Date: February 11, 2018 – February 14, 2018
Location: Indian Wells, California, United States

The Global Waste Management Symposium (GWMS) is an event for technical presentations in the solid waste industry. Visit GWMS to learn more about the breakthrough research and content, network with solid waste professionals and decision-makers from around the world, and find solutions to your biggest solid waste challenges. For conference information, visit Global Waste.

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Conference Presentations

Tetra Tech is proud to be home to leading experts across the markets we serve. Our staff regularly share their knowledge by researching, presenting, and facilitating discussion on emerging topics in their fields.

Monday, February 12

4:00 p.m.

Track A: Landfill Emissions I
Moderator: Mike Michels

Tuesday, February 13

8:30 a.m.

Track CClosure/Post Closure 
Title: Successful Mitigation of Landfill Gas Migration at a Closed Facility with Saturated Waste
Presenter: James Walker

10:30 a.m.

Track C: Organics Diversion 
Title: Organics Diversion - A Western Canada Success Story: How it is Significantly Reducing our Trash
Presenter: Wilbert Yang

3:30 p.m.

Track A: Temperature Monitoring and Control 
Title: Using Technology to Identify and Combat Increased Subsurface Temperatures at an MSW Landfill
Presenter: Lee Daigle


Track C: Composting 
Title: Time for a Change? The Challenges and Lessons Learned for the Transition from Windrow Operations to Aerated Static Pile Composting
Presenter: Maura Dougherty

Wednesday, February 14

10:00 a.m.

Track C: Landfill Planning/Operations 
Title: Evaluating the Potential Impact of Landfill Mining on Groundwater Quality
Presenter: Willam Soukup