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Agenda: Thursday, October 8, 2009

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Opening Plenary Session

8 - 9 a.m.

Kon Tiki Ballroom

"Manufacturing Still Matters in California -- Milken Institute Report on Jobs in California"

Jack Stewart

California Manufacturers and Technology Association

"CalEPA: Priorities, Emerging Issues and State Governmental Agency Re-Organization"

Patty Zwarts Deputy Secretary for Policy

California Environmental Protection Agency

Environmental Responsibility and Sustainability Awards Luncheon

Kon Tiki Ballroom

12 noon - 2 p.m.

Keynote Speaker

Dan Pellissier

Office of the Governor Deputy Secretary

Legislator of the Year

Roderick Wright

California State Senator

Track 1 Toucan Room


9 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.

-Moderator: Steve Engleman, CH2M Hill

"California Climate Change Overview"

-Mary Nichols, Chair, California Air Resources Board

"Impact of Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting On California Industry: Conflicts/Differences with Existing Voluntary Programs and Proposed Federal Regulations"

-Pat Sullivan, SCS Engineers

"Cap-and-Trade: Conflicting State and Federal Programs -- Risky Business"

-Peter Mieras, J.D., JMBM LLP

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11 a.m. - 12 noon

"Greenhouse Gas Life-Cycle Analysis"

-Andrea White, CH2M Hill

"California Climate Change Adaptation Strategies -- Developing Vulnerability Assessments and a Framework for Response Strategies"

-Steve Messner, SAIC

2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

"Obama Administration on Climate Change: Overview of Waxman-Markey Legislation, Clean Energy Funding and Proposed Regulatory Actions"

-Amy Zimpfer, U.S. EPA Region 9

"Clean Energy -- What Is the Future?"

-Alex Kim, Director of Customer Innovation, SDG&E

"Industry's Stake in Energy Efficiency and GHG Reductions: Legislative Paradoxes and Regulatory Opportunities"

-Eric Wong, Cummins

-David Gonzalez, Greenberg Traurig

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3:45 p.m.- 5 p.m.

-Moderator: Tom Rappolt, Tracer ES&T

"California Air Pollution Control Officers Association Update"

-Bob Kard, San Diego APCD

"Protecting Your Facility -- Vapor Intrusion Causes of Indoor Air Pollution"

-Larry Froebe, Ph.D., R.E.A., Shaw Environmental

"OEHHA Public Goal for Chrome 6"

-Eric Newman, KP Public Affairs

"Start-Up, Shutdown and Malfunction Rule"

-Greg Wolffe, AECOM

"EPA Proposed Reciprocal Internal Combustion Engine NESHAPS (covers all engines that run on diesel and gas)"

-Massie Hatch, URS

Track 2 Macaw Room


"Governor's Green Chemistry Initiative -- Where We've Been and Where We're Going"

9 - 9:30 a.m.

-Maziar Movassaghi, Acting Director, Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)

"Regulatory Initiatives and Expectations"

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

-Moderator: John Ulrich, Executive Director, Chemical Industry Council of California

-Maziar Movassaghi, Acting Director, DTSC

-Debbie Raphael, City of San Francisco, Green Ribbon Panel Co-Chair

-Gene Livingston, J.D., Greenburg Traurig

-Dan Jacobson, Legislative Director, Environment California

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"Green Chemistry -- Regulatory Issues Panel -- Challenges and Opportunities"

10:45 - 12 noon

-Moderator: Dawn Koepke, McHugh & Associates, Green Chemistry Alliance Co-Chair

-Jeff Wong, Chief Scientist, DTSC

-Lisa Halko, J.D., Greenberg Traurig

-Jeff Sickenger, KP Public Affairs

-Justin Malan, Price Consulting

"Green Chemistry Is the Ultimate Pollution Prevention -- But, in the Meantime What?"

2 - 3:15 p.m.

-Moderator: John Ulrich, Executive Director, Chemical Industry Council of California

-Pauline Batarseh, Assistant Deputy Director, DTSC Office of Pollution Prevention

-Katy Wolf, Ph.D., Institute for Research and Technical Assistance

-Martha Murray, Director EH&S, Ampac Fine Chemicals

-Ken Verheyen, President, Astro Pak (Invited)

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"TSCA -- Opportunities and Challenges"

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

-Moderator: Tim Shestek, Sr. Director, State Affairs, American Chemistry Council

"Green Chemistry -- Why Industries Should Get Onboard"

4:30 - 5 p.m.

-Maureen Gorsen, Esq., Alston & Bird LLP

Track 3 Cockatoo Room


9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

-Moderator: Chuck Pryatel, SCS Engineers

"CUPA Forum Board Overview"

-Vincent Mendes, Fresno County, CUPA Forum Board President

-Justin Malan, California Conference of Directors Environmental Health

-Mike Vizzier, Chief, Hazardous Materials Division, County of San Diego

"California Environmental Reporting System"

-Jim Bohon, California EPA

-Maryam Sedghi, County of San Diego Department of Environmental Health

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10:30 - 12 noon

-Vilmarie Rodriguez, Ligand Pharmaceuticals

"Most Common Violations -- Comparing Statewide Inspection and Enforcement Trends"

-Mike Vizzier, Chief, Hazardous Materials Division, County of San Diego

"Excludable Recyclable Materials"

-Kelly Richardson, Latham & Watkins

"Incineration Trends"

-Tim Tucker, Waste Management

"Above Ground Storage Act"

- Sande Pence, DEH, Hazardous Materials Division, County of San Diego

"Federal and State Program Issues"

-Christina Graulau, U.S. Navy


2 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

-Moderator: Mike Rogge, California Manufacturers and Technology Association

"Extended Producer Responsibility"

-Mike Rogge, California Manufacturers and Technology Association

-Heidi Sanborn, California Product Stewardship Council -David Darling, National Paint and Coatings Association

-Margo Reid Brown, Chair, California Integrated Waste Management Board

-Dr. Howard Levenson, Program Director, Sustainability, California Integrated Waste Management Board

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3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

-Meredith Marquis, Kyocera

"Thinking Green in the Marketplace and Workplace: Identifying and Executing Sustainable Strategies"

-Les Hart, Waste Management

"Overview of Global Sustainability Program -- 2015 Green Management Goals"

-Robert Benavent, Sony

"The Walmart Sustainability Index: Measuring Environmental Impacts in the New Marketplace"

-Tim Mohin, Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Team Leader, EORM

***Reception in Exhibit Hall, 5-6 p.m.***

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