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FEBRUARY
25
(MON)
Pre-conference Workshop (Introduction to SWMM5/PCSWMM)
8:00 AM
Start
Introduction to H&H modeling using EPA SWMM5 and PCSWMM
10:00 - 10:15 AM
Coffee
SWMM hydrology theory and practical exercises
12:00 PM
Lunch
SWMM hydraulics theory and exercises; introduction to water quality
3:00 - 3:15 PM
Coffee
Sanitary modeling, HEC-RAS importing, and flood flow analysis
5:00 PM
End
FEBRUARY
26
(TUE)
Pre-conference Workshop (LIDs, 2D & advanced)
Kick-off Cocktail Reception
8:00 AM
Start
Green Infrastructure (GI/LIDs/SuDS) modeling: theory and exercises
10:00 - 10:15 AM
Coffee
Integrated 1D-2D modeling using EPA SWMM5 and PCSWMM: theory and exercises
12:00 PM
Lunch
Dual drainage modeling; sensitivity, calibration and error analysis
3:00 - 3:15 PM
Coffee
Automating model discretization and parameterization; watershed scale modeling; flood inundation
5:00 PM
End
6:30 PM
Kick-off cocktail reception for Conference attendees
FEBRUARY
27
(WED)
Conference (Day 1)
Gala Dinner
7:30 AM
Breakfast + registration
8:10 AM
Welcome + opening remarks - Rob James, CHI
8:20 - 10:00 AM
Session 1
8:20 AM
Moving beyond stormwater: Changing climate, changing minds
Christine Zimmer, Credit Valley Conservation, ON, Canada
8:40 AM
Improvements to HEC-RAS floodplain elevations in the Allen Creek and design of hydraulic improvements for flood relief using EPA SWMM v5: Case study from the Allen Creek in Ann Arbor, MI
Nathan Zgnilec, OHM Advisors, MI, USA
9:00 AM
Don Mills Channel – Advanced modeling and economic analysis of flood remediation in the City of Markham
Steve Hollingworth, TMIG, ON, Canada, Rob Muir, Rob Grech, Kate Rothwell, City of Markham, ON, Canada and Karen Finney, CHI, ON, Canada
9:20 AM
Snowmelt and rain-on-snow events: Is a simplified modeling approach possible?
Gilles Rivard, Simon Deslauriers and Nicolas Gallant, Lasalle | NHC, QC, Canada
9:40 AM
Group question period
10:00 AM
Break
10:30 - 12:30 PM
Session 2
10:30 AM
Dynamically coupling enhanced 1‐D sewer network and 2‐D surface routing for urban drainage
Hazem Gheith and Qiuli Lu, ARCADIS U.S., Inc, OH, USA
10:50 AM
Evaluating TELEMAC2D modeling accuracy by comparing with UK benchmark study results
Hailiang Shen, CHI, ON, Canada
11:10 AM
Bill James SWMM network similarity score for machine learning classification
Robert Dickinson, Innovyze Inc., FL, USA
11:30 AM
Implementation of a dynamic innovative strategy to manage the winter pollution flows on the Paris-CDG airport platform
Nelly Peyron, Hydropraxis, Montpellier, France and Jean-Yves Lepot, Sema Group, Paris, France
11:50 AM
Evaluation of water diplomacy for restoration of a trans-boundary wetland
Mohammad Ebrahim Banihabib and Sajad Najafi Marghmalek, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
12:10 PM
Group question period
12:30 PM
Lunch
1:30 - 3:30 PM
Session 3
1:30 PM
Flood risk in urban areas
John Covey, Wood Group plc, KS, USA
1:50 PM
Integrated urban flash flood modelling in hillside catchments
Stefan Leitner, Gerald Krebs, and Dirk Muschalla, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria
2:10 PM
A contemporary approach to establishing watershed-scale criteria for flood control
Aaron Farrell, Wood Group plc, ON, Canada, Dilnesaw Chekol, Toronto Region Conservation, ON, Canada and Michael Penney, Wood Group plc, ON, Canada
2:30 PM
Investigation of low impact development practice effects in urbanized watersheds: Rain barrel
Maryam Movahedinia, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran and Fakhreddin Barakhasi, Mahab Ghodss Consulting Engineering Co., Tehran, Iran
2:50 PM
Extending low impact development (LID) API support to PySWMM and OpenWaterAnalytics SWMM5
Jennifer Wu, Ruben Kertesz and Bryant McDonnell, EmNet, a Xylem brand, IN, USA
3:10 PM
Group question period
3:30 PM
Break
4:00 - 6:00 PM
Session 4
4:00 PM
Parameterizing unit hydrographs (UH) to account for rainfall derived inflow and infiltration (RDII) for multiple land uses under tropical climate
Ho Huu Loc and Kim Irvine, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Lloyd Chua, Deakin University, Australia and Song Ha Le, Surbana Jurong Pte Ltd, Singapore
4:20 PM
Application of public access 2D hydrodynamic and distributed hydrological models for flood forecasting in ungauged basins
