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Québec City Convention Centre, Québec City (Québec) 
1000, René-Lévesque boulevard Est, Québec City (Québec)
June 8-10, 2020


Monday, June 8, 2020
(Professional Development Training Day)

7:30 am – 8:30 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Full Day Professional Development Training Session

  • Communicating the Particulars of PFAS: Precedents, Pitfalls, Perils, and Pearls (of Wisdom)

8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Morning Professional Development Training Sessions

  • Introduction to Program Management (FRENCH)
  • Indigenous Perspectives
  • Greening of Federal Contaminated Sites Management
  • FCSAP Program: Impact Assessment, Species at Risk and Fisheries Acts (FRENCH)
  • Developing Remedial Objectives for Complex Sites

10:30 am – 10:50 am
Refreshment Break

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch Break

1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Afternoon Professional Development Training Sessions

  • Panel Discussion on Project (and Program Management): Perspectives of Lessons Learned from Scale Issues on Project and Program Management Across the Federal Community
  • Indigenous Engagement, Training and Employment in Green Economy (FRENCH)
  • Greening of Federal Contaminated Sites Management (FRENCH)
  • FCSAP Program: Vapour Intrusion Guidance, DMF Updates, Integrated Service Delivery
  • Developing Remedial Approaches for Complex Sites

2:30 pm – 2:50 pm
Refreshment Break

4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Welcome Reception in the Trade Show Area

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

7:30 am – 8:30 am
Registration

7:30 am – 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
Presented by: Saskatchewan Research Council .      SRC SKGov H 2col

8:30 am – 8:45 am
Welcoming Remarks

  • Clayton Truax, Workshop Chair 
  • Cynthia Tremblay, Technical Co-Chair
  • Sonia Powell, President, Real Property Institute of Canada

8:45 am – 9:00 am
Opening Address

Diane Orange, President, Real Property Institute of Canada

9:00 am – 10:00 am
Opening Keynote

  • TBC

10:00 am – 10:30 am
Health Break in Tradeshow/Poster Area

10:10 am – 10:20 am
FED Talk 

  • NWT Devolution: A Northern Contaminated Sites Perspective

10:30 am – 11:00 am
Concurrent Oral Presentations

  • Awareness on Differences Between Federal and Provincial Approaches to Risk Assessment (FRENCH)
  • Indigenous Participation and Engagement in Federal Contracts: Doman Wood Waste Remediation Jodee Dick1, Melissa Tokarek1, Ervin Selak2, Rachelle Ormond2
  • Canadian Federal Contaminated Site Clean-up
  • Porewater Sampling – Innovative Sampling Techniques for Organic and Inorganic
  • How Many Samples and When to Sample? Using New Methods and Technologies to Improve the Understanding of Our Sites
  • Contaminant Containment and Remediation Techniques to Permafrost Sites
  • PFAS: Prevalent Sources, Differentiation, and Regulation

11:00 am – 11:30 am
Concurrent Oral Presentations

  • Achieving Site Closure Using the Ecological Risk Assessment Weight of Evidence Approach
  • Implementing New Procurement Practices for the Operation of Three Soil Treatment Facilities Along the Alaska Highway from Northern BC to the Yukon
  • Overview of Treasury Board Policy Requirements Related to the Management of Federal Contaminated Sites (FRENCH) 
  • TBC
  • A Sustainable Approach to Remote, Long-Term Air Quality Monitoring in the Traditional Lands of an Alberta First Nation
  • Deep Freeze – Accounting for Potential Climate Changes in the Freeze
  • Treatment of PFAS: Current Approaches and Developing Alternatives

11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Concurrent Oral Presentations

  • Use of Risk Assessment to Manage Historical Contamination Along the Former Alaska Highway
  • TBC
  • Overview of the Treasury Board’s new Directive on Government Contracts, Including Real Property Leases, in the Nunavut Settlement Area (FRENCH)
  • A Comparative Field Study of Real-Time Soil Screening Techniques for Precision Excavation of a Petroleum Hydrocarbon Site
  • Protecting the Public from Air Quality Concerns during the Remediation of Middle Harbour, Victoria
  • Faro Mine Remediation Project: Achieving Mine Closure on One of Canada's Largest Contaminated Sites
  • PFAS, Our First Contaminant in the Age of Social Media – Pros and Cons (FRENCH)

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Dessert Break in Tradeshow/Poster Area

1:10 pm – 1:20 pm
FED Talk 

  • Comparison of Aerial Drone Imagery and Visual Inspection for Dew Line Landfill Condition Surveys, Nunavut

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Concurrent Oral Presentations

