12:00pm - 1:00pm




Free to attend

Hosted by the CIWEM South Eastern branch

Event description

You are invited to step into the world of “Emerging Contaminants”. Join the CIWEM South Eastern branch for a webinar focusing on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, (PFAS), microplastics and pharmaceuticals. Tune into the unravelling of their environmental challenges, human impact, detection, and removal.

The speakers will provide an overview on each of the emerging contaminants and discuss sustainable approaches to combat their worldwide contamination.

CIWEM members and non-members all welcome to attend this technical talk for those interested in finding out more about the current position of micro-pollutants on our environment.

So book your ticket now to learn about how you can contribute to a cleaner, greener future.

Part of the CIWEM Catchment Management and Water Governance series.

Register for 12 March 2024

About the speakers

Dylan Powell

Dylan Powell is a Graduate Civil Engineer at Binnies and the 2023 NCE Graduate of the Year. Dylan entered the emerging contaminants space through his MEng research investigating microplastic removal in the wastewater treatment process.

Anna Palfrey

Anna Palfrey is an Environmental Scientist at Binnies, with a strong interest in emerging contaminants following her MSc in Environmental Consultancy looking at the risk assessment of pharmaceuticals in the environment.

Navdip Kaur

Navdip Kaur is a Graduate Civil Engineer at Binnies. Navdip first started looking at emerging contaminants whilst researching for her MSc project, which focused on the breakdown behaviour and release of organic components by plastics in the environment.

Booking and joining information

This event is open to members and non-members of CIWEM.

This webinar will be hosted on the Zoom platform and will be recorded. Please note that registrations will close 24 hours before the event starts. If you have not registered before that time, unfortunately we cannot add you to the event. You will receive an email with joining instructions after you have successfully registered for the webinar and the registration has been approved by our team. If you have any questions about your booking or would like to cancel your attendance, please contact barbara.woods@ciwem.org.

Please make sure you add this event to your calendar, all you need to do is copy the body text of the joining instruction email, go to your Calendar, create a new calendar appointment, set the start and end date and time, paste the text and click the "Save & Close" button.

If you have any queries about this talk, please contact Tak Fan Chan at chant@binnies.com.

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