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NJIT Campus Center

June 4, 2019

 Time/Location  Event  Sponsor
8:00AM - 8:45AM Registration, Breakfast & Networking  

8:45AM - 9:00AM

NSCW Overview, Welcome and Introduction  Dresdner Robin
2nd Floor Ballroom A    
9:00AM - 10:00AM Plenary - Hotter than Hot Topics in Sustainable Redevelopment Throughout the Northeast
 GEI Consultants
2nd Floor Ballroom A    
10:00AM - 10:05AM Poster Presentations - Colleen Kokas, Environmental Liability Transfer  
10:05AM - 10:35AMExhibit Hall, Coffee Break and Posters 
10:35AM - 11:25AM Breakout Sessions 1  
2nd Floor Ballroom A Breakout 1A - How Opportunity Zones Will Actually Work Langan
2nd Floor Ballroom B Breakout 1B - Environmental Project Failures (aka "Troubled Environmental Projects") Why Site Remediation Projects Go Over Budget, Take Longer and Often Fail
WCD Group
1st Floor Atrium Breakout 1C - Brownfields Education in the Pursuit of Environmental Justice Environmental Liability Transfer
11:25AM - 11:35AM Break/Transition to Breakout Sessions  
11:35AM - 12:25PM Breakout Sessions 2  
2nd Floor Ballroom A Breakout 2A - Emerging Contaminants & Brownfield Redevelopment Is It Possible Advanced GeoServices, Holland & Knight, and Great American Insurance Group
2nd Floor Ballroom B Breakout 2B - Expediting Brownfield Vapor Intrusion Assessment and Mitigation Efforts Sanborn Head, Langan & VaporSafe
1st Floor Atrium Breakout 2C - Focus Session: Help Us Grow LSRPA, NYCBP, BCONE & NJSWEP
12:25PM - 12:50PM Lunch & Networking  SynerGen Solar
2nd Floor Ballroom    
12:50PM - 1:10PM Awards and Scholarship Presentations  
2nd Floor Ballroom    
1:10PM - 1:20PM Presenting Sponsor - Geoffrey Forrest, LSRP, Dresdner Robin  
2nd Floor Ballroom    
1:20PM - 1:55PM Keynote Address - Jason Bram of the Federal Reserve Bank  
2nd Floor Ballroom    
1:55PM - 2:05PM Break/Transition to Breakout Sessions  
2:05PM - 2:55PM Breakout Sessions 3  
2nd Floor Ballroom A Breakout 3A - Risks of Resilience and Sea Level Rise in Waterfront Opportunity Zones: The New Due Diligence  AKRF
2nd Floor Ballroom B Breakout 3B - Getting Your Fill of Fill - A Discussion of the Issues Brownfield Developers Should Be Aware of When Testing, Disposing and Reusing Building Materials, Including Concrete, Brick and Block&Peak Environmental LLC and Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC
2:55PM - 3:05PM Break/Transition to 2nd Floor Ballroom  
3:05PM - 3:30PM Lightning Round Talks  
2nd Floor Ballroom A Lightning Talk A - Leveraging the Power of Advocacy to Strengthen DC's Climate Ready Plan Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
2nd Floor Ballroom A Lightning Talk B - SPEED - NYC's Updated Environmental Mapping Application NYCBP
2nd Floor Ballroom A Lightning Talk C - Sustainability in Development Practice for Impacted Sites Applying Front End Re-Metrics to Building Demolition, Remediation and Construction Planning GEI Consultants
3:30PM-3:35PMPoster Award - Presented by Colleen Kokas, Environmental Liability Transfer
3:35PM - 3:45PM Wrap-Up & Closing: Steve Jaffe, BCONE President and Rick Shoyer, NSCW Chair  
3:45PM - 5:15PM Reception and NSCW 10th Anniversary Cake-Cutting Ceremony  
2nd Floor Gallery    

CEC Credit Information

Licensed Site Remediation Professionals:

  • DE, NY & PA - No requirement for continuing education
  • NJ - Attendees can earn 1 Technical CEC per hour of attendance, up to a total of 2.5 Technical.  However, if they attend Breakout 2A instead of 2B, they would earn 2.0 Technical and .5 Regulatory.  No LSRP can earn more than a total of 2.5 CECs total. 

Legal - Attorneys

  • MA - No requirement for continuing education
  • PA / NY - 4.5 CLEs
  • NJ - Course No. 193 - 7.2 CLEs 

Professional Engineers

  • NJ Professional Engineers has been approved for 6.0
  • MA, PA & CT - No requirement for continuing education

Professional Geologists

  • NJ, NY, MA, PA & CT - No requirements for continuing education OR it's on an honor system and a course completion certificate will suffice when audited.
  • DE - students can apply on their own for no charge.


  • NJ, NY & PA have no requirements for continuing education

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