The Day’s Schedule at a Glance

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 Time/Location  Event  Sponsor
8:00AM – 8:45AM Registration, Breakfast & Networking
8:45AM – 9:00AM NSCW Overview, Welcome and Introduction  Dresdner Robin
2nd Floor Ballroom A
9:00AM – 10:00AM Plenary – Hotter than Hot Topics in Sustainable Redevelopment Throughout the Northeast
 GEI Consultants
2nd Floor Ballroom A
10:00AM – 10:05AM Poster Presentations – Colleen Kokas
10:05AM – 10:35AM Exhibit Hall, Coffee Break and Posters
10:35AM – 11:25AM Breakout Sessions 1
2nd Floor Ballroom A Breakout 1A – How Opportunity Zones Will Actually Work Langan
2nd Floor Ballroom B Breakout 1B – Environmental Project Failures (aka “Troubled Environmental Projects”) Why Site Remediation Projects Go Over Budget, Take Longer and Often Fail WCD Group
1st Floor Atrium Breakout 1C – Brownfields Education in the Pursuit of Environmental Justice
11:25AM – 11:35AM Break/Transition to Breakout Sessions
11:35AM – 12:25PM Breakout Sessions 2
2nd Floor Ballroom A Breakout 2A – Emerging Contaminants & Brownfield Redevelopment Is It Possible Advanced GeoServices, Holland & Knight, and Great American Insurance Group
2nd Floor Ballroom B Breakout 2B – Expediting Brownfield Vapor Intrusion Assessment and Mitigation Efforts Sanborn Head, Langan & VaporSafe
1st Floor Atrium Breakout 2C – Focus Session: Help Us Grow LSRPA, NYCBP, BCONE & NJSWEP
12:25PM – 12:50PM Lunch & Networking
2nd Floor Ballroom
12:50PM – 1:05PM Awards and Scholarship Presentations
2nd Floor Ballroom
1:05PM – 1:15PM Sustainability Partner – Geoffrey Forrest, LSRP, Dresdner Robin
2nd Floor Ballroom
1:15PM – 1:50PM Keynote Address – Jason Bram of the Federal Reserve Bank
2nd Floor Ballroom
1:50PM – 2:00PM Break/Transition to Breakout Sessions
2:00PM – 2:50PM Breakout Sessions 3
2nd Floor Ballroom A Breakout 3A – Risks of Resilience and Sea Level Rise in Waterfront Opportunity Zones: The New Due Diligence  AKRF
2nd Floor Ballroom B Breakout 3B – Getting Your Fill of Fill – A Discussion of the Issues Brownfield Developers Should Be Aware of When Testing, Disposing and Reusing Building Materials, Including Concrete, Brick and Block& Peak Environmental LLC and Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC
2:50PM – 3:00PM Break/Transition to 2nd Floor Ballroom
3:00PM – 3:30PM Lightning Round Talks
2nd Floor Ballroom A Lightning Talk A – Leveraging the Power of Advocacy to Strengthen DC’s Climate Ready Plan
2nd Floor Ballroom A Lightning Talk B – SPEED – NYC’s Updated Environmental Mapping Application NYCBP
2nd Floor Ballroom A Lightning Talk C – A New Means of Using Risk-Based Information to Inform Engineering Design and Asset Management GEI Consultants
2nd Floor Ballroom A Lightning Talk D – Sustainability in Development Practice for Impacted Sites Applying Front End Re-Metrics to Building Demotion, Remediation and Construction Planning GEI Consultants
3:30PM-3:35PM Poster Award – Presented by Colleen Kokas
3:35PM – 3:45PM Wrap-Up & Closing: Steve Jaffe, BCONE President and Rick Shoyer, NSCW Chair
3:45PM – 5:15PM Reception and 10th Anniversary Cake-Cutting Ceremony
2nd Floor Gallery

CEC Credit Information

Licensed Site Remediation Professionals:

  • CT – Submitted
  • DE, NY & PA – No requirement for continuing education
  • NJ – Attendees can earn 1 Technical CEC per hour of attendance, up to a total of 2.5 Technical.  However, if they attend Breakout 2A instead of 2B, they would earn 2.0 Technical and .5 Regulatory.  No LSRP can earn more than a total of 2.5 CECs total.

Legal – Attorneys

  • MA – No requirement for continuing education
  • PA / NY – 4.5 CLEs
  • NJ – Course No. 193 – 7.2 CLEs

Professional Engineers

  • NJ Professional Engineers has been approved for 6.0
  • MA, PA & CT – No requirement for continuing education

Professional Geologists

  • NJ, NY, MA, PA & CT – No requirements for continuing education OR it’s on an honor system and a course completion certificate will suffice when audited.
  • DE – students can apply on their own for no charge.

Planners

  • NJ, NY & PA have no requirements for continuing education

CEC Credit Information

Licensed Site Remediation Professionals:

  • CT – Submitted
  • DE, NY & PA – No requirement for continuing education
  • NJ – Attendees can earn 1 Technical CEC per hour of attendance, up to a total of 2.5 Technical.  However, if they attend Breakout 2A instead of 2B, they would earn 2.0 Technical and .5 Regulatory.  No LSRP can earn more than a total of 2.5 CECs total.

Legal – Attorneys

  • MA – No requirement for continuing education
  • PA / NY – 4.5 CLEs
  • NJ – Course No. 193 – 7.2 CLEs

Professional Engineers

  • NJ Professional Engineers has been approved for 6.0
  • MA, PA & CT – No requirement for continuing education

Professional Geologists

  • NJ, NY, MA, PA & CT – No requirements for continuing education OR it’s on an honor system and a course completion certificate will suffice when audited.
  • DE – students can apply on their own for no charge.

Planners

  • NJ, NY & PA have no requirements for continuing education