Speaking Events: December 2016 and January 2017

EKI is pleased to announce our experts participating in the following seminars and conferences:

  • Michelle King, Ph.D. and Kat Wuelfing at the 26th Annual California Industrial Hygiene Council (CIHC) Professional Development Seminar on December 9, 2016 in San Diego, CA.
  • Anona Dutton, P.G., C.Hg. at the 12th Annual CLE International (CLE) SuperConference on December 12, 2016 in San Francisco, CA.
  • Anona Dutton, P.G., C.Hg. at the Law Seminars International (LSI) Conference on January 10, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA.

We have provided a list of the topics and speakers, summaries of the presentations, and event information below.

California Industrial Hygiene Council – “Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Practice: Evolving for the Future”

Friday, December 9, 2016, Afternoon Session “Case Studies”, Hotel Solamar in San Diego, CA

Topic: Vapor Intrusion Assessment and Mitigation: A Corporate Approach to Addressing the Legacy of Silicon Valley

Speakers: Michelle King, Ph.D. and Kat Wuelfing

Presentation Summary: In their presentation, Dr. King and Ms. Wuelfing provided technical background on vapor intrusion assessment and mitigation in the Bay Area and presented a case study of one company’s approach to addressing vapor intrusion at the corporate level.

For more information on this event, please visit: www.cihconline.com

CLE International SuperConference – “California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines, Case Law & Policy Update”

Monday, December 12, 2016, 1:45 pm (PST) at Hotel Nikko in San Francisco, CA. Registration fee: $895.00

Topic: CEQA and the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA). How Do They Fit Together?

Speakers: Anona Dutton, P.G., C.Hg. (EKI), Mary Akens, Esq. (Department of Water Resources [DWR]), and Christian Marsh, Esq. (Downey Brand)

Presentation Summary: Anona Dutton is part of a panel presenting on SGMA implementation and the role of CEQA. Specifically, Ms. Dutton will be discussing the role of technical analysis in early SGMA implementation, applicability of CEQA to Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) implementation, and water supply planning under SGMA.

For more information on this event, please visit: www.cle.com

Law Seminars International – “SGMA, Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSA) Setup & GSP Preparation”

Tuesday, January 10, 2017, 8:30 am (PST) at the DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown Los Angeles, CA. Registration fee: $895.00

Topic: Practical Tips for Working through the Technical Concerns in Developing Groundwater Sustainability Plans

Speakers: Anona Dutton, P.G., C.Hg. (EKI), Deborah Wordham, Esq. (Best Best & Krieger LLP), Timothy Ross, Ph.D. (DWR), Ali Taghavi, Ph.D. (RMC Water and Environment)

Presentation Summary: The speakers will cover practical approaches and requirements for forming GSAs and developing GSPs, including plan contents and planning timelines; minimum thresholds and measurable objectives; defining projects and management actions; boundary change processes; coordination requirements; and evaluation and reporting provisions.

For more information on this event or to register, please visit: www.lawseminars.com