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8:30 am - 9:00 am - Registration & Breakfast


9:00 am - 9:35 am

An Innovative Approach for Sustainable Destruction of PFAS in Concentrated Waste

John Xiong, Ph.D., P.E., Haley & Aldrich, Inc.


9:40 am - 10:15 am

Treating 1,4-Dioxane with Activated Potassium Persulfate

Stacey Telesz and Brant Smith, Evonik (Philadelphia, PA) & Brianna Desjardins, Evonik (Tonawanda, NY)


10:20 AM - 20 Minute Break


10:40 am -11:20 am

The Transition to Colloidal from Micro-Scale Solids with Further Optimization Through Fully-Automated Contaminant Treatment (F-ACTS).

Eliot Cooper, VP Technology and Business Development, Cascade Remediation Services


11:20 am - 12:00 pm 

Passive Soil Vapor – Resetting the Conceptual Site Model and Identifying a Source 5 Years Later

Jeremy Squire, P.E., Murex Environmental, Inc. & Lowell Kessel, PG, Envirologek


12:00 pm - 12:30 pm - Lunch

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Key-Note Speaker

Maryam Tasnif-Abbasi, the Brownfield Development Manager for the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), will provide organizational updates of the Site Mitigation and Restoration Program and an overview of the new Office of Brownfields. She will also provide an update on the $500M Cleanup in Vulnerable Communities Initiative, and the upcoming Equitable Community Revitalization Grant which will be used to fund assessments, investigations and cleanups.


1:30 pm - 2:05 pm

Enhanced In-situ Chemical Reduction with Low Temperature Thermal

Walter Bell, Project Engineer, Tetra Tech, Inc. 


2:05 pm - 2:15 pm - Break

2:15 pm - 2:50 pm

Quantitative Remedial Conditions Assessment Using Flux Measurement Tools

Ryan Hardenburger, Craig Sandefur, & Chris Lee, REGENESIS


3:00 pm - 3:40 pm

Endophyte-Assisted Phytoremediation Systems for Contaminated Ground Water Removal

John L. Freeman, Christopher M. Cohu, Galen O’Toole, Joel Burken, Sharon Doty, SteveRock, James Landmeyer, Devon Rowe, Eric Pearson, Doug Oram, Ryan Haughy, & Brent Searcy, Intrinsyx Environmental


4:30 PM

Happy Hour at On The Rocks, 12752 Valley View St., Garden Grove


Wearing a mask and social distancing is required at all times (except while eating).  Additional information regarding Old Ranch Country Club's Guidelines can be downloaded here.

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