Conference Agenda

Session Overview
Date: Sunday, 12/Sept/2021
10:00am - 11:30amHistoric Walking Tour

Meet at 10:00am at The Grove Plaza

This 1.5-hour guided walking tour through 150 years of history and architecture in Boise is a great way to kick off your time in Boise at PNCWA2021.  This tour is complimentary for the first 12 conference attendees to show up. This is also a great way to support Move For People! 

This docent lead tour will include historical stories and feature key information about the architecture that makes downtown Boise like no other place.  This tour is great way to learn about how Boise's vibrant downtown developed and the people who made it happen.

Tour Highlights Include:

  • Downtown's evolution from gold rush boomtown, through urban renewal decline, and 21st century revitalization

  • Learn about Boise's early water systems

  • The oldest and newest buildings downtown, spanning 150 years of construction

  • Buildings associated with Boise's historic Basque, German, Jewish, and Chinese communities 

  • The Idaho State Capitol and Boise City Hall

  • Buildings designed by early pioneers and nationally known master architects

  • The Egyptian Theatre

11:00am - 7:00pmRegistration Desk is Open
Location: Main Lobby
1:00pm - 5:00pmPrecon Workshop 3: Organics Diversion is Coming – from these Challenges come opportunities
Location: Virtual

Organics Diversion is Coming – from these Challenges come Opportunities - Virtual

Donnie Stallman1, Anthony Tartaglione2, Trung Le1

1Brown and Caldwell; 2West Yost; ,

This workshop will discuss how landfill organics diversion regs/programs can lead to a push for more co-digestion at WWTPs and greater resource recovery. The workshop will cover status of organic diversion regulations in member states, co-digestion and biogas utilization program planning, greenhouse gas implications, and case studies for planning/executing co-digestion and biogas utilization projects. The target audience for this workshop will generally be utility managers and operations supervisors.

Intended Agenda Includes:

  1. Review of regulations for landfill organics diversion programs
  2. Planning for co-digestion/renewable energy products
  3. Greenhouse gas implications
  4. Case study
  5. Facilitated discussion with attendees regarding perceptions, barriers, and opportunities around organics diversion, co-digestion, and resource recovery projects/programs
4:00pm - 5:00pmMeet & Greet: First Time Attendees & New Members
Location: Main Lobby
5:00pm - 7:00pmMeet & Greet: All Attendees
Location: Main Lobby
7:00pm - 9:00pmPresident's Dinner (by invitation only)
Location: 420 AB