GEI’s Youness Sharifi, Sam Merrill, Gary Rozmus, Ileen Gladstone, Roger Hathaway and Sue Boyle to present at Brownfields 2017 Conference

Event Date: December 5-7, 2017


Speakers at the National Brownfields Training Conference occurring in Pittsburgh, PA December 5-7, include a strong collection of GEI experts including Youness Sharifi, PhD, EIT, Gary Rozmus, P.E., Samuel Merrill, PhD., Ileen Gladstone, P.E., LSP, LEED AP, Roger Hathaway. P.E., and Sue Boyle. These staff hail from all parts of the east coast, including Maine, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. GEI will exhibit at booth 612.

GEI’s Brandon Fagan, P.G., LSP, QEP will present a poster on how a manufacturing plant was transformed into a newly restored wetland, now available for community use. Poster presentations occur on December 6th from 10:00am-11:00am in the exhibit hall.

GEI is a proud sponsor of the BCONE lunch on December 5th. This lunch provides an opportunity to meet thought leaders throughout the northeast and learn about successful, mixed use, redevelopment outcomes.

Below is a breakdown of GEI staff speaking at Brownfields 2017.  Please visit the Educational Sessions section of the conference website, search for your staff of choice and take a few minutes to enjoy their work.

Featured Speakers from GEI Include:

  • Youness Sharifi, PhD, EIT
    A Greener Path to the Landfills: Reuse of the Native Fill
    Tuesday, December 5, 3:15 pm to 4:15 pm
    ROOM 403/404/405
  • Samuel Merrill, PhD.
    Measuring Progress towards Resiliency & Livability
    Tuesday, December 5, 11:45 am to 12:45 pm
    ROOM 403/404/405
  • Gary Rozmus, P.E. – Moderator
    Measuring Progress towards Resiliency & Livability
    Tuesday, December 5, 11:45 pm to 12:45 pm
    ROOM 403/404/405
  • Roger Hathaway, P.E.
    Multi-Party Remediation Models: Replacing Contentious with Collaborative
    Wednesday, December 6, 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm
    ROOM 401/402
  • Sue Boyle
    Current Themes in State Brownfields Redevelopment
    Wednesday, December 6, 1:45 pm to 02:45 pm
    ROOM 403/404/405
  • Ileen Gladstone, P.E., LSP, LEED AP
    The Rivers Run through Them: Parks and Open Spaces along Our Once Industrial Riverfronts
    Wednesday, December 6, 1:45 pm to 2:45 pm
    ROOM 408/409/410
    Tackling PCBs
    Thursday, December 7,  10:30 am to 11:30 am
    ROOM 301/302
  • Brandon Fagan, P.G., LSP, QEP
    Saving the Future – A Plant Goes Back to the Earth, the Environment & the Community
    Poster Presentation, Board 5
    Exhibit Hall

About Brownfields 2017:

Brownfields 2017 is the largest national event focused on redeveloping brownfield properties and creating more sustainable communities where thousands of top industry professionals come together to learn the latest in assessment, remediation, and redevelopment of contaminated sites. The National Brownfields Training Conference connects thousands of decision makers from the private sector, local, state and federal agencies, nonprofit and community groups, and academia.