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CleanUp 2017 Conference

10 September 2017 09:00 AM - 14 September 2017 05:00 PM
Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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CleanUp 2017  incorporating the 1st International PFAS Conference

Visit the CleanUp 2017 website.

CRC CARE's 'CleanUp' series comprises the leading international conferences on contaminated site remediation. CleanUp 2017 will incorporate the 7th International Contaminated Site Remediation Conference and the 1st International PFAS Conference.

CleanUp 2017 will take place from 10 to 14 September 2017 at the Crown Conference Centre in Melbourne, the capital of the Australian state of Victoria. 

CleanUp 2017 major themes:

  • Advanced methods for site characterisation
  • Advances in risk assessment
  • Analytical aspects of assessment and remediation of contaminants
  • Approaches to prevention of contamination
  • Asbestos in soil (ASBINS)
  • Assessment, remediation and management of volatiles
  • Biochar and biochar-assisted remediation
  • Bio-solids and their application in remediation
  • Chlorinated hydrocarbon contaminated site assessment, remediation and management
  • Fractured rocks
  • Climate change and environmental remediation
  • Dealing with mixed contamination
  • Emerging contaminants
  • Advances in environmental forensics
  • Green and sustainable remediation
  • Heavy metal contaminated sites (with a special focus on lead)
  • Innovative in situ and ex situ remediation technologies
  • Case studies including bottlenecks for remediation
  • Per- and Poly-fluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS) assessment, remediation and management
  • Petroleum hydrocarbon contaminated site assessment, remediation and management
  • Regulatory constraints for emerging contaminants
  • Regulatory, legal, corporate and social issues
  • Sediments remediation
  • Coal fired power stations: managing emissions and wastes
  • Mine voids.

Visit or download the CleanUp 2017 flyer for more information.

The CleanUp Conference is a leading international conference series on contaminated site remediation, which is held in Australia every alternate year. The event last took place in September 2015 in Melbourne, and was attended by almost 700 delegates from more than 20 countries. Brownfield CleanUp China will be the first time that the conference has been held in another country.
Under the theme of ‘Brownfield Contaminants and the Environment Remediation in China’, Brownfield CleanUp China will focus on the nature, extent and severity of environmental contamination in each Province within China. One of the outcomes of the conference will be identification of the needs and priorities for contaminants research in China.
The conference is jointly organized by the Cooperative Research Centre for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment (CRC CARE), the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS), the Chinese Ecological Restoration Network (ER-CHINA), and the Global Centre for Environmental Remediation (University of Newcastle, Australia).