2014 – Current Issues in Contaminated Land Risk Assessment

SoBRA & RSC Toxicology Group

Date: 16th December 2015
Venue: The Library, Burlington House, RSC, London W1J 0BA


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 and Welsh Government Contaminated Land projects* – David Middleton (Defra)

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

10:40 am Changes to the Scottish Guidance and Human Health Risk Assessment* – Alison Searle (IOM)

11:05 am Discussion and Questions to Speakers

11:20 am Morning Tea and Coffee Break

11:45 am PCB Source identification and age dating human exposure* – David Megson (Ontario Ministry of the Environment)

12:15 pm Every Tooth Tells a Story* – Rachel Knowles (UCL Institute of Child Health)

12:35 pm Discussion and Questions to Speakers

12:45 pm Lunch

1:30 pm SoBRA Annual AGM and Election of Officers

2:00 pm Afternoon Chair’s remarks – Kate Jones (RSC Toxicology Group)

2:10 pm Recent Updates on Bioaccessibility Testing* – Mark Cave (BGS)

2:30 pm Category 4 Screening Levels– Richard Boyle (BGS)

2:45 pm Update on Asbestos* – Simon Cole (URS Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited)

3:00 pm Discussion and Questions to Speakers

3:15 pm Afternoon Tea and Coffee Break

3:35 pm Environment Agency Guidance for Oil and Gas Exploration– Jan Hookey (Environment Agency)

3:55 pm The SoBRA accreditation scheme for risk assessors* – Rachel Dewhurst (MWH UK)

4:05 pm Acute Risk Assessment Sub group* – Barry Mitcheson (Jacobs)

4:15 pm Outcome of the Summer Chlorinated Solvents Workshop* – Theresa Cory / David Hall

4:20 pm Discussion and questions to speakers

4:45 pm Closing Remarks – Chris Taylor (SoBRA in-coming Chair)

4.55 pm Drinks reception