SETAC Interest Groups provide a vital forum for professionals in the environmental sciences to advance a scientific topic under the SETAC umbrella, with oversight from governance. The groups’ activities range from sponsorship of platform and poster sessions at SETAC global meetings to proposing and supporting focused topic meetings, symposia and workshops. They are also instrumental in identifying current scientific topics of interest to the society.
There are many reasons to join and benefits to IG membership, including:
Learn about and contribute to the state of the science in the topic area
Network with thought leaders in the topic area
Collaborate on publications with the top scientists in the field
Contribute to shape the direction of the topic area within SETAC and the greater scientific community by participating in Interest Group-sponsored session proposals and by participating in the organization of focus topic meeting, symposia, and workshops
Access an excellent network for mentorship and peer-review opportunities
Develop leadership skills by participating in steering committees and organizing committees