8:15 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. Welcome and format
8:35 a.m. PFAS: How We Got to Where We Are — Taryn McKnight, Test America Inc.
9:30 a.m. Case Study 1 introduction and overview: Tank Farm
9:35 a.m. Case Study 1 work session
10:00 a.m. Break
10:20 a.m. Group reports
10:50 a.m. Case Study 2 introduction and overview: Fire Academy
10:55 a.m. Case Study 2 work session
11:25 a.m. Group reports
11:45 a.m. Lunch (on your own)
12:45 p.m. Discussion Topic: Crafting Treatment Plans in the Absence of Uniform MCLs — How Do You Proceed?
1:25 p.m. Case Study 3 introduction and overview: Assessment — When and Where Do You Stop?
1:30 p.m. Case Study 3 work session
2:05 p.m. Group reports
2:35 p.m. Discussion Topic: Mitigating Damage to Remediation Sites by Natural Disasters — David Lipson, Ph.D.
3:05 p.m. Break
3:25 p.m. Communicating Risk — Stakeholders, Clients, and Government Regulators (presentation based on case studies)
4:00 p.m. Open discussion —
- How do you quantify cost benefit in the context of regulation in your remediations plans?
- Closure or postclosure remediation site status — how does PFAS being designated emerging contaminants impact?
- Containment or remediation — which is a better option when data gaps exist?
4:15 p.m. Wrap-up
4:20 p.m. Workshop adjourns
• NGWA members — $395
• Nonmembers — $545
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Full-time students can save 10% by using code STU-139Dec19.
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Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
3000 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
Accommodations: NGWA’s accommodations room block at the hotel referenced above, the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, has sold out, and we have been informed the hotel is fully booked. You may want to try these nearby hotels found via hotels.com for availability — Fairfield Inn & Suites, rate listed is $177.00 per night, distance 0.9 miles from the Las Vegas Convention Center, the workshop venue; La Quinta, $79.00 daily rate, 1 mile from LVCC; The Rita Suites, $64.00 daily rate, 0.5 miles from LVCC; or Sahara Resort, $124.00 daily rate, 0.48 miles from LVCC. (Information available as of November 8, 2019.)