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2018 WGWA ANNUAL STATE CONFERENCE

"Topics in Wisconsin Groundwater"
Friday February 9th, 2018
Country Inn and Suites, Brookfield, WI

The conference will feature a full day of presentations, break-out sessions, and poster presentations. Please use the paypal feature on the right hand side of the web page to register for the event. The tenative schedule for the conference is outlined below. If you still have interest in presenting or sponsoring the event, please reach out to Mike Ursin at mursin@ramaker.com. Hope to see you there!

 

                            2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

 

7:30 am

Sign-in and Registration

8:30 am

Welcome

Mike Ursin, P.G., WGWA President

8:45 am

Geology and Hydrogeology of a site in Ashland, WI

Bob Meller, P.G., Lead Environmental Scientist, and Heather Hallett, P.G., C.P.G., Project Hydrogeologist, Foth Infrastructure & Environment, LLC

9:15 am

Conflict Over Linked Surface-Groundwater Resources: Can We Find a Way Forward?

S. Andrew McGuire, PhD, Lecturer, Masters of Sustainable Peacebuilding Program,

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

9:45 am

"Do You Swear…?" - The Role of the Groundwater Scientist in Environmental Litigation

Thomas M. Johnson, P.G., C.H.G., Thomas Johnson Associates

10:15 am

Break, Poster Session, & Snacks

Free Product Removal of Impacted Groundwater Utilizing Enhanced Extraction Techniques

Larry Kinsman, Principal, ORIN Technologies, LLC

Baseline Sandstone Aquifer Geochemistry for Municipalities Near Industrial Sand Mines in Trempealeau County

Jay Zambito, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, University of Wisconsin Extension

Association of Women Geologists – Great Lakes Chapter

Kathryn N. Pauls, M.S., PhD Dissertator, Geosciences Department, UW-Milwaukee 

10:45 am

Effects of groundwater geochemistry on Radium in the Cambrian-Ordovician aquifer system

Madeleine Mathews, Graduate Research Assistant, Environmental Chemistry & Technology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

11:15 am

Oh Where, Oh Where is the Eau Claire? Identifying the Eau Claire Formation in Southcentral Wisconsin Using pXRF

Jay Zambito, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, University of Wisconsin Extension

11:45 am

Buffet-Style Lunch

12:45 pm

Keynote Address - Field Based Characterization of DNAPL Source Zone Evolution for a Sedimentary Rock Site in Southern Wisconsin

Jessica R. Meyer, PhD Research Associate, G360 Institute for Groundwater Research, Adjunct Professor, School of Environmental Sciences

2:00 pm

Understanding Groundwater on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest: Now and Into the Future 

Troy R. Thompson, Regional Hydrogeologist, Eastern Region, USDA Forest Service, Milwaukee, WI

2:30 pm

Break, Poster Session, & Snacks

Free Product Removal of Impacted Groundwater Utilizing Enhanced Extraction Techniques

Larry Kinsman, Principal, ORIN Technologies, LLC

Baseline Sandstone Aquifer Geochemistry for Municipalities Near Industrial Sand Mines in Trempealeau County

Jay Zambito, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, University of Wisconsin Extension

Association of Women Geologists – Great Lakes Chapter

Kathryn N. Pauls, M.S., PhD Dissertator, Geosciences Department, UW-Milwaukee

3:00 pm

Utilizing Bioavailable Absorbent Media (BAM) to Remediate a Variety of Contaminants in Soil & Groundwater

Larry Kinsman, Principal, ORIN Technologies, LLC

3:30 pm

PFAS Guidance Update, an Overview of NGWA's Groundwater and PFAS State of Knowledge and Practice

Jeff Ramey, Managing Chemist, OBG

4-6:00 pm

Social & Networking - Appetizers provided, cash bar


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Spot light recognition during the opening and closing statements
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Includes up to two professional registrations

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