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* All program times are in EST (Eastern Standard Time)

FEBRUARY
26
(MON)
Pre-conference Workshop EPA SWMM5 / PCSWMM (Beginner-intermediate users)
8:00 AM
Continental breakfast
8:30–10:00 AM
Welcome to the PCSWMM and EPA SWMM workshop
10:00 AM
Coffee and snack break
10:30–12:00 PM
Hydrology Modeling
12:00 PM
Lunch
1:00–3:00 PM
Hydraulics Modeling
3:00 PM
Coffee and snack break
3:30–5:00 PM
Watershed Delineation/Watershed Modeling
5:00 PM
End
FEBRUARY
27
(TUE)
Pre-conference Workshop EPA SWMM5 / PCSWMM (Advanced users)
8:00 AM
Continental breakfast
8:30–10:00 AM
LID Modeling
10:00 AM
Coffee and snack break
10:30-12:00 PM
Urban Flood Analysis and Integrated 1D-2D Modeling
12:00 PM
Lunch
1:00-3:00 PM
Water Quality Modeling & Model Calibration
3:00 PM
Coffee and snack break
3:30 - 5:00 PM
Python Scripting & Wastewater Modeling
5:00 PM
End
5:30 PM
Kick-off cocktail reception for Conference attendees (located main floor Atmosphere restaurant)
FEBRUARY
28
(WED)
Conference (Day 1)
Gala Dinner
7:30 AM
Registration + breakfast
8:00 AM
Welcome & opening remarks
8:10 - 9:50 AM
Session 1
8:10 AM
Design Storms: Another Look and a New Approach
Sarah El Outayek, Magali Vandal and Gilles Rivard, Lasalle|NHC, QC, Canada
8:25 AM
Hydrodynamic Modeling Applications: Toronto Case Studies
Huu Thoi Nguyen, City of Toronto, ON, Canada
8:40 AM
Water Budget Analyses: Lucid Liquid Ledgers for Stormwater Modeling
Mike Gregory, Computational Hydraulics (CHI), ON, Canada
8:55 AM
Sourcing Surface Water from the Vega-Oropouche Watershed for Potable Water Treatment; An Adaptive Response to Climate Change in an Eastern Caribbean Country
Adrian Lutchman and Festus Addo-Yobo, University of Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad
9:10 AM
Fully Automated Simplification of Urban Drainage Models on City Scale
Markus Pichler, Albert König, Stefan Reinstaller and Dirk Muschalla, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria
9:25 AM
Group discussion period
9:50 AM - 10:20 AM
Break
10:20 AM - 12:15 PM
Session 2
10:20 AM
Keynote: Advancing EPA’s Stormwater Management Model for the Digital Water Transformation
Caleb Buahin, USEPA, OH, USA
10:50 AM
Enhancing Coastal Resilience: Rapid 2D SWMM Modeling of Hurricane Ian’s Storm Surge in Fort Myers Beach, Florida
Scott Jeffers, Anthropocene, AZ, USA
11:05 AM
SWMM5+ Status and Future Plans
Ben R. Hodges and Sazzad Sharior, University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
11:20 AM
Evaluating the Effects of Groundwater on Runoff Modeling
Michael Bragg and Jose Vasconcelos, Auburn University, AL, USA
11:35 AM
Online Data Collection with Python and Jupyter: Making Stormwater Modeling Less of a Drain
Ellen Arrowsmith, Computational Hydraulics (CHI), ON, Canada
11:50 AM
Group discussion period
12:15 - 1:15 PM
Lunch
1:15 - 2:55 PM
Session 3
1:15 PM
Applying Flood Risk Resiliency Analysis to a Regional Stormwater Management Program
George Remias, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, OH, USA
1:30 PM
Building in High-Risk Flood Areas: The Particularly Complex Case of a Head Office in Nîmes City, France
Nelly Peyron, Hydropraxis, France
1:45 PM
Enhancing Regulatory Flood Hazard Products Through HEC-RAS 2D: A Comparative Analysis with SWMM
Yong Jung, and Qi Ma,AECOM, GA, USA
2:00 PM
Pluvial Flood Mapping for Prince Edward Island
