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2019 Annual Training agenda and linked sessions

Pre-Training
Event

 

Monday, May 13, 2019
Location: Cactus Bar and Grill, 404 South Wells Street

4:00 - 6:00 pm

Come earlier to enjoy Happy Hour specials!

6:00 – 8:00 pm


NSC Steering Committee
Meeting and Dinner
and Newcomer
introductions


Cactus Bar & Grill
404 S. Wells Street

National Steering Committee Meeting and Newcomer introductions


Come join us for dinner and learn more about the NSC! Everyone is welcome; this event is open to all 507 Program representatives, EPA representatives, and any other interested parties. We will conduct a brief NSC meeting, enjoy dinner and a short activity to connect “Newcomers”with current members. Introductions will be also made Tuesday morning for those unable to attend. (Purchase your own meal and/or drinks)

Coordinators: Lisa Ashenbrenner Hunt, NSC Chair, Small Business Environmental Assistance Specialist, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources


Jennifer Collins, NSC Vice-Chair, Manager, Pollution Prevention and Compliance Assistance Section, Indiana Department of Environmental Management


Education Subcommittee Representatives: Belinda Breidenbach, Environmental Assistance
Coordinator Idaho Small Business Development Center and Jennifer Lipkin, Senior Air Quality Specialist, Clark County Department of Air Quality

Day One

 

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Training Location: Region V U.S. EPA Headquarters 77 W. Jackson Boulevard Chicago, IL 60604

Meeting room: Conference Center 12th floor
(Participants should allow time for security screening at the federal building)

8:00 am – 9:00 am


Registration, Coffee &
Networking

Name tag pick-up and Networking

(Continental breakfast items and coffee provided)

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Networking Activities (Bring 50 Business Cards)
Newcomers and program veterans should plan to attend this session to participate to connect with programs around the country and introduce newcomers to the group.


Education Committee Representatives: Belinda Breidenbach and Jennifer Lipkin 

9:30 am – 10:00 am Welcome
Welcome

USEPA Region V Administrator Cathy Stepp – Honorary Keynote

Lisa Ashenbrenner Hunt, National Steering Committee Chair, Small Business Environmental Assistance Specialist, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Jennifer Collins, National Steering Committee Vice-Chair, Manager, Pollution Prevention and Compliance Assistance Section, Indiana Department of Environmental Management

10:00 am – 10:30 am

U.S. EPA Office of Air Quality and Planning Standards Update

Speakers: Laura McKelvey, Group Leader for the Community and Tribal Programs Group, OAQPS and Rhonda Wright, Environmental Protection Specialist, OAQPS

Moderator: Lee Ann Briggs, Environmental Consultant, Pennsylvania EMAP

10:30 am – 10:45 am

Break

Break and networking

10:45 am – 11:15 am

Educational Session

Review of Annual Report Data

Speakers: Jennifer Collins, Manager, Pollution Prevention and Compliance Assistance, Indiana Dept. of Environmental Management

Nancy Larson, Director, Pollution Prevention Institute Small Business Environmental Assistance Program, Kansas State University

11:15 am – 12:20 pm

Lunch

OSBDU Report & Chicago Style Lunch Provided

Speaker: Paula Hoag, U.S. EPA Office of Small Disadvantaged Business Utilization

12:20 pm – 1:20 pm

Technical Air Session

AVAILABLE ON ZOOM

Surface Coating: NESHAP 6H, 6X, and 6W

Speakers: Tony Pendola PE, Small Business Ombudsman/SBEAP, North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, and Nathan Frank, U.S. EPA Air Compliance Inspector

Moderator: Mark Stoddard, Environmental Engineer, Indiana Department of Environmental Management

1:20 pm -1:30 pm Transition for ZOOM meeting

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

AVAILABLE ON ZOOM

Update from OECA – New Compliance Assistance Center - Environmental Compliance Information for Energy Extraction Portal

Speakers: Catherine Tunis, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, Monitoring, Assistance, and Media Programs Division (Via Zoom)

Moderator: Paula Hoag, U.S. EPA Office of Small Disadvantaged Business Utilization

2:00 pm – 2:15 pm

Break

Break and networking
2:15 pm – 2:45 pm

Leading the Way – Strategic Planning for your audience

Speakers: Lloyd Kirk, Director of External Affairs, Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality

Moderator: Jennifer Collins, Manager, Pollution Prevention and Compliance Assistance Section, Indiana Department of Environmental Management

2:45 pm – 4:15 pm NSC Year in Review June 1, 2018 – May 31, 2019
NSC Session

Strategy Session – World Café style

Description: We will review accomplishments and works in progress as well as strategies, new activities and opportunities to strengthen the NSC.

