IES Land Condition Symposium, Bristol – 11th November 2020

When: 11 November 2020

Where: Bristol

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