September 17-19, 2014 Ferrara Exhibition Centre
Travel Accommodation
Final Conference Documentation


Sustainable land development requires that societies remediate contaminated sites to restore their value to the environment (ecosystems), society and economy. Increasing reuse options of sites to incorporate them back into a city’s fabric and recovery of damaged areas (e.g. mining sites) and the ecosystem services are vital for a sustainable world (Vision 2050 see

The Sustainable Remediation Conference 2014 aims to stimulate international exchange by providing a venue for professionals and interested parties from multiple backgrounds to share experiences and perspectives on how contaminated sites can be remediated with a lower environmental footprint, and how their reuse can contribute to a more sustainable land development.
The event builds on the Green Remediation Conference (Copenhagen, November 2009), the 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Remediation (Vienna, November 2012) and discussions alongside at ConSoil 2010 & 2013 as well as through virtual events hosted by US EPA.
At the end of the Conference, on Saturday, September 20, 2014, a technical visit to the Venice area, in particular to the Integrated Fusina Pollution Control Project,is being scheduled. Please, click here for further information.

The provisional program, the list of the contributions accepted for oral presentations or poster sessions, the topics and the instruction for the presentation are available here.


A treasure chest of art and history, Ferrara is surrounded by the green of the plains and it is characterized by a timeless atmosphere that has long attracted visitors and still fascinates today.

It is an extremely evocative city, whose intact historical centre has been declared UNESCO World Heritage site as a remarkable example of Renaissance urban planning. It is with great pleasure that we invite you to Ferrara! We are confident that you will have a truly memorable and rewarding stay.




July, 2014
Deadline early bird-registration, click here


August, 2014
Final announcement and program


September, 2014
End of registration (last minute registration allowed)

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Commitment for Sustainability:

For several years Municipality of Ferrara, works and invests to state, consolidate and promote the identity of Ferrara as sustainable city. Management stands for a continuous commitment on sustainability themes: with the subscription of Aalborg paper, since 1996, it joined European campaign for sustainable cities and undertook a route to orient Municipality development to sustainability...Read more

Requested patronages

Ministero dell'ambienteIspraMinistero dello sviluppo economicoRegione Emilia-RomagnaRegione VenetoProvincia di FerraraComune di FerraraComune di VeneziaCamera di Commercio FerraraAgiaiataisaanceanciandisanidaAssoamiantoAssominerariaAssorecaAudisBonifiche Expo 2015CesiConsiglio Nazionale degli ingegneriConsiglio Nazionale GeologiConsiglio Lavori PubblicifederambienteFederchimicaFise - AssoambienteFondazione per lo sviluppo sostenibileGitisaInailIspeslLegambienteNadOiceReconnetUnione petrolifera

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