Program and Plant Performance Improvements with Emphasis on Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

Oct 20, 2016 08:00am -
Oct 20, 2016 04:30pm

Event Description

The American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists (AAEES) will be hosting a one-day technical conference in Cazenovia, New York in conjunction with the Academy’s Board of Trustees Meeting the following day. The selected speakers represent the “Best of the Best” professionals from Central New York in their environmental specialties of water and wastewater. Attendees will hear about the proven and state-of-the-art technologies and concepts to maximize performance and improve energy efficiencies and sustainability. 6 PDHs available (1 for each session).




8:00 a.m. - 8:25 a.m.

Registration and Coffee

8:25 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.


Howard Lafever Howard LaFever, P.E., BCEE

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Energy Efficiencies and Sustainable Practices at Onondaga County Owned Facilities

Michael Lannon Michael Lannon, P.E.
Deputy Commissioner
Onondaga County Department of Water Environment Protection                              (WEP)

Dan Jean Dan Jean
Operations Superintendent
Onondaga County Department of Water Environment Protection                              (WEP)

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Water Treatment Plant Process Improvements for Water Quality Efficiency and Waste Minimization

Dick Goodney Dick Goodney, P.E.
Director of Engineering
Mohawk Valley Water Authority (MVWA)



Phil Tangorra Phil Tangorra
Director of Water Quality
Mohawk Valley Water Authority (MVWA)

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Coffee Break

10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Design Concepts for New Egg Shape Anaerobic Digesters/Co-Generation

Ryan FisherRyan Fisher, P.E., BCEE
Project Manager
GHD Consulting Services Inc. (GHD)

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch and Networking - Students from SUNY-ESF, Cornell, and Colgate will be invited to join us in a networking opportunity

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Emerging Role of Nano Technology Application to Water and Wastewater

Neil MurphyDr. Cornelius (Neil) Murphy
Senior Fellow
State University of New York
College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF)

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

OCWA Efficiency Improvements from Source to Customers

Andrew WeissAndrew Weiss, P.E.
Executive Engineer
Onondaga County Water Authority (OCWA)

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Achieving Net Zero Energy at a Wastewater Treatment Plant

Dan RamerDan Ramer
Chief Operator
City of Ithaca
Ithaca Area Wastewater Treatment Plant

4:00 p.m. - 4:05 p.m.

Summary and Adjournment

Howard LafeverHoward LaFever, P.E., BCEE

Event Type:Seminar/Networking
Category:Technical Workshop
Early registration ends on May 31, 2016.
Regular registration starts on Jun 01, 2016 and ends on Oct 19, 2016.
Late registration starts on Oct 20, 2016.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 Standard 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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