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2007 Great Lakes/Great Plains P2 Conference Recap

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March 13-14, 2007
US EPA's Office Building
77 West Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL


Conference Presentations

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  • The Basics of Integrating Lean and Clean
    Presented by: Laura Pyzik, EPA Headquarters, Office of Policy and Innovation, Lean and the Environment Program
    3/13/07 - 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
  • The Total Cost of Ownership: A Business Case for the Supply Chain Perspective
    Presented by: Mary Ellen Mika, Manager of Environmental and Supplier Diversity Initiatives and Steelcase
    Mike Warners, Finishing Engineer at Steelcase
    Jerry Harrington, Regional Manager of Marketing and Sales for Dubois, JohnsonDiversity 3/13/07 - 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
  • Lean & Clean: Friend or Foe?
    Presented by: Mary Beth Holley, Project Engineer for TechSolve Inc.
    3/13/07 - 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
  • The Green Tier/Clear Waters Initiative - Environmental Results Charter
    Presented by: Kenneth Johnson, Regional Water Leader - South Central, Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources
    3/13/07 - 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Sustainable Stormwater Management in the Urban Environment
    Presented by: Tom Cahill, President of Cahill Associates - Environmental Consultants
    3/13/07 - 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
  • P2 Intership Program
    Presented by: Rick Reese, Illinois EPA Inter Program Coordinator
    3/13/07 - 2:15 pm - 3:30 pm
  • P2 Internships: An Intern's Perspective
    Presented by: Jacob Hassan, USEPA Region 5
    3/13/07 - 2:15 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Leveraging Intern Projects
    Presented by: Deb McKinley, MnTAP Intern Program Coordinator
    3/13/07 - 2:15 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Toward a Great Lakes Phase-Down Strategy for Mercury in Products and Waste
    Presented by: Jessica Winter, ORISE Intern, USEPA Great Lakes National Program Office
    3/13/07 - 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
  • Dental Mercury Update - Issues and Programs
    Presented by: Mark Stone, Manager of Mercury Management Program, Naval Dental Research Institute
    3/13/07 - 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
  • P2 Results Data System
    Presented by: Rick Yoder, Director of Pollution Prevention Regional Information Center
    3/14/07 - 8:30 am - 9:00 am
  • USEPA Education and Outreach Projects
    Presented by: Erin Newman, Jessica Winter, Christopher Newman, US EPA Region 5
    3/14/07 - 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Chicago Waste to Profit Network
    Presented by: Karen Wan, director of Sustainability Chicago Manufacturing Center
    3/14/07 - 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Health Care Data Management
    Presented by: Laura Brannen, Executive Director, Hospitals for a Healthy Environment
    3/14/07 - 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
  • Midwest Product Stewardship Council
    Presented by: Garth Hickle, Product Stewardship Team Leader, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
    Cynthia More, Wisconsin DNR
    Steve Brachman, SHWEC/University of Wisconsin Extension 3/14/07 - 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm

    Questions? Contact Bob Iverson, GLRPPR Executive Director, at 217.333.8946 or biverson@wmrc.uiuc.edu

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