Symposium Schedule

program subject to change; updated March 2017
Keynote Speaker TBD
May 29 - 31, 2017 June 1, 2017
Monday 29th Tuesday 30th
Wednesday 31st
Thursday 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 - Keynote Speaker

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, M. Salman, G. Overbeeke, University of Western Ontario; G. Grant, D. Major, G. Scholes, Savron

Max Bell Bldg.: Max Bell Auditorium

9:15 - Presentation 1

Current Models of Vapor Production and Mass Recovery at Thermal Remediation Sites and Their Implications for Appropriate Heating Strategies, J. LaChance, Mc2 USA; P. Hegele, McMillan-McGee Corp.; J. Munholland, Arcadis, Inc.

Max Bell Bldg.: Max Bell Auditorium

9:15 - Presentation 12

Utilizing Numerous Remedial Technologies in Synergy During Accelerated Site Cleanup, K. Crowder, S. Murphy, R. Robbennolt, M. Klemmer, Arcadis; B. Parry, CSX Transportation; J. LaChance, Mc2 USA; C. Campbell, McMillan-McGee Corp.

Max Bell Bldg.: Max Bell Auditorium

9:45 - Presentation 2

Thermal Treatment - How Much Energy Does it Take?, S. Griepke Nielsen, G. Heron, TerraTherm, Inc.

Max Bell Bldg.: Max Bell Auditorium

9:45 - Presentation 13

Challenges of Thermal Remediation at Superfund Sites, E. Davis, USEPA

Max Bell Bldg.: Max Bell Auditorium

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, B.H. Kueper, Queen's University

Max Bell Bldg.: Max Bell Auditorium

10:30 - Presentation 14

Treatability Study for In-Situ Thermal Remediation of a MGP Site, X. Song, X. Chen, D. Ding, J. Ren, Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences; T. Jordan, KEMRON Environmental Services, Inc.

Max Bell Bldg.: Max Bell Auditorium

11:00 - Presentation 4

Max Bell Bldg.: Max Bell Auditorium

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, G. Scholes, D. Major, C. Murray, G.P. Sabadell, Savron; D. Thomas, Chevron

Max Bell Bldg.: Max Bell Auditorium

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, M.M. Krol, K.G. Mumford, Queen's University

Max Bell Bldg.: Max Bell Auditorium

11:30 - Presentation 16

Enhancement in the Removal of High Viscosity Phase of Liquid Through Steam Injection, R. Spina, R. Coelho, GEOKLOCK

Max Bell Bldg.: Max Bell Auditorium

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, A. Kasani, University of Alberta

Max Bell Bldg.: Max Bell Auditorium

1:15 - Presentation 17

1,4-dioxane Vadose Zone Remediation by Thermal Soil Vapor Extraction: Lessons learned, R. Hinchee, D. Burris, Integrated Science & Technology, Inc.; P. Johnson, Colorado School of Mines; P. Dahlen, Arizona State University

Max Bell Bldg.: Max Bell Auditorium

1:45 - Presentation 7

Electrical Heating/Solvent Injection Technology for Oil Sands, T. Harding, Nexen Energy ULC

Max Bell Bldg.: Max Bell Auditorium

1:45 - Presentation 18

In-Situ Thermal Remediation in Europe: Advances and Lessons Learnt at Multiple Sites - 2005 to Present, J. Baldock, J. Dablow, Environmental Resources Management

Max Bell Bldg.: Max Bell Auditorium

2:15 - Presentation 8

Max Bell Bldg.: Max Bell Auditorium

2:15 - Coffee Break

Max Bell Central Foyer

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

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 Alberta;

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

Max Bell Bldg.: Max Bell Auditorium

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

Max Bell Bldg.: Max Bell Auditorium

3:30 - Presentation 10

Max Bell Bldg.: Max Bell Auditorium

4:00-5:15 - Poster Sessions

Fiber Optic Sensors for Distributed Monitoring of Soil and Groundwater During In-Situ Thermal Remediation, A. Azhari, H. Alemohammad, R. Liang, AOMS Technologies Inc.

Brackish Water: Marine Influences on ERH Technology, J. Christiansen, M. Dodson, G. Healea, Global Remediation Solutions LLC

Embedding Sustainable Safety Within In-Situ Thermal Remediation Projects at Operational Facilities, J. Dablow, J. Baldock, Environmental Resources Management

Implementation of Electrical Resistance Heating as Part of a Combined Remedies Strategy, C. Gale, Geosyntec Consultants; D. Riddle, RELLC

A Laboratory Investigation Assessing the Effectiveness of Thermal Remediation on Creosote Impacted Soil, B. Hicknell, B.H. Kueper, K.G. Mumford, Queen's University

Steam Injection and ISS Combined Remedy, T.A. Jordan, KEMRON Environmental Services, Inc.

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, R. Spina, R. Coelho, GEOKLOCK

Numerical Study of Mass Recovery During In-Situ Thermal Remediation, Q. Xie, K.G. Mumford, B.H. Kueper, Queen's University

Room: Elder Tom Crane Bear

5:30-7:30 - Dinner

Sally Borden Bldg.: Vista Dining Room

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

Fiber Optic Sensors for Distributed Monitoring of Soil and Groundwater During In-Situ Thermal Remediation, A. Azhari, H. Alemohammad, R. Liang, AOMS Technologies Inc.

Brackish Water: Marine Influences on ERH Technology, J. Christiansen, M. Dodson, G. Healea, Global Remediation Solutions LLC

Embedding Sustainable Safety Within In-Situ Thermal Remediation Projects at Operational Facilities, J. Dablow, J. Baldock, Environmental Resources Management

Implementation of Electrical Resistance Heating as Part of a Combined Remedies Strategy, C. Gale, Geosyntec Consultants; D. Riddle, RELLC

A Laboratory Investigation Assessing the Effectiveness of Thermal Remediation on Creosote Impacted Soil, B. Hicknell, B.H. Kueper, K.G. Mumford, Queen's University

Steam Injection and ISS Combined Remedy, T.A. Jordan, KEMRON Environmental Services, Inc.

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, R. Spina, R. Coelho, GEOKLOCK

Numerical Study of Mass Recovery During In-Situ Thermal Remediation, Q. Xie, K.G. Mumford, B.H. Kueper, Queen's University

Room: Elder Tom Crane Bear and Max Bell Central Foyer

7-9 - Speakers' Dinner

Kinnear Centre: Room 105

End of Day 1 End of Day 2

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