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CDM Smith at WEFTEC 2020

September 2, 2020
We are thrilled to showcase so many of our water stars at this year’s virtual conference, WEFTEC Connect. Learn more about the experts you’ll want to connect with to get the most out of your conference experience. Please note that while WEF assigned the dates and times to the sessions listed below, most of them are recorded and will be available on demand.

Monday, October 5

1:50 – 2:10 pm – A Digital Twin is More Than Hype: How Hartford MDC is Putting It to Use for Resilient Capital Improve­ments Planning, presented by Jason Waterbury and Scott Craig

1:50 – 2:10 pm – The Water-Energy-Food Nexus Begins at ‘Home’, presented by Jane Madden

1:50 – 2:10 pm – Wastewater Surveil­lance for COVID-19 Disease in Detroit, presented by Anna Mehrotra

1:50 – 2:10 pm – How Much Nitrogen is Too Much? presented by Mary Anne Taylor

Tuesday, October 6

8:30 – 8:50 am – Integrated Planning: Balancing What You Are Required To Do With What You Must Do, presented by Joseph Laliberte

8:50 – 9:10 am – When Standard SSES Inves­ti­ga­tions Are Not Enough: The Use of Creative SSES Inves­ti­ga­tion Techniques and Innovative Analysis to Identify Pockets of Extraneous Flow, presented by David Burnett

9:10 – 9:30 am – Enhancing Regional Collection System Resilience through Collection System Mortality Projections, presented by John Aldrich and Bryan Cully

9:30 – 9:50 am – Model Selection, presented by Richard Wagner

10:30 – 10:50 am – Semi-Automating Green Stormwater Infra­struc­ture Monitoring Data Processing in the R Programming Language, presented by Katie Swanson

1:50 – 2:10 pm – Emerging Cont­a­m­i­nants in a Circular Economy: How Biosolids Programs May Be Disrupted by PFAS, presented by Eric Spargimino

3:30 – 4:30 pm – PFAS: Where Science and Policy Intersect, ‘Ask the Experts’ discussion, with Eric Spargimino

3:50 – 4:10 pm – The Cost of Non-Potable Industrial Reuse: Three Case Studies, presented by Anna Mehrotra

3:50 – 4:10 pm – Pre-Treatment of High Strength PFAS-Cont­a­m­i­nated Water to Increase Treatment Efficiency and Reduce Costs, presented by Kent Sorenson

4:00 – 5:00 pm, Session 6h – Planning Approaches to Sustainable and Resiliency Infra­struc­ture for Small Communities: One Chance for Success! panelist Virginia Roach

Wednesday, October 7

8:50 – 9:10 am – Building Resilience in Virginia Beach Neigh­bor­hoods Vulnerable to Flooding and Sea Level Rise, presented by Michael Morgan

9:30 – 9:50 am – The Evolution of a Stormwater Control Project: Protecting Downtown New Haven Against the Rising Flood, presented by Dawn Henning and Virginia Roach

10:50 – 11:10 am – Impact of Shock Organic Loading Rates on Fouling and Clogging Frequency of Membrane Bioreactors, presented by Sirwan Alimoradi

11:00 – 12:30 pm, Session 7b – Knowledge Development Forum: Utility Leadership Oppor­tu­ni­ties and Lessons Learned from COVID-19 Experiences, round table co-leader Theresa Jurotich

1:20 – 1:40 pm – To Inspect or Not to Inspect: Which Pipeline is First? presented by James Carolan

1:20 – 1:40 pm – A Practical Approach to Making Global Climate Model Precip­i­ta­tion Projections Useful for Urban Stormwater Appli­ca­tions, presented by Mark Maimone

*CDM Smith presenters in italics.

Anna Mehrotra Anna Mehrotra
Wastewater-based epidemiology can provide insights into the collective health of residential communities at the facility scale.
Anna Mehrotra Discipline Leader – Process Modeling and Industrial Treatment
Water utility control center Water utility control center
Learn more about PipeCAST
Explore how PipeCAST can help you respond to the changing climate and integrate utility operations in a post-COVID world.
Kent Sorenson Kent Sorenson
We're committed to staying in front of PFAS regulations, working with clients to develop effective and efficient solutions.
Careers Covid-19 Messaging Careers Covid-19 Messaging
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