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Upcoming Events

3rd Annual Holiday SocialWed., Dec 3
5:30-7:30 pm
Free - Click here to RSVP or
view a list of those attending.
December Breakfast MeetingDec 9Register Online Here
Call for papers, 24th Annual Conference in Feb 2016Dec 11Please click here.
24th Annual Environmental Technical ConferenceFeb 23-24, 2016More information this fall.

December 2015

Wed., December 9, 2015
7:30 -9:30 am
Topic: Drone Technology – Understanding How Drone Mapping, Photographic, and Video Data Can Support Your Project
Speaker: Casey Adams,
CEO of Kansas City Drone Co.
Cost: $10 members, $20 guests
Location: Matt Ross Community Center {map}
8101 Marty St.
Overland Park, KS 66204
Register: Register Online Here, or contact Jo Moore (themoores4@att.net or 913/648-1571)
Program details:

Casey Adams, owner of the Kansas City Drone Company, will educate participants on drone technology, how they work, how they are utilized, and how data from drones can be utilized by environmental professionals.  Casey Adams has over 7 years of Department of Defense related UAS experience.  He has built, programmed, and flown UAS in direct support and ISR operations (Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance).  Aerial data acquisition, exploitation, and dissemination are among his skill sets.  He studied UAS, aviation, and robotics at K-State in Salina.  He enjoys autonomous robots, artificial intelligence, and other gadgetry.  He is a huge proponent of airspace safety and general ‘drone’ education.

February 23-24, 2016 Overland Park Convention Center

Midwest AWMA in conjunction with the Heartland CHMM Chapter invites you to participate by presenting at our 24th Annual Conference to be held at the Overland Park Convention Center on February 23-24, 2016. We are currently seeking speakers to present innovative and exhilarating ideas during our 30 minute technical sessions. If you have a new program, technology, process or resource to share with the group, we invite you to fill out and return the attached form. We will select speakers based on time availability and applicability to the conference theme. Selected speakers will be contacted in January, 2016 and will also be asked to submit a copy of their slides for inclusion in the conference proceedings.

The following are being considered for topics and sub-topics for the conference, although
the committee is open to any and all air and solid waste related topics.
  • Air Permitting
  • Greenhouse Gases BACT and Reporting
  • Status of Environmental Regulations
  • National Ambient Air Quality Standards
  • Cost of Environmental Compliance
  • Storm Water Prevention Planning
  • Bioreactor Landfill Design
  • Leachate System Maintenance & Operations
  • Superfund Remediation Ideas
  • Ideas for Generating Income From Closed Landfills
  • Landfill Gas to Groundwater Impacts
  • Groundwater Remediation
  • Groundwater Sampling/Leachate Sampling
  • Liquid Conditioning/Solidification
  • Special Waste Acceptance
  • H2S Production in C&D Landfills
  • Construction Quality Assurance
  • Use of GPS in Specifications
  • Landfill Closure/Caps
  • Air Compliance

For complete information and the application form, please click here. Submissions should be made by email to tech@midwestawma.org and are due December 11, 2015.

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