Tampa, FL

Educational Half-day Short Course
Optimization and Monitoring for Remediation of Chlorinated and Related Compounds


A half-day short-course on recent technical advances in the characterization and remediation of chlorinated volatile organic compounds in soil and groundwater. Environmental engineers, geologists, hydrogeologists, regulators, site managers, scientists and others within the groundwater remediation community will learn about the current thinking and strategies for the characterization and treatment of chlorinated VOCs and NAPLs.

You won't want to miss this event! Lunch is on us and you will receive 3 PDH credits. Please forward an invite to others that would benefit from attending.


Location: Doubletree by Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore
Date: Tuesday, Jan. 22
Lunch will be served


10:00 - Registration and networking

Technical Presentations

10:30 - 11:00 Dr. Sangho Bang, Tersus, Advances in Electron Donor Amendments 
11:00 - 11:30 Jeff Roberts, M.Sc., SiREM, Bioaugmentation-It’s not just for TCE Anymore
11:30 - 12:00 Joshua Richards, P.G., CHMM, Pace, Comprehensive tools for remediation support - Can you measure progress?

12:00 - 1:30 Lunch

1:30 - 2:00 Jeff Roberts, M.Sc., SiREM, How Treatability and Molecular Testing Saves Time, Money and Heartburn
2:00 - 2:30 Joshua Richards, P.G., CHMM, Pace, Emerging Tools to Manage 1,4 Dioxane Sites
2:30 - 3:00 Dr. Sangho Bang, Tersus, Optimization and Performance of ZVI Amendments for In-Situ Chemical and Biological Reduction

3:00- Networking

Event Properties

Event Date 01-22-2019
Event End Date 01-22-2019
Registration Start Date 11-27-2018
Cut off date 01-21-2019
Location Doubletree by Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore
We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Speakers for Atlanta, Greenville & Charlotte Include

Jeff Roberts, M.Sc.
Jeff Roberts, M.Sc. Earth Sciences, University of Waterloo. Jeff is a laboratory manager at SiREM with extensive technical experience in the laboratory assessment and field implementation of soil, sediment and groundwater remediation technologies at sites containing contaminants including chlorinated solvents, petroleum hydrocarbons and other recalcitrant compounds. Over the past ten years he has conducted and managed hundreds of bench-scale treatability studies and also has technical experience in the growth, scale up and field implementation of several anaerobic microbial cultures for bioremediation remedies.

Jeff Roberts, M.Sc.Operations Manager, SiREM

Gary M. Birk, P.E.
Gary Birk is a founder and Managing Partner of Tersus Environmental. Gary’s focus is on engaging cutting-edge, sustainable green technologies that help environmental consulting companies restore or remediate groundwater and soil at challenging sites.

Gary M. Birk, P.E.Managing Partner

Joshua Richards, PG, CHMM
Josh Richards is the Program Manager for Pace Energy Services and leads the sales/marketing efforts. Josh has eight years of experience as an assessment/remediation geologist in the consulting industry working on large scale remediation projects. More recently Josh gained analytical experience as an Account Executive for Pace Analytical in the Midwest. This combined experience will provide a unique perspective from which to guide the growth of Pace Energy. Josh received his BA in Geology from Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis and his MS in Geology from the University of Florida.

Joshua Richards, PG, CHMMProgram Manager, Pace Energy Services