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Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021


8:30 – 9:30 am

Opening Remarks and Keynote

Balancing People and Nature
(Main Stage)

Simon Jackson
Founder of the Spirit Bear Youth Coalition


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9:30 – 10:00 am

Networking Break
(Exhibit and Networking Areas)

10:00 – 11:30 am

Panel Discussion
(Main Stage)

Indigenous Engagement, Relationships and the Site Rehabilitation Program (SRP)

Steve Saddleback, Indian Resource Council
Vanessa Frank, Kainai Resources Inc. / Blood Tribe
Clayton Heck, Arrowhead Abandonments

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11:30 am
– 1:00 pm

Virtual Lunch, Exhibit Time and Networking Break
(Exhibit and Networking Areas)

Moderator: Carolyn Inglis, H3M Environmental

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Testing / Monitoring / Reporting
Moderator: Lori Forster, Environment and Climate Change Canada

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1:00 – 1:30 pm

A case of digital transformation with energy operators and consultants during the pandemic
Vincent Lam, Matidor

Data Management, Monitoring and a Pandemic – A Giant Mine Story
Morgan Schauerte, Dillon Consulting

1:35 – 2:05 pm

“A Progressive In-Situ Remediation Approach for Dry-Cleaning Sites: Understanding The Subsurface”
Patrick O’Neill, Vertex Environmental

How Environmental Analysis Labs can Contribute in a Global Health Pandemic and the Long-Term Potential for the Future of Environmental Testing with PCR
Bryan Shaw, CARO Analytical

2:10 – 2:40 pm

Integration of Data Automation, Analytics and Visualization in the Areas of Field Testing, Sampling, Monitoring and Plume Analysis
Brandon Smith and Khalid Lemzouji, Analythium Solutions

Planning Considerations for Data Collection on Large-scale Clubroot Sampling Projects
Ashley Siemens and Sahra Deagle, Trace Associates

2:45 – 3:15 pm

Managing Inventory: ArcGIS Online as a solution for Orphan Well Association Contractor Engagement
Carla Incontri and Shawn Banack, North Shore Environmental Consultants

Applying eDNA for Species Detection: Tips for Successful Integration
Danielle Bourque, SLR Consulting

3:20 – 3:50 pm

Soil Sampling Equipment Comparison
Jordan Ernst and Josh Ernst, Ernco Drilling

New Methods to more Accurately Quantify Hydrocarbon Contamination from Natural Background
Anthony Aquino, AGAT Laboratories

4:00 – 5:00 pm

 ESAA Trivia Night

ESAA invites you to join us for a little virtual trivia fun with the great folks from Nice Guys Trivia. Compete for prizes and bragging rights.  There is sure to be some laughs and good networking.
Event Information:
  • Limited to 50 participants
  • As you register you will be automatically assigned to one of 5 teams.  If you register multiple people on the same registration you will be on the same team.  If you want to be on the same team, register as a group.  On different teams, register individually.
  • $10 for Members and EnviroTech 2021 attendees
  • $15 for Non-Members

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Thursday, June 3rd, 2021

8:15 – 9:00 am

Exhibit Time and Virtual Networking
(Exhibit and Networking Areas)

GHG Management
Moderator: Darrell Haight, Trace Associates

Legal  / Regulatory
Moderator: Stacy Thygesen, JSK Consulting

9:00 – 9:30 am

Alternative Technologies in Fugitive GHG Emissions Quantifications for Landfills
Mosi Aghbolaghy, RWDI

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly! Managing Environmental Risks & Liabilities – Civil Liability
Jacquelyn Stevens & Anand Srivastava, Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP

9:35 – 10:05 am

Interdisciplinary Collaboration for Effective Management of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Oil and Gas Operations
Dani Urton, Vertex Professional Services

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly! Managing Environmental Risks & Liabilities – Regulatory Liability
John Georgakopoulos & Matt Gardner, Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP

10:05 – 10:30 pm

Networking Break
(Exhibit and Networking Areas)

Site Closure
Moderator: Barry Rakewich, Nichols Environmental

Moderator: Craig Vatcher, Triton Environmental

10:30 – 11:00 am

An Abandoned Drycleaner in Rural Alberta: A Costly and Dangerous Family Legacy
Michael Lupart, Trace Associates

A Preliminary Empirical Study on the Influence of Rainfall on Urban Air Quality
Emmanuel Anglo, Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions

11:05 – 11:35 am

Incorporating Risk-based Closure into Overall Site Management
Tiona Todoruk, Advisian

Presentation: Improving Air Quality and Reducing Fugitive Emissions Through Continuous Monitoring Technology
Alex MacGregror, Qube Technologies and Kerry Mowbray, SECURE Energy

11:40 am
– 12:10 pm

Practical Closure Approaches for Salinity Impacted Wellsites
Tyler Prediger, Matrix Solutions

EPA 325 : HOW and WHY?  SOR/2020-231 Regulation : Passive Fenceline Monitoring for BTEX & 1-Butadiene (EPA 325)
Darlene Hoogenes-Stastny, ALS Canada

12:10 – 1:10 pm

Virtual Lunch, Exhibit Time and Networking Break
(Exhibit and Networking Areas)

Emerging Contaminants
Moderator: David Pritchard, Clifton Associates

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Water, Wastewater, Groundwater
Moderator: Bill Berzins, H3M Environmental

1:10 – 1:40 pm

PFAS Risk in the Oil and Gas Industry
Samantha Murphy, Cenovus

Groundwater Surveillance Monitoring – A Consultant’s Perspective
Blake Hamer, Matrix Solutions

1:45 – 2:15 pm

Progress in PFAS Site Investigation Procedures: Recent Cases in Canada
Leon Burger, SNC-Lavalin

Accurate Water Table Characterization
Alanna Felske, Groundwater Resource Information Technologies and Louise Versteeg, Solstice Canada 

2:20 – 2:50 pm

Landfill Disposal and Thermal Treatment Considerations for Solid Waste Containing Poly- and Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)
Matt Pourabadehei, SNC-Lavalin

A Jurisdiction Review of Groundwater (Drinking Water) Pathway Assessments
Sheila Duchek, SNC-Lavalin

2:55 – 3:25 pm

PFAS: A Combination Approach for Laboratory Analysis
Tammy Chartrand, ALS Canada

Wastewater Treatment Upgrade in Existing Lagoons with Novel Aeration System
Jan Korzeiowski, J.K. Engineering

3:30 – 4:20 pm

Closing Keynote and Wrap-up
(Main Stage)

Gin, Tonic and Stories with Brian Keating

Pour yourself a beverage of your choice and join us for a closing drink, a toast to brighter days ahead with stories from Brian Keating..


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* Agenda subject to change