Helping the international community 

adopt and maintain environmentally sound & sustainable practices


36th Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water, and Energy


October 19-23, 2020


Expect the same high-quality educational content you have come to know over the years, a limited number of virtual trade show booths, a variety of networking opportunities, and more!

Online Program


Accessing the Conference

Once registered, you will receive an email from the conference platform (Pathable) with a link and instructions to login. Check junk, spam, or the "other" folder if you do not see it (look for "36th Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water, and Energy" from After creating your login, we recommend bookmarking/favoriting the site for easy access throughout (and after) the conference. Be sure to use Chrome as your browser.

Contact Brenna or Amanda with questions.

Recording: Registration includes an all access pass! The conference will be fully recorded and available to watch for 4 months post-conference!

The Annual Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water and Energy has become the preeminent national conference in this important environmental area. The conference attracts 600-800 attendees annually, including a wide variety of representation from state and federal agencies, military, industry (including railroad, petroleum, transportation, and utilities), environmental engineering, environmental consulting, and academia. A strong and diverse technical program is developed each year in concert with a variety of educational, social, and networking opportunities. Equipment demonstrations and video presentations will augment the virtual exhibits, bringing real world application to the technical theory presented in the sessions. Focused workshops provide attendees with practical information for immediate application. The conference promises to be an exciting opportunity for all those concerned with the challenge of developing creative, cost-effective assessments and solutions that can withstand the demands of regulatory requirements.

View Past Conference Information

Conference Directors
Paul T. Kostecki, Ph.D. UMass Amherst

Edward J. Calabrese, Ph.D.

UMass Amherst

Clifford Bruell, Ph.D.

UMass Lowell