Eric Woolson, president and CEO of The Concept Works, will be one of the featured speakers at a Sept. 1 stormwater utility workshop in Ankeny, Iowa, sponsored by the Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities.
Other speakers include Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities environmental scientist Pat Sauer, Bettendorf Public Works Director Wally Mook, SeeCity GIS consultant Jim Petro, and Iowa City Engineer Brian Boelk.
Woolson’s presentation is entitled, “Effective Public Relations for Your Stormwater Utility: How to Persuade Constituents that the Future is Now.” In addition to his experience in developing communications strategies and tactics for public sector entities, Woolson is a regular contributor to Stormwater and Erosion Control. The magazines are published by Forester Communications, a Santa Barbara, Calif.-based company, (www.forester.net).
Woolson founded The Concept Works in 2002. The West Des Moines, Iowa, firm specializes in government, public and media relations and crisis management for corporations, nonprofit organizations and political clients.
For additional information about the conference, contact Pat Sauer at 1-800-810-4268.