See which conferences, symposia, and other events our practitioners will attend next week. Click the name of the conference to visit that event's website. Please call or email the contact person listed to learn specific details on our participation. For questions regarding the Event Roundup, please contact us. University of Florida Fall 2013 Career Showcase October 1-2, 2013 Gainesville, FloridaGeosyntec Participants:Principal Jim Langenbach (Cape Canaveral) Associate Chad Drummond (Lake Mary)For More Information:Chad Drummond This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.n Institute…
Geosyntec scientists and engineers played a key role in the design and development of a new framework for and published guidance on the management of contaminated land and groundwater for Ireland's Environmental Protection Agency.Marcus Ford, CGeol., a principal hydrogeologist for Geosyntec based in the United Kingdom, said he is enthusiastic about the outcome of this work with the Ireland EPA."The new guidance creates a much more level playing field for licensees, consultants, and regulatory authorities…
See which conferences, symposia, and other events our practitioners will attend next week. Click the name of the conference to visit that event's website. Please call or email the contact person listed to learn specific details on our participation. For questions regarding the Event Roundup, please contact us. American Bar Association (ABA) 21st Fall Conference October 9-12, 2013 Baltimore, MarylandGeosyntec Participants:Principal Mike Berman (Columbia) Principal Nandra Weeks (Jacksonville) Associate Paul Brookner (Minneapolis)For More Information:Paul Brookner…
See which conferences, symposia, and other events our practitioners will attend next week. Click the name of the conference to visit that event's website. Please call or email the contact person listed to learn specific details on our participation. For questions regarding the Event Roundup, please contact us. The Carolinas Air Pollution Control Association 2013 CAPCA Fall Conference October 16-18, 2013 Myrtle Beach, South CarolinaGeosyntec Participants:Senior Staff Scientist Sarah Goode (Columbia, SC) Engineer Jeffrey Barwick…
Charlene Harper, P.E., LEED AP, a senior water resources engineer for Geosyntec based in Virginia, is among the speakers set to present at the Chesapeake Watershed Forum on September 28, 2013.Ms. Harper will present "Smart Best Management Practices," part of the Monitoring, Real-Time Controls, and Modeling Tools session beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.Her co-presenter during this session is Matthew Ehrhart, Director…
Edward Fahnline, a senior environmental engineer for Geosyntec based in Malaysia, is among the presenters for the Downstream Engineering and Process Technology Forum 2013, set for September 25 and 26 in Kuala Lumpur.Mr. Fahnline will present "Incorporating Risk Management into Oil Storage Terminal Operation and Planning." As part of the presentation, he will discuss his experience in storage tank inspection and testing, tank facility improvements, and spill prevention, control, and countermeasures.During the past 20 years,…
Geosyntec's Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL) biofilter project earned the 2013 Outstanding Stormwater BMP Implementation Award from the California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA) on September 10.Representatives of the client (Boeing), the SSFL Surface Water Expert Panel, and members of the Geosyntec project team that designed and implemented the biofilter system accepted their award during the 9th Annual CASQA Stormwater Conference, held September 9-11 in Lake Tahoe, California.The system, now in place in California's Ventura County,…
Michael V. Harding, CPESC, CESSWI, a senior consultant for Geosyntec based in California, is an invited speaker at the 37th Annual BC Mine Reclamation Symposium, underway this week in Vancouver.Mr. Harding presented the opening paper at the symposium, "Above the Coal Mines: The Evolution of Mining Reclamation in the United States."In preparing the presentation, Mr. Harding and Don Wile, a former engineer and mine superintendent for the Peabody Coal Company, conducted a ground and aerial…
See which conferences, symposia, and other events our practitioners will attend next week. Click the name of the conference to visit that event's website. Please call or email the contact person listed to learn specific details on our participation. For questions regarding the Event Roundup, please contact Whitney Parks at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering International Pittsburgh Coal Conference September 15-18, 2013 Beijing, ChinaGeosyntec Participants:Associate Bruce Sass (Columbus)For More Information:Bruce Sass 614-468-0418 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Bence Close, P.E., a senior geohydrologist and civil engineer for Geosyntec based in Colorado, will present an overview of stormwater issues that impact the mining and mineral processing industry this week in Stevenson, Washington.Mr. Close, an Associate of the firm, will address members of the Industrial Minerals Association - North America (IMA-NA) at their annual meeting September 9-12, 2013, at Skamania Lodge, 1131 SW Skamania Lodge Way. Pre-registration for the event is required.Mr. Close has…
See which conferences, symposia, and other events our practitioners will attend next week. Click the name of the conference to visit that event's website. Please call or email the contact person listed to learn specific details on our participation. For questions regarding the Event Roundup, please contact Whitney Parks at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.n of State Dam Safety Officials Dam Safety 2013 September 8-12, 2013 Providence, Rhode IslandGeosyntec Participants:Principal Dan Schauer (Boca Raton)For More Information:Dan Schauer This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.nia Stormwater…
