Conference Presentations

   

Thursday, September 6

State & Federal Updates

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Speakers

Joseph Nowak, US EPA Region 3
Casey Korbini, WV Department of Environmental Protection
Presentations
State Updates Presentation  

Breakout Sessions

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 a.m.

Under Investigation! It Can Be a Good Thing – Due Diligence

Moderator
Lydia Work, Environmental Standards, Inc.
Speakers
Roberta Baylor, Preston County Economic Development Authority
Patricia Hickman, Environmental Standards, Inc.
David Treadway, BB&T
Handouts
Basic Elements of Phase I and II ESA
WV BF 2018 Due Diligence Brochure

Drones: A New Perspective on Brownfields

Moderator
James Wolfe, Marshall University Center for Environmental, Geotechnical, and Applied Sciences
Speakers
Samuel Rich, The Thrasher Group
Jacob Darrah, The Thrasher Group    

Stacking the Deck – Financing Your Brownfield Redevelopment

Moderator
Marlo Long, BB&T
Speakers
Matt Bond, United Bank
Patrick Ford, Business Development Corporation of the Northern Panhandle
Casey Korbini, WV Department of Environmental Protection
Kate Greene, Small Change

BAD Buildings: Balancing Demolition and Preservation

Speakers
Shae Strait, WVU BAD Buildings
Nicole Dias, WVU BAD Buildings    

Breakout Sessions

1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Diving Deep with WVDEP

Speakers
Laura Cooper, WVDEP Water Quality Standards
Brian Bridgewater, WVDEP 401 Certification and Nationwide Permits
Jon Michael Bosley, WVDEP Construction Stormwater Permits

Reimagining Your Waterfront

Moderator
Anna Withrow, Northern WV Brownfields Assistance Center
Speakers
Matt Ford, CORE Environmental Services, Inc.
Doug Hylton, City of Ronceverte
Fritz Boettner, Downstream Strategies
Paul Brake, City of Morgantown  

“Grant” Me the Serenity

Moderator
Patrick Kirby, Northern WV Brownfields Assistance Center
Speakers
Mary Hunt, Claude W. Benedum Foundation
Todd Dorcas, The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
Tress Ross, The Ross Foundation
Patty Showers Ryan, Your Community Foundation  

Finding New Purpose for Historic Schools

Moderator
Mike Gioulis, Michael Gioulis Historic Preservation Consultant
Speakers
Elizabeth Rosin, Rosin Preservation
Shannon Jaax, Kansas City Public Schools
Claudette Karr, Coalfield Development Corporation


Breakout Sessions

3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

With a Little Help from my Friends

Moderator
Carrie Staton
Speakers
Daniel Eades, WVU Extension Services
Kelli Shapiro, Preservation Alliance of West Virginia
Taylor Bennett, WV Community Development Hub

High Speed Brownfields

Moderator
Gary White, NJIT TAB
Speakers
Robert Hinton, WV Broadband Enhancement Council
Eric Price, Thompson & Litton
Charles Dennie, Alpha Technologies Inc.

Investment Incentives

Speakers
Matt Ward, Sustainable Strategies DC
Aaron Sporck, Senator Capito’s Office
Jake Dougherty, Wheeling Heritage
Josh Lavrinc, Callay Capital
Adam Markwood, Brian Wishneff & Associates

Branding for Plans, Places, & Projects

Speakers
Matt Ashby, Ayres Associates
Wendy Shriver, Downtown PKB
Presentations coming soon!
 

Friday, September 6

 

The Trail to Redevelopment: How Trails Can Drive Community and Economic Revitalization

9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Moderator
Kent Spellman, Rails to Trails Conservancy
Speakers
Bill Wells, New River Gorge Trail Alliance
Amanda Pitzer, Friends of the Cheat
Perry Keller, WV Department of Transportation
Anna Withrow, Northern WV Brownfields Assistance Center
Christy Bailey, National Coal Heritage Trail
Charlotte Shaffer, Harrison County

Breakout Sessions

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Tips and Tricks For Project Support

Speakers
Carrie Staton, Northern WV Brownfields Assistance Center
Anna Withrow, Northern WV Brownfields Assistance Center  

Recruiting Business to Your Site

Moderator
Patrick Kirby
Speakers
Todd Hooker, WV Development Office
Jay Rogers, Omni Associates
David Lieving, Huntington Area Development Corporation  

Small Scale Production & Development

Moderator
Mike Gioulis, Michael Gioulis Historic Preservation Consultant
Speakers
Matt Wagner, Main Street America
Wendy Scatterday, Scatterday Architecture

Economic Impacts of Redevelopment

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Speaker

Matthew Wagner, National Main Street Center, Inc.
Presentation coming soon!