2017 #WV Brownfields Conference & Central Appalachian Regional Brownfields Summit Agenda

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
8:30 am

WV Licensed Remediation Specialist Training

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10:00 am

EPA Grantwriting Workshop


Sponsored by
BRS, Inc.

WV Licensed Remediation Specialist Training

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1:00 pm

Conference Registration Opens

WV Licensed Remediation Specialist Training

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1:30 pm

Mobile Workshop

Monongahela River Paddling Tour

Mobile Workshop

Finding the Silver Lining – a Tour of Sterling Faucet
** Please note this tour will start at 2:00 PM**

Mobile Workshop

Broccoli, Brews, & Brownfields

WV Licensed Remediation Specialist Training

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5:00 pm

Welcome Reception

Sponsored by
Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
8:00 amContinental Breakfast and Registration
9:00 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks:

Paul Brake,
City of Morgantown
9:30 am

Plenary Session

Federal and State Updates - EPA and WVDEP
10:30 am

Networking Break and Exhibitor Expo

11:00 amIs Your Site Ready for the Next Big Deal?Asbestos & Demo: Respirators & Wrecking BallsNew Markets Tax Credits - "New" Funding Consideration for Economic Development
12:15 pm

Lunch & West Virginia Brownfield Awards


Presented by WV Secretary of Commerce H. Wood Thrasher
1:30 pmLegal Tools to Address Dilapidated and Abandoned Properties Uncle Sam's MoneyTanks a Lot! What to Do When a Tank Halts Your Brownfields Project
WV Main Street/ON TRAC Training
2:45 pm

Networking Break and Exhibitor Expo

3:15 pmPost-Disaster Community and Economic Development Risk in WV - VRP & Due Diligence BasicsApproaching Brownfields on Main Street
4:30 pm

Central Appalachian Regional Brownfields Summit Welcome & Networking Reception

Sponsored by
Environmental Standards
Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Central Appalachian Regional Brownfields Summit
7:45 am

Registration Opens

Women in Brownfields Breakfast

Sponsored by WesBanco Bank, Inc.

9:00 am

Plenary Session:

Won't You Be My Neighbor?
WV Main Street/ON TRAC Training
10:15 am

Networking Break and Exhibitor Expo

10:45 amDowntown Appalachia Communicating Your Brownfields SuccessOver the Brownfields & Through the Woods - Trails and Economic Development
12:00 pm

Lunch with Keynote Speaker:



Appalachian Regional Commission Federal Co-Chair Earl F. Gohl (invited)
1:00 pm Investing in Brownfields: Dollars & $enseFood, Glorious Food - Local Food Production as a Means of Improving the Physical and Economic Health of Central AppalachiaHistoric Brownfields - Dirty but Not Forgotten
2:15 pm

Networking Break and Exhibitor Expo

2:45 pm Riverfront RedevelopmentCovering Your Assets:
Managing Liability when Making the Deal
Energizing Appalachia with Renewables
4:00 pm End of the Conference - Beginning of Your Next Steps Towards Revitalization