Symposia / General Information
D18 Soil and Rock
Title: Fifth International Symposium on Contaminated Sediments: Restoration of Aquatic Environment
Dates: Wednesday May 23 2012 - Friday May 25 2012
Location: Concordia University; Montreal, QC
About The Event
Continuing Education Units
Technical Chair Contact Information
Standards Development Meetings
Future Meeting Dates
The Fifth International Symposium on Contaminated Sediments will be held May 23-25, 2012. Sponsored by ASTM Committee D18 on Soil and Rock, the symposium will be held at Concordia University in Montreal, QC, Canada.
The symposium aims to attract a wide variety of papers and audience from multidisciplinary backgrounds. Specific topics to be covered would include, but not limited to, the following:
A number of case studies have been identified and are expected to include the Great Lakes (United States and Canada), St. Lawrence River (United States and Canada), European harbours, lakes and rivers in Japan, in addition to others. The audience is expected to included scientists, engineers, regulators, remediation site owners, and other environmental professionals from universities and students, and consultants.
The language of the symposium will be English.
A technical program (presentation times, paper titles, and presenters' names) http://www.concordia.ca/now/upcoming-events/astm/program/
Online registration closes May 16, 2012. Please note on- site registration will not be accepted for this event. The fees to attend this symposium are listed below. These fees include:
Social events, will include a welcoming cocktail reception, May 23, and a Bateau Mouche conference dinner, May 24. The conference will include presentation over two days of approximately 20 papers, a poster session of approximately 10 posters, an exhibition, a panel session for discussion of issues concerning sediments, and a keynote speaker. A technical visit is being planned as well. All symposium attendees, including presenters, are required to pay the registration fee.
Students — A student's fee is $165.00 US Dollars, provided that he/she is a full-time student and is not employed full time. After registering online, the student must check in at the ASTM Registration Desk on site and present his/her student ID. The fee includes admission to the technical sessions (no charge), a print copy of the STP publication, the social events and food functions.
All attendees, including presenters and ASTM members, are urged to register online for this event so that space requirements can be accommodated. All attendees must check in at the ASTM registration desk upon arrival at symposium.
If you have questions concerning online registration, please contact Hannah Sparks in Symposia Operations at email@example.com, Tel: 610/832-9677, or ASTM Technical Support at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-262-1373 (domestic) or 610-832-9578 (international).
Symposium attendees interested in receiving 1.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) should complete a CEU application form at the adjournment of the symposium, and then submit it to the ASTM staff member on site. A certificate will be sent to the attendee approximately 4 to 6 weeks after the symposium.
Additional information about the symposium is available from Symposium Co-Chairs Catherine N. Mulligan, Ph.D., Email: email@example.com, tel: 514-848-2424, ext 4212, or S. Samuel Li, Ph.D, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, tel: 514-848-2424, ext 3033, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada.
Visit www.concordia.ca/now/upcoming-events/astm/ to view the list of accomodations available.
Committee D18 invites you to attend their future standards development meetings. There is no fee to attend these meetings, and membership in ASTM International is not required. For more information, visit the web listed immediately above, and click "Future Meetings".
Posters are invited for the Fifth International Symposium on Contaminated Sediments to be held May 23-25, 2012. Sponsored by ASTM Committee D18 on Soil and Rock, the symposium will be held at Concordia University in Montreal, QC, Canada.
The language of the symposium will be English.
Who Should Attend
Additional Information For additional information about the symposium, click on URL.
Interested poster presenters should send a 250-300 word abstract to the Symposium Chairman Catharine Mulligan and email@example.com by February 17, 2012.TECHNICAL CHAIR CONTACT INFORMATION
Additional information about the symposium is available from Symposium Co-Chairs Catherine N. Mulligan, Ph.D., Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, tel: 514-848-2424, ext 4212, or Sam Li, Ph.D, E-mail: email@example.com, tel: 514-848-2424, ext 3033, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada.