Stantec Podium Presentation Schedule at WEFTEC 2019

August 15, 2019

Water, water everywhere—our experts are talking collection, control, treatment, nutrient removal, reuse and plans for where all this water will go...

 

 We have a busy week at WEFTEC 2019—the World’s Leading Water Quality Conference & Exhibition—with nearly 30 presentations lined up in Chicago from September 21-25. And we are looking for more to join us…hey students and young professionals—learn what it means to redefine your personal best and join us at the Career Fair on Monday the 23rd in room S105b from 1:00 – 4:00. 

Saturday, September 21

  • 8:30 am – 5:00 pm: Art Umble and Mehran Andalib will moderate the session Workshop 02 Nutrient Removal Fundamentals: Relating the Science of Nutrient Removal to the Design and Operation of WWTPs in room S503a
  • 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm: Art Umble will speak on Computation Basics: Nitrification/Denitrification, Bio-P, Chem-P in the Workshop 02 Nutrient Removal Fundamentals: Relating the Science of Nutrient Removal to the Design and Operation of WWTPs in room S503a
  • 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm: Biological Phosphorus Removal: PAO Dynamics will be presented by Mehran Andalib in Workshop 02 Nutrient Removal Fundamentals: Relating the Science of Nutrient Removal to the Design and Operation of WWTPs in room S503a
  • 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm: In Workshop 02 Nutrient Removal Fundamentals: Relating the Science of Nutrient Removal to the Design and Operation of WWTPs, Mehran Andalib will present Chemical Phosphorus Removal: Molar Ratios and Metal Salts in room S503a

Sunday, September 22

  • 8:40 am – 9:10 pm: Art Umble will present the WEF Energy Neutrality Tool in Workshop 21: Be A Hero Get to Zero in room S503a

Monday, September 23

  • 10:45 am – 11:10 am: The paper Evaluation of Peracetic Acid for Disinfection of Filtered Secondary Effluent at Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission is part of the session From Research to Full-Scale Systems in a Decade: The Rapid Rise of Peracetic Acid for Wastewater Disinfection. This will be presented in room S405a and includes Stantec co-authors Joseph Jacangelo, Robert Krallinger and Elizabeth Maloney 
  • 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm: In the session Make No Little Plans: CSO Planning with Stormwater Management…South Bend, Indiana’s Approach for Wet Weather Planning and CSO Control: Reevaluating an Expensive Long Term Control Plan will be discussed in room S502b by a team including Stantec’s Joe Johnson 
  • 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm: Hal Schmidt will present Making Models Matter: Understanding and Resolving Complex Water Quality Problems Assessing an Empirical Approach to Estimate Nutrient Loads to Impaired Waterbodies Attributable to Water Reuse Irrigation Practices in room S503b. Joseph Jacangelo and Joan Oppenheimer were co-authors  
  • 2:45 pm – 3:00 pm: Mehran Andalib, Carla Cherchi, Joseph Jacangelo and Art Umble are part of a team that co-authored the paper Pushing Process Intensification Limits for Biological Nitrogen Removal Using Gel Entrapment Technology. This paper, part of the session Mainstream Deammonification will be presented in room S505a

