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May 2015 Event Roundup

See which conferences, symposia, and other events our practitioners will attend next month. Click the name of the conference to visit that event's website. For questions or edits regarding the Event Roundup or if you want your participation in an event included, contact us.

In May, we have more than 30 practitioners from the Geosyntec Family of Companies giving approximately 34 presentations and chairing or moderating 16 sessions at 12 events in 5 countries and 6 states.

World of Coal Ash Conference (WOCA) 2015
May 4-7, 2015
Nashville, TN

Monday, May 4: Principal John Seymour (Chicago) is co-presenting a short course on "Regulatory and Geotechnical Considerations for Surface Impoundment Closure to Meet the CCR Rule and Avoid Compliance and Constructability Pitfall."

Tuesday, May 5: Senior Engineer Mehmet Iscimen (Chattanooga) is giving a platform presentation on "TVA Kingston Peninsula Disposal Site Phase IA: Project Challenges Developing Over Karst Formations."

Wednesday, May 6: Principal John Seymour (Chicago) is moderating the Ponds IV session.

Wednesday, May 6: Principal John Seymour (Chicago) is giving a platform presentation on "Conditions of Coal Ash Dams."

Wednesday, May 6: Engineer Omer Bozok (Chicago) is giving a platform presentationon "Reliability Analysis of an Existing Ash Basin Embankment."

Wednesday, May 6: Senior Consultant Bruce Sass (Columbus) is giving a platform presentation on "Assessment of Emergent Springs at a Fly Ash Impoundment."

Offshore Technology Conference 2015
May 4-7, 2015
Houston, TX

Wednesday, May 6: Principal Eric Peterson (Houston) is co-chairing a session on "Offshore Process Safety: Past, Present, and Future" and giving a presentation titled "While History May Not Repeat Itself, It Often Rhymes: The Evolution of Offshore Technical Process Safety?."

Environmental Due Diligence: Lessons Learned and Practical Tips for Navigating the Process
Hennepin County Bar Association
May 6, 2015
Minneapolis, MN

Wednesday, May 6: Senior Engineer David Richardson (Minneapolis) is giving a presentation on "Environmental Law: Environmental Due Diligence: Lessons Learn and Practical Tips for Navigating."

Regulatory and Business Briefing on Management of Contaminated Land in Malaysia
May 6, 2015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Wednesday, May 6: Principal Robert Bruce (Ipoh, Malaysia) is giving a briefing on "Contaminated Land Management and Control Guidelines ("CLMGCs") and on the impact on business and industry stakeholders of implementation of such legislation."

BMPTRAINS Model Training Workshop
University of Central Florida's Stormwater Management Academy
May 7, 2015
Orlando, FL

Thursday, May 7: Engineer Mike Hardin (Orlando) is an instructor for the BMPTRAINS Model Training Workshop.

Contaminated Land 2015
New Zealand 2nd Contaminated Land Conference of ALGA
May 6-8, 2015
Auckland, New Zealand

Wednesday, May 6: Senior Consultant Garry Smith (Sydney) is presenting a workshop on "The SR ISO and Regulation."

Industrial Wastewater Treatment Seminar at NJWEA 100th Annual Conference
May 11-12, 2015
Atlantic City, NJ

Principal Joe Cleary (Paramus) will chair the Industrial Wastewater Treatment Seminar.

Monday, May 11: Principal Joe Cleary (Paramus) is chairing the "Introduce Problem to Group" and "Problem Solving and Wrap Up" Pharmaceutical Industry Issues and Trends: Sustainability, Compliance and PIE sessions.

Tuesday, May 12: Principal Joe Cleary (Paramus )is presenting a session on the "Review of Anaerobic Treatment Case Studies for Industrial and Waste to Energy Projects."

Tuesday, May 12: Principal Greg Menniti (West Virginia) is presenting a session on "Optimizing On- Site Water Reuse to Achieve Zero Liquid Discharge."

Tuesday, May 12: Principal Joe Cleary (Paramus) and Principal Greg Menniti (West Virginia) are co-chairing the "Introduce Problem to Group" and "Problem Solving" Industrial Water and Wastewater Management and Optimization of Water and Energy sessions.

IChemE's Hazards 25 Conference
May 13-15, 2015
Edinburgh, UK

MMI Engineering is a Silver Sponsor of the event for the second year running.

Friday, May 15: Associate Tim Jones (Manchester) is giving a presentation on "Dispersion Modelling for Explosion Risk Analysis."

2015 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress
May 17-21, 2015
Austin, TX

Monday, May 18: Senior Scientist Scott Struck (Northern Colorado) is chairing the "Stormwater Quality Monitoring and Implications" session.

Monday, May 18: Principal Eric Strecker (Portland) is chairing the "Improving the Water Budget Calculations" session.

Monday, May 18: Senior Scientist Scott Struck (Northern Colorado) is a panelist on the "Your First Congress? Understanding Networking and Professional Development at Conferences"panel discussion.

Monday, May 18: Principal Eric Strecker (Portland) is giving a platform presentation on "Fish Consumption Rate Derived Water Quality Criteria: New Lower Standards Adopted by a State Near You?"

Tuesday, May 19: Engineer Brandon Klenzendorf (Austin )is giving platform presentations on "Rapid Evaluation of Watershed-Wide Green Infrastructure Implementation Scenarios" and "Water Quality and Conservation Benefits Achieved via Real Time Control Retrofit of Stormwater Management Facilities near Austin, Texas".

