Conference Location

The Fort Golf Resort, 6002 N Post Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46216

Registration Fees

   TUES Only  WED Only  TUES/WED
 Member  $195  $195  $275
 Nonmember  $275  $275  $355
Fees increase $50 on September 19


Room Block - expired

Fort Harrison Inn, 5830 N Post Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46216

Fee | $124.99 - $194.99

Group Code: 104AIS


Limited rooms are available. You must call the number above for availability.  

Silent Auction



Tuesday, October 4

9:00 am 

Educator Roundtable 
Have a problem student during your lessons? Need to know how to get adults to attend programs? Bring your questions and come help solve issues during our educator roundtable. You’ll be inspired by educators as we discuss our current educational lessons, what we have planned for the future, and tips on how we plan to lead our counties into a greener world!

10:30 am 

Green Wave Tour

12:00 PM

Provided by Green Wave

1:30 PM

Video Creation
Explore a guided walk through of the free version of Davinci Resolve 17. DaVinci Resolve is an intuitive post-production video editing application for macOS and Windows. This workshop will walk attendants through the basics of importing footage all the way down to exporting a completed project.
Josiah McMiller, MS, Ivy Tech Community College Indianapolis

3:30 pm 

Canva Workshop
Learn how Canva is an easy way—without any graphic design experience—to create professional graphics for social media, presentations, newsletters, brochures, and more. Get up and running with Canva in this short workshop, where you will learn how to add and edit images, work with typography, and use the built-in design templates to build your next project with Canva.
Stefanie Hoffmeier, Dearborn County Solid Waste Management District

5:00 PM

Free Time

7:30 PM

Social Event
Jockamo Upper Crust Pizza, 9165 Otis Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46216
Appetizers provided. All other food and drink must be purchased. 

Wednesday, October 5

7:30 AM


8:00 AM

Annual Business Meeting

8:30 AM

Vendor Presentations

9:00 am 

Understand Your Plan
Not quite ready to retire, but want to know more about your retirement plan? Please plan on attending as you will be walked through the ins and outs of both the PERF Hybrid and the PERF My Choice plans.
Tom Schabel, CRC®, Indiana Public Retirement System (INPRS)

9:45 AM

Vendor Visits

10:15 AM

Director's Roundtable
Spend some time with your peers getting that nagging question answered or sharing a success story. Is there something you would like the AISWMD to address or provide for members? This session is for you! Come and share or come and just listen!

11:00 AM

Stress Management
Join in a discussion about the positive links between physical activity and nutrition on mental health. Learn about the prevalence of substance use disorder, mental health and physical inactivity across Indiana, how physical activity positively impacts recovery, and opportunities within your area that can be utilized as tools to improve health and wellness.
Antonia Sawyer, SHIPHAPPENS, INC.

11:30 AM


12:00 PM

State Board of Accounts
Todd Caldwell and Michael Crowley will be discussing common issues in regard to special districts as well as changes and frequently asked questions.

12:30 PM


12:45 PM

How SWMDs fit into the Circular Economy
Sustainability and circular economy and how Solid Waste Management Districts fit into that picture.
Meghan Hunt, HG Ventures

1:30 PM

Vendor Visits

1:45 PM

Managing Household Hazardous Waste Collections
What laws govern our facilities and events as well as financing options for your program.

2:30 PM

Vendor Visits

2:45 PM

Working with your MS4
Learn what an MS4 is and how program goals can overlap with SWMDs.
Tim Stottlemyer, Noblesville MS4 Coordinator

3:30 PM

Silent Auction Checkout

4:00 PM

End of Retreat

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