Symposium Schedule

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Wenran Jiang
program subject to changes; updated April 2017
May 29 - 31, 2017 June 1, 2017
Mon. May 29th Tues. May 30th
Wed. May 31st
Thur. June 1st
7-8:30 - Onsite Registration

Max Bell Bldg.: Max Bell Central Foyer

7-8:30 - Onsite Registration –

Max Bell Bldg.: Max Bell Central Foyer

Open day in Banff & the mountains
7:30 - Breakfast

Sally Borden Bldg.: Vista Dining Room

7:30 - Breakfast

Sally Borden Bldg.: Vista Dining Room

8:45 - Official Welcome

Max Bell Bldg.: Max Bell Auditorium

8:45 - Presentation 11

In-Situ Smoldering Combustion (STAR) for the Treatment of Contaminated Soils: Research Supporting Field Applications of the Technology,

J. Gerhard, University of Western Ontario;

M. Salman, University of Western Ontario;

G. Grant, University of Western Ontario;

D. Major, Savron;

G. Scholes, Savron

Presenter: Dr. Jason Gerhard, University of Western Ontario

Room: Max Bell Auditorium, Max Bell Bldg.

8:50 - Keynote Speaker - Dr. Wenran Jiang, Named by the Alberta Venture magazine as one of the 50 most influential people in Alberta from 2014. Dr. Jiang is currently Director of Canada-China Energy and Environment Forum and its annual conference since 2004; Political Science Professor at the University of Alberta, Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars in Washington, DC, and Special Advisor on China to the US and Canada based Energy Council.

Dr. Jiang was seconded to Alberta Department of Energy as a special advisor on Asian market diversification from 2012 to 2014. Before taking a partial leave from his tenure a the University of Alberta, Dr. Jiang was the Founding Director (2005-08) and the Mactaggart Resarch Chair (2008-11) of the University of China Institute.

Dr. Jiang has advised goverment agencies, privatecompanies in energy, mining, forestry and agricultural sectors on Asian market access and how to engage China. He is currently completing a book on why Canada needs to diversify its energy market to Asia.

9:15 - Presentation 1

Current Models of Vapor Production and Mass Recovery at Thermal Remediation Sites and Their Implications for Appropriate Heating Strategies,

J.C. LaChance, Mc2 USA;

P. Hegele, McMillan-McGee Corp.;

J. Munholland, Arcadis, Inc.

Presenter: Mr. John C. LaChance, Mc2 USA

Room: Max Bell Auditorium in the Max Bell Bldg.

9:15 - Presentation 12

Utilizing Numerous Remedial Technologies in Synergy During Accelerated Site Cleanup,

K. Crowder, Arcadis;

S. Murphy, Arcadis;

R. Robbennolt, Arcadis;

M. Klemmer, Arcadis;

B. Parry, CSX Transportation;

J. LaChance, Mc2 USA;

C. Campbell, McMillan-McGee Corp.

Presenter: Mr. Kevin Crowder, Arcadis

Room: Max Bell Auditorium, Max Bell Bldg.

9:45 - Presentation 2

Thermal Treatment - How Much Energy Does it Take?

S. Griepke Nielsen, TerraTherm, Inc.;

G. Heron, TerraTherm, Inc.

Presenter: Mr. Steffen Griepke Nielsen, TerraTherm

Room: Max Bell Auditorium, Max Bell Bldg.

9:45 - Presentation 13

Challenges of Thermal Remediation at Superfund Sites,

E. Davis, USEPA

Room: Max Bell Auditorium, Max Bell Bldg.

10:15 - Coffee Break

Max Bell Central Foyer

10:15 - Coffee Break

Max Bell Central Foyer

10:30 - Presentation 3

Gas Production and Migration During Electrical Resistance Heating of Heterogeneous Porous Media Impacted by Chlorinated Solvents,

J. Munholland, Arcadis;

K.G. Mumford, Queen's University;

B.H. Kueper, Queen's University

Presenter: Mr. Jonah Munholland, Arcadis

Room: Max Bell Auditorium, Max Bell Bldg.

10:30 - Presentation 14

Treatability Study for In-Situ Thermal Remediation of a MGP Site,

X. Song, Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences;

X. Chen, Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences;

D. Ding, Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences;

J. Ren, Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences;

T. Jordan, KEMRON Environmental Services, Inc.

Presenter: Dr. Xin Song, Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Room: Max Bell Auditorium, Max Bell Bldg.

