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The agenda below is the 2024 event agenda. We look forward to having another great lineup of speakers, presentations and topics at the 2025 symposium. 

7:30 - 9:00 am CT


9:00 - 9:15 am CT

Welcome and Open Remarks 

Sam Davis

Co-Founder, B.L.E.W.S.

9:15 - 10:00 am CT

LDAR and BWON Audit Prep 

Brian Whitley 

Chief Visionary Officer, WH Consulting 

10:00 - 11:00 am CT

Lessons Learned From Life With an LDAR CD 

Don Kinder Senior
LDAR Manager, Marathon Petroleum Corporation
Jacob Fournier
Environmental Projects Manager, MPLX

11:00 - 11:15 am CT

Coffee Break and Networking


11:15 - 12:00 pm CT

Deep dive into OOOOc, OOOOb & Appendix K Presentation

Karen Marsh

Industry Regulatory Expert/Former US EPA

12:00 - 1:00 pm CT

Lunch - Meet the Sponsors 

Network with sponsors and fellow attendees

1:00 - 2:00 pm CT

BWON Program Health Check 

Dawn Neal
Client Relationship Manager, TRICORD Consulting, LLC

2:00 - 3:00 pm CT

Unveiling the Latest Innovative BWON & LDAR Sealing Solutions  

Rodney Roth

Vice President, RFS Solutions 

3:00 - 4:00 pm CT

BWON & LDAR Enforcement Updates

Kosta Loukeris
Environmental Engineer, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

4:00 - 4:45 pm CT

Panel Discussion 

Brian Whitley (Moderator), Chief Visionary Officer, WH Consulting 
Kosta Loukeris (Panelist), Environmental Engineer, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Dawn Neal (Panelist), Client Relationship Manager, TRICORD Consulting, LLC
Don Kinder (Panelist), LDAR Manager, Marathon Petroleum Corporation
Karen Marsh (Panelist), Industry Regulatory Expert/Former US EPA
Ruth Benning (Panelist), BWON Expert, BWON Solutions

4:45 - 5:00 pm CT

Closing Remarks

Matthew Gobert

Co-Founder, B.L.E.W.S.

5:00 - 8:30 pm CT

Networking Reception

Join us for Drinks & Hors d'oeuvres 

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