Program available and open enrolment for the PhytoSUDOE Final Conference!

Program available and open enrolment for the PhytoSUDOE Final Conference!

Compulsory and free registration (until full capacity) in the Events section: link.

PhytoSUDOE Final Conference

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Europa Congress Palace (Gasteiz room), Gasteiz Avenue, 85, 01009, Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain)

Simultaneous translation English-Spanish


8:30-9:00 Registration

9:00-9:10 Official opening


FIRST SESSION:  PhytoSUDOE project´s results

9:10-9:30 Welcome and introduction to PhytoSUDOE by the Project coordinator. Petra Kidd (CSIC)

9:30-9:45 Phytomanagement experiences in Vitoria-Gasteiz. Juan Vilela (CEA)

9:45-10:00 Phytomanagement practices, crop performance and plant-microbial biodiversity: the Jundiz experience. José María Becerril (UPV/EHU

10:00-10:15 Impact of phytomanagement of a wood preservation site on soil biodiversity.Carlos Garbisu (NEIKER)

10:15-10:30 Impact of the phytomanagement of mine tailings in Galicia (Spain) on soil functions. Petra Kidd (CSIC)

10:30-10:45 Application of bioinoculants in mine-affected soils. Paula Castro (UCP)

10:45-11:00 Microbe-assisted phytomanagement in São Domingos Mine, Portugal. Rui S. Oliveira (FCTUC)

11:00-11:15 A collection of findings on Au and Ni phytomining. Luis Novo (UAVR)

11:15-11:45 Elaboration of guidebooks for best practices in phytomanagement. Michel Mench (INRA)


11:45-12:15 Coffee-break (with posters exhibition)


SECOND SESSION: Invited presentations on other European or International experiences

12:15-12:45 Willows: number one tool for phytotechnology. Michel Labrecque (Montreal University)

12:45-13:15 Perspectives on Greening the Superfund Remediation Technology Portfolio. Carlos Pachon (US Environmental Protection Agency)

13:15-14:00 Posters quick presentation session (3-5 minutes per poster and final round of questions)


14:00 a 15:00 Lunch (in the Conference venue)


15:00-15:30 Code of good practice for the implementation of phytoremediation in Flanders. Jaco Vangronsveld (Hasselt University)

15:30-16:00 How to influence bioavailability for reducing risks from organic pollutants in bioremediation. Julio Ortega (CSIC-Andalucia)

16:00-16:15 Round Table with the invited speakers.


THIRD SESSION: Soil decontamination in the Basque Country; policy, experiences and perspective (invited stakeholders)

16:15-16:30 Ana Alzola (IHOBE). Basque Policy related to management of contaminated soils (title to be confirmed).

16:30-16:45 Ekain Cagigal (TECNALIA). Basque Country experiences in contaminated soil management

16:45-17:00 Iñaki García (BASOINSA). Phytomanagement experiences of Basoinsa.

17:00-17:15 Pablo Irizar (DINAM). Non Aqueous Phase Liquid (NAPL) characterization, remediation and management in a polluted soil.

17:15-17:30 Maider Orueta (IRAGAZ). Decontamination of soils through the joint application of nanoremediation and bioremediation.

17:30-17:45 Eduardo Alzola (AFESA). Technological development, soil decontamination and administration…, how do we jump the gap?

17:45-18:00 Round Table with the invited stakeholders.

18:00-18:05 Closure. Petra Kidd (CSIC)



Compulsory and free registration (until full capacity) in the Events section: link.

This conference is held after the third edition of the summer course of the PhytoSUDOE project and the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU, registration on the website of the UPV/EHU). More information about these and other events organized by PhytoSUDOE in the events section.