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A&WMA Ontario Annual Conference, May 31

The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) -- Ontario Section -- presents its Annual Conference on May 31, 2007...

The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) — Ontario Section — presents its Annual Conference on May 31, 2007, at the DoubleTree International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Etobicoke. The draft program is below. For further details and registration information, visit

8:45 am

Opening remarks: Ray Clement, Ontario Ministry of the Environment (MOE)

Chair of Keynote Session
P.K. Misra, MOE

9:00 am

Keynote 1: Air Quality over the Eastern United States

Keynote 2: Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario

Session A: Urban Air Pollution
Anthony Ciccone, Golder (Chair)

Session B: Waste Management Options
Hank van Bakel, Ortech (Chair)

11:00 am

A: Urban Air Quality: U.S. Issues and Initiatives
Tim Smith, USEPA

B: title tba
Ron Dembo, Zero Footprint

11:25 am

A: Urban Air Quality in Ontario — An Overview
David Yap, MOE

B: Waste Management in Toronto: Turning Ideals into Reality
Norm Lee, City of Toronto

11:50 am

A: title tba
Lawson Oates, City of Toronto

B: Municipal Waste Management: Emerging Issues
Vivian De Giovanni, Association of Municipal Recycling Coordinators

12:15 pm Lunch

1:45 pm

A: title tba
C. Morgan, City of Toronto

B: Is the Debate about Waste Management Options Too Polarized?

John Chandler, A.J. Chandler & Associates Ltd.

2:10 pm

A: Toronto Road Dust Exposure
Doug Johnson, Ortech

B: Energy-from-waste incinerators: A Waste of Energy
Elaine MacDonald, Sierra Legal

2:35 pm

A: Impact of Air Pollution on Health
Brian Stocks, Lung Association

B: Waste Policy in Ontario
John Jackson, Great Lakes United

3:00 pm Refreshment Break

3:30 pm

A: title tba
Jeffrey Brook, Environment Canada

B: Stabilized Landfills
Barry Friesen, Niagara Region

3:55 pm

A: Hamilton Mobile Monitoring Survey Results
Brian McCarry, McMaster University

B: Energy from Waste: Ontario Requirements
Larry Wilcox, MOE

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