Here you can find short papers from the keynote speakers and abstracts from the speakers.

Opening session

EU Legislation applying to Contaminated sites management and future needs -Key note speaker: Dominique Darmendrail – COMMON FORUM, General secretary, France

Nordic EPAs, strategies and visions followed by discussion with the audience

Session A

Operationalizing Sustainable Sediment Management through a Decision Analytic Framing of the Triple Bottom Line – Key note speaker: Igor Linkow, 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

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

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

In-Situ Thermal Treatment of Fractured Rock – Gorm Heron, TerraTherm, Denmark

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

Session E

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

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 sewage-sludge treated soils – Aidin Geranmayeh, URS Nordic Sweden

Survey and remediation of TNT in groundwater, sediment and Wastewater – Emma Nehrenheim, Mälardalen University, Sweden

Session G

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 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

Strong natural attenuation of chlorinated solvent plumes in fractured sedimentary rock aquifers – Key note speaker: Beth Parker, University of Guelph,  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 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 – Stany Pensaert, DEC NV, Belgium

Mining in Norway – advantages and disadvantages for land and sea disposal of mine tailings – Jens Laugesen, DNV GL, Norway

Closing Session

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, Denmark