SWANA

NAWTEC 2018 Conference Program

May 14 – 16, 2018
Lancaster,
Pennsylvania


7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Registration Open

8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Facility Tour (requires separate registration)

Tour Option #1:
Lancaster Waste-To-Energy Facility Tour
(CHECK-IN TIME: 7:30 a.m.)


Tour Option #2:
Lancaster County Tour
(CHECK-IN TIME: 7:30 a.m.)

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1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Opening Plenary: Welcome and Overview

Ted Michaels, President, Energy Recovery Council
Daneen Sorace, Mayor, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Jim Warner, CEO, Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority

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3:00 pm. – 3:30 p.m.

Break

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

NAWTEC Speed Round

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

SWANA Waste-to-Energy Technical Division Meeting

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Trade Show and Reception in the Exhibit Hall

7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Registration Open

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Examining Best Practices in Waste-to-Energy Facility Operations

Anil Mehrotra, Plant Engineer, Hampton/NASA Steam Plant
Mark Maritato, Environmental Health and Safety Specialist, ecomaine

This session will provide an overview of solutions for treating combustion residues in waste-to-energy facilities.

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10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Break in the Exhibit Hall

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Managing Waste-to-Energy Electric Sales beyond The Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act

Michelle Marsh, Director of Business Solutions, Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority

Learn from this panel discussion about some of the challenges facing waste-to-energy facilities in the Northeast region.

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11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Changing the Conversation to Illustrate the Real Value of Waste-to-Energy

Jeremy O’Brien, Director, Applied Research Foundation, SWANA, Maryland

This presentation will examine the real question of whether a community's waste should be stabilized before disposal and, if so, what process should be used.

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12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Improving the Economics of Waste-to-Energy Facilities through Enhanced Metal Reclamation and Beneficial Reuse of Ash

Tom Adams, Chief Business Development Officer, Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority

This presentation will focus on the benefits of metal reclamation and reuse of ash to waste-to-energy owners and operators.

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2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Enhancing the Economic and Social Value of Energy-from-Waste Facilities in the Communities They Serve

Paul Davison, Managing Director, Proteus Public Relations Ltd

This presentation will explain why the public has a poor perception of energy-from-waste technologies and what can be done to change this view.

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3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Break in the Exhibit Hall

Exhibit Hall closes after break.

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Assessing the Impact of China’s National Sword on Recycling in the U.S. and the Implications for Waste-to-Energy

David Biderman, Executive Director and CEO, SWANA
Harvey Gershman, President and Co-Founder, Gershman, Brickner, & Bratton, Inc.

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Using Co-Location at Waste-to-Energy Facilities as a Market Driver for Energy Sales

Stephen Simmons, Senior Vice President, Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc.

This presentation will review progress made by Prince William County, Virginia, and Kent County, Michigan, to develop resource recovery/renewable energy parks at their landfill sites.

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7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Association Reception

Tellus360

LCSWMA invites NAWTEC attendees to enjoy an evening of live music, libations, and light fare, held at Tellus360, located in the heart of downtown Lancaster.

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7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Registration Open

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Adoption of State-of-the-Art Technology in Waste-to-Energy Facility Operations

Tarun Poddar, Application and Business Development Manager, W.L. Gore and Associates, Inc.
Patrick Fitzgerald, Air In-Leakage Reduction Manager, High Temperature Technologies

This session will present technologies that maximize energy and material recovery.

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10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Break in the Exhibit Hall

Exhibit Hall closes at 11:00 a.m.

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Research and Development to Support Waste-to-Energy

12:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Facility Tour (requires separate registration)

Tour Option #1:
Lancaster Waste-To-Energy Facility Tour
(CHECK-IN TIME: 12:30 p.m.)


Tour Option #2:
Lancaster County Tour
(CHECK-IN TIME: 12:00 p.m.)

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SWANAExhibits@spargoinc.com
888-744-1449 /
571-279-0037

Hotel Info

Lancaster Marriott
at Penn Square

25 South Queen St.
Lancaster PA 17603
717.239.1600

Guests must make reservations by April 21, 2018.