2017 Spring Conference Agenda and Presentations

    2017 Spring Conference Agenda with Available Presentations

         Tuesday, April 4, 2017

    7:00 - 8:30

           NC SWANA Breakfast

    8:45 - 9:15

    Introduction and Welcome/ Committee Updates

    Chris Stahl

    President, NC SWANA


    9:15 - 10:15

    Safety: Industry Statistics and Best Practices

    DOT Updates: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Admin.

    John Pfleger

    NC SWANA Safety Ambassador/                   Senior EHS Specialist, Waste Industries


    Drones and Solid Waste Management

    Michael Lawless, PG      

    Draper Aden Associates

    10:45 - 11:15

           Break In Exhibit Hall

    11:15 - 12:00

    Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) for Mapping

    Vance Moore, P. E.        

                       President, Garrett & Moore, Inc.

    12:00 -1:30

       Lunch Tuesday

    1:30 - 2:00

    Using Camera Technology to Document Exceptions and Capture Lost Revenue

    Coliesta Vidak

    Regional Sales Director Southeast, Routeware, Inc

    2:00 – 3:00

    Looking Ahead-Internet of Things (loT), Smart Cities and Refuse Collection

    Don Deigo Padilla

    Vice President, FleetMind

    3:00 – 3:30

       Break in Exhibit Hall

    3:30 – 4:00

    The Smell of Money: Grant Seeking and Writing for Solid Waste Management

    Lisa Rider

    Deputy Director, Onslow County Solid Waste

    4:00 – 4:30

    Utilization of Inmate Labor - Janice Browne

    Utilization of Inmate Labor - Steve Nanney

    Janice Browne

    Solid Waste Director, Pasquotank County

    Steve Nanney

    Rutherford County Solid Waste


    5:30 – 7:30

       Vendor Reception in Exhibit Hall

         Wednesday, April 5, 2017

    7:00 - 8:30

       NC SWANA Breakfast

    8:30 - 9:00

    Application of Landfill Treatment Approaches for the Complete Stabilization of Municipal Solid Waste

    Stephanie Bolyard, PhD

    Research and Scholarships Program Manager

    9:00 - 9:30

    Advances in Leachate Management

    Stephanie Bolyard, PhD

    Research and Scholarships Program Manager

    9:30 - 10:00

    Tonnage and Trends


    Debra Kantar

    Environmental Research and Education Outreach

    10:00 - 10:30

       Break in Exhibit Hall


    Single Stream Contamination and How to

    Address It

    - Cashwell

    - Carle

    - Fossum

    Heather Cashwell

    Wake County, Education and Outreach Manager

    Tori Carle

    City of Greensboro, Recycling Education Specialist

    Patricia Fossum

    City of Durham, Asst. Solid Waste Manager


    Leachate Seep Collection and Management System below Final Covers

    Ali Khatami, PhD, P.E.

    Vice President, SCS Engineers

    12:00 - 1:30

       Lunch Wednesday

    1:30 – 2:30

    Construction and Demolition Recycling

    - Browne

    - Talbert

    Janice Browne

    Recycling Coordinator, Pasquotank County

    Michael Talbert

    C&D Recycling Coordinator and Solid Waste Contracts

    2:30 - 3:00

         Break in Exhibit Hall

    3:00 - 3:45

    Waste to Clean Energy in Robeson County


    Steve Edge

    Former Director of Solid Waste, Robeson County

    Cody Hunt

    Hunt Environmental Engineering

    Paul Grylls

    Senior Project Engineer, Granite Fuels

    Mark Aherendt

    Business Development Manager

    3:45 - 4:30

    Impacts of Landfill Closure

    Raymond Hoffman

    Preston Contractors

    5:00 -


         Thursday, April 6, 2017


     NC SWANA Breakfast


    Ammonia Control for Landfill Leachate

    Ivan Cooper, PE, BCEE/Principal

    National Water/Wastewater Practice Leader


    Macroencapsulation Safety First

    John Swenson


    Jeffrey T. Crate

    Waste Resource Services

    Scott Sheridan, PE

    Geosytec Consultants


    Hurricane Matthew Storm Debris Management

    Jason Watkins

    Field Operations Branch Head, NC DEQ




    Solid Waste Section Updates

    Ed Mussler

    Solid Waste Section Permitting Branch Head, NC DEQ


    Solid Waste Management Rules Review

    Jessica Monties

    Field Operations Branch Compliance Officer, NC DEQ



    Chris Stahl

    President, NC SWANA

    Thank you for coming: Hope to see you at our Fall 2017 Conference: Thank you Sponsors!!