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Tuesday, October 11th

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Registration & Exhibitor Move-in
Conference Centre, 2nd Level

Wednesday, October 12th

9:00 am

Registration Opens
Conference Centre, 2nd Level Foyer

9:00 am - 11:30 am

Exhibitor Move-in Continues
Conference Centre, 2nd Level Foyer

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Indigenous Awareness and Inclusion Workshop
Shaughnessy

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11:30 am

Exhibits Open
(Van Horne Ballroom and Presidents Hall)

Light lunch provided

PTAC Reclamation and Remediation Research Update
(Theatre)

Moderator: Allan Fogwill, PTAC

In-Situ Treatment and Management
(Coleman)

Moderator: Oskar Pula, TRIUM Environmental

Natural  Attenuation
(Beatty)

Moderator: Tom Knapik, Plains Midstream

Legal / Regulatory
(Shaughnessy)

Moderator: Carolyn Inglis, H3M Environmental

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

PTAC RRRC Overview
Allan Fogwill, PTAC (10 min)

Wellsite Groundwater Metals – Best Management Practices
Miles Tindal, Millennium EMS Solutions (20 min)

Oilfield Waste Characterization and Classification in Western Canada
Sherry Kenneway, Canadian Natural Resources Limited 

12:35 pm - 1:05 pm

Numerical Modelling Approaches – Best Management Practices
Miles Tindal, Millennium EMS Solutions (15 min)

Re-Evaluation of F2 and F3 Petroleum Hydrocarbon Management Limits
Miles Tindal, Millennium EMS Solutions and Simone Levy, InnoTech Alberta(15 min)

There’s Been a Spill, Now What? Legal Requirements for Responding to a Spill – Part 1
Jacquelyn Stevens and John Georgakopoulos, Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP

1:10 pm - 1:40 pm

AB Background Soil Metals and Salinity Database and Analysis Tool
Natalie Shelby-James and Simone Levy, InnoTech Alberta and Paul Fuellbrandt, Statvis Analytics (30 min)

 

There’s Been a Spill, Now What? Legal Requirements for Responding to a Spill – Part 2
Jacquelyn Stevens and Anand Srivastava, Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP

1:40pm - 2:00 pm

Networking Break
(President’s Hall)

PTAC Reclamation and Remediation Research Update (cont’d)
(Theatre)

Moderator: Tannis Such, PTAC

Research and Technology
(Coleman)

Moderator: Kevin French, Vertex Environmental

Risk Management
(Beatty)

Moderator: Jake Gossen, Langan

Legal / Regulatory
(Shaughnessy)

Moderator: Carolyn Inglis, H3M Environmental

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Evaluation of Reclamation Practices on Forested Upland and Peatland Well Sites
Natalie Shelby-James, InnoTech Alberta and Dean Mackenzie, Vertex (30 min)

Down and Dirty About Excess Soil
Matthew Gardner, Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP and Drew Chevalier, Ausenco Sustainability Inc.

CER Remediation Process Guide and Remediation Operating Practices Update
Adele Houston and Holly Kingston, Canada Energy Regulator

PTAC Reclamation and Remediation Research Update (cont’d)
(Theatre)

Moderator: Tannis Such, PTAC

Research and Technology
(Coleman)

Moderator: Kevin French, Vertex Environmental

Risk Management
(Beatty)

Moderator: Jake Gossen, Langan

Emerging Contaminants
(Shaughnessy)

Moderator: Michael Samis, Pinchin Environmental

2:35 pm -3:05 pm

Low Probability Receptor – Overview and Net Environmental Benefit
Ian Mitchell and Janice Paslawski, Millennium EMS Solutions (15 min)

Low Probability Receptor – Application at Demonstration Sites
Andre Christensen & Cory Kartz, Millennium EMS Solutions (15 min)

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm

Finalization of Research and Preliminary Selenium Soil Quality Guideline Derivation
Tony Knafla and Viktoria Winter, Equlibrium Environmental and Darlene Lintott, Element (30 min)

 

 

Hazardous Site Access using Robots
Craig Milne, Copperstone Technologies

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Pre-Reception Mixer with the Exhibitors
Exhibit Area

Join the exhibitors for a complimentary drink and light snacks.

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Game On! – Tailgate Reception

Join us outside for a selection of tailgate inspired foods.  Wear your favourite jersey and join us for dinner at the Tailgate Party.

