Remediation and Brownfield Investments conference

14-15 May, 2019 (Tuesday-Wednesday)
Address: Danubius Hotel Arena; 1148 Budapest, Ifjúság útja 1-3.

14 May 2019 Tuesday

9.00 - 10.00




Gergely Hankó managing director, KSZGYSZ


10.00 - 10.10

Miklós Bulla, National Environmental Council


10.10 - 10.25

Tibor Zoltán László Deputy State Secretary for the Environment, Ministry of Agriculture

Strategic issues of remediation

10.25 - 10.40  

Gábor Hasznos Remediation Officer, Ministry of Agriculture

National Environmental Remediation Program

10.40 - 10.55 

Hajnalka Huszár  Strategic Referent, Ministry of Innovation and Technology

Experiences about EU support in the field of remediation

10.55 - 11.10  

Márton Garay, Head of Subunit, Department of Urban Planning, Municipality of the City of Budapest Brownfield programs of Budapest Capital

11.10 - 11.20

Questions and answers


11.20 - 11.30




Lonsták László managing director, Geoconnect Kft. 

11.30 - 12.00

Prof. Paul Bardos, Chartered Environmentalist, Director
r3 Environmental Technology Ltd. University of Brighton, NICOLE representative

From brownfield management to land stewardship - An industrial perspective

Delivering and Valuing Benefits from Soft Remediation of Brownfield Sites, where built re-use is not feasible

12.00 - 12.15

Martha WEPNER-BANKO, COMMON FORUM on Contaminated Land in Europe, c/o Environment Agency Austria

Overcoming challenges and enabling brownfield revitalisation

12.15 - 12.30 Joris Crynen Managing Director, Santerra NV Belgian Evolution in Brownfield Development: successes and failures

12.30 - 12.50

Delehan-Kokaiko Svitlana, Associate Professor, Department of Ecology and Environment, Uzhhorod National University, Vladimir Suran President, Regional Association of Local Self-government Bodies, Transcarpathia For A Clean Environment

Preservation of Ecosystems on the Tisza River Valley

12.50 - 13.05 Gert Rehner, Eduard Alesi, IEG Technologie GmbH (Gruibingen, Germany)

Groundwater Circulation (GCW) for accelerated site remediation in contaminated heterogenous aquifers

13.05 - 13.20

Question and answers


13.20 - 14.20 




Gábor Hasznos rapporteur, Ministry of Agriculture

14.20 - 14.35

János Kocserha Deputy Mayor, Aknaszlatina (Ukrajna)

Presentation of the glorious past, the exasperating present and the hopeful future of the salt mining settlement

14.35 - 14.50

Zsuzsanna Dócsné Balogh Director of Economy, Trenecon Kft.

Strategic thinking about remediation and brownfield investments

14.50 - 15.05

Zoltán Lénárt Environmental expert, Hungarian State Railways Co.

Experience, goals and ideas for railways remediation in the future

15.05 - 15.20

Zsolt Fekete Managing Director, Ökoproject Eger Ltd.

Evaluation of groundwater chlorinated aliphatic hydrocarbon contamination remediation Phase I and non-interventional test results

15.20 - 15.35

Question and answers


15.35 - 15.50




Irma Zöldi water-quality rapporteurGeneral Directorate of Water Management

15.50 - 16.05

Melinda Wieser, Golder Co., Zoltan Palotai, Wessling Ltd.

Mission Impossible? Challenges of exploration, analysis and remediation of PFAS compounds 


16.05 - 16.20

András Jakab Managing Director, Jakab és Társai Ltd.

Thoughts and experiences about transport modelling: when, what, what purpose?

16.20 - 16.35

Tamás Madarász, PhD, Director, University of Miskolc, Institute of Environmental Management

Lab measurements supporting contaminated site remediation research at the University of Miskolc, Institute of Environmental Management

16.35 - 16.50 Szabolcs Halmóczki , Dr. Ferenc Gondi, BGT Hungaria Ltd.

Thoughts on potentials in natural concentration reduction based on domestic experiences

16.50 - 17.05 Dr. Tamás Szigeti Business Development Director,Wessling Hungary Ltd. Determination of glyphosate from water using LC / MS / MS technique


Question and answers


17.30 - 19.00

Networking lunch



15 May, 2019 Wednesday

 Moderator: Mária Bálint managing director, Bálint Analitika Kft.  

10.00 - 10.15

Dr. Katalin Perei Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology, University of Szeged

Effective use of microorganisms in remediation of contaminated areas

10.15 - 10.30

Gábor Jeszenői Project Manager ELGOSCAR-2000 Ltd.

It works on paper, but not in practice? Pilot-assisted remediation planning

10.30 - 10.45

János Kocsány CEO, Graphisoft Park SE

Graphisoft Park - Introducing a successful brownfield land use
10.45 - 11.00 Irma Zöldi Water Quality Protection Oofficer, Directorate General for Water OKKP Gas Mass Remediation (Aquincum, Csókavár, Budafok)
 Closing Csaba Markó director, KSZGYSZ  

11.00 - 11.30

Question and answers  
11.30 - 12.30 LUNCH  

12.30 - 15.30 

Professional activity

 Field trip - Óbudai Gas Works how to get there