Conference Agenda & Scheduling

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Session
CAA FOR NONAIRHEADS    M-D1
Monday     8am to 9:45am
Room 9052
Seating22 of 44 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersEric Weber
ObjectiveAttendees will gain a clear, concise, and thorough understanding of the major CAA programs and how they interrelate to one another.
DescriptionWe'll provide a thorough overview of the CAA that helps attendees understand how the Act was conceived and why compliance is complex. We will demystify: 1. Pollutants regulated under the CAA. 2. These major programs: National ambient air quality standards (NAAQS), New source performance standards (NSPS), National emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP), Acid rain program, Title V permitting program, Stratospheric ozone protection program. 3. How the pollutants and programs fit together.
PresentationCAA for Nonairheads
OPENING CEREMONY & LEADERSHIP AWARDS    M-D2
Monday     10am to 11:45am
Room GRAND-ABC
Seating2231 of 3000 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersAlvin Lal, Jason Boetzer, Dennis Karidis
ObjectiveOpening Ceremony & Leadership Awards
DescriptionOpening Ceremony & Leadership Awards
HIGH PERFORMANCE ORGANIZATIONS, AND INTENT BASED LEADERSHIP    M-D3
Monday     1pm to 4:45pm
Room CYPRESS-C
Seating19 of 80 seats available
CreditsREHS: 4.0  
SpeakersKirk Ford
ObjectiveThis session will provide participants with an overview of intent based high performance organizations, and give tools for using this leadership style
DescriptionThis course was first presented virtually for CUPA 2022 and is back for a third rotation. This is a leadership primer for high performing organizations and intent based leadership. We'll discuss what those things are and how they can help you lead your team more effectively. Participants will also be equipped with useable tools to help strengthen communication and build better teams.
COMMON NATIONAL SPCC MISCONCEPTIONS AT OIL FACILITIES    TU-D1
Tuesday     8am to 9:45am
Room CYPRESS-AB
Seating131 of 160 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersMark Howard
ObjectiveThe EPA SPCC National Program Manager will provide insight on some of the more common regulatory misconceptions related to the SPCC rule (40 CFR part 112).
DescriptionFederal regulations can be complex and difficult to interpret. The presentation is geared toward CUPA inspectors and the regulated community stakeholders with a general understanding of the SPCC rule. The goal of the presentation is to provide attendees with insight on the rule's more complicated provisions and assist with approving facility compliance. The presentation will be provided in the form of a "Top Ten/Twenty List".
PresentationCommon MISC SPCC
HER STORY: A DISCUSSION OF WOMEN IN HAZ MAT    TU-D2
Tuesday     10am to 11:45am
Room CYPRESS-AB
Seating52 of 160 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersChristie Bautista, Elizabeth Brega, Jenna Hartman, Allison Wescott, Michelle Le, Linnea Chandler, Jennea Monasterio
ObjectiveTo begin the discussion on the unique challenges women face in hazmat and provide support for future generations of women entering the field.
DescriptionIn this class, panelists from across government and industry will come together to share their personal stories and insights from their hazmat careers. Panelists will paint a historical perspective of women in hazmat and the challenges faced over the past few decades since the establishment of the Unified Program. Moreover, they'll tackle the contemporary hurdles that are unique to our field. All levels of experience are encouraged to attend.
MANAGERS WORKSHOP    TU-D3
Tuesday     1pm to 4:45pm
Room CYPRESS-AB
Seating102 of 160 seats available
CreditsREHS: 4.0  
SpeakersAlvin Lal, Frederick Chun, John Paine, Cheryl Prowell, Justin Malan
ObjectiveObtain updates from the CalEPA, BDOs, and CFB on various current Unified Program Topics.
DescriptionThe annual manager's workshop is an opportunity for collaboration between CalEPA, BDOs, CFB, and other UPA agencies. Current Unified Program Topics will be discussed by the various groups such as CERS NextGen, Strategic Plan Updates and legislative updates.
CUPA 101    W-D1
Wednesday     8am to 9:45am
Room CYPRESS-AB
Seating31 of 160 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersJason Boetzer, Kristen Ward
ObjectiveThis session will provide participants with the history and evolution of the Unified Program.
DescriptionThis course is a comprehensive overview of the Unified Program, including a brief history of environmental regulations which led to the creation of the program. The course will further examine the coordination, consolidation, & implementation of the six program elements. And finally, this course will provide an overview to the collaborative efforts of the stakeholders demonstrating successes.
