12th meeting of the International Committee on Contaminated Land

10th - 11th September 2015 (ICCL 2015) - Melbourne, Australia

ICCL Meeting - 10 & 11th of September 2015 / reminder to speakers

Presentations should be submitted no later than September 2, 2015 to Dominique Darmendrail. Please remember that each presenter(s) is provided 25 minutes to present on their topic, followed by one or two questions. All the presentations of the meeting will be downloaded after the meeting on the ICCL website, considering that ICCL meeting presentations represent the views of the individual speakers only and are presented solely for ICCL discussion purposes.

ICCL Workshop within CLEAN UP Conference - 14th of September 2015 / reminder for registering

The agenda for this special event within CleanUp can be found here. If you are attending the ICCL session held in conjunction with the CleanUP Conference on Monday 14 September, you will need to register for that session on the conference website.
Please use the "ICCL Staff Monday 0$" fee.

Location map

Click here to get a map showing the location of Common forum meeting, ICCL meeting and CleanUp 2015 Conference.

Programme updated

  • The final aganda is available here. It additionally contains the programme of the European common forum on September 9th.
  • The programme of the ICCL-session at the CleanUp conference on 14th September is now available here.
  • Presentations should be submitted as soon as possible. Please submit your presentation to Dominique Darmendrail, Common Forum secretariat. We would like to remind you that the presentations will be made available on the ICCL website after the meeting.
  • The ICCL 2015 survey results (focus on collaborative regeneration of land / brownfield redevelopment) will be published here after the meeting 2015. 23 countries / regions already answered.


Registration is closed now.

Delegates can book discounted accommodation at the 12th ICCL meeting venue by visiting www.oakshotelsresorts.com.au. Once at this website, from the booking form (top left hand side of the page) select location "Melbourne", select property "Oaks on Collins", select arrival and departure dates, input the Group Code "ICCL2015" and then press book now.

There is also a wide variety of alternative accommodation options available close to the ICCL meeting venue. For further information, please visit: http://www.visitvictoria.com/Regions/Melbourne/Accommodation.

Additional meetings to be combined with the 12th meeting of the ICCL

European Common Forum on Contaminated Land
The European Common Forum on Contaminated Land will hold a meeting for its members only the day before the ICCL meeting on the 9th of October 2015 (half-day afternoon meeting currently planned). This meeting will also take place at the Oaks on Collins hotel, 480 Collins Street, Melbourne, 3000, Australia.

6th International Contaminated Site Remediation Conference
ICCL meeting delegates and invited to stay on after the conclusion of the ICCL meeting and attend the 6th International Contaminated Site Remediation Conference. As part of this conference, a special symposium is scheduled for Monday 14th September that will involve others in the contaminated land management (industrial sector, researchers, land planners, NGOs, etc.) and include several presentation on state of practice, in what is expected to be very informative session.
The 6th International Contaminated Site Remediation Conference is expected to attract over 700 delegates from more than 30 countries and will provide an international forum to discuss all aspects of contaminated site assessment, management and remediation. ICCL delegates will be offered a reduced registration fee to attend the symposium and conference. This information will be available closer to the event form the conference website.

Travel Information
The following information aims to assist with your entry into Australia

Entry into Australia
All visitors to Australia must have a valid visa before boarding their plane regardless of the length of stay. For the best possible chance of obtaining a visa to travel to Australia to attend an event, you should:

  • Click here to determine which visa you should apply for.
  • Apply for your visa at least 6-8 weeks before your intended date of travel to Australia (or two weeks for online applications) as visa processing times may vary.
  • If you are not from an eVisitor or ETA eligible country, ensure you obtain a confirmation of your registration, or a letter of invitation, to attach to your paper-based visa application.

Getting to Melbourne
Visit Tourism Victoria for comprehensive information about Melbourne and Victoria. For international delegates traveling by air, further information on getting to Melbourne can be found here on the visit Melbourne website.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or require further assistance We look forward to seeing you in September 2015 in Melbourne, Australia
Sincerely the 2015 ICCL Organizing Committee

ICCL / CF Secretary
c/o BRGM, France
Tel. : + 33 1 40 58 89 08
GMS : + 33 620 75 09 25
Email : d.darmendrail@brgm.fr

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John HUNT & Peter NADEBAUM ALGA (Australian Land & Groundwater Association)

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Mitzi BOLTON Environment Protection Authority Victoria

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Ryan WAGNER Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority

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Niall JOHNSTON New South Wales Environment Protection Authority

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Andrew PRUSZINSKI & Rebecca HUGHES Environment Protection Authority South Australia

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