Drinking water
Air and climate
10:30 to 12:00 a.m.
10:30 to 12:00 a.m.
Programs and tools for distribution
system optimization (AWWA)
Innovation for utilities of the future
Partnership for Safe Water – A tool for water
utilities to demonstrate achievement
Vulnerability assessments, resiliency
developments and funding initiatives at a
Innovation in the world of solar energy
Jonathan Reeves, District of Columbia Water
and Sewer Authority
Hydro kinetic energy
Barb Martin, AWWA
Successful application of the Partnership for
Safe Water distribution system optimization
program in Halifax
Reid Campbell, Halifax Water
Financing innovative technologies in the
water sector
Jonathan Grant, Water Tap Ontario
Innovative tools for distribution system
monitoring and optimization
Peter Gallant, Veolia Water
10:30 to 12:00 a.m.
Renewable energy development
Ludvig Bellehumeur, Rackam
10:30 to 12:00 a.m.
Innovative technologies
Calcium-based mechanical sorting process
for household and ICI waste management
Sébastien Hue, VIRIDIS
Nejib Mhamdi, École Polytechnique de Montréal
To be confirmed
Potable reuse partnerships and regulatory
Ifetayo Venner, Arcadis
Soils and
underground water
10:30 to 12:00 a.m.
Technological innovations in
Pilot testing of an electrokinetic barrier to
prevent off-site migration of dissolved
chloride - former CN landfill in Irma, Alberta
Sylvain Hains, Golder Associés
Remediation and recycling of treated wood
waste using inorganic compounds
Lucie Coudert, Institut national de la
recherche scientifique
Co-Composting of Soil Impacted by PAHs,
Sustainable development
10:30 to 12:00 a.m.
The basic component of circular economy
To be confirmed
Daniel Normandin, Institut de l’environnement,
du développement durable et
de l’économie circulaire (EDDEC)
Robert Cadieux, Pratt & Whitney Canada
Sylvain Plouffe, University of Montreal
Eric Bergeron, Golder Associés
Industrial ecology
Benefits of dry anaerobic digestion of organic
waste to Quebec
Does the Choice of Soil Mixing Equipment
Really Matter?
Christian Cabral, Veolia Water Technologies
Paul Lear, Envirocon
10:30 to 12:00 a.m.
The circular economy and its related Sustainable innovation: make more
concepts (Institut EDDEC)
with less (CRIQ)
Claude Maheux-Picard, Centre de transfert
technologique en écologie industrielle
The circular economy for water
To be confirmed
Carl Blanchet
To be confirmed
François Simard, Protec-Style
To be confirmed
Michel Langelier, Association pour le
développement de la recherche
et de l'innovation du Québec
Sébastien Sauvé, Institut de l’environnement,
du développement durable et
de l’économie circulaire (EDDEC)
How to triple organic waste collection without
a three-streamed collection system
Denis Provencher, Mabarex
The DRANCO technology: a unique digestion
technology for solid organic waste
Winfried Six, Organic Waste Systems
1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
Water loss control – New approaches
for water utilities (AWWA)
Exploring the latest update to the AWWA
water audit software v5.0
1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
Post-catastrophe treatment intervention
A sharing or functional service economy
Jean Paquin, Sanexen Services
Speaker to be confirmed
Quebec pork producers: An approach to
social responsibility
Quebec major project on reduction at source
Louis-César Pasquier, Institut national de la
recherche scientifique
Marianne Maltais-Guilbault et Jérôme Cliche,
John Neate, GLOBE Performance Solutions
Carbon capture and storage at the Bounday
Dam power station
Life cycle analysis : Fed up with the cup
Combined sewer overflow (CSO)
improvements in Ottawa
Jean-Luc Allard, SNC-Lavalin
Maxym Lachance, Tetra Tech
George Kunkel, Philadelphia Water Department
To be confirmed
1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
Sustainable development
approaches by sector
Mineral carbonation processes for industrial
carbon emission sequestration
Performance testing and verification of
stormwater filtration device
1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
The circular economy and its related
concepts (Institut EDDEC)
Advances in pervious pavement
Doug Buch, PaveDrain
1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
Lac-Mégantic, remediation and
reconstruction following the
environmental disaster
Carbon sequestration
Reinhard Sturm, Water Systems Optimization
One city’s comprehensive approach to
managing non-revenue water
1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
Reduction at source
Stormwater innovations (WEF)
Andrew Chastain-Howley, Black & Veatch
Exploring the Water Research Foundation’s
water loss component analysis model
1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
Jérôme Cliche et Sophie Fallaha,
Jean Larose, Éleveurs de porcs du Québec
Reverse logistics
Characterization and emergency site
restoration at Lac-Mégantic
Jean-Marc Frayret, École Polytechnique
de Montréal
How the Canadian forest products sector
earned the reputation as having among the
best environmental records in the world
Life cycle analysis and decisions making from
a circular economy standpoint
David Lindsay, Forest Products Association
of Canada
Denis Millette, Golder Associés
Zero waste program
Description of processes used to treat
contaminated soils
Dominique Traineau, Ademe
François Dubé, LVM
Manuele Margni, École Polytechnique
de Montréal
Oservations from the Commissioner of the
Environment and Sustainable Development:
Are the Federal Ministries ready to take up
the future challenge?
Julie Gelfand, Office of the Auditor General
of Canada
3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Drinking water distribution
Emerging contaminants
Sustainable mobility
La collecte sélective de demain
Condition assessment of buried drinking
water assets : state of the science
John Albert, Water Research Foundation
Drinking water reservoir cover systems Choices of geosynthetics and performance
Stéphane Fourmont, Texel
Management of unconventional contaminants
Martine Gélineau et Isabelle Guay, Ministère
du Développement durable, de l’Environnement
et de la Lutte contre les changements
Emerging contaminants and the presence of
medication in the environment
Sébastien Sauvé, Université de Montréal
Challenges of validating a novel automated
microbiology method for detection of E.coli
and total coliform bacteria in distribution
systemsdans les systèmes de distribution
Removal of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients
(APIs) from wastewater – a review of existing
treatment solutions
Peter Gallant, ENDETEC
Achim Ried, Xylem Water Solutions
To be confirmed
How does the electric car fit in Quebec?
Christophe Ménigault, Deloitte
Faisability of electric vehicles sharing for
Alain Desjardins, Ville de Plessisville
La modélisation économique et opérationelle
au service de la gestion des matières
3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Lac-Mégantic, remediation and
reconstruction following the
environmental disaster
international development strategies
for a circular economy (Institut EDDEC)
To be confirmed
Overview of French and European circular
economy-related initiatives
Perimeter Air Monitoring
Jean-Luc Plante, Éco Entreprises Québec
Ghyslain Cadieux, Raymond Chabot Grant
Jocelyn Marcotte et Denis Lalonde, Aecom
Analyse comparative de la collecte privée et
publique au Québec
The reconstruction process from an
energy-efficiency and sustainable-development standpoint
Nom à venor, Conseil des entreprises en
technologies environnementales du Québec
Speaker to come
La gestion intégrée micro localisée des
matières résiduelles : le cas du DIX30 et les
façons de le transposer à d’autres secteurs
Ginette Lehoux, Carbon Leo
Grégory Giavarina, Institut de l’économie
3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Social acceptability
Facts on difficult social context management:
the reason the traditional public relations
strategies do not and will not work
Cédric Bourgeois, Transfert Environnement
et Société
Grégory Giavarina, Institut de l’économie
Christel Evrard, Ministère de l'Économie de
Protocle for social acceptability: stakeholders
in the heart of the impact assessment
Hélène Marchand, Golder Associates