PresentationCUPA 101
THE LANGUAGE OF LEADERSHIP, THE NEW LEADERSHIP PLAYBOOK    W-D5
Wednesday     8am to 4:45pm
Room 9052
Seating11 of 36 seats available
CreditsREHS: 8.0  
SpeakersKirk Ford
ObjectiveThis session will provide participants with leadership tools to make their teams higher performing and intent based.
DescriptionThis course is based on the book "Leadership is Language" by David Marquet. We'll go over his new leadership playbook that uses language to empower your team to perform at their highest potential and build a framework that achieves the right balance between deliberation and action. 8 hours of energetic, thought provoking content.
DEALING WITH MARGINAL EMPLOYEES    W-D2
Wednesday     10am to 11:45am
Room CYPRESS-AB
Seating94 of 160 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersJim Delia
ObjectiveHow to be proactive and notice and address poor performance before it becomes a more serious problem.
DescriptionWhen employees' performance is degrading to a problematic level, they often perform marginally for a time before dropping to Unsatisfactory or Unacceptable. This interactive workshop will cover the following topics: Why some employees under-perform; Identifying marginal employees; Strategies for dealing with marginal employees; Motivating marginal employees; and Setting objectives and action plans.
HOW TO KEEP YOUR STAFF INVOLVED AND ENGAGED    W-D3
Wednesday     1pm to 2:45pm
Room CYPRESS-AB
Seating96 of 160 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersJim Delia
ObjectiveHow to increase commitment for those who are resistant to change and are losing motivation for work and interactions with the co-workers.
DescriptionThis interactive workshop will cover the following topics: Employee engagement; Motivational factors; Motivating remotely; and best next steps to take.
COACHING FOR PERFORMANCE    W-D4
Wednesday     3pm to 4:45pm
Room CYPRESS-AB
Seating113 of 160 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersJim Delia
ObjectiveThis session is designed to expose participants to the basic knowledge and skills needed to coach direct reports.
DescriptionTopics will include: Adopting a coaching mindset; Active listening; Focusing on strengths; Effective ways to guide employees as a coach; Good coaching questions; and Indicators of coaching opportunities.
THE CUPA PERFORMANCE EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT PROCESS    TH-D1
Thursday     8am to 11:45am
Room CYPRESS-AB
Seating90 of 160 seats available
CreditsREHS: 4.0  
SpeakersKaeleigh Pontif, Tim Brandt, Kaitlin Cottrell, Brennan Ko-Madden, Denise Villanueva, Mary Wren-Wilson, Glenn Warner, Garett Chan, Julie Unson
ObjectiveTo provide CUPAs with a more in-depth overview of how a CUPA Performance Evaluation is conducted by each state agency.
DescriptionCalEPA, DTSC, OSFM and the State Water Board will present the tools and technologies used to conduct the CUPA Performance evaluation and assessment. Each state agency will present how an evaluation assessment is carried out using CERS reports or local data management information, as well as information provided as requested in the Evaluation Notification.
PresentationThe CUPA Performance Evaluation Process and Assessment
HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT REPORT AND PLAN    TH-D2
Thursday     1pm to 1:50pm
Room CYPRESS-AB
Seating92 of 160 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  
SpeakersRyan Dominguez
ObjectiveProvide key findings from the 2023 Hazardous Waste Management Report, update on current research, and update on hazardous waste management planning.
DescriptionDTSC has begun to develop the first Hazardous Waste Management Plan which is due in 2025. Hazardous waste management planning includes work in four primary areas: Hazardous Waste Criteria Waste Reduction Capacity Assurance Environmental Justice This session will Provide key findings from the 2023 Hazardous Waste Management Report, update on current research, and update on hazardous waste management planning.
PresentationHazardous Waste Management Report and Plan
Since we will be using our calcupa.org "My Itinerary" process for the 2024 Conference for Attendees to Earn CEUs, please create your Itinerary by going to the online agenda and clicking on the "+Add" button on the right of the page to Add Sessions you plan to attend to your "My Itinerary".  To View/Edit your Itinerary for Session Attendance, visit your My Itinerary.  We will provide further information on how to 'check in/out' of a Session to verify your attendance. If you have any questions, please email registration@calcupa.org.