11:00 - Presentation 4

Thermally Enhanced Bioremediation of Naphthalene,

P. Furbacher, University of Toronto;

Presenter: Mr. Paul Furbacher, University of Toronto

Room: Max Bell Auditorium, Max Bell Bldg.

11:00 - Presentation 15

STARx (Ex Situ Smouldering) for the Treatment of Contaminated Soils and Liquid Organic Wastes - from Prototype to Full Scale Application,

G.P. Grant, Savron;

G. Scholes, Savron;

D. Major, Savron;

C. Murray, Savron;

G.P. Sabadell, Chevron;

D. Thomas, Chevron

Presenter: Dr. Gavin P. Grant, Savron

Room: Max Bell Auditorium, Max Bell Bldg.

11:30 - Presentation 5

A Tool for Thermal Remediation Site Design: A Numerical Model Coupling Electrical Heating, Discrete Gas Generation and Mobilization,

I.L. Molnar, York University;

M.M. Krol, York University;

K.G. Mumford, Queen's University

Presenter: Dr. Ian Molnar, Civil Engineering Department, York University

Room: Max Bell Auditorium, Max Bell Bldg.

11:30 - Presentation 16

Enhancement in the Removal of High Viscosity Phase of Liquid Through Steam Injection,

R. Spina, GEOKLOCK;

R. Coelho, GEOKLOCK

Presenter: Ms. Thais Meneguzzo, GEOKLOCK

Room: Max Bell Auditorium, Max Bell Bldg.

12pm - Lunch Break

Sally Borden Bldg.: Vista Dining Room

12pm - Lunch Break

Sally Borden Bldg.: Vista Dining Room

1:15 - Presentation 6

Extreme Temperature Constitutive Properties of Fine Grained Sediments and Their Role in Reservoir Geomechanics of In-Situ Thermal Recovery Project - A Review,

R.J. Chalaturnyk, University of Alberta;

A. Kasani, University of Alberta

Presenter: Dr. Rick J. Chalaturnyk, University of Alberta

Room: Max Bell Auditorium, Max Bell Bldg.

1:15 - Presentation 17

1,4-dioxane Vadose Zone Remediation by Thermal Soil Vapor Extraction: Lessons learned,

R. Hinchee,Integrated Science & Technology, Inc.;

D. Burris, Integrated Science & Technology, Inc.;

P. Johnson, Colorado School of Mines;

P. Dahlen, Arizona State University

Presenter: Mr. Rob Hinchee, Integrated Science & Technology, Inc.

Room: Max Bell Auditorium, Max Bell Bldg.

1:45 - Presentation 7

Electrical Heating/Solvent Injection Technology for Oil Sands,

T. Harding, Nexen Energy ULC

Presenter: Dr. Tom Harding, Nexen Energy ULC

Room: Max Bell Auditorium, Max Bell Bldg.

1:45 - Presentation 18

In-Situ Thermal Remediation in Europe: Advances and Lessons Learnt at Multiple Sites - 2005 to Present,

J. Baldock, Environmental Resources Management (ERM);

J. Dablow, Environmental Resources Management (ERM)

Presenter: Mr. James Baldock, Environmental Resources Management (ERM)

Room: Max Bell Auditorium, Max Bell Bldg.

2:15 - Presentation 8

Dynamics and Energetics of Steam Chambers in Oil Sands Recovery Processes,

I.D. Gates, University of Calgary

Presenter: Dr. Ian D. Gates, University of Calgary

Room: Max Bell Auditorium, Max Bell Bldg.

2:15 - Coffee Break

Max Bell Central Foyer

2:30 - Panel Discussion "Opportunities for Technology Transfer in In-Situ Thermal"

Dr. Rick Chalaturnyk, Foundation CMG Chair in Reservoir Geomechanics, University of Alberta;

Dr. Jason Cole, Principal Technologist, CH2M Hill;

Dr. Ian Gates, Professor and Transition Leader, University of Calgary;

Dr. Jason Gerhard, Canada Research Chair in Geoenvironmental Restoration Engineering, University of Western Ontario;

Mr. John LaChance, President, Mc2 USA;

Dr. Xin Song, Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Room: Max Bell Auditorium, Max Bell Bldg.