Wednesday, May 20: Senior Engineer Marc Leisenring (Portland) is giving a platform presentation on "1D/2D Modeling of Decentralized Stormwater Control Measures for Flood Mitigation in Austin, Texas."

Wednesday, May 20: Senior Engineer Andrea Braga (Brookline )is giving a platform presentation on "EPAs Least Cost Mix of BMPs Tool: Creating a Comprehensive Database for BMP Costs and Benefits on a National Scale."

Wednesday, May 20: Senior Staff Engineer Adam McGuire (Portland )is giving a platform presentation on "Piloting Real Time Control of Stormwater Runoff For Improved Hydromodification Control and Adaptive Management: Two Oregon Case Studies?."

Battelle 2015 Bioremediation Symposium
The Third International Symposium on Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies
May 18-21, 2015
Miami, FL

Tuesday, May 19: Principal David Folkes (Denver) is co-chairing session B4 Vapor Intrusion Mitigation Methods.

Tuesday, May 19: Principal Jim Langenbach (Cape Canaveral) is co-chairing session C2 Advances in Free-Product Recovery.

Tuesday, May 19: Project Geologist Eric Lovenduski (Albany) is presenting a poster on "Bleach: A Smoking Gun? A Multiple-Lines-of Evidence Evaluation of Vapor Intrusion Data at a Commercial Cleaning Product Facility."

Tuesday, May 19: Senior Consultant Bill Wertz (Albany) is presenting a poster on "Around the School in 40 Days—Assessment and Mitigation of Vapor Intrusion Potential on an Accelerated Schedule."

Tuesday, May 19: Senior Consultant Bill Wertz (Albany) is giving platform presentations on " The Use of the Waterloo Membrane Sampler for Long-Term Monitoring of VOCs" and "Taking the Pressure Off Subslab Mitigation Design: New Methods for Design and Performance Monitoring."

Tuesday, May 19: Senior Staff Engineer Luke Fitzgerald (Denver) is presenting a poster on "Performance of an Active Aerated Floor Vapor Intrusion Mitigation System in a Large Building."

Tuesday, May 19: Principal Susan Hill (Oak Brook) is presenting a poster on "Sustainability Tips the Balance for Selecting the STAR Technology: A Case Study for the First In Situ Pilot at an MGP Site."

Tuesday, May 19: Associate James Wang (Columbia) is giving a platform presentation on "Full-Scale Electrokinetics-Enhanced Bioremediation (EK-BIO) of PCE DNAPL Source Area in Clay Till."

Wednesday, May 20: Senior Engineer Ryan Wymore (Northern Colorado) is co-chairing session D3 MNA for Achieving Site Goals.

Wednesday, May 20: Principal Rula Deeb (Oakland) is co-chairing session F6 Biodegradation in Fractured Bedrock Sites.

Wednesday, May 20: Principal Mary deFlaun (Princeton )is co-chairing session F8 Managing Large and Dilute Plumes.

Wednesday, May 20: Senior Scientist Jeff Roberts (Toronto )is giving a platform presentation on "Optimization of Metals Bioremediation Using Column and Microcosm Studies."

Wednesday, May 20: Senior Consultant Garry Smith (Sydney) is presenting a poster on "A Classic Sustainable Remediation Case Study from Australia."

Wednesday, May 20: Senior Hydrogeologist Todd Kafka (Tampa) is giving a platform presentation on "Hydrogeologic Limitations to In Situ Remediation of a Dilute VOC and 1,4-Dioxane Plume in the North Carolina Piedmont."

Wednesday, May 20: Senior Engineer Ryan Wymore (Northern Colorado) is giving a platform presentation on "Long-Term Bioremediation and Management for a Commingled Chlorinated Solvent and 1,4-Dioxane Source Area and Plume."

Thursday, May 21: Senior Scientist Phil Dennis (Toronto) is giving a platform presentation on "Optimizing Bioremediation at Mixed Contaminant Sites: Lessons Learned in the Laboratory and in the Field."

Thursday, May 21: Senior Scientist Sandra Dworatzek (Toronto) is presenting a poster on "Enhanced Aerobic Cometabolic Degradation of 1,4-Dioxane and TCE: Lessons Learned in the Lab."

Thursday, May 21: Principal Rula Deeb (Oakland) is giving a platform presentation on "Degradation of Perfluorinated Compounds by Fungal Pure Cultures and Groundwater Microcosms."

Managing Stormwater in Oregon
May 21, 2015
Portland, OR

Thursday, May 21: Project Engineer Sheila Sahu (Portland) is moderating a session on "Successfully Controlling Metals - Passive Methods."

Hazards Australasia - Brisbane
May 26-27, 2015
Brisbane, Australia

MMI Engineering is a Gold Sponsor and is opening the event on Wednesday, May 27.

Senior EngineerGarry Law (Melbourne) is on the technical committee.

Tuesday, May 26: Senior Engineer Garry Law (Melbourne) is giving a presentation on "Over The Top: Process Safety Lessons Related to Liquid Level in Process Vessels and Tanks."

Wednesday, May 27: Senior Engineer Garry Law (Melbourne) is giving a presentation on "Making Informed Decisions in Early Project Design: Application of Consequence Modelling and Inherently SaferDesign."