Closure Conference of the project LIFE ReSoil project

October 4-5, 2018

Ljubljana &Prevalje, Slovenia

We are pleased to invite you to the Closure Conference of the LIFE ReSoil project.

At this occasion, we would kindly like to invite you to participate at the event with a lecture, poster or as a listener. Participation in the conference is free of charge.

The first day is intended to lectures and presentations of posters from invited lecturers and organizers, the second day to visit of the demonstration plant for the innovative soil washing technology. The demonstration plant in Prevalje, Slovenia, was built with financial support of LIFE Programme.

We would like to share our findings, knowledge with the active participation of the broader expert public. Student contributions are also appreciated.

After the conference, we will issue conference proceedings in electronic form. Highlights from the conference (photos) will be published on the website of the Project LIFE ReSoil. The participants will receive a certificate of attendance.

The conference is free for all participants.

The organiser will provide refreshments during breaks.


We expect the contributions from the following fields (not exclusively):

  1. Ecology of the soil/role of soil/biogeochemical circulation
  2. Overview of contaminated areas with heavy metals/causes for the existing situation
  3. Legislation: Limit values of heavy metals in the soil, food, feed/ monitoring/ legislation on disposal of active sludge, industrial waste in the context of heavy metals.
  4. Influence of the soil contamination on microorganisms, plants, fungi, animals, impact on human health.
  5. Methods for the determination of heavy metals in soil, food.
  6. Methods for soil remediation/immobilization of heavy metals.

The official program will be published on 10. September 2018, when the deadline for registration expires.

Registration of participants and important dates:

To facilitate the organisation all participants are asked to register for the conference.

The deadline for conference registration: 10. September 2018. In the case of presentation of a lecture or a poster, please indicate the title of the poster and authors.

Deadline for submission of extended abstracts: 24. September 2018

Deadline for submission of electronic version (pdf) of the posters: 24.September 2018 (in case you allow their publication on the web page)

Send your application to or

The application should contain the following information:

  • Title, Name and Surname:
  • Name and address of the organisation:
  • Contact phone:
  • E-mail address:
  • I will present a poster (lecture) at the conference: YES (entitled) / NO.
  • I will attend the conferences on 4th and 5th October Only 4th /5th  October
  • I am interested in organised transportation at Prevalje: YES / NO

Participants, who will present a poster (lecture) are asked to follow the instructions for authors for submission of extended abstract.

After the conference, we will issue conference proceedings in electronic form.

Conference location

Address of Conference Site – 1st day:

Envit d.o.o., Tržaška cesta 330, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Tour to demonstration plant – 2nd day:

ENVITd.o.o. & ARHEL d.o.o., Pri Brančurniku 24, 2391 Prevalje, Slovenia

Free transportation from Ljubljana to Prevalje will be organized. Please let us know if you intend to participate the tour to the demonstration plant.

The Organizing committee:

Organizing committee: , Tinkara Rozina, Mateja Gorjup, Maja Zupančič Justin, Ph.D., Neža Finžgar, Ph.D.

Programming and evaluation of abstract submissions: Neža Finžgar, Ph.D., Envit, prof. Domen Leštan, Ph.D, University of Ljubljana, Maja Zupančič Justin, Ph.D, Arhel

Conference Proceedings

Proceedings of the conference with extended abstracts will be issued after the completion of the conference in a digital format and published on the conference website.

Instructions to authors

Instructions for extended abstracts:

Please follow a temlate at the end of this page.

Abstracts should be submitted in Word format and sent to or

In the title of the file indicate the surname of the author.

Contributions will be accepted for review, after which the authors will be informed about any comments. Authors are responsible for the correctness of grammar.

Instructions for poster presentations:

Posters should be printed in A0 size format.

With your permission, we will post electronic versions of the posters on the conference website. In this case, provide the posters in electronic form in pdf format.

Authors should bring the posters on the first day of the conference, before the beginning and place them on the marked panels in the hall on the first floor.

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