The Environmental Services Association of Alberta (ESAA) is calling for abstracts for the upcoming Remediation Technologies Symposium 2021 (RemTech 2021), the premier remediation technology transfer event in Canada for environmental professionals, encompassing the latest innovations in soil and groundwater remediation.

ESAA continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation in Alberta.  At this point in time, the goal is to proceed with an in-person event on October 13 – 15 at the Fairmont Banff Springs facility. A final decision will be announced in late June at which time sponsorship, exhibitor, and delegate registrations will open.

Call for Abstracts

ESAA is seeking the submission of technical abstracts focusing on technologies for the remediation of contaminated soil. Abstracts are encouraged in, but not limited to, the following areas:

  • In-Situ and Ex-Situ Treatment
  • Physical / Biological / Chemical Treatment
  • Soil Washing and Scrubbing
  • Thermal Desorption
  • Incineration
  • Stabilization / Solidification
  • Immobilization
  • Aeration
  • Soil Venting
  • Membranes
  • Encapsulation
  • Vitrification
  • Natural Attenuation
  • Oil Sands Remediation / Reclamation
  • Oil Spills Management
  • New Technology and Research
  • Remote and Difficult Locations
  • Reclamation
  • Emerging Contaminants
  • Superfund Projects
  • Landfill Closure
  • Phyto-remediation
  • Site Rehabilitation Program (SRP) – Projects, Lessons Learned
  • All other related topics will be considered

The preliminary selection of presentations will be based on submitted abstracts and reviewed by a panel of peers.

Abstracts should be no longer that 500 words (not including bio), should include a presenter biography and be submitted as a Word Document.

The deadline to submit an abstract is July 23rd.

Before submitting an abstract, client approval must be obtained. Send abstract submissions to Joe Chowaniec via email to:

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Notification of acceptance will be given by August 31st. Full presentations must be submitted no later than one week prior to RemTech.

Check for additional updates in late June.


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