3rd SouthEastern States Vapor Intrusion Symposium (SESVIS 3)


3rd SouthEastern States Vapor Intrusion Symposium (SESVIS 3)

Co-Sponsored by

Georgia Tank & Equipment Contractors Association

American Institute of Professional Geologists

Note:  The special that was offered for a free extra attendee if you had ordered an exhibit space has expired.  Also, the offer was only available to employees to the same company as the exhibitor.


Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 8:00 AM EST
Friday, February 9, 2018 at 4:30 PM EST

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Crowne Plaza - Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia 
4355 Ashford Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30346

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Bill Greer 
Georgia Tank & Equipment Contractors Association (GTEC) 


Vapor Intrusion Agenda

South Eastern States Vapor Intrusion Symposium

Agenda - Day 1 

7:00-8:15 Check-in; Coffee and Pastries Available

8:15-8:30 Welcome & Introductions- Bill Greer, GTEC Executive Director; Jim Fineis, Atlas Geo-Sampling Co., Moderator


8:30-9:15 Vapor Intrusion Risk Pathway Issues: Real News or Fake News -  Blayne Hartman, Hartman GeoSciences


9:15-10:00 The New J & E Model and Region 4 Vapor Intrusion Practice - Ben Bentkowski, Region 4 EPA


10:00-10:30 Break - Visit Vendor Exhibits and Get Your Vendor Card Initialed to Be Eligible for Door Prizes

10:30-11:15 Vapor Intrusion: A Georgia Regulatory Perspective Update - David Hayes, Georgia Department of Environmental Protection 

11:15-12:00 Horizontal Wells for Sub Slab Vapor Intrusion Mitigation and Soil Remediation - Kyle Carlton, Directional Drilling


12:00-1:00 Lunch (included), Also Visit Vendor Exhibits

1:00-1:45 QA/QC for Active Soil Gas Sampling - Suzie Nawikas, H & P Mobile Geochemistry

1:45-2:30 Measuring Time-Weighted Indoor Air Concentrations to Provide a More Accurate Risk Assessment - Harry Oneill, Beacon Environmental Services, Inc

2:30-3:15 Tier 1 Vapor Migration Screening for Property Transactions Using ASTM E2600-15-Todd Elmore, EDR

3:15-3:45 Break -  Please visit the Vendor Exhibits and get your Vendor Card initialed to be eligible for door prizes

3:45-4:30 Solving a Complex Vapor Intrusion Issue Using Passive Vapor Samplers - Jim Fineis, Total Vapor Solutions

4:30-5:15 Pilot Testing  -  The Key to Vapor Intrusion Mitigation Success  - Tony McDonald, A to Z

5:15-5:30 Day 1 Closing Remarks

5:30-6:30 Special Reception in the Exhibit Area

Agenda - Day 2 

7:30-8:00 Check-in; Coffee and Pastries Available

8:00-8:45 The Vapor Intrusion Pathway Impact in the Georgia Risk-Based Corrective Action Process and Implications for Georgia Petroleum Release Sites - Steven Wilson, Georgia Department of Environmental Protection

8:45-9:30 A Review of Current TCE Short-Term Indoor Air Standards - Laura Trozzolo, TRC Solutions

9:30-10:00 Break - Please visit the Vendor Exhibits and get your Vendor Card initialed to be eligible for door prizes

10:00-10:45 Recent Legal Developments Regarding TCE Exposure Liability and "Risk-Based" Closures - Charlie Denton, Barnes and Thornburg LLP

10:45-11:30 Expediting Vapor Intrusion Assessments Using High Resolution Continuous Monitoring -  Blayne Hartman, Hartman GeoSciences

11:30-12:15 The Benefits of Integrating Dynamic Controls When Mitigating Large Buildings Constructed Over Low Permeable Soils -  Tom Hatton, Clean Vapors

12:15-1:15 Lunch (included)

1:15- 2:00 Post-Mitigation System Installation - What Challenges Do You Now Face?  John Spinrad, Arnold Golden Gregory LLP

2:00-2:45 Vapor Intrusion Case Study: Implementation of a Novel Screening Criteria Approach - Ryan Jones, Brown & Caldwell 

2:45-3:30 Sub-Slab Vapor Samples, How Many Samples Are Enough? A Regulatory Overview From Across the Country - Jim Fineis, Total Vapor Solutions

3:30- 3:45 Closing Remarks and Door Prize Drawing


3:45 Symposium Adjourns