Conference Agenda

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Sunday, April 29, 2018, Pre-conference Activities
11:00 am-3:00 pm Brownfields 101 Workshop Registration
11:30 am-3:00 pm Brownfields 101 Workshop
3:00 pm-6:30 pm Mobile Workshop—Toledo and Newport Sites
6:30 pm-7:30 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 Big Time Brownfields—Embracing the Possibilities
10:15-10:30 am Morning Coffee 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 description A Developer's View of the Market—What Makes a Developer Want to Build and Where description Working in Open Space—Issues and Challenges description
12:15-1:45 pm Brownfields Awards Luncheon and Presentation Sponsored by Stantec
1:45-3:15 pmSession 2 Environmental Risk Trends: A Look Forward into 2018 description Affordable Housing and Brownfields Cleanup—A Natural Partnership description Brownfields Through a Public Health Lens description
3:30-4:30 pm Session 3 Who and What EPA Grantees Need to Know description Conversation Tables: description
  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?
  7. Working with the Governor's Regional Solutions Teams
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! description Regional Solutions—Partnerships for Redevelopment of Brownfields in Regionally Significant Industrial Areas description Thinking Outside the Engagement Box—Soliciting Cross Sector Partnerships description
10:45-11:00 am Yawn and Stretch Break
11:15 am-12:30 pm Session 6 Does Having an NFA Mean You Are Done? description Brownfields Nexus with Portland Harbor Superfund description
12:15-1:30 pm Lunch
1:30-3:00 pm Session 7 What's Happening Statewide with Brownfields "Lightening-Fast Talks!"
3:00 pm Conference Wrap-up and Close