  • 30 Years of Contaminated Sites Risk Assessment – Looking Backward, Looking Forward
  • Maximizing Community Benefits and Sustainability through Integrated Project Delivery – Bearskin Lake First Nation Remediation Case Study
  • Setting Priorities – An Approach to Manage Lower Priority Sites
  • ITRC Guidance Document: Optimizing Injection Strategies and In Situ Remediation Performance
  • How Can We Align the Life Cycle of Contaminated Site Projects with Zero Waste Strategies?
  • A Collaborative Approach to Addressing Mercury Impacts on the English-Wabigoon Rivers System
  • TBC

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Concurrent Oral Presentations

  • Species-Specific Metals Concentrations in Clams – A Tale of Two Harbours
  • The Development of Effective First Nations, Public and Internal Stakeholder Engagement Tools in Esquimalt Harbour Projects
  • Design Thinking Approach and the Digital Delivery Model for Program Management
  • Advances in Micron-Scale Colloidal Reagent Performance and Delivery for In-Situ Groundwater Remediation
  • Optimizing Soil Reuse in Brownfield Redevelopment: Sustainable Approach and Lessons Learned
  • Integration of Local Knowledge is a Key for the Remediation Success of Legacy Uranium Mine Sites
  • Development of Drinking Water Guidelines for PFOS and PFOA and Screening Values for PFAS in Canadian Drinking Water (FRENCH)

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Concurrent Oral Presentations

  • Key Considerations in the Human Health Risk Assessment of Methylmercury in Seafood
  • Socio-economics and Indigenous Engagement at Y Jetty and Lang Cove Sediment Remediation Project, Esquimalt, BC
  • Effective Management of Complex Large-scale Federal Contaminated Sites: A Holistic Approach to Mitigate the Challenges of Managing in Silos
  • Remediating F2 Impacts in Soil Via Hydrogen Peroxide Injections
  • Sustainably Solving Tarnished Lands with Site-Specific Target Levels
  • Stakeholder Interests, Northern Logistics and Remedial Objectives: Finding Balance on the Canol Trail
  • Federal guidelines for PFAS: Where Did They Come From and Where are They Going? (FRENCH)

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Health Break in Tradeshow and Poster Area

3:10 pm – 3:30 pm
FED Talk 

  • Academic Research at Federal Contaminated Sites: Opportunities, Challenges and Lessons Learned

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Concurrent Oral Presentations

  • Thinking Outside the Clam – Sampling Chiton and Sea Urchin
  • Building Community Support for Data-Driven Contaminated Site Remediation: A Case Study
  • The Mine-field of Managing Uncertainty – Lessons Learned from the Niagara on the Lake Rifle Range Remediation and Decommissioning Project
  • In-Situ Smouldering Combustion: Meeting Remedial Goals in Complex Environments
  • TBC
  • A Dynamic and Data-Driven Approach to PFAS Investigations – Achieving More with Less
  • TBC

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Concurrent Oral Presentations

  • Compilation and Evaluation of Fish-Specific Toxicity Reference Values for FCSAP
  • Innovative Community Engagement for the Quantitative Risk Assessment of the Giant Mine Reclamation and Closure Plan
  • Lessons Learned from Soil Remediation Projects at 5 Wing Goose Bay
  • Considering the Role of Natural LNAPL Biodegradation in the Management of Federal Contaminated Sites
  • TBC
  • PFAS and Contaminated Sediments: The Next Frontier?
  • TBC

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Concurrent Oral Presentations

  • Twenty Years of Risk Assessments at Light Stations in Newfoundland and Labrador – A FCSAP Success Story
  • How the Giant Mine Remediation Project is Working Towards Reconciliation Through Socio-Economic Opportunities
  • 3-D Printing for Conceptual Site Models – A Tool for Stakeholder and Regulatory Communications and Community Engagement
  • Advances in Anaerobic Benzene Bioremediation: Microbes, Mechanisms and Biotechnologies
  • Beneficial Use of Processed Contaminated Sediments for Coastal Resiliency: The Sustainability Advantage
  • Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in Biosolids: Do We Need to Care?
  • TBC

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Reception 

6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Awards and Recognition Evening 

Presented by:  Sanexen Environmental Services   Sanexen Environmental Services Inc.


