Research Triangle Park, NC

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.


NCBLG Activity Number 180010

Thursday, November 14th

NC Biotechnology Center/Hamner Conference Center

Catered NC BBQ lunch includes:

  • southern style BBQ pulled pork
  • baked beans (vegetarian)
  • potato salad
  • cole slaw
  • corn bread basket
  • banana pudding
  • coffee/iced tea/water


10:00 - Registration and networking

Technical Presentations

10:30 - 11:00 Gary Birk, P.E., Tersus, Advances in Electron Donor Amendments 

11:00 - 11:30 Phil Dennis, M.A.Sc., SiREM, Bioaugmentation-It’s not just for TCE Anymore

11:30 - 12:00 David S. Bardsley, PG, Directed Technologies Drilling, Horizontal Directional Drilling and Well Installation for Substrate Injection Part 1

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00 - 1:30 David S. Bardsley, PG, Directed Technologies Drilling, Horizontal Directional Drilling and Well Installation for Substrate Injection Part 2

1:30 - 2:00 Phil Dennis, M.A.Sc., SiREM, How Treatability and Molecular Testing Saves Time, Money and Heartburn

2:00 - 2:30 Gary Birk, P.E., Tersus, Optimization and Performance of ZVI Amendments for In-Situ Chemical and Biological Reduction

2:30 - Networking

Event sponsored by PACE and PRM 

Event Properties

Event Date 11-14-2019
Event End Date 11-14-2019
Registration Start Date 08-07-2019
Cut off date 11-13-2019
Location NC Biotechnology Center

Speakers for Greensboro and Research Triangle Park

Phil Dennis, M.A.Sc.
Phil Dennis has over 25 years of experience working in the fields of molecular biology, microbiology and environmental remediation. Phil holds a Masters of Applied Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Toronto and an Honors B.Sc. in Molecular Biology and Genetics from the University of Guelph. As a Senior Manager at SiREM, an industry leader in bioaugmentation and bioremediation testing, Phil focuses on research and development, technical marketing and sales and management of molecular genetic testing services.

Phil Dennis, M.A.Sc.Senior Manager, SiREM

Gary 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 Birk, P.E.Managing Partner, Tersus Environmental

David Bardsley
Over thirty-four years of environmental drilling/water well industry experience; ranging from a drill rig helper to a Director in a $50M/year environmental drilling company. Successful in work environments including publicly traded, large corporations and entrepreneurial/private equity group ownership structures. Professional Geologist, focusing on revenue growth by developing and executing integrated sales, marketing and client satisfaction programs.

David BardsleyBusiness Development