CDM Smith Tackles PFAS at International CleanUp Conference
ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA - A team of CDM Smith scientists and engineers have been invited to present their latest research and findings on contaminated site assessment, management and remediation at a gathering of the world's leading decision makers and industry leaders. Billed as CleanUp 2019—the 8th International Contaminated Site Remediation Conference—event organizers have incorporated the International PFAS Conference for the first time.
The conference, which only happens once every two years, brings together the top minds in environmental science and engineering to advance conversations around the assessment, prevention, management and remediation of contaminated sites.
Below is a list of workshops and presentations led by CDM Smith experts; download the full schedule for dates and times.
Monday, September 9
Key Note: The use of adaptive management and high-resolution site characterization to advance closure of sites with large, dilute plumes, with CDM Smith Senior Environmental Engineer Ryan Wymore
Presentation: Integrated site assessment to inform EISB remediation of chlorinated solvents in a sedimentary aquifer, with CDM Smith Principal Remediation Engineer Andrew Labbett
Poster Presentation: OHS&E planning of PFAS investigation programs: weighing the risk of vector borne infectious diseases, with CDM Smith Senior Environmental Engineer Freya Amon
Tuesday, September 10
Presentation: Application of rapid risk assessment to drive interim cleanup for abandoned mine sites, with CDM Smith Principal for Land and Groundwater Christian Wallis
Presentation: Case Study: Real time assessment of remote multi-sensitive sites using portable XRF and mobile data capture technologies, with Freya Amon
Presentation: Progressing the practice of evaluating ambient background PFAS, with CDM Smith Environmental Scientist Hannah Mikkonen
Wednesday, September 11
Key Note: Bench-scale evaluation of flocculant technology for treating PFAS-contaminated water, with CDM Smith vice president and remediation expert Kent Sorenson
Presentation: OHS&E planning of PFAS investigation programs: Are all sunscreens the same? Are we missing something? with CDM Smith senior environmental health scientist & risk assessor Antti Mikkonen
Presentation: Does agricultural land contaminated with PFAS need management? with Antti Mikkonen
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