Wednesday, June 10, 2020

7:30 am – 8:30 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:15 am – 8:30 am
Welcoming Remarks

  • Clayton Truax, Workshop Chair 
  • Cynthia Tremblay, Technical Co-Chair

8:30 am – 9:00 am
Concurrent Oral Presentations

  • What’s in a Guideline? A Look Back at the History of Risk-Based Guidelines in Canada
  • FOX-D: Remediation to Reconciliation
  • Implementation of Sediment Remediation in a Working Harbour - Lessons Learned in Esquimalt Harbour
  • How to Use R&D to Evaluate the Efficacy of Innovative Technologies: Case study of Phytoremediation of Contamination in Fractured Bedrock
  • Successful Foam Transition to Fluorine Free
  • Challenges Associated with an Abandoned Weather Station Remediation, Ft. Reliance, NT
  • How Big is my Hotspot? Lessons from Geostatistical Analysis of PFAS in Soils from AFFF Use

9:00 am – 9:30 am
Concurrent Oral Presentations

  • Moving Beyond Upper Confidence Limits in Risk Assessment
  • Indigenous Engagement in Northern Construction Projects
  • Design and Construction of Engineered Sediment Caps Using Activated Carbon Amendments for the Y Jetty/Lang Cove Remediation Project
  • Using Phytotechnologies to Remediate Brownfields and Other Salt-Contaminated Sites
  • Evaluation of PFAS and Fluorine -free Alternatives in Fighting Fires
  • In-Situ Remediation of Hydrocarbon Impacted Soil and Groundwater in Permafrost Terrain at a Remote Site in the Northwest Territories
  • Partitioning and Storage Per-and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances Considering Precursors and Supramolecular Assemblies in Unsaturated and Saturated Zones of Fire Training Areas

9:30 am – 10:00 am
Concurrent Oral Presentations

  • Tiered Approach for Human Health Risk Assessment: Case Study for Two Remote Sites
  • Successful Local and Indigenous Engagement to Complete a Northern Remediation Program
  • A/B Jetty Sediment Contamination Resuspension due to Rock Blasting: Modeling and Reality
  • Agricultural-enhanced and nature-based remediation techniques for site remediation
  • A Tiered Approach to Characterize Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) Containing Per- and Poly-fluoroalkyl Substances for Product Management
  • Revegetation of Legacy Mine Sites with Native Plant Species: from Research to Planning, Northern Saskatchewan Case Study
  • Consequences of PFAS for Sediment Management

10:00 am – 10:30 am
Health Break in Tradeshow/Poster Area

10:10 – 10:20
FED Talk 

  • TBC

10:30 am – 11:00 am
Concurrent Oral Presentations

  • Quantitative Risk Assessment and its Applicability to Mine Closure and Long Term Care
  • The use of a human health risk assessment of the country foods pathway for evaluation of socioeconomic impacts to Indigenous communities
  • The Randle Reef Sediment Remediation Project: Stage 2 Dredging Status Update
  • Development and Implementation of PFAS Remediation Technologies
  • TBC (FRENCH)
  • Collaborating and Adapting - Remote Northern Remediation Sites: Managing Remediation Projects from Engagement to Engineering. Bullmoose-Ruth Remediation Project, NWT
  • TBC

11:00 am – 11:30 am
Concurrent Oral Presentations

  • Solutions for Protecting Aquatics and Drinking Water Near Giant
  • Remediation of Wetland Used by First Nation for Hunting, Fishing, and Plant Harvesting
  • Waterfront Toronto – Risk Management Measures for a New River Valley
  • TBC (FRENCH)
  • Pan Canadian Survey Risk Based Closure of Low Vulnerability Contaminated Sites
  • Northern Exposure - Thermal Remediation of the Infamous Marwell Tar Pit - Whitehorse, Yukon Territory
  • Alternative Methodologies for Assessing PFAS Soil Leaching

11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Concurrent Oral Presentations

  • DNAPL in Fractured Bedrock: An Approach to Build a Complex Conceptual Site Model Supporting the Development of a Remedial Options Analysis and Remedial Action Plan/Risk Management Measures Tailored to HHRA Findings
  • Indigenous Consultation and Process Inclusion, Reserve-Wide Site Assessment, Risk Assessment and Remediation of Two Remote Indigenous Communities in Coastal British Columbia
  • From Pilot to Full-Scale Flight – The Freshwater Oil Spill Remediation Study (FOReSt): 2018 Pilot Scale Study to 2019 Full-Scale at the Experimental Lakes Area
  • Results from Six Insitu Pilot-Scale Tests for the Treatment of PFAS-Impacted Groundwater
  • TBC (FRENCH)
  • Phytoremediation of Contaminated Soil in a Remote Northern Location – A Cost Effective and Predictive Remediation Strategy
  • Air Emissions Testing for PFAS. Methods, Procedures and Challenges

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Dessert Break in Tradeshow and Poster Area

