2013 – Current Issues in Contaminated Land Risk Assessment

SoBRA & RSC Toxicology Group



Programme & Links to presentations (* requires login)

9:30 am Registration and tea/coffee

9:50 am  Morning Chair’s Remarks and Housekeeping – Simon Firth (SoBRA)

10:00 am  Update on Defra Contaminated Land projects* -Dr Morwenna Carrington (Defra)

10:20 am  Update on research/publications/guidance from the EA* – Trevor Howard (Environment Agency)

10:40 am Discussion and Questions to Speakers

11:00 am Morning Tea and Coffee Break

11:30 am  Addressing the difficulties of chemical testing* – Peter Hewitt (Laing O’Rourke)

11:50 am  Detecting intrusion pathways of soil gas to indoor air* – Boerge Hvidberg (Central Denmark Region)

12:20 pm Discussion and Questions to Speakers

12:40 pm Lunch

1:40 pm SoBRA Annual AGM and Election of Officers

2:10 pm  Afternoon Chair’s remarks – Mike Quint (SoBRA)

2:20 pm Environmental Lead in the UK – Could biomonitoring help to decide the true scale of human health impacts?* – Camilla Peace (Environ)

2:40 pm  Non-invasive methods for the biomonitoring of trace elements* – Chris Harrington (NHS Foundation Trust)

3:00 pm Discussion and Questions to Speakers

3:20 pm Afternoon Tea and Coffee Break

3:50 pm   Groundwater Vapour Modelling* – James Rayner (Geosyntec Consultants Ltd)

4:05 pm  The SoBRA accreditation scheme for risk assessors* – Rachel Dewhurst (MWH UK)

4:20 pm  Outcome of the Summer Asbestos Workshop* – Lucy Thomas (RSK)

4:35 pm Discussion and questions to speakers

4:50 pm Closing Remarks – Simon Firth – SoBRA (in-coming Chair)

5:00 pm Drinks reception