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News item · Mar 3, 2023 7:00:00 AM

After last autumn's successful edition (which focused on addressing the Flemish PFAS crisis), we are broadening our scope and addressing other aspects of emerging soil contaminants.






March 9:   13 – 14 CET  “Micro-pollutants of concern: presence in the environment, bioaccumulation and ecotoxicological consequences”  
Lieven Bervoets / Thimo Groffen - Antwerp University, Dept. Biology
March 16: 13 - 14 CET 

“PFAS destruction in water via non thermal plasma (NTP)”

“DE-FLUORO - PFAS destruction solution through electrochemical oxidation”

Wouter De Weirdt – Tectero BV

William Leys - AECOM Belgium

March 23: 13 - 14 CET 

“Microplastic contamination in soil ecosystems – will it affect plant and soil health?”

“Pesticide residues in European ecosystems and their hazardous properties”

Caroline De Tender - Ghent University, Dept. Biochemics en Microbiology / ILVO

Violette Geissen – Wageningen University and Research
March 30: 12 - 13 CET (Note: This webinar starts an hour earlier than the previous ones!) “PFAS, deal with it! Putting things in perspective.” Hans Slenders - Arcadis Netherlands 


Recordings of the presentations will be available on the EmConSoil website. 


  • Target audience: experts, contractors, policymakers, companies, scientists ... who want more concrete and practical information on dealing with soil contamination by PFAS.
  • Language: English 
  • Duration: 40 minutes presentation and 20 minutes Q&A 
  • Register via this link 

Topics for next series wanted! 
For the next series (autumn 2023), we invite (international) stakeholders to participate in our webinars. You can submit your suggestions via the registration link.  

EmConSoil coordinator