PROGRAM Thursday May 6th

9:15: Registration


9:30 - 9:45: Introduction: OVAM approach on soil care and emerging contaminants - Ann Cuyckens - Head Soil Management Department OVAM


9:45-10:15:  The EU perspective on PFAS – already a blueprint for emerging pollutants? - Joerg Frauenstein and Dietmar Müller-Grabherr on behalf of CommonForum

10:15-10:45: Results of an exploratory study on CECs in the Flemish soil - Kaat Touchant - VITO

10:45-11:00: Break

11:00-11:10: Sent in project movies


11:10 - 11:30: A fast and simple extraction method for the determination of PFASs in soil samples - HR-CS-GFMAS a new screening tool - Fabian Simon - Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und –prüfung Berlin

11:30-11:50: The possibilities of using effect-based methods in the soil-water system - Alie Talen - Bioclear Earth 

11:50-12:00: Break (Sent in project movie)

In practice

12:00-12:20: Practical experiences in PFAS soilwashing - Philippe Goossens - GRC Kallo

12:20-12:40: Managing larger PFAS-contaminated sites in Germany – hotspot and diffuse contaminations of soil and groundwater - Michael Schubert -RSK Germany


12:30 -13:00: Poll part 1

PROGRAM Friday May 7th 2021

9:00: Registration


9:15-9:45:  How to take into account Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CEC) in soil studies: the Soil Decree in Wallonia - Thomas Lambrechts - Service Public de Wallonie

9:45-10:15: A tool for deriving standards for sediment reuse  - Jonas Rabey - Witteveen+Bos/Arcadis consortium

10:15-10:30: break

10:30-10:40: Sent in project movies


10:40-11:00: Scientific challenges on soil pollution by microplastics : the MISSOURI Project - Florence Carre - INERIS on behalf of project consortium

11:00-11:20: Building a prioritization tool on CEC: the PREMISS-project - Anne Togola - BRGM on behalf of the project consortium

11:20-11:30: break (Sent in project movie)


11:30-11:50: Six Pilot-Scale Studies Evaluating the In-Situ Treatment of PFAS in Groundwater -  Kris Maerten - Regenesis


11:50-12:10: Risk assessment and reuse of sewer overflow sludge - Marloes Luitwieler - Bioclear Earth


12:10-12:40 Poll part 2

Breakout for networking