January 6, 2016

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Geosyntec Sponsors Emerging Contaminants Summit March 1-2, 2016 - VIP discount for client registration

The Emerging Contaminants Summit (March 1-2, 2016 in Westminster, CO) is a brand new conference dedicated to the latest developments in the detection, fate and transport, risk assessment, treatment and regulation of emerging contaminants.

The summit draws leaders and key stakeholders from academia, government, and regulators, as well as site owners, private consulting agencies and various other environmental professionals.  The purpose is to discuss the mitigation of emerging contaminants across all environmental media, including surface water, groundwater, drinking water, wastewater, recycled water and soils.
Geosyntec Consultants is proud to develop the Summit's technical program and to support the Summit as a Platinum Sponsor. We are pleased to share our discounted registration rate with our clients and colleagues.

Please visit http://www.contaminantssummit.com/ to register and enter discount code GEOVIP to take advantage of the 25% discount.

Summit details are included below together with an overview of Geosyntec's planned participation.

Geosyntec participation:

  • Senior Principal Rula Deeb (Oakland) is one of the Conference Chairs and will give the opening and closing remarks.
  • Project Engineer Tasha Kamegai-Karadi (Oakland) will be preside over the Student Program and will be assisted by Julie Chambon (Oakland).
  • Senior Principal Eric Strecker (Portland) will talk about the management of stormwater contaminated with bioaccumulative and cancer-causing pollutants.
  • Principal James Linton (Clearwater) will give a session keynote on the cleanup of 1,4-dioxane contaminated sites using phytoremediation.
  • Senior Engineers Melissa Schmitt (Seattle) and Eric Suchomel (San Francisco) will present about 1,2,3-TCP remediation in groundwater using zero valent zinc.
  • Senior Principal Bruce Marvin (Oakland) will talk about the treatment of groundwater contaminated with hexavalent chromium using a two-stage bioreactor system.

SiREM Senior Scientist Sandra Dworatzek (Guelph) will give a session keynote detailing lessons learned from laboratory studies on the successful removal of a range of emerging contaminants using various technologies.