Brownfield & Contaminated Land in Ireland

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Brownfield and Contaminated Land in Ireland 2014 Build Confidence in Your Risk Assessment to Manage Liabilities and Maximise Investment Opportunities 25 March 2014, Holiday Inn, Belfast We would like to invite everyone to participate in and network at our premier conference Brownfield and Contaminated Land in Ireland on 25 March 2014 in Belfast, dedicated to practical strategies to effectively assess and manage risk when investigating contaminated land and groundwater when developing in Ireland. Chaired by Dr Rory Doherty, School of Planning Architecture and Civil Engineering, Queen's University Belfast, issues to be discussed include: - Planning Regulatory Reform: Update on progress made in implementing the planning reform programme into local government - Exploring what Northern Ireland could achieve from a statutory contaminated land regime –lessons learnt from England & Wales - Phil Crowcroft, Partner & Technical Fellow, Environmental Resources Management Ltd - Detailing the requirements for producing a robust, coherent and appropriate risk assessment to support a planning application - Dr Theresa Kearney, Senior Scientific Officer, Northern Ireland Environment Agency - Achieving an accurate & site-specific risk assessment to drive an effective remedial solution and manage environmental liabilities - Caroline McCaffrey, Head of Contaminated Land, Land Quality Management Ltd -Cost-effective Site Investigation – Best practice field sampling and data analysis to develop an accurate and workable conceptual site model (CSM) - David O’Hagan, Director, RSK Ireland Ltd -Asbestos in soil: assessing the risks associated with asbestos in soil and options available for its treatment or removal - Alan Jones, Consultant in Asbestos Risk & Measurement, Institute of Occupational Medicine - Effectively structuring your development proposal to minimise risk and increase your chances of securing funds - Dr Simon Johnson, Director, Environmental Services, AON - Practical strategies for effectively communicating risk and engaging with the local community and other stakeholders - Andrew Kibble, Operations Manager, CRCE Wales, Public Health England - Successfully applying sustainable development principles to the risk assessment and remediation of brownfield land - Michael Boyd, Director, WYG For more information and bookings please visit our website. Join us for the opportunity to network with your peers and keep up to date with the latest policy updates and issues that are affecting brownfield and contaminated land industries in Irelands. We look forward to welcoming you to this conference in March. With best regards, The Brownfield Briefing Team

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