Speakers: Lisa Ashenbrenner Hunt, NSC Vice-Chair, Small Business Environmental Assistance Specialist, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Jennifer Collins, NSC Vice-Chair, Manager, Pollution Prevention and Compliance Assistance Section, Indiana Department of Environmental Management

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

NSC Reception Central Loop Hotel

Club Living Room Lower Level

State Networking Reception: NSC Tradition

Central Loop Hotel, 111 West Adams Street, Club Living Room Lower Level

All participants are asked to bring an item(s) that represents their state ($15 value) to participate in a fun icebreaker. Hotel lounge, bring your own drink.

Moderator: Belinda Breidenbach, Environmental Assistance Coordinator Idaho Small Business Development Center and Lee Ann Briggs, Environmental Consultant, Pennsylvania EMAP

Day Two

Wednesday, May 15, 2018

Training Location: Region V U.S. EPA Headquarters 77 W. Jackson Boulevard Chicago, IL 60604

Meeting room: Conference Center 12th floor

8:00 am – 8:30 am

Coffee and networking

Networking Activity

(Continental breakfast items and coffee provided)

Grab some coffee and sit with someone new to learn about his or her program.

8:30 am – 9:30 am

Promotional Session

Marketing with No or Little Budget

Speaker: Julie Hamilton, Principal, Brand Partner, +Intention workwithintention.com Panel:

Dan Sowry, Assistant Chief, Ohio EPA, Division of Environmental and Financial Assistance

Jennifer Feyerherm, Environmental Assistance Coordinator, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Patrick Hoermann, SBEAP, King County Washington

Moderator: Annette Fulgenzi, SBEAP Manager, Office of Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Technology, Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity

9:30 am – 9:45 am

Break

Break and Networking
9:45 am – 11:15 am

Small Business Administration, Office of Advocacy session

Speakers: In this session, we will hear from a representative on the Interagency Team, an
economist from the Economic Research team on how to put value to the services we provide, and from three Advocates. They will conclude with a panel discussion for questions.

David Rostker, Assistant Counsel, Office Of Interagency Affairs, Environment, Air
Karen Villatoro, Regulatory Economist
Les Davies, Region 5 Advocate
Joe Knilans, National Rural Affairs Advocate
Tom Rossomando, National Manufacturing and Technology Advocate
Moderator: Eric Florio, Air Quality Specialist at University of Nevada, Reno

11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Educational Session

AVAILABLE VIA ZOOM

Evaluating Compliance Assistance, Reporting Outcomes

Speakers: Have you ever wondered how many of your clients actually implement your
compliance and P2 recommendations? If they implement them, did it result in any cost savings or emission reduction? In this session, two state SBEAPs will share the formats they use to evaluate their compliance assistance efforts, one of which also documents environmental and economic outcomes.

Speakers: Christine Paulson, SBO, Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Nancy Larson, SBEAP, Kansas State University

12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Lunch

Lunch on your own.

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm

Technical Session

Calculating Potential to Emit (PTE) for Surface Coating operations

Speakers: Emily Ohde, Environmental Specialist, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and Donovan Grimwood, Small Business Environmental Ombudsman, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation

Moderator: Lee Ann Briggs, Environmental Consultant, Pennsylvania EMAP

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Technical Session

AVAILABLE VIA ZOOM

PFOS/PFAS (Teflon) Contamination Issues  INTRO

Speakers: Jenifer Dixon, Air Quality Specialist, Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy and Tony Pendola PE, Small Business Ombudsman/SBEAP, North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality

Contaminants of concern that are showing up in both air and water. These contaminants are impacting industries like printing, metal finishing, firefighting and cookware. EPA is considering potential new regulations due to the wide-range of environmental and public health impacts.

