"Environment" research area

Reverse Pitch Event with Geosyntec Consultants

Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Geosyntec ConsultantsMnDRIVE Environment and Geosyntec Consultants are excited to announce a joint “reverse pitch event” on March 23, 2022 from 10 AM to noon. This virtual Zoom event is open for all University of Minnesota faculty, research staff, and students together with Geosyntec employees and and invited guests.

Registration for the event is required, so please confirm your participation by clicking on the Register Now button below. Once you complete the form you will be added to the calendar invite, which includes the full agenda and the Zoom link.

Agenda:
10:00 - Welcome from Jeff Standish (MnDRIVE) & Todd DeJournett (Geosyntec Consultants)

10:10 – Session A Pitches (5 min each) … pitch profiles on page 2

    • Addressing PFAS in Low-Permeability Aquifer Materials
    • Aquatic Sediments, the Clean Water Act, and the Groundwater/Surface Water Interface
    • Sequestration of Coal Combustion Residual Metals Using In Situ Precipitation of Magnetite
    • Microbially-Induced Calcite Precipitation for Limiting Sulfate Release from Mining Waste Rock 

10:30 - Session A Breakout Discussion Groups

    • Each breakout will be led by the “pitch presenter” and a faculty member

10:55 - Session B Pitches (5 min each) … pitch profiles on page 2

    • Optimizing Greensand Filtration for Removal of Heavy Metals from Mine-Influenced Waters
    • Improving Minnesota’s Urban Water Quality and Addressing Climate Change with Biochar
    • Data Mining to Identify Contaminant Load Parameters in Roadway Runoff
    • Effects of Climate Change on Industrial Water Use and Management

11:15 - Session B Breakout Discussion Groups

    • Each breakout will be led by the “pitch presenter” and a faculty member

11:40 – Report out / final comments by Pitch Presenters

11:50 - Wrap Up & Next Steps

 

 

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