October 11, 2013

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Geosyntec Practitioners to Present at 2013 RemTEC Environmental Remediation Summit in Denver

Geosyntec practitioners will be among the presenters at the RemTEC Summit in Denver, presented by Pollution Engineering and the Georgia Institute of Technology on March 4-6, 2013.

This year marks the third RemTEC summit focused on advancing the state of the practice for the environmental science and remediation industry. Attendees gather to hear essential sources address technology, applications, and policies affecting the contaminated site restoration field. Presenters include leading experts that span the academic, regulatory, industry, and environmental-consulting communities.

Two of Geosyntec's senior practitioners — Ravi Arulanantham, Ph.D., a principal toxicologist, and Robbie Ettinger, a principal environmental scientist, both based in California — have been selected to make keynote presentations for their individual summit sessions in Denver. Additional platform presenters representing Geosyntec and its subsidiary, SiREM, at this year's event include:

Monday, March 4

Evan Cox (Toronto)
4:45 p.m. — Session Platform Presentation

"Advances in In Situ Bioremediation and Sequencing Technologies"
Session: Biological Oxidation and Reduction of Contaminants

Tuesday, March 5

Robbie Ettinger (Santa Barbara)
3:25 p.m. — Session Keynote Presentation

"Considerations for the Design and Monitoring of Vapor Intrusion Mitigation Systems"
Session: Vapor Intrusion - Characterization, Attenuation, and Mitigation

Gavin Grant (SiREM)
4:30 p.m. — Session Platform Presentation

"Self-Sustaining Treatment for Active Remediation (STAR): Ex Situ Applications to Treat Contaminated Soils, Waste Oils and Lagoon Sludges"
Session: Thermal Treatment of Subsurface Contaminants

Wednesday, March 6

Ravi Arulanantham (Oakland)
10:45 a.m. — Session Keynote Presentation

"Development of California's Low Threat Petroleum Case Closure Policy — Sustainability Considerations"
Session: Sustainability Considerations and Green Remediation

Mike Kavanaugh (Oakland)
11:15 a.m. — Session Platform Presentation

"Future Options for Management in the Nation's Subsurface Remediation Effort: Summary of Findings and Recommendations of a NRC Committee Report"
Session: Evolving Regulatory Approaches and Alternative Endpoints at Complex Sites