EMPEREST project 1st workshop in Tartu

Physical Meeting
The EMPEREST project 1st workshop in Tartu is the first large external project event.


The EMPEREST project 1st workshop will take place on 12-14 February 2024 in Tartu, Estonia. The title of the event is "Raising awareness and initiating actions towards socio-environmental resilience to PFAS".

This workshop will introduce the subject of PFAS and other organic micropollutants and bring the Estonian perspective to the work on it. Participants will learn about health and environmental risks of PFAS and the approaches to risk management. Discussions will take place around local PFAS risk assessment plans, technologies for the removal of organic micropollutants, and further cooperation opportunities.

This EMPEREST workshop is open to all relevant stakeholders from the Baltic Sea Region, especially local authorities, water utilities, water associations, and international organisations working with PFAS and other organic micropollutants.

The event is open to public, the programme includes:

  • 12 February evening: networking dinner for getting to know other participants and setting up the discussions
  • 13 February all day: presentations, visiting the mobile pilot plant, afterwork
  • 14 February: morning session on cooperation and a site visit to Tartu WWTP

Agenda of the EMPEREST & Zero PFAS workshop in Tartu

Practicalities file for the workshop participants


The workshop is organised in cooperation with the ZeroPFAS II project (funded by Swedish Institute).


Upcoming events

EMPEREST at the 15th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region
Physical Meeting
29. - 31. October 2024

    Past events

    EMPEREST project 2nd workshop in Gdańsk
    Project: EMPEREST
    Physical Meeting
    10. - 12. June 2024
    UBC TALKS about mapping and monitoring PFAS in cities
    Project: EMPEREST
    Virtual Meeting
    26. March 2024
    09:30 - 11:00 (CET)
    European Ocean Days
    Project: EMPEREST
    Virtual Meeting & Physical Meeting
    04. - 08. March 2024