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HIGH PERFORMANCE ORGANIZATIONS, AND INTENT BASED LEADERSHIP    TU-J4   100692
Tuesday     1pm to 4:45pm
Room GRANDBALLROOM K
Seating132 of 150 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 by popular demand. Now 4 hours instead of 2 as requested. 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.
LETS GET POSTING THE REASONS AGENCIES SHOULD BE ON SOCIAL MEDIA    TU-L2   100752
Tuesday     1pm to 2:30pm
Room GOLD KEY III
Seating43 of 50 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.5  
SpeakersJoshua Lindsey, Brent Casey
ObjectiveThis session will provide local agencies with tips and tools on how to use and grow social media effectively.
DescriptionThis course is a complete guide for local government agencies in creating engaging daily content for multiple social media platforms. The course will help with simplifying the approval process for posting content as well as give tips in responding to the public. The course will examine different tools and applications for quick content creation. And finally, the course will provide an understanding in interpreting social media analytics.
HMBP 201    TU-M2   100757
Tuesday     1pm to 3pm
Room GOLD KEY I/II
Seating72 of 125 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersMinh Le, Alonso Mejia, Jason Parker
ObjectiveThis session will be an intermediate class on the business plan program.
DescriptionThis course will cover intermediate topics of the Business Plan Program.
TOUR OF EPA EMERGENCY RESPONSE WAREHOUSE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA    TU-T2   100782
Tuesday     1pm to 3pm
Room TOUR BUS
Seating52 of 55 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersRobert Wise
ObjectiveLearn Response Capabilities of EPA Emergency Response
DescriptionThe tour will provide an overview of EPA Emergency Response's capability and a show and tell in our Southern California Emergency Response Warehouse. A 45 minute presentation on our capabilities will be presented. A static display of the PPE, monitoring and sampling equipment and response vehicles will be set up at the warehouse. A short hands on demo of our VIPER Telemetry system will be presented.
CALARP 201    TU-A3   100655
Tuesday     3pm to 5pm
Room MARQUIS BALLROOM NORTHWEST
Seating176 of 200 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersUriah Donaldson, Alvin Lal
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.
SINGLE-WALLED UST OUTREACH AND RUST    TU-C3   100681
Tuesday     3pm to 4pm
Room MARQUIS BALLROOM CENTER
Seating311 of 350 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  ICC: 1.0
SpeakersJohnny Wales, McLean Reich
ObjectiveTo provide updates on the ongoing efforts to assist with closure of single-walled USTs, updates to RUST, and how RUST applies to UST closure
DescriptionRedhorse Corporation, partnering with the State Water Board and USEPA, has been engaged in both outreach to single-walled UST owners and operators and analysis of the single-walled UST population, and would like to share updates. We will also share updates to the RUST program which assists eligible small businesses with funding for their UST projects, via grants and loans, and relate RUST back to single-walled UST closure.
STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF ENVIRONMENTAL DATA    TU-F3   100711
Tuesday     3pm to 5pm
Room GRAND BALLROOM G/H
Seating92 of 100 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersCarl Palladino
ObjectiveThis session will provide participants with an introduction to conducting statistical analysis of environmental data.
DescriptionThis class provides a brief introduction to statistical analysis of environmental data with an emphasis on using EPAs software application ProUCL. Basic statistics, hypothesis testing, decision errors, data interpretation and decision making are discussed. ProUCL is explored to understand how to perform simple data analysis. Little to no previous experience with statistics is required.
RISK-BASED INSPECTION OF STORAGE TANKS    TU-G3   100721
Tuesday     3pm to 5pm
Room GRAND BALLROOM A-D
Seating148 of 160 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersPhilip Myers
ObjectiveTo cover Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) for storage tanks: Should I use it? Will the regulations accept it? What can go wrong? What are the pros and cons? Can I trust it?
DescriptionThe concept of Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) was popularized by API 580 & 581. The complex requirements make RBI implementation opaque, hard to understand and audit for compliance. The talk will cover the history & background, what the industry feedback is, conditions under which it should be allowed, and basic guidelines to validate the methodology for applying RBI to tanks. A brief discussion of similar service assessments will be included.
COMPRESSED GAS CYLINDER IDENTIFICATION    TU-J3   100749
Tuesday     3pm to 5pm
Room MARQUIS BALLROOM SOUTH
Seating202 of 250 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersChris Reiner
ObjectiveStudents will learn tips and techniques for identifying unknown compressed gas cylinders.
DescriptionAn unidentified compressed gas cylinder can be an alarming find, but it doesnt have to be. This course will teach you how to read the clues a cylinder gives and enable you to identify whats inside, or at least what kind of hazard it presents. After the lecture, students will identify multiple mystery cylinders and leave with a better understanding of the risks and realities of compressed gases.
