SABCS: Call for Abstracts for 2019 Workshop

The Science Advisory Board for Contaminated Sites (SABCS) is hosting our 9th Annual SABCS Workshop and Conference on September 25 and 26 respectively.

Registration for the 9th Annual SABCS Workshop & Conference on Contaminated Sites is now open! The workshop is on September 25, 2019, and the theme this year is” Adapting Contaminated Sites Management to a Changing Climate”. The conference on the following day, September 26, 2019, comprises presentations related to investigation, remediation, risk assessment, risk management and/or regulation of contaminated sites. This year, with generous support from McCue Engineering Contractors as the host, a mixer will be held at 5:00 p.m. after the conference on the 26th with complimentary appetizers.Registration Link:

September 25th Workshop:

  • This year’s theme is “Adapting Contaminated Sites Management to a Changing Climate”.
  • It will be held in the Earl and Jennie Lohn Policy Room, SFU Harbourside Centre at 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC
  • The workshop abstract is posted on our website:

September 26th Conference:

  • As in the past, SABCS wishes to provide a  complimentary registration for the Sept 26th conference to a representative of EMA. Once decided, please let us know who will attend.
  • We have released our Call for Abstracts for the conference (attached). The Call for Abstracts closes on June 14 this year and it is also posted on the SAB
  • The conference venue is being finalized, but will be at 500 Granville Street or at 515 West Hastings Street.
  • We also are offering sponsorship opportunities. Further information about sponsorship can be found in the attached document or obtained from the conference co-chairs: myself (Zahra Pirani at or Marc Apduhan at