MMA Environmental & Safety Conference
AGENDA*

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2018

Pre-Conference Activity — MMA PAC Golf Tournament at Dancing Rabbit Golf Club (To register, click here.)

1:00 — 5:00 p.m.
Exhibit Booth Setup
— Silver Star Convention Center (Exhibit Hall)

5:00 — 6:30
Welcome Reception

Wine & beer in the Exhibit Hall

Dinner on your own


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2018

7:30 — 8:30 a.m.
Registration & Breakfast

(Exhibit Hall Open)

8:30
Welcome & Introduction


8:45
Keynote Address
— Ken Wagner, Senior Advisor to the Administrator for Regional and State Affairs, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

9:30
Manufacturing Outlook for 2018 & Beyond
— John McKay, MMA; Scott Waller, Mississippi Economic Council (MEC); and Jamie Miller, Mississippi Development Authority (MDA)

10:30
Break

(Exhibit Hall Open)

11:00
Fatigue Management
— Silvano (Sal) Angelone, CAT Safety

12:00 p.m.
Networking Lunch
in Exhibit Hall

Environmental Track Breakout Session:

1:15
MDEQ Agency Update


2:00
Hazardous Waste Panel Discussion
— Brad Justice, Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ); Mike Davis, Chemical Waste Management; and Carla Brown, Environmental Compliance and Safety, Inc.

3:00
Break

(Exhibit Hall Open)

3:30
Waters of the U.S.
— Spencer Varnado, Geosyntec Consultants, Inc.; Alexander Mathes, Geosyntec Consultants, Inc.; and John Milner, Brunini

4:15
Emerging Technologies in Environmental Air Testing
— Pete Zemek, Montrose Air Quality Services (MAQS)

5:00 — 6:30
Reception
in Exhibit Hall with wine, beer & heavy hors d’oeuvres; Corn Hole Tournament — sponsored by Montrose Air Quality Services (MAQS)

7:30 
Band
in Starlight Lounge — sponsored by Complete Environmental, EDL Labs, Big River Shipbuilding, and Kengro Products

Health & Safety Track Breakout Session:

1:15
OSHA Agency Update
— Courtney Bohannon, Area Director, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

2:00
Latest Trends in Workplace Drug Testing
— Chad Scott, CORE Health Networks

3:00
Break

(Exhibit Hall Open)

3:30
Workers’ Compensation Claims Panel Discussion
— Frank Bowyer, Berkley Southeast; Michelle Fox, Berkley Southeast; and Thomas Wright, Anderson, Crawley & Burke

4:15
Responding to the Threat of an Active Shooter in the Workplace
— Eddie Sorrells, DSI Security

5:00 — 6:30
Reception
in Exhibit Hall with wine, beer & heavy hors d’oeuvres; Corn Hole Tournament — sponsored by Montrose Air Quality Services (MAQS)

7:30
Band
in Starlight Lounge — sponsored by Complete Environmental, EDL Labs, Big River Shipbuilding, and Kengro Products


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2018

7:30 — 9:00 a.m.
Breakfast

(Exhibit Hall Open)

8:15
Roundtable Discussions


9:00
Just A Second Ago
— Brad Livingston

10:00
Break

(Exhibit Hall Open)

10:30
Refrigerant Rule: Is Your Facility Prepared?
— Tony Jabon, Trinity Consultants

11:00
Continuity Planning
— Brian Derry, EnSafe

11:45 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.
Lunch
(Exhibit Hall) and Luncheon Speaker — George Malvaney, E3 Environmental; and vendor giveaways and door prizes!!!

1:00
Adjourn & Exhibit Booth Breakdown



*Conference agenda is subject to change; As of October 3, 2018.

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