Moderator: Donovan Grimwood, Small Business Environmental Ombudsman, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm Break and networking

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Trade Associations Panel Discussion

Trade Associations Discussion
Shawn McKinney, IL Association of Aggregate Producers
John Lee, Feed and Grain Association of IL
Sandy Blalock, National Auto Recyclers Association
Jeff Hannapel, National Association Surface Finishing

Moderator: Annette Fulgenzi, SBEAP Manager, Office of Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Technology, Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

State Awards Ceremony Central Loop Hotel Elephant & Castle Lower Level

State SBEAP/SBO: State Awards Ceremony
Elephant & Castle, 111 West Adams Street, Lower Level

Presentation of Awards:

• Small Business Environmental Assistance Program Excellence Award
• Small Business Environmental Stewardship Award
• Business Assistance Providers Environmental Leadership Award
• Karen V. Brown Leadership Award

Moderator: Renee Bashel, Small Business Environmental Assistance Program, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Photographer: Donovan Grimwood, Small Business Environmental Ombudsman, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation

Day Three

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Training Location: Region V U.S. EPA Headquarters 77 W. Jackson Boulevard Chicago, IL 60604 

8:15 am – 8:45 am Networking Activity
(Full Breakfast provided)
Get some coffee and settle in for the last few hours of training.
Due to federal building security it is recommended that you check your luggage at the hotel

8:45 am – 9:45 am

Website Session

NSBEAP Air Resources and Feedback on Website
Back by popular demand, be ready to provide feedback via your smartphones and see the realtime results!

Speaker: Nancy Larson, Director, Pollution Prevention Institute Small Business Environmental Assistance Program, Kansas State University

9:45 am – 10:00 am Break

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

AVAILABLE VIA ZOOM

ISTC Pollution Prevention Process From Conception to Delivery
Speaker: Mike Springman, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC)
Learn how the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) staff at the University of Illinois, prepare for and conduct Pollution Prevention Assessments. This process will identify documents to request and key indicators to look for prior to conducting the site visit, what to dentify and areas to assess during the site assessment, report presentation, implementation assistance and capturing deliverables.

Mike is an Associate Engineer at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, performing
Pollution Prevention, Energy Efficiency and E3 (Economy, Energy and Environment)
Assessments. Mike is also Manager of Facilities Water Services that is comprised of Institutional Water Treatment and Water Efficiency and Conservation. Mike works from the Godfrey, IL Office of ISTC covering the Southern Illinois Area. Since 1997, he has focused on efficient use of natural resources and energy in industry, with additional experience in the application of membrane technologies, solvent substitution, alternative cleaning technologies and process efficiency. He is also an ISO 14000-2015 certified Lead Auditor. He has a BS degree in Environmental Biology from Eastern Illinois University. Prior to joining ISTC, he worked as a Project and Laboratory Manager for a private environmental consultant and as an Officer in the U.S. Army.

Moderator: Jennifer Collins, Manager, Pollution Prevention and Compliance Assistance Section, Indiana Department of Environmental Management 

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Lunch

Lunch on your own (Allow 15-20 min. to travel to mHUB. Share a Cab, Lyft or Uber Approximately $15 fare)

 

 

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

mHUB Site Visit

mHUB Site Visit mhubchicago.com

965 West Chicago Avenue
(Transportation on your own. Pair up with other participants to share a Cab/Uber/Lyft ride)

For those departing from the site visit, luggage storage is available and mHUB is three blocks from the Chicago Stop for the Blue Line train to O’Hare Airport. (Allow 40 minutes to O’Hare)

mHUB is the largest and fastest growing innovation center focused on physical product development and manufacturing in the Midwest. Its mission is to develop an entrepreneurial ecosystem around physical products and hardware innovation, and accelerate industry growth by cultivating a community of collaboration and connectivity between innovators, entrepreneurs, and manufacturers.

Within its 63,000 square-foot facility located in Chicago, mHUB provides the support of an experienced and talented community of product designers and developers, entrepreneurs, engineers, and manufacturers with workshops and labs, including electronics, 3D-printing, plastic fabrication, metals, wood, rapid prototyping, as well as a microfactory for small production runs.