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SETAC focused topic meetings (FTMs) and symposiums bring together scientists, engineers and managers from government, private business, academia and public interest groups to discuss specific environmental topics and advance cutting-edge science.


Upcoming Events

High-Throughput Screening

High-Throughput Screening and Environmental Risk Assessment: State of the Science and Emerging Applications

SETAC North America Focused Topic Meeting
16-18 April, 2018, North Carolina
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Past Events

SETAC Asia-Pacific

Singapore

Chemical Risk Assessment Approach and Needs for the Asia-Pacific Region

16 September 2016, Singapore
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SETAC Europe

23rd Consequential LCA for Decision Support

SETAC Europe LCA Case Studies Symposium
27–28 November 2017, Barcelona, Spain
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YES 2015

SETAC Europe 22nd LCA Case Study Symposium

Life Cycle Innovation for the transition to a sustainable society
20-22 September 2016, Montpellier, France
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YES 2015

SETAC Europe/iEOS Joint Focused Topic Meeting

Environmental and (eco)toxicological Omics and Epigenetics: Science, Technology and Regulatory Applications 
12-15  September 2016, Ghent, Belgium
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YES 2015

12th SETAC Europe Special Science Symposium

Risk mitigation measures, risk assessment and labelling in the EU 28: Introduction to the MAgPIE toolbox
10-12  May 2016, Brussels, Belgium
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LCA Nisyros

SETAC Europe 11th Special Science Symposium 

Global Environmental Change and Mercury Pollution: Environmental Governance, Research and Management of Converging Issues
20-21  October 2015, Brussels, Belgium 
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LCA Nisyros

SETAC Europe 21st LCA Case Study Symposium

Exergy analysis, Life cycle assessment (LCA) and Sustainability assessment (LCSA): Method development and case studies.
12-14 July 2015, Nisyros, Greece 
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YES 2015

4th Young Environmental Scientists Meeting (YES)

14–19 March 2015, Petnica Science Centre, Serbia
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LCA Novi Sad

 

SETAC Europe 20th LCA Case Study Symposium

LCA in Promoting Eco-Innovation and Sustainability: Education, Research and Application
24–26 November 2014, Novi Sad, Serbia
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SESSS 10 Bioavailability

10th SETAC Europe Special Science Symposium

Bioavailability of Organic Chemicals: Linking Science to Risk Assessment and Regulation
14–15 October 2014, Brussels, Belgium
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SESSS Marine Systems

9th SETAC Europe Special Science Symposium

Risk assessment and management in marine systems: State of the art and the challenges ahead
4–5 December 2013, Brussels, Belgium
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8th SETAC Europe Special Science Symposium

Plant protection products and pollinators: Testing methodologies, risk assessment and risk management
16–17 October 2013, Brussels, Belgium
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7th SETAC Europe Special Science Symposium

Fate and ecotoxicity of nanoparticles in the environment: Current status and the way forward
2–3 October 2013, Brussels, Belgium
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19th SETAC Europe LCA Case Study Symposium

LCA in Market Research and Policy: Harmonisation Beyond Standardisation
11–13 November 2013, Rome, Italy
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3rd Young Environmental Scientists Meeting

11–13 February 2013, Krakow, Poland

18th LCA Case Studies Symposium

26–28 November, 2012, Copenhagen, Denmark

6th SETAC Europe Special Science Symposium: Environmental Endocrine Disrupter Testing and Evaluation

24–25 October, 2012, Brussels, Belgium

5th SETAC Europe Special Science Symposium: Ecosystem Services: From Policy to Practice

15–16 February 2012, Brussels, Belgium

4th SETAC Europe Special Science Symposium: The Environmental Risk Assessment of Biocides: Regulatory Challenges and Scientific Solutions

25–26 October 2011, Brussels, Belgium

3rd SETAC Europe Special Science Symposium: Environmental Risk Assessment of Mixtures: Moving from Research to Regulation

2–3 February 2011, Brussels, Belgium

2nd SETAC Europe Special Science Symposium: Current Developments on Environmental Risk Assessment for Plant Protection Products in Europe

17–18 September 2009, Brussels, Belgium

1st SETAC Europe Special Science Symposium:  Integrated Testing Strategies for REACH: From Science to Practical Implementation

23–24 October 2008, Brussels, Belgium


SETAC Latin America

Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Chemical Risk Assessment Approach and Needs for the Latin America Region

7 September 2017, Santos, São Paulo Paulo, Brazil
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SETAC North America

Risk Assessment of Chemical Mixtures: From Scientific Evidence to Environmental Regulation

SETAC North America Focused Topic Meeting
6–8 September 2017, Denver, Colorado

Focused Topic Meeting: Environmental Quality Implications of Unconventional Natural Gas Development

17–19 March 2016, Denton, TX, USA

Focused Topic Meeting: Endocrine Disruption: Chemical Testing and Risk Assessment Approaches and Implications

5–6 February 2014, USEPA Facility, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA

Focused Topic Meeting: Pollutants in the Environment: Fate and Toxicity

25–27 August 2011, Mérida, México

Focused Topic Meeting: Gulf of Mexico — Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill

26–28 April 2011, Pensacola, Florida, USA


Planning a SETAC Event?

You will want to review the SETAC sponsored events matrix to identify the forum that best suits your needs.

Standard operating procedures (SOPs) for FTMs and Symposium: