2015 Schedule

North Carolina Biotechnology Center, 15 TW Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

DIRECTIONS

Monday, October 26, 2015

DRAFT AGENDA

8:00-8:30: Registration (Lobby)

8:30-9:00: Opening Comments/Summit Introduction
William Ross, The Collaborative, Co-Chair; Brooks Pierce, Of Counsel
Jackie MacDonald Gibson, UNC-Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Linda Birnbaum, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and National Toxicology Program, Director

9:00-11:35: Plenary/Panel Presentations (Break scheduled between 10-10:15)

Federal Perspectives
Stig Regli, US EPA, Senior Leader/Policy Advisor, Standards and Risk Management Division, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water
Heather Henry, NIEHS, Health Sciences Administrator for Superfund Research Program

North Carolina Perspectives
David H. Moreau, UNC-Chapel Hill, Research Professor, City and Regional Planning
Donald R. van der Vaart, NC Department of Environmental Quality (NC DEQ), Secretary

Congressional Perspectives
David Price, Representative for NC 4th Congressional District

Private Wells in North Carolina
Evan Kane, NC DEQ, Division of Water Resources, Groundwater Planning and Environmental Review Branch, Supervisor
Wilson Mize, NC DHHS, Division of Public Health, Regional Environmental Health Specialist

Community Impacts Panel Discussion
Moderator: Veronica Bitting, Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project, Inc.
Mark Borsuk, Dartmouth College, Thayer School of Engineering, Associate Professor
David Caldwell, Rogers-Eubanks Neighborhood Association, Project Director
Harold Faircloth, Macon County, Public Health Center, Environmental Health Specialist
Omega Wilson, West End Revitalization Association, President

11:35-11:45: Work Group Session Overview

11:45-12:45: Lunch

12:15-12:45: Drinking Water Mapping Application for Protecting Source Waters (DWMAPS) Lunch Demonstration
Sherri Comerford, US EPA, Source Water Protection Program, DWMAPS Project Lead
Danette Boezio, RTI International, IT and Services Division, Programmer Analyst/Project Manager
Peter Ilieve, RTI International, Environment, Health, and Safety Division, Program Manager

12:45-3:45: Solutions/Working Group Sessions (attendees will be assigned to specific groups)

COMMUNITY EDUCATION
Rebecca Fry, UNC-Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Michael Orbon, Wake County, Water Quality Director

GOOD GOVERNANCE/POLICY
Mark Dorosin, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law, Managing Attorney, Center for Civil Rights
Tom Roberts, Aqua North Carolina, Inc., President and Chief Operating Officer
Mike Williams, NC State Prestage Department of Poultry Science, Department Head, Director, Animal and Poultry Waste Management Center

POLLUTION PREVENTION
Elizabeth Nichols, NC State Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, Associate Professor
Jane Ellen Simmons, US EPA, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Pharmacokinetics Branch Chief
Dennis H. Treacy, Smithfield Foods, Inc., EVP and Chief Sustainability Officer

USER FRIENDLY TECHNOLOGY
Danette Boezio, RTI International, IT and Services Division, Programmer Analyst/Project Manager
Alexis Wells Carpenter, Triad Growth Partners, Principal Investigator/Research Scientist
Sherri Comerford, US EPA, Source Water Protection Program, DWMAPS Project Lead
Gretchen Gehrke, Public Laboratory for Open Technology & Science, Data Quality and Advocacy Steward
Peter Ilieve, RTI International, Environment, Health, and Safety Division, Program Manager
Mark Sobsey, UNC-Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, Kenan Distinguished Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering

3:45-4:00: Break

4:00-5:00: First Interim Subgroup Reports/Opportunity for Coordination

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

8:00-8:30: Continental Breakfast and Gathering

8:30-9:00: The Path to Water Innovation
Newsha K. Ajami, Stanford University, Director of Urban Water Policy, Water-Energy Program Lead

9:00-11:30: 4 Solutions/Working Group Sessions

11:30-11:45: Break

11:45-12:15: Second Interim Subgroup Reports/Opportunity for Coordination

12:15-1:00: Lunch

12:30-1:00: DWMAPS Lunch Demonstration

1:00-3:00: 4 Solutions/Working Group Sessions

3:00-3:15: Break

3:15-4:15: Final Interim Subgroup Reports/Opportunity for Coordination

4:15-4:30: Closing Remarks/Adjournment

Summit Supporters


Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/


RTI International
http://www.rti.org/


National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
http://www.niehs.nih.gov/


Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University
https://nicholas.duke.edu


North Carolina State University
http://www.ncsu.edu/


UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
http://www.sph.unc.edu/


MDB, Inc.
http://www.michaeldbaker.com/


Social & Scientific Systems, Inc.
http://www.s-3.com


Integrated Laboratory Systems
http://www.ils-inc.com


North Carolina Biotechnology Center
http://www.ncbiotech.org/


VisionPoint Marketing
http://www.visionpointmarketing.com