IMMERSE Transnational Exchange Lab a great success!
24 June 2019 - Published by Lisa Simone de Grunt
The first IMMERSE Transnational Exchange Lab was a great success! On 12 and 13 June over 60 participants joined together to discuss a range of estuary-related topics and to network. In addition to two plenary sessions, the programme included four interactive workshops:
- Sediment management: the Port of Gothenburg
- Sediment management:
- Flood protection
The photos that were taken during the Lab are available here.
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Welcome and introduction to IMMERSE- Frederik Roose, Flanders Department of Mobility and Public Works (IMMERSE Lead Partner)
Introduction to Gothenburg Area - 'Regulation of Lake Vänern - a challenge for the Göta River and Gothenburg' - Håkan Alexandersson, Regional Authority of Vastra Götaland
Introduction to sediment management activities in the Port of Gothenburg - Nikol Nielsen Gulis, Chief of Project Management, Port of Gothenburg
Break-out session 1
Sediment management I - Port of Gothenburg
Introduction to the expansion of Nya Arendal -Eduardo Epifano, Port of Gothenburg
Short film about the stabilization project
Stabilization of TBT polluted sediments: Technology and environment - Per Lindh, Swedish Transport Administration and Kristina Bernstén, COWI
TBT treatment methods from AMORAS treatment plans, Port of Antwerp - Patrick van Goethem, Flemish Department of Mobility and Public Works
Göta Älv case - Delilah Lithner, Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI)
Integrating Stakeholders in Estuary Management Example of the Elbe Estuary (Germany)- Kirsten Wolfstein, Hamburg Port Authority (presented by Holger Rahlf)
Humber Case - Yvonne Andersson Sköld, Swedish National Road and TRansport Research Institute (VTI)
Break-out session 2
Sediment management II - Research on metal recovery
Treatment and management of organotin and metal contaminated sediment
Göta Älv - flooding issues in the City of Gothenburg - Ulf Moback, City of Gothenburg
Sigmaplan as flood protection strategy in Flanders - Koen Segher, De Vlaamse Waterweg