1:10 – 1:20
FED Talk 

  • Benefits of Combining In Situ Chemical Oxidation with In Situ Stabilization: Synergies and Solutions for Complex Sites (FRENCH)

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Concurrent Oral Presentations

  • How to navigate jurisdictional differences in risk assessment guidance and how these differences can have significant implications on risk conclusions – a case study using a detailed human health risk assessment at a former military airport
  • Complex Multi-Stakeholder Remediation in a Near Shore Environment Adjacent a working Harbour in Downtown Victoria BC (Middle Harbour Fill Site)
  • Application of Beneficial Reuse Concepts in Contaminated Sediment Remediation Projects – A Win for All?
  • Electrochemical Oxidation of PFAS – Moving from Bench to the Field
  • TBC (FRENCH)
  • Sea Level Rise Guidance and Waste Management Closure
  • Strategies to Managing Risks in Real Time in the Absence of Standards: Case Study of a PFAS Release to a Riverine Environment

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Concurrent Oral Presentations

  • Recent Developments in Soil, Dust and Sediment Ingestion Rates for Consideration in HHRA
  • Lucy Islands Case Study - Collaborative Approach to Human Health and Ecological Risk Evaluation at a former Remote Light Station
  • Mine Tailings Mineralogy, Hydrologic and Redox Conditions Contributing to Metal Leachability on an Intertidal Beach, Toquaht Bay Campground, Barclay Sound, BC
  • Colloidal Activated Carbon for in situ Remediation of PFAS: A Review of Multiple Case Studies
  • TBC (FRENCH)
  • Tools and Methods for Sustainable Management of Petroleum Hydrocarbon Sites in a Changing Climate
  • TBC

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Concurrent Oral Presentations

  • An Innovative Risk Assessment Approach to Derivation of Site-Specific Toxicity Reference Concentrations for Petroleum Hydrocarbon Vapour Mixtures in Indoor Air
  • What’s your Yardstick?: How to measure success of the Giant Mine Remediation
  • Advantages of Passive Sampling as a Decision-Making Tool
  • Developing a Roadmap to determine Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances-Microbial Population Interactions
  • Using social justice as a lens for brownfield redevelopment in marginalized communities
  • TBC (FRENCH)
  • Managing the Risks of per and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at Airports - Lessons Learned from North America and Australia (FRENCH)

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Health Break in Tradeshow/Poster Area

3:10 pm – 3:20 pm
FED Talk

  • Critical Review of PFAS Fate and Transport: Finding Paths Through the Fog of Uncertainty

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Concurrent Oral Presentations

  • Assessment of Plant Uptake, Transport and Leaching Models and their Suitability for PFAS
  • Managing Environmental Liabilities: Legal Updates
  • Lead, NaCl, Fish, Seals, Orcas, Kelp and Other Choice Four Letter Words – Integration of Environmental Compliance Measures into Marine Remediation and Construction Projects
  • Clinton Creek Asbestos Mine Worker Exposure Assessment and Safety Program
  • Perpetual Care Planning for the Giant Mine Remediation Project
  • Flood protection and climate adaptation in the great lakes basin:  global lessons learned
  • PFAS Contaminated Soil and Groundwater Management at an Active Airforce Base, Comox, BC

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Concurrent Oral Presentations

  • Generation of Bioaccumulation Factors for PFAS in Aquatic Ecosystems
  • Tackling Regulatory, Technical and Emerging Contaminant Challenges in Drinking Water Source Protection within the Federal Family
  • Innovative Treatment of Wood Waste Sediments Using Reactive Amendments and DGT Passive Porewater Sulphide Testing Techniques
  • Environment, Health and Safety Auditing in the North - Protecting the Environment and Promoting Health and Safety through Continual Improvement
  • Long-Term Monitoring Plan Development and Adaptive Management at Remote Northern Sites
  • Helping Canadians access and understand climate data and information to reduce the risks from climate change (FRENCH)
  • CFB Comox FFTA, PFAS Detailed Site Investigation - Lessons Learned

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Concurrent Oral Presentations

  • PFAS Accumulation in the Aquatic Environment Downstream of a Fire-fighting Training Area and Determination of the Risk to Human Health from Fish Consumption
  • TBC (FRENCH)
  • Management of Suspected Unexploded Ordnance in Sediment Remediation
  • Meeting the Challenge: SRC’s Approach for Crown Pillar Remediation at Remote Legacy Mines
  • Fleet Maintenance Facility Cape Breton - Site Assessment to Site Closure
  • Climate Change and the Assessment and Management of Federal Contaminated Sites - a Newfoundland Perspective
  • Challenges of Remedial Planning for PFAS at an Active Military Base

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