. The delegate and alternate shall be seated at any association meeting. REGISTRATION FOR DELEGATES IS NOW CLOSED. ADDITIONAL DELEGATES MAY ATTEND THE DAY OF, BUT WILL NEED TO BE APPROVED TO BE SEATED AND VOTE. 


2020 Submitted Resolutions (3)

Update on adopted Resolutions 2014-2018

Archived Presentations from past conferences.


Presentations given at the 2019 Annual Conference:

IASWCD 2019 Conf_Dr.BrockZehr_Transitioning Multi-Gen Staff

IASWCD 2019 Conf_Dr.EileenKladivko_Soil Health Tests

IASWCD 2019 Conf_LauraBowling_Indiana Ag Changing Climate

IASWCD 2019 Conf_LindaProkopy_MetaReview of Barriers and Motivations

IASWCD 2019 Conf_WillDrews_Knox County CISMA