Tuesday, September 24

  • 8:30am – 12:00 pm: Carl Chan will be moderating the session Flow Analysis Methods to Solve Collection System Flow Problems: Rainfall, RDII, Climate Change, and Hydraulics in room S404a
  • 8:30 am – 12:00 pm: Join moderator Vanessa Borkowski as she works though the presentations in the Advancements in Staged, Thermophilic, and Aerobic Digestion Processes session in room S403a
  • 8:30 am – 9:00 am: In session A Flexible Solution: Membranes for a Variety of Advanced Wastewater Treatment Applications the paper Implementing MBRs for Potable Reuse: Case Studies in Southern California will be presented by Zakir Hirani in room S402b
  • 10:30 am – 11:00 am: Zakir Hirani, Michael Adelman, James Borchardt and et all will present in the Treatment for Groundwater Recharge: So the Well Won’t Run Dry on Advanced Water Treatment Demonstration Facility Implements Innovative Design Concepts in room S404d
  • 10:30 am – 11:00 am: Upgrading Municipality of St. Andrews Wastewater Infrastructure from Decentralized to a Regional System while Addressing Odor Control Challenges from the Small Communities: Planning for Upgrades and Replacements Ensures Compliance session will be presented by Saibal Basu with his co-authors Jamie Brewster and Brett Ransom in room S504a 
  • 11:00 am – 11:30 am: in room S404d, Zakir Hirani and his co-authors will share their paper Nitrogen Management Strategies for Potable Reuse of Non-Nitrified Secondary Effluent included in the session Treatment for Groundwater Recharge: So the Well Won’t Run Dry
  • 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm: Vanessa Borkowski will be the session moderator for the Knowledge Development Forum: From Research to Practice – Energy Sustainability presentations in room N426b
  • 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm: With her City of Atlanta DWM co-authors, Stantec’s Jane McLamarrah will present Programmatic Aspects of Sewer Capacity Certification: What Do You Do When You Overfill Your Pipes? This presentation will be in room S405d as part of the Linear Asset Management: What Your Collection System is Trying to Tell You session 
  • 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm: Randy Neprash will give his presentation: Bacteria TMDLs: MS4 Cities’ Response in Minnesota during the session TMDL Whack-A-Mole: Hitting a Moving Target in room N426a
  • 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm: The Big Data, Machine Learning, and Predictive Control session will feature the topic Operations, Asset Management and Data Analytics Nexus A Closed Loop Function Approach from the team Carla Cherchi, Joseph Cullen, Joseph Jacangelo, Kevin Johnson and Pete Perciavalle in room S402b
  • 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm: Room N426b will feature the paper Battery Energy Storage for Energy Resilience and Cost-Effective Operations, Lessons Learned from Selected Municipal Case Studies in the session Knowledge Development Forum: From Research to Practice – Energy Sustainability from co-authors Carla Cherchi, Joseph Jacangelo, Mehrdad Rostami and Mike Voll
  • 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm: Learn about Utilizing Your Full (Zeta) Potential: A Case Study Applying Zeta Potential to Optimize Recycled Water Filtration in room S404d during the To Infinity and Beyond: Technologies for Combating the Water Reuse Challenges of Tomorrow session with Stantec’s Kristine Yung and David Pernitsky and their co-authors

Wednesday, September 25

  • 8:30 am – 10:00 am: Nicholas Anderson will moderate the Advanced Hydraulics: How to Solve the Really Tough Problems in Your Collection System session. Catch these presentations in room S405a
  • 8:30 am – 12:00 pm: Vanessa Borkowski will be moderating the set of presentations in the session We Don’t Need No Stinking Bubbles! Advancements in MABR Technologies. Join her in room S403b
  • 9:00 am – 9:30 am: Ken Martins will be presenting the paper Coagulant and Flocculant Chemistries in the session titled Fundamentals of Chemical Coagulation and Flocculation. This presentation will be held in room S404c
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm: Join Randy Neprash in room N226 for the National Municipal Stormwater Alliance’s Annual Open Meeting 
  • 11:30 am – 12:00 pm: Joined by their co-author, Joseph Jacangelo and Joan Oppenheimer will share Multiple Utility Evaluation of Peracetic Acid for Municipal Disinfection during the Disinfection Disentangled session in room S505a
  • 2:00 – 2:30pm: Overcoming Challenges to Meet Effluent Phosphorus Targets Meeting Stringent Phosphorus and Copper Limits in BNR Process: Challenges, Successes and Lessons Learned presented by Mehran Andalib and his co-authors Christopher Andres, Kristen Rolison and Art Umble will be discussed in room S404c
  • 2:00 – 2:30pm: Session Becoming an Asset (Management) to the Organization: Tools and Applications for Stormwater presents Planning and Prioritization for Effective Flood Control Channel Management in Urban Los Angeles County by Jonathan Abelson and Stantec co-authors Venu Kolli, Rita Newman, Michael Steele and et all will be held in room S502b
  • 2:00 – 2:30pm: Dilip Gargeya, Simon Adler, Dan Peters and their co-author from the San Jose-Santa Clara RWF will discuss Progressive Design-Build with a Twist: Challenges, Success and Lessons Learned in room S503b during the session entitled From Source to Plant: Progressing Through Improvements Using Progressive Design Build

 

For the whole WEFTEC 2019 schedule visit here

 

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