SOAR 2022 Conference Program

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Monday, March 21, 2022
8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSWANA Training Center - Day 1     
10:00 AM - 5:00 PMTechnical Tours and Activities     
1:00 PM - 5:00 PMTechnical Division Meetings     
5:00 PM - 6:00 PMSOAR Networking Happy Hour     
Tuesday, March 22, 2022
8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSWANA Training Center - Day 2     
8:00 AM - 8:50 AMCEU FasTrack Briefing    Paul Sgriccia
9:00 AM - 12:00 PMOpening Ceremonies & Keynote     
10:00 AM - 7:00 PMExhibit Hall Open     
1:00 PM - 2:45 PMUS EPA's Recycling Framework Briefing     Nena Shaw
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMPFAS Seminar: Kick-Off     
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMLandfill Gas Rules & Regulations Update    Amy Banister MATT STUTZ
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM10 Ways Automation Helps Haulers Attract and Retain Talent While Building Resilience    Tyler Bandemer Mark Fournier
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMPFAS Seminar: Conventional Approaches to Leachate Treatment 101    Arie Kremen Jeremy O'Brien Ivan Cooper
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMOptions for Expiring Power Purchase Agreements and Projects     
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMSuccessfully Navigating the Environmental Justice Process     
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMHow to Get Involved With ISWA’s Global Initiative on Closing Dumpsites?    James Law
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMSupply Optimization of Waste Resources    Andrew Joiner
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMPFAS Seminar: Leachate and Other Landfill Liquids – How to Manage Your Achilles Heel    Arie Kremen Joan Smyth
5:00 PM - 7:00 PMExhibit Hall Opening Reception     
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
8:00 AM - 8:50 AMCEU FasTrack Briefing     Paul Sgriccia
8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSWANA Training Center - Day 3     
9:00 AM - 9:45 AMLandfill Leachate Evaporation Utilizing Wood Waste Combustion     
9:00 AM - 9:45 AMUsing Desiccants for Treatment of Landfill Gas for Seasonal Use Applications     
9:00 AM - 9:45 AMCircular Economy Infrastructure Planning: Kent County, Michigan    Tim Mroz
9:00 AM - 9:45 AMEffective Ways of Addressing Labor Shortages in Waste and Recyclables Collection     
10:00 AM - 10:45 AMWhat To Do When Landfills Are No Longer Ecologically And Economically Viable?    Glen Tobiason
10:00 AM - 2:00 PMExhibit Hall Open      
10:00 AM - 10:45 AMRemediation of Substances in a Leachate Collection System Through Chemical Cleaning     
10:00 AM - 10:45 AMLandmark National Litter Survey and Behavior Study: Keep America Beautiful    
10:00 AM - 10:45 AMLandfill Gas Field Practices and Procedures Manuel revised for the Safety and Wellbeing of our Industry Partners    
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMThe Current and Potential Role of WTE Facilities in Destroying PFAS Discards in Consumer Products     
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMGIS, Garbage, & Drive Bys, Oh My!    Jennefer Klennert
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMPFAS Seminar: Landfill Liquids and the Non-PFAS Emerging Contaminants - What You Need to Know     Arie Kremen Joan Smyth
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMDrop It Low: Best Management Practices for Reducing Contamination in Drop-off Programs    Cassandra Ford
3:00 PM - 3:45 PMThe Renewable Natural Gas “Gold Rush”    Scott Martin
3:00 PM - 3:45 PMPFAS Seminar: P F A S is a Four-Letter Word     Ivan Cooper Patrick Stanford
3:00 PM - 3:45 PMCreating Durable Concrete Floors for Your Solid Waste Facility    Robert Swan
3:00 PM - 3:45 PMInnovative Technologies for Improved Diversion of Organic Waste from Landfills    Bryan Johnson
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMSolid Waste Record-Keeping in California: Transparency in Waste Hauler Data is a Game Changer     
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMEffective Ways to Reduce Contamination in Curbside Recycling Programs     
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMPFAS Seminar: PFAS Treatability & Management: An Example of Wastewater Utility and Landfill Collaboration    Bill Meinert
5:15 PM - 6:00 PMCEU FasTrack Briefing     Paul Sgriccia
6:00 PM - 8:00 PMNetworking Event      
Thursday, March 24, 2022
8:00 AM - 8:50 AMCEU FasTrack Briefing     Paul Sgriccia
9:00 AM - 9:45 AMFrom Waste to Resources: Transitioning from Landfill to Sustainability Campus     
9:00 AM - 9:45 AMClogging & Scaling Effects on Landfills: A Starker Reality Plus a New Treatment Methodology     
10:00 AM - 10:45 AMMN Statewide C&D Generation & Characterization Study Findings    Cynthia Mormile
10:00 AM - 10:45 AMTechnologies to Reduce Landfill Greenhouse Gas Emissions    David Hostetter

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