Ahmad Shayeq Aziz, Ministry of Energy and Water, Herat, Afghanistan and Yuji Toda, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
4:40 PM
Keep calm and calibrate
Sam Shamsi, A1 Applications, PA, USA
5:00 PM
Optimizing reservoir operation to include sediment management: A new approach tested for the Roseires Dam, Blue Nile River
Reem Digna, WSP, ON, Canada, Pieter van der Zaag, Yasir Mohamed, Stefan Uhlenbrook, IHE Delft Institute, The Netherlands and Mustafa Mukhtar, Stantec, ON, Canada
5:20 PM
Using enhanced urban drainage modeling to prioritize green infrastructure efficiencies
Hazem Gheith, Khaled Abdo and Qiuli Lu, ARCADIS U.S., Inc, OH, USA
5:40 PM
Group question period
6:00 PM
Closing remarks
6:30 PM
Gala Dinner
FEBRUARY
28
(THU)
Conference (Day 2)
Closing Ceremonies
7:30 AM
Registration + breakfast
8:10 AM
Welcome + opening remarks - CHI
8:20 - 10:20 AM
Session 5
8:20 AM
Regional stormwater BMPs
Larry Tortuya, GHD, CA, USA
8:40 AM
An ASCE-Inspired investigation of the model-dependent stormwater management benefits of retrofitted extended tree pits in Hamilton, ON
Robert Rawlins and Yiping Guo, McMaster University, ON, Canada
9:00 AM
Evaluation of Etobicoke exfiltration system applications in the City of Barrie
Parto Peyvandisnai, James Li and Darko Joksimovic, Ryerson University, ON, Canada
9:20 AM
Case study: Assessing the performance of bioretention basins in an urban drainage system
Julia Bond and Musandji Fuamba, Polytechnique Montreal, QC, Canada
9:40 AM
Effectiveness of low impact development practices in flood attenuation
Vali Ghorbanian, CIMA+, ON, Canada
10:00 AM
Group question period
10:20 AM
Break
10:50 - 12:30 PM
Session 6
10:50 AM
Outline of a new computational engine for SWMM
Ben Hodges, University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA, Charles Rowney, ACR, LCC., FL, USA and Ehsan Madadi-Kandjani, University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
11:10 AM
Surge analysis of OARS tunnel in Columbus, Ohio: Unsteady flow simulation and surge evaluation in rapid filling tunnel
Hazem Gheith, Tiantian Xiang, ARCADIS U.S., Inc, OH, USA and Jose Vasconcelos, Auburn University, AL, USA
11:30 AM
Continuity error comparison between SWMM 5.1 and SWMM 5.1 spatially discretized using quality assurance test cases
Robson Pachaly, Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil, Jose Vasconcelos, Auburn University, AL, USA, Daniel Allasia, and Joao Bocchi, Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil
11:50 AM
An artificial intelligence predictive model for turbidity current concentration in reservoirs
Sara Baghalian and Masoud Ghodsian, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
12:10 PM
Group question period
12:30 PM
Lunch
1:30 - 3:40 PM
Session 7
1:30 PM
Buried water infrastructure and artificial intelligence opportunities
Ed McBean and Brett Snider, University of Guelph, ON, Canada
1:50 PM
Evaluation of consequence of failure for water pipelines using surface water modeling
Karl San Luis, Amin Ganjidoost and Craig Daly, Puretech, a Xylem brand, MD, USA
2:10 PM
Understanding the climate change impacts on water supply security of Myponga Reservoir, Adelaide
Phuong Do and Subhashini Wella Hewage, University of South Australia, South Australia, Australia
2:30 PM
Assessing the impact of climate change using coupled downscale GCM with PCSWMM at operational level in Hengqin Island of Zhuhai, China
Qingqing Yang, Zhengduo Bao and Nian She, Tsinghua University, Zhuhai, China
2:50 PM
Group question period
3:10 PM
Break
3:40 - 5:20 PM
Session 8
3:40 PM
Using PCSWMM's SRTC tool to calibrate the time-area runoff hydrology in MIKE URBAN
Suibling Liu, Jacobs, OH, USA
4:00 PM
Multi-Event calibration versus single event calibration results in better interaction with design storms
Ken Orie and Nina Caraway, McKim and Creed, NC, USA
4:20 PM
Operation of the grand Ethiopian renaissance dam: Potential risks and mitigation measures
Nourhan Abdelazim, Hesham Bekhit, and Mohamed Allam, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
4:40 PM
Systematic stormwater management: Getting the rainfall right
Mike Gregory, CHI, ON, Canada
5:00 PM
Group question period
5:20 PM
Awards, wrap-up + farewell