Affiliated Activities2018-10-23T17:52:17+00:00

1–2 November: 

  • 2nd International Symposium on Alternatives Assessment: Building the Field

4 November:

  • ITRC Symposium on Characterizing and Managing PFAS at Impacted Sites
  • Fun Hockey Game Organized by SETAC Members

2nd International Symposium on Alternatives Assessment: Building the Field

1–2 November | California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) | Price: US$75–250

The 2nd International Symposium on Alternatives Assessment: Building the Field provides a collegial forum for governmental agency staff, university researchers, industry sustainability professionals, environmental health consultants and advocates to:

  • Understand evolving practices and challenges in alternatives assessment and informed substitution
  • Foster new collaborations between academic, government and industry alternatives assessment practitioners
  • Identify training, education, and technical support needs for alternatives assessment and informed substitution
  • Initiate the formation of the Association for the Advancement of Alternatives Assessment (A4) – formalizing the community of practice

Who Should Attend

The symposium provides an opportunity to convene the broad community of individuals working on various aspects of alternatives assessment. The symposium will be of interest to:

  • Professionals working in supporting scientific disciplines including exposure, hazard, and life cycle assessment and decision-analysis
  • Developers of data and tools to support alternatives assessment
  • Researchers and practitioners in alternatives assessment and informed substitution, including those
    • Working on alternatives assessment methods
    • Conducting, evaluating, and implementing assessments
    • Supporting informed substitution activities

For more information, visit saferalternatives.org.

ITRC Symposium on Characterizing and Managing PFAS at Impacted Sites

Interstate Technology Regulatory Council1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | 4 November | Sacramento Convention Center, Room 202 | Price: US$10*

Hosted by the Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council (ITRC), this symposium will provide an overview of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and will concentrate on three key elements for characterizing and managing PFAS impacted sites – site characterization (sample and analysis), complex mechanisms that impact fate and transport, and current and potential remediation technologies. Case studies will be discussed to illustrate the concepts presented.

*If you are a state or federal regulator, you are eligible to participate in this event at no cost. Please contact Tadbir Singh at tsingh@ecos.org or call 202-849-4980 to receive an exclusive discount code for registration.

Register

Download a copy of the ITRC meeting flyer.

Fun Hockey Game Organized by SETAC Members

When: 6–7 p.m. on Sunday, 4 November
Where: Oak Park Ice Arena, 3545 Alvarado Avenue, Stockton, CA
Who: Everybody is welcome
What: Non-contact fun hockey, full gear required
Price: $20

Please contact Curtis Eickhoff, curtis@nautilusenvironmental.ca, to register.

SETAC is not responsible for any injuries, and participants play at their own risk

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