When: 11 November 2020
This one-day technical symposium focuses on knowledge exchange, debate and discussion addressing topical issues at the centre of land condition.
Hear from experts at the cutting edge of research, policy and practice in the assessment and remediation of land, gain valuable CPD and have ample opportunity to network with sectoral peers.
Who should attend?
Environmental Consultants | Contaminated Land Equipment Manufacturers | Expert Practitioners | Remediators | Local Authority Officers | Academics & Researchers | Environmental Science Graduates & PhD Students | Government Officers | NGO & Professional Body Staff
The Office for Environmental Protection – what is it and what will it do? – Angus Evers, Partner at SHOOSMITHS LLP
Maximising the impact and potential of phytoremediation – Professor Diane Purchase, Professor of Environmental Biotechnology at Middlesex University
Soil treatment – Look back to the future! – Jonathan Atkinson, Technical Specialist Ground Water & Contaminated Land at Environment Agency (UK)
Using biochar to promote the bio-remediation of petroleum contaminated soils – Emmanuel Atai, PhD researcher at Cranfield University
The importance of a CSM – best practice from a regulatory perspective and regulatory updates in Wales – Rachel Thomas, Pembrokeshire County Council – Representing Welsh Land Contamination Working Group
Challenges arising from nuclear site clean-up and developments in the regulatory landscape – Juliet Long, Environment Agency
Technical aspects of remediating radioactive contaminated land – Jonathan Taylor, Radiation Protection Adviser at Aurora Health Physics Services
Realising the heritage value of former gasworks sites – Russell Thomas, Technical Director at WSP & Professor at University of Strathclyde
Introduction to the RemSoc Framework – George Evans, Soil Fix and RemSoc
Nuclear New Build and excavated materials management – The elephant in the room? – Liz Gray, Principal Consultant at Atkins
Book here: https://www.the-ies.org/events/lcs20