2024 Region 2 Safety Symposium

May 13 – 14, 2024

Contact Information

Registration: VPPPA National Office. Email at registration@vpppa.org or call 703-761-1146.
Symposium: Robert Byrnes. Email at rbrynes@win-waste.com or call 518-361-3673.
Special Assistance: Richard Finnegan. Email at richard.finnegan@veolia.com or call 603-305-8327.

Location/Hotel Information

The Crown Plaza Albany

660 Albany Shaker Road
Albany, NY 12211

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Date(s) of symposium events: May 13-14, 2024


Booth Pricing

Regular Rate Members/Non-members: $350.00
Late Rate Members/Non-members: $400.00

Move In/Move Out Times

May 13, 2024 — 2:30pm – 5:30pm Move In
May 14, 2024 — 4:00pm – 5:00pm Move Out


Robert Byrnes

Symposium Policies and Procedures

On-Site Registration Hours

May 13, 2024 — 10:00am – 4:00pm
May 14, 2024 — 7:30am – 2:00pm

Cancellation Policy

No refunds will be allowed.

Substitution Policy

Substitutions will be allowed at no cost.


Refunds are not granted for no-shows.

Electronic Recording Policy

Approved by Chair.

Registration Types

  • Symposium Registration: The symposium registration rate category is based on member or nonmember status with VPPPA. Current VPPPA members receive discount rates. The symposium registration includes full participation in the symposium: general sessions; breakout sessions; registration and symposium materials; and meal functions.
  • Member/Nonmember (Symposium Only): Full symposium registration (excluding pre- symposium workshops).
  • Speaker: Confirmed speakers receive reduced rate for full symposium registration (excluding pre- symposium workshops).
  • OSHA/DOE/DOD: Federal employees at the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Energy, as well as state employees of like agencies.
  • One Day (Speaker/Attendee): You are either attending or speaking for one day.


Symposium attendees and guests, to the extent permitted by law, agree to indemnify VPPPA and its officers, directors, agents, and employees, of and from all claims, demands, or suits for personal injury or property damage, including costs and attorney fees, in any way arising out of or related to third party claims based on indemnifying party’s negligent acts or omissions in connection with the Region 2 Safety Symposium.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Break Sponsor – $500

  • Posting on the Break Tables identifying break was sponsored by company.
  • Listed as Break Sponsor in Opening Presentation

Silver Level – $750

  • Listed as Silver Sponsor in Opening Presentation
  • Listed as Silver Sponsor on the Region 2 Website with Brief Company Biography
  • One Attendee Full Event Admission

Gold Level – $1500

  • Listed as Gold Sponsor in Opening Presentation
  • Listed as Gold Sponsor on the Region 2 Website with Brief Company Biography
  • Two Attendee Full Event Admissions

Platinum Level – $5000

  • Listed As Platinum Sponsor in Opening Presentation
  • Opportunity to address the membership at the end of the Opening Meeting
  • Listed as Platinum Sponsor on the Region 2 Website with Company Biography
  • Six Attendee Full Event Admissions