SMART Remediation 2019 – Ontario Recap and Thanks!

SMART Remediation 2019 – Ontario Recap and Thanks!


SMART Ottawa 2019 presentation

The 100 attendees at SMART Ottawa also declared war on contamination while learning about:

  • Case Study – Complete Vapour Intrusion Mitigation Services for an Industrial Large Scale Plastics Manufacturing Plant, from Paul Hurst of Golder
  • Advances in Anaerobic Bioremediation of Benzene, from Sandra Dworatzek of SiREM
  • Managing Consultant & Contractor Environmental Risk, from Carl Spensieri of Berkley Canada
  • Plus additional talks on Communicating with the MECP, no-fault Orders, Emerging Contaminants, Surfactant Enhanced Remediation of NAPLs, and more.
SMART Ottawa 2019 - lunch and networking

Everyone enjoyed themselves during the networking breaks and lunch.


SMART Remediation Alberta 2019

At the upcoming Calgary (March 19, 2019) and Edmonton (March 20, 2019) events, attendees will learn about:

  • An Industry Perspective: Enabling Effective Contaminated Land Management, from Chet Clarke of Shell Global Solutions
  • Environmental Prosecutions – Latest Cases and Defence Strategies, from Matthew Gardner of Willms & Shier
  • Managing Consultant & Contractor Environmental Risk, from Katrine Nielsen of Berkley Canada
  • Case Studies on Remediation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons Using the Trap & Treat® Technique, from Kevin French of Vertex
  • Plus additional talks on Plume Stability Analysis, Combining In Situ Chemical Oxidation with In Situ Stabilization, Forensics Assessment of Multiple Potential Sources, Phytoremediation and more.

We hope to see you there!

Film Debut

This year as well, Bruce Tunnicliffe made his acting debut to rave reviews. We don’t want to spoil the surprise for those attending the SMART Remediation events in Alberta about Remediate Now.

Remediate Now

But the word may already be out:

Overall, the SMART Ontario events were highly rated, and Vertex continues to be the proud organizer of the SMART Remediation series. Thanks again to everyone who attended, all the sponsors, and the speakers! We look forward to seeing you in Alberta in a few weeks or in Ontario in 2020, for the 10th anniversary of SMART!

Fourth Annual Vertex Environmental Holiday Quiz Prize Winner!

Marty Barons from WSPCongratulations to Marty Barons from WSP!

Marty enjoyed our 4th annual fun holiday quiz and was one of several people who scored a perfect 10 out of 10!

Marty’s name was drawn from the pool of perfect scores.  As the winner he was awarded:

  • $50 Movie Gift Card
  • Vertex swag package!
  • A Free Pass to the SMART Remediation conference in Toronto in 2019.