Press Release

MGP Conference 2015 to be Held in Providence

August 13, 2014

BOSTON, Mass.—August 13, 2014— GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation’s leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced today that MGP Conference 2015, a gathering of experts on former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) sites, will be held at the Providence Biltmore Hotel, in Providence, Rhode Island on April 15-17, 2015. As creator and lead organizer of MGP Conference 2015, GEI continues the spirit and traditions of past GEI-organized MGP conferences held in Reading, England (2006), Mystic, Connecticut (2008), and Chicago, Illinois (2012). The Conference provides a forum for MGP site owners, consultants and contractors to share experiences and ideas.

MGP Conference 2015 is designed to stimulate knowledge exchange with strong technical presentations and experienced technical panels that will explore the key issues of MGP site management based on lessons learned. The conference schedule will consist of a day of workshops and two-and-a-half days of exhibits, poster presentations, and engaging technical sessions.

Abstracts are now being accepted for MGP Conference 2015. Authors are encouraged to submit technical abstracts pertaining to new and innovative topics related to current remediation and redevelopment of MGPs. All abstract submissions will be reviewed by the Conference Selection Committee and may be submitted as an oral presentation, poster presentation, or panel discussion topic. Abstracts are due by September 29, 2014.

For more information on MGP Conference 2015 or to submit an abstract for consideration please visit:


About GEI: GEI’s multidisciplinary team of engineers, scientists, and planners deliver integrated water resources, environmental, ecological, geotechnical and waterfront engineering solutions to diverse clientele nationwide. The firm has provided a broad range of consulting and engineering services on over 50,000 projects in 50 states and 22 countries. For more information on GEI, please visit

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