Schedule

The annual 2017 Five Cities Plus Conference will be held August 15-17 at the Columbus Ohio Downtown Renaissance Hotel

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Conference Schedule

Tuesday, August 15

9:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Golf Outing: Bent Tree Golf Course

12:00 PM

Registration Opens: Renaissance Hotel

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Green Infrastructure Tour: Heritage Park, Grange Audubon, Scioto Mile

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Meet and Greet: Renaissance Hotel

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Networking and fun: Pins Mechanical

Wednesday, August 16: Morning

7:30 AM

Registration Opens: Renaissance Hotel

8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Breakfast

Technical Sessions

Track

Meeting Room 20: Focus on Tunnels

Woody Hayes C: Green Infrastructure I

Woody Hayes B: Treatment Plants I

Woody Hayes A: System Compliance

9:00 AM to
9:30 AM

OARS – The Massive Tunnel to Protect Downtown Columbus, Part 1

Speakers: Raisa Pesina, City of Columbus & Jeff Coffey, DLZ

Throwing Shade on Indy: Planting Trees for Stormwater and Community Health

Speakers: Olivia Hawbaker & John Trypus, Citizens Energy Group

Meeting Columbus’s Treatment Limits – Even When Wet Weather Changes Them

Speakers: Stacia Eckenwiler, City of Columbus & Chad Dunn, Arcadis

Achieving Compliance with Lexington’s Consent Decree

Speaker: Jennifer Carey, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government

9:40 AM to
10:10 AM

OARS – The Massive Tunnel to Protect Downtown Columbus, Part 2

Speakers: Kim Brown, City of Columbus & Ed Heyob, CDM

City of Akron Middlebury – “Greening the Gray Pipe”

Speakers: James Andrew Hewitt, City of Akron & Scott Ankrom, Hazen and Sawyer

Stress Testing for Consent Decree Compliance Case Study: Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District’s Lemay WWTF

Speakers: Kelly Hunter, Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District & Doug Hickey, HDR

Lexington’s Remedial Measures Plan – Lessons Learned

Speaker: Vernon Azevedo, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government

10:10 AM to 10:30 AM

BREAK

10:30 AM to
11:00 AM

The Columbus BCSIS Tunnel – from Design into Construction

Speakers: Nick Domenick, City of Columbus & Michael Keller, EMH&T, Inc

St. Louis MSD CSO Volume Reduction Green Infrastructure Program – MSD Rainscaping Grant Program

Speaker: Melantha Norton, Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District

The Future of Wastewater Treatment in Louisville – Part 1

Speakers: Robin Burch, Brian Bingham & Alex Novak, Louisville MSD

Louisville MSD Construction Inspection Program

Speaker: Bob Stauble, Louisville MSD

11:10 AM to
11:40 AM

Decrypting Diversions – Eliminating Drop Shafts with Preferential Offloading

Speakers: John Trypus & Jessica Bastin, Citizens Energy Group

Incorporating CSO 033 Homeowner Feedback

Speakers: Craig Cordi & Michael Miller, Citizens Energy Group

The Future of Wastewater Treatment in Louisville – Part 2

Speakers: Robin Burch, Brian Bingham & Alex Novak, Louisville MSD

CMOM Program Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government

Speaker: Chase Azevedo, Lexignton-Fayette Urban County Government

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Woody Hayes D/E: Lunch with Guest Speaker Greg Davies

Wednesday, August 16: Afternoon

Track

Meeting Room 20: Collection System I

Woody Hayes C: Green Infrastructure II

Woody Hayes B: Treatment Plants II

Woody Hayes A: Operations Outside the Fence: Collection System Practices

1:40 PM to
2:10 PM

Growing Indiana’s Future Engineers through Citizens Partnership for Excellence in Research and Learning Program

Speakers: Jessica Bastin & John Trypus, Citizens Energy Group

Blueprint Lessons Learned

Speakers: Jason Sanson, City of Columbus & Kathleen Smith, Hazen and Sawyer

Structuring the Procurement Phase of a Progressive Design Build Project

Speakers: Bryon Wood, Great Lakes Water Authority & Rich Atoulikian, HDR

Sewer Collection Systems Operations & Maintenance Roundtable
with panelists:

Tony Marconi, Louisville MSD
Tim Blagsvedt, Citizens Energy Group
Mike Zapior, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District
Rich McGillis, Sanitation District
Brian McGownd, Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District
Eric Steinman, City of Ft. Wayne
Mike Pittinger, Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati
Mike Foster, City of Columbus

