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The 2020 "Virtual" Fall Joint Conference

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The 2020 Joint Conference is going virtual! Webinars include: EGLE Directors, PFAS, Ozone, Dam Failure & High Waters, & COVID-19 Challenges.

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Hear from EGLE Director Liesl Clark as well as the Latest Environmental Updates, with Sessions on Air, Water, and Waste!

The Annual Fall Joint Conference, sponsored by the East & West Michigan Chapters of the Air & Waste Management Association and the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, is going virtual and will take place Nov. 5 - 19, 2020.

Save the dates of November 5, 10, 12, 17 & 19, from 9:00 - 11:00 am (Exception - Day 1 of the conference, November 5, will end at 11:30 am). All breakouts include Q&A with the speakers.

Sit back, relax, and enjoy a front row seat while we bring the experts to you. Although our methods may have changed, we remain committed to assisting environmental professionals with their environmental compliance needs and staying connected with colleagues. Our 2020 Virtual Joint Conference will provide interactive sessions focused on compliance with air, waste, and water regulations.

This virtual conference will provide:

• A breakout session with Michigan EGLE's Director, Liesl Clark, and division directors;

• Four additional breakout sessions on current, relevant, environmental concerns and issues facing environmental professionals in Michigan;

• Opportunities to earn Professional Development/Continuing Education Hours;

• Opportunities to meet virtually with compliance staff and breakout presenters for Q&A

• Chance to converse with your peers, industry leaders, and stakeholders; and

• Much more…

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DATES & TOPICS include:

Welcome and EGLE Directors and Liesl Eichler Clark – Thursday 11/5/2020

Sponsor: NTH Consultants

Updates from Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) Directors

  • Director of EGLE – Liesl Eichler Clark
  • Air Quality Division – Mary Ann Dolehanty
  • Materials Management Division – Robert Jackson (Acting Assistant)
  • Remediation and Redevelopment Division – Mike Neller
  • Water Resources Division – Teresa Seidel
  • Question and Answer Session to Follow

Emerging Contaminants (PFAS) in Michigan - Tuesday 11/10/2020

Sponsor: Barr Engineering

  • Regulatory and Legal Updates – Lee Johnson, Honigman Business Law Firm
  • EGLE PFAS Specialists
  • Virtual Tour with U.S. Ecology
  • Question and Answer Session to Follow

Air Quality – Michigan Nonattainment Areas - Thursday 11/12/2020

Sponsor: Fishbeck

  • Legal Issues with Nonattainment Area Designations – Kurt Kissling, Warner Norcross & Judd Law
  • Roadmap to Ozone Attainment – Jay Olaguer, EGLE AQD
  • Ozone Control with Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) for VOC and NOx – Trace McDonald, EGLE AQD
  • Question and Answer Session to Follow

Dam Failures and High Water - Tuesday 11/17/2020

Sponsor: GZA Environmental

  • Modeling Dam Failure and Causes of the Edenville Dam Failure – GZA / Rutgers University
  • High Water, Luis Saldivia, EGLE Water Resources Division
  • Challenges with High Water on the Great Lakes Dana Burch, Prein & Newhof
  • Water and Dam Safety Specialists
  • Industry Representatives
  • Question and Answer Session to Follow

Environmental Challenges in 2020: COVID, Climate, and Conference Wrap-up - Thursday 11/19/2020

Sponsor: Fishbeck

  • COVID-19 Challenges for EHS professionals – Jeff Fusee and Ted Perron, Fishbeck
  • An Attorney’s View of COVID-19 – Peter Ruddell, Honigman Business Law Firm
  • Industry Perspectives on Carbon Reduction and Neutrality
  • Herman Miller – Gabe Wing
  • Consumers Energy – Jim Roush
  • Steelcase – TBA
  • Question and Answer Session to Follow

GOLD SPONSORS:

GOLD SPONSORS (exclusive for individual breakout sessions):

Nov. 5: NTH Consultants, Ltd.

Nov. 10: Barr Engineering Co.

Nov. 12: Fishbeck

Nov. 17: GZA GeoEnvironmental

Nov. 19: Fishbeck

$250 Gold Sponsorship (1 per breakout session) includes:

  • One free virtual “admission” to conference
  • Recognition as the Gold sponsor on final agenda, websites, invitation emails, and slide at beginning of conference
  • Verbal recognition at beginning of conference and during a selected session
  • Logo on a splash screen at the beginning of conference and at the beginning of their breakout session

SILVER SPONSORS:

SILVER SPONSORS (general conference sponsorship):

Pace Analytical

RWDI

$100 Silver Sponsorship (general for conference) includes:

  • Recognition as Silver sponsor on final agenda, websites, invitation emails, and slide at beginning of conference
  • Verbal recognition at beginning of conference
  • Logo on a splash screen at the beginning of conference

To become a Silver Sponsor, please contact Jill Kamp at jkwmawma@gmail.com.

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