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Third Biennial Tire Recycling Conference

Agenda

Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3

Day One (Wednesday, October 7, 1998)

7:00 a.m. - 8:20 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast
8:20 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Welcome and conference overview
(Daniel G. Pennington, Chairman, CIWMB) - Location: Saratoga Ballroom
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. General Session:  Keynote Speaker
(To be determined) - Location: Saratoga Ballroom
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Session I.  Concurrent Tracks:
  A.  Effective Marketing Techniques (Location: San Jose Room)
  B.  Waste Tire Civil Engineering Applications (Location: Saratoga Ballroom)
 9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Track A.  Effective Marketing Techniques - Location: San Jose Room
(Scott Crocker, President and CEO, CW Crocker Communications Inc.; Moderator: Margaret Rands, Program Manager, County of Santa Clara, Environmental Resources Agency).
 9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Track B.  Waste Tire Civil Engineering Applications - Location: Saratoga Ballroom (Speaker: Dr. Dana N. Humphrey, Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Maine; Moderator: Bob Fujii, Supervisor, Tire Remediation and Engineering Technology, CIWMB).
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break and exhibit viewing
10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Session I. Tracks A and B (Continued)
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Breakout Q and A for Session I
(Track A - San Jose Room; Track B - Monterey Room)
12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Lunch with Keynote Speaker
(To be determined)
1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Session II.  Concurrent Tracks: 
  C.  Financial and Technical Assistance Programs (Location: San Jose Rm.)   D.  Civil Engineering Applications Continued (Location: Saratoga Ballroom)
1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Track C. Financial and Technical Assistance Programs
(Moderator: Margaret Rand, Program Manager, County of Santa Clara, Environmental Resources Agency; Location: San Jose Room)
1:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Federal and State Grant Programs
(Speaker: Martha Gildart, Manager, Secondary Materials & Technology Branch, CIWMB)  
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Other Sources of Financial and Technical Assistance  (Speaker: Chuck Haubrich, Loan Officer, Recycling Business Assistance Branch, CIWMB)
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Financial and Technical Assistance Panel
Q and  A
1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Track D.  Civil Engineering Applications for Waste Tires
(Moderator:  Bernie Vlach, Manager, Facilities Operation Branch, CIWMB; Location: Saratoga Ballroom)
1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Landfill Gas Collection and Leachate Injection Systems   (Speaker: Amir Mansoubi, Water/Air Quality Specialist, Yolo County Planning and Public Works)
1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Levee Slurry Walls (Speaker: Dr. Rovane Younger, Chairman, Dept. of Construction Management, CSU Chico)
2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Q and A for gas/leachate collection and levee slurry walls.
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Break and exhibit viewing
2:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Session III.  Review of Waste Tire Permitting and Regulatory Programs
(Moderator: Rick Mauck, Deputy Director, City of Santa Clara, Public Works Dept.; Location: Saratoga Ballroom)
      2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. California Integrated Waste Management Board Programs (Bernie Vlach, CIWMB)

Review of state permitting and regulatory programs:

  • Waste tire hauler registration
  • Waste tire facility permitting
  • Tire pile stabilization and abatement program
  • Preview Friday workshop re: revised waste tire program regulations.
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Tire Hauler Enforcement Program
(Speaker: Meg Planka, California Highway Patrol)
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Local government tire enforcement programs (Speaker: Deborah Biersteker, Registered Environmental Health Specialist, Yuba County Local Enforcement Agency)
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Permitting and Regulatory Programs Panel Q and A
4:30 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. Day One Wrap-up (Martha Gildart, CIWMB; Location: Saratoga Ballroom)
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres/No-host cocktails reception and exhibit viewing

Day Two (Thursday, October 8, 1998)  

