Thursday
Sep302010

Agenda - SURF 15

SURF 15 - Building Bridges Among Stakeholders

Day 1 - Tuesday, October 5, 2010

7:45-8:30 am  Registration 

8:30 am          Session A – Singleton Room in Roberts Hall
                           US call-in number: 800-725-9697, code 9277564
                           UK call-in number: 0808-234-2303, same code

Welcome and Safety Moment (15 minutes)

Welcoming remarks (20 minutes)
    
Dave Ellis, President, SURF
     Dave Dzombak, Faculty Director, the Steinbrenner Institute
     Dave Nakles, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at CMU

Keynote Speaker (45 minutes)
     Deb Lange, Executive Director of the Steinbrenner Institute and of the Western Pennsylvania Brownfields Association

SURF Board of Trustees update (45 minutes)
     Dave Ellis, President, SURF

The SURF nomination and election process (30 minutes)
     Dick Raymond, Trustee, SURF

Break (20 minutes)

“Beyond Green: How Do We Get to Sustainable Remediation?”
     Carol Baker and the SURF Government Outreach Initiative

SURF committee introductions - missions, key issues, key tasks (15 minutes)                  

12:00 pm        Lunch (on your own at nearby campus or neighborhood establishments)

1:15 pm          Committee and Initiative break-out sessions (locations TBA)

Please promptly report back to the Singleton Room by 1:15 pm for escort to break-out rooms.  Remote attendees should dial in at 1:30 pm.

Committee/Initiative  -  Call-in Number  -  Code

Academic Outreach Initiative  -  877-656-5068  -  1999414                       

Regulatory Outreach Initiative  -  888-924-9240  -  5072925                       

Framework Initiative  -  800-591-2259  -  743738                         

Life-Cycle Assessment Initiative  -  866-203-7023  -  293145482                  

3:45 pm          Session B – Singleton Room in Roberts Hall
                           US call-in number: 800-725-9697, code 9277564
                           UK call-in number: 0808-234-2303, same code

Committee reports

News and updates

Reflections on Day 1

5:30 pm          Adjourn to dinner!

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Thursday
Sep302010

Agenda - SURF 15

Day 2 - Wednesday, October 6, 2010

8:00-8:30 am  Registration and refreshments

8:30 am          Session C – Singleton Room in Roberts Hall
                           US call-in number: 800-725-9697, code 9277564
                           UK call-in number: 0808-234-2303, same code

Welcome

Overnight revelations 

News and updates

Board of Trustees - Goals and objectives for 2011 (30 minutes)

“Green Chemistry and the Design of Green Oxidation Catalysts” 
     Dr. Colin Horwitz, Institute for Green Oxidation Chemistry at the Steinbrenner Institute

Break (20 minutes)

“SURF Life Cycle Assessment Initiative”
     Paul Favara, CH2M Hill  

“Water Usage and Management during Hydraulic Fracturing of Shale for Natural Gas Production”
     Kelvin Gregory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at CMU

12:00 pm        Lunch

1:15 pm          Session D – Singleton Room in Roberts Hall
                          US call-in number: 800-725-9697, code 9277564
                          UK call-in number: 0808-234-2303, same code

“Case Studies of Sustainable Remediation Solutions”
     John Smith, Alcoa  

“Models of Deliberative Democracy: Mechanisms for Citizen Input”
     Robert Cavalier, Center for the Advancement of Applied Ethics and Political Philosophy, Department of Philosophy at CMU  

“The SURF Sustainable Remediation Site Database Project: Next Steps”
     Steven Murawski, Baker & McKenzie LLP

Path Forward and Closing

3:30 pm          Adjourn

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Monday
Jun212010

Agenda - SURF 14

Day 1 - Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Note: Times are tentative.

7:45 - 8:30 am  Registration  (Refreshments Available in the Food Court)

8:30  Session A – West Ballroom, Lory Student Center
        US Call-in number: 800-725-9697, code 9277564
        UK Call-in number: 0808-234-2303, same code

       Welcome

       Safety Moment

       SURF Board of Trustees Remarks
       Dave Ellis – DuPont

       Introductions

9:15  Dr. Wade Troxel, Associate Dean of Engineering, Director of the Center for Networked Distributed Energy and RamLab: Dr. Troxel will welcome the SURF organization to Colorado State University and provide and overview of sustainability initiatives at the university.

9:40  Steven Murawski – Baker & McKenzie LLP
       "Taking the SURF White Paper to the Next Level: Creation of a SR Site Database"

10:30  Carl Hammerdorfer, Director, Global Social & Sustainable Enterprise (GSSE) MBA, Executive Director, Center for Advancement of Sustainable Enterprise (CASE): "Our Common Future"... Addressing the other half of the sustainability challenge.

