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!!