Conference Agenda & Scheduling

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Session
COLLABORATION V. CONFRONTATION: WORKING TOGETHER TO RESOLVE CASES    W-H2
Wednesday     10am to 11:45am
Room POOLSIDE-PAVILLION
Seating93 of 150 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersMike McCann, George Gigounas
ObjectiveTo provide an overview of Governmental concerns toward potential violations and how private companies can successfully resolve their cases.
DescriptionThis course will outline the concerns and objectives from a prosecutorial agency and how those legal concerns are communicated with the private sector entity (individual or corporation) and how their attorney can work with the government to zealously advocate for their client while cooperating or collaborating to seek the best possible remedy to ensure future compliance without punitive sanctions.
LIB FIRES AND THE    W-I2
Wednesday     10am to 11:45am
Room REGENCY-B
Seating71 of 150 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersErnie Hernandez
ObjectiveThis course will provide participants with the information needed to safely manage the cleanup phase associated with LIB fires.
DescriptionThis course will recap several high-energy lithium-ion battery incidents in Los Angeles County and describe the corresponding efforts with de-energization, DOT packaging, and disposal. This course will also provide an overview of air monitoring techniques, safety procedures and fire response agency coordination.
PresentationLIB Fires & the STATIC Cleanup Phase
PFAS OVERVIEW    W-J2
Wednesday     10am to 10:50am
Room CYPRESS-C
Seating4 of 100 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  
SpeakersJohn Goetze
ObjectiveStudents will learn about PFAS and emerging regulations at the Federal and State level
DescriptionPFAS chemicals have been receiving greater and greater attention from regulators, the public, and the global trade community in recent years. The presentation will provide an overview of PFAS regulations at the EPA level and Californias developments that are relevant to CalCUPA and members of the industries in California. Potential topics can include drinking water, public awareness/scrutiny, CARB reporting requirements, site investigations, etc
PresentationPFAS Regulatory Overview
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
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS AREA PLANS GETTING UP TO SPEED.    W-M2
Wednesday     10am to 11:45am
Room REGENCY-C
Seating73 of 150 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersPaul McCarter
ObjectiveThe objective of this presentation is to provide the CUPAs with assistance in preparing their updated Area Plans.
DescriptionCalEPA is now overseeing the completion of Area Plans, and a lot of CUPAS are in the process of updating their Area Plans to comply with the current requirements. This presentation will cover the history of the Area Plan, various formats for Area Plans, and updates to the current requirements. A short section on Hazardous Materials Commodity Flow Studies will also be discussed. Both Area Plans and Commodity Flow Studies can be partly funded by Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) grants, which are still available through CalOES.
PresentationHazardous Materials Area Plans- Getting up to Speed
CERS ENABLED ENVIRONMENTAL PERMIT AND INSPECTION SYSTEM    W-N2
Wednesday     10am to 11am
Room BOARD-ROOM-II
Seating21 of 30 seats available
Credits  
SpeakersDilshad Albert
ObjectiveEnterprise CIRS Certified Environmental Permit and Inspection System Built on Salesforce Low Code No Code Platform CIRS Certified 30 Permits Online
DescriptionEnterprise CIRS Certified Environmental Permit and Inspection System Over 30 Permit Types Available Online Public Facing Portal allowing Businesses, Consultants, Contractors & Residents to Apply for Permits, Register Complaints, Process Payments CERS Certified Tiers 1 to 5 PDF Permit Generation Mobile Online/Offline Inspections & Violations by Program Fee Calculations & Online Payment Portal Electronic Time Tracking Low No Code Platform
LUNCH,WEDNESDAY ON 2/28    M-Z1
Wednesday     11:45am to 12:45pm
Room Grand Ballroom/Atrium
Seating2000 of 910 seats available
Credits  
ObjectiveCatch up with old friends, chat with co-workers, and provide helpful guidance to new people.
Description

Lunch is a great opportunity to maintain and expand your professional network. Sharing a meal is a way to connect with new people and keep up with old friends, and is essential in today's professional world to grow your career.

