Groups Report

October 2014 Highlights

For a Full Copy of The Groups Report, Please Contact Michael Behm at mjb@stateside.com

 

ASSOCIATION OF STATE AND TERRITORIAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS (ASTSWMO)
Annual Meeting | October 29-30
Reston, Virginia
Stateside Contact: Mark Anderson at mda@stateside.com

The Annual Meeting will begin with a presentation of the 2014 Strategic Plan by ASTSWMO President and Deputy Director of the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, Ryan Benefield.

A plenary session entitled 40 Years of Protecting Human Health and the Environment will take place on October 29. Program breakouts will follow:

  • Federal Facilities
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Materials Management
  • Tanks
  • CERCLA and Brownfields

A closed door joint Brownfields, CERCLA, and Federal Facilities Roundtable will take place the morning of October 30 for U.S. EPA and State representatives.

The following programs will have Roundtables taking place throughout the day on October 30:

  • Hazardous Waste
  • Tanks
  • Materials Management

ASTSWMO Vice President Michael Forbeck will ascend to the ASTSWMO Presidency this meeting. Additionally, ASTSWMO members will elect a new Vice President and Secretary/Treasurer during the meeting.

More information is available at:
http://astswmo.org/Pages/Meetings/Upcoming_Meetings/2014_Annual_Meeting.html#election

 

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE BUDGET OFFICERS (NASBO)
Fall Meeting | October 9-10
Alexandria, Virginia
Stateside Contact: Meghan Holihan at msh@stateside.com

The Fall Meeting will begin on October 9 with the 2015 NASBO President, and Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor, Texas Office of the Governor, Mike Morrissey’s Welcome Remarks. The Economic Outlook will immediately follow.

The following sessions are scheduled for October 10:

  • Emergency and Disaster Planning: State And Federal Roles
  • Financial Management Issues Highlighted: Updates On GASB, the SEC and Other Challenges
  • A Discussion of Key Medicaid Issues
  • Key Issues to Consider For Privatization & Public-Private Partnerships

More information is available at:
http://www.nasbo.org/meetings-events/fall-meeting

 

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE ENERGY OFFICIALS (NASEO)
Winter Energy Outlook Conference | October 7
Washington, D.C.
Stateside Contact: Steve Arthur at sca@stateside.com

The Winter Energy Outlook Conference is a one day event hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office Information Administration (EIA), and NASEO. The conference will focus on the uncertainty of the global oil supply and the projected winter weather’s effect on the demand for fuel.

The following sessions have been planned:

  • Winter Weather Forecast
  • World Market Overview
  • Distillate Heating Oil Outlook and Trends
  • Natural Gas Domestic Production and Demand Forecast
  • Propane Gas Issues and Emerging Trends for the Winter Season

Speakers from U.S. Department of Energy; Climate Prediction Center; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; Northeast Gas Association; and, American Petroleum Institute have confirmed attendance.

More information and a detailed agenda is available at:
http://www.naseo.org/winter-energy-2014