Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds
April 8-12, 2018 | Palm Springs, CA
The Eleventh International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds will be held April 8-12, 2018, in Palm Springs, California.
Battelle’s Chlorinated Conference is one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive meetings on the application of innovative technologies and approaches for characterization, monitoring and management of chlorinated and complex sites. The 2016 Conference was attended by more than 1,660 environmental professionals from 28 countries. Nearly 900 platform talks and posters were presented in 71 breakout sessions, and ten panel discussions were conducted.
The Call for Abstracts brochure will be available here in May, which will include the major thematic areas for the Conference. Abstracts and short course proposals will be due in August 2017.
The technical program for 2018 will address the following major thematic areas:
- Remediation Technology Innovations
- Assessing Remediation Effectiveness
- Green and Sustainable Remediation
- Addressing Challenging Site Conditions
- Fractured Rock
- Petroleum and Heavy Hydrocarbon Site Strategies
- Emerging Contaminants
- Vapor Intrusion
- Characterization, Fate and Transport
- Advanced Diagnostic Tools
- International Environmental Remediation Markets
- Technology Transfer and Stakeholder Communications
Conference Venue & Hotels
The Conference technical program will be conducted at the Palm Springs Convention Center (PSCC) and room blocks will be available at the adjoining Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel and nearby Hilton Palm Springs Hotel. Information on room rates and reservation options will be available in May 2017.
The PSCC, managed by SMG Worldwide, participates in a comprehensive environmental program designed to utilize best practices in water conservation, energy efficiency, waste diversion, and air quality. SMG’s Green IMPACT Program (which stands for innovation, mindfulness, participation, accountability, consistency and transparency) supports green and sustainable practices at its conference facilities worldwide. The in-house catering partner, Savoury’s, utilizes biodegradable products, locally grown food, and donates excess food to local assistance programs. It also participates in the City of Palm Springs' pilot composting program.
Additional information about the 2018 Conference will be added to this website as planning continues.