Select Your Lunch HERE From The Following Options:

  1. No Lunch (W-No Lunch)...please select this option if you are registered and don't need a lunch)

    Plated Lunch Options - Plated Lunches are hosted in Grand Peninsula Ballroom and Atrium
  2. Short Ribs Plated Lunch - Classic Caesar Salad; Short Ribs, smashed potatoes and forest mushroom pan demi (W-Plated Short Ribs)
  3. Vegan/Vegetarian BBQ Tofu Plated Lunch - Vegan BBQ Tofu, Warm Potato Salad, Charred Onions and Tomato Relish (W-Plated BBQ Tofu)

    Grab and Go Lunch Options - Box Lunches and bottled water will be available in the Atrium
  4. Pastrami & Swiss Sandwich Grab and Go - Pastrami and Swiss on Rye Bread with Yellow Mustard, Pepperoncini's, Pickles; Whole Fruit, Coleslaw, Dessert (Apple Walnut Flax Bars) & Bottled Water (W-Pastrami/Swiss Sandwich)
  5. Curry Chicken Salad Wrap Grab and Go - Curry Chicken Salad Wrap with Curry Dressing, Lettuce, Shredded Carrots, in a Tomato Tortilla Wrap; Whole Fruit, Coleslaw, Dessert (Apple Walnut Flax Bars) & Bottled Water (W-Chicken Salad Wrap)
  6. Vegan Super Green Kale Salad Grab and Go - Vegan Super Green Salad with Kale, Dried Cranberries, Edamame, Sunflower Seeds, Shredded Carrots, Sweet Vinaigrette; Whole Fruit, Coleslaw, Dessert (Apple Walnut Flax Bars) & Bottled Water (W-Vegan Kale Salad)
CALARP 201    W-A3
Wednesday     1pm to 2:45pm
Room SANDPEBBLE-DE
Seating16 of 110 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersUriah Donaldson, Dominick Salazar
ObjectiveIntermediate review and explanation of the CalARP requirements with detailed examples of commonly regulated industries
DescriptionThe CalARP 201 class is intended for those with a basic understanding of the CalARP regulation. It will provide a brief review of applicability and program level determination and differences, with an emphasis on detailed examples of compliance related to the various program elements (PHAs, MI, SOPs etc.) for prominent industries.
PresentationCalARP 201
UST DESIGNATED OPERATOR AND UST INSPECTOR 2024    W-C4
Wednesday     1pm to 2:45pm
Room SEQUOIA-B
Seating0 of 359 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.5  ICC: 1.5
SpeakersAngela Samayoa, Brenda Puepke
ObjectiveUST DO Inspections, 2024 course will discuss topics that are frequently overlooked and not addressed in regs like test result findings.
DescriptionReviewing test results is an important task for all UST stakeholders. A UST DO must report test dates, but which ones? We will review various test types and discuss areas of opportunity for improvement to enhance the quality of UST DO report messaging to the UST Owner. We will review Secondary Containment Test, annual Monitoring Cert, Spill Container Test, and important upcoming deadlines that could cause the facility closure if not completed.
PresentationUST DESIGNATED OPERATOR AND UST INSPECTOR 2024
HOW TO KEEP YOUR STAFF INVOLVED AND ENGAGED    W-D3
Wednesday     1pm to 2:45pm
Room CYPRESS-AB
Seating92 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.
TANK MANUFACTURING & OWNER TANK RECORD    W-G3
Wednesday     1pm to 2:45pm
Room REGENCY-A
Seating126 of 155 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersSteve Pollock, Joseph Mentzer, Craig Fletcher, Matthew Taylor
ObjectiveTo provide an overview of tank manufacturing and good tank ownership recordkeeping.
DescriptionThis session will provide an overview of tank manufacturing and listing compliance, how this relates to owners' obligations to start with a good tank record, and other owner obligations. We will cover the relationship between the tank manufacturer and tank customer requests. STI/SPFA will introduce research tools for the APSA inspector.
PresentationSP031 Things That Go Wrong
STI's SP001 AST Record
Research Tools for Tank Info
SPILL & RELEASE REPORTING...IT'S BAAACK!    W-H3
Wednesday     1pm to 2:45pm
Room POOLSIDE-PAVILLION
Seating46 of 250 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersSteven Lichten
ObjectiveParticipants will learn/better understand hazmat, haz waste & oil spill & release reporting requirements and the associated interpretations.
DescriptionAfter a several year hiatus, Spill & Release Reporting class is back! We'll review the various federal and Calif. requirements for reporting actual and threatened spills and releases of hazardous materials, wastes, oils and other materials. We'll discuss the latest draft OES regulations and interpretations, and Uncle Steve's hints and tips for worry-free reporting (or not reporting). The class is mostly focused on helping the regulated community.
PresentationSpill & Release Reporting - It's Baaack!! - 3-per-format handout
Spill & Release Reporting... It's Baaaack!! Full page slides
IDENTIFICATION AND HAZARD ASSESSMENT (IDHA) FOR HAZMAT INCIDENTS    W-I3
Wednesday     1pm to 2:45pm
