Hosted by IECA Great Lakes & Great Rivers Chapters

The Fourth Bi-Annual Great Connections Conference & Expo is going virtual! Join us Tuesday, July 28 - Thursday, July 30th to connect and learn online. This conference is hosted by the The Great Lakes and Great Rivers Chapters of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) along with the International Erosion Control Association (Region One). 

Everything you would expect from the IECA Great Connections Conference - just online. Virtual sessions will be accessible from any devices and will be provided in a combination of recorded and live stream. You will 'see' old friends and make new connections through attendee connection, virtual meet ups and a community board. Explore the exhibit booths spaces and say hello to the conference sponsors who made this event possible. 

A complete agenda of sessions is accessible below. Please note: live presentations will be held for limited periods of time, recorded sessions and expo hall will be available throughout the three day virtual experience starting on Monday, July 27th at 12:00 PM MDT. 

Conference Credit | earn up to 11 Professional Development Hours

Agenda          Register Now

Registration Fees

Early bird Cut Off: July 21st
IECA Member: $50
IECA Non-Member: $100

After: July 21st
IECA Member: 
IECA Non-Member: 

Government and group discounts available, please contact for more information. 

IECA's Group Watch feature is available for groups of three or more.


On-Demand Presentation Schedule (All Sessions are in CST)

All On-Demand Content will be available at 12:00 PM on Monday, July 27th.

Live Presentation Schedule 
Tuesday, July 28

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM - Education Session

Wednesday, July 29
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Education Sessions
10:00AM - 1:00PM - Vendor Showcase
1:00 PM – 3:10 PM - Education Sessions

Thursday, July 30
8:00 AM - 10:20 AM - Education Sessions


You are invited to participate as a sponsor and/or exhibitor at the 2020 Virtual Great Connections Conference. The Great Lakes and Great Rivers Chapters of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) along with IECA Region One invite you to participate in the first ever Virtual Great Connection Conference. Stormwater, Erosion Control and Water-shed Management Professionals are encouraged to participate and learn about the latest techniques and technologies in the industry. 

Become a Virtual Exhibitor or Sponsor!
Booth Includes: ($400 Members/$600 Non-Members)

  • Opportunity to present 15-min Live Stream
  • Virtual Conference Booth
  • Company description on the conference website and app
  • One full registration to the conference
View Exhibitors and Sponsors!

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Platinum and Whova App Sponsor



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Attendee Cancellation & Transfer Policy

Requests for individual registration refunds or transfers must be submitted to IECA in writing. For cancellations prior to 30 days from the event a $10 processing fee will be applied. For cancellations 30 days and less from the event date there will be no refund. Transfer of registrations are encouraged and subject to a $10 processing fee. Booth space and sponsorship purchases are non-refundable. 

Attendee Code of Conduct

IECA is committed to providing an atmosphere in which personal respect and intellectual growth are valued and the free expression and exchange of ideas are encouraged. Consistent with this commitment, it is the policy of IECA that all participants in IECA activities enjoy a welcoming environment free from unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Please visit the following web page for a full description of the IECA Conference Code of Conduct

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