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Keynote Speakers


Chief Executive Officer, CTEH, LLC
Executive Vice President, Montrose Environmental Group, Inc.

Cory Davis is executive vice president of Montrose Environmental Group, Inc. and chief executive officer of the Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health (CTEH, LLC), a Montrose subsidiary specializing in environmental emergency preparedness, response, and recovery. Mr. Davis has experience in leadership, business management, crisis management and the comprehensive practice of industrial hygiene to include environmental, health, and safety. Mr. Davis specializes in strategy, team development and corporate development for CTEH.

Mr. Davis has worked with various safety issues related to chemical exposure, aerosol/dust exposure, asbestos exposure, industrial ventilation, and indoor air quality for the transportation, mining, exploration, oil refining, and chemical manufacturing industries. Mr. Davis is a member of the American Industrial Hygiene Association. Mr. Davis has a bachelor’s degree in environmental health science from University of Arkansas and is a graduate of the Owner and Presidents Management Program (OPM) at Harvard Business School.


Managing Partner, TEC, LLC

Rich Thompson is Managing Partner at TEC, LLC based in Scottsdale, Arizona.  In this role, he provides consulting services focusing on complex environmental compliance issues for a range of clients.  He is prepared to provide these solutions after working over 30 years in corporate environmental engineering and compliance roles with Waste Management and Republic Services, the two largest publicly traded firms in the U.S.

In addition to advising clients on these issues, Rich provides expert witness services on legal matters relating to environmental regulations and the operation of waste management facilities.  He is also a contributing author for Waste Dive, a waste and recycling publication, providing a recurring column on trends in regulatory compliance and the management of hazardous, nonhazardous and special waste.  Rich has written about the developments of cannabis regulations in the U.S. and Canada and provides consulting support for several cannabis operators.

Rich holds a Masters Degree in Environmental and Civil Engineering and a Bachelors Degree in Zoology, both from the University of Iowa.  He is also an AHMP Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM).


 10:00 am

 2:00 pm
Exhibits set up
 4:00 pm
Registration opens

 6:00 pm
8:00pm - 10:00 pm

Board reception for young professionals - new to the industry (less than 5 years)
 7:30 am
Registration, exhibits open
8:30 am

Keynote speaker

 10:30 am

12:00 pm

Lunch; award presentation 

Keynote Speaker

 1:30 pm

 3:00 pm

 3:30 pm

 5:00 pm
RECEPTION - bring the family!
 7:30 am
Registration, breakfast exhibits open
SWANA meeting

 8:30 am

 10:00 am

 10:30 am
 12:00 pm
Networking Lunch

 1:00 pm

2:30 pm




Registration fees are $250 for the full conference, $175 for one day.  The registration fee goes up $25 effective June 1.

Conference registration

RESORT INFORMATION                                    

Prior to June 12, 2021, Room Rate for 2021 is $130 for run of the house, and Resort complex room. Rate for suites:   $259 for Resort One Bedroom Suite, $389 for Resort Two Bedroom Suite.

Hotel reservations may be made by calling 800-826-8272 or at Please reference the group code of "MWCC" in order to receive the rates indicated above. Check-in time is 4:00 pm and check-out time is 11:00 am.

CE INFORMATION                                             

The following Continuing Education Credits are available for the conference:

  •  MoDNR Solid Waste Technician Recertification (this is still required in by state law in Missouri)
  • Missouri Legal CE credits
  •  SWANA credits
  • PDH hours for engineers

GOLF TOURNAMENT                                         

The golf tournament is Sunday, July 11, with a shotgun start at 10 am.   We will be playing at The Oaks Golf Course. The registration fee for the golf tournament is $100 per person, or $360 for a team.

Golf registration


The board of directors will be hosting a reception Sunday evening at 8:00 pm for those attendees who are new to the industry, with five or less years of experience.  Be sure to indicate your interest in attending on the registration form.

SCHOLARSHIP RAFFLE                                     

Every year the Coalition provides scholarships to students at four-five Missouri universities.  These students are often in attendance at the conference.  Raffle tickets to support the scholarship fund may be purchased with your registration or onsite at the conference.

Grand Prize is $1,000; first prize is $400 cash; and second prize is $200 cash.

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