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Environmental Conference for the Meat and Poultry Industry

January 29 - 30, 2018 | Atlanta, Georgia

Monday, January 29, 2018


7:30 – 8:00 am
Breakfast (Room B406)
8:00 – 8:05 am
Welcome & Introduction (Room B406)
Mark Dopp, Senior Vice President, Regulatory and Scientific Affairs, NAMI
8:05 – 9:20 am
Employee Engagement is the Future and the Future is Now
Dr. Charlie Cartwright, CEO, People Success Labs
9:20 – 9:30 am
Break
9:30 - 9:35 am
Environmental Conference Welcome
Eric Lassalle, Director of Energy Initiatives, Smithfield Foods, and NAMI Environmental Committee Chairman
9:35 – 10:30 am
Environmental Protection Agency Update
César A. Zapata, Deputy Director, Water Protection Division
United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4
10:30-11:30 am
Wastewater Best Practices: Improving Wastewater Systems
Chris Logue, Senior Managing Engineer- EHS, Tyson Foods, Inc, and Ryan Coleman, Client Solutions Manager, EOSi
11:30 – 12:30 pm
Lunch
12:30 – 1:30 pm
Exploring the Case for Biogas & Renewables
Christine McKiernan, Vice President Technology & Development, Bioferm Energy Systems, Viessmann Group
1:30 – 2:30 pm
Environmental and Sustainability Initiatives Bullet Session
NAMI Member Company Representatives
2:30 – 2:45 pm
Break
2:45 – 3:45m
Regulatory Update
Chris Dolan, Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
3:45 – 4:45 pm
Self-Audits for Environmental Management Systems
Gary Davis, Corporate Environmental Programs Specialist, Smithfield Foods
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Reception

Tuesday, January 30, 2018


7:30 – 8:00 am
Breakfast
8:00 – 8:45 am
Water Re-use and Conservation
Chris McCune, Sr. Corporate Account Manager, NALCO Water
8:45 – 9:45 am
Chloride Standards and Reduction Strategies
Greg Sindt, Senior Principal Environmental Engineer, Bolton & Menk and Kim Dirks, Senior Director of EHS Operations, Tyson Foods
9:45 – 10:00 am
Break
10:00 - 10:30 am
Alternative Refrigeration: CO2 Cascade Systems
Greg Robison, Vice President, Sales, M&M Refrigeration, LLC
10:30-11:00 am
Quantifying and Reducing Scope 3 Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Maggie Monast, Senior Manager, Sustainable Sourcing, Environmental Defense Fund
11:00-11:45 am
Political Update and Industry Considerations
Scott Shearer, Vice President, Bockorny Group
12:00- 1:30 pm
NAMI Annual Awards Luncheon
Featuring Greg Schwem, Corporate Entertainer and Author