New Orleans Conference Agenda and Speaker Information

EBA 2019 Winter Conference

New Orleans, Louisiana | January 20 - 23, 2019

 

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EBA Gives Back Project

EBA Conference attendees are invited to join us for EBA Gives Back:
Your choice to participate a local, charity activity taking place on  Sunday, January 20, 2019 from 9am -12pm.

 

In New Orleans, we will be volunteering through Camp Restore, located at 814 North Claiborne Avenue (15 minute/.8 mile walk from Omni Royal Orleans Hotel). Our group will be planting citronella plants at a community garden.

 

To sign up, add the optional ticket to your registration.

 


Conference Agenda last updated on: 1/19/19


Please note this agenda is preliminary and is subject to change until final agenda is published.

Download the PDF of this Agenda


read the speakers' bios

 

The EBA publishes a conference agenda, with most EBA-sanctioned event activities (including sessions, receptions,
luncheons, etc.) taking place on Sunday from 9am - 12pm; and again from 4pm - 8pm; on Monday from 7am - 8pm;
on Tuesday from 7am - 5pm; and on Wednesday from 8am - 12:30pm.

We ask that all attending members, affiliates and sponsors plan their meetings and private functions in accordance so
they do not conflict with any of the aforementioned time frames.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM                                              

EBA Gives Back Project: Planting citronella plants at a community garden for Camp Restore.

Meet in Hotel Lobby
Special thanks to: EBI Consulting

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Registration Desk Open


1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Exhibitor Set-up


4:00 PM – 4:30 PM

EBA Business Meeting – All Attendees Welcome


4:30 PM – 5:00 PM

EBA Celebrates 25 Years! – All Attendees Welcome


5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Evening Reception

Sponsored by Partner Engineering & Science

7:30 PM

New Orleans Dine Arounds

Sign up onsite for local restaurant outings. Everyone pays for their own tab!

Monday, January 21, 2019

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

Special Thanks to EBA Platinum Sponsors

7:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Registration Desk Open


7:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Exhibits Open


8:00 AM – 8:40 AM

Opening Welcome & State of the EBA

Bill Sloan, EBA President

8:40 AM – 9:00 AM

Celebrating Memories

Jeff Telego & Tacy Telego, EBA Co-Founders

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Economic Update Dianne Crocker, EDR

9:30 AM – 9:55 AM

Session 1: Terms of Investment - Living with Water, Building with Nature

Presented by: John McGinnis, Comerica; and David Waggonner, WBAE

10:00 AM – 10:20 AM

Break

Special Thanks to EBA Gold Sponsors

10:30 AM -- 11:15 AM

Session 2: Storm Preparedness and Resilience: How Bank Facilities Weather Storms

Presented by: Joe Sturza JP Morgan Chase; Ben Jelin, Partner Engineering and Science; Galina Chadwick, Bank of America; and TBD. Moderated by: Kathryn Peacock, Partner Engineering and Science

11:20 AM - 11:55 AM

Session 3: Vapor Intrusion: Key Issues in Understanding Risk Based Closures in Commercial Buildings

Presented by: Lindsay Cook, EI Group

12:00 PM – 1:20 PM

Lunch

Special Thanks to EBA Platinum Sponsors

1:30 PM - 2:05 PM

Session 4: ASTM E1527 Updates

Presented by: Julie Kilgore, Wasatch Environmental; and Patricia Overmeyer, US EPA

2:10 PM – 2:50 PM

Session 5: Tiered Due Diligence: Transaction Screen and Database Efficacy

Presented by: Georgina Dannatt, Bank of the West; and Jenny Redlin, Partner Engineering and Science

2:55 PM – 3:20 PM

Break

Special Thanks to EBA Gold Sponsors

3:20 PM – 3:45 PM

Session 6: OCC Exams: Lessons Learned

Presented by: Jan Sheinson, BMO Harris Bank

3:50 PM – 4:30 PM

Session 7: Robots and RECs!: Technology Enablement in Real Estate

Presented by: Dennis Firestone, CBRE; John Thomas Rybak, BB&T Bank; Richard W. White, EDR; Doug Stuart, Granite Risk Management; and Fredric Bellamy, Carpenter, Hazlewood, Delgado & Bolen

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Evening Reception

Special Thanks to EBA Diamond Sponsors

7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

New Orleans Dine Arounds

Sign up onsite for local restaurant outings. Everyone pays for their own tab!

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

6:00 AM - 7:00 AM Yoga Mats and yoga instruction for beginners and advanced, provided by Tara at NOLA Yoga Loft.

7:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Registration Desk Open


7:30 AM – 8:30 AM

Breakfast with the Board of Governors

All Bankers and one member from each sponsor company invited.

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM

Continental Breakfast

Special Thanks to EBA Platinum Sponsors

7:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Exhibits Open


8:45 AM – 9:25 AM

Session 8: The Life Cycle of Environmental Learning: The Evolution of an ERM Department

Presented by: John Rybak, BB&T; Jan Sheinson, BMO Harris Bank; Nadine Stroud, Western Alliance; Michael Cole, SunTrust; and Rita Wiggin, Commerce Bank. Moderated by: Kathryn Peacock, Partner Engineering and Science

9:30 AM – 9:55 AM

Session 9: EPA Brownfields Update

Presented by: Patricia Overmeyer, US EPA

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Break

Special Thanks to EBA Gold Sponsors

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

Session 10: The Aftermath of Severe Flooding

Presented by: Georgina Dannatt, Bank of the West; Andy Rowland, Terracon; and Elliot Nightingale, ATC Group Services

11:20 AM – 11:50 AM

Session 11: EPA TSCA FAST Protocol

Presented by: Mike Kulka, PM Environmental

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch

Special Thanks to EBA Platinum Sponsors

1:30  PM – 4:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions:

Banker Only Session

Led by: Georgina Dannatt, Bank of the West; and Richard Belyea, Comerica

 

Affiliate Only Session
Led by: Kelly Stratton, Quire; and Bill Alpine, ATC Group Services

*Includes afternoon break from 2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Special Thanks to
EBA Gold Sponsors
 

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Board of Governors Meeting (closed meeting)

 

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

7:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Registration Desk Open

 

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Workshop for New Environmental Risk Managers

All Conference Attendees and Invited Guests Welcome!

"Getting from the Phase I to the Risk Management Decision"

  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessments - State of the Practice

  • What Bank Reviewers Look for in a Phase I Report

  • Phase I Considerations

    • Limitations

    • Scope of Work

    • Impact of Timing

    • Consultant Approach

    • Conditions/Features Identified as Risks

  • Phase I Review Elements and Decision Making

    • Recognized Environmental Condition (REC) vs.

    • Recommendations/Required Actions

    • Risk to the Bank: Business Risks vs. Environmental

    • Health/Regulatory Compliance Related Risks

    • Opinion of Consultant vs. Bank’s Risk Tolerance/Perspective

  • Phase II investigations

    • Risk vs. Benefit of Conducting Sampling

    • Contract Considerations

    • Who Orders

Presented by: Rita Wiggin, Commerce Bank; and Julie Kilgore, Wasatch Environmental

Please note this agenda is preliminary and is subject to change until final agenda is published.

Download the PDF of this Agenda

Read the Speakers' Bios


  

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