11:00  Scott Denson – SunPro Services
       "The Role of Yellow Iron in Sustainable Remediation"

11:30  Dr. Michele Betsill, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science
       "The Multiple Meanings of Sustainability: Values and the triple bottom-line"

12:00 pm  Lunch (Food Court)

1:00  Session B – Committee and Initiative Break-Out Sessions - Locations TBA

Committee/Initiative Call-in Number Code
Academic Outreach Initiative 877-656-5068 1999414
Regulatory Outreach Initiative 888-924-9240 5072925
Communications and Outreach Committee 866 634 1110 5290178682
Meetings and Program Committee 800-725-9556 7661188
Metrics Initiative 877-290-1337 7386917094
Framework Initiative 800-591-2259   743738
Life-Cycle Assessment Initiative 866-203-7023 293145482


3:15 Session C – West Ballroom, Lory Student Center
        US Call-in number: 800-725-9697, code 9277564
        UK Call-in number: 0808-234-2303, same code

3:30  Rick Wice – The Shaw Group
       "Remedial Process Optimization for Green Remediation: Air Force Plant 4, Texas"

4:05  Ralph Baker – TerraTherm
       "Improving the Sustainability of Source Removal"

4:40  Kevin McCoy, MS candidate Civil and Environmental Engineering, Dr. Tom Sale, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
       "Status and Direction of Alpha Student Chapter of SURF"

5:15  Reflections on Day 1

5:30  Adjourn to Dinner

Monday
Jun212010

Agenda - SURF 14

Day 2 - Wednesday, July14, 2010

Note: Times are tentative.

8:00–8:30 am  Registration and Refreshments

8:30  Session D – West Ballroom, Lory Student Center
        US Call-in number: 800-725-9697, code 9277564
        UK Call-in number: 0808-234-2303, same code

        Welcome

        Overnight Revelations 

        Board of Trustee Activity

9:00 Committees Report Back

10:15  Dave Ellis - DuPont
        "Sustainable Remediation at the Bell Landfill Superfund Site, Pennsylvania: Remedy Selection, ROD Change, and Implementation"

10:50  Maile Smith – Northgate Environmental Management
       "Using an Economic Model to Estimate Cross-Media Pollution: SF Bay Area Superfund Sustainable Remediation Case Study"

11:25  CSU Research Initiatives

12:00 pm  Lunch (Food Court)

1:00  Session E – West Ballroom, Lory Student Center
        US Call-in number: 800-725-9697, code 9277564
        UK Call-in number: 0808-234-2303, same code

1:15  Dr. Morgan DeFoort, Co-Director CSU's Engines & Energy Conversion Laboratory
       "Got Impact?  Working Towards Global Change from Inside the University"

1:45  Dr. Tom Sale, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Director of the Center for Contaminant Hydrology
       "Current Remediation Research at Colorado State University"

2:15  Path Forward and Closing

3:00  Adjourn

Note that there will be a tour of the CSU Center for Contaminant Hydrology Lab after the closing activities, tentatively followed by social activities (hiking or microbrewery visit).

Monday
Apr052010

AGENDA - SURF 13

Day 1 - Tuesday, April 13, 2010

7:45 - 8:30  Registration and Refreshments (outside main auditorium)

SESSION A (call-in number 800-725-9697, code 9277564)
8:30  Welcome

Safety Moment

SURF Board of Trustees Remarks

Dave Ellis – DuPont

Introductions

8:45  Dean Hal Krent – Chicago-Kent College of Law

9:00  SURF Academic Outreach – The University Perspective

Presentations and Panel Discussion

SESSION B (call-in numbers and codes below)
10:00  Committee and Working Group Break-Out Sessions

Committee/Initiative

Call-in Number

Code

Academic Outreach

 877-656-5068

1999414

Regulatory Outreach

888-924-9240

5072925

Communications and Outreach

866 634 1110

5290178682

Meetings and Program

800-725-9556

7661188

Framework and Metrics

800-591-2259 

743738

Life Cycle Assessment

866.203.7023

293 145 4820


12:00  Lunch (on your own)

SESSION C (call-in number 800-725-9697, code 9277564)
1:00  Report Back from Break-Out Sessions

SESSION D (call-in number 800-725-9697, code 9277564)
2:00  Battelle Conference Planning

Group Exercises

4:00  Report Back

SESSION E (call-in number 800-725-9697, code 9277564)
5:00  Reflections on Day 1

Adjourn to Dinner´╗┐