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                                 SUNDAY, MARCH 25


7 a.m. 12 p.m.

Half-day Fishing Charter

Co-Chairs: Lorie Brengelman, Sugar Creek; Rachael Izdepski, Saga Environmental; Chuck Ross, Environmental Treatment Systems

7:30 a.m. 3 p.m.

FBEC Golf Outing at Twin Warriors Golf Course

Co-Chairs: Robert Brown, Bolton & Menk, Inc.; Rick Blank, P-Tec DAF Systems; Reggie Prime, Symbiont


9 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

Historic Albuquerque Tour

Co-Chairs: Janet Goodfellow, Geosyntec Consulting; Bernie Sheff ES Engineering


3 5 p.m.


4:30 5 p.m.

Session Chair & Co-Chair Meeting

5 5:30 p.m.

First Timers Reception

6 7:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception

8 11 p.m.

Hospitality Suite




7:15 -8 a.m.


7 a.m. Noon


8:15 8:45 a.m.

Welcome & Opening Remarks from 2018 FBEC Chair & Santa Ana Pueblo Tribe

8:45 9:30 a.m.

Keynote Speaker:

Angie Renner, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.


9:30 9:45 a.m.


9:45 10:45 a.m.

Session 1: Energy Sourcing & Management

Chair: Walter Kraus, Weston Foods
Co-Chair: Dan Burgard, Cascade Earth Sciences


Title TBD  Darren Borden, Energy Management Engineer, Weston Foods

10:45 11 a.m.


11 a.m. 12 p.m.

Session 2: Drivers to Improve Air Quality

Chair: Joan Giuliani, MillerCoors
Co-chair: Jasmin Sodemann, Gannett Fleming; Rachael Izdepski, Saga Environmental & Engineering


Title TBD  Cheri Chastain, Sustainability Manager, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Title TBD  Sara Drescher, Attorney, Forest County Potawatomi Community 


12:15 1:30 p.m.

Lunch & Session 3: Regulatory Updates/Hot Topics

Chair: Steve Muilenburg, Jack Links
Co-chair: Stephen Nelson, Coal Creek Environmental


Staying on Top in a Stringently Regulated Region - Air Quality & Noise  Walter Kraus, Weston Foods (Canada); Brand Bergeron, RWDI

Environmental Initiatives & Priorities Under the @RealDonaldTrump Administration  Kirk Maag, Partner, Stoel Rives LLP

1:45 3:15 p.m.

Ad-hoc Session: EHS Recruitment

Chair: Bob Zimmerman, Campbell Soup Co
Co-chair: Joe Volpe, Geosyntec Consultants

1:45 3:15 p.m.

Ad-hoc Session: Public Data Risk & Online Environmental Records

Chair: Larry Perry, PepsiCo
Co-chair: Jasmine Sodemann, Gannett Fleming

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Poster Set-up

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Steering Committee Meeting

4:45 - 5:45 p.m.

Poster Session & Social Hour

Chair: Jane Kettler, Johnsonville Sausage, LLC
Co-chair: Lloyd Snyder, Woodard & Curran

 6 - 8 p.m.

Dinner & Session 4: Enforcement & Compliance Horror Stories

Chair: Josh Milleson, Land O'Lakes
Co-chair: Jeff Van Voorhis, Symbiont; Brian Mulinix, HDR


PSM to RMP Experience  Hector Garcia, Site Environmental Engineer, Smithfield Foods

Title TBD  Mark Johnson, Senior Vice President, Corporate Sustainability, Gannett-Fleming

Enforcement & Compliance Horror Story  Ted Holt, HACH; Shayna Lawrence, HACH; Greg Harthcock, HACH

8 - 8:45 p.m.

Poster Session & Social Hour

Chair: Jane Kettler, Johnsonville Sausage, LLC
Co-chair: Lloyd Snyder, Woodard & Curran

9 - 11 p.m.

Hospitality Suite

Tuesday, March 27


7-8 a.m.


7 a.m. - 12 p.m.


8 - 8:45 a.m.

Session 5: Environmental Management: Sharing Systems & Strategies that Increase Effectiveness

Chair: Paul Simpson, Monogram Foods
Co-chair: Reggie Prime, Matrix New World Engineering


8:45 - 9 a.m.


9 - 9:45 a.m.

Session 6: Supply Chain & Sustainable Agriculture

Chair: Rob Meyers, PepsiCo
Co-Chair: Mark Johnson, Gannett Fleming



9:45 - 10 a.m.


10 - 11:30 a.m.

Session 7: Community Outreach Consultation

Chair: John Kirkpatrick, Basic American Foods
Co-Chair: Anne Tennier, Anne Tennier Consulting, Inc.


11:30 - 12:30 p.m.

Session 8: LEED

Chair: Matt Gabris, Aryzta
Co-Chair: Kevin Conroy, Tetra Tech


12: 30 p.m.

Boxed Lunch for Technical Tour & Community Event Participants Only

1 - 4 p.m.

Technical Tour - Santa Ana Water Reclamation Facility 

Co-Chairs: DL Catton, Dontech Industries; Brian Mulinix, HDR

1 - 4 p.m.

Community Event - The Tamaya Horse Rescue

Co-Chairs: Ann-Marie Gathright, Environmental Standards, Inc.; Raffaela Malfara, Weston Foods

1 - 4 p.m.

Networking & Business Time


Desserts Under the Stars

Wednesday, March 28

7-8 a.m.


8-9 a.m.

Session 9: Water Supply Risk Management

Chair: Chris Wolfe, Bimbo Bakeries
Co-Chair: David Drew, Gannett Fleming


Title TBD Wendy Johnson, Director of Environmental, Health & Safety, Ventura Foods

Thriving in a Water Stressed World  Matt Howard, Vice President, Water Council & North American Director for the Alliance for Water Stewardship

Driving the Business Case for Water Conservation in Manufacturing Industrial Perspectives & Upcoming Tools Dr. Paul Bowen, Director of Sustainable Operations, Coca-Cola; Dr. Brian Moore, Industrial Water Use Practice Leader, Arcadis; Mel Butcher, El, Business Manager for Environment CD & Water for Industry Engineer, Acradis


9 - 9:15 a.m.


9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

Session 10: Storm Water Management

Chair: Michael Boese, Amazon
Co-Chair: Justin Olson, World Water Works


Title TBD John Meyer, Corporate Environmental Director, Smithfield 

10:15 10:30 a.m.


10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Session 11: Waste Management & Residuals: I have all of this Food Waste...Now What?

Chair: Ian Toevs, Lamb Weston
Co-Chair: Scott Oliver, ISC


11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Networking Lunch

1 - 1:15 p.m.

FBEC 2019 Preview

1:15 - 2:45 p.m.

Session 12: Waste Water Panel Discussion

Chair & Moderator: Rob Meyers, PepsiCo
Co-Chair: Brian Arntsen, GE


Food & Beverage Representatives

Engineering/Consulting Representatives

Technology/Equipment Representatives

2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

FBEC 2019 Planning

4:30 - 6 p.m.

Poster Session & Social Hour

Chair: Jane Kettler, Johnsonville Sausage, LLC
Co-chair: Lloyd Snyder, Woodard & Curran

6 - 8 p.m.

FBEC Closing Banquet

8 - 11 p.m.

Hospitality Suite

**This schedule is subject to change.