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2018 Environmental Compliance Conference

February 1, 2018

 

Presenting Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

      

Bronze Sponsors

                

Exhibitor

       

Putting Your Business on the Path to Compliance Success

Join the North Carolina Chamber and top NC DEQ officials to proactively discuss pressing regulatory issues, legislation, policy decisions, and other initiatives on water, waste, air and natural resources that affect business. This conference provides NC DEQ officials with valuable feedback from the regulated community while providing businesses with an excellent forum on emerging environmental trends and issues.

Attend this conference for case studies and an interactive dialogue on emerging trends and issues in EHS management including:

  • North Carolina’s process for reviewing and streamlining regulations and permitting requirements;
  • NC DEQ enforcement procedures and priority;
  • How to build a successful EHS compliance program and what it can do for you;
  • Federal and state disclosure policies and the legal principles that can protect the results of compliance audits from disclosure.

Get Engaged: #NCEnviro

Details

What: 2018 Environmental Compliance Conference
When: Thursday, February 1, 2018
Where: Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center | 4700 Emperor Blvd., Durham, NC 27703

Registration and Sponsorships

Cornerstone Members: Early-Bird $200  | Regular $225 | Late $250
Members: Early-Bird $250 | Regular $275 | Late $300
Non-Members: 
Early-Bird $325  | Regular $350 | Late $375

The deadline for early-bird pricing is Thursday, January 11. Late registration pricing starts on Monday, Jan. 29 and ends on Jan. 30.

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.

Sponsorships

Learn more about the sponsorship opportunities and contact Beth Shore for more details.

Draft Agenda

7:30 – 8:15 a.m.
Registration and Networking

8:15 – 8:30 a.m.
Introductory Remarks
Lew Ebert, President and CEO, NC Chamber
Sean Sullivan, Partner, Troutman Sanders

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Update from the NC Department of Environmental Quality
Secretary Michael Regan, NC Department of Environmental Quality

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Criminal Environmental Enforcement: What Happens When It All Goes Wrong
Emily Sherlock, Shareholder, Robinson Bradshaw
John West, Managing Partner – Richmond Office, Troutman Sanders
Matt Hanchey, Associate General Counsel, Duke Energy

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.
Networking Break

10:15 – 11:00 a.m.
Updates and Compliance Advice from the Division of Air Quality
Michael Abraczinskas, Division of Air Quality Director, NC Department of Environmental Quality
Randy Brogdon, Partner, Troutman Sanders

11:00 – 11:45 a.m.
Updates and Compliance Advice from the Division of Water
Linda Culpepper, Division of Water Resources Interim Director, NC Department of Environmental Quality
Billy Clarke, Partner, Roberts & Stevens

11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Lunch

12:30 – 1:15 p.m.
Updates and Compliance Advice from the Division of Waste Management
Michael Scott, Division of Waste Management Director, NC Department of Environmental Quality,
Sean Sullivan, Partner, Troutman Sanders

1:15 – 1:45 p.m.
DEQ’s Permitting Reform Initiative
Jamie Ragan, Division of Environmental Assistance and Customer Service Interim Director, NC Department of Environmental Quality

1:45 – 2:00 p.m.
Break

2:00 – 2:45 p.m.
DEQ’s Risk Calculator – What It Is and How You Can Use It at Contaminated Sites
Mary Katherine Stukes, Partner, Parker Poe (moderator)
Genna Olson, Raleigh Branch Manager, Hart & Hickman, PC
Janet MacDonald, Hydrogeologist, NC Department of Environmental Quality
Charlotte Jesneck, Inactive Hazardous Sites Branch Head, NC Department of Environmental Quality

2:45 – 3:30 p.m.
The Original CAMA – The Coastal Area Management Act
Amy Wang, Environmental Attorney and LEED Green Associate, Ward and Smith, P.A.
Christine Goebel, Assistant General Counsel, Division of Coastal Management, NC Department of Environmental Quality

3:30 p.m.
Closing Remarks

Continuing Education Credit

RECOMMENDED CREDIT:  6.5 credit hours

FORMAT:
Live Group Study

PREPARATION/PREREQUISITE:
None

CONTENT/LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE:
Update/Overview

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