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Session
THE CURRENT FEDERAL PFAS REGULATORY LANDSCAPE    M-L1
Monday     8am to 9:45am
Room SANDPEBBLE-ABC
Seating35 of 100 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  
SpeakersLydia Dorrance
ObjectiveThis presentation will lay out the status of Federal PFAS regulations, rulemaking, and enforcement priorities.
DescriptionThe EPA has selected addressing exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) as an enforcement priority for the next four years. This presentation will offer a brief refresher on PFAS and then provide an up-to-date status of Federal PFAS regulations and rulemaking efforts, including those for drinking water, hazardous waste, and Superfund Sites. The implications of these efforts for enforcement at the local level will also be covered.
PresentationThe Current Federal PFAS Regulatory Landscape
TECHNOLOGY IN RISK AND SAFETY    M-L2
Monday     1pm to 2pm
Room SANDPEBBLE-ABC
Seating66 of 100 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  
SpeakersRussell Vernon
ObjectiveAttendees get a view into academic Risk Management and EH&S operations, along with the RSS technology used to address and minimize adverse outcomes
DescriptionThe session will begin with a general review of the technology used in academic EH&S and Risk Management. We will then delve into everything from hazard assessment through injury reporting, exposure monitoring, respirator fit testing, injury reporting, and reducing risks with business-related travel.
PresentationTechnology in Risk and Safety
Technology in Risk and Safety Class Resources
CERS APSA SUBMITTAL: A STEP-BY-STEP PROCESS    M-L3
Monday     3pm to 4:45pm
Room SANDPEBBLE-ABC
Seating56 of 100 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersDenise Villanueva, Glenn Warner, Mary Wren-Wilson, Jennifer Lorenzo
ObjectiveTo provide an overview on submitting APSA information correctly in CERS
DescriptionThis session will provide an overview of the APSA submittal element such as the APSA documentation and APSA Facility Information section in CERS. The APSA question in the Business Activities will also be reviewed. This class will discuss common mistakes and misconceptions. Lastly, a step-by-step process of completing an APSA submittal will be shown.
PresentationCERS APSA SUBMITTAL
CHATGPT FOR CUPA REGULATORS    TU-L1
Tuesday     8am to 9am
Room SANDPEBBLE-ABC
Seating61 of 100 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  
SpeakersDarryl Booth
Objective1) Learn to access Generative AI tools (like ChatGPT); 2) Understand what Generative AI can do; and 3) Observe several practical examples.
DescriptionAbundant access to AI means new opportunities for regulators. This session delivers clear, practical and responsible examples of how to impact your daily operations and policies using Generative AI tools like ChatGPT for understanding regulations, generating written content, and for data management.
PresentationPresentation Deck with Examples
CERS NEXTGEN OVERVIEW    TU-L2
Tuesday     10am to 10:50am
Room SANDPEBBLE-ABC
Seating37 of 132 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  
SpeakersErika Michelotti
ObjectiveCalEPA's project to upgrade the CERS application, CERS NextGen
DescriptionPlease join members of the CalEPA Unified Program and the CERS project team to discuss CalEPA's project to upgrade the CERS application, CERS NextGen. The CalEPA team will update you on the project's progress, provide an overview of the planned implementation timeline, and discuss the key changes associated with replacing CERS. A question and answer period will follow the presentation.
PresentationCERS Next Gen
POWER UP: MAXIMIZE NEW TECHNOLOGY    TU-L3
Tuesday     1pm to 1:50pm
Room SANDPEBBLE-ABC
Seating70 of 100 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  
SpeakersRichard Medina
ObjectiveBy the end of this presentation, learners will effectively utilize Microsoft Power products and OneDrive for enhanced productivity.
DescriptionThis session will empower participants with the skills to harness Microsoft Power products and OneDrive cloud for streamlined work processes. It will cover practical strategies for data management, collaboration, and automation, enhancing productivity in various professional settings. Providing high level exposure when using Excel online, shared documents, Forms, Power Automate, SharePoint lists and data entry.
