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Wednesday, September 17 2008
      11:30 am                 Golf Tournament
                                       Arcadian Shores Golf Course
      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm       Vendor Set Up
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm        President Reception
                                       Brighton Towers
Thursday, September 18 2008
      8:00 am – 8:15 am        Opening comments
                                       Brian Sanders, President CEIA
      8:15 am – 9:00 am        Michael Breu
                                       “Confidence is Everything”
      9:00 am – 9:45 am        David Lipton
                                        “ IAQ Issues in Schools”
      9:45 am – 10:00 am       BREAK – Vendor Hall Open
      10:00 am – 10:45 am      Chris Chapman & Chris Hill
                                         “So You Have to Testify”
      10:45 am – 12:00 pm      Dale Stewart
                                         “Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks”
      12:00 pm – 1:30 pm       LUNCH
      1:30 pm – 2:15 pm        Vendor Giveaway in Vendor Area
      2:15 pm – 3:15 pm        Mike Mazen
                                       “3D and Virtual Training”
      3:15 pm – 3:45 pm        BREAK – Vendor Hall Open
      3:45 pm – 4:30 pm        Brent Kynoch
                                       “Update on Fort Worth Method”
      4:30 pm – 5:15 pm        Liz Wilde
                                       “New LBP Reno, Repair, & Painting Rule”
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm        DINNER

Friday, September 19 2008
      8:30 am – 9:15 am        Jack Snider
                                      “Marcos Island Project”
      9:15 am – 10:00 am       Barbara Finison
                                        “Insurance Issues”

      10:00 am – 10:15 am      BREAK – Vendor Hall Open

      10:15 am – 11:00 am      Steve Fulford
                                       “Asbestos Abatement in Canada”
      11:00 am – 12:00 pm      Robin Mack – SC Regulatory Updates
                               Mary Giguere – NC Regulatory Updates

      12:00 pm – 12:15 pm      Grand Prize Giveaway
                                Carolinas EIA 2008 Conference Program

11:30 pm
CEIA Annual Golf Tournament Arcadian Shores Golf Course
Tournament will begin at 12:00 pm

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Vendor Registration
Vendor Hall will be open during this time for all vendors to set up their booth. If you need any further
assistance during this time please call Denise Popeo at (919) 303-4448 or Jill Morgan at (919) 201-3314

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
President’s Welcome Reception
CEIA President Brian Sanders will welcome all conference vendors and attendees at a reception in Brighton
Towers of the Kingston Plantation. This is a great opportunity to network with old friends and new!

8:00 am 8:15 am
Opening comments       Brian Sanders, President CEIA

8:15 am – 9:00 am
Confidence is Everything    Presented by Michael Breu
If you take a 5-gallon bucket of pickle chips and have 100 people count the number of pickle chips in that
bucket, how many different answers would you expect? 1? 5? 100? Are the answers different because the
number of pickle chips in that bucket changed? Probably not. The answers change because of the variability
associated with counting things. Laboratory PCM analyses are the same way. The laboratories may present
you with a single number but it is important to understand that the number presented is actually part of a
range of values. Understanding this range and how it is calculated is important both from a worker health
standpoint and from a regulatory standpoint. This presentation will demonstrate the variability associated
with counting, some of the trends that influence variability, and how to more accurately interpret data
presented by laboratories.

9:00 am – 9:45 am
Indoor Air Quality Issues in Schools   Presented by David Lipton
This presentation will discuss and illustrate examples of conditions and practices that have been observed in
North Carolina schools that contribute to poor indoor environmental quality. Information will be provided
about sources of poor indoor environmental quality related to; outdoor sources, exterior building issues,
moisture management, heating ventilation and air-conditioning, carpet, building materials, contents,
activities, and housekeeping. Methods to improve the indoor environment in schools targeting solutions that
are inexpensive and can easily be implemented by teachers and staff will be emphasized. There has been an
increase use of antimicrobial cleaning products, disinfectant wipes, antibacterial soaps, and hand sanitizers in
schools. The presentation will also examine types of anti-microbial agents found in classroom settings,
regulations, appropriate use, benefits, risks, and controversies surrounding the use of these products.

9:45 am – 10:00 am BREAK – Vendor Hall Open

10:00 am – 10:45 am
“So You Have To Testify”    Presented by Chris Chapman and Chris Hill
This session will give practical advice to those who are in positions where they may be called to testify from
both a lawyer and witness perspective. This presentation outlines ways to prepare yourself (and your files) if
you find yourself faced with being involved in litigation. The session also reviews pointers on how to (and how
not to) testify and describes potential pitfalls that many witness encounter when testifying.

