Schedule of Events

Note: the agenda/schedule of events is currently quite fluid.  It will be updated with additional details as the event approaches.  Please check it periodically.

 

 

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

07:00 – 09:00pm | Welcome / Happy Hour Open Bar (all drinks are free) – Hibernian Pub (311 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh NC 27603)

Thursday, April 26, 2018

07:00 – 8:25am | Registration, Exhibitor Setup, Light Breakfast

08:25 – 8:30am | Intro & Housekeeping

Modern Technology

08:30 – 09:00am | Marshall Brain – Keynote

09:00 – 09:30am | Allan Blanchard – The Top 10 Mistakes Made by Environmental Consultants, and How New Technology can Prevent Those Mistakes

09:30 – 10:00am | Jason DaltonEnviMetric: A machine learning model for soil and groundwater remediation

10:00 – 10:15am | Q&A – Technology

10:15 – 10:25am | Break

Oceans

10:25 – 11:00am | Ruoying (Roy) He Virtual Marine Ecosystem: More Information, Better Solutions

11:00 – 11:35am | “Clammerhead” Cessna How to Restore and Build New Oyster and Salt Marsh Habitats Using Biodegradable Hardscapes

11:35 – 11:50am | Q&A – Oceans

Lunch

12:00 – 01:00pm | Lunch: A limited number of raw oysters on the half shell will be provided, courtesy of “Clammerhead” Cessna, but lunch is on your own.  Options abound for lunch places that are walking distance from the event.  Attendees are encouraged to explore nearby restaurants in small groups (meet, mingle, connect).

Lightning Talks

01:00 – 01:15pm | Exhibitors will have 2-3 min each to introduce themselves and their company

01:15 – 01:25pm | Christine Clifton – The Art of Influence

01:25 – 01:30pm | Short Break

Drones & Satellites

01:30 – 01:55pm | Everette “Rett” Newton – Drones in Marine Science: an Amazing Intersection of Science and Technology

01:55 – 02:20pm | Frank McInturff – Commercial Drone Use for Environmental Project Data Collection

02:20 – 02:45pm | Jonathan Fontanez Realtime Visualization and Analysis of Environmental Data Using Satellite Technology

02:45 – 03:00pm | Q&A – Drones

03:00 – 03:20pm | Break

Air & Land

03:20 – 03:45pm | Eben Thoma Early Detection and Mitigation of Stochastic Sources by EPAs Next Generation Emission Measurement (NGEM) Technology

03:45 – 04:10pm | Ted Dean – Subsurface Characterization of Environmental Sites Using Geophysical Methods Coupled with State of the Art Data Processing and Analysis

04:10 – 04:35pm | Alexis Wells Carpenter, PhD – Advanced Composites for In Situ Remediation of Groundwater and Surface Waters

04:35 – 05:00pm | Federico Arboleda Using Commodity Cameras to Extract Value from Geoscientific Images

05:00 – 05:15pm | Q&A – Air & Land

05:15 – 06:00pm | Closing Reception (free drinks in event space), Informal group get togethers and mingle at various locations afterward (plenty of bars to choose from)

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