URGENT Notice: PFAS Forum Date Change Due to Covid - Forum is now April 28-30, 2021
NOTE: Presentation Titles and Moderator Names have hyperlinks set to respective Speaker and Moderator Profiles.
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Registration Open
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Sponsor - Exhibit and Poster Board Set up
Costa Del Sol Ballroom and Prefunction Area
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Reception - La Fuente Courtyard
7:00 am – 6:00 pm Registration Open
7:00 am - 7:30 am Sponsor - Exhibit and Poster Board Set up
7:30 am – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 10:00 am Opening Session
Welcome: Gene Jones, Executive Director, Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc. (SWIX)
Moderator: Howard Nelson, Esq., Partner, Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod, LLP
Eric Sager, P.G., Principal Geologist, Geosyntec Consultants
Megan Garcia, Project Scientist | Environment, AECOM
Dr. Tim Townsend, P.E., Jones Edmunds Professor of Environmental Engineering, University of Florida
Paul Ruehl, US Environmental Remediation Coordinator, LafargeHolcim (USA) Ltd.
10:00 am - 10:30 am Break
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PFAS Chemistry and Toxicology
Dr. Ziqi (Zeke) He, P.E., Senior Engineer, HSW Engineering, Inc.
Dr. Ronald Kotun, Senior Toxicologist, Tetra Tech
Dr. Stephen Zemba, P.E., Project Director, Sanborn Head & Associates
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch (Provided)
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm PFAS Regulatory Issues
Moderator: Michael R. Goldstein, Esq.. Managing Shareholder, The Goldstein Environmental Law Firm, P.A.
Teresa Booeshaghi, Assistant Director, Division of Waste Management, Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Jorge Caspary, P.G., Principal, Cameron Cole
John Konkus, Senior Manager Strategic Development + Government Affairs, AECOM
Rick Shoyer, LSRP, Senior Project Consultant, Montrose Environmental
Brad Tompa, P.G., Environmental Consultant, Kimley-Horn
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Refreshment Break
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm PFAS Legal Issues
Moderator: Frank Hearne, Esq., Shareholder, Mechanik Nuccio Hearne & Wester, P. A.
Howard Nelson, Esq., Partner, Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod, LLP
Robyn D. Neely, Esq., Partner, Akerman, LLP
Ron Noble, Esq., Shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Michael R. Goldstein, Esq., Managing Shareholder, The Goldstein Environmental Law Firm, P.A
Laurel Lockett, Esq., Shareholder, Carlton Fields
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Reception
Costa Del Sol Ballroom Prefunction Area and
La Fuente Courtyard
7:15 am – 3:30 pm Registration Open
7:15 am – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 10:00 am PFAS Investigation
Nicholas Albergo, P.E., Senior Consultant, GHD Group
Taryn McKnight, Project Manager, Eurofins TestAmerica, Inc.
Dr. Dylan Eberle, Scientist, Geosyntec Consultants
Lucas Barroso-Giachetti, P.E., CHMM, Senior Environmental Engineer, Terracon
Fabio Fortes, Environmental Engineer and Nick Barnes, P.E., Environmental Engineer, HSW Engineering, Inc.
10:00 am – 10:30 am Refreshment Break
10:30 am – 12:30 pm PFAS Remediation
Moderator: Gary Rose, PFAS Program Manager, Sevenson Environmental Services, Inc.
Stephen Rosansky, P.E., Senior Research Scientist, Battelle
Dale Wynkoop, Global Director of Sales and Applications, ECT2
Chad Northington, P.E., Southeast District Manager, REGENESIS
AnnieLu DeWitt, Business Development Manager Remediation Services, Clean Harbors, Inc.
Caitlin Berretta, Business Development Manager - Environmental Solutions, Evoqua Water Technologies, LLC
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch (On Your Own)
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm PFAS Forum Closing General Session
Dr. John L. Malanchuk, Eisenstein Malanchuk LLP
Robert Bogert, P.E., Engineering and Environmental Solutions Service Line Manager, MSE Group, LLC
Anthony Hoffman, P.E., Southeast Area Manager and Lori Kappen, Senior Project Engineer, Gannett Fleming, Inc.
Barry Zvibleman, Vice President System Design Hydogeologist Water Resource Engineer, Onion Equipment
Robert Martin, Technical Manager, Clean Earth, Inc.
3:30 pm Adjourn