2016 Fall Conference

When and where:

November 29 – December 1, 2016 — Natchez, MS

  • General Sessions: November 29 – December 1, 2016
  • MOLO Courses: November 28 – December 1, 2016
  • Info and Registration:  2016 Fall Conference Brochure (PDF)

The Mississippi “Magnolia” Chapter of SWANA invites you to attend the 2016 SWANA Fall Conference at the Natchez Grand Hotel in historic downtown Natchez, MS. The conference will offer attendees a chance to learn from several experts in the industry and regulatory community on topics that deal with the technical, practical, and regulatory aspects of successful solid waste management facilities. The conference will be held November 29 through December 1, 2016.

Also being offered concurrently with the conference is the Manager of Landfill Operations (MOLO) Certification course. The certification course will be held November 28 through December 1, 2016, with the exam being offered on the final day.


Natchez Grand Hotel

Hotel Accommodations:

Natchez Grand Hotel
111 North Broadway Street
Natchez, Mississippi 39120
(601) 446-9994
$124-$159 /night
+resort fees, tax
Room block available for attendees.
Reference SWANA when making your reservations.

Need to cancel?

View the cancellation and reimbursement policy.

November 29, 2014
Time Description
11:00 AM Registration
1:00 – 1:15 PM Welcome
Mark Parkman, SWANA Board President
1:15 – 1:45 PM Onboarding New Drivers and Equipment

Sam Freeman, Republic Services, Inc.
1:45 – 2:30 PM Class I Rubbish Permitting
John Cunningham, Neel-Schaffer, Inc.
2:30 – 3:00 PM Networking Break
3:00 – 3:30 PM
Drone Technology—Uses at Disposal Sites
Robert Estes, DIY Drones
3:30 – 4:15 PM Recent MSWLF Air Standards and Emissions
Juene Franklin, FC&E, LLC
4:15 – 4:45 PM Slope Stability—Visual Indicators and
Corrective Measures

Jeff Breedlove, Promus Engineering
November 30, 2014
Time Description
7:00 AM Breakfast/Registration
8:00 – 8:30 AM Electronic Bidding Process and Benefits
Frank Jackson, Electronic Auction Services, Inc.
8:30 – 9:30 AM
EPA Region 4 RCRA Update
Davy Simonson, EPA Region 4
9:30 – 10:00 AM Networking Break
10:00 – 10:15 AM

Chapter Business Meeting

10:15 – 10:45 AM
Michael Caples, Butler Snow
10:45 – 11:45 AM
Puckett Machinery Presentation
DJ Wice, Puckett
1:30 PM Networking Events
7:00 PM Fish Fry Hosted by Puckett
DJ: Phil Richardson
*$25 per guest
December 1, 2014
Time Description
7:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 – 8:30 AM
Safety Training Program Basics
Blake Vincent, Waste Management
8:30 – 9:00 AM Disaster Debris Monitoring: Lessons Learned
from Katrina to Baton Rouge Flooding

Brooks Wallace, DebrisTech
9:00 – 9:30 AM Baseline Storm Water General Permit Review
Charlie Brown, Terracon
9:30 – 10:00 AM Networking Break
10:00 – 10:30 AM
Technology for Improving Solid Waste Management Vehicles
Eddie Hargett
10:30 – 11:30 AM
OSHA Safety Presentation
Courtney Bohannon, OSHA
Monday, November 28, 2016
Time Description
8:00 AM ‐ 5:00 PM Course Introduction
Sessions 1-4
10:00 AM Break
3:15 PM  Break
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Time Description
8:00 AM ‐ 5:00 PM Review Sessions 1-4
Sessions 5-8
9:30 AM Break with Vendors
2:30 PM Break with Vendors
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Time Description
8:00 AM ‐ 5:00 PM Review Sessions 5-8
Sessions 9-13
9:30 AM Break with Vendors
2:30 PM Break with Vendors
Thursday, December 1 2016
Time Description
8:00 AM Course Review and Final Exam

On Wed., October 18, there will be several networking events available included as part of your registration fees, and you’re invited to a fish fry hosted by the folks at Puckett that evening. Sign up below to take part in a chance to network with other conference attendees, exhibitors, and sponsors.

Golf: There will be a golf outing at the Duncan Park Golf Club Wednesday, October 18th. Golf cart, range balls, lunch, and drinks will be provided, and the winning golfers will get a prize. Club rentals are extra.

Clay Shoot: There will be a clay shoot outing Wednesday, October 18th, at the Clear Creek Hunting Camp. Bring your own gun if you can, but lunch will be provided.

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