Continuing Education for Professionals


2nd Annual Environmental Professionals' Conference

Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel Birmingham, Alabama

April 4th 2018




  • Welcome and Introduction

    John Milledge, Esq.
    Senior Consultant, Geosyntec Consultants (Birmingham)

  • Vapor Mitigation: New Technologies and Trends

    Jordan Kleine, MPA
    Land Science (Atlanta, GA)

  • Data and More Data: How Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV’s) are Transforming the Work We Do and Opening Up New Ways of Serving Our Clients

    David Vance
    Geosyntec Consultants (Kennesaw, GA)

  • Break (15 Minutes)

  • Hot Topics in Federal and State Environmental Law

    T. Michael Brown, Esq.
    Bradley Arant Boult Cummings (Birmingham)

    William S. Cox, III, Esq.
    Lightfoot Franklin & White (Birmingham)

  • Pollution Prevention Challenge: Using Employee Incentive Programs to Reduce Waste and Raw Material Consumption

    Ward Pate
    McWane, Inc. (Birmingham)

  • How to Improve In Situ Chemical Oxidation in Source Areas

    Patrick Hicks, PhD PeroxyChem (Raleigh, NC)

  • LUNCH (provided at the Wynfrey at no extra charge)

  • Alabama Department of Environmental Management Regulatory Update

    Vernon H. “Chip” Crockett, P.E.
    Alabama Department of Environmental Management (Montgomery)

  • Update on Section 10 and Section 404 Regulations

    Cindy House-Pearson TTL, Inc. (Tuscaloosa, AL)

  • Hot Topics in Mold Investigation and Remediation

    Dana Tilton
    Bhate Environmental Associates (Birmingham)

  • Recent Advances in Environmental Site Risk Research

    Garrett Rosenbaum
    Environmental Risk Information Systems (Warner Robins, GA)

  • Break (15 Minutes)

  • Case Study: Design and Implementation of a Large-Scale Biostimulation and Bioaugmentation Remedy at a Superfund Site in West Palm Beach, FL

    Will Burke
    Geosyntec (Birmingham)

  • Improving Operational Efficiencies by Using Bladder Bags in Conjunction With Vacuum Boxes

    Kalyn Newman PacTec (Clinton, LA)

  • Overview of Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS): History, Sources, Exposure Pathways, Analytical Challenges, and Resources

    Nathan Eklund
    Pace Analytical Services (Minneapolis, MN)

  • Adjourn


This course will provide up to 6.75 hours of credit for Professional Engineers, Professional Geologists, and Qualified Credentialed Professionals. Certificates of Attendance will be available on the day of the program.

This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission of the Alabama State Bar for a maximum of 6.3 hours’ credit.


The Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel

1000 Riverchase Galleria,

Birmingham, AL 35244

2018 Conference Sponsors:

Highland Technical Services
Parrot Structural Services
PPM Consultants
Spectrum Environmental
Action Environmental
ATC Group Services
Geo Lab Drilling
Geosyntec Consultants
Nucor Steel Birmingham
Pace Analytical Services
Republic Services
Safeway Industrial Services
Terracon Consultants
Tradebe Environmental Services
Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure
Bhate Environmental Associates
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
Bullock Environmental
Kazmarek Mowrey Cloud Laseter
Matrix Environmental Services
Montrose Air Quality Services
PM Environmental
Schoel Engineering
TTL, Inc.
United Consulting
Cardno, Inc.
Environmental Risk Information Services
Regenesis/Land Science
Starnes Davis Florie
University of Montevallo Environmental Studies Program

Bios and Power Points

Registration Fees

Early registration through March 2 is $245. Late registration after March 2 is $275.

A discounted registration fee of $145 is available for employees of non- profit organizations, academic institutions, and governmental agencies.

A student registration fee of $75 is available for a limited number of full- time students.

Registration Form