Room REGENCY-B
Seating80 of 150 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersGrant Miner, Lee Kirby
ObjectiveParticipants will learn how to identify materials involved in an incident, analyze hazards present, and understand how they impact response options.
DescriptionIDHA plays a crucial role in responding to hazmat incidents. This course will provide responders at all levels, from FRA to Specialist, with tools for identifying materials and their properties, understanding the dynamics of an incident and ensuring a safe, effective response. Topics will include resources for IDHA, awareness of multiple hazards, reassessing hazards as information changes, and analysis of actual incidents.
PresentationIdentification and Hazard Assessment (IDHA) For Hazmat Incidents
CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN THE WORKPLACE    W-J3
Wednesday     1pm to 4:45pm
Room CYPRESS-C
Seating31 of 100 seats available
CreditsREHS: 4.0  
SpeakersAmy Segui, John Wilson
ObjectiveThis course gives employees at all levels insight, information, and practical tools to address and resolve interpersonal and professional issues.
DescriptionA brand-new class for 2024, Conflict Resolution in the Workplace builds on Communication and De-escalation and is a comprehensive course designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively address and resolve conflicts that commonly arise in professional settings. This course explores various types of workplace conflicts along with their root causes and provides practical strategies and techniques to manage and resolve them. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the human dynamics of conflict and the importance of fostering a positive and collaborative work environment. This class is complete with a quick reference guide and practical reference to help guide conflicts to resolution.
CONNECTED SAFETY FOR ANY FIRE, HAZMAT & EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM    W-L3
Wednesday     1pm to 2:45pm
Room SEQUOIA-A
Seating219 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
IDENTIFYING COMMON MISTAKES IN HMBP REPORTING    W-M3
Wednesday     1pm to 2pm
Room REGENCY-C
Seating32 of 150 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  
SpeakersColleen Grainger, Sydney Kwan
ObjectiveThis session will provide an overview of HMBP reporting requirements and how to identify common mistakes facilities make when completing their HMBPs.
DescriptionThe course will begin by providing an overview of the fundamentals of the hazardous materials business plan (HMBP) program elements, including facility information, hazardous materials inventories, emergency response and training plans, and site map requirements. Second, the course will outline common mistakes facilities make when completing their HMBPs and provide guidance on how to identify these mistakes.
PresentationIDENTIFYING COMMON MISTAKES IN HMBP REPORTING
MOC-O-NAUTS: EXPLORING THE UNIVERSE OF CHANGE    W-A4
Wednesday     3pm to 4:45pm
Room SANDPEBBLE-DE
Seating73 of 110 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersMiguel Rizo
ObjectiveLearn MOC principles, regulatory compliance, distinguish temporary vs. permanent MOCs, apply procedures, and analyze cases.
DescriptionEmbark on a cosmic journey as MOC-o-Nauts and explore the vast universe of change! Navigate MOC principles, chart your course through regulatory compliance, and master the optimal techniques. Navigate between temporary and permanent MOCs, execute procedures, and dissect real-life cosmic cases.
UST STATEWIDE TAG MEETING    W-C5
Wednesday     3pm to 4:45pm
Room SEQUOIA-B
Seating0 of 350 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  ICC: 2.0
SpeakersThomas Henderson
ObjectiveOpen discussion and training for technical UST topics.
DescriptionTBD
COACHING FOR PERFORMANCE    W-D4
Wednesday     3pm to 4:45pm
Room CYPRESS-AB
Seating107 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.
FEDERAL REGISTER & HISTORY OF SPCC REGULATIONS    W-G4
Wednesday     3pm to 4:45pm
Room REGENCY-A
Seating86 of 155 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersJanice Witul, Mark Howard
ObjectiveProvide a historical overview of Oil Pollution Prevention regulations of 40 CFR 112 (the SPCC rule) and background found in the Federal Register.
DescriptionThis session will cover the evolution of the SPCC regulations, including how it came to be the way it is today. The session will also include the Federal Register, where additional information on proposed and final rules are published. The Federal Register preambles include general information, background, and comments with responses regarding regulatory changes which can provide clarification for regulators and the regulated community.
PresentationSPCC History
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.