Need a crash course in coal ash? Want a refresher on the current state of research and technology in the field? Or perhaps you simply would like an opportunity to engage with fellow industry and university professionals on the latest and greatest developments in the field.
Whether you are a newcomer to the field or an industry veteran, the 2024 WOCA Short Course has something for you! The 2024 Short Course speaking agenda is currently being worked on, with more details to be released soon, so please check back for more information! See you at the WOCA Short Course!
The WOCA 2024 Short Course will be held on Monday, May 13th, 2024. Registration for the 2024 WOCA Short Course is now open on the WOCA website. Register here and remember that you must register for the Short Course AND the full conference if you wish to attend both activities.
Draft Agenda and Schedule
|7:00 am – 8:00 am||Registration/Breakfast/Coffee||Registration/Breakfast/Coffee|
|8:00 am – 8:45 am||History of Pozzolans – Why are pozzolans important?||Michael Thomas, University of New Brunswick|
|8:45 am – 9:30 am||Fly Ash in the Coming Built Environment – Discussion of the supply and future of fly ash||Tom Adams, ACAA|
|9:30 am – 10:00 am||Coffee Break||Coffee Break|
|10:00 am – 11:00 am||Harvesting, Beneficiation, and Utilization of Fly Ash||Jimmy Knowles, SEFA Group; Dale Diulus, Salt River Materials; Rafic Minkara, Eco Material Technologies (3 speakers)|
|11:00 am – 11:30 am||Offsetting CO2 through Fly Ash Utilization||Eric Koehler, Titan America|
|11:30 am – 12:00 pm||International Perspective and Import Update||Ivan Skidmore, Power Minerals|
|12:00 pm – 1:00 pm||Coffee Break||Coffee Break|
|1:00 pm – 1:45 pm||ASTM Update||Ivan Diaz, Eco Material Technologies|
|1:45 pm – 3:00 pm||Pond Closure Panel Discussion/Update||Mark Rokoff, Burns & McDonnell ; Greg Landry, Keller ; Max Swoboda, Evoqua ; Adam Chwalibog, Northstar ; Ben Gallagher, EPRI|
|3:00 pm – 3:30 pm||Coffee Break||Coffee Break|
|3:30 pm – 4:30 pm||Recent Regulatory Developments Panel Discussion/Update||John Ward, Wardo|