ERM Global Remediation Management Roundtable in Houston

25 - 26 October 2018

For the past decade, ERM has brought together thought leaders in global remediation management to share ideas and address challenging issues related to contaminated site management.

We are continuing this series with our roundtable in Houston this October. Topics to be discussed are shaped around the areas of greatest interest to you and your peers. Highlighted topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Liability Assessments on Acquisition and Divestiture
  • Developing a Global Remediation Program - Challenges and Lessons Learned
  • Dashboards: Leveraging Technology for More Effective Portfolio and Asset Management
  • ITRC Overview: Trends in Regulatory & Industry Partnerships

View the full agenda

Previous roundtable attendees include senior global remediation executives representing leading companies spanning the aerospace, automotive, chemical, manufacturing, mining, oil & gas, and pharmaceutical sectors. 

ERM will provide all meals during the sessions and participants will cover their travel expenses and hotel arrangements. To keep sessions highly interactive, participation is limited to 20 individuals per roundtable.


Day 1: Management of Portfolio Risk

Time Topic
Noon - 1:00pm Registration & Opening Lunch
1:00 - 1:45pm Welcome & Introductions
Andy Huggins, ERM, Partner
1:45 - 2:45pm Can Dashboards Deliver Value?
Larry Peña, ERM, Partner
2:45 - 3:30pm Site Risk Reviews: Getting the Most Out of Your Remediation Investments
Myna Letlow, BHGE, Sustainability Lead and Environmental Remediation
Katrina Patterson, ERM, Senior Consultant
3:30 - 3:45pm Break
3:45 - 4:30pm O&M Portfolio Optimization: Challenging the Status Quo
Jim Davidson, ERM, Partner
4:30 - 5:30pm Practical Insights for Litigated Environmental Projects
David Angle, ERM, Partner
6:30pm Reception & Dinner at Café Annie

Day 2: Remediation Best Practices & Technical Resources

7:30 - 8:00am Breakfast
8:00 - 8:15am Introduction of Day 2
Mitch Zimmerman, ERM, Partner
8:15 - 9:15am Tips for Risk Management on Remediation Construction Projects
John Kuhn, ERM, Partner
9:15 - 10:15am ITRC Overview: Trends in Regulatory & Industry Partnerships
David Tsao, Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council, Industry Affiliates Program Board of Advisors Liaison
10:15 - 10:30am Break
10:30 - 11:15am ITRC Guidance Focus: NAPL Management
David de Courcy-Bower, ERM, Technical Director
11:15 am - Noon ITRC Guidance Development: Optimizing In-Situ Remediation Performance & Injection Strategies
Jaydeep Parikh, ERM, Partner
Noon - 12:30pm Lunch & Concluding Remarks

Additional Events

If you are unable to attend this roundtable, additional events are planned for Sao Paulo, Brazil and Chicago, IL. 

We are also hosting a webinar series in the US on The Business of Remediation Management. The next webinar will focus on in Data Management: How to Prepare for a Bigger Data Future. Learn more

Making the case to attend

Corporate EHSS budgets are under constant scrutiny and, as remediation leaders of your business, the value and potential ROI of attending external sessions must be readily apparent to justify spending your time. With this understanding, we have developed this document to help frame the value of attending for both yourself and/or internal approvals. Read more

ERM Contact

Please contact Lauren Blumberg at or +1 484 913 0408 with any questions.


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