May 5-10, 2014Potomac Institute for Policy Studies901 N. Stuart Street, Suite 200 (Mezzanine Level)Arlington, VA 22203Tel: 571-372-6565(Printable Agenda)  

Monday, May 5, 2014

Time

Topic/Title

Speaker

0900

Welcome/Opening Remarks

Andrea LeesonSERDP/ESTCP

0910

ER-2216: Energy Sustainable Wastewater Treatment Systems for Forward Operating Bases Based on Microbial Fuel Cells and Microbial Desalination Cells (SERDP)

Bruce LoganPennsylvania State University

0955

ER-2218: Novel Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment System for Energy Generation at Forward Operating Bases (SERDP)

Kathryn GuyU.S. Army ERDC CERL

1040

Break

1055

ER-2237: A Fully Integrated Membrane Bioreactor System for Wastewater Treatment in Remote Applications (SERDP)

Amy ChildressUniversity of Southern California

1140

ER-2239: Wastewater Treatment Using Microbial Fuel Cells with Peroxide Production (SERDP)

C├ęsar TorresArizona State University

1225

Lunch

1255

ETC and STC meet with Environmental Restoration Program Manager (Closed Door)

1355

ER-200933: Renewable Energy Production from DoD Installation Solid Wastes by Anaerobic Digestion (ESTCP)

Pat EvansCDM Smith

1440

ER-2126: Behavior of Perfluoroalkyl Chemicals in Contaminated Groundwater (SERDP)

Chris HigginsColorado School of Mines

1525

Break

1540

ETC and STC meet with Environmental Restoration Program Manager(Closed Door)

1625

Adjourn

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Time

Topic/Title

Speaker

0900

ER-1606: Development of Biomarkers for Assessing In Situ RDX Biodegradation Potential (SERDP)

Alison CupplesMichigan State University

0945

ER-2309: Development of Field Methodology to Rapidly Detect Dehalococcoides and Dehalobacter Spp. Genes On-Site (SERDP)

Alison CupplesMichigan State University

1030

Break

1045

ER-1740: Basic Research Addressing Contaminants in Low Permeability Zones (SERDP)

Tom SaleColorado State University

1130

ER-1742: Mechanisms and Permanence of Sequestered Pb and As in Soils: Impact on Human Bioavailability (SERDP)

Nick BastaThe Ohio State University

1215

Lunch

1245

ETC and STC meet with Environmental Restoration Program Manager(Closed Door)

1345

ER-2128: Characterization of the Fate and Biotransformation of Flurochemicals in AFFF-Contaminated Groundwater at Fire/Crash Testing Military Sites (SERDP)

Jennifer FieldOregon State University

1430

ER-2130: Assessing the Potential Consequences of Subsurface Bioremediation: Fe-oxide Bioreductive Processes and the Propensity for Contaminant-colloid Co-transport and Media Structural Breakdown (SERDP)

Phil JardineUniversity of Tennessee

1515

ETC and STC meet with Environmental Restoration Program Manager(Closed Door)

1600

Adjourn

 

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Time

Topic/Title

Speaker

0900

ER-1735: Fully In Silico Calibration of Empirical Predictive Models for Environmental Fate Properties of Novel Munitions Compounds (SERDP)

Paul TratnyekOregon Health & Science University

0945

ER-2223: Development of Environmental Health Criteria for Insensitive Munitions (IMX-101-104) (SERDP)

Mark JohnsonU.S. Army Institute of Public Health

1030

Break

1045

ER-201123: Generation of Biodegradation-Sorption Barriers for Munitions Constituents (ESTCP)

Bob BordenNorth Carolina State University

1130

ER-2131: Numerical Modeling of Post-Remediation Impacts of Anaerobic Bioremediation on Groundwater Quality (SERDP)

Bob BordenNorth Carolina State University

1215

Break

1230

ER-201121: Direct Push Optical Screening Tool for High Resolution, Real Time Mapping of Chlorinated Solvent DNAPL Architecture (ESTCP)

Murray EinarsonHaley & Aldrich

 1315

Lunch

1345

ETC and STC meet with Environmental Restoration Program Manager(Closed Door)

1445

Break

1500

ESTCP Environmental Restoration FY15 Preproposal Downselect

1700

Adjourn

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Time

Topic/Title

Speaker

0900

ER-2219: Characterization of Residues from the Detonation of Insensitive Munitions (SERDP)

Michael WalshUSA CRREL

0945

ER-2220: Dissolution of NTO, DNAN and Insensitive Munitions Formulations and Their Fates in Soils (SERDP)

Katerina DontsovaUniversity of Arizona

1030

Break

1045

ER-2221: Interaction of Microbial and Abiotic Processes in Soil Leading to the (Bio)conversion and Ultimate Attenuation of New Insensitive Munitions Compounds (SERDP)

Jim FieldUniversity of Arizona

1130

ER-2222: Combined Biological and Chemical Mechanisms for Degradation of Insensitive Munitions in the Presence of Alternative Explosives (SERDP)

Kevin FinneranClemson University

1215

Lunch

1245

ETC and STC meet with Environmental Restoration Program Manager(Closed Door)

1345

ER-2129: Secondary Impacts of In Situ Remediation on Groundwater Quality and Post-treatment Management Strategies (SERDP)

Kurt PennellTufts University

1430

ER-201212: Cost-Effective and High-Resolution Subsurface Characterization Using Hydraulic Tomography (ESTCP)

Bill MokGSI Environmental Inc.

1530

ER-201208: Validation of Stable Isotope Ratio Analysis to Document the Biodegradation and Natural Attenuation of RDX (ESTCP)

Paul HatzingerCB&I Federal Services

1615

ETC and STC meet with Environmental Restoration Program Manager(Closed Door)

1715

Adjourn

Friday, May 9, 2014

Time

Topic/Title

Speaker

0900

ER-2301: Developing and Field-Testing Genetic Catabolic Probes for Monitored Natural Attenuation of 1,4-Dioxane with a One-Year Timeframe (SERDP)

Pedro AlvarezRice University

0945

ER-2302: Facilitated Transport Enabled In Situ Chemical Oxidation of 1,4-Dioxane-Contaminated Groundwater (SERDP)

Kenneth CarrollNew Mexico State University

1030

Break

1045

ER-2305: Proof-of-Concept Study: Novel Microbially-Driven Fenton Reaction for In Situ Bioremediation of Groundwater Contaminated with 1,4-Dioxane, Tetrachloroethene (PCE) and Trichloroethene (TCE) (SERDP)

Thomas DiChristinaGeorgia Institute of Technology

1130

ER-201368: Demonstration and Validation of Enhanced Monitored Natural Recovery at DoD Sites (ESTCP)

Bart ChadwickSPAWAR

1215

Lunch

1245

ETC and STC meet with Environmental Restoration Program Manager(Closed Door)

1345

Adjourn