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FEBRUARY
26
(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
27
(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
28
(WED)
Conference (Day 1)
Gala Dinner
7:30 AM
Registration and Breakfast
8:00 AM
Opening Remarks
8:10 - 10:00 AM
Session 1
8:10 AM
US EPA’s future role for the Stormwater Management Model (SWMM)
Michelle Simon, US EPA, Cincinnati, OH, USA
8:30 AM
Flow duration curves for the evaluation of lid effectiveness
Chris Brooker, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
8:45 AM
SCADA + SWMM - HYDROLOGY = Data driven modeling of SSO 700 storage and treatment facility in Cincinnati
Reese Johnson and Melissa Gatterdam, Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA, Bryant E. McDonnell, Ruben Kertesz, Fred Myers, Luis Montestruque and Elena Rubchinskaya, EmNet LLC, South Bend, IN, USA
9:00 AM
Another way to use (PC)SWMM - Dynamic modeling of wave oscillations in a canal
William James, CHI, Guelph, ON, Canada and Nelly Peyron, Hydropraxis, Montpellier, France
9:15 AM
Integrated plan combining house-level I/I mitigation program and GI technology to avoid street flooding - Case study: Newton-Bedford blueprint Columbus
Hazem Gheith, Arcadis Inc., Columbus, OH, USA
9:30 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 D. Zgnilec, OHM Advisors, Livonia, MI, USA
9:45 AM
Group question period
10:00 AM
Coffee Break & Poster Preview
10:30 - 12:00 PM
Session 2
10:30 AM
The nexus of climate change, population, and water security; Implications for engineering need
Ed McBean, University of, Guelph, ON, Canada
10:45 AM
QA QC hydraulic comparison of InfoWorks ICM, SWMM5 and XPSWMM for gravity partial, pressure and force main flows with slopes that are flat, adverse and steep with and without link offsets
Robert E. Dickinson, Innovyze, Tampa, FL, USA and Anthony Kuch, Innovyze, Portland, OR, USA
11:00 AM
Locating and evaluating the costs and benefits of urban LID retrofits
Mike Talbot, EOR, Oakdale, MN, USA and Nandana Perera CHI, Guelph, ON, Canada
11:15 AM
Foundations for multi-thread parallel computation in stormwater network models
Ben Hodges, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA and A. Charles Rowney, ACR, LLC, Longwood, FL, USA
11:30 AM
Evaluation and simulation of a large-scale pilot water farm project in South Florida, USA
Christopher Brown , University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL, USA
11:45 AM
Group question period
12:00 PM
Lunch
1:00 - 2:30 PM
Session 3
1:00 PM
Evaluating the stormwater management model accuracy in mixed flows conditions
Jose G. Vasconcelos, Yasemin Eldayih, Yang Zhoo and Jalil A. Jamily, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA
1:15 PM
Low impact development strategies for wetland modeling
Ellen Hachborn, CHI, Guelph, ON, Canada and Jake McQueen, Palmer Environmental Consulting Group Inc., Toronto, ON, Canada
1:30 PM
Modeling urban sewers with artificial fractal geometries
Scott Jeffers and Franco Montalto, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
1:45 PM
Integrated catchment-reservoir modeling to support smart management of reservoir resources in Singapore
Yang Peipei, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Lloyd Chua, Deakin University, Australia and Kim N. Irvine, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
2:00 PM
Application of a hydraulic and pneumatic transient model to investigate pavement heaving near a drop structure for a large-diameter relief sewer in a combined sewer system
Peter Klaver, LimnoTech, Ann Arbor, MI, USA , Joshua Hallsten and Jon Bergenthal, Jacobs Engineering, St. Louis, MO, USA
2:15 PM
Group question period
2:30 PM
Coffee Break & Poster Preview
3:00 - 4:30 PM
Session 4
3:00 PM
2D modeling in urban areas: A case study comparing side by side PCSWMM 2D and HEC-RAS 2D
Simon Deslauriers and Gilles Rivard, Lasalle|NHC, Montreal, QC Canada
3:15 PM
Updating aging LiDAR for flood mitigation modeling
Mike Talbot and Derek Lash, EOR, Oakdale, MN, USA
3:30 PM
Flow control on a new residential sector in a natural area using a 2D-Double drainage model: A case study
Leonardo Cisneros, Groupe Civitas Inc., Laval, QC, Canada
3:45 PM
Binary passing vehicle search approach for the energy saving in water distribution system
Poonam Savsani, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
4:00 PM
Field evaluation of discretized model setup for the stormwater management model
Robson L. Pachaly, Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil, Jose G. Vasconcelos, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA and Daniel Allasia, Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil
4:15 PM
Group question period
4:30 PM
Closing Remarks
4:35 PM
Poster session - Meet and talk to our poster presenters, with cash bar
6:30 PM
Gala Dinner
MARCH
01
(THU)
Conference (Day 2)
Closing Ceremonies
7:45 AM
Registration and Breakfast
8:25 AM
Opening Remarks
8:30 - 10:00 AM
Session 5
8:30 AM
Toward fundamental pollutant routing and treatment modeling within stormwater control measures using computational fluid dynamics
David Spelman, Bradley University, Peoria, IL, USA and John Sanslaone, University of Florida, FL, USA
8:45 AM
Tracking urban contaminant fate and transport: An application of PySWMM and the USEPA SWMM5 API
Katherine Ratliff and Anne Mikelonis, US EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
9:00 AM
Statistical distribution of TSS event loads from small urban environments
Dominik Leutnant, Mathias Uhl, Muenster University, Muenster, Germany and Dirk Muschalla, Graz University, Graz, Austria
9:15 AM
Modeling the washoff of particulate and dissolved pollutants from urban catchments: is the behaviour of all stormwater pollutants made equal?
