Readers are reminded that this is the week of the Municipal Waste Integration Network (MWIN) Annual General Meeting and Conference, “Managing Change: Perspectives for Waste Management Professionals.”
WHEN: Wednesday, June 13 & Thursday, June 14, 2007
WHERE: Best Western Inn & Conference Centre, Cobourg, Ontario
FULL DETAILS: (See below)
TO REGISTER: To register for either day or both, contact Maryanne Hill at 519-620-9654 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
This years theme — Managing Change: Perspectives for Waste Management Professionals — underscores the fast paced change taking place and emerging challenges with which public and private sector waste management professionals are faced.
Says this years MWIN President Rob Rivers, In addition to the excellent and sometimes controversial subjects and presenters, there will be numerous opportunities to network with other delegates and representatives from our sponsors and exhibitors.
(Please note that there is a golf event and special dinner the evening before the conference, on Tuesday, June 12.)
DAY ONE: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2007
7:30 am Registration / Continental Breakfast
8:00 am Conference Welcome / Opening Remarks
8:15 am Keynote Speaker: Ralph Torrie, Principal, Torrie Smith Associates Inc.
9:00 am Potential Futures for Greenhouse Gas Management
Speaker: Tej Gidda, Ph.D., Engineer, Conestoga-Rovers & Associates
9:45 am Refreshment Break in Exhibit Area
10:15 amGHG Management – Local Waste Perspectives on an International Market
Speakers: Michael Cant, Golder Associates Inc.
Chris Snyder, Golder Ecofys Associates Inc.
Hieu Nguyen, Capacity Building Program Officer, FCM Municipalities
11:15 am Heating Up EAA Reform: The New Waste Management Projects Regulation
Moderator: Barry Spiegel, Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
Panelists: Jennifer Agnolin, Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
Norm Lee, Acting Director, Policy & Planning, City of Toronto
Steve Plaice, National Sector Leader, Jacques Whitford Limited
12:15 pm Reception Lunch with Special Guest Speaker, Bill Lishman (Father Goose)
2:00 pm Regulatory & Technology Trends for Energy from Waste in the USA & Canada
Moderator: David Merriman, Genivar Inc.
Panelists: Russ Anderson, Supervisor, Operations, Montenay Inc.
Mark Lyons, Wheelabrator
Gary Thien, Vice President, Environmental Quality Management. Covanta Energy Inc.
3:00 pm Mission 60% Diversion
Moderator: Joe Hruska, Hruska & Associates
Panelists: Nigel Guilford, Principal, Guilford & Associates.
Usman Valiante, Senior Policy Analyst, Corporate Policy Group
Sally McIntyre, Program Manager, Environmental Programs, City of Ottawa
4::00 pm Results of the OPA Refrigerator Retirement Program Pilot
Speaker: Bill Wylie, Manager, Program Delivery Mass Markets, Ontario Power Authority
4:30 pm Meeting Current Challenges: Municipalities Stepping Up
Speakers: Randall Roy, Supervisor, Waste Management, City of Sault Ste. Marie
Dave Milliner, Manager, Environmental Services, Twp. Of Southgate
Peter Watson, Manager, Waste Management, Region of Durham
DAY TWO: THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2007
7:30 am Registration & Breakfast
7:45 am Annual General Meeting
8:00 am Green Lane: Strategic Options
Speaker: Richard Butts, Deputy City Manager, City of Toronto
8:30 am Results of the mwin / Solid Waste & Recycling magazine Annual Industry Survey
Presented by Guy Crittenden, Editor, Solid Waste & Recycling magazine
9:30 am A Private Sector Overview of Source Separation
Moderator: Tim Murphy, Waste Management Inc.
Speakers: Steve Cooper, Manager, Environment and Risk Management Ontario, A&P Canada/Metro Engineering & Construction
Frances Edmonds, Manager, Environmental Services, Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Co.
Andrew Horseman, Regulatory Compliance Manager, Wal-Mart Canada Corp.
10:45 am Re-emergence of Waste-to-Energy
Moderator: Guy Crittenden, Editor, Solid Waste & Recycling magazine
Speakers: John Fodden, President & CEO, PresterJohn and Executive Director of the Canadian Energy-From-Waste Coalition
Clarissa Morawski, Principal, CM Consulting
David Merriman, Sr. Environmental Consultant, Genivar Inc.
John Nicholson, Principal, Environmental Business Consulting Inc.
12:00 noon Special Announcements, Prize Draws & Close Conference