Track A

Fundamentals

An introduction or refresher on topics ranging from air quality to water quality to environmental management.


 

DAY ONE:

  • Air Quality Permitting
  • Hazardous/Dangerous Waste
  • Introduction to Air Toxics
  • When the Regulators Come Knocking

 

DAY TWO:

  • Water Quality Permitting
  • Release Reporting & Chemical Reporting, Spills
  • Sampling & Testing — Doing it Right

Track B

Advanced Topics: Raising the Bar

An exploration of technical topics for those wanting to “go deep.”


 

DAY ONE:

  • Proposed Revisions to Clean Up Standards
  • Remediation – High Resolution – Site Characterization
  • Advanced Sediment Remediation
  • TSCA/RCRA Complex Issues

 

DAY TWO:

  • Advanced Air Toxics
  • Industrial General Stormwater Permit – 1200Z
  • Stormwater Case Studies

Track C

Hot Topics

Topic ranging from the complex to the controversial.


 

DAY ONE:

  • The Trump Presidency & New EPA Policies
  • The Talent War: Keeping a Trained Workforce
  • Portland Harbor Issues
  • Legislative Update – OR & WA

 

DAY TWO:

  • Collaborating with NGOs, Community Groups & Advocacy Groups
  • Air Toxics

Track D

Sustainable Business

Sustainability from a business perspective.


 

DAY ONE:

  • Sustainability Reporting & Management for Small & Medium Businesses
  • Climate Change & Vulnerability – Regional Business Implications
  • Sustainability Sector Deep Dive
  • Trends in Corporate Sustainability

 

DAY TWO:

  • Beyond Operations: How Businesses are Innovating on Sustainability
  • Materials Management
  • Environmental Justice & Sustainability