10:45am – 12: 00 pm
Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks     Presented by Dale Stewart
Presentation will discuss teaching adaptability and crisis decision-making skills which incorporate exposing the
listeners to new ideas, encouraging them to experiment with ideas and apply the theories to problem solving
during crisis. The presentation will illustrate how to build and support adaptability through leader
development and personnel management and how to develop into a Learning Organization. A focus of the
presentation will be on character development, cognitive development, and situation awareness. The
presentation will also present an overview of the new Critical Incident Management Institute, CIMI, located
within Greenville Technical College.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm LUNCH

1:30 pm – 2:15 pm     Vendor Giveaway in Vendor Area

2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
3D/VR Capabilities Demonstration      Presented by Mike Mazen
This demonstration is presented by the 3D/VR Center at the Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and
Technology. It is intended to introduce you to the various real-world Virtual Reality applications being
developed today by numerous businesses and industries.
Until just a few years ago, the technology you are about to experience was only available to industry and
governmental giants but, today these applications are being built and delivered using everyday media. You
will experience 3D Virtual Simulations from market segments that include: Architecture, Science, Automotive,
Medical, Industrial and the Defense industries.
Whether it be for Marketing, Sales, Education, Training, Trade Shows Presentations, Interactive Displays or…
for purposes of virtual prototyping yet-to-be-built products, this demonstration will offer you a unique glimpse
of VR Technology as a readily available and cost effective way to create new and exciting experiences that
engage the human mind. Welcome to the new world of emerging technology.

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm       BREAK – Vendor Hall Open

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
Update on EPA’s AACM Project Results       Presented by J. Brent Kynoch
The Environmental Information Association (EIA) has been closely following and reporting on EPA’s “research”
efforts on the Alternative Asbestos Control Method (AACM) of demolishing buildings with asbestos in place
and disposing of all of the resulting debris as asbestos-containing material. EPA’s first project was on a
building at Fort Chafee, AK, and EPA issued a report on their findings in June 2007. This session will present an
update on research projects #2 and #3, which were conducted in late 2007 at buildings in Ft. Chafee, AK and
Ft. Worth, TX. Will EPA move toward rule-making on the AACM method, or will the “research” stop with these

4:30 pm – 5:15 pm
EPA’s New Lead-based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule        Presented by Elizabeth Wilde
Common renovation activities like sanding, cutting, and demolition can create hazardous lead dust and chips
by disturbing lead-based paint, which can be harmful to adults and children. To protect against this risk, on
March 31, 2008, EPA issued a rule requiring the use of lead-safe practices and other actions aimed at
preventing lead poisoning. Under the rule, beginning in April 2010, contractors performing renovation, repair
and painting projects that disturb lead-based paint in homes, child care facilities, and schools built before
1978 must be certified and must follow specific work practices to prevent lead contamination.

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm       DINNER & ENTERTAINMENT

Jack Swersie presents a virtual barrage of non-stop stand-up comedy and precision juggling performed with a
consistently upbeat and endearing style. His talents have allowed this clever entertainer to tour the grandest
theatres throughout the country, warming up hundreds of audiences for over 60 major stars! His striking
brand of showmanship has taken him to the sophisticated audiences of Atlantic City and Las Vegas! He's also
headlined scores of corporate banquet dates and has made guest appearances on numerous national
television shows!


8:30 am – 9:15 pm
Marcos Island Project     Presented by Jack Snider
Responding to a project where cementitious asbestos-containing pipe had been reduced to fragments of
varying size can be challenging. AMRC conducted the assessment to delineate the extent of pieces of
underground pipe that were distributed over three separate sites. The challenge was determining which
federal and state regulations were applicable, developing work procedures for removal of asbestos-containing
waste and how to determine a “clearance” stopping point. Can the waste be determined as less than one
percent? Is underground pipe considered a facility? Are pieces of cementitious pipe considered friable or non-

9:15 am – 10:00 am
Cost Containment and Benefits of an Early Return-to-Work Program       Presented by Barbara Finison
Presentation will provide information on knowing how to report a claim and the importance of Early
Reporting, distinguishing between medical-only and lost-time claims, workman comp fraud indicators, and the
Early Return to Work Program for the injured worker.

10:00 am – 10:15 am BREAK – Vendor Hall Open

10:15 am – 11:00 am
Steve Fulford
         “Asbestos Abatement in Canada”

11:00 am – 12:00 pm Robin Mack – SC Regulatory Updates
              Mary Giguere – NC Regulatory Updates

South Carolina Regulatory Update     Presented by Robin Mack
Presentation will review a summary of the most significant changes to the state's asbestos regulations that
were recently implemented. Presentation will also provide an update on the section's staff and what we have
recently been working on.

12:00 pm – 12:15 pm          Grand Prize Giveaway
18 Annual Carolinas Environmental Information Association Conference

  A special thank you to our vendors who help make this conference possible!
                                     BWI Industries
                      Compliance Environmental International, Inc.
                                   CST Environmental
                           Demolition & Asbestos Removal
                                  EMSL Analytical, Inc
                           Environmental Hazards Services
                         Environmental Holdings Group, LLC
                                Grayling Industries, Inc
                               J. Loos & Associates, Inc
                             McCormick Insulation Supply
                                    Mycometer, Inc.
                                    Waste Industries

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