December 2 - 4, 2008      * * *      Washington D.C.


Mark your calendars for next year's Symposium & Workshop scheduled for December 1-3, 2009 in Washington, D.C. The event will again be held at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel.

The Call for Poster Abstracts will be available in late May, 2009, with the due date for all poster abstracts no later than July 31, 2009.

Symposium Registration will open in July. As information about this event becomes available, it will be posted on this site.

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Technical Session Presentations Now Available!

This year’s Symposium & Workshop was expanded to a full three-day format that offered a more comprehensive technical program featuring 13 technical sessions and five short courses. Technical sessions highlighted research and innovative technologies that assist the Department of Defense (DoD) in addressing increasingly complex environmental and mission sustainability challenges.
The following list shows when each technical session occurred. Click the session number to view a description of each session and a detailed agenda with speaker presentations and abstracts.
TUESDAY AFTERNOON (1:45–5:00 p.m.):
Session 1A – Military Munitions in the Underwater Environment
Session 1B – Monitoring and Mitigation of Vapor Intrusion from Contaminated Groundwater
Session 1C – Alternative Fuels for DoD Weapons Systems
Session 1D – Net Zero Installations: Energy and Beyond
WEDNESDAY MORNING (8:30–11:45 a.m.):
Session 2A – Marine Mammals and Military Operations
Session 2B – Recent Advances in Characterization and Remediation of DNAPL Source Zones
Session 2C – Replacement of Hexavalent Chromium in DoD Manufacturing and Maintenance Activities, Part I: Hard Chrome Plating and Surface Treatments
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON (1:45–5:00 p.m.):
Session 3A – Munitions Response: Taking Technology to the Field
Session 3B – Approaches for Managing Contaminated Upland Soils
Session 3C – Replacement of Hexavalent Chromium in DoD Manufacturing and Maintenance Activities, Part II: Primers and Sealants
THURSDAY MORNING (8:30–11:45 a.m.):
Session 4A – Science Underlying the Post-Recovery Management of Listed Species
Session 4B – Management of Contaminated Sediments: The Path to Risk-Based Remedial Action Decisions
Session 4C– Munitions Response: Advances in Science and Systems

THURSDAY AFTERNOON (1:00–5:00/5:30 p.m.):
There were no technical sessions on Thursday afternoon.

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