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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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The Pool & Spa Show powered by the Northeast Spa & Pool Association
Jan. 28 – 30, 2020 
Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, NJ
Taylor booth #3637

Training Seminars:

  • Wayne Ivusich will teach “The Unique Aspects of Hot Water Chemistry & Testing” on Monday, Jan. 27 (2:15 – 3:45 pm).
  • Wayne Ivusich will teach “Basic Water Chemistry & Testing” on Tuesday, Jan. 28 (8:30 – 11:45 am). This will be Wayne’s 27th anniversary of teaching this class at this show!
  • Jody O’Grady will teach “Analysis and Understanding of Source Water (PHTA University)” on Tuesday, Jan. 28 (10:15– 11:45 am) with other select members of the Recreational Water Quality Committee.


Everything Under the Sun Expo
Feb. 14 – 15, 2020 
Orange County Convention Center, West Hall E, Orlando, FL
Taylor booth #734

Training Seminars:

  • Wayne Ivusich will teach “Testing Methods, Interferences and Techniques” on Friday, Feb. 14 (8:00 – 9:50 am) in room #W231B.
  • Wayne Ivusich will teach “Intermediate Water Chemistry & Testing” on Friday, Feb. 14 (10:00 – 11:50 am) in room #W231B.
  • Wayne Ivusich will teach “Water Balance 101 – The LSI is Your Friend” on Saturday, Feb. 15 (8:30 – 10:20 am) in room #W231C.


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)
Taylor booth #522

Training Seminars:

  • Jody O’Grady will teach “Identifying and Compensating for Testing Interferences” on Tuesday, Feb. 18 (1:15 – 2:25 pm).
  • Jody O’Grady will also teach “Phosphates & Nitrates: A Pesky Problem?” on Tuesday, Feb. 18 (2:45 – 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 12/3/2019*
Care & Feeding of Your Test Kit 12/10/2019
Testing Techniques 12/17/2019*
Myths of Water Chemistry & Testing 1/7/2020
Water Balance 101 1/14/2020*
Hot Water Chemistry & Testing 1/21/2020*
Interferences in Water Testing 2/4/2020
A Discussion on Phosphates & Nitrates 2/11/2020

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®, Pool and Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) CPO® Instructor, and a member of the PHTA Education Cadre. 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 PHTA 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.