February 11, 2020

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Geosyntec to Have a Strong Presence at Southern Gas Association Environmental Technical Conference on Environmental Permitting & Construction

Multiple Geosyntec practitioners will contribute to the Southern Gas Association (SGA) Environmental Technical Conference on Environmental Permitting & Construction in Savannah, Georgia on February 11-13, 2020.

This conference focuses on how the natural gas industry is meeting the challenges of complying with environmental regulations, reaching enterprise-wide sustainability goals, and reaching energy management targets.

Geosyntec has supported SGA for several years as a member company and as a Gold sponsor for the past two years. The presenters will also be accompanied at the conference by Geosyntec practitioners Anica Haynes and Spencer Varnado from the Energy Branch.

Since 1908, SGA has been investing in the people who make up the natural gas industry by providing learning opportunities for personal and professional growth. Specializing in facilitating peer-to-peer collaboration, educating on industry and leadership topics, and developing and managing joint industry projects, SGA supports member company volunteers and industry leaders, who work to actively engage the industry for a sustainable tomorrow.

Geosyntec Participation

Thom Bristol (Principal, South Carolina) serves on the Conference Planning Committee and will be moderating an industry panel on Environmental Permitting and Compliance for Pipeline Facility Operations and Maintenance.

Presentation: LNG Terminals and Combating Coastal Erosion with Coastal Marsh Restoration
Presenter: David Vance, P.G. (Senior Scientist, Georgia)

Presentation: Horizontal Directional Drill (HDD) and Other Trenchless Methods vs. Open-Cut Upfront Planning
Presenter: Chulwoo Kim, Ph.D., P.E. (Senior Engineer, Pennsylvania)

Presentation: Changing the Paradigm: Implementing a Proactive Approach to Landslide Management for New Pipeline Construction
Presenter: Alexander McKenzie-Johnson, P.G., L.G., L.E.G (Principal, Texas)

Presentation: Waters of the United States (WOTUS) and Clean Water Act Regulatory Updates
Presenter: Scott Walker (Principal, Texas)

More Information

About the event: https://southerngas.org/index.php/interest-groups/198
About SGA: https://southerngas.org/aboutsga/who-we-are
Learn more about Anica Haynes: https://www.geosyntec.com/people/anica-haynes
Learn more about Spencer Varnado: https://www.linkedin.com/in/spencer-varnado-10905776/
Learn more about Thom Bristol: https://www.geosyntec.com/people/thomas-bristol
Learn more about David Vance: https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-vance-geosyntec-fluvial-dynamics/
Learn more about Chulwoo Kim: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chulwoo-kim-ph-d-p-e-2b957679/
Learn more about Alex McKenzie-Johnson: https://www.geosyntec.com/people/alexander-mckenzie-johnson
Learn more about Scott Walker: https://www.linkedin.com/in/scott-walker-93a3aa6/