Due to the escalation and ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19 we have taken the decision to re-schedule the PFAS Forum to 13 November 2020 at the Radisson Blu Plaza in Sydney.
All registrations will be transferred to the new date. If you have any queries, please contact our Customer Service team on 02 9080 4307 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Per-and poly-fluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) contamination of soil and water is an important issue of significant concern across Australia and around the world. Swathes of agricultural land have been contaminated by PFAS substances being deposited in local water supplies.
Sectors from the Defence to Aviation are now contributing to the hefty remediation costs in an attempt to clean-up contaminated soil and water.
The PFAS Forum set to be held on the 13 November 2020 in Sydney, will bring together representatives from across industries aiming to address the situation alongside the Government environmental departments and remediation companies to explore the best route forward, innovative practices for reducing contamination and routes of collaboration between the sectors.
Assistant Secretary – PFASIM, Department of Defence
Dr Annette Nolan
Director & Emerging Contaminants of Concern Interest Group Committee Member, Australasian Land and Ground Water Association (ALGA) & Lead Consultant, Ramboll
Technical Manager, Ventia
How the Department of Defence is responding to the PFAS crisis
Per- and poly-fluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of chemicals – long used in items such as food packaging, nonstick cookware and firefighting foam – which now find themselves under increasing concerns over environmental and potential health impacts.
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