2023 GBA Brownfield Seminar is a Sold-Out Event Once Again!
GBA is pleased to announce Georgia Ports Authority Director of Economic and Industrial Development Stacy Watson will deliver our keynote address at the 2023 Brownfield Seminar, providing insights into one of Georgia’s most important economic engines. Together with our slate of expert speakers, t he 2023 Brownfield Seminar once again promises a day of programming not to be missed! Join us for quality education and networking opportunities with a wide range of participants, including leading development, legal, engineering, risk management, economic development, and other professionals throughout Georgia and beyond with a shared interest in cleaning and redeveloping contaminated properties and revitalizing surrounding areas around the state.
When: Tuesday, April 11, 2023 from 8 am to 5 pm. Registration opens at 7 am with the program beginning at 8 am. Reception to follow.
Where: GSU Knowles Law Center / 85 Park Place NE, Atlanta, GA 30303 / MARTA, Parking and Directions
Registration: $150 for GBA 2023 Corporate Members / $175 for GBA 2023 Individual Members / $200 for nonmembers / $75 for government employees and students.
2023 Presentations Include
- Keynote Address
Stacy Watson, Director of Economic and Industrial Development for Georgia Ports Authority VIEW PRESENTATION
- Session 1: PFAS Technical Panel
Bill Butler, Newfields / Heath McCorkle, Pace Analytical / Steve Ellingson, Ph.D. / Lucas Barroso-Giachetti, S&ME VIEW PRESENTATION
- EPA Update
Sara S. Janovitz, Acting Section Manager, R4 Brownfields and Redevelopment Section VIEW PRESENTATION
Tami Thomas-Burton, R4 EJ Coordinator, Senior Public Health Scientist VIEW PRESENTATION
- Session 2: EPA Brownfield Grantee Panel
Robert Smith, City of Perry VIEW PRESENTATION
Jessica Lavandier, City of Atlanta VIEW PRESENTATION
Laura Johnson, Housing Authority of Columbus VIEW PRESENTATION
Amanda Herrit, Terracon Consultants
- Session 3: Communities & Brownfields
Annie Mcilwain, PPM Consultants VIEW PRESENTATION
Heather Hussey-Coker, Groundwork Atlanta
Lee Harrop, Westside Future Fund / Don Rigger, KEMRON VIEW PRESENTATION
Chris Harrell – Technical Assistance to Brownfield Communities (TAB) VIEW PRESENTATION
Becky Taylor – Georgia Municipal Association VIEW PRESENTATION
Saralyn Stafford – Carl Vinson VIEW PRESENTATION
- Session 4: What the Coming Surge of Electrical Vehicles Means for the Future of Gas Stations in Georgia & Brownfield Implications
Jason S. Lichtstein, Akerman LLP / Tim Echols, GA Public Service Commission / Russel Griebel, United Consulting / K.C. Boyce, Escalent VIEW PRESENTATION
- Session 5: ESG Considerations for Brownfields
Rebecca Davis, Seyfarth Shaw / Rich Glaze, Barnes & Thornburg
- EPD Update
Shannon Ridley, Brownfields Coordinator / Jason Metzger, Program Manager VIEW PRESENTATION
- Session 6: Innovative Remedial Investigation Techniques for Brownfield Redevelopment
Brian Jeffers, GeoLab Drilling VIEW PRESENTATION
Andrew Kiggen, Regenesis VIEW PRESENTATION
- Session 7: Brownfield Case Studies:
A-Mill Artists Lofts – Dan Childress, Braun Intertec & Derek Schilling, Braun Intertec VIEW PRESENTATION
Former Coyne Textile Cleanup – Southside Revitalization – Keith Ziobron, CHA Consulting & Samantha Miller, CHA Consulting VIEW PRESENTATION
Once again, we will apply for up to 8 hours of CLE credits from the State Bar of Georgia and offer Certificates of Completion to professionals in other industries in need of CEs.
Once again GBA is offering a limited number of community scholarship/grant opportunities. Please submit your applications by March 31, 2023 to Jennifer@HLStrategy.com. Access the application here.
Visit www.GeorgiaBrownfield.org/PastSeminars for more information about past presenters.
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GBA is excited to announce our call for abstracts for the ninth annual Georgia Brownfield Seminar, slated to take place in April 2023.
nue to provide quality education opportunities with a wide range of participants, including leading development, legal, engineering, risk management, economic development, and other professionals throughout Georgia and beyond with a shared interest in cleaning and redeveloping contaminated properties and revitalizing surrounding areas around the state.
Abstracts can be submitted via email to Jennifer Jezyk at Jennifer@HLStrategy.com by Friday, Jan. 13, 2023. Don’t have a “fully cooked” idea but would like to propose a speaker or topic? We’re accepting those suggestions as well – just drop us a quick email.
We welcome abstracts about topics including – but not limited to:
Brownfield development case studies
Building decontamination/abatement and demolition
Climate change preparation
Development challenges and overcoming them
Digital solutions and tools
Emerging contaminants and how they could impact development
Environmental due diligence
Innovative approaches to managing technical & non-technical risks
Grants and lending opportunities
Regulations and planning
Remediation – soil, groundwater, surface water, sediments, vapor intrusion
Teaming with HSRA/VRP
Click here for additional details on abstract submissions.