Presentations

Presentations will be published here as we get OK from the speakers

Monday, September 15, 2014
Short course B – Reuse of material, Swedish Geotechnical Institute
Short course C – Using the GeoProbe system for high resolution investigations at contaminated sites, NIRAS

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

OPENING SESSION
EU Legislation applying to Contaminated sites management and future needs – Key note speaker: Dominique Darmendrail – COMMON FORUM, General secretary, France
Strategies and future challenge – Nordic Environmental Protection Agencies, John Lotoft, Jeanette Häggrot (Swedish EPA), Jussi Reinikainen, (Finnish EPA), Ole Kiilerich, (Danish EPA), Vanja Alling (Norwegian EPA)

SESSION A Sustainability
Operationalizing Sustainable Sediment Management through a Decision Analytic Framing of the Triple Bottom Line – Key note speaker: Igor Linkov, Ph.D., US Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Adjunct Professor, Carnegie Mellon University, U.S.A
Incorporating sustainability into assessment and remediation of contaminated sites in Finland – Jussi Reinikainen, Finnish Environment Institute, Finland
Energy efficient remediation – Analysis and Action Plan for implementation of solar energy at remediation units – Trine Skov Jepsen, Orbicon A/S, Denmark
Re-use of material in Stockholm Royal Seaport – Anna Pramsten, City of Stockholm, and Helena Hellgren, NCC Construction, Sweden
Initiatives towards sustainable use of excavated soil in the Capital Region of Denmark, and the creation of the Soil Portal – Jens Gregersen, Capital Region of Denmark and Kristian Kirkebjerg, Grontmij, Denmark

SESSION B Investigation and risk assessment
Risk assessment of contaminated sites and diffuse sources to water resources – Key note speaker: Poul Bjerg, Professor, Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Denmark
Assessment of soil-water partitioning of polycyclic aromatic compounds using passive samplers and leaching tests – Anja Enell, Swedish Geotechnical institute
Comparison test on soil sampling containing volatile hydrocarbons – Katarina Björklöf, Finnish Environment Institute and Milja Vepsäläinen, Vahanen Environment Oy, Finland
Risk assessment of landfills in relation to surface water – Sanne Skov Nielsen, Orbicon, Denmark
Methodology for fast and reliable investigation and characterization of contaminated sites – Jørgen Mølgaard Christensen, DGE Group A/S, Denmark

SESSION C Protecting indoor air
Detecting intrusion pathways of contaminated soil gas to indoor air and describing remediation methods – Børge Hvidberg, Central Denmark
Region, Denmark
Probabilistic risk assessment for six vapour intrusion algorithms – Jeroen Provoost, Espoo, Independent Researcher, Finland
Freon – a new contaminant in the field? – Majbrith Langeland, Grontmij, Denmark

SESSION D New Technologies – Thermal
In-Situ Thermal Treatment of Fractured Rock – Gorm Heron, TerraTherm, USA
Indoor thermal remediation in an old industrial area in the Capital Region of Denmark – Katerina Hantzi, Capital Region of Denmark and Pernille
Kjaersgaard, Orbicon, Denmark
Thermal desorption – pilot testing in Machelen – Beel Pieter, JV Jan De Nul-Envisan, Belgium

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

SESSION E New technologies – inorganic compounds
Recent innovation in soil mix technology for land remediation and project SMiRT as a case study – Key note speaker: Abir Al-Tabbaa, Ph.D., Reader in Geotechnical Engineering, Department of Engineering, Cambridge University, England
In situ remediation and management of contaminated sites in Antarctica – Tom Statham, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Stabilization of metals in contaminated soils with zero-valent iron – evaluation of long term effects – Charlotta Tiberg, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences/ Swedish Geotechnical Institute, Sweden
Failure of a Sediment Cap – a Case Study – Gøril Aasen Slinde, Norwegian Geotechnical Institute, Norway

SESSION F Emerging contaminants
To be or not to be toxic: chemicals in aquatic ecosystems – Key note Speaker: Ketil Hylland, Professor, Toxicology, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, Norway
Search and you will find – emerging substances in contaminated land management – Patrick A. W. van Hees, Eurofins Environment Testing Sweden
Interactions of silver nanoparticles with sewagesludge treated soils – Aidin Geranmayeh, URS Nordic Sweden
Survey and remediation of TNT in groundwater, sediment and Wastewater – Emma Nehrenheim, Mälardalen University, Sweden

SESSION G New Technologies – organic
Full-scale electrokinetic enhanced bioremediation (EK-BIO) of PCE DNAPL in clay till – Evan Cox, Geosyntec, Canada
Full scale in situ bioremediation of triacetin and polar organics – Charlotte Riis, Niras, Denmark
In situ alkaline hydrolysis (ISAH) of pesticides – a large scale demonstration project – Morten Bondgaard, Central Denmark Region, Denmark
Bioremediation of petroleum hydrocarbon contaminated soil: a case study in Thailand – Associate Professor Dr. Prayad Pokethitiyook, Mahidol University, Bangkok,Thailand

SESSION H Contaminated sediments
Contaminated sediments in the Baltic Sea – what can microbes do? – Key note speaker: Kirsten Jørgensen, Ph.D., Marine Research Center, Finnish Environment Institute, Finland
Pilot testing of freeze dredging, capping and timber removal to support remediation of mercury contaminated sediments – Henrik Eriksson, Golder Associates, Sweden
Trondheim harbor, Cleaner harbour – planning of remedial actions – Marianne Kvennås, Norwegian Geotechnical Institute, Norway
Lessons learned from nearly three decades of sediment remediation in the USA – Rebecca Gardner, Anchor QEA AS, Norway

SESSION I Difficult Matrixes
Strong natural attenuation of chlorinated solvent plumes in fractured sedimentary rock aquifers – Key note speaker: Beth Parker, Ph.D., Professor and NSERC Industrial Research Chair, University of Guelph, School of Engineering, Canada
Matrix diffusion in groundwater aquifers – Henrik E. Steffensen, Niras, Denmark
Field investigations of DNAPL contaminated fractured rock – Rune Nordqvist, Geosigma, Sweden

SESSION J Mining
Mining and metals for a sustainable society – A contradiction? – Key note speaker: Henning Holmström, Ph.D., Managing Director Tasman Metals AB, Sweden
Approaches for reducing liabilities in tailings management – Xavier Lepère, DEC NV, Belgium
Mining in Norway – advantages and disadvantages for land and sea disposal of mine tailings – Jens Laugesen, DNV GL, Norway

CLOSING SESSION Strategies and regulations
Key Issues concerning Liability for Contaminated Land – Key note speaker: Jan Darpö, Professor, Department of Law, Uppsala University, Sweden
Development in public procurement of investigation strategy – Anja Melvej, Central Denmark Region
Large investigation of state funded remediations gives data base for future strategies – Helena Fürst, WSP, Sweden
Challenges in regulating dispersals of PFAS from contaminated ground and hazardous waste treatment plants in Norway – Vanja Alling, Norwegian Environment Agency, Norway

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Excursion to Stockholm Royal Seaport

Risk assessment and remediation -Maria Sundesten, Golder Construction, Sweden