CL:AIRE is delighted to be partnering with The Geological Society in holding a one day conference in Cardiff, Wales on Monday 21 March 2016 focussing on land contamination.
As part of the Geological Society’s Year of Water this one day meeting will discuss the latest policy and how new technology can benefit the management, regulation, assessment and characterisation of land affected by contamination.
Over 30 abstracts were submitted and the programme contains the following presentations:
- State of contaminated land - Natural Resources Wales
- Ground gas and vapour – an update on the UK’s new guidance and how it can be used to enable a pragmatic, robust and scientific assessment of risks - The Environmental Protection Group
- Sustainable remediation options in a changing environment – Mott MacDonald
- Removal of a Part 2A designation at Rhodia Chemical Works, Whithaven - dbremediation
- Environmental geophysical methods applied to the 3D mapping of ground contamination at West Pond, Barry Docks to better refine a conceptual ground model - Cardiff University
- The use of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology to assess ground conditions and improve ground models and risk assessments - ESI
- Quantifying the loss of available groundwater resource associated with point-source contamination in unused aquifers - Advisian WorleyParsons Group
- Using digital 3D models for complete contamination assessment - ARUP
- Coed Darcy: A catalyst for regional regeneration - Atkins Ltd
- Avonmounth Chemical Works: Remediation of chlorinated solvents during large scale redevelopment – Celtic
- Ensuring sustainable remediation through the use of early, detailed investigation techniques, Knottingley Former Chemical Works - Grontmij
- SoBRA Register of Risk Assessors - The Society for Brownfield Risk Assessment
- The future of sustainable reuse of land - CL:AIRE
- Introducing the National Quality Mark Scheme - Environment Agency
A full programme indicating sponsors, speakers, timings and details of how to register for the event will be released shortly. Registration will be £70 for GeolSoc Fellows and CL:AIRE Members, and £95 for other delegates.