February 6, 2019

This event is targeted toward professionals who manage the environmental and safety compliance matters for their organization, focusing on regulations and how to ensure compliance. The basis of an effective Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) program remains the strength of its management system and how thoroughly it is integrated into business practices. Join the NC Chamber, NC Department of Environmental Quality officials and industry experts to proactively discuss pressing regulatory issues, legislation and policy decisions impacting the air, water, waste and natural resource arenas.

Presented By
  • Troutman Sanders

Agenda

Wednesday, February 6
8:00 amRegistration and Networking
8:45 amWelcome Remarks
9:00 amOpening Keynote

Sheila Holman, Assistant Secretary for the Environment, NC Department of Environmental Quality

9:30 amEnvironmental Insurance: Mitigating Cleanup and Compliance Liabilities

Andrew Perel, Partner, Troutman Sanders

10:15 amNetworking Break
10:45 amThe State of Water: NC DEQ Division Director Discussion

Linda Culpepper, Interim Director, NC Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Water Resources
Dan McLawhorn, Associate City Attorney, City of Raleigh

11:15 amThe State of Air: NC DEQ Division Director Discussion

Michael Abraczinskas, Director, NC Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Air Quality
Moderator:  Mack McGuffey, Partner, Troutman Sanders

11:45 amLunch
12:30 pmThe State of Waste Management: NC DEQ Division Director Discussion

Michael Scott, Director, NC Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Waste Management
Moderator: Sean Sullivan, Partner, Troutman Sanders

1:00 pmA View from the General Counsel's Office

Bill Lane, General Counsel, NC Department of Environmental Quality

1:30 pmClosing Remarks