Innovation & Collaboration in Soil and Water Management

Join us for the 2024 IECA Great Rivers Conference: Innovation & Collaboration in Soil and Water Management Conference, proudly hosted by the Great Rivers Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA), taking place in Lenexa, Kansas, on October 29, 2024. As industry professionals, we recognize the importance of staying ahead in the dynamic field of soil and water management. Throughout the conference, we'll delve into a range of topics tailored to your interests and professional growth. Expect insightful discussions on construction within renewable energy, innovative approaches to soil and water management, emerging techniques in sediment control, strategies for addressing legacy product remnants at sites, and navigating the regulations surrounding natural and biodegradable products. Don't miss out on the opportunity to engage with our exhibitors and sponsors, who play an integral role in advancing our shared goals. The event will kick off Monday evening – Oct 28th - with a warm and welcoming social reception at Martin Brewing, directly next to the host hotel. Mark your calendars and join us as we collectively explore innovation and collaboration in soil and water management.

Continuing Education Credits: 8 Professional Development Hours 
Location: Hyatt Place Lenexa City Center | 8741 Ryckert St, Lenexa, KS 66219

Registration Fees

Early Bird Deadline: October 9

IECA Member: $175
IECA Non-Member: 

Advance Registration: After October 10

IECA Member: $225
IECA Non-Member: 

Registration Will Open Shortly

Hotel Accommodations

Book your accommodations at the conference hotel to save time and money. 

Hyatt Place Kansas City/Lenexa City Center
8741 Ryckert Street Lenexa, Kansas, 66219 United States Room rates start at $159 per night. Click on the link below to secure your reservation or call 913-742-7777 and mention code G-IECO for discounted rates.

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Call for Abstracts Open

Don't miss out on this valuable opportunity to showcase your thought leadership and contribute to the advancement of our industry. Submit an abstract today and take the first step toward making a meaningful impact! Submissions are due June 7, 2024.

Hot Topics for this conference include: 
  • Construction in Renewable Energy
  • Innovative and Lessons Learned Case Studies
  • New Methods of Sediment Control
  • Natural and Biodegradable Products and Regulations

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Hosted By


IECA is the foremost organization for those involved in or concerned about soil erosion control. Membership (in IECA) tells others you take erosion control seriously and you want to help make a difference.

Scott Velting, CPESC, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA