Emerging Contaminants

Virtual Symposium

24-25 March 2021

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Blending Research & Industry Best Practice

Drawing on experience from Australian & international markets


Student discount available (AUD$100 + GST) contact Ratin Mathur: ratin.mathur@crccare.com


The Cooperative Research Centre for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment (CRC CARE) and globalCARE Alliance™ are jointly  organising the Emerging Contaminants Virtual Symposium to provide a global forum to discuss all aspects of emerging contaminants.

The Organising Committee is preparing outstanding scientific and educational programs across the suite of conferences.

The program blends research and industry best practice, drawing on experience from Australian and international markets. With an expected attendance of more than 100 delegates across all related fields and industries, the symposium presents an excellent opportunity to share expertise and make connections before, during and after the event.

Symposium attendees will also receive presenters’ PowerPoint slides (in PDF) and 12-month access to videos of each presentation (subject to presenter approval).

Symposium hosts


CRC CARE is a partnership of organisations dedicated to developing new ways of dealing with and preventing contamination of soil, water, and air including solid and liquid waste management. We focus Australia’s foremost expertise and resources on this issue and develop close links with research partners at the cutting edge in this field around the world.


Global Centre for Environmental Remediation (GCER), University of Newcastle, Australia

GCER aims to safeguard people’s social, economic and physical health and wellbeing by developing innovative, cost-effective and sustainable technologies and solutions that reduce the impact of pollutants on the environment. The University of Newcastle is a world-class institution making a global impact. Current world university rankings place it in the top 3% of universities worldwide.


NSW Department of Industry

The NSW Department of Industry is represented at the symposium by the Division of Resources & Energy (DRE) and the Office of the NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer. DRE works to secure, regulate, and deliver NSW’s energy and mineral resource base, and delivers policy, programs, and compliance for the NSW Government across the minerals and energy sector. The division plays a key role in delivering the NSW Government’s priorities for economic growth by working to develop thriving resources and energy sectors in NSW. The NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer fosters a lively state innovation system particularly by promoting productive links between business, the professions, universities, and government, and provides independent advice on how to address policy problems that involve engineering or science.