Soil as a solutionin facing the big challenges
and reaching the goals for the planet
 
Auditorium, Brussels Environment

 

 

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

 


08h30   Attendees’s welcoming

09h00
Welcoming speech

Saïd El Fadili, Chef de la sous-division Sols – Bruxelles Environnement
Claudia Olazabal, Cheffe de l'Unité "Land Use & Management Unit" à la Direction Générale Environnement - Commission Européenne


Session 1

Soil as a solution for agriculture and food

09h30

Effects of different rates of sewage sludge on soil physicochemical properties, growth and yield of bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranea) in a degraded ultisol, agbani, enugu, South Eastern Nigeria
Oliver Echezona Ngwu, Researcher-Lecturer Consultant – Enugu State University of Science and Technology (Belgique)

09h50

ISCR-based Remediation of Herbicide/Pesticide-impacted soils in Canada, China, Colombia, Sweden, and the United States: 22 years of success and surprises
Alan Seech, Senior Manager - PeroxyChem (USA) & Michael Mueller, Business Development Manager, EMEA - PeroxyChem (Austria)

10h10

Evaluate the physical and biological functions of soils using pragmatic approaches
Frédéric Vanwindekens, Chercheur post-doctorat - Centre Wallon de Recherches Agronomiques (Belgique)

10h30   Coffee break

11h00
Live soils: from the dynamic measurement of CO2 capture from the atmosphere in agricultural soils to a system of financial valuation of this positive externality

Nathalie Libbrecht, Directeur du programme Sols Vivants - Earthworm Foundation

11h20
SANISOL tool: Combination of health risk assessment and environmental quality of plants grown on potentially polluted soils to provide pragmatic recommendations to gardeners

Maud Le Bel, Coordinatrice des Etudes de Risques – SPAQuE (Belgique)

11h40
Soils and ecological transition. The levers that link agricultural policy, value chain and farmers for a move to action

Pascal Boivin, Professeur HES-SO Genève & Président, European Confederation of Soil Science Societies – ECSSS (Suisse)

12h00
The link between soil and urban agriculture

Saïd El Fadili, Chef de la sous-division Sols – Bruxelles Environnement (Belgique)

12h20       
Questions, Restitutions & Conclusions

13h00   Lunch


Session 2

Soil as a solution for health

14h00
Chemical or Natural? Including LCA in Social CBA to Compare Remediation Alternatives for a Dry-Cleaning Facility

Lies Huysegoms, Doctoral researcher – KU Leuven (Belgique)

14h20
ECOSOL, valorization of industrial fractions by the production of bioactive molecules

Cécile Nouet, Coordinatrice de projet – Université de Liège (Belgique)

14h40
Combine the phytostabilization aided with the cultivation of aromatic plants producing essential oils for the phytomanagement of soils contaminated by the ETM (Project PhytEO)

Robin Raveau, Doctorant – Unité de Chimie Environnementale et Interactions sur le Vivant, UCEIV-Université du Littoral Côte d’Opale, ULCO (France)

15h00       
Questions, Restitutions & Conclusions

15h30   Coffee break

 

Session 3

Soil as a solution for biodiversity

16h00
Agroecology in the Regional Natural Park of the Ariège Pyrenees under the power lines - How to better take into account the soil in the areas under the RTE power lines and its impact on
biodiversity?

Claire-Emmanuelle Mercier, Président – ATESyn (France)

16h20
Overview of species and environments frequently found on construction sites, quarries, sites and industrial wastelands

Denis Colart, Ingénieur agronome des eaux et forêts – Conseiller en environnement indépendant (Belgique)

16h40
On-site stimulated phytomanagement approaches of contaminated sites: A tool to foster the remediation market via a sustainable and economically feasible way

Panagiotis Gkorezis, Project Manager – TerraCorrect (Belgique)

17h00
Realtime groundwater flow & direction measurement in a restored tidal marsh along the Scheldt estuary

Goedele Verreydt, Founder - iFLUX (Belgique)

17h20       
Questions, Restitutions & Conclusions
 

17h45   End of day 1



Tuesday March 3rd, 2020


08h30   Attendees’s welcoming


Session 4

Soil as a sustainable resource

09h00
Experimental investigation of a pilot-scale concerning ex-situ bioremediation of petroleum hydrocarbons contaminated soils

Valer Micle, Professor & Ioana Monica Sur, Lecturer - Technical University of Cluj-Napoca (Romania)

09h20
« UBELL » or why monitor long-term in situ treatment of groundwater?

Samuel Wildemeersch, Hydrogéologue - Spaque (Belgique)

09h40
Pilot scale ‘in pile’ thermal desorption remediation of soil contaminated with mercury and pesticides

Niels Ploug, Sales & Product Manager - Krüger A/S (Denmark)

10h00
Thermal conductive heating for PFAS remediation

Eriksen Søren, Project Engineer - Krüger A/S (Denmark)

10h20   Coffee break

10h50
Ovam Tongeren: Enhanced reductive dechlorination of PCE and TCE in a source zone via recirculation: pilot test and results

Pieterjan Waeyaert, Projectleider Environmental Solutions – Envisan, Jan De Nul Group (Belgique)

11h10
Excavated soil as a secondary resource

Valérie Cappuyns, Professor – KU Leuven (Belgique)

11h30
Circular economy onbrownfields: the European project REGENERATIS

Claudia Neculau, Responsable Service R&D et Innovation - Spaque (Belgique)

11h50
Towards an end to the artificialisation of soil in Wallonia?

Christine Ruelle, Ingénieur de Recherches, Lepur-ULiège (Belgique)

12h10
Bodems en grondachtige afvalstromen als basis voor secundaire grondstoffen in hoogwaardige bouwmaterialen

Wouter Vermin, Manager Treatment & Valorisation - Bioterra, Group De Cloedt (België)

12h30
Phytoextraction with Arabidopsis halleri intercropped with Salix viminalis to redevelop metal contaminated urban area : PHYTOEXCO project

Arnaud Grignet, Doctorant – Institut National de l’Environnement Industriel et des Risques, INERIS (France) & Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, ULCO (France)

12h50
Questions, Restitutions & Conclusions

13h00   Lunch


Session 5

Soil as a solution for energy and climate

14h00
Photovoltaics - consumer of large floor surfaces

Jérôme Flament, Directeur Commercial – Perpetum Energy (Belgique)

14h20
NatAdGES: a project dedicated to the mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions N2O by soils

Catherine Hénault, Directrice de Recherche – Institut National des Recherches Agronomiques, INRA (France)

14h40
Landfill-mining and ecological restoration/rehabilitation of the old dump of Bordes (France, 64)

Lilian Marchand, Ingénieur d’études – LyRE, Suez Environnement (France)

15h00
Knowing the potential of landfill resources to protect soils and mitigate climate change : The RAWFILL project and its ELIF inventory

Renaud De Rijdt, Gérant – Atrasol (Belgique)


15h20
   Coffee break

15h50

Questions, Restitutions & Conclusions

16h30
   End of the conferences