This year's Symposium & Workshop offered a comprehensive technical program featuring 15 technical sessions and four short courses. Following the Plenary Session on Tuesday, technical sessions highlighted research and innovative technologies that assist the Department of Defense (DoD) in addressing increasingly complex environmental challenges.  

Speaker presentations are now available for each session via the links below. For more information about each session, click the session number to view a brief description, detailed agenda, and corresponding abstracts and presentations. 

2011 Technical Sessions


  • Session 1A – Role of Fire in the Carbon Cycle under Climate Change
  • Session 1B – National and International Regulatory Impacts on DoD Operations: Refining the Goals of DoD’s Strategic Plan for ‘REACH’
  • Session 1C – Energy Management and Technologies for DoD Buildings
  • Session 1D – Improving Our Understanding of the Impact of Contaminants Stored in Low Permeability Zones


  • Session 2A – Challenges to Military Readiness Posed by Climate Change
  • Session 2B – Classification Applied to Munitions Response – Development
  • Session 2C – Impact of Particulate Emissions from Gas Turbine Powered Aircraft
  • Session 2D – Incorporating Innovative Technologies to Meet DoD Restoration Goals from Remedy in Place to Response Complete


  • Session 3A – Next Generation Energetic Materials – Striking a Balance between Performance, Insensitivity, and Environmental Sustainability
  • Session 3B – Classification Applied to Munitions Response – Production Applications
  • Session 3C – Renewable Energy on DoD Installations
  • Session 3D – Environmental Molecular Diagnostic Tools: Innovations and Applications


  • Session 4A – Pacific Island Restoration Challenges
  • Session 4B – Microgrids for Energy Security on DoD Installations
  • Session 4C – Best Management Practices for Controlling Munitions Constituents on Operational Ranges