2017 Fall Conference

When and where:

October 17-19, 2017 — Natchez, MS


  • Natchez Grand Hotel

Hotel Accommodations:

  • Natchez Grand Hotel
  • 111 North Broadway Street
    Natchez, Mississippi 39120
  • (601) 446-9994
  • $124-$179 /night
    +resort fees, tax
  • Room block available for attendees through September 16, 2017Reference SWANA when making phone reservations and use code SWANA17 for online reservations

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View the cancellation and reimbursement policy.

Tuesday, October 17
Time Description
11:00 AM Registration / Exhibitor Set-up
1:00 – 1:15 PM Welcome
Mark Parkman, SWANA Board President
Faircloth Rubbish Landfill
1:15 – 1:30 PM SWANA Membership Update
Jimmie Moore, SWANA Board Secretary
Arrow Disposal, Inc.
1:30 – 2:00 PM SWANA Safety Ambassador Update
Sharon George, SWANA Board
Safety Ambassador
TCB Extreme Enterprises, LLC
2:00 – 2:30 PM Use of Solar-Powered Condensate
Pumps at Landfills
Mark Bertane, Blackhawk Technology
2:30 – 3:00 PM Networking Break
3:00 – 3:30 PM Machine Operator Safety – Fire  Suppression
Brent Wyatt, FQS Bear Equipment, Inc.
3:30 – 4:15 PM To Be Determined 
4:15 – 4:45 PM To Be Determined
Wednesday, October 18
Time Description
7:30 AM Breakfast/Registration
8:00 – 8:45 AM Active Shooter Preparedness and Response
Adams County Sheriff’s Office
8:45 – 9:30 AM Unmanned Aircraft Systems Applications
Robert Estes – DIY Drones
9:30 – 10:00 AM Networking Break
10:00 – 10:15 AM Chapter Business Meeting
10:15 – 11:15 AM Ethics
Michael Caples, Butler Snow
11:15 – 11:45 AM Site Emergency Procedures
Allen Dover, Lauderdale County
12:00 – 5:00 PM Networking Events
7:00 PM Networking Banquet
w/ DJ Phil Richardson
*$25 to bring a guest
Thursday, October 19
Time Description
7:30 AM Breakfast/Registration
8:00 – 8:30 AM Alternate Cover Systems – Case Studies
David Ruhl, Neel Schaffer, Inc
8:30 – 9:00 AM Better Management of Wastewater and Storm Water at Landfills to Meet Permit & Water Quality Requirements
Yvonne Baker, Providence Engineering
9:00 – 9:30 AM 5-Year Site Planning
Tim Eaves, Promus Engineering, LLC
9:30 – 10:00 AM Networking Break
10:00 – 10:30 AM Vehicle and Heavy Equipment Safety
Jeff Whitlock, Puckett Machinery
10:30 – 11:00 AM Leachate Evaporation Technologies
Milton Knight, New Waste Concepts, Inc.
11:00 – 11:30 AM The Role of Safety Officer
Tim Kimmel, Providence Engineering

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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