Conference Agenda

Sunday, April 29, 2018, Pre-conference Activities
11:00-11:30 am Brownfields 101 Workshop Registration
11:30 am-3:00 pm Brownfields 101 Workshop
3:00 pm-6:00 pm Mobile Workshop
6:30 pm-8:00 pm Pre-conference Evening Mixer

Monday, April 30, 2018
7:30-9:00 am Conference Registration & Networking—Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:10 am Welcome & Opening Remarks
9:10-10:15 am Plenary Envisioning the Possibilities
10:15-10:30 am Break

Breakout Tracks

A: Nuts & Bolts
B: Approaches
C: Big Picture
10:30 am-noon Session 1 A Scalable Approach to Finding and Analyzing Brownfields in Your Community State of the Market Thinking Outside the Engagement Box—Soliciting Partnerships of Community Organizations in Rural Oregon
12:14-2:00 pm Brownfields Awards Luncheon and Presentation
2:00-3:30 pmSession 2 Environmental Risk Trends: A Look Forward into 2018 Address Housing Needs Through Brownfields Infill Brownfields Through a Public Health Lens
3:30-4:30 pm Session 3 Who and What EPA Grantees Need to Know Conversation Tables:
  1. Let's Talk Prospective Purchaser Agreements
  2. Oregon's Mill Site Project
  3. Redeveloping Landfills
  4. Environmental Justice
  5. Funding Opportunities to Consider
  6. Land Bank Authority Anyone?
4:30-6:30 pm Evening Reception and Screening of Built By Zidell Portland—A David Bee Film
Sponsored by Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
7:30-8:30 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:30 am Session 4 Status Report on New Tools in Brownfields Redevelopment Toolbox—Coalition and Legislative Update

Breakout Tracks

A: Nuts & Bolts B: Approaches
C: Big Picture
9:30-10:45 am Session 5 Changing Building and Property Uses—What Could Possibly Go Wrong! Regional Solutions—Partnerships for Redevelopment of Brownfields in Regionally Significant Industrial Areas Working in Open Space—Issues and Challenges
10:45-11:00 am Break
11:00 am-12:15 pm Session 6 Protecting Human Health and the Environment—Institutional and Engineering Controls Why the Buzz Around Crowdfunding! Brownfields Nexus with Portland Harbor Superfund
12:15-1:30 pm Lunch
1:30-3:00 pm Session 7 What's Happening Statewide with Brownfields "7-minute Snapshot Style"
3:00 pm Conference Close