2:45 - Coffee Break

Max Bell Central Foyer

3:00 - Presentation 9

The Role of Laboratory Testing in the Evaluation, Design and Application of the In-Situ Thermal Treatment,

J. Cole, CH2M Hill

Presenter: Dr. Jason Cole, CH2M Hill

Room: Max Bell Auditorium, Max Bell Bldg.

3:30 - Presentation 10

Lessons learned - the Final Step in a Thermal Treatment Project,

J. Reisinger, Integrated Science & Technology, Inc.

G. McCleary, Integrated Science & Technology, Inc.

R. Hinchee, Integrated Science & Technology, Inc.

Presenter: Mr. Jim Reisinger, Integrted Sciences & Technology, Inc.

Room: Max Bell Auditorium, Max Bell Bldg.

4:00-5:15 - Poster Sessions

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Fiber Optic Sensors for Distributed Monitoring of Soil and Groundwater During In-Situ Thermal Remediation,

A. Azhari, AOMS Technologies Inc.;

H. Alemohammad, AOMS Technologies Inc.;

R. Liang, AOMS Technologies Inc.

Presenter: Dr. Amir Azhari, AOMS Technologies Inc.

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In-Situ Thermal Desorption Site Remediation Using the Electro-Thermal Dynamic Stripping Process (ET-DSP™)

M. Beaudoin, Arcadis Canada Inc.

Presenter: Peter Kornelson, Arcadis Canada Inc.

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Embedding Sustainable Safety Within In-Situ Thermal Remediation Projects at Operational Facilities,

J. Dablow, Environmental Resources Management;

J. Baldock, Environmental Resources Management

Presenter: Mr. Jay Dablow, Environmental Resources Management

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Implementation of Electrical Resistance Heating as Part of a Combined Remedies Strategy,

C. Gale, Geosyntec Consultants;

D. Riddle, RELLC

Presenter: Mr. Christopher Gale, Geosyntec Consultants

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A Laboratory Investigation Assessing the Effectiveness of Thermal Remediation on Creosote Impacted Soil,

B. Hicknell, Queen's University;

B.H. Kueper, Queen's University;

K.G. Mumford, Queen's University

Presenter: Dr. Kevin G. Mumford, Queen's University

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Steam Injection and ISS Combined Remedy,

T.A. Jordan, KEMRON Environmental Services, Inc.

Presenter: Mr. Tommy Jordan, KEMRON Environmental Services, Inc.

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Electrical Resistance Heating and Removal of TCE from Low Permeability Lenses by Multi-Phase Diffusion,

E.J. Martin, Queen's University;

K.G. Mumford, Queen's University;

B.H. Kueper, Queen's University

Presenter: K.G. Mumford, Queen's University

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Probabilistic Mapping of Residual Mass of DNAPL in Soil: Geostatistical Assessment of Analytical Results and High Resolution Data Aiming at an Effective Thermal Treatment Design,

V. Sewaybricker, GEOKLOCK;

H. Oliveira, GEOKLOCK;

R. Coelho, GEOKLOCK

Presenter: João Castro, GEOKLOCK

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Numerical Study of Mass Recovery During In-Situ Thermal Remediation,

Q. Xie, Queen's University;

K.G. Mumford, Queen's University;

B.H. Kueper, Queen's University

Presenter: K.G. Mumford, Queen's University

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Designing Thermal Hybrid EOR Process – Chemical Selection, Screening and Testing Criteria,

M. Imran, Saskatchwan Research Council;

R. Jonasson, Saskatchwan Research Council;

D. Bogatkov, Saskatchwan Research Council

Presenter: Dr. Muhammad Imran, Saskatchwan Research Council

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Testing the Proof of Concept of Novel EOR Processes – SRC’s Physical and Numerical Modeling Approach,

M. Imran, Saskatchwan Research Council;

D. Bogatkov Saskatchwan Research Council

Presenter: Dr. Muhammad Imran, Saskatchewan Research Council

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Vapor Treatment Options for Thermal Remediation,

E. Tung, MK Environmental

Presenter: Mr. Ed Tung, MK Environmental

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A 3D Finite Element zMethod Approach for Modelling In-Situ Electro-Thermal Remediation,

B.C.W. McGee, McMillan-McGee Corp.;

M.E.J. McGee, McMillan-McGee Corp.

Presenter: Dr. Bruce McGee, McMillan-McGee Corp.

