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Day 1

June 29, 2022

Session 1:

Registration - Breakfast and Visit with Exhibitors


Visit Exhibitors

Welcome and Introduction
Coast Guard Great Lakes Center of Expertise for Oil Spill Response

Jerry Popeil, USCG
Session 3:
breakout sessions
Lansing Fire Department, HAZMAT Team

Capt. Ronald Hagaman, Lansing Fire Department
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) Emergency Response Division: Environmental Response Management Application (ERMA) and Endangered Species Index (ESI) updates

Rachel Pryor, NOAA

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development's (MDARD)   Spill Response Program - Technical advisors for agricultural spills

Mike Wozniak & Jack Knorek, MDARD

Michigan Coastal Management Program Pathway to Resilience

Ronda Wuycheck & Adam Arend, EGLE
Session 4:
Lunch / Visit exhibitors
Session 5:
Breakout sessions
Benton Harbor I-94 Business Loop Flood Mitigation Due to High Lake Levels

Mark Pribak, Wade Trim
Regional and National Response Team Overview

Jerry Popeil, USCG

Jay Eickholt, EGLE
Michigan Debris and Hazardous Material Staging and Disposal Rules and Requirements

Rhonda Oyer, EGLE, and Friends
Session 6:
Break / Visit exhibitors
breakout sessions
Emergency Action Plans – Don’t Panic: Be Prepared 

John Kosnak, NTH Consultants
Spill Modeling Tools on Land and in Water for Oil and Chemicals

Matt Horn, RPS Group
Electroplating "Green Ooze" Site on I-696 Response and Long-term Recovery

Tricia Edwards, EPA

Joe DeGrazia, EGLE
Session 7:
breakout sessions
Decoding Tier ll Reports and Emergency Planning under SARA Title lll

Mike Young, EGLE
Threats and Opportunities – Intensifying Coordination and Crisis Communications Efforts in 2022 and Beyond

Ryan Wilkinson, Eaton County EM
A Case Study of a Biocide Release into a Stream

Kelly Tuttle, CTEH
Networking Reception with exhibitors

Day 2 June 30, 2022

Session 9:
7:30 - 8:30

Registration and Breakfast and Visit with Exhibitors


Opening Plenary 

Director Liesl Eichler Clark, EGLE

breakout sessions
Simulating a Dam Breach Evacuation for Risk Informed Decision Making

Emily Campbell, Geosyntec
CHEMTREC’s Role During Hazmat and Environmental Emergencies

Joe Milazzo, Chemtrec
Air Quality Division's Role in Emergency Response

Jon Lamb, EGLE
Session 12:
breakout sessions
Planning for Natural Disaster Debris to Increase Community Resiliency

Melissa Kaps, EPA
Climate Driven Disasters – Role of State & Local Health Departments PART 1 

Julia Field, MDHHS
DNR Wildland Fire Response 

Paul Rogers, DNR
Flat Rock Gasoline Release and Recovery

Tricia Edwards, EPA

Joe DeGrazia, EGLE 
Session 13:
Lunch / Visit exhibitors


Session 16:
Breakout sessions
Climate Driven Disasters – Role of State & Local Health Departments PART 2

Julia Field, MDHHS
Crisis Playbook- Coordination and Accountability

Nick Bonstell, SEMCO Energy

Gladwin County Dam Failure Response and Recovery

Dan DeVaun, EGLE

Bob North, Gladwin County EM

Jay Eickholt, EGLE

Session 16:
Breakout sessions
EOP, EOC, ICS, Oh My! How to Incorporate all Subject Matter Experts into the Process

Alliaon Farole, City of Grand Rapids
Chemical Security and the First Responder

David Schmidt
Response to Lithium Battery Emergencies

Gary Sharp, Hazard 3
Session 16:
Breakout sessions
Hazardous Waste Contingency Planning & Training - Are you prepared for an emergency?

Jonathan Vruggink, EGLE
PFAS Response & Investigations in Northern Kent County

Karen Vorce, EGLE
EPA’s Disaster Debris Recovery Tool

Susan Vescovi, EPA
Session 17:
Conference Adjourns



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