SAME Denver Post Announces 2nd Western Edition DCHWS Symposium*

October 23, 2017
2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
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Sheraton Denver Downtown
1550 Court Place
Denver, CO

*NOTE:  USEPA and SAME are pursuing and finalizing a co-sponsorship agreement for this event.  Both parties expect to make a formal announcement within the next few weeks.

As a result of the resounding success of last year’s event, the enthusiastic feedback we received from attendees, SAME Denver Post is holding an expanded version of this event in Fall of 2017 in Denver CO.

Please Mark Your Calendars DCHWS West Symposium: Monday, October 23rd – Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 to be held at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel at 1550 Court Place, Denver, CO.

Details on registration, sponsorship opportunities and program structure will be available in the next few weeks at

Abstract Submission:  Please note that the Abstract Submission Form is attached and may also be accessed on the above-mentioned web page.  Abstracts are due on Friday July 28, 2017.  They should be submitted electronically to

Suggested Abstract Topics:  The formal technical program will consist of 6 sessions held over 2 days preceded by an informal evening discussion and welcome reception.  We will entertain all proposed relevant topics, however, we are particularly focused on the following areas:

  • RD/RA Project Management with a focus on lessons learned or new/innovative concepts and techniques
  • Adaptive Site Management for large or complex sites with a focus on the Western United States. Site types may include:
    • Hardrock Mining sites
    • Sediment sites
    • Large watersheds
    • Residential/high access
    • Wood treater sites

Adaptive management strategies may include or consider approaches for characterization, optimization of environmental monitoring over a large area (e.g. watershed), approaches for prioritizing response actions, and exit strategies.

  • Innovative Technologies and Applications
    • Site investigation tools
    • Remedial Technologies
    • Combining technologies
  • Site reuse 


Abstract Submission Form