Accurately assessing risk to satisfy changing regulatory requirements and ensure cost-effective, justifiable site investigation

Event organiser: 
Contact name: 
Tabassum Hassan & Symone Wallace - sales executives
Contact email:
Contact telephone: 
0208 969 1008



This one-day conference in London will build on the success of the 2011 event, exploring the issues affecting site investigation.

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Speakers & Topics : 
  • Evaluating the impact of the changes to the statutory guidance for Part 2A on contaminated Land Investigations
  • Assessing the implications of the new National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) for risk assessment of contaminated land
  • Evaluating the results of work being done to calculate and define background concentrations of contaminants in soil
  • Effectively carrying out risk assessment to satisfy new regulatory requirements
  • Practicalities of developing the optimum sampling and analysis strategy
  • Identifying the sources and effects of uncertainty in sampling data and successfully using uncertainty analysis to improve data accuracy
  • Laboratory perspective: Best practice techniques for the transport, handling and preservation of your samples
  • Outlining the work currently being done to establish "safe" limits for asbestos and lead in soil
  • Examining the role of an industrial archaeologist in investigating and characterising contaminated land sites


Confirmed speakers:

Professor Stephan Jefferis, Director, ENVIRONMENTAL GEOTECHNICS (Chairman)

Christopher Taylor, Enforcement Officer, BRENT COUNCIL 

Hugh Mallett, Technical Director, BURO HAPPOLD

Dr Mark Cave, Principal Scientist, BRITISH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

Simon Firth, Director, FIRTH CONSULTANTS

Rob Ivens, Scientific Officer, MOLE VALLEY DISTRICT COUNCIL

Richard Brinkworth, Director, LEAP ENVIRONMENTAL 

Professor Mike Ramsey, Professor of Environmental Science, UNIVERSITY OF SUSSEX




James Clay, Partner, CAMPBELL REITH 

Dr Mike Nevell, Head of Archaeology, UNIVERSITY OF SALFORD


Supported by 





CPD Certification
This conference is accredited with the Solicitors Regulation Authority (CJG/NEWZ) and has been designed to meet CPD requirements of RICS and RTPI. It may also meet the requirements of other professional bodies.


Terms & Conditions
Cancellations in writing 14 days before the event will be refunded, less an administrative charge of £50.00+VAT. We regret that cancellations after this date cannot be refunded. Delegates may be substituted at any time.

Subscriber-rate prices are available to the named subscriber and colleagues from their office. Colleagues in other offices are not eligible for subscriber-rate prices unless the company has a site license.

All fees are payable in advance of the conference. Delegates who have not paid prior to the conference date may be required to provide credit card details or supply a company cheque at registration on the morning of the conference, or they may be refused admission.

Delegates unable to attend will receive a copy of the conference documentation. Newzeye reserves the right to alter the programme. If you have any queries, please contact us by email



Start date: 
27 June, 2012
End date: 
27 June, 2012

Venue details

£349; £269; £149
Booking Form.pdf112.98 KB
Site Investigation 2012 programme.pdf159.5 KB




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