PresentationPower Up: Maximize New Technology
EXPLORING CALCUPA.ORG'S NEW LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (LMS)    TU-L4
Tuesday     3pm to 4:45pm
Room CYPRESS-C
Seating20 of 100 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersTim Snellings, Branden Hendrix
ObjectiveExplore the benefits of CalCUPA's new Learning Management System (LMS) for your professional development to receive CUPA Program education and earn CEUs.
DescriptionThe LMS will improve accessibility to training materials, such as in the HMBP, CalARP, and Hazardous Waste programs, allowing CUPA personnel to access the learning materials, quizzes, and assessments at their own pace and convenience. Come explore the different methods to access over 40 Haz Mat Training Courses and earn CEUs/ICC credits in support of your professional certifications. Don't get left behind as this is the future of your training.
PresentationEXPLORING CALCUPA.ORG'S NEW LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (LMS)
CALIFORNIA FIRE CODE CHEMICAL HAZARD CLASSIFICATION DISCUSSION    W-L1
Wednesday     8am to 9:30am
Room SANDPEBBLE-ABC
Seating34 of 100 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.5  
SpeakersRussell Vernon
ObjectiveAttendees will locate and recognize locations of relevant hazard data. Demonstrate ability to identify relevant and critique classifications.
DescriptionThe presentation will demonstrate the application of Fire Code classification definitions relevant to MAQ limits for real chemicals. We will do a deep dive into the physical, chemical, and acute toxicity characteristics and discuss the use of Global Harmonized Standard Hazard Statements for classifications. The session will be interactive, allowing the participants to classify chemicals.
PresentationCalifornia Fire Code Chemical Hazard Classification discussion with examples
California Fire Code Chemical Hazard Classification discussion with examples
ENFORCEMENT WITH REGULATED SITE PORTAL AND CALENVIROSCREEN    W-L2
Wednesday     10am to 11:45am
Room SANDPEBBLE-ABC
Seating107 of 132 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersKaren Riveles, Nicholas Antilla
ObjectiveProvide participants with a detailed overview of CalEnviroScreen and Regulated Site Portal that can help guide decisions for enforcement actions.
DescriptionLearn about CalEnviroScreen and the Regulated Site Portal Tools that can be used to prioritize enforcement activities. We will review CalEnviroScreen 4.0 mapping tools, indicators, and the data dashboard. We will provide an overview of the Regulated Site Portal and in-depth analysis of information in the system. Demonstrations of both systems will be provided during the presentation.
PresentationEnforcement with Regulated Site Portal and CalEnviroScreen
CONNECTED SAFETY FOR ANY FIRE, HAZMAT & EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM    W-L3
Wednesday     1pm to 2:45pm
Room SEQUOIA-A
Seating220 of 250 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersDoug Mayer
ObjectiveIn this session we will discuss how connected safety contributes to responder education, safety, and coordinated management, using concrete examples.
DescriptionThis presentation will provide attendees with an understanding of the benefits of connected safety technology and the steps any fire, hazmat & emergency response team can take to manage risks and keep first responders and communities safe. This session will teach how new technology can make your responses faster, simpler, more flexible, and more accurate from the moment you start loading the response vehicle to the post-incident hotwash.
PresentationConnected Safety for Any Fire, HazMat & Emergency Response Team
HAZARDOUS WASTE MANIFESTING - RCRA AND DOT REQUIREMENTS    W-L4
Wednesday     3pm to 4:45pm
Room SEQUOIA-A
Seating52 of 250 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersRegan Bottomley, Andy Smith
ObjectiveLearn how to properly fill out a uniform hazardous waste manifest and identify violations.
DescriptionApproximately 50% of all manifests have mistakes on them that could lead to violations for your site. In this class we will learn how to properly fill out a Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest, including the necessary DOT regulations. We will also learn how to create a DOT basic description and proper shipping name for both RCRA and non-RCRA hazardous waste, plus identify the most common mistakes and how to avoid them.
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.