2:20 PM to
2:50 PM

Why did you close two lanes of Fall Creek Parkway!? – Fall Creek CCS Phase 1

Speakers: Michael Miller & Jessica Bastin, Citizens Energy Group

The Benefits of Lateral Lining – One of The Four Pillars in Blueprint Columbus

Speakers: Hunter Kelly, City of Columbus & Qiuli Lu, Arcadis

Sodium Hypochlorite – Problems in Solution

Speaker: Thomas Sanderson, City of Akron

2:50 PM to 3:10 PM

BREAK

3:10 PM to
3:40 PM

The City of Columbus Odor and Corrosion Control Program: Then & Now

Speakers: Jeremy Cawley, City of Columbus & Lee Weber, Black & Veatch

Green Infrastructure Workshop
with Panelists:

John Trypus, Citizens Energy Group
Wes Sydnor, Louisville MSD
Matt Scharver, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District
MaryLynn Lodor, Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati
Jason Sanson, City of Columbus
Kathy Spatz, City of Columbus

Ohio’s First Nutrient Mass Balance Study of Major Watersheds

Speaker: Guy Jamesson, City of Columbus

Taking Stock: Using a Water Quality Model to Assess LTCP Benefits and Guide Future Decisions

Speakers: Wendy Reust, City of Fort Wayne & Dante Zettler

3:50 PM to
4:20 PM

Extending the Useful Life of Sewer Access Shafts through Condition Assessment and Rehabilitation

Speakers: Grace Lange, City of Columbus & Kyle Schwieterman, HDR

Negotiating Nutrient Removal Terms – What’s in Your Back Pocket?

Speakers: Guy Jamesson, City of Columbus & Elizabeth Toot-Levy, Geosyntec Consultants

Louisville MSDs MS4 Program

Speaker: Wesley Sydnor, Louisville MSD

6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Night at the Museum: Ohio History Center

Thursday, August 17

7:30 AM

Registration Opens: Renaissance Hotel

8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Breakfast

Technical Sessions

Track

Meeting Room 20: Collection System II

Woody Hayes C: Public and Private I/I Reduction

Woody Hayes B: Treatment Plants III

Woody Hayes A: Planning for Successful Sewers

9:00 AM to
9:30 AM

The Sweet Sound of Sewer Inspections

Speaker: Bret Berthold, Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District

Monitoring Residential Sump Pump Pilot Program in Columbus, Ohio

Speaker: Fang Cheng, City of Columbus

SEEIT Scholarship: A Journey through the United Kingdom for Biosolids Processing Solutions

Speakers: Zonetta English & Alex Novak, Louisville MSD

The Path to “Utility 3.0”

Speaker: Alan Heymann, DC Water

9:40 AM to
10:10 AM

Man-Entry versus Multi-Sensor CCTV Inspections of Large Sewers and Manholes

Speakers: John Schroeder & Drew Richards, CDM Smith

Blueprint Columbus – Mitigating RDII at Private Sources, Challenges and Opportunities

Speakers: Jason Sanson, City of Columbus & Hazem Gheith, Arcadis

Planning for Now and the Future – The Development of a PCS Master Plan for the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

Speakers: Robin Rupe, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District & Calcino Rozario, HDR

Proactive Solutions Provide Success on a Fast-Track Project: A Discussion of Lessons Learned on a Time Sensitive Sanitary Sewer Project

Speakers: Michael Wytrzyszczewski, City of Akron & Bryan Celik, H.R. Gray

10:10 AM to 10:30 AM

BREAK

10:30 AM to
11:00 AM

Engaging the Community in Conversation Regarding Critical Infrastructure Risks to Public Health and Safety

Speaker: Angela Akridge, Louisville MSD

Operations and Maintenance Success Stories: Interceptor Sewer I&I Reduction

Speaker: Mark Barton & Brian McGownd Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District

Akron Water Reclamation Facility’s Plan to Become Energy Neutral

Speakers: Thomas Smith, City of Akron

SSO 700 Integrated Watershed Action Plan: Continuous Calibration of a Collection System Model Using a Robust Set of Data

Speaker: Matt Spidare, Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati & Victoria Berry, CH2M HILL

11:10 AM to
11:40 AM

Where Have You Bean? Outreach and Innovation to Avoid Sewer Failure

Speakers: Olivia Hawbaker & Craig Cordi, Citizens Energy Group

Lessons Learned from the Barthman Parsons Green Infrastructure Project- Checking in 1 Year After Construction

Speakers: Jehan Alkhayri, City of Columbus & Eric Onderak, AECOM

Benefits of Effectively Tracking and Managing Your Energy Use

Speakers: Craig Calvert and Tony Marconi, Louisville MSD

Citizens Innovative Cost Savings Approach for the Septic Tank Elimination Program (STEP)

Speakers: John Trypus & Jessica Bastin, Citizens Energy Group

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Woody Hayes D/E: Lunch & Directors’ Report

1:45 PM to 3:00 PM

Board of Directors Meeting

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