Land Condition Symposium 2022

Thursday, 17 November 2022 - 9:30am to 5:30pm
Eastside Rooms, Birmingham, B7 4BL

This one-day technical symposium focuses on knowledge exchange, debate and discussion addressing topical issues at the centre of land condition.

Hear from experts at the cutting edge of research, policy and practice in the assessment and remediation of land whilst finding ample opportunity to network with sectoral peers and gain valuable CPD.

This year we will be joined by expert speakers exploring a range of issues relevant to land condition professionals. These include: 

  • Biodiversity Net Gain for remediation sites;
  • update on the Soil Health Action Plan;
  • PFAs sampling and treatment;
  • and many more! 

Register your place now to secure the early bird rate!

Our Chairs

Jonathan Atkinson, Technical Specialist Ground Water & Contaminated Land at Environment Agency (UK)​

After a degree in Environmental Sciences and postgraduate diploma in Soil and Water Engineering, Jonathan undertook Voluntary Service Overseas in the Philippines and soil research projects in Papau New Guinea and Burkina Faso. His first full time permanent job was with the Kent CC geotechnical group in 1987, moving to the Pollution Control section in the KCC Waste Disposal Department after two years. He joined the Environment Agency when it was formed in 1996. Jonathan has worked on risk assessment of developed closed landfill sites, landfill engineering and environmental enforcement on permitted sites, and a variety of contaminated land projects. He has been an active member of the IES, spending six years on the IES Council and has been on the Steering Group for the IES Land Condition Community for two years. 


Suzi White, Associate Director at Atkins
Suzi started her career in 2005 as a Local Authority contaminated land assistant before entering the world of consultancy in 2007. Her experience encompasses land contamination investigations and assessments, remediation, materials management, environmental due diligence, Environmental Impact Assessment, environmental permitting and environmental auditing. She has enjoyed working on major infrastructure and brownfield regeneration schemes such as the Olympic Park, Crossrail, Tilbury 2, M25 junction improvement, National Grid gasworks sites, CRSA rail enhancement, Gatwick Airport and Eight2O, as well as managing large environmental due diligence portfolios. She is a member of the IES Land Condition Community Steering Group.




IES member standard £110
Standard £140
Local Authority £100
Student or Graduate* £100

*Eligible to those who graduated after January 2021 and currently seeking employment. Evidence of graduation will be requested upon booking. 


Exhibiting opportunity 

The Land Condition Symposium will attract consultants, remediators, local authorities and regulators, providing an excellent opportunity for organisations to interact with their target audience of experts and buyers during this technical one-day event. Exhibitors are invited to join the conference as part of your exhibiting space. Utilise this opportunity to hear emerging challenges and sectoral developments first hand from leading sector professionals. 

This conference is a platform for expert practitioners to share knowledge, therefore we limit the number of spaces dedicated to exhibitors to ensure you can interact with delegates in a non-competitive environment. 

Benefits of exhibiting:

  • Listing on the event page on the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) website
  • Promotion on the IES Website, Twitter and LinkedIn account
  • Inclusion in both digital and printed versions of the delegate pack
  • Free attendance for the full conference

To find out more about exhibiting at the Land Condition Symposium 2022 please look at our Sponsorship Pack below and to book please complete the Booking Form. If you have any questions, please contact Derek Jardine at





We aim to provide events, conferences and workshops which are accessible to all. If you anticipate needing any type of assistance to fully participate in this event, please email Derek Jardine at or call +44 (0)20 3862 7484 to discuss this further.


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