Xander Wang, University of Prince Edward Island, PEI, Canada
2:15 PM
Assessment of Riverine Scour for Design of a Major Bridge Crossing Using 2-Dimensional Hydraulic Modeling – A Methodologic Comparison Case Study
Dante Mawji, HDR, ON, Canada
2:30 PM
Group discussion period
2:55 - 3:25 PM
Break
3:25 - 5:05 PM
Session 4
3:25 PM
Advancing Uncertainty Quantification in Predictive Hydraulic Simulations of Sanitary Collection System Flows Using Data Assimilation
Amin Mahdipour, Clean Water Services, OR, USA
3:40 PM
Machine Learning and SMART Sewer Management
Suibing Liu, John Meyers, Liie Hill and Jennifer Baldwin, Jacobs, OH, USA
3:55 PM
Limitations of the Control Basin Comparison Approach and Potential Improvement
Hazem Gheith, ARCADIS, OH, USA
4:10 PM
ALCOSAN’s Water Quality Modeling Approach
Sam Shamsi, ALCOSAN, PA, USA and Karilyn Heisen, CDM Smith, MA, USA
4:25 PM
Size Matters: Scaling Design Criteria to Service Area Size
Kelvin Meng and Fabian Papa, HydraTek & Associates, ON, Canada, Freddy Baron and Carolyn Truong, York Region, ON, Canada
4:40 PM
Group discussion period
5:05 PM
Closing remarks
5:10 - 6:10 PM
Poster session
The Impact of Climate Change on the Hydrology and Availability of Surface Water in Six Rivers in the Vessigny Watershed in Trinidad and Tobago - Adrian Lutchman and Festus Addo-Yobo, University of Trinidad and Tobago, Point LIsas, Trinidad
Hydrologic Modeling to Investigate Climate Change Impact on the Muskoka River Watershed using SWAT+ - Elisabeth Bowering, Allyson Bingeman and Sarah Irwin, GHD Ltd., ON, Canada, and Glenn Cunnington, District Municipality of Muskoka, ON, Canada
Stormwater Pump and Lift Station Cost Optimization using 1-D Modeling - Tendai Mudunge, Hatch Ltd., NL, Canada
Flood and Climate Resilience - Improved Detention Design - Phillip Taylor, Hydro International Ltd., ME, USA
Significance of Groundwater Flow Processes in Hydrologic Models: A Model Comparison Study in a Small Watershed - Xin Tong, Walter A. Illman, Young-Jin Park, David L. Rudolph, University of Waterloo, ON, Canada and Steven J. Berg, Aquanty Inc., ON, Canada
Peak Flow Search Approach: Discretization of the Modified Rational Method to Improve Peak Flow Estimates - Jose G. Vasconcelos, Auburn University, AL, USA, Paulo Tarso S. Oliveira, Federal Univ. of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, Xing Fang, Auburn University, AL, USA, Marcus N. Gomes Jr. University of Arizona, AZ, USA and Dingyu Wang, Auburn University, AL, USA
Effect of Drought on Temporal and Spatial Variability of Groundwater Quality in Shahrekord Plain and the Aquifer Vulnerability - Sayyed-Hassan Tabatabaei, Navid Radborujeni, Mahdi Radfar and Rasoul Mirabbasi-Najafabadi, Shahrekord University, Shahrekord, Iran
Pluvial Flood Mapping for Coastal Cities - A Case Study for Charlottetown and Summerside in PEI - Quan Van Dau, Farhan Aziz, Xiuquan Wang, Rana Ali Nawaz, Tianze Pang and Muhammad Qasim Mahmood, University of Prince Edward Island, PEI, Canada
6:30 PM
Gala Dinner - Located on the second floor Plaza Suit
FEBRUARY
29
(THU)
Conference (Day 2)
Closing Ceremonies
7:30 AM
Registration + breakfast
8:05 AM
Welcome & opening remarks
8:10 - 9:50 AM
Session 5
8:10 AM
Evaluating Nature-Based Solutions for Urban Flood Resilience in Ottawa, Canada
Ali Zoghi, Naveed Khaliq, Yeowon Kim, and Jennifer Drake, Carleton University, ON, Canada
8:25 AM
