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Agenda Day 2

08:00

DELEGATE REGISTRATION

KEYNOTE SESSION

Keynote Chairman: Yasser Kattan, Saudi Aramco

08:30

Khalid Abuleif, Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources
Paris Agreement: Challenges and Opportunities for Petroleum and Petrochemical Industries

08:45

Dr Prakash Govindan, co-founder & CTO, Gradiant Corporation

09:00

Dr. Amyn Dahya, GEMS
Role of Industries in Environmental Quality Enhancement

09:15

Abdul Wahab Al Ahmari, EDCO

10:00

COFFEE BREAK & POSTER SESSIONS IN EXHIBITION HALL

10:30 – 12:00

TECHNICAL SESSIONS

SESSION D2A


SUSTAINABLE OCEAN MANAGEMENT
AND BIODIVERSITY

Session Chairman: Dr. Mohammad Qurban & Dr. Ronald Loughland

The Red Sea Atlas: Applications and Visualization
Ibrahim Hoteit, KAUST, et al

Benthic Quality Assessment in Saudi Waters of the Arabian Gulf
T.V Joydas, KFPUM, et al

Emerging eDNA Tools for Timely Screening of Environmental Impacts Associated with the Oil Industry
Eva Aylagas, KAUST
Co-Author Susan Carvalho

Development of Environmental Oil Spill Sensitivity Atlas for the Marine and Coastal Areas of Arabian Gulf in Saudi Arabia
Karuppasamy Manikandan, KFUPM

Time Series Analysis of the Chlorophyll Concentration and Aerosol Optical Thickness in the Red Sea from Satellite Remote Sensing Data
Surya Tiwari, KFUPM, et al

SESSION D2B

REGIONAL TO LOCAL AIR POLLUTION

 

Session Chairman: Dr. Noushad Kunnummal & Dr. Jumaan Al-Qahtani

Climatic characteristics of dust in the Arabian Peninsula – An attempt to quantify the locally and transported dust amounts
George Kallos, WeMet P.C.

Assessment of Air Pollution over Dammam: Air Quality Index, Source Apportionment, and a novel mitigation approach (EcoTree)
Omer Aga, IABFU
Co-Author Ismail Anil

Monitoring of Volatile Organic Compounds in Urban and Rural Tropical Environments
Jean-Philippe Amiet, Chromatotec, et al

Wind Climate and Characteristics over Saudi Arabia
Jumaan Alqahtani, Saudi Aramco

Sensitivity Analysis of Grid Resolution of Meteorological Datasets
Ella Castillo, Air Quality Support, Kyle Gilchrist

Comprehensive assessment of air quality levels at King Fahd Causeway (KSA Side)
Khaled Salama, IABFU

12:00 – 13:00

PRAYER AND LUNCH BREAK

Lunch Sponsored by

13:00 – 14:30

TECHNICAL SESSIONS

SESSION D2C


MARINE MONITORING, MODELLING
AND POLLUTION 

Session Chairman:

Mr Ali Qasem & Dr. Khalid Asfahani

Long-term Patterns of Trace Elements Sequestration and Burial Rates in the Sediments of Blue Carbon Habitats of the Saudi Waters in the Arabian Gulf
Lotfi Rabaoui, KFUPM

Environmental Impact Assessment and Stewardship in the Saudi Arabian Red Sea
Susana Carvalho, SAKMEO

Using Multi-indices Approach to Assess Mangroves Changes over the Western Arabian Gulf along Saudi Arabia Coast
Mohammed Qurban, KFUPM

Establishment of Transboundary Migration Pathways and Pollutant Transport between Feeding and Nesting Grounds of Sea Turtles in the Arabian Gulf using Satellite Tracking Technology
Rommel Maneja, KFUPM

High Frequency Radars for Oil Spill Forecast in the Red Sea
Lohitzune Solabarrieta, KAUST
co-author Lina Eyouni

Ballast Water Monitoring and Compliance in Saudi Arabia
Kostas Yannakopoulos, et al

SESSION D2D


TECHNOLOGIES AND WASTE RECYCLING OPPORTUNITIES

Session Chairman:
Dr. Bassam Tawabini

Co-chairs: Ibrahim Al Shayqi

New Treatment Technology (DE-FLUOROTM) for Perand Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS), a Contaminant Group of Emerging Concern
Rick Parkman, AECOM

Assesing Waste To Energy Conversion Potential In The Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia
Manuel Hidalgo, BeeA’h

Recycling of HDPE Evaporation Pond Liner
AbdulRahman Lashkar, Saudi Aramco

Oil and Gas Sector – Energy, Waste and Again Energy
Jose Maria Zaragoza Torres, ARM Associates

Ultrasound-assisted solvent extraction of porous membrane packed solid samples: A new technology for extraction of target analytes from solid samples
Muhammad Sajid, KFUPM

E-waste Recycling: Cradle-to-Grave: copper recycling and environmental aspects
Beshr Abokhorj, Al Qaryan

14:30 – 15:00

COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER SESSIONS IN EXHIBITION HALL

15:00 – 16:30

TECHNICAL SESSIONS

SESSION D2E

WASTE MANAGEMENT & SOIL CONTAMINATION

Session Chairman:
Dr. Omar Aga

Co-chairs: Jihad Shana’a

Petroleum Hydrocarbon Bioremediation using Special Microorganisms and Enzyme Mixture
Cevat Yaman, IAU

Examples of Remediation and Clean-up Activities in Refineries and Petrochemical Sites
Raul Mucciolella, GeoStream

Methylene Blue and Metals Removal using Activated Charcoal Produced from Mixed Species of Municipal Organic Solid Waste; Preparation, Characterization, Kinetics and Equilibrium Study
Abdullah Basaleh, KFUPM

Reduction of Wastewater Generation through the Replacement of the Gas CO2 by Auto Liquid CO2 Injection
Mahmoud Alkahout, Saudi Aramco

Industrial Waste Management SAP Automation System
Abdulaziz Murad, Petro Rabigh

The importance and benefits of recycling
Nouf Abdulaziz Al-Ghofaili, Al Qaryan Group

SESSION D2F


OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

Session Chairman:
Dr. Saad Al-Dahalawi & Zubair Azizkhan

Occupational Radon Assessment in an Exploration Core Processing Facility
Ganiyu Asuni, Saudi Aramco

Quality Assessment of Groundwater from Wajid Aquifer for Drinking and Irrigation Purposes in Wadi Al-Dawasir
Mohammed Benaafi, KFUPM

Adverse Respiratory Health and Decline in Lung Functions among Workers of Riyadh Metro Railway Tunnel
Mahmoud Abdulrahman Mahmoud, Public Health Department, IMSIU

The Journey of Rolling out Water Safety Plans (WSP) in Saudi Aramco (a new mandatory requirement for drinking water producers in Saudi Arabia).
Abdulrahman K Al-Jaafari & Mohammed Yagout, Saudi Aramco

Managing the Medical Aspects of a suspected Foodborne Illness Outbreak in the Petrochemical environment
Syed Nasir & Thomas Hullock, Saudi Aramco

Occupational Radiation Protection in Healthcare
Hassan Al Gahmdi. Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare

17:00

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