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Thursday, October 13th

7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Registration Open
Conference Centre, 2nd Level Foyer

7:30 am - 8:30 am

Networking Breakfast
(Van Horne Ballroom)

8:30 am – 8:40​ am

Opening Remarks and Welcome
(Van Horne Ballroom)

Fred Keating, MC

Rob Traynor, SLR Consulting
ESAA President

8:40 am – 9:40 am
MarkH

Keynote Presentation and Discussion 

The Canon and the Trade: How Editors, Booksellers, Publishers, and Other Bookish Types Helped Craft the Environmental Movement in North America
Mark Hineline, Author, Former Professor – Lyman Briggs College, Michigan State University

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9:40 am – 10:00 am

Networking Break
(Van Horne Ballroom and President’s Hall)

In-Situ Treatment and Management
(Coleman)

Moderator: Rick McGregor, InSitu Remediation Services

Interesting Projects
(Beatty)

Moderator: Greg Olson, Nelson Environmental

Risk Management
(Shaughnessy)

Moderator: Sylvain Bordenave, Trace Associates

12:15 pm - 1:50 pm
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Lunch and Keynote Presentation
(Van Horne Ballroom)

Thriving in an Uncertain World

Dr. Dave Williams, Former Canadian Shuttle Astronaut and Aquanaut

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1:50 pm – 2:00 pm

Networking Break
(Van Horne Ballroom and President’s Hall)

Groundwater
(Coleman)

Moderator: Wendy Sears, ALS Environmental

Interesting Projects
(Beatty)

Moderator: Gord Nelson, CARO Analytics

Bioremediation
(Shaughnessy)

Moderator: Indra Kalinovich, Dillon Consulting

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Fractured Bedrock Characterization in the Foothills of Alberta – Old Sites, New Ideas
Tim Van Dijk, Matrix Solutions Inc.
Amit Sharma, Matrix Solutions Inc.

Soil Sterilant Remediation at Utility Sites
Jason Pentland and Monica Brightwell, ATCO Utilities

Miscellaneous
(Coleman)

Moderator: Frank Magdich, Oak Environmental

Interesting Projects
(Beatty)

Moderator: Gord Nelson, CARO Analytics

Bioremediation
(Shaughnessy)

Moderator: Indra Kalinovich, Dillon Consulting

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm

Weather, Staff and Equipment; a trifecta of success for closure work on remote winter access sites
Jeff Biegel, 360 Energy Liability Management
Rob Thompson, Orphan Well Association

4:45 pm - 7:00 pm

Networking Reception
(Van Horne Ballroom)

The Magic of RemTech

Join us for a magic show featuring the incredible magic of Sheldon Casavant.  Refreshments and snacks provided.  At the end of the show, the reception will continue in the exhibit area, featuring a selection of foods and desserts and Sheldon will be roaming and preforming close-up magic tricks.

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Reception Sponsor

Drink Tickets Sponsor

 

 

Silent Auction Sponsor

Friday, October 14th

7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Registration Open
Conference Centre, 2nd Level Foyer

7:30 am - 8:30 am

Networking Breakfast
(Van Horne Ballroom)

Breakfast Sponsor

8:00 am - 8:30 am
Scovil Head Shot

A Conservation Update
Allison Scovil, The Wilder Institute (Calgary Zoo)
(Van Horne Ballroom)

Natural Attenuation of Petroleum NAPLs (NSZD)
(Coleman)

Moderator: Matt Rousseau & Stephen Ball, GHD

Indigenous Engagement and Consultation
(Beatty)

Moderator: Stacy Thygesen, JSK Consulting

Alberta Environment and Alberta Energy Regulator Updates
(Shaughnessy)

Moderator: Jennifer Carscallen, Arletta Environmental Consulting

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Indigenous Engagement in Northern Construction Projects
Rob Yeomans, Parsons
Jesse George, CIRNAC

AER: Overview of AER Record of Site Condition (RoSC)
Sara Blacklaws, Adrian Kerry and Matthew Stewart, Alberta Energy Regulator

9:05 am - 9: 35 am

ESG & First Nation Inclusion
Jeremy Cheyne, West Earth Sciences Ltd

Highlights of RoSC Data Analytics
Sara Blacklaws, Adrian Kerry and Matthew Stewart, Alberta Energy Regulator

 

9:40 am - 10:10 am

Supporting Indigenous Communities in Protection of Rights and the Environment
Melanie Daniels, Louis Bull Tribe
Michelle Cotton, Solstice Environmental Management

 

Supplemental Guidance on Site-Specific Risk Assessments in Alberta
Chris Chalk, Norman Sawatsky and Premee Mohamed, Alberta Environment and Parks
 

10:10 am – 10:40 am

Networking Break
(Van Horne Ballroom and President’s Hall)

Natural Attenuation of Petroleum NAPLs (NSZD)
(Coleman)

Moderator: Matt Rousseau & Stephen Ball, GHD

Business Growth and Support
(Beatty)

Moderator: Renee White, Norstar Industries

Alberta Environment and Alberta Energy Regulator Updates
(Shaughnessy)

Moderator: Mel Hamilton, SLR Consulting

11:15 am - 11:45 am

Fostering R-E-S-P-E-C-T in the Environmental Workplace
Michelle Heffernan, Trace Associates Inc. 

Tier 1 and Tier 2 Updates
Chris Chalk, Norman Sawatsky and Premee Mohamed, Alberta Environment and Park

 

 

11:50 am - 12:20 pm

Q & A Session with Alberta Energy Regulator and Alberta Environment and Parks Presenters

 

12:20 pm - 2:20 pm

Lunch and Closing Keynote
(Van Horne Ballroom)

Inspiring Canadians at Home and Abroad
Peter Mansbridge, Former Chief Correspondent for CBC News and Anchor of The National


 

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