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|FED's Booth in the Vendor Hall|
Last year, the conference expanded to three days, adding the Proficiency Day designed primarily for training providers. This year PACNY has expanded it to include other proficiency topics. In addition to Mr. Kevin Malone of New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) speaking on the training regulations, Mr. Andy Oberta & Mr. Sean Hart will be speaking on the asbestos visual inspection standard American Society of Testing Materials (ASTM) E1368; and Ms. Diana Wolgemuth of Dale Carnegie speaking on "Incorporating the Human Element into our Business."
|The Long Island Contingent for PACNY Last Year.|
Technical sessions on the second day this year will include discussions on vermiculite, the new mold regulations, asbestos abatement, understanding ASTM D7886, and "Industrial Hygiene Lessons Learned from the World Trade Center Disaster." Opening speaker will be Ms. Linda Reinstein of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO). Other speakers include: Mr. Brent Kynoch of the Environmental Information Association (EIA); Mr. Christopher Alonge (is Back!) from the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY); Matthew Darin from Bluepoint Environmental; Matt Sanchez from RJ Lee (guess what he will be talking about?); Dr. Marty Rutstein; Dr. Barry Castleman; Mr. Andy Oberta of the Environmental Consultancy; & Mr. Jack Springston of TRC Environmental Corp. All should be great presenters with great topics!
|Last Year's Regulatory Day|
The final day of the conference is usually Regulation day. It will start with Mr. Ed Cahill from EMSL (guess what he will be speaking on?). It will then move to a roundtable consisting of asbestos and mold representatives from New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) from the engineering, enforcement, & legal divisions led by Dr. Eileen Franko, who is always entertaining and hopefully not offended this year. For more details about the conference you can find the conference flyer here. The conference is always fun and a great networking event. The Cocktail Hour on the second day happens in the Vendor Hall and Wednesday night President's reception features Dan the Magic Man! Hope to see you there! Come by our booth and say hello.