SYNCING WITH CERS IN REAL TIME - DO WE WANT IT?    TU-L3   100753
Tuesday     3pm to 4pm
Room GOLD KEY III
Seating40 of 50 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  
SpeakersDarryl Booth
ObjectiveAttendees will learn the current state of CERS Data Transfer (EDT) and explore the value and potential of moving to real-time communications.
DescriptionMost CUPAs use CERS EDT to download submittals and to upload inspections/violations (CME). For these CUPAs, the exercise is typically done once a day or once a week. In some cases, it's on-demand. These were the standards and expectations established when CERS was first built. In fact, the technology would also allow for real-time transfer, meaning that new inspections would be posted immediately. New submittals would arrive upon submission.
HMBP - AB 2059 - NEW REQUIREMENTS    TU-M3   100758
Tuesday     3pm to 5pm
Room GOLD KEY I/II
Seating77 of 125 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersFrederick Chun, John Elkins
ObjectiveTo discuss the purpose of AB 2059 and best means of implementation and compliance with the new law.
DescriptionThis class will cover new requirements as required by AB 2059 for businesses and UPA personnel.
PRESCRIPTIVE VS. PERFORMANCE BASED EMERGENCY RESPONSE    W-A1   100656
Wednesday     8am to 10am
Room MARQUIS BALLROOM NORTHWEST
Seating187 of 200 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersEileen Woodbury, Scott Melton
ObjectiveRecognizing the difference between prescriptive and performance based activities before and during an emergency event.
DescriptionCalARP facility emergency response & preparedness requires both complying with regulations & applying performance based decisions with a good action plan. No emergency event follows a prescriptive course, thus we are always confronted with a need for performance based decisions. During this course we will show how quickly prescriptive only thinking can lead to a less effective response, whereas a combination of the two can lead to success.
HOT TOPICS IN WASTE CLASSIFICATION AND RECYCLING    W-B1   100669
Wednesday     8am to 10am
Room MARQUIS BALLROOM NORTHEAST
Seating214 of 250 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersTracy Young, Bavneet Benipal, Samantha Lawler
ObjectiveTo provide an overview of hot topics pertaining to Waste Classification and Hazardous Waste Recycling.
DescriptionTopics to be covered include the overview of the following: Recent enforcement-related issues of waste determination and hazardous waste recycling Specific waste streams Types of sampling.
OVERVIEW OF THE UST LEAK PREVENTION PROGRAM    W-C1   100682
Wednesday     8am to 10am
Room MARQUIS BALLROOM CENTER
Seating268 of 350 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  ICC: 2.0
SpeakersThomas Henderson
ObjectiveThis session will provide participants with knowledge of past, present and future UST Program activities as they relate to all types of stakeholders.
DescriptionThis session will provide participants with an extensive overview of UST Program activities over the last year, and those activities that are planned for the future. Additional topics include the connection between inspection and compliance, as well as how design, construction, testing, and maintenance have a significant impact on reducing the number of releases to the environment. Single-walled USTs and Chapter 16 rewrite will be addressed.
CUPA 101    W-D1   100690
Wednesday     8am to 10am
Room ORANGE COUNTY BALLROOM 1/2
Seating72 of 100 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.
ENFORCEMENT CASE REFERRALS    W-E1   100700
Wednesday     8am to 10am
Room ORANGE COUNTY BALLROOM 3/4
Seating135 of 150 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersLisa Brown, Sarah Orndorff
ObjectiveTo improve case referrals for enforcement matters (administrative, civil or criminal)
DescriptionDescription of session: Discussion of what should be included in any type of enforcement case referral, case presentation and working with prosecutors.
UPDATE ON WATER BOARD CLEANUP PROGRAMS, VI, AND AB304    W-F1   100712
Wednesday     8am to 10am
Room GRAND BALLROOM G/H
Seating87 of 100 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersCheryl Prowell, Gregory Shaffer
ObjectiveLearn about changes within the Site Cleanup Program at the Water Boards and Local Agencies, and vapor intrusion guidance and policy progress
DescriptionThis course is an overview of what's new within the Site Cleanup Program at the Water Board including updates regarding statewide investigations for PFAS, updates to vapor intrusion guidance, and progress toward developing a vapor intrusion policy. We will also provide an update on the changes to the Local Agencies Cleanup Programs, observations, and lessons learned since the passage of AB304.
STI WORKSHOP: GENERATOR BASE TANKS AND MORE    W-G1   100722
Wednesday     8am to 10am
Room GRAND BALLROOM A-D
Seating147 of 160 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersTim O'Toole, Steve Pollock, Joseph Mentzer, Will Holman, Craig Fletcher
ObjectiveThis session intends to inform attendees of Aboveground Storage Tank system standards with a look into UL 142 Special Purpose tanks.
DescriptionSTI/SPFA staff and affiliates will point out differences in fabrication, appurtenances, and operation and maintenance that make generator base tanks unique compared to other tank systems. With an introduction to UL 142A, the course covers tank fabrication for mounting of generators, and installing genset system components. An experienced SP001 inspector will cover the challenges of auditing these systems with conflicting codes and operator needs.
