2023 SWANA FL Summer Conference and Hinkley Center Research Forum

2023 SWANA FL Summer Conference and Hinkley Center Research Forum

07/23/2023 - 07/25/2023

Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort
100 North Atlantic Avenue
Daytona Beach, FL 32118

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Schedule of Events (updated 7/27/23)

Leveraging the RNG Potential of Florida’s LandfillsCorina Sheridan, Waga Energy Inc.
New River Regional Landfill, First Renewable Natural Gas Project in Florida | Joel Woolsey, New River Solid Waste Association
Rolling Impact Compaction for Ground Improvement in FloridaSamir Ahmed, Geosyntec
Expediting Construction and Optimizing Capacity at Azland LandfillDon Hullings, Tetra Tech
Keeping it Simple: Multiple Approaches to Site Life CalculationsKollan Spradlin and Fauve Herron, SCS Engineers
21 Year Performance Evaluation of the Polk County NCLF 60 mil HDPE Exposed Geomembrane Cover | George Reinhart, Jones Edmunds & Associates, Inc.
Changing Risk Allocation in the Waste-to-Energy Industry | Bill Crellin, CDM Smith for Sandy Gutner and Val O’Hara, CDM Smith
The Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How of the McKay Bay Waste to Energy Facility Operations Transition | Cindy Eckert and Mike DeLoach, Arcadis

Hillsborough County’s Donation & Waste Diversion ProgramDaniel Gallagher, Hillsborough County
Solid Waste Master Plan Roadmap – Evaluation of the Construction & Demolition Recycling Program | Hannah Sackles and Lois Rose, Sarasota County Solid Waste Department
Hinkley Center Research Form Opening Remarks | Dr. Tim Townsend, Director
Technologies for Upgrading Landfill Gas to a High-Quality FuelDr. John Kuhn, Professor, University of South Florida
The Challenge of Managing Seaweed (Sargassum) Deposited on Florida’s Beaches | Dr. Helena Solo-Gabriele, Professor, University of Miami
A Novel Sensor for Detecting Landfill OdorsDr. Dan Meeroff, Professor, Florida Atlantic University
From ppm to Kg/hr: Using Surface Emissions Monitoring (SEM) Data to Infer Methane Emissions Fluxes from LandfillsDr. Tarek Abichou, Professor, Florida State University
The Latest Research on Landfill Liner EquivalencyDr. Nick Chen, Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida
State of Recycling in Florida | Dr. Malak Anshassi, Assistant Professor, Florida Polytechnic University
Cross the Finish Line with FDEP and Legislative Session Wrap-up | Levin Gaston, Gaston Tree Debris Recycling for Willie Puz, Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County