Sustainable Use and Management of Soil, Sediment and Water Resources

14th International Conference | 26–30 June 2017 | Lyon, France | SAVE THE DATE


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Dear friends and colleagues,

The 14th International AquaConSoil Conference will focus on sustainable use and management of soil, sediment and water resources.

AquaConSoil2017 will take place in the Convention Centre in Lyon, classed as a UNESCO world heritage site and will host delegates from research institutes and universities, governmental and consultant organisations and from industry.

AquaConSoil is organized by Deltares, in cooperation with the local French consortium of scientists, policy makers and consultants coordinated by BRGM.

Any news about the conference will also be announced via the AquaConSoil LinkedIn-group.

We are looking forward to welcome you in Lyon!

The AquaConSoil program will offer Thematic Lecture Sessions, Poster Sessions, Special Sessions, Exhibition, Technical Tours, Courses, and a Matchmaking event.

AquaConSoil 2017 provides great opportunities for scientists, companies and policy makers to extend and enforce their network, start new cooperation activities and be informed of and inspired by the latest developments in the field of sustainable use and management of soil, sediment and (ground)water resources.

Our Call for Abstracts is closed. We have received more than 520 contributions and cordially would like to thank all authors.

AquaConSoil 2017 Preliminary list of sessions

SpS = Special Session

  • 1. Assessment and monitoring of soil, water and sediment quality

    1a.1 Adaptive monitoring based on real time data, model driven

    1b.1 Passive samplers & passive flux Samplers

    1b.2 On-site & in-situ characterization – Real-time monitoring

    1c.1 Monitoring microbial degradation processes

    1c.2 Monitoring contaminant effects on subsurface biology

    1c.3 Isotope analysis based monitoring

    1d.1 Geophysical and geostatistic methods in site characterisation

    1d.2 Biological and geochemical indicators in site assessment and MNA

    1d.3 Integrated methods in assessment and monitoring I

    1d.4 Integrated methods in assessment and monitoring II

    1e.1 Groundwater-soil-sediment-surface water interaction I

    1e.2 Groundwater-soil-sediment-surface water interaction II

  • 2. Risk assessment

    2a.1 Human health risk assessment

    2b.1 Bioavailability assessment of PAHs and heavy metals

    2b.2 Bioavailability and bioindicators

    2b.3 Ecological Risk Assessment and Modelling

    2b.4 SpS  Bioavailability vs. reactivity of organic pollutants in soils and sediments

    2b.5 SpS  Improved decision making for contaminated land site investigation and risk assessment

    2c.1 Risk assessment emerging pollutant and multi-compounds

    2c.2 SpS  Emerging issues with PFAS risk assessment workshop

    2d.1 Risks related to surface & subsurface energy systems

  • 3. Advances in remediation technologies

    3a.1 Advances in biological reductive dechlorination

    3a.2 Pilot and field scale biological reductive dechlorination

    3a.3 Bioremediation of contaminants of emerging concern

    3a.4 Bioremediation of aliphatic/aromatic hydrocarbons and fuel-additives

    3b.1 In situ chemical oxidation (ISCO) I

    3b.2 In situ chemical oxidation (ISCO) II

    3b.3 Immobilization techniques

    3b.4 In situ and ex situ chemical reduction techniques

    3b.5 SpS  Free session – Silphes project

    3c.1 Physical and Thermal technologies for site remediation

    3c.2 Thermal technologies for site remediation

    3c.3 SpS  Geophysical monitoring of optimized DNAPL extraction techniques

    3d.1 Phytoremediation of heavy metal-polluted soils and sediments

    3d.2 Phytoremediation of complex pollutant mixtures

    3e.1 Nanoremediation: from lab investigation to field application

    3e.2 The NanoRem project

    3g.1 Combining chemical oxidation with other technologies

    3g.2 Case studies of combining technologies application

    3g.3 Combined technologies for chlorinated hydrocarbons

    3h.1 Other technologies

  • 4. Strategies and policy for pollution management and remediation

    4a.1 SpS Implementation of treatment technologies and innovative remediation practices in the USEPA Superfund Program

    4a.2 SpS  A case study on the development and regulatory approval of a mass discharge remedial target for MTBE at a fuel release site

    4a.3 Remediation goals and strategies; technical aspects

    4a.4 Remediation goals and strategies; heavy metals and radioactivity

    4a.5 Remediation goals and strategies; administrative approaches

    4b.1 SpS  Exploring Opportunities for rehabilitating brownfield land in emerging economies for renewable energy and other self-sustaining re-use strategies

    4b.2 SpS  Making sustainable remediation real: A hands-on sustainability assessment

    4b.3 Sustainability appraisal of remediation technologies and strategies

    4b.4 Socio-economic appraisal of remediation technologies and strategies

    4c.1 SpS  Environmental Due Diligence – Best practice sharing and improving consistent approach

    4c.2 Managing large scale industrial pollution

    4c.3 Strategies for managing large scale pollution

  • 5. Reuse and upgrading of land, water and sediment in the circular economy

    5a.1 SpS  Prioritisation strategies for regional brownfield redevelopment: Perspectives & feedback on existing tools and approaches

    5a.2 Brownfield regeneration

    5a.3 Regeneration of brownfields and agronomy

    5b.1 Recovery of nutrients and other valuable resources

    5c.1 SpS  Benchmarking of Excavated Soil Reuse Management in Europe

    5c.2 SpS  Water Nexus: saline and used water as an indispensable resource in delta areas

    5c.3 Reuse and upgrading of water and soil products I

    5c.4 Reuse and upgrading of soil and sediment products II

  • 6. Sustainable use & spatial planning of the subsurface

    6a.1 SpS  INSPIRATION – Shaping the European Strategic Research Agenda on Soil, Land Use and Land Management

    6a.2 Ecosystems Services based subsurface management

    6a.3 SpS  Groundwater energy storage: policies, integrated technologies and management

    6a.4 Subsurface engineering to optimize diverse use options

    6b.1 Water and Subsurface management in the context of climate change

    6c.1 Spatial assessment of soil and water quality using big data and GIS

    6c.2 Assessment of sustainable use of the subsurface resources

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