Environmental Clean Up Technologies Conference: Midwest Marketplace
Source: EPA
Date: 6/4/97    Record No.: 10458
Contact: SAIC, 768 N. Bethlehem Pike, Suite 205, Lower Gwynedd, PA 19002
fax : (215) 628-8916 e-mail: jo-ann.m.saville@cpmx.saic.com

Environmental Clean Up Technologies Conference: Midwest Marketplace

July 22 - 23, 1997
The Holiday Inn - Mart Plaza
Chicago, Illinois

Conference Objectives
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Technology Innovation Office is sponsoring this conference to provide specific information on current and projected business opportunities for environmental clean up and characterization technologies at the State and Federal levels, the private sector, and international market.

The agenda includes:
* Overview of State and Federal markets
* Overview of International markets
* Industry perspectives on technology commercialization
* Brownfields opportunities

The conference will enable attendees to:
* Gain an understanding of the marketplace sectors
* Identity opportunities in the environmental technology arketplace
* Locate points of contact and establish new business relationships

Who Should Attend
Developers and vendors of innovative treatment technologies
Federal and State remediation officials
Private cleanup contractors
Parties interested in developing business relationships
with remediation contractors

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
U.S. Army Environmental Center
U.S. Department of Energy
U.S. Navy
U.S. Air Force
Hazardous Waste Action Coalition (HWAC)
State Clean Up and Technologies Programs

U.S. EPA, Technology Innovation Office

U.S. EPA, Region V
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Proposed Agenda

Day 1 - July 22, 1997

Welcome Remarks
8:30 AM Walter W. Kovalick, Jr.,
Director, U.S. EPA, Technology Innovation Office (TIO)
8:40 AM William Muno, Director, Superfund Division, U.S. EPA Region V
8:50 AM Mary Gade, Director, Illinois EPA

Session I The "Changing" Marketplace

9:00 AM Federal Market Overview for
Innovative Environmental Technologies
- Walter W. Kovalick, Jr., U.S. EPA, TIO
9:20 AM Private Capital for a Changing Environmental Market
- Dag M. Syrrist, Technology Funding, Inc.
9:40 AM Q & A - "Changing" Marketplace
9:50 AM Break

Session II Understanding the Market Sectors -
- State Programs/Cooperative Efforts

10:10 AM State Clean Up Voluntary Programs
- Joe Dufficy, U.S. EPA Region V, Panel of Larry Eastep, IL,
- Jenifer Kwasniewski, OH,
- Darsi Foss, WI and Representatives from: IN, MI, MN
11:00 AM Q & A - State Programs
11:10 AM Interstate Cooperative Efforts - Panel Discussion
- Interstate Technology Regulatory Cooperation Workgroup
(ITRC) and Six-State Partnership for Environmental Technology
- Jim Janssen, Illinois EPA
11:40 AM Q & A - Interstate Programs
11:50 AM Lunch

Session III Understanding the Market Sectors - Federal Programs

1:00 PM Identifying Opportunities through EPA Region V
- Joe Dufficy, U.S. EPA Region V
1:10 PM DOE Programs: Performance Based Contracting
- Mary McCune, DOE; Technology Deployment Initiatives
- Lloyd Brown, Lockheed-Martin Idaho Technologies Company
1:40 PM DOD Opportunities in Region V
- Sidney Allison, U.S. Navy;
- Lt. Col. Stanley Hunt, U.S.Air Force;
- Representative from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
2:30 PM EPA Demonstration/Verification Programs
- Annette Gatchett, U.S. EPA National Risk Management Research Laboratory (NRMRL),
Superfund Innovative Technology Evaluation (SITE) Program;
- Daniel Powell, U.S.EPA, TIO,
Consortium Site Characterization Technology
3:00 PM Q & A - Federal Programs
3:10 PM Break

Session IV Successful Commercialization of Environmental Technologies

3:30 PM Teaming Arrangements Between A&E Firms and Technology Vendors
- Representative from Hazardous Waste Action Coalition
3:50 PM Case Study:
Thermatrix, Inc., John T. Schofield, Thermatrix, Inc.
4:10 PM Case Study:
Geoprobe Systems, Thomas Christy, Geoprobe Systems
4:30 PM Q & A - Case Studies/Wrap Up
4:40 PM Exhibits/Reception

DAY 2 - July 23, 1997

Session V International Market

8:30 AM Global Market for New Technologies
- Andrew D. Paterson, Environmental Business International
8:50 AM International "Matchmakers"Panel
- John Mizroch, Environmental Export Council
- Victor Failmezger, GETF; Allen Paul, UNISHPERE
9:30 AM Technology Markets in Eastern Europe: Case Study
in Promoting US Technologies in the Czech Republic
- Thomas DeKay, U.S. EPA, TIO
9:50 AM Q & A Session - International Market

10:00 AM Break

Session VI Brownfields Opportunities

10:20 AM "Turning Brownfields into Greenbacks"
- Randall Airst, American Land Recycling Corp.
10:45 AM Regional Overview - Region V Case Study
- Michelle Jordan, U.S. EPA Region V,
Deputy Regional Administrator (invited)
10:55 AM Perspective on Technology Opportunities at Brownfield Sites
- Mary Beth Tuohy, Brownfields Coordinator for U.S. EPA Region
11:05 AM Panel Discussion
- State Regulator: Larry Eastep, Illinois EPA
- Technology Implementor: Bruce Yare, Monsanto Corp.
- Contractor Overseer: Warren Buchanan, Roy F. Weston, Inc.
- Chicago Assistant Commissioner: William Trumble, Department of Environment
- Representative of a Lending Institution

12:15 PM Q & A Session - Brownfields

12:30 PM Adjourn

Conference Registration Information

Fax, mail or e-mail this completed registration form by July 7, 1997 to:
SAIC, 768 N. Bethlehem Pike, Suite 205, Lower Gwynedd, PA 19002
fax : (215) 628-8916 e-mail: jo-ann.m.saville@cpmx.saic.com

Please Note: There is no charge for attending this conference.
If you have any questions please call (800) 783-3870.

Hotel Information
Special Rates for Accomodations have been arranged for attendees at:
The Holiday Inn-Mart Plaza, 350 North Orleans St., Chicago, IL 60654
For hotel reservations call:
Reservations must be made before July 7, 1997
phone (312) 836-5000 fax (312) 222-9508
Conference rate: $115 + tax

Topics: Environment