2017 CNY Environmental Symposium: Emerging Issues and Challenges

Oct 12, 2017 08:00am -
Oct 12, 2017 04:05pm

Event Description


2017 Environmental Symposium

Emerging Issues and Challenges
Thursday, October 12, 2017 | Hampton Inn & Suites | Cazenovia, NY

The American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (AAEES) is hosting a one-day environmental symposium in Cazenovia, New York. Leading professionals from Central New York environmental specialties of water, wastewater, and solid waste will speak on emerging issues and challenges, and how to manage them in a sustainable, resilient, and cost-effective way. Attendees can earn up to 6 PDH credits.

Schedule for the Day

8:00 - 8:25 AM

Registration and Coffee

8:25 - 8:30 AM

Howard LaFever, P.E., BCEE, Associate (Past-President, AAEES)

8:30 - 9:30 AM

TRC Evolution, Alternatives, and Progress at OCDWEP
Dave Snyder, PE, Senior Process Control Engineer
Jeanne Powers, Sanitary Engineer III
Onondaga County Department of Water Environment Protection (OCDWEP)

9:30 - 10:30 AM

Implementing a Framework for Efficiency and Resiliency from Intake to Tap
Dick Goodney, PE, Director of Engineering
Mohawk Valley Water Authority (MVWA)

10:30 - 10:45 AM


10:45 - 11:45 AM

Trash to Treasure: Climate Solutions Through a Local Solid Waste System
Dereth Glance, Executive Director
Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency (OCRRA)

11:45 - 1:00 PM

Lunch and Networking
Students from Clarkson University, Cornell University, Syracuse University, and Colgate University will be invited to join us in a networking opportunity

1:00 - 2:00 PM

Emerging Issues and Challenges in CNY from a Regulatory Perspective
Matthew Marko, PE, BCEE, Regional Director
NYSDEC – Region 7

2:00 - 3:00 PM

Poster Board Session from an Academic Perspective

  • Water Quality Monitoring in the Streams and at a Water Resource Recovery Plant in Madison County, New York
    Linda Tseng, Assistant Professor of Environment Studies and Physics
    Noah Campbell, Student
    Colgate University
  • Ammonia Removal and Recovery During Food Waste Anaerobic Digestion Using Selective Membranes
    Taylor Lenney, Graduate Student, Institute for a Sustainable Environment
    Clarkson University

3:00 - 4:00 PM

Ecosystem-Based Approach to Lake and Watershed Management
Elizabeth Moran, PhD, President
EcoLogic, LLC

4:00 - 4:05 PM

Summary and Adjournment
Peter Radosta, PE, BCEE, Senior Vice President
Koester Associates, Inc.

Event Type:Conference
Category:Technical Workshop
Early registration ends on Aug 30, 2017.
Regular registration starts on Aug 31, 2017 and ends on Oct 09, 2017.
Late registration starts on Oct 10, 2017.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)


Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 Professional Registration
Member Fee: $100.00$100.00$100.00
Non-Member Fee: $125.00$125.00$125.00
 Student Registration
Member Fee: $25.00$25.00$25.00
Non-Member Fee: $25.00$25.00$25.00

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