The Invited Speakers and the Title of their Presentations (more invited speakers will be added)

Aida Bani, Agricultural University of Tirana, Albania

  • The phytomining of nickel from serpentine and ex- industrial site of Albania

Jean-Philippe Bedell, UMR CNRS 5023, ENTPE, France

  • The role of vegetation on pollutants mobility in urban sediments with a physical role (infiltration …) and chemical (bioaccumulation, change in polluting pool mobilized…), OR
  • The use of earthworms as a bioindicator and element for assessing the environmental risk of transfer of pollutants in a terrestrial ecosystem 

Valerie Bert, INERIS, France

  • Urban area greening and soil remediation : benefits of phytomanagement

Coralie Biache, University of Lorraine, France

  • TBA

Norbert Brandsch, GEOKLOCK, Brazil

  • A step by step approach for a complex DNAPL remediation in Brazil

Jürgen Buhl, Cornelsen Umwelttechnologie GmbH, Germany 

  • Technical Solution for the Removal of PFAS from Water
  • Optimized Approach for the Recovery of Tar Oil (DNAPL)

Doug Carvel, MECX, USA

  • Novel and optimized approaches for rapid removal of NAPL and sorbed organic mass

Hervé Constantin, Arcadis ESG, France

  • TBA

Chantal de Fouquet , MINES ParisTech, France

  • The geochemical urban background levels

Théo De Clercq (Co-author: Laurent Thannberger), VALGO, France

  • Harmonic pumping for a heterogeneous hydro-geophysical characterization

Marie-Chrsitne Dictor, BRGM, France

  • Chlordecone soil contaminant removal by ISCR technology : effect of soil structure 

Pierre Faure, University of Lorraine, France

  • Polar PAC (polycyclic aromatic compound) mobilization and transfer in water in coal tar contaminated soils (To be presented at CSME-2018)
  • Oxidation of PAHs and their By-products (Polar PACs) in the Saturated Zone of DNAPL-contaminated Sub-soils (To be presented at EORT-2018)

José Luis R. Gallego, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain

  • Environmental forensics in brownfields affected by co-occurrent inorganic and organic pollution: Case studies and implications for remediation

Lijana Gottby, Geological Survey of Sweden, Sweden

  • Remediation and risk assessment of contaminated sediments in Sweden- opportunities and challenges to achieve global sustainability goals. Practical examples from ongoing sediment remediation projects: fiber-rich sediments/fiberbanks from pull- and paper, mercury contaminated sediment, etc.

Jennifer Hellal, BRGM, France

  • Microbial molecular and isotopic biomarkers of chloroethene (PCE, TCE, DCE, CV) biodegradation to evaluate natural attenuation contaminated plumes: which added value?

Lenka Honetschlagerova, University of Chemistry and Technology, Czech Republic

  • The impact of SR-ISCO on bioremediation of chlorinated ethenes

Stephan Hüttmann, Sensatec GmbH, Germany

  • Sophisticated in-situ-technologies to address contaminants in complex geological structures – remediation in fractured bedrock and layered aquifers (To be presented at CSME-2018)
  • Targeted solids emplacement (TSE) for in-situ chemical oxidation in contaminated clay and silt structures (To be presented at EORT-2018)

Vladimir Jirku, University of Chemical Technology, Czech Republic

  • Rhamnolipids for biosurfactant – amended bioremediation.

Irene Jubany , CTM Centre Tecnologic, Spain

  • The assessment of the bioavailability of metals through ingestion and inhalation pathways

Mariem Kacem-Boureau, Université de Lyon, France

  • Model developpement for soil vapor extraction and multiphase extraction application

Karin Karlfeldt Fedje, Chalmers University of Technology and Renova AB , Sweden

  • Cu recovery from polluted soil

Sébastien Kaskassian, Tauw France SAS, France

  • Remediation of TPH contaminated sludge: biotreatment enhanced by rhizodegradation

Edvina Lamy, Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France

  • Understanding mechanisms of transport and deposition of bacteria in porous media for soil remediation purposes 

Maria Larsson, Örebro University, Sweden

  • Characterisation of PAHs and polar PACs in contaminated sites – combining bioreporters and chemical analysis

Cécile Le Guern (Co-authors: Baptiste Sauvaget, Chantal de Fouquet and H. Roussel), BRGM, France

  • Calculating geochemical baseline in urban soils with undedicated datasets: revisiting the fundamentals                                                                                     

Katrin Mackenzie, Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research-UFZ, Germany

  • Combination of sorption and reaction for removal of trace-level groundwater contaminants

Corinne Merly, BRGM, France

  • Towards a less stringent groundwater body objective: Feedback from a French heavily industrial and urban study area

Philippe Oudin, University of Lorraine, France

  • An advanced environmental technology incorporating various new electrochemical methods underlying new frontiers in groundwater remediation

Yoan Pechaud, Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée, France

  • Experimental analysis and modelling of bioslurry reactor treating PAHs contaminated soil: an overview

John Price (Department of Ecology, Washington State) and Daniel Schneider (Terracon), USA

  • ITRC Guidance on Remediation Management of Complex Sites

 Nicolas Pucheux, INERIS, France

  • Ecological risk assessment – case studies – application of the soil quality TRIAD approach

Catherine Rafin (Co-author: Veignie Etienne), Université du Littoral Côte d’Opale, France

  • From biodegradation of PAHs in soils by saprotrophic fungi … to bioremediation

Maria Angeles Sanromán Braga (Co-author: Emilio Rosales and Marta Pazos, University of Vigo, Spain

  • Electro-Fenton process as polyvalent technology for its application in the remediation of different kinds of pollution

Daniel F. Schneider, Terracon, USA

  • Environmental Innovation – Challenging the way we’ve always done things
  • Remediation of complex sites 2017 – ITRC guidance

Manfred Seyfarth, Umwelt-Geräte-Technik GmbH, Germany

  • Weighable lysimeters – a perfect tool to observe phytoremediation processes in undisturbed soil columns

Marie-Odile Simonnot (Chairperson) , Loraine University, France

  • TBA

Robert E. Sweeney, Petroleum & Environmental Geochemistry, USA

  • Cost Effective Approach to Quantify Natural Attenuation and Natural Source Zone Depletion

Yann Thomas, Microhumus, France

  • Pedological engineering and phytomanagment applied to soils made of steel plant sludge

Cristina Valhondo, Spanish National Research Council , Spain

  • TBA

Gerben van den Berg, Tencate Geosyntics Netherlands BV, The Netherlands

  • Contaminated sediments, a matter best buried!