Jarrod Gaut, Lloyd Chua, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia and Kim N. Irvine, Nanyang Technolgical University, Singapore
9:30 AM
Modeling of suspended sediment concentration using conventional and machine learning approaches in Thames River, London, Canada
Issam Mohamed and Imtiaz Shah, Western University, London, ON, Canada
9:45 AM
Group question period
10:00 AM
Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 PM
Session 6
10:30 AM
Calibrating the stormwater management model: an automated, genetic approach
Edward Tiernan and Ben Hodges, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
10:45 AM
Application of real-time weather forecast in collection system operation
Tiantian Xiang and Hazem Gheith, ARCADIS U.S., Inc., Columbus, OH, USA
11:00 AM
Using a coupled modeling approach on pilot areas to better understand system-wide impacts from rainfall-derived inflow and infiltration (RDII)
Bryan Rogne, Brown and Caldwell, Grand Rapids, MI, USA, Conor Bury, Brown and Caldwell, Cleveland, OH, USA and Lita Laven, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD), Cleveland, OH, USA
11:15 AM
Quantifying base infiltration in the municipal sanitary sewer systems of York Region
Robert Major and Ranin Nseir, The Regional Municipality of York, New Market, ON, Canada
11:30 AM
How good is your model?
Sam Shamsi and Leisha Pica, Jacobs Engineering, Aliquippa, PA, USA
11:45 AM
Group question period
12:00 PM
Lunch
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Session 7
1:00 PM
High resolution topo mapping: How much can LIDAR improve modeling of LID/GI and what lessons can we glean for design practices?
Ruben Kertesz, EmNet LLC, South Bend, IN, US and Dan Murray, US EPA, Cincinnati, OH, USA
1:15 PM
Time savings with ESRI collector application for stormwater management
Chad Boyer, ms consultants, Columbus, OH, USA
1:30 PM
A comprehensive review on available tools for modeling low impact development (LID) techniques in lab, small and large-scale watersheds
S. Kaykhosravi, U.T Khan and A.M Jadidi, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
1:45 PM
Need to improve SWMM's subsurface flow routing algorithm for green infrastructure modeling
Joong Gwang Lee, Center for Urban Green Infrastructure Engineering (CUGIE Inc), Cincinnati, OH, USA, William Shuster, US EPA, Cincinnati, OH, USA and Sudhir Kshirsagar, Global Quality Corp., Covington, KY, USA
2:00 PM
Evaluation of partial duration and annual maxima series rainfall models using the low impact development treatment train tool
Sandra Vrban, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada, Yi Wang, GHD, Waterloo, ON, Canada, Ed McBean and Bahram Gharabaghi, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
2:15 PM
Group question period
2:30 PM
Coffee Break
3:00 - 5:00 PM
Session 8
3:00 PM
Open channel junction’s flow field simulation and flowmetery accuracy in different discharge ratios and confluence angles
Hossein Bonakdari and Bahram Gharabaghi, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
3:15 PM
Calibrate the constrained data to develop unconstrained annual hydrographs
Suibing Liu and Susan E. Moisio, CH2M Hill, Cincinnati, OH, USA, Pedro Quiros Pierce, CH2M Hill, Miami, FL, USA, and James B. Ferguson, Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department, Miami, FL, USA
3:30 PM
A quantitative statistical analysis of rainfall-derived infiltration and inflow into the sanitary sewer system – A case study of the City of London, Ontario
Albert Jiang and Ed McBean, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
3:45 PM
Evaluation of water diplomacy for restoration of a trans-boundary wetland (Tentative presentation)
Mohammad Ebrahim Banihabib and Sajad Najafi Marghmaleki, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
3:00 PM
Flood simulation and risk assessment for Harirud River basin, Afghanistan (Tentative presentation)
Ahmad Shayeq Azizi, Ministry of Energy and Water-Afghanistan, Herat, Afghanistan and Yuji Toda, Nagoya University, Japan
4:15 PM
Group question period
4:30 PM
Awards and conference closure