October 3, 2022

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Geosyntec to Make Significant Contributions to RemTEC and Emerging Contaminants Summit

Geosyntec professionals will speak, present, and teach at RemTEC and Emerging Contaminants Summit at The Westin Westminster in Westminster, Colorado, October 4 through 6, 2022.

Rula Deeb, Ph.D., BCEEM PMP, Robert Ettinger, Julie Chambon, Ph.D, P.E., Elisabeth Hawley, P.E., Megan Houlihan (California), Leah MacKinnon, P.Eng. (Ontario), Chris Shores, P.E. (North Carolina), Alexandra Ambrosino (Maryland), and Jean Zodrow, Ph.D (Colorado), will be participating, presenting, and leading workshops.

In addition, Rula Deeb and Heather Rectanus, Ph.D, P.E. (Maryland), served in the scientific advisory board. Geosyntec is the event's Platinum Sponsor.

This year is the inaugural event of what will be an annual conference bringing together leading experts in the academic, regulatory, and environmental consulting communities to discuss the latest developments in remediation technology and remediation of emerging contaminants.

Remediation Technology, the media sponsor for the event, is a publisher that covers the latest news for professionals and audiences engaging in the environmental science, environmental engineering, and remediation industries.

Presentation Information:

Conference Keynote: PFAS Challenges and Opportunities: Academic and Consulting Perspectives
Geosyntec Speaker: Rula Deeb
Also Speaking: Chris Higgins, Colorado School of Mines
Time and Date: 8:40 a.m. MDT, Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Track Keynote: Utilizing Empirical Data to Improve Risk-Based Decision Making at Vapor Intrusion Sites
Geosyntec Speaker: Robert Ettinger
Time and Date: 3:15 p.m. MDT, Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Morning Networking Break: Management Approaches for Complex Sites
Geosyntec Track Chair: Julie Chambon
Time and Date: 9:35 a.m. MDT, Thursday, October 6, 2022

Platform Presentation: Sequential Application of S-ISCO, ISCO, and EISB
Geosyntec Presenter: Leah MacKinnon
Time and Date: 1:40 p.m. MDT, Tuesday October 4, 2022

Platform Presentation: PFAS Remedy Design and Implementation in Challenging Hydrogeological settings
Geosyntec Presenter: Chris Shores
Time and Date: 11:15 a.m. MDT, Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Flash Poster Presentation: Understanding the Macro Problem that is Microplastics
Geosyntec Presenter: Alexandra Ambrosino
Time and Date: 2:40 p.m. MDT, Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Presentation: Introduction to the Student Program and Student Flash Poster Presentations/ Student Competition Award Winner Announcement
Geosyntec Speaker: Megan Houlihan
Time and Date: 9:30 a.m. MDT, Tuesday, October 4, 2022 and 9:25 a.m. Thursday, October 6, 2022

Presentation: Key Issues on Ecological Risk Assessment of Per-and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)
Geosyntec Speaker: Jean Zodrow
Time and Date: 2:25 p.m. MDT, Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Practitioner Workshop: Assessing the Potential for Bias in PFAS Concentrations During Groundwater and Surface Water Sampling
Geosyntec Instructor: Elisabeth Hawley
Other Instructors: Trever Schwichtenberg (Oregon State University) and Amanda Struse (Jacobs)
Time and Date: 1:30 p.m. MDT, Thursday, October 6, 2022

Practitioner Workshop: Status of Findings from ITRC's PFAS Project Team
Geosyntec Instructor: Rula Deeb
Other Instructors: Richard Spiese (Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation), Dan Griffiths (Parsons), Mitch Olson (Trihydro), and Bill DiGuiseppi (Jacobs)
Time and Date: 1:30 p.m. MDT, Thursday, October 6, 2022

Practitioner Workshop: Evaluating and Applying Site-Specific NAPL Dissolution Rates During Remediation
Geosyntec Instructor: Julie Chambon
Other instructors: Lloyd Stewart (Praxis Environmental Technologies, Inc.), Mark Widdowson (Virginia Tech)
Time and Date: 2:45 p.m. MDT, Thursday, October 6, 2022

More information:

To learn more about the conference: www.remtecsummit.com
About the ESAA: https://www.esaa.org/
For consultation regarding remediation technologies, contact Rula Deeb at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..