Poster Sessions

2016 COSIA AI-EES Water Conference

To complement our technical program, COSIA and AI-EES are pleased to showcase 36 poster presentations at this year’s conference. The posters will be unveiled during the first coffee/networking break on Tuesday, March 22 and will be available for viewing until the close of the conference Wednesday, March 23.

OSPW Active Treatment

Golder Associates
Reducing Long-Term Liability Through Geochemical Characterization Programs: What can be learned from other mining industries?

Integrated Sustainability Consultants Ltd.
Climate, Water Availability, and the Success of the Oil Sands (Wetlands)

University of Alberta
Desalination of Oil Sands Process-Affected Water by Forward Osmosis Using Basal Depressurized Water (BDW)

University of Alberta
Optimization of Membrane Bioreactor for the Treatment of Oil Sands Process-Affected Water Treatment

University of Alberta
Removing Naphthenic Acids from Oil Sands Process-Affected Water Using Electro-Adsorption Process

University of Alberta, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Optimization of Integrated Fixed-Film Activated Sludge (IFAS) for the Treatment of Oil Sands Process-Affected Water

University of Calgary, Department of Biological Sciences
Development of a Plant Cell Biosensor of Naphthenic Acid Toxicity Using Fluorescent Organelle Markers

OSPW Analytical Methods

Maxxam Analytics
Passive Membrane Samplers to Assess Low Level PAH Water Contamination

OSPW Passive Treatment

Oceans-EWS Treatment
Potential of the Application of MSR Technology™ in the Alberta Oil Sands (Wetlands)

Stantec Consulting
Selenium Removal Technologies, New Trends

Toxicity of OSPW

University of Calgary
Assessing the Health Impact of Phosphate Bio-Stimulated OSPW on Embryonic Zebrafish (Danio Rerio) (Monitoring)

Treatment Technology

Center for Environmental Engineering Research and Education (CEERE), Schulich School of Engineering
An Advanced Oxidation Process Coupled With Reverse Osmosis for the Treatment of SAGD Blowdown Impurities

Chem Werx Inc.
Best Practice to Clean Oil Fouled Ion Exchange Resins

Dynasonic Global
Dynasonic Oil/Water Separator – Reduce Water Processing "Pots and Pans" on Your Next SAGD Site

University of Calgary
Dissolved Organic Matter Characterization and Photodegradation of SAGD Boiler Feed Water

Water-Land Nexus

Alberta WaterSMART
An Athabasca First: Collaborative Water Management Tools for Sustainable Resource Development in the River Basin


Alberta Innovates–Technology Futures
Natural Arsenic Sources and Distribution in Groundwater from the Cold Lake-Beaver River Watershed

Knowledge Management for Integrated Water Resources Management: A Dutch Perspective

Natural Resources Canada
Colloids in Ground and Surface Waters of the Athabasca Oil Sands Region: Initial Results (GW)

University of Alberta
A Spatial and Temporal Assessment of Contaminants in Otoliths from the Lower Athabasca Region (Monitoring)

University of Alberta, SWAMP Laboratory, Department of Renewable Resources
Big Data, Big Opportunities: Fluorescence and Mass Spectral Analyses of NOM for Fingerprinting the Lower Athabasca River

University of Calgary
Substantial Young Streamflow in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region


Advisian, WorleyParsons Group
Integrated Surface Water and Groundwater Modelling for Oil Sands Reclamation

Alberta Innovates–Technology Futures
Quantification of Naphthenic Acids in Water Samples: Challenges for complex matrix?

Athabasca University
Bacterial Biosensors for High Throughput Water Monitoring of Naphthenic Acids and Screening for Bioremediation Pathways

Barr Engineering
Major Ion Chemical Evolution in Oil Sands Process Waters

CSA Group – Canadian Standards Association
Standards for Sustainability of Water Resources in Working Landscapes

Integrated Sustainability Consultants Ltd.
Physical Water Management Optimization Using Agent-Based Modelling (ABM)

Embryo Larval Effects Fathead Minnow

Natural Capital of Water

University of Alberta
Impacts of Ozone-Based Advanced Oxidation Processes on the Oil Sands Process-Affected Water Remediation

University of Alberta
Optimization of Operating Conditions of a Membrane Bioreactor for Raw and Ozonated OSPW Treatment (Different Operating Conditions)

University of Alberta
Study on Bioreactors for Oil Sands Process Affected Water Treatment by Microbial and Microsensor Technology

University of Alberta, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Development of Nanocomposite Polymeric Membranes with Enhanced Properties for Oil Sands Process-Affected Water Treatment

University of Alberta, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Electrochemical Degradation of Naphthenic Acids by Using Graphite and (Ti/RuO2–IrO2) Anodes

University of Alberta, Department of Civil Environmental Engineering
Fractionation of Oxy and Sulphur-Containing Naphthenic Acids Species via Ag-Ion Solid Phase Extraction