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Learning Lab--NEW in 2019

The Learning Lab, located in the Exhibit Hall, will consist of hands-on demonstrations highlighting specific technologies, tools, and software.

A schedule of the planned demonstrations as of December 14, 2018, can be seen below. See pages 55-58 of the Preliminary Program for a description of each demonstration.

Tuesday, April 16

  •  3-D Printing of Conceptual Site Models
  • UV-Transparent Wells for Non-Destructive Monitoring of LNAPL Distribution in the Ground Using HRSC Optical Techniques
  • Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Water Sampling Systems to Improve Safety and Environmental Management while Reducing Costs

Wednesday, April 17

  •  Design Verification Program: Lessons Learned from Pre-Application Assessments at In Situ Remediation Sites
  • The Search for Meaning: How to Use Microbial Insights’ Databases to Interpret Your CSIA, qPCR and QuantArray® Results
  • Best Practices for Mixing and Injecting Colloidal In Situ Remediation Amendments
  • Remediation Geology: Solving Complex Sites through the Intersection of Geology/Hydrogeology/Remediation Engineering

Thursday, April 18

  • The Use of Passive CO2 Traps to Measure Rates of Natural Source Zone Depletion (NSZD) at LNAPL-Contaminated Sites
  • Natural Source Zone Depletion (NSZD) and Soil Temperatures: Tools to Measure the Relationships between Soil Temperatures and NSZD
  • Automated Continuous Vapor Intrusion Monitoring and Response: Streamlining Deployment Logistics

See the Sponsorship Agreement Form for opportunities to sponsor the Learning Lab experience.

Learning Lab Sponsor

Burns & McDonnell provides our clients turnkey environmental services from upfront permitting and planning through construction, compliance, remediation, and site closure. Our environmental staff are recognized for pioneering the development and application of cutting edge technologies, such as Environmental Sequence Stratigraphy (ESS), and we pride ourselves on being thought leaders in the industry, establishing best practices in remediation and leading the way in addressing emerging contaminants such as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and coal combustion residuals (CCR) related contaminants. Burns & McDonnell’s engineers, construction professionals, scientists and consultants share a mission that has remained unchanged since 1898 — make our clients successful.  Our more than 6,000 professionals partner with you to take on the toughest challenges, striving to make the world an even more amazing place. Honored with numerous awards for excellence by professional organizations, government agencies and the armed forces, Burns & McDonnell has a reputation for providing high-quality service and innovative solutions to clients. Engineering News-Record ranks Burns & McDonnell in the top 5 percent of the leading 500 U.S. design firms and the top one-third of the leading program management firms, design-build firms, construction management-for-fee firms, green design firms, and construction management-at-risk firms.