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 8:10 a.m. Welcome and introduction (Martha Gildart, Manager, Secondary Materials and Technology Branch, CIWMB; Location: Saratoga Ballroom)
8:10 a.m. - 8:40 a.m. General Session:  Keynote Speaker
(Michael Blumenthal, Executive Director, Scrap Tire Management Council, Review of issues and policies concerning markets for waste tires; Location: Saratoga Ballroom).
8:40 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Session I.  Waste Tire Recycling Technologies
(Moderator: Mary Sikora, Publisher/Editor, Scrap Tire News; Location Saratoga Ballroom)
A.  Crumb Rubber Markets
8:40 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Challenges of Recycled Content Tires
(Clarence "Red" Hermann, Director of Gov't. Affairs, Michelin North America)
9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Rubberized Asphalt Concrete (RAC)
(Speaker: Lynn Nicholson, Director of Gov't. Affairs, County of Los Angeles Rubberized Asphalt Concrete Technology Center, (RACTC); Benefits of using RAC in asphalt paving projects, and summary of completed projects in California.)
9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Break and exhibit viewing
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Rubberized Asphalt Concrete
(Speaker: Jack Van Kirk, Director of Asphalt Technology RPA Technical Advisory Chairman)
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Value Added Rubber Products
(Speaker: Robert Winters, President, Atlos Rubber Inc.; Markets for crumb rubber in molded and extruded rubber products.)
11:00 a.m. - 11:30a.m. B.  Tire Retreading
(Speaker: Harvey Brodsky, Managing Director, Tire Retread Information Bureau; The environmental and economic benefits of using retreaded tires.)
11:30 a.m. - 12:00p.m. Break Out Panels Q and A
1.  Crumb Rubber Panel (Location: San Jose Room)
2.  Tire Retreading Q and A (Location: Monterey Room)
12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Lunch with Keynote Speaker
(Dr. Robert A. Pett, Senior Staff Technical Specialist, Ford Motor Company, Vehicle Recycling Partnership Chairman; Review of issues and policies regarding the use of recycled materials in new automobiles).
1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Session II. Waste Tires as a Fuel Supplement
(Moderator: Nate Gauff, Integrated Waste Management Specialist;
Location: Saratoga Ballroom)
1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Cement Kilns
(Speaker: John Bennett, Vice President of Regulatory Matters; California Portland Cement Chairman, California Cement Manufacturers Environmental Coalition; Review of issues and benefits of waste tires as a fuel supplement at cement kilns.)
1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Co--generation Facilities
(Speaker: Paul Vallone, Plant Manager, Air Products/Stockton CoGen; Review of issues and benefits of using waste tires as a fuel supplement at cogeneration facilities.)
2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Air Quality Permitting
(Speaker: Anthony Mendes, Permit Services Manager, San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District; Process for obtaining a new or revised permit to utilize waste tires as fuel supplement at a stationary facility.)
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Break and exhibit viewing
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Session III.  Pyrolysis and Devulcanization Technologies
(Speaker:  William Klingensmith, President, Akron Consulting Company; Location: Saratoga Ballroom)
4:30 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Q and A for Pyrolysis and Devulcanization Technologies
4:50 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Day Two wrap-up (Martha Gildart, CIWMB)

Day Three (Friday, October 9, 1998)

7:30 a.m. - 8:25 a.m. Continental breakfast
8:25 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Day Three Introduction (Martha Gildart, Manager, Secondary Materials and Technology Branch, CIWMB)
Concurrent Field Trips and Interactive Workshops
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. A.  Field Trips
Field Trip 1.  New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc. in City of Fremont (Toyota/GM joint venture)
Tour of automobile assembly line for Toyota Tacoma Pickup trucks, Toyota Corrola sedans, and Chevy Geo Prisms.
Field Trip 2.  Davis Street Transfer Station in San Leandro
(Waste Management of Alameda County)
Tour of Material Recovery Facility and crumb rubber production line.
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 2.  Interactive Workshops - Location: San Jose Room
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Waste Tire Regulations Workshop
(Speaker: Bernie Vlach, CIWMB; Public meeting to accept written comments on proposed revisions to tire hauler and facility regulations.)
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break and Exhibit Viewing
10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Review of Waste Tire Legislative Initiatives - What's Ahead
(Speaker: Patty Zwarts, Assistant Director, Legislation and External Affairs, CIWMB;  Review of legislative proposals affecting waste tire handling, disposal and recycling).
10:50 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Waste tire legislation panel Q and A and open forum
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Reception and networking
12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Conference highlights and closing remarks
(Martha Gildart, CIWMB).
 

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