March 6, 2018 – 1:00 pm-4:00 pm – Meeting Room 206/208
“NCDEQ DWM UST Section Public/Owner Information Sessions for Updated UST Regulations”
Presented by The NC Division of Waste Management/Underground Storage Tank Section
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency updated the federal underground storage tank (UST) regulation 40 CFR Part 280 on July 15, 2015. On June 1, 2017, North Carolina’s UST rules, 15A NCAC 02N Criteria and Standards Applicable to Underground Storage Tanks, were updated to incorporate the new Federal UST Regulations plus additional requirements. You must register online.

Topics Include: Walkthrough Inspections; SIR Requirements; Ball Floats; Leak Detection Equipment Testing; Spill Bucket Testing; Overfill Operability Testing; Other Equipment Testing; Emergency Generator Leak Detection. A contractor standalone session is planned for April/May 2018 (TBD).

A Session will be held prior to The Southeast Petro-Food Marketing Exposition on Tuesday, March 6th and is free to attend. However, you must register with the link above (seating is first come, first serve.) You must register online.

Contact Gina Williams ( 910-567-5683 or Kevin Fite ( 704-528-4748 for more information. Please call NCPCM (919-782-4411) or email or for more information.

March 7, 2018 – 8:00-9:00 am – Meeting Room 203
“Driving Culture Deep into Your Organization for More Powerful Results”
Presented by John Kimmel, Meridian Associates
Having your core values on the wall is great, but driving culture entails daily persistence. Come learn what highly successful companies are doing to eliminate lack of alignment, and ultimately lost employees and customers by getting culture so firmly established that all levels demonstrate understanding in their day in, day out performance.

March 7, 2018 – 8:30-9:00 am – Meeting Room 209
“The Benefit of Brownfields”
Presented by Ty Colwell, WithersRavenel, Inc.
Discussion will cover the environmental, economic, & social benefits; how it can increase employment opportunities, property values, & provide tax incentives. There also will be a discussion on any recent updates, and a discussion on the reduction in clean up rules for these properties.

March 7, 2018 – 9:00-10:00 am – Meeting Room 206
“The Importance of Proper Storage & Dispensing of Diesel Exhaust Fluid”
Presented by Nick Frasher, SPATCO DEF
This session will educate c-store and truck stop owners/operators on best practices in DEF storage and dispensing to prevent contamination and to provide a convenient DEF solution for their customers.

March 7, 2018 – 9:00-10:00 am – Meeting Room 204
“Healthcare Update: What’s happening to the Affordable Care Act and what does it mean for me?”
Presented by WorkForce Benefits Company
Discussion about current Affordable Care Act, group and individual healthcare

March 7, 2018 – 8:30-9:30 am – Meeting Room 208
“Managing Store Performance – Life is Too Busy to Waste Time”
Presented by Tom Bandy, BandyWorks
There are too many urgent matters to leave to text messages and phone tag. Streamline operations by analyzing problems, prioritizing solutions and verifying the fixes.

March 7, 2018 – 8:30-9:30 am – Meeting Room 207
“Cyber Shield™—Protection Against Cyber & Privacy Exposures”
Presented by Nathan Gravley, Federated Insurance
Data breaches—the theft, loss, or mistaken release of private information—are on the rise. And, it’s not just a big business problem. Identity thieves increasingly target small- and mid-sized businesses, often because they have fewer data security resources. Join us for a discussion on data breach prevention tips and learn ways you can minimize your risk of becoming a victim of costly and time consuming cybercrime.