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Training Seminars 

Expert Water Testing and Water Chemistry Training, Nationwide

Homeowners, retailers, and service professionals will benefit from Taylor’s wide array of comprehensive water testing and water chemistry training seminars, presented by the most knowledgeable and energetic professionals in the pool & spa industry. Check out our schedule to see which training seminars are coming to a trade show or conference near you.

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Pool Industry Expo (PIE)
Sept. 19 – 21, 2019
Monterey Convention Center, Monterey, CA
Taylor booth #405

Training Seminars:

  • Wayne Ivusich will teach a CPO class prior to the show on Wednesday, Sept. 18 and Thu, Sept. 19. For more information on this CPO class, contact Bill Hoy ( or
  • Wayne Ivusich will also be teaching the following on Fri, Sept. 20:
    • "Phosphates & Nitrates - A Pesky Problem" (8:00am - 10:00am)
    • "Water Testing and Chemical Myths" (10:00am - 12:00pm)


NSPF Instructor Program
Oct. 14 – 16, 2019
Williamsburg, VA 

Training Seminars:

  • Wayne Ivusich will be part of the NSPF (PHTA) Teaching Cadre for the Instructors Class (dates/times TBD).


2019 International Pool | Spa | Patio (PSP) Expo
Nov. 5 – 7, 2019
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA
Taylor booth #1607

Training Seminars:

  • Chris Golden will teach "Healthy Water for Bathers & Pool Equipment Begins with Testing" on Tuesday, Nov. 5 (12:30pm - 1:30pm).
  • Wayne Ivusich will teach "Intermediate Water Chemistry & Testing" on Thursday, Nov. 7 (7:30am - 9:00am).
  • Jody O’Grady will teach "The Impact of Disinfection Byproducts and Combined Chlorine on Air and Water Quality" on Thursday, Nov. 7 with Kenneth Gregory from Pentair (11:30am – 12:30pm).


Association of Aquatic Professionals 9th Annual Conference & Exposition (AOAP)
Feb. 17 – 20, 2020 
Frisco Embassy Suites and Convention Center, Frisco, TX
Session Room: Bass/Bush/Erudia (for both seminars)

Training Seminars:

  • Jody O’Grady will teach “Identifying and Compensating for Testing Interferences” on Tuesday, Feb. 18 (1:15 pm – 2:25 pm).
  • Jody O’Grady will also teach “Phosphates & Nitrates: A Pesky Problem?” on Tuesday, Feb. 18 (2:45 pm – 3:55 pm).

Upcoming Live Webinars

Our webinars cover specific issues that you and your customers encounter every day. Sign up for one, or all by clicking on the title; there is zero cost to you or your customers. The webinars will be 30 minutes in length, with additional time for Q+A, on the following Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning at 3 p.m. Eastern Time:

Sanitation & Oxidation 9/10/2019*
Testing Techniques 10/1/2019*
Myths of Water Chemistry & Testing 10/8/2019
Water Balance 101 10/22/2019*
Hot Water Chemistry & Testing 10/29/2019*
Interferences in Water Testing 11/12/2019
A Discussion on Phosphates & Nitrates 11/19/2019
Care & Feeding of Your Test Kit 11/26/2019

The four core webinars are indicated with an asterisk (*). Attend all four within this round of webinars, and you will receive a Certificate of Completion.


Recorded Webinars

Below is a list of our recorded webinars. These webinars cover specific issues that you and your customers encounter every day. 

Testing Methods  
Shelf Life 101  
Sanitation & Oxidation  
Water Balance 101  
Interferences in Water Testing  
Hot Water Chemistry & Testing  
Testing Techniques  
Myths of Water Chemistry & Testing  
Tech Questions  
Phosphates/Nitrates- A Pesky Problem  
Care & Feeding of Your Test Kit  


Taylor’s webinars and training seminars are hosted by Manager of Education & Technical Services, Wayne Ivusich. Spanning almost three decades with Taylor, Wayne regularly presents a variety of seminars to the members of the pool/spa industry from basic chemistry and testing techniques to advanced sanitation issues. Wayne is also responsible for answering technical questions and emails from distributors, service technicians, dealers, health officials, and your everyday pool and spa owner about sanitation, water balance, testing, and other aspects of water chemistry.

Wayne is a CPO®, Certified Pool Inspector™, a National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF) Instructor, and is a member of the NSPF® Education Committee. Wayne edited the chemistry and testing chapters of the Pool & Spa Operator® Handbook, is an editor for the Spanish version of the same manual, and is also an editor of the NSPF® Pool Math Workbook.

Wayne has appeared as a guest speaker for IPSSA, the Western Pool & Spa Show, the Pool Industry Expo, the Florida Environmental Health Association, the Interstate Environmental Association, the New Jersey Environmental Health Association, the California Environmental Health Organization, the Northeast Spa and Pool Association, and many health departments and trade organizations across the country.