Symposium Schedule

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Monday June 24, 2019

  • 1:30-2:00 pm Registration (Lory Student Center #302)
  • 2:00-5:00 pm  Workshop 1: Approaches for Evaluating Life-Cycle Costs, Performance, and Co-benefits of LID
  • 2:00-5:00 pm Workshop 2: Installation of LID in Semi-arid Regions: Challenges with LID Installation and Potential Solutions
  • 6:00-8:00 PM Welcome Party & Networking Event

Tuesday June 25, 2019

  • Registration (Lory Student Center #350)
  • 8:30-9:00 am Welcome
  • 9:00 -10:30 am  Session 1: LID Research 
  • 10:30-12:00 pm Session 2: LID Policy 
  • 12:00-2:00 pm – Lunch & Keynote
  • 2:00-3:30 pm – LID Expert Panel
  • 3:30-5:00 pm – Session 3: LID Application & Case Studies
  • 5:30-8:30 pm – Banquet

Wednesday June 26, 2019

  • 9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Fort Collins LID Tour
  • 1:00-4:00 pm – Fort Collins Brewery Tour ($60 – Must be 21 or older and includes several samples of beer from local Fort Collins Breweries)  No on-site registrations available.

Breakout Sessions

Session 1: 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

  • RESEARCH (LSC# 304/306)
    • Effects Of Stormwater Infiltration Spatial Arrangement On Subsurface Storage And Baseflow, Benjamin Choat
    • Utilizing Bioretention For Pesticide Removal From Nursery Runoff, Grant Graves
    • Laboratory Investigation Of Removal Of Heavy Metals From Stormwater Using Biochar And Nanoscale Zero Valent Iron Amended Biochar, Md Sazadul Hasan
    • Evaluation Of Green Stormwater Infrastructure Network Effects On Incidences Of Urban Roadway Flooding, Katie Knight
    • Optimizing Wave Dissipation By Floating Wetlands For Reduction Of Shoreline Erosion Due To Wave Action, Maxwell O’Brien
  • APPLIED (LSC# 308/310)
    • Low Impact Stormwater Quality And Quantity Management Approach At The River Mile Development, Christopher Olson
    • Designing The Natural City: Consolidated LID Approaches For The River Mile Urban District, Greg Dorolek
    • A Simple Procedure To Optimize Low Impact Development Type And Area Treated Based On User Input, John Mcmaine
    • LID Planning For Original Aurora: Where Stormwater And Urban Planning Meet, Emily Villines
    • Performance Monitoring Of A Simple Retrofit For A Rain Garden In Fort Collins, CO, Tyler Dell

Session 2: 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM

  • RESEARCH (LSC# 304/306)
    • Performance Evaluation Of Extensive Green Roofs In The Semi-Arid Upper Great Plains Region, Jason Phillips
    • Modeling The Performance Of Agricultural Stormwater Constructed Wetlands, Daniyal Siddiqui
    • Progress On Using Aggregated Fly Ash For Phosphorus Removal In Bioretention, Jason Vogel
    • Effect Of Compost Filter Socks On Nutrient And Sediment Levels In Simulated Construction Site Runoff Containing Sediment From Different Soil Types, Madeline Wade
    • A Comprehensive Tool For Design And Optimization Of Green And Gray Stormwater Infrastructures, Ali Zadeh, Shojaeizadeh
  • POLICY (LSC# 308/310)
    • Instituting A GI Program: A Journey From Policy To Implementation, Basil Hamdan
    • Integrating LID Into Municipal Design Criteria: A Colorado MS4 Perspective, Kevin Koryto
    • Iowa’s LID Success Through Education And Partnerships, Pat Sauer
    • Case Studies Demonstrating The Evolution Of LID And Green Infrastructure To Meet Combined Sewer Overflow Goals And Regulatory Requirements, Scott Struck
    • International Stormwater BMP Database: Lessons Learned From Over 20 Years Of Stormwater Monitoring, Christopher Olson

Session 3: 3:30 PM – 4:45 PM

  • POLICY (LSC# 304/306)
    • Pervious Concrete Long-Term Clogging Trends And Evaluation Of Cleaning Methods, Jason Vogel
    • The New National ASCE Standard For Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement, Robert Bower
    • Topsoil Management As An Effective Stormwater Control Measure, Sara Johnson
    • Quantifying Volume Reduction In Grass Buffers And Grass Swales, Holly Piza
    • Barriers To Low Impact Development (LID) For Stormwater Management And What Has Changed In The Past 10 Years, Tyler Dell
  • APPLIED (LSC# 308/310)
    • A Plan To Assess The Effectiveness Of Denver’s Green Infrastructure Program, Christopher Olson
    • Replicating Pre-Development Hydrologic Conditions In Dense Urban Developments: A Case Study At The “Steam On The Platte” Project In Denver, CO, Jay Peters
    • Stormwater Monitoring: Urban Drainage & Flood Control District Lessons Learned, Jason Stawski
    • Urban Green Infrastructure Design & Management: Learning From Living Roofs, RainGardens, And A Created Meadow In The Flint Hills Ecoregion, Lee Skabelund
    • Integrated Stormwater Management Planning For The Renfrew Neighborhood In Calgary: Translating Lessons Learned From North Of The Border To The Great Plains, Scott Struck

Poster Sessions

Poster Session: 10:15 AM – 5:00 PM

  • Grand Ballroom (LSC# 350)
    • Performance Of A Field-Scale Residential Rain Garden Amended With Biochar, Farhana Akhter
    • Protecting Our Neighborhood Detention POND Program, Jennifer Salvo
    • Development Of An LID Design And Inspection And Maintenance Manual For The City Of Tulsa, Kolt Vaughn
    • Making The First Lady’s Garden Sustainable, Kimberly White