October 11, 2013

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Geosyntec Practitioners to Present at Barcelona's AquaConSoil 2013

Practitioners from the Geosyntec family of companies will be among the presenters at AquaConSoil 2013, the 12th International UFZ-Deltares Conference on Groundwater Soil Systems and Water Resource Management, set for April 16-19 in Barcelona.

The conference represents Europe's largest gathering of environmental management professionals focused on sharing applied knowledge of soil-water systems. More than 1,000 delegates representing research institutes and universities, governmental and consultant organizations, and industry partners are expected to attend.

Gary Wealthall, Ph.D., a senior practitioner in hydrogeology and an Associate of the firm based in Toronto, is the session chair for the event's Sampling and Monitoring / Analytical Tools Track, set for 4-5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16.

Additional platform presenters representing Geosyntec and its subsidiary, SiREM, at this year's conference include:

Wednesday, April 17

Phil Dennis (SiREM)
4 — 5:30 p.m. — Platform Presentation

"Development and Testing of a Chlorinated Methane Degrading Culture"
Track D1.5 — Enhanced Bioremediation of Chloromethane and Chlorinated Aromatics

Thursday, April 18

Marcus Ford (Delph)
9 — 10:30 a.m. — Platform Presentation

"Evaluating Remedy Selection at Chlorinated Solvent Sites Using a Structured Methodology"
Track C2.2 — Characterization; NAPLs

Gary Wealthall (Toronto)
9 — 10:30 a.m. — Platform Presentation

"Current and Emerging Techniques for Contaminant Mapping and Data Visualization at DNAPL Sites"
Track C2.2 - Characterization; NAPLs

Friday, April 19

Evan Cox (Toronto)
9 — 10:30 a.m. — Platform Presentation

"Field Application of Electrokinetic-Enhanced Bioremediation (EK-BIO) of PCE Source in Low Permeability Materials"
Track D1.15 — New Methods for Enhanced Bioremediation of Organic Compounds

Neal Durant (Columbia, MD)
9 — 10:30 a.m. — Platform Presentation

"Biological In Situ Enhanced Reductive Dechlorination via Closed-Loop Groundwater Recirculation at a German Site"
Track D1.15 — New Methods for Enhanced Bioremediation of Organic Compounds

Grant Scholes (SiREM)
2 — 3:30 p.m. — Platform Presentation

"Self-Sustaining Treatment for Active Remediation (STAR): Lessons Learned and Scale-up from the Laboratory to the Field"
Track D1.16 — In Situ and On-site Thermal Technologies

Also attending or presenting individual poster sessions as this year's conference on behalf of Geosyntec and SiREM will be Peter Dollar (Toronto), Gavin Grant (Toronto), Dave Major (Toronto), Michaye McMaster (Toronto), and Jim Wragg (Delph).

Please visit Geosyntec practitioners in Booth 27 and SiREM practitioners in Booth 21 of the main exhibit hall at the Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona throughout the week.