2014 Regional + National Batteries Stewardship Dialogue Meeting

Exploring policy strategies for increasing single use and rechargeable battery recycling

  Wednesday, June 11 + Thursday, June 12  |  8:30 a.m. EDT  
79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106

Meeting Materials

Remote Participation by WebEx

These detailed instructions are intended to guide you through the process of joining the National Batteries Stewardship Dialogue Meeting using the WebEx system. They also provide you with troubleshooting tips and instructions on how to participate in this meeting remotely. 

We strongly encourage you to log in to the meeting 20 minutes in advance of the meeting start time to allow for the WebEx application to load properly, to test your audio, and to address any technical issues that you might encounter. Please visit the WebEx website for more information on system requirements. 

If you encounter any issues that you are unable to resolve, please contact Amanda Nicholson at (617) 236-4833.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - When it's time, start or join the WebEx meeting from here:


Meeting Number: 191-050-165

Meeting Password: Welcome1

Thursday, June 12, 2014 
- When it's time, start or join the WebEx meeting from here:


Meeting Number: 191-963-213

Meeting Password: Welcome1

The dial-in numbers will be provided after you log in to the meeting and if you select telephone as your audio type. 

If you are unable participate from a computer, tablet, or mobile device, you may choose not to log in and call in only. Please refer to the detailed instructions for the number. NOTE: If you participate by phone only, you will limited ability to participate and ask questions. We strongly advise you participate fully by WebEx. 

Meeting Logistics

The meeting will be held at the

CT DEEP Headquarters 

79 Elm Street 

5th Floor, Phoenix Auditorium

Hartford, CT 06106

The main entrance to the CT DEEP Headquarters, including disabled entrance access, is located at 79 Elm Street. Visitors entering the building must pass through a security screening. Please arrive early to allow sufficient time to pass through security and registration, and note that a valid ID may be required for entry. 

The meeting will take place in the Phoenix Auditorium on the 5th floor of the building. CT DEEP staff will be available to direct you to the meeting location. 

Breakfast refreshments will be served from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., and lunch will be provided to all attendees.


The CT DEEP Headquarters is located at 79 Elm Street in downtown Hartford at the southern end of Bushnell Park between West St. and Clinton St. See a Map of Area.

From the Hilton Hartford

Walk south on Trumbull Street toward Church Street. Turn left onto Jewell Street / Trumbull Street and cross to Bushnell Park. Walk across the park to Elm Street. Turn right onto Elm Street. 79 Elm Street is one half block up on the left. 

By Public Transit

Union Station is located at 1 Union Square, just an 8 min. walk across Bushnell Park from the CT DEEP Headquarters. Amtrak and various local and regional bus lines will drop you here in Hartford.

By Car

From West of Hartford: Get on I-84 East: Take exit 48, “Capitol Avenue.” At light at end of ramp, take left onto Capitol Avenue. Go past the State Capitol and at the second light take left onto Trinity Street. Take right at next light onto Elm Street. 79 Elm is one block down on the right, at the corner of Elm Street and Clinton Street.

From East of Hartford: Get on I-84 West: Take exit 48, “Asylum Avenue.” At light at end of ramp, take a left and get in the right hand lane. Bear right with the road through three traffic lights.  Stay in the right lane and continue following Jewell Street around Bushnell Park to Pulaski Circle (a rotary).  Make first right off the rotary onto Elm Street. (Bushnell Park will now be on your right.)  79 Elm Street is one and one half blocks up on the left.

From South of Hartford: get on I-91 North: Take exit 29A, “Capitol Area” (left exit). Keep left. Follow Whitehead Highway to Pulaski Circle (a rotary.) Continue halfway around the rotary and take a right onto Elm Street. 79 Elm Street is one and one half blocks up on the left.

From North of Hartford: get on 1-91 South: Take exit 29A, “Capitol Area.” Keep left. Follow Whitehead Highway to Pulaski Circle (a rotary.) Continue halfway around the rotary and take right onto Elm Street. 79 Elm Street is one and one half blocks up on the left.



Automobile: Limited on-street metered parking is available on Clinton Street and Elm Street. Paid lots are available on West Street and Hudson Street.
If you have an electric vehicle and would like to charge it during your visit to the Department, please email Carmen Colon at carmen.colon@ct.gov

Bicycle:  A bicycle rack for public use is located on the sidewalk outside the main entrance.


Wednesday Evening Reception

​Please join us at City Steam Brewery Cafe and Restaurant after the meeting on Wednesday, June 11th from 5:15 pm to 7:30 pm for networking and hors d'oeuvres. City Steam Brewery Cafe and Restaurant is located at 942 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103, just a 13 minute walk from the CT DEEP Headquarters. We look forward to seeing you there!


Hilton Hartford

315 Trumbull Street, Hartford, CT 
(860) 728-5151 ‎ • hilton.com

The Hilton Hartford is the designated hotel for the 2014 Battery Stewardship Dialogue Meeting and is just a 10 minute walk from CT DEEP Headquarters. You may make your reservation online or by calling the Hilton's toll free reservation line at (800) 754-7941. The deadline for booking at the discounted "PSI" group block rate has passed, but we still encourage you to stay there. 

Hartford Marriott Downtown  

200 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT ‎ 
(860) 249-8000 ‎ • marriott.com 

Homewood Suites by Hilton Hartford Downtown  

338 Asylum St, Hartford, CT 
(860) 524-0223 • homewoodsuites3.hilton.com 

Holiday Inn Express Hotel Hartford  

440 Asylum Street, Hartford, CT 
(860) 246-9900  hiexpress.com

Ramada Plaza Hartford - Downtown  

50 Morgan St, Hartford, CT ‎ 
(860) 549-2400 ‎ • unitravel.com  

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For questions about meeting logistics, contact Suna Bayrakal at (617) 857-6436, or suna@productstewardship.us.

For other questions, including those about registration or remote WebEx participation, contact Amanda Nicholson at (617) 236-4833, or amanda@productstewardship.us.

Meeting Accommodation Notice:

The Product Stewardship Institute, Inc. and The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employers committed to complying with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please contact CT DEEP at (860) 418-5910 or deep.accommodations@ct.gov if you: have a disability and need a communication aid or service; have limited proficiency in English and may need information in another language; or if you wish to file an ADA or Title VI discrimination Complaint. Any person needing a hearing accommodation may call the State of Connecticut relay number - 711. Requests for accommodations must be made at least two weeks prior to any agency hearing, program or event.

If you need additional assistance registering for this meeting, please call Amanda of the Product Stewardship Institute at (617) 236-4833. Persons who need a hearing accommodation may contact us by using i711.com.