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The West Midlands Region, in conjunction with the East Midlands Region, is organising a Current Contaminated Land and Air Pollution Issues Seminar on Wednesday 20 September 2017, 09.30 to 15.00, at the British Geological Survey Headquarters in Keyworth, Nottinghamshire.

PROGRAMME

09:30-10:00 Arrival and registration
10:00 EPUK current issues and update of upcoming seminars and conference
– Christopher Fry, Chairman, EPUK Board of Trustees

10:15 Local Air Quality Management & Clean Air Zones: N Nottingham’s approach & experiences
– Richard Taylor, Environmental Health & Safer Places Manager, Nottingham City Council
11:00-11:15 Questions & discussion

11:15 The Land Forum/CL:AIRE National Quality Mark Scheme for contaminated land consultants
– Seamus Lefroy-Brooks, Chairman of NQMS Steering Panel

12:00-12:15 Questions & discussions

12:15-13:30 Lunch

13:30 Geovisionary for conceptual models:
3D visualisation software co-developed by BGS for sub-surface and environmental spatial datasets
Bruce Napier of British Geological Survey.
 
This live demonstration will show how the software can be used for conducting virtual walkovers as part of risk-based assessments of brownfield sites

14:00-14:45 Knowledge Exchange between the National Environment Research Council and the brownfield redevelopment sector. BGS produces high impact geoscience for construction and development projects. The talk provides an overview of this science and introduces new opportunities for innovative collaborations
Dr Darren Beriro of British Geological Survey

14:45-15:00 pm: Questions & discussions

This seminar is FREE for EPUK Members and £75.00 + VAT on £15.00; total £78.00 for non-members, this includes 12 months Individual Membership. The event is eligible for CPD of 3.75 hours

Bookings and for more information to Christopher Fry at cchfry@btinternet.com

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The West Midlands Region, in association with the East Midlands Region, organised a joint Contaminated Land seminar on Thursday 19 May 2016, at the British Geological Survey at Keyworth, near Nottingham.

Speakers included Joanna Wragg, British Geological Survey; David Rudland, Swindon Borough Council; Paul Nathanial, Nottingham University and Richard Ogden, Land Quality Management.

 

 

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