The State’s Largest and Most Comprehensive Stormwater Conference!

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March 6, 2019

Greater Tacoma Convention Center
Tacoma, WA

This focused one-day conference is Washington’s leading stormwater event, convening regulated companies, governments, solution providers, and regulators for learning, networking, and business development.  In addition, Managing Stormwater in Washington features the region’s largest stormwater trade show with over 40 service and technology solution providers.

Keynote Speakers

Kurt Beckett

Deputy CEO

The Northwest Seaport Alliance

Kurt Beckett is the deputy CEO leading operations. He oversees the organization’s internal operations, including port operational efficiencies, port infrastructure development, external affairs, finance and administration, human resources and legal. Prior to joining the NWSA, Beckett served two years as deputy CEO of the Port of Seattle with management duties including capital development, police, public affairs and the office of social responsibility. He joined the Port of Seattle in November 2007 as the external affairs director and in 2010 was promoted to chief of staff.

Prior to joining the ports, Beckett served as chief of staff for Sen. Maria Cantwell from 2004 to 2007, and as her deputy chief of staff from 2001 to 2004. From 1991 to 2000, he worked for Rep. Norm Dicks, including serving as district director for all 6th District operations. Beckett has served on a number of policy committees and panels in Washington state, King County and the Puget Sound region. His successful track record with issues management crosses a broad range of industries, including international trade, aerospace and maritime, natural resources, economic development and clean energy. He has a masters of business administration and bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Washington.

Guillaume Mauger, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington

Guillaume Mauger is a research scientist at University of Washington Climate Impacts Group. Specializing in Climate Science, his work focuses on understanding and adapting to the impacts of climate change on flooding and stormwater in the Pacific Northwest. Guillaume has worked on projects that assess hydrologic changes across a variety of Northwest watersheds, worked to apply climate information in habitat connectivity planning and collaborated with floodplain managers to integrate climate change into their work. In addition to his research, Guillaume serves as a resource to stakeholders that are interested in obtaining and understanding the numerous climate and hydrologic projections that are now available.

Guillaume’s professional mission is to support climate-resilient floodplain management by working with managers, decision-makers, and others to increase the region’s capacity for using climate change science, identify obstacles to adapting to climate change and conduct new research that addresses the needs of managers.


The educational sessions cover basic and advanced topics in the areas of:

Industrial Stormwater Management

Construction Stormwater Management

Municipal Stormwater Management

End User Perspectives






Greater Tacoma Convention Center
1500 Commerce
Tacoma, WA 98402
Hotel Accomodations
Courtyard Marriott – Tacoma Downtown
1515 Commerce Street
Tacoma, WA 98402