Adelaide 2019 Themes

CleanUp Conference

The themes for the International CleanUp Conference 2019 will be:

 

  • Contaminants in the soil and water including fate and transport
    • Non-metal contaminants
    • Metal contaminants
    • Organic contaminants
    • Radionuclides
  •  Recent advances in site characterisation
  • Analytical aspects of assessment and remediation of contaminants
  • Approaches to prevention of contamination                                                                                          
  • Asbestos: policy considerations, assessment, risk characterisation and remediation
  • Assessment (characterisation), remediation and management of volatiles compounds
  • Case studies including bottlenecks for remediation
    • Impediments to remediation – case studies
  • Chlorinated hydrocarbon contaminated site assessment, remediation and long term management
  • Contamination from chemical weapons and unexploded ordinances
  • Dealing with mixed contamination
  • Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) assessment, remediation and management
  • Emerging contaminants other than PFAS
  • Fractured rocks-  characterization and remediation
  • Innovative in situ and ex situ remediation technologies,
  • In-situ chemical oxidation
  • Electrokinetic remediation
  • Using Horizontal drilling in remediation
  • Treatment trains
  • Landfill evaluation, capping and gas management
  • Issues in the disposal of industrial and urban wastes
  • Green approaches to managing wastes
  • Methane effect on environment and detection technologies
  • Petroleum hydrocarbon contaminated site assessment, remediation and management
  • Sediments assessment and remediation
  • Environmental molecular diagnostics 
  • Legal responses to the problem of site contamination
  • Adverse impacts of agriculture on soil, water and food quality
  • Sources, potential adverse effects and remediation of agricultural soil contaminants
  • Listen and learn: Developing effective communication strategies to deal with communities affected by contaminated sites
  • Workshop: Beyond consultant accreditation – what more?