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as of 11.1.2022
WEDNESDAY, February 22nd
Option 1: FIELD TRIP12:15 pm - 4:30 pm (SOLD OUT)
We will tour Brown County's South Landfill (opened January, 2022) from the bus and the new BC Organics facility.  See more about the tour here.  This event is available to any registrant for an extra fee of $25 and space is limited.  Please note that the tour of BC Organics will require walking and include some time outdoors between buildings.
Option 2: WORKSHOP - 12:30 pm - 5:20 pm (this event is open to any Full-conference registrant)
Workshop 1, 12:30 - 2 pm:
  • Clean Sweep 101 (Dan Way, DATCP) 
Workshop 2, 2:10 - 3:40 pm:
  • Getting Results: Effective Project Management (Analiese Smith, Waukesha County)
Workshop 3, 3:50 - 5:20 pm
  • Good Contracts Make Good Partners Best Practices in Contracting (Jennefer Klennert and Kate Bartelt, HDR Inc.) 
THURSDAY, February 23rd
KEYNOTE - 9:00 - 10:00am 
TRACK SESSION I - 10:45 - 11:45am
  • Envisioning the Future of Organics in Wisconsin (Analiese Smith, Waukesha County; John Welch, Dane County; Gerry Neuser, Manitowoc County)
  • Confession of a Capital Project Manager  (Kenny Bergschultz, Weaver Consultants Group)​
  • Wetland Challenges Associated with Solid Waste Facility Operation in Wisconsin (Luke Specketer and Sarah LeMoine, Tetra Tech)
TRACK SESSION II - 2:30 - 3:30pm 
  • Wisconsin's food waste problem and regulation basics for new food waste infrastructure (Casey Lamensky, WDNR)
  • On-site Leachate Reverse Osmosis Concentrate Treatment & landfill fluid management (Matt Holub and Ram Natarajan, Heartland Water Technology)
  • Getting Up to Speed: Effectively onboarding people for success! (Analiese Smith, Waukesha County; Karin Sieg, Recycling Connections; Betsy Powers, SCS Engineers)
TRACK SESSION III - 3:45 - 4:45pm 
  • Give Us Your Feedback: NR544 Recycling Program Code Revision (Jennifer Semrau, WDNR)
  • A Roundtable Discussion on Liquid Waste Management at Landfills (Ben Peotter, Tetra Tech; Jacob Margelofsky and Nate Schneider, GFL Environmental; Gerry DeMers, WI DNR; Greg Parins, Outagamie County)
  • Developing a Carbon-Neutral Economy  (Noah Carlson, BIOFerm Energy Systems)
FRIDAY, February 24th
TRACK SESSION IV - 9:00am - 10:00am 
  • Lands' End's Journey to Zero Waste (Daniel Hartsig, WasteCap Resource Solutions; Dave Burreson, Lands' End)
  • GCCS Tuning Basics, Part I (Lee Daigle, Tetra Tech)
  • Mitigate landfill emissions with a self-sustaining microgrid, using Bitcoin Mining (Brett Arnold, Vespene Energy)
HOTEL CHECK OUT & MORNING BREAK - 10:00 am- 10:30am 
TRACK SESSION V - 10:30am - 11:30a
  • How One MN Waste Processing Facility is Tackling 75% Diversion (Betsy Powers, SCS Engineers; Nate Klett, Foth)
  • GCCS Tuning Basics, Part II (Lee Daigle, Tetra Tech) 
  • Non-Metallic Mining - A Critical Component of The Solid Waste Industry (Jalen Thomas, Tetra Tech)
CLOSING  -11:30am - Noon 
  • Closing remarks and door prizes
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