Land Application of Biosolids: The Basics and BeyondJuly 16-17, 2013
Lancaster Host, 2300 Lincoln Highway East (Route 30), Lancaster, PA 17602, 717-299-5500,
MABA Members $130Non-Members $150Exhibitors $200 with booth space ($130 per additional registration)
Day 1 Agenda:8:00 to 9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 to 9:30 The Context (Part 1) - Nutrient Use Efficiency Globally and Regionally: Amy Shober, University of Delaware (invited)
9:30 to 10:00 The Context (Part 2) - Proven Cost Effective Solutions in MABA Region: Trudy Johnston, Material Matters
10:00 to 10:30 The Context (Part 3) - Lessons Learned with Introducing Innovative Technologies in the MABA Region: Art Auchenbach, Riordan Materials
10:30 to 11:00 Networking Break and Snacks
11:00 to 11:45 Land Application as a Treatment System: Chip Elliott, Penn State University (invited)
11:45 to 12:15 503 Regulations: Where are we 20 years later?: Rick Stevens, US EPA (invited)
12:15 to 1:30 Lunch Break and Networking
1:30 to 2:00 Regulatory and Program Guidances in the MABA Region: Bob Pepperman, Synagro
2:00 to 2:30 Advances in “Cloud” Technologies for Managing Biosolids and Regulatory Compliance: Aaron Stephens, Material Matters.
2:30 to 3:00 WEF’s New Mission and the Biosolids EMS “Lite” – a New Approach: Lisa McFadden, WEF
3:00 to 3:30 Networking Break and Snacks
3:30 to 5:30 Land Application Case Studies: Conveying Lessons Learned and Real Life Three case studies on successes and lessons learned, followed by introductions to companies serving utilities in the MABA region. A panel of regional experts will address the question of how the industry can move toward a set of industry-defined standards of good practice.
5:30 to 6:30 RECEPTION AND NETWORKING
Day 2 Agenda:
8:00 to 8:30 Networking and Coffee
8:30 to 9:00 The Evolving Understanding of Pathogen and Vector Attraction Reduction: Matt Higgins, Bucknell University
9:00 to 10:30 Technology Case Studies – Part 1 Case Studies on how the equipment performs and any issues with operations and challenges/opportunities with use of the product. Technologies include digesters, composters, lime stabilization.
10:30 – 11:00 Networking Break
11:00 to 12:30 Technology Case Studies - Part 2 Case Studies on additionsl equipment and technologies. Technologies include dewatering equipment and dryers.
12:30 to 1:30 Lunch Break & Networking
2:00 to 4:00 Plant Tour Lititz WWTF and Dryer (SevernTrent managed) and Sod Farm receiving the dried pellets
Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 9:00 AM to Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 7:00 PM