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Room: Elder Tom Crane Bear, Max Bell Bldg.

3:30-5pm - Poster Sessions & Networking / Social

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Fiber Optic Sensors for Distributed Monitoring of Soil and Groundwater During In-Situ Thermal Remediation,

A. Azhari, AOMS Technologies Inc.;

H. Alemohammad, AOMS Technologies Inc.;

R. Liang, AOMS Technologies Inc.

Presenter: Dr. Amir Azhari, AOMS Technologies Inc.

–––––––––––––––––––––––––

In-Situ Thermal Desorption Site Remediation Using the Electro-Thermal Dynamic Stripping Process (ET-DSP™),

M. Beaudoin, Arcadis Canada Inc.

Presenter: P. Kornelson, Arcadis Canada Inc.

–––––––––––––––––––––––––

Embedding Sustainable Safety Within In-Situ Thermal Remediation Projects at Operational Facilities,

J. Dablow, Environmental Resources Management;

J. Baldock, Environmental Resources Management

Presenter: Mr. Jay Dablow, Environmental Resources Management

–––––––––––––––––––––––––

Implementation of Electrical Resistance Heating as Part of a Combined Remedies Strategy,

C. Gale, Geosyntec Consultants;

D. Riddle, RELLC

Presenter: Mr. Christopher Gale, Geosyntec Consultants

–––––––––––––––––––––––––

A Laboratory Investigation Assessing the Effectiveness of Thermal Remediation on Creosote Impacted Soil,

B. Hicknell, Queen's University;

B.H. Kueper, Queen's University;

K.G. Mumford, Queen's University

Presenter: Dr. Kevin G. Mumford, Queen's University

–––––––––––––––––––––––––

Steam Injection and ISS Combined Remedy,

T.A. Jordan, KEMRON Environmental Services, Inc.

Presenter: Mr. Tommy Jordan, KEMRON Environmental Services, Inc.

–––––––––––––––––––––––––

Electrical Resistance Heating and Removal of TCE from Low Permeability Lenses by Multi-Phase Diffusion,

E.J. Martin, Queen's University;

K.G. Mumford, Queen's University;

B.H. Kueper, Queen's University

Presenter: K.G. Mumford, Queen's University

–––––––––––––––––––––––––

Probabilistic Mapping of Residual Mass of DNAPL in Soil: Geostatistical Assessment of Analytical Results and High Resolution Data Aiming at an Effective Thermal Treatment Design,

V. Sewaybricker, GEOKLOCK;

H. Oliveira, GEOKLOCK;

R. Coelho, GEOKLOCK

Presenter: João Castro, GEOKLOCK

–––––––––––––––––––––––––

Numerical Study of Mass Recovery During In-Situ Thermal Remediation,

Q. Xie, Queen's University;

K.G. Mumford, Queen's University;

B.H. Kueper, Queen's University

Presenter: Dr. Kevin G. Mumford, Queen's University

–––––––––––––––––––––––––

Designing Thermal Hybrid EOR Process – Chemical Selection, Screening and Testing Criteria,

M. Imran, Saskatchwan Research Council;

R. Jonasson Saskatchwan Research Council;

D. Bogatkov Saskatchwan Research Council

Presenter: Dr. Mohammad Imran, Saskatchwan Research Council

–––––––––––––––––––––––––

Testing the Proof of Concept of Novel EOR Processes – SRC’s Physical and Numerical Modeling Approach,

M. Imran, Saskatchwan Research Council;

D. Bogatkov, Saskatchwan Research Council

Presenter: Dr. Mohammad Imran, Saskatchwan Research Council

–––––––––––––––––––––––––

Vapor Treatment Options for Thermal Remediation,

E. Tung, MK Environmental

Presenter: Mr. Ed Tung, MK Environmental

–––––––––––––––––––––––––

A 3D Finite Element zMethod Approach for Modelling In-Situ Electro-Thermal Remediation,

B.C.W. McGee, McMillan-McGee Corp.;

M.E.J. McGee, McMillan-McGee Corp.

Presenter: Dr. Bruce McGee, McMillan-McGee Corp.

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Room: Elder Tom Crane Bear and Max Bell Central Foyer, Max Bell Bldg.

5:30-7:30 - Dinner

Sally Borden Bldg.: Vista Dining Room

End of Day 2
7-9 - Speakers' Dinner

Kinnear Centre: Room 105

End of Day 1

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