Model Based Design of Tree Pits After the Stockholm Model
Albert Wilhelm Konig, Markus Pichler, and Dirk Muschalla, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria
8:40 AM
Wetland Change Assessment for Sustainable Ecosystem Services: Amathole District Municipality, South Africa
Ahmed Mukalazi Kalumbaa, Lwandile Ndukua and Gbenga Abayomi Afuyea, University of Fort Hare, South Africa
8:55 AM
The Use of SWMM for Wetland Hydrological Analysis
Dequan Zhou, Charles Gyening and Rahul Narula, Hatch Ltd., ON, Canada
9:10 AM
Application of Continuous Modeling to Assess Hydraulic Performance of Proposed Soil Cell LID Practices in Ottawa, ON
Nick Zorn, Morrison Hershfield, ON, Canada
9:25 AM
Group discussion period
9:50 - 10:20 AM
Break
10:20 AM - 12:15 PM
Session 6
10:20 AM
Keynote: Well-Being and Evolution of Urban Water Systems Modeling: Truth, Beauty, and Goodness in Sewersheds
William James, Computational Hydraulics (CHI), ON, Canada
10:50 AM
Incorporating the Effects of Entrapped Air in SWMM5+ Mixed Flow Modeling
Sazzad Sharior, Abdulmuttalib Lokhandwala and Ben R. Hodges, University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
11:05 AM
Modeling Hydrological Performance of SWM Pond – Integrating Real-time Water Level Data in Wet-weather Events and Design Scenario Comparisons
Jane Gao and Jennifer Drake, Carleton University, ON, Canada
11:20 AM
Evaluation of the Impact of Climate Change on Runoff in Urban Watersheds
Emilie Bilodeau, Jean-Luc Martel, Richard Arsenault, and Francois Brissette, Ecole de Technologie Supérieure, QC, Canada
11:35 AM
SWMM5 Hydrology Model Calibration Challenges in the North
Mauricio Herrera and Gordon Johnston, SRK Consulting, BC, Canada
11:50 AM
Group discussion period
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Lunch
1:15 - 2:55 PM
Session 7
1:15 PM
Compound Urban Flood Risk Assessment for the City of Charlottetown
Farhan Aziz, Xander Wang, and Muhammad Qasim Mahmood, University of Prince Edward Island, PEI, Canada
1:30 PM
3D Visualization Tools For Clear Communication of Flood Risks
Hassan Kasraie, Kasraie Consulting, CA, USA
1:45 PM
The Environmental Considerations and Drainage Design for New Kingstown Cargo Port, St. Vincent
Mohsen Imani, Stantec, BC, Canada
2:00 PM
A Comparison of Techniques for Rainfall-Runoff Determination in a Small Watershed
Louisa Wildman, Oregon State University, OR, USA and Yunus Salami, LeTourneau University, TX, USA
2:15 PM
I-94 Modernization, Modeled Drainage Study
Kevin Hong and Imad Salim, Wade Trim, MI, USA
2:30 PM
Group discussion period
2:55 - 3:25 PM
Break
3:25 - 5:05 PM
Session 8
3:25 PM
Hydraulic Grade Line Analysis Case Study: Flow Conveyance and Volume Storage in Oversized Pipes Under Restricted Outlet Conditions
Claire Wittnebel, AECOM, ON, Canada
3:40 PM
Hybrid Modeling Approach to Bridge Drainage System
Sabina Sadek, Douglas Nuttall, and Mark Tan, HDR, ON, Canada
3:55 PM
Charlie Lake Low-Pressure Sewer System Model
Abbi Kau, McElhanney, BC, Canada
4:10 PM
Modeling Intermittent Water Supply using SWMM: Recommended Procedures Based on Quantitative Evidence
Omar Abdelazeem and David D. J. Meyer, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
4:25 PM
Modeling Wipe-Induced Blockages of Sewer Pipes
Katayoun Kargar and Darko Joksimovic, Toronto Metropolitan University, ON, Canada
4:40 PM
Group discussion period
5:05 PM
Awards, closing remarks + farewell