Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 8:00 AM CDT
Friday, October 18, 2019 at 1:00 PM CDT

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Osthoff Resort
101 Osthoff Avenue
Mention WEHA room block
Elkhart Lake, WI 53020

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Brian Hobbs
Wisconsin Environmental Health Association


 To book your room call the front desk directly at 1-800-876-3399 and ask for the WEHA Room block coming in October 15th


Conference (Government) rates are:

$82 for single occupancy standard

$112 for double occupancy standard


Wisconsin Environmental Health Association 2019 Educational Conference 

Join your peers for our Annual Educational Conference.

Day 1 - General Environmental Health Sessions

  • Carbon Monoxide poisoning reporting

  • Source of Lead Poisoning

  • Safe Spaces for Children

  • Addressing PFAS in Wisconsin

  • Drug and Meth Cleanup

  • Legal Issues with Human Health Hazards

  • Roundtable Sessions: opioid cleanup, radon in schools, flooding response, algal blooms

Days 2 & 3 - The Conference

Day 2 (Thursday, October 17) The agenda will contain dual-track options for specific topics relating to food safety and general EH. Thursday will also include a round table discussion by DATCP to allow for more smaller group discussions/answers. Please note: some of the topics DATCP is presenting will be pre-recorded and available after the conference. The pre-recorded sessions will be a power point similar to the webinar series that DATCP is currently doing. These sessions will not be recorded live and will not contain any questions or answers.

The topics for Thursday include:

  • Legionella Case Study in the Dells- Shayna Dye, Ted Tuchalski

  • The Up and Up on Food Safety- Hsing-Yi


  • Pool Review

  • New and Emerging Pests- Batzner Pest Control

  • Plan Review: Cold Storage and Dry Storage Calculator- Julie Hults

  • Licensing, A Year in Review

  • Preparedness Training

  • Retail Inspection and Meat Safety- Paul Pierce, DATCP meat division

  • Round table discussions: Produce Safety, HACCP vs Variance, Maple Syrup, Product Assessment/Challenge Studies, Industrial Hemp, Retail Equipment, Cleaning Up Biological Incidents at Retail.

Day 3 (Friday, October 18) will be a half day closing session with our featured speaker. This year, WEHA is proud to sponsor:

Lone Jespersen, founder of Cultivate. Lone is an entrepreneur, high-level strategist, food safety expert, and visionary dedicated to helping food manufacturers deliver safe and quality food through culture-driven intervention. Find more information about Lone and her mission at https://cultivatefoodsafety.com

To see the current agenda go to the WEHA website. 

Can't make the whole conference? Only want to attend the conference and not the training? You have the option to attend Day 1 only, Day 2 & 3 only, or all 3 days.

Registration Information:

Current WEHA members register at a discount. Not a WEHA member? Please join as a member at https://weha.net/membership/, then come back and register.

Reduced rate registration will be open until October 7, 2019. A late fee will apply after October 8, 2019. Registration will close October 14, 2019, to allow printing and organization of agendas and packets as well as accurate food counts (please make sure to mark the meals you plan to attend).

Day 1- Wednesday (General Environmental Health) will go all day (8:00 am-5:00 pm), breakfast, lunch and snacks are included in registration. Following the training, the annual WEHA business meeting will take place, all are encouraged to attend.

Day 2- Thursday (Day 1 of the Conference) Conference will run all day 7:30 am-5:00 pm, and will include the following meals/breaks: hot breakfast, morning and afternoon snacks, and lunch.

Day 3- Friday (Day 2 of the Conference) Conference is a half day running from 8:00 am-12:30 pm, and will include a hot breakfast.

Hotel Information:

A block of reduced rate rooms is currently available at Osthoff 1-800-876-3399 (single $82 or double room rate $112). Reference WEHA-Wisconsin Environmental Health Association when calling. Make sure to get your room reserved right away since we can not guarantee there will be rooms available closer to the event. Room block will be held until September 18, 2019.

Payments for the Conference:

Payments can be made through Paypal, mailed check, or by credit card (non Paypal account). To pay with credit card and not use a Paypal account, you will need to register first, mark the box "pay by check",  then call Brian at 715-485-8532 to provide credit card info and he will manually run your card. Your registration will be marked paid once confirmation of payment is received.

Silent Auction:

There will be an awesome silent auction to raise money for student scholarships. Bring your checkbook or credit card and spend some time Holiday shopping.

Great door prizes will be drawn and awarded to those in attendance after the final session on Friday.

REGISTER NOW and watch for updates on the WEHA website!!