When: September 8, 2019 - September 12, 2019
Where: Adelaide, Australia
Senior specialist Tessa Pancras talks about the evolution and basis of PFAS guidelines in the Netherlands at the 2nd International PFAS conference in Adelaide, Australia. This conference is incorporated at the 8th International Contaminated Site Remediation Conference. Across the two conferences the biggest issues facing the global remediation community will be completely addressed. The program brings together research and industry best practice, drawing on experience from Australian and international markets.
Tessa is one of the key specialists on PFAS at Arcadis and key specialist of the PFAS Expertise Centre. Furthermore she is the main author for the knowledge documents on PFAS in the Netherlands and in Belgium (both 2018), and for the Concawe document on PFAS in 2016. These documents describe the properties of PFAS, fate and transport, toxicity, guideline values, sampling, analytical methods and remediation. For two Municipalities in the Netherlands that struggle with the huge impact of atmospheric deposition of GenX and PFOA she’s the technical consultant. Tessa is the author of the study on the presence of PFAS in the Netherlands in water and soil, liaison officer for the RIVM (National Institute on Health and Environment) concerning toxicity of PFAS and the relative toxicity of other PFAS than PFOS and PFOA.
With 18 years of experience Tessa is a specialist on PFAS and in-situ remediation. She obtained her MSc in Environmental Technology at Wageningen University and started working on in-situ remediation, specialized in in-situ chemical oxidation. She expanded her work to remediation of unusual and emerging contaminants such as tetrahydrofuran, 1,4-dioxane and PFAS. Tessa was invited by the conference to speak about PFAS guidance in the Netherlands and Europe.
The conference is about tackling contaminated sites with the latest innovation, technology and policy including the latest on PFAS. Over 700 of the world’s leading decision makers, influencers, researchers and industry leaders converge to solve the biggest issues facing the assessment, prevention, management and remediation of contamination. From landfill gas management, to community engagement strategies and innovative remediation technologies. CleanUp 2019 delivers the most comprehensive insights to tackle the biggest issues today. For a cleaner and safer tomorrow.
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