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Come together, share learning and hear best practice in our year-round programme of online webinars and panel discussions. Hear from industry experts and get advice on current issues affecting the brownfield remediation and development sector.

Upcoming events

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​Regulatory Underfunding and the Drive for Net Zero  

10:00 BST on 27 September, Online panel discussion


Funding to the regulatory system that supports contaminated land assessment and remediation has been reducing over recent years. This has led to decreased involvement of both dedicated local contaminated land officers and the Environment Agency in many contaminated land projects.

Efforts have been made within our sector to supplement this reducing involvement through self-governance, e.g. DoWCoP. However, this has been hampered by uncertainty on application and regulatory concerns about mis-use by certain companies. Again this isn’t helped by the lack of a well-funded regulator to provide the necessary support and regulatory oversight.

This panel discussion, in partnership with Soilfix, will explore these issues and whether an underfunded regulatory system is presenting a barrier to brownfield development through significant delays, increased costs and additional carbon outputs on remediation projects

Panellists to be confirmed shortly.

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​Use of a ‘Carbon Calculator’ Tool to Support Sustainable Remediation Design  – A Contractor’s Approach  

13:00 BST on 6 July, Online webinar


Soilfix has been calculating its baseline Carbon Footprint and developing a Carbon Reduction Plan as part of its journey towards achieving ‘Net Zero’.

A bespoke ‘Carbon Calculator’ tool has also been developed to help Soilfix determine its potential vs actual Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions from particular remediation projects.

By presenting some case study examples, this Brownfield & Regeneration Network webinar will highlight how Soilfix are utilising this tool to help inform clients of the remediation option(s) with the lowest potential GHG emissions and the cost vs benefit of adopting alternative approaches, materials & ‘green fuels’.

Speaker: Steve Jackson, Director, Soilfix Ltd

Steve has over 26 years experience in the successful design and implementation of contaminated land remediation across a broad spectrum of historical landuses, adopting a variety of conventional and more innovative techniques for soil & groundwater.  He has been actively engaged as a Steering Committee member and consultee for various industry publications by CIRIA, JIWG & CL:AIRE as well as an active member of RemSoc.

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Planned Brownfield & Regeneration Network event topics include:

  • Innovative Funding Solutions to Facilitate Brownfield Site Development 
  • Delivering Sustainability Goals on Small Sites
  • Practicalities of Landfill Development
  • Update on C4SLs Phase 2 
  • Making Brownfield Sites More Attractive for Investment
  • Improving Community & Stakeholder Communication & Engagement
  • Optimising the Use of Data to Better Understand Brownfield Sites

If you are interested in getting involved in one of these events, or have a topic you would like to suggest for a future event, please get in touch with

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Unlocking Barriers to Deliver Sustainable Brownfield Regeneration

​Hear panellists from RSK, NHBC, Urban & Civic and Stoke-on-Trent City Council explore how to unlock barriers (such as the skills shortage, rising costs and more) to deliver sustainable brownfield remediation.

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Legal Implications of the Environment Act for Brownfield Planning & Development

​Get an update on the legal implications of the developments to the planning system, biodiversity net gain and the Environment Act from Claire Petricca-Riding at Irwin Mitchell.

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The Role of Regenerative Redevelopment in Sustainable Soil Management

Discover the role of regenerative redevelopment in sustainable soil management, new ways of protecting soils and the opportunities for delivering BNG.

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Biodiversity Net Gain and Environmental Net Gain for Brownfield Sites

​Learn how biodiversity net gain (BNG) and natural capital assessments may deliver alternative uses for species-rich brownfield sites.

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Sustainable Place-Making: Alternative Uses for Derelict & Vacant Brownfield Sites

Get insights from Forest Research, RSK Biocensus & Square Mile Farms into how projects can make better use of marginal and vacant brownfield sites, to achieve social, natural capital and sustainability goals.

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Groundwater Spatiotemporal Data Analysis Tool (GWSDAT) – Introducing Version 3.1

This webinar with Shell introduces GWSDAT Version 3.1 and uses a number of case studies to demonstrate its use in achieving optimum groundwater monitoring and remediation.

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IGNITION - Financing Urban Nature-Based Solutions to the Climate Emergency

Hear three partners from the Greater Manchester IGNITION project provide an overview of the milestones achieved in progressing towards a point where investment in nature-based solutions is business as usual.

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Optimising Digital Innovations to Achieve Real-Time Data Collection & Improved Risk Assessment

Learn the role of technology in improving contaminated land, ground gas and groundwater risk assessments, through refinement of the conceptual site model and developing robust strategies.

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Improving the Quality of Contaminated Land Reports

This session looked at the measures being proposed to address the quality of reports, including reviewing industry accreditation schemes, their role in improving standards and restoring confidence, and how to improve buy-in to the schemes.

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