RETAIL HAZARDOUS WASTE COMPLIANCE    W-H1   100732
Wednesday     8am to 9:30am
Room GRAND BALLROOM F
Seating131 of 180 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.5  
SpeakersJeremy Hojnicki, Tracey Anzar
ObjectiveThis session will provide participants with an overview of hazardous waste compliance from a retail perspective.
DescriptionThe course is an overview of the challenges of managing a retail hazardous waste program, including how to drive compliance and engagement at retail stores. The session will provide tips on how to retailer and CUPA stakeholders on how to have successful hazardous waste inspections at retail store facilities.
CALEPA ESF10 / CBRNRESPONDER PROJECT UPDATE    W-I1   100740
Wednesday     8am to 10am
Room GRAND BALLROOM E
Seating171 of 175 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersJohn Elkins, Jim Bohon, Elizabeth Brega, Dante Stellar, Megan Callan
ObjectiveThe session will present an update with findings of the state and local CUPA workgroup efforts over the past two years.
DescriptionCalEPA has been working with CUPAs, CalOES, FEMA, and FEMAs contractor Chainbridge to evaluate the CBRNResponder web based tools ability to support California emergency response. This includes use by CalEPA for coordinating large scale hazmat responses, by the Unified Program to support an electronic and operationalized Area Plan, and by CUPAs to support administrative and response requirements. This session presents findings from that effort.
MAKING THE COMPLICATED SIMPLE    W-J1   100771
Wednesday     8am to 12pm
Room MARQUIS BALLROOM SOUTH
Seating237 of 250 seats available
CreditsREHS: 4.0  
SpeakersJohn Wilson
ObjectiveThis session provides information on how to handle stressful, complicated situation in an effective and practical way.
DescriptionThis session provides information related to complicated situations and how to make those situations simple. It will allow you to get better at making difficult scenarios and tight schedules more digestible, easy to explain to others, easy to understand, and easy to expand upon. This class is especial helpful for those working or managing very complex or multiple situations. It also helps with understanding problem solving with a solution-based mindset. This session also helps in bringing calm to chaos, using the logical brain versus the emotional brain. It covers on-site actions, post-scene actions, follow-up information, tips to overcome information overload, and professional interactions.
THE LANGUAGE OF LEADERSHIP, THE NEW LEADERSHIP PLAYBOOK    W-J3   100766
Wednesday     8am to 5pm
Room GOLD KEY I/II
Seating141 of 150 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. This book has been the single best tool for leadership I've found and I want to share it with the CUPA community. (not endorsed or sponsored by David Marquet)
HAZWOPER 8 HR REFRESHER TRAINING FOCUSED DEBRIS REMOVAL CONCERNS    W-K1   100642
Wednesday     8am to 4pm
Room GRANDBALLROOM K
Seating42 of 50 seats available
CreditsREHS: 8.0  
SpeakersNick Vent
ObjectiveUnderstand how to recognize various hazard classes, Ability to use reference materials. Understand how to safely work around heavy equipment and roads
DescriptionCalOSHA 5192(e)(8) requires refresher training each year. Students must attend the entire session to obtain a certificate from the instructor. The content will include using scenarios to discuss the Hazard Classes, 2020 ERG, NIOSH Pocket guide, Wiser usage and Safety Data Sheets. Working within post firestorm scenes will require understanding ICS, Site Safety plans and how to safely work around heavy equipment. There will be interactive games. Pre-Registration Required.
MANAGEMENT OF CHANGE & PRE-STARTUP SAFETY REVIEW    W-A2   100657
Wednesday     10am to 12pm
Room MARQUIS BALLROOM NORTHWEST
Seating189 of 200 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.5  
SpeakersThomas Turner, Diane Ho, Miguel Zepeda
ObjectiveThis session will provide participants with an overview of MOC/PSSR with an extensive amount of breakout sessions to emphasize learnings.
DescriptionThe course is a comprehensive overview of Management of Change and Prestartup Safety Reviews. The course will go over the overview, incidents, documentation, and examples with breakout sessions for each section to emphasize and iterate the importance of the MOC and PSSR process.
CONDITIONALLY EXCLUDED HAZARDOUS WASTE    W-B2   100670
Wednesday     10am to 11am
Room MARQUIS BALLROOM NORTHEAST
Seating205 of 250 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  
SpeakersDaniel Stoehr
ObjectiveThis session will identify several useful exclusions from full regulation available for hazardous waste.
DescriptionThis course will identify and explain the conditional exclusions available for used oil filters, waste fuel filters, common vehicle batteries & household batteries, latex paint, reuseable soiled textiles, PCB Ballast, and more. It will also briefly identify and summarize the requirements for universal waste, waste oil, California empty containers, and other statutory exclusions and exemptions. It will not include recycling exclusions.
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