December 1 - 3, 2009      * * *      Washington D.C.

2010 Symposium
Mark your calendars for next year's Symposium & Workshop scheduled for November 30-December 2, 2010 in Washington, D.C. The event will again be held at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel.
The Call for Poster Abstracts will be available no later than May 14, 2010, with the due date for all poster abstracts no later than July 31, 2010.
Symposium Registration will be open by July 21. As information about this event becomes available, it will be posted on this site.

Information about the 2009 Symposium & Workshop
is available under the
tabs on this site. Use
these links to view information about past Partners Symposiums.
~ December 2-4, 2008
~ December 4-6, 2007

If you have any questions about the Symposium, please e-mail or call the contact line at 703-736-4548.


Symposium Brochure - 2009Thank you to all who attended the 2009 Partners in Environmental Technology Technical Symposium & Workshop hosted by the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) and the Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP). This year's event set a new attendance record of more than 1,130 registered attendees! The final attendee list, including on-site registrants, was e-mailed to all attendees.

A special thank you to all attendees who completed an Evaluation Form at the event. Your comments are useful in planning future conferences. If you still would like to offer your feedback, click Symposium Program Guide

You are welcome to view information about our past Partners Symposiums.
~ December 2-4, 2008
~ December 4-6, 2007



The opening Plenary Session program Tuesday featured our distinguished Plenary Session speakers, including Dr. Dorothy Robyn, the new Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Installations & Environment; James B. Balocki, Chief, Environmental Community of Practice for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers;  and Dr. Peter Kareiva, Chief Scientist and Director of Science for The Nature Conservancy, who addressed emerging environmental challenges facing the Department of Defense (DoD). SERDP and ESTCP Principal Investigators who have helped DoD achieve its mission while improving its environmental performance also were honored as the annual SERDP and ESTCP Project-of-the-Year Awards are announced. Additional information about the Plenary Session, including presentations, is available under the Agenda tab at the top of the page.

Project-of-the-Year AwardsESTCP Project-of-the-Year Award Recipients

SERDP Project-of-the-Year Award Recipients


undefinedThe Plenary Session paved the way for the start of the comprehensive technical program. Technical sessions highlighted research and innovative technologies that are assisting DoD to address increasingly complex environmental challenges. In addition, short courses offered unique training opportunities on recent advancements in select technologies and approaches in environmental restoration and munitions management. Speaker presentations for technical sessions and short courses are available under the appropriate option of the Agenda tab at the top of the page.


undefinedOn Thursday during the Symposium, the Executive Director of SERDP and ESTCP conducted a session providing a summary of SERDP and ESTCP program development and opportunities for interested researchers to conduct research and technology demonstrations. Presentation


undefinedThis year’s Symposium & Workshop featured the popular poster sessions and exhibit booths and showcased a number of technologies and scientific advancements from a variety of environmental research programs over two days (Tuesday and Wednesday). Attendees had an opportunity to learn first-hand about ongoing and recently completed SERDP research projects and ESTCP technology demonstrations. All poster abstracts and exhibitor information are available under the appropriate option of the Exhibit Hall tab at the top of the page.
For more information about SERDP, ESTCP, or to comment on this web site, please click here.

Partners In Environmental Technology Technical Symposium & Workshop