Mark Ellard, P.E., D.WRE, CFM, a senior water resources / environmental engineer and an Associate of the firm based in Florida, is set to discuss low impact development (LID) as a panelist at the annual meeting of the American Planning Association — Florida Chapter.Mr. Ellard plans to describe Geosyntec's development of a LID manual for Orange County, Florida, during the conference panel session "Green Infrastructure — An Idea in the Making." The panel convenes as…
In a new feature that examines the rising number of wildfires and their associated costs, a leading journal features the experiences of a senior Geosyntec practitioner who has responded to more than 45 major fire events in his career.Michael V. Harding, CPESC, CESSWI, a senior consultant for Geosyntec based in California and an international leader in erosion control, describes the importance of post-fire assessments in an extensive interview appearing in the fall issue of Erosion…
See which conferences, symposia, and other events our practitioners will attend next week. Click the name of the conference to visit that event's website. Please call or email the contact person listed to learn specific details on our participation. For questions regarding the Event Roundup, please contact Whitney Parks at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Quad State 2013 August 27-30, 2013 Myrtle Beach, South CarolinaGeosyntec Participants:Senior Engineer Dave Heitz (Greenville) Senior Engineer Kyle…
A group of Geosyntec's stormwater practitioners are among the co-authors of a feature appearing in the September 2013 edition of Stormwater: The Journal for Surface Water Quality Professionals.Their paper, "A New Statistical Methodology: Using Subcatchment Monitoring Data to Prioritize Placement of Stormwater Treatment Controls," presents a flexible, robust, and defensible methodology for siting source controls and structural best management practices (BMPs) throughout a watershed based on water-quality monitoring data. This innovative statistical methodology can be…
See which conferences, symposia, and other events our practitioners will attend next week. Click the name of the conference to visit that event's website. Please call or email the contact person listed to learn specific details on our participation. For questions regarding the Event Roundup, please contact Whitney Parks at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. of Minnesota 2013 International Low Impact Development Symposium August 18-21, 2013 Saint Paul, MinnesotaGeosyntec Participants:Senior Scientist Scott Struck (Denver) Associate Robert Roseen (Portsmouth) Associate…
Practitioners from Geosyntec Consultants will be among the presenters at the 2013 International Low Impact Development (LID) Symposium, set for August 18-21 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Geosyntec also is a Silver sponsor of the event.The symposium will bring together nearly 1,000 professionals to share their research, implementation, policy, financing, and education strategies for Midwestern cities struggling with urban water quality issues related to combined sewer overflows and stormwater runoff. It will be one of the…
Geosyntec Consultants will be well represented at the 8th Annual Georgia Environmental Conference, set for August 21 - 23, 2013, on Jekyll Island.This year marks the fifth with Geosyntec as a gold sponsor for the conference, which is widely recognized as the state's largest and most comprehensive educational opportunity on environmental concerns facing the region.During the three-day event, leading environmental professionals will present a broad curriculum to state legislators, health officials, landowners, business leaders, and…
See which conferences, symposia, and other events our practitioners will attend next week. Click the name of the conference to visit that event's website. Please call or email the contact person listed to learn specific details on our participation. For questions regarding the Event Roundup, please contact Whitney Parks at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) 5th Latin American Conference on Process Safety August 12-14, 2013 Cartagena de Indias, ColombiaMMI Engineering Participants:Associate Eric Peterson (Houston)For…
Mark Hanna, Ph.D., P.E., a senior water resources engineer and an Associate for Geosyntec Consultants based in California, is featured in a recent Los Angeles Times feature relating exciting developments on Metabolic Studio's "LA Noria" Water Wheel Project, aptly named "Bending the River Back into the City" by artist Lauren Bon.Geosyntec is the prime consultant working for Metabolic Studio in a public-private partnership that will create the first Los Angeles River Water Wheel in more…
See which conferences, symposia, and other events our practitioners will attend next week. Click the name of the conference to visit that event's website. Please call or email the contact person listed to learn specific details on our participation. For questions regarding the Event Roundup, please contact Whitney Parks at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Environmental and Land Use Law Section of the Florida Bar 2013 Update August 8-10, 2013 Ponte Verde, FloridaGeosyntec Participants:Associate Chad Drummond (Orlando) Principal Chris…
Geosyntec is pleased to announce the opening of a new office location in Columbia, South Carolina, effective July 24, 2013. The new address appears below.New Address:Geosyntec Consultants 1331 Elmwood Avenue, Suite 310 Columbia, SC 29201 Main Office: 803-726-1139 FAX: N/A
See which conferences, symposia, and other events our practitioners will attend next week. Click the name of the conference to visit that event's website. Please call or email the contact person listed to learn specific details on our participation. For questions regarding the Event Roundup, please contact Whitney Parks at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Waste Association of North America (SWANA) SWANA FL 2013 Summer Conference July 28-30, 2013 Sarasota, FloridaGeosyntec Participants:Principal Dan Schauer (Boca Raton) Associate John Banks…
See which conferences, symposia, and other events our practitioners will attend next week. Click the name of the conference to visit that event's website. Please call or email the contact person listed to learn specific details on our participation. For questions regarding the Event Roundup, please contact Whitney Parks at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia Environmental Law Section Summer Seminar July 26-27, 2013 Amelia Island, FloridaGeosyntec Participants:Associate Andrew Montgomery (Atlanta Regional Office) Senior…
Rodolfo Sancio, Ph.D., P.E., a senior geotechnical engineer and an Associate of the firm based in Texas, will present next month at the Current Topics in Marine Foundation Technologies Seminar in Seattle.The event, hosted by the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI), will be held August 1-2, 2013, at the Sheraton Seattle, 1400 Sixth Avenue. Pre-registration for the event is required.Dr. Sancio's presentation, "A Feasibility Study Evaluating Use of Large Screw Piles for Offshore Wind Tower Foundations…
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has selected Michael Kavanaugh, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, a senior principal engineer in Geosyntec's Oakland office, as a member of its 2013 group of WEF Fellows.The WEF Fellows Program recognizes the professional achievement, stature, and contributions of federation members to the preservation and enhancement of the global water environment. Only 15 WEF members are chosen to become fellows each year.Founded in 1928, WEF is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization of…
See which conferences, symposia, and other events our practitioners will attend next week. Click the name of the conference to visit that event's website. Please call or email the contact person listed to learn specific details on our participation. For questions regarding the Event Roundup, please contact Whitney Parks at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Annual Conference of the Campus Safety, Health, and Environmental Management Association (CSHEMA) July 14-20, 2013 Orlando, FloridaGeosyntec Participants:Principal Marcus Quigley (Brookline) Associate Russell Abell…
Two practitioners for Geosyntec Consultants are the co-authors of a feature in the June 2013 issue of Civil Engineering that reviews the use of renewable energy technologies (RETs) at solid waste storage facilities.In their feature, Ranjiv Gupta, Ph.D., a geotechnical engineer based in Texas, and Jeremy Morris, Ph.D., P.E., a senior environmental engineer based in Maryland, discuss the use of RETs such as wind turbines, solar photovoltaic arrays, geothermal heat transfer systems, and methane utilization…
Marcus Quigley, P.E., D.WRE, CPESC, a principal civil and environmental engineer for Geosyntec based in Massachusetts, will present a technical session on advanced rainwater harvesting and stormwater management for urban campus environments next week in Orlando, Florida.The technical session will be held in conjunction with the 60th Annual Conference of the Campus Safety, Health, and Environmental Management Association (CSHEMA), set for July 12-17, 2013. Mr. Quigley's session begins at 3:30 p.m. July 16 in the…
See which conferences, symposia, and other events our practitioners will attend next week. Click the name of the conference to visit that event's website. Please call or email the contact person listed to learn specific details on our participation. For questions regarding the Event Roundup, please contact Whitney Parks at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Department of Environmental Protection Northeast Florida Brownfields Workshop July 12, 2013 Jacksonville, FloridaGeosyntec Participants:Principal Nandra Weeks (Jacksonville)For More Information:Nandra Weeks 904-450-4260 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Judd Goodman, P.E., a water resources engineer for Geosyntec based in California, will present on applications of continuous simulation modeling to hydromodification at the 3rd Hydromodification Seminar and Workshop, set for July 17, 2013, in Costa Mesa, California.This event will be broadcast online by the California State Water Resources Control Board as part of its College of Stormwater. In his presentation, Mr. Goodman will share a step-by-step approach for predicting long-term hydromodification impacts; demonstrate options…
Geosyntec Consultants is pleased to announce the promotion of a new group of practitioners to the role of Associate in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Please join us in congratulating these experienced engineers, scientists, and innovators in their new roles within the firm.Russ Abell Associate BostonRussell Abell, P.G., has more than 15 years of experience in conducting soil and groundwater contamination investigations throughout the United States and in Europe, with a particular…
See which conferences, symposia, and other events our practitioners will attend next week! Click the name of the conference to visit that event's website. Please call or email the contact person listed to learn specific details on our participation.International Erosion Control Association South Central Chapter (SCIECA) 15th Annual EPA Region 6 Stormwater Conference June 16-21, 2013 New Orleans, LouisianaRead the full article: Michael Bloom, Brandon Klenzendorf to Present at EPA Stormwater Quality Conference in New…