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2020 Virtual Waste Conference

 

September 01, 2020
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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We are working through the limitations of hosting meetings under the Covid Pandemic and will now offer the 2020 Waste Conference as a virtual 2-day event (Sept. 1 & 10).  Each day will be for 3 hours (2-5 pm) featuring a keynote address followed by 2 sessions.  You will have the opportunity to explore and learn about the current state of critical issues related to a wide range of topics focused on managing waste materials. 

Tuesday, September 1, 2020  
     
2:00 - 2:15 PM CST Welcome and Introduction
     
2:15 - 2:45  Keynote Session  
Keynote Speaker:  Peter Wright, Assistant Administrator
    U.S. EPA Office of Land and Emergency Management
     
2:45 - 3:45  Session I – Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser
Moderator:  Stephanie Deery, TRC
   
Speaker:  Mike Butler, PE; TRC Unit Leader
  Engineering, Construction & Remediation, Central Practice - West
Speaker: Matthew Cohn, Attorney
    Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale PC
     
3:45 - 3:50 Transition between sessions
     
3:50 - 4:50 Session II – Emerging Contaminants - PFAS
Moderator:   Andy Perdue, Weaver Consultants Group
   
Speaker:  Russ Rasmussen, Senior Water Policy Advisor
  U.S. EPA Region 5
Speaker:  Bina Joshi, Attorney
  Schiff Hardin LLP
Speaker:  Mark Westra, Principal
    GZA GeoEnvironmental
     
4:50 - 4:55 Closing Remarks  
     
4:55 - 5:00 Transition to Virtual Networking with Sponsors
     
5:00 - 5:30  Sponsor Meet-and-Greet
     
     
Thursday, September 10, 2020  
     
2:00 - 2:15 PM CST Welcome and Introduction
     
2:15 - 2:45  Keynote Session  
Keynote Speaker:  Yesenia Villasenor, Managing EHS Counsel
    Tesla
     
2:45 - 3:45  Session III - State Regulators / Regulatory Update
Moderator:  Deb Jacobson, University of Illinois / Prairie Research Institute
   
Speaker:  Charles Breitenfeldt, Compliance Assistant and Voluntary Programs Mgr
  Indiana Department of Environmental Management
Speaker:  Darsi Foss, Environmental Management Division Administrator
    Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
  Speaker:  Jack Schinderle, Director, Materials Management Division
    Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy
  Speaker:  Kyle Rominger, Chief, Bureau of Land
    Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
     
3:45 - 3:50 Transition between sessions
     
3:50 - 4:50 Session II – Beneficial Reuse & Circular Economy
Moderator:   Pete Tomasi, Foley & Lardner LLP
   
Speaker:  Brian Surane, Vice President
  Chemtron Corporation
Speaker:  Bryan Esch, Environmental Coordinator
  Waupaca Foundry, Inc.
Speaker:  Eric J. Stuart, VP, Environment, Energy and Infrastructure Policy
    Steel Manufacturers Association
     
4:50 - 4:55 Closing Remarks  
     
4:55 - 5:00 Transition to Virtual Happy Hour
     
5:00 - 6:00  Virtual Happy Hour
     

If you have questions or issues registering, please contact Robin Pelsis at 847-202-0418 or [email protected]

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Tickets

$125.00 Member 1-day

$175.00 Member 2-day

$150.00 Member Early Registration Air Conf (2-day)

$160.00 Non-Member 1-day

$220.00 Non-Member 2-day

$195.00 Non-Member Early Air Conference Registration (2-day)

$100.00 Government / Student 1-day

$150.00 Government / Student 2-day

$450.00 Sponsor - General Conference

$600.00 Sponsor - Session

$10.00 Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Certificate - Webinairs

$0.00 PDH Certificate