Sustainable Use and Management of Soil, Sediment and Water Resources

15th International Conference | 20–24 May 2019 | Antwerp, Belgium

List of Sessions

Sps = Special Session; still to be confirmed by the Sps speakers / organizers



  • 1a1
  • 1b1
  • 1c1



  • 2a1
  • 2a2
  • 2a3
  • 2a4
  • 2b1
  • 2bSps
  • 2c1
  • 2d1
  • 2d2
  • 2d3Sps



  • 3a1
  • 3b1
  • 3b2
  • 3d1
  • 3d2



  • 4a1
  • 4a2
  • 4a3
  • 4a4
  • 4a5
  • 4a6
  • 4a7
  • 4a8
  • 4a9
  • 4a10
  • 4a11
  • 4b1
  • 4b2
  • 4b3
  • 4b4
  • 4bSps
  • 4c1
  • 4c2
  • 4c3
  • 4c4
  • 4cSps1
  • 4cSps2
  • 4cSps3
  • 4d1
  • 4d2
  • 4dSps1
  • 4dSps2
  • 4dSps3



  • 5aSps1
  • 5aSps2
  • 5aSps3
  • 5aSps4
  • 5aSps5
  • 5aSps6
  • 5aSps7
  • 5b1
  • 5b2
  • 5b3
  • 5c1
  • 5c2
  • 5cSps1
  • 5cSps2
  • 5cSps3



  • 6a1
  • 6bSps1
  • 6bSps2
  • 6cSps1
  • 6dSps1



  • 7a1
  • 7a2
  • 7aSps1
  • 7b1
  • 7bSps1
  • 7bSps2
  • 7c1
  • 7cSps1

1. Soil and water in the digital world

Geostatistics and modelling

Data management and visualisation

New digital and management developments


2. Advances in assessment of risk and monitoring of soil, sediment and water quality

Innovative and combined approaches for high resolution site characterization

Passive sampling and mass flux measurements

Monitoring approaches for vapor intrusion and risk assessment

Advanced monitoring approaches for biodegradation assessment

Advances in in situ measurement and analytical techniques

Harmonization of analytical protocols for chemical analysis of contaminants

Soil-sediment-water interaction and system dynamics

Ecological indicators for the assessment of soil quality and recovery

Human health and environmental risk assessment: framework, tools and practice

Towards a decent and efficient procedure for groundwater quality assessment


3. Diffuse and emerging contaminants in the soil-sediment-water system

Transport processes of emerging contaminants

Risk management of diffuse and emerging contamination (1)

Risk management of diffuse and emerging contamination (2)

Policy strategies of environmental concerns of emerging contaminations (1)

Policy strategies of environmental concerns of emerging contaminations (2)


4. Advances in remediation technologies

Pilot and field scale biological reductive dechlorination (1)

Pilot and field scale biological reductive dechlorination (2)

(Bio)remediation of contaminants of emerging concern

Bioremediation of aliphatic/aromatic hydrocarbons and fuel-additives: (1)

Bioremediation of aliphatic/aromatic hydrocarbons and fuel-additives: (2)

Advances in in situ chemical oxidation (ISCO)

Advances in in situ chemical reduction (ISCR)

Advances in chemical remediation of heavy metal-polluted sites

Advances in nanoremediation technologies (1)

Advances in nanoremediation technologies (2)

Electro-based (bio)remediation technologies

Thermal treatment (1)

Thermal treatment (2)

Physical treatment

Challenges and complex issues

Workshop Bio-Geotechnology

Innovative technologies for treating PFAS (1)

Innovative technologies for treating PFAS (2)

Combining chemical and biological remediation

Combined remediation technologies to treat chlorinated contaminants

Foams for in situ treatments of vadose zones contaminated by hydrocarbons

How to bridge the innovation gap part 1

How to bridge the innovation gap part 2

Phytoremediation and ecological engineering and nature based solutions

Ecological engineering and nature based solutions

Nature based remediation of 1,4 Dioxane at a chemical plant (NL) – phytocontainment and biological source zone treatment

Constructed Wetlands for cost-effective and energy-efficient remediation of plumes

Improving the management and rehabilitation of contaminated soils with low-cost technologies and methods


5. Strategies and management of contaminated land including legal, social and economic aspects

Legal day: International developments soil(remediation) policy

Legal day: International developments policy on soil, land and groundwater

Legal day: Soil, sediments and waste

Legal day: Technician meets lawyer

Economical day 1

Economical day 2

Economical day 3

Remediation goals and strategies (1)

Remediation goals and strategies (2)

Remediation goals and strategies (3)

Sustainable remediation (1)

Sustainable remediation (2)

Ports session

Progress in sustainable land management worldwide

Nature-based remediation workshop


6. Land stewardship

Valuation of soil-sediment-water systems

The implementation of soil and land-related Sustainable Development Goals at EU level

Towards land stewardship: The INSPIRATION Strategic Research Agenda on soil and land 1 year on…

Water Nexus as a source for innovation in the water security challenge

Exploring care, knowledge and agency as levers to Soil+Land stewardship


7. Land, soil, water and sediment in the circular economy

Circular land use and brownfield regeneration1

Sustainable soil management

How to implement innovative environmental technologies in society to gain value from degraded and polluted sites

Reuse and upgrading of materials for improved ecological functioning

Soil, sediment and groundwater in the circular economy – perspectives and opportunities

Soil energy as smart low carbon technology for cost-effective climate mitigation

Nature based solutions: effectiveness for long term ecosystem services for soil & water

Beneficial and Nature-Based Sediment Use as a Resource for Circular Economy


AquaConSoil 2019 Award winners

Best Presentation Award

Flavia Digiacomo, Arcadis Germany GmbH

Transport of sulfidized zerovalent iron particles in porous media: need for a particle stabilizer

Poster Awards

4-A-03 Natàlia Blázquez-Pallí, Universitat de Barcelona:

Dual C–Cl isotopic assessment to elucidate origin, fate, and potential bioremediation treatment of chlorinated methanes at two industrial multi-contaminated aquifers

4-A-27 Anke Wiener, University of Stuttgart:

Planning of a Nano Remediation: From Mobility and Reactivity Lab Tests to Field Application

4D-03 Bastien Jally, CNRS, Université de Lorraine:

Development of an efficient recovery process for the agromining of rare earth elements





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