SAVE THE DATE: One Cape Summit, Feb. 25-26

Summit-2

One Cape:¬†Designing Solutions for Clean Water,¬†the Cape Cod Commission’s second wastewater summit, is scheduled for Feb. 25 and 26. The expanded event will again be held at the Resort and Conference Center in Hyannis.

Last year, 300 attendees participated in the day-long inaugural summit.

Registration is open. Click here to REGISTER.


UPDATED AGENDA

The One Cape Summit will provide a regional forum to address the issue of water quality planning. Our purpose is to bring together policy makers and stakeholders in an effort to support collaboration in local water quality planning initiatives.

One Cape: Designing Solutions for Clean Water

Cape Cod Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis

35 Scudder Avenue

Hyannis, MA 02601

Wednesday, February 25th

All Cape Selectmen and Councilors’ Session

5:15   Registration

6:00  Welcome

  • Larry Ballantine, Cape Cod Water Protection Collaborative
  • Massachusetts State Senator Dan Wolf, Cape and Islands District

6:30  Dinner

7:30  Section 208 Plan Update

Paul Niedzwiecki, Executive Director, Cape Cod Commission

7:45   Martin Suuberg, Commissioner, MassDEP

Johanna Hunter, Acting Director of Surface Water Program, US EPA

Christopher Killian, Vice President, Conservation Law Foundation

8:15   What’s Next: Implementing 208

Moderator:   Paul Niedzwiecki, Cape Cod Commission

Panelists:      Bethany Card, Assistant Commissioner, MassDEP

Johanna Hunter, US EPA

Christopher Killian, Conservation Law Foundation

Kristy Senatori, Deputy Director, Cape Cod Commission

Erin Perry, Special Projects Coordinator, Cape Cod Commission

9:00   Closing Remarks

Paul Niedzwiecki, Cape Cod Commission

Thursday, February 26th

7:15   Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:00  Welcome

  • Erin Perry, Special Projects Coordinator, Cape Cod Commission

8:10¬† ¬† VIDEO: ‚ÄúThe Watershed‚ÄĚ

  • Award winning documentary by UnderCurrent Productions that highlights nutrient pollution in our marine waters is affecting residents of Cape Cod.

8:25   Section 208 Plan Update

  • Paul Niedzwiecki, Executive Director, Cape Cod Commission

 

8:45   Gary Moran, Deputy Commissioner, MassDEP

Lynne Hamjian, Deputy Director for Ecosystem Protection, US EPA

9:15   Introduction to Breakout Sessions

9:30  Breakout Sessions (see Breakout Session Handout for schedule)

  • Waste Management Agencies
  • Watershed Teams
  • Monitoring
  • Non-nitrogen Issues
  • Cost

10:45            Break

11:00 Breakout Sessions (see Breakout Session Handout for schedule)

 

  • Waste Management Agencies
  • Watershed Teams
  • Monitoring
  • Non-nitrogen Issues
  • Cost

12:30            Lunch

VIDEO:  Sea Level Rise: Changing Cape Cod’s Groundwater

The Association to Preserve Cape Cod’s latest short documentary

1:30   The Environment is our Economy: The Cost of Doing Nothing

Presentation of Cape Cod Commission’s Three Bays Study

  • Paul Niedzwiecki, Cape Cod Commission

Moderator:

  • Dorothy Savarese, President and CEO, Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank

Panelists:

  • Wendy Northcross, President and CEO, Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce
  • Mike Lauf, President and CEO, Cape Cod Healthcare
  • ¬†Tony Shepley, President and CEO, Shepley Wood Products
  • Ed Dewitt, Executive Director, Assoc. to Preserve Cape Cod
  • Bob Churchill, Broker-Owner, Buyer Brokers of Cape Cod, Churchill Associates
  • Mahesh Ramachandran, Environmental Economist, Cape Cod ¬†Commission

3:00   Break

3:15    Christopher Killian, Conservation Law Foundation

3:30   Closing Remarks

Paul Niedzwiecki, Cape Cod Commission

[information updated on this web page on 02/23/15 at 3:30 p.m.]

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