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2019 EREF Summit on MSW Organics

July 17 - July 18

Schedule

Wednesday, July 17: Presentations

Thursday, July 18: Facility Tours

Venue/Lodging

Crowne Plaza San Francisco Airport
1177 Airport Blvd.
Burlingame, CA 94010

Please call 650.342.9200 and use code ERE to book your room by 6/25/19.
$235 per night (not including taxes or fees) – this rate is good for 7/16 & 7/17.

About the Summit

EREF’s Summit on MSW Organics will bring together practicing engineers, academics, industry professionals, government personnel and policy makers to discuss topics related to MSW organic waste management. On top of the cutting edge research and facility tour, you can expect numerous networking opportunities with professionals and academics sharing your interest in organics.

Interested in the type of content featured at the Summit? Click here to view presentations from our 2017 event.

Registration

Online registration is now closed. If you would like to attend this event, please send an e-mail cconklin@erefdn.org.

Wednesday, July 17

8:30 – 8:45 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Trish Roath, California Refuse Recycling Council (CRRC) & Bryan Staley, Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF)

1:30 – 2:00 pm

Dry AD, HS Plug Flow, Wet AD– How to Select your Anaerobic Digestion Technology?
Kim Domptail/Steve Wilsey, GHD

8:45 – 9:15 am

Update on Policies Impacting Organics
Veronica Pardo, CRRC Regulatory Affairs

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Impact of Pretreatment and Wet/Dry Screening on Impurities in Compost Derived from MSW
Norma McDonald, Organic Waste Systems

9:15 – 9:45 am

Overcoming the Challenges of Reducing Organic Waste Disposal in California
Tim Hall, CalRecycle

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Toronto’s Organics Facilities– A Five Year Review
Nadine Kerr, City of Toronto

9:45 – 10:15 am

Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Compost
Bryan Staley, EREF & Susan Thoman, Compost Manufacturer’s Alliance

3:00 – 3:30 pm

BREAK

10:15 – 10:45 am

BREAK

3:30 – 4:00 pm

Selecting Composting Technology to Achieve Low Contamination
Tracie Bills, SCS Engineers

10:45 – 11:30 am

PANEL DISCUSSION:  Options and Challenges in MSW Organics Collection
(Moderator: Veronica Pardo, CRRC Regulatory Affairs Director)
Yaniv Scherson, Anaergia
Tim Corcoran, Molok
Mario Gutierrez, South San Francisco Scavenger

4:00 – 4:30 pm

Compostable Packaging and Organics Diversion: Addressing Challenges to Composting Operations
Neil Edgar, California Compost Coalition

11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Linking Anaerobic Microbial Population Dynamics to Waste Type and Decomposition Stage
Mort Barlaz, NC State University

4:30 – 5:00 pm

Connecting Compost Process Science to Air Emissions Regulations
Tim O’Neill/Geoff Hill, Engineered Compost Systems

12:00 – 1:30 pm

LUNCH

5:00 – 6:30 pm

RECEPTION

Thursday, July 18

Note that our return to the hotel on July 18 may be later than 12:15 pm due to traffic. Please take this into account when planning your travel arrangements. If you can no longer attend the site visits, please let us know as soon as possible.

8:00 am

Depart Crowne Plaza San Francisco Airport

8:15 am

Arrive South San Francisco Scavenger for tour of Anaerobic Digestion facility

9:30 am

Depart SSF Scavenger

10:30 am

Arrive GreenWaste Recovery new 90-tph MRF using Optical Sorters and Artificial Intelligence

11:30 am

Depart GreenWaste

12:15 am

Arrive Crowne Plaza San Francisco Airport

Ken Beaver 2
Shakira Hobbs 7
Trish and Bryan

Looking for Continuing Education Credit? US Composting Council will offer up to 10.25 PDH credits for the Certified Compost Operations Manager (CCOM™) and the Certified Compost Professional (CCP™) programs. Download the required tracking form HERE.  For more information about the certification program, click HERE.

In collaboration with

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Thank You to Our Sponsors

Overall Event/Welcome Reception

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Silver Level

Breaks

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Bus

Program

Wi-Fi

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ADDITIONAL SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE!
Contact Kristy Pickurel at kpickurel@erefdn.org to secure your sponsorship.

Details

Start:
July 17
End:
July 18
Event Category:

Venue

Crowne Plaza San Francisco Airport
1177 Airport Blvd
Burlingame, CA 94010 United States

Organizer

EREF Education Program
Phone:
(919) 861-6876
Email:
education@erefdn.org
Website:
https://erefdn.org