Joint SoBRA / RSC December 2017 Conference

Current Issues in Contaminated Land Risk Assessment

Date: 5th December 2017

Venue: The Royal Society of Chemistry, The Library, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BA

Booking: Details to follow shortly





9:30 am Registration, tea & coffer

9:50 am Morning Chairs Remarks & Housekeeping – Alex Lee (SoBRA)

10:00 am Environment Agency Update on Research/Publications/Guidance – Angela Haslam (Environment Agency)

10:25 am NHBC’s Land Quality Endorsement – Lisa Hathaway & Gavin Allsopp (NHBC)

10:45 am Discussion & Questions to Speakers 

11:00 am Morning Tea & Coffee Break

11:15 am Challenges of the Practical Application of Part 2a – A Case Study – Stephen Tromans

11:45 am EFSA Review of the Toxicology of PFAS – Martin Rose (University of Manchester)

12:15 am Discussion & Questions to Speakers

12:30 pm Lunch

13:20 pm SoBRA Annual General Meeting

13:45 pm Afternoon Chairs Remarks  – Kate Jones (RSC Toxicology Group)

13:50 pm Update on Newcastle Allotments Biomonitoring Study – Lindsay Bramwell (Newcastle City Council)

14:20 pm Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland Pesticide Leaching Assessment Program (PLAP) – Annette Rosenbom

15:00 am Discussion & Questions to Speakers

15:15 pm Afternoon Tea & Coffee Break

15:30 pm Oral Bioaccesibility of Potentially Toxic Elements in the Urban Area of Belfast – Tatiana Cocerva (Queen’s University Belfast)

15:50 pm Outcomes from the SoBRA Summer 2017 Workshop – Sarah Mortimer/Geraint Williams (SoBRA)

16:00 pm Updates from Subgroups

  • Asbestos: Simon Cole (Aecom)
  • Acute risk assessment: Barry Mitcheson (AMEC)
  • Standards: Geraint Williams (SoBRA)

16:45 pm Discussion and questions to speakers

16:55 pm Closing Remarks

17:00 pm Drinks reception