SETAC Globe - Environmental Quality Through Science
See You at SETAC Salt Lake City!
Carrie Claytor, Elin Ulrich
SETAC Salt Lake CityThe SETAC North America 36th Annual Meeting is just a few weeks away! There is still time to register, sign up for a professional training course or to submit a late poster abstract. If you've already registered, you can prepare for the meeting by downloading the program and planning your itinerary. Keep reading to find out more about all of the networking and educational opportunities at SETAC Salt Lake City.

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INSIDE VOLUME 16, ISSUE 10
8 October 2015
 
SETAC Buenos Aires Meeting AttendeesSETAC Buenos Aires: An Exciting Latin American Experience
Pedro Carriquiriborde and Gustavo Somoza
The SETAC Buenos Aires organizing committee took on the challenge of independently organizing a full SETAC meeting in Latin America. This experience provided challenges, positive experiences and a steep learning curve.

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Student activitiesCan't-Miss Student Activities in Salt Lake City
Austin Gray, Blair Paulik
Over the past few months, the SETAC North America Student Advisory Council has worked closely with the SETAC North America Annual Meeting Program Committee to plan a number of student activities for SETAC Salt Lake City. We are excited to announce some changes and new events to the student program.

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Jail n BailJail & Bail Returns to Salt Lake City
Ruth Hall
Do you want to see someone behind bars? Did you miss the chance in Vancouver to put your professor, supervisor, student or colleague away? Please take part in this fun way to raise money for the SETAC North America Endowment Fund.

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Senior Resource GroupSenior Resource Group Member Spotlight: Shinsuke Tanabe
Matthew Moore
Members of the Senior Resource Group come from far and wide in the world of SETAC. They exemplify leadership in how they conduct their careers and through their involvement with SETAC. Their contributions and commitment to the society and its goals are demonstrated in their longevity and desire to stay with and support the SETAC mission.

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SETAC Pellston WorkshopIs Your Ecotoxicity Data Reliable, Relevant and Useful for Regulatory Decisions?
Marlene Agerstrand, Jane Staveley
Guidance on steps to improve the use of all ecotoxicity data in prospective risk assessments was the aim of a recently held SETAC Pellston Workshop® on “Improving the Usability of Ecotoxicology in Regulatory Decision-making,” which took place from 30 August–4 September at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, USA.

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Senior Resource GroupJoint SETAC and Society for Risk Analysis Roundtable
Charles Menzie
SETAC and the Society for Risk Analysis are sponsoring a joint roundtable in December in Arlington, Virginia, on “Scientific Integrity in Publications.” Pamela Williams of SRA will chair this roundtable, and Charlie Menzie, SETAC Global Executive Director, will be the moderator.

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SETAC Journals
What's New in IEAM
Special Series: Offshore Platform Decommissioning in California
Brock Bernstein

What's New in ET&C
Maternally transferred dioxin-like compounds can affect the reproductive success of European eel
EM Foekema, Michiel Kotterman, Pepijn de Vries and Albertinka J Murk
(Volume 34, Issue 10)
   
 
SETAC Salt Lake City late-breaking science abstract
 
NEWS AND UPDATES
Tomorrow, 9 October, is the final day to submit your entry for the SETAC Photo Contest! Voting starts soon, with winners announced at SETAC Salt Lake City.

There’s still time to register for the SETAC Europe 11th Special Science Symposium on global environmental change and mercury pollution, taking place from 20-21 October in Brussels, Belgium. Deadline is 13 October.

Late-breaking science poster abstracts are now being accepted for the SETAC North America 36th Annual Meeting, which will be held from 1–5 November in Salt Lake City, Utah. Deadline for submission is 21 October.

The National Science Board is accepting nominations for candidates from the scientific community to serve on the board for the class of 2016–2022. The deadline to submit nominations is 30 October.

Seeking Volunteer “Experts” for the Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA), taking place on 2 November in Salt Lake City. Lend your research experience to our Reddit AMA at the annual meeting or contribute online!

Abstract submission for the SETAC Europe 26th Annual Meeting, which will be held from 22-26 May 2016 in in Nantes, France, is now open! You have until 25 November to submit a paper. Do not wait till the very last day.

Please welcome Delphine Delire, who just joined the SETAC Europe team as Communications Manager. If you are at SETAC Salt Lake City, you will have the pