Solid Waste Technical Conference

The Engineering Society of Detroit / Michigan Waste And Recycling Association

Solid Waste Technical Conference

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, East Lansing, Mich.


Welcome Speaker: Adam Larky, PE, Senior Project Manager, EDL

Michigan Taking Action on PFAS
Speaker: Steve Sliver, PFAS Executive Lead, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ)

Opportunities and Risks in Managing Marijuana Waste
Speaker: Rich Thompson, Managing Partner, TEC, LLC

Landfill Gas Utilization Industry Update
Speaker: Richard M. DiGia, President & CEO, Aria Energy

The Mosquito in the Room – Dealing with Nanogram Discharge Limits for Leachate
Speaker: Patrick Stanford, General Manager, Rochem Americas, Inc.

Back to Basics—Landfill Liners and Cover Systems
Speaker: David R. Lutz, P.E., NTH Consultants, Ltd.

Challenges with Designing Over a Closed Landfill
Speakers: Todd Martin, Principal Project Manager, TRC and Martin Bowen, Senior Engineer, TRC

Back to Basics – Landfill Gas Management
Speaker: Jakub Sowa, Project Manager, Cornerstone Environmental Group – Tetra Tech Company

SEM Monitoring Using Drones
Speaker: David Barron, CTO, Snier Robotics

Back to Basics – Leachate Management
Speaker: Stephanie Stolz, Senior Solid Waste Engineer, GHD

PFAS Remediation at MSU-Fraunhofer: Electrochemical Destruction in Wastewater and Landfill Leachates Using Boron-Doped Diamond Electrodes
Speaker: Mary Ensch, Graduate Research Assistant, Michigan State University

Back to Basics—Environmental Compliance Monitoring
Speaker: Carolyn E. Powrozek, C.P.G., Senior Project Geologist, Golder Associates Inc.

Construction Quality Assurance (CQA)
Speaker: Gary Schwerin, Senior Environmental Engineer, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

Back to Basics—Landfill Operations Management
Speaker: Michael O’Rourke, Disposal Operations Management Trainee, Waste Management, Inc.

Hydrogen Sulfide Removal from Landfill Gas
Speaker: Thomas A. Bilgri, P.E., Manager – Biogas Engineering Services Cornerstone Environmental Group, LLC – A Tetra Tech Company

Interested in Sponsoring or Exhibiting at this Conference next year?  Contact Leslie Smith, CMP, at 248-353-0735, ext. 152, or for more information.