2022 Annual Technical Seminar and Membership Meeting 

February 16, 2022

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Technical Seminar and Membership Meeting – Agenda

 

February 16, 2022

Holiday Inn Eau Claire South

4751 Owen Ayres Court

Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701

(715) 830-9889

 

8:00 – 8:30 – Introduction – Thomas Young, Smart Sand, WISA President

  • Introduce WISA BOD
  • Introduce Agenda and Speakers
  • Wisconsin Industrial Sand: Post-Covid, re-emergence, restructuring, optimism, caution in 2022.

 

8:30 – 9:00 – Political and Legislative Update – Tony Langenohl, Senior Vice President, Capitol Consultants, Inc.

  • Review of Legislative Session
  • Wisconsin Political/Business Climate
  • 2022 Election Outlook

9:00 – 9:30 – Legal Update – Chuck Palmer, Partner, Michael Best.

  • Best Practice re: Covid 19
  • Clarification of Vaccination Requirements
  • Legal Perspectives and Limitations
  • Technical Perspectives and Limitations

 

9:30 – 10:00 – BREAK     EXHIBITORS AND STUDENT POSTERS

 

10:00 – 10:45 – Northern White Sand Wells Compared to In-Basin Sands Research Study – Cody Wickersheim, CEO, Badger Mining Corporation

  • Fundamentals of proppant conductivity
  • Proppant changes over the past decade
  • Initial study findings from Rystad Energy’s Independent Study comparing NWS and IBS wells
  • Next Steps

10:45 – 11:15 – Mine Safety (Speaker from MSHA TBD)

11:15 – 12:00 – Rail in Wisconsin – Diane Paoni

 

12:00 – 1:00 LUNCH     EXHIBITORS AND STUDENT POSTERS

 

1:00 – 1:30 – Misconceptions within the Energy Sector – Isaac Orr, Center for American Experiment

1:30 – 2:15 – Mining Fatalities: Can the broader industry improve on 2021 performance – Nicholas Scala, Conn Maciel Carey LLP 

2:15 – 2:45 – National Trends Impacting the Northern White Sand Industry – Dr. Kent Syverson, Professor of Geology, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire

 

2:45 – 3:15 – BREAK     EXHIBITORS AND STUDENT POSTERS

 

3:15 – 3:45 – Academic Presenter – Dr. Brian Mahoney, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire

3:45 – 4:15 – Energy Market Intelligence – Brian Habacivch, Principal, Constellation, Commodities Management Group (CMG)

4:15 – 4:30 – Closing Thoughts, Mark Krumenacher P.G., Senior Vice President, GZA

4:30 – 6:30 – SOCIAL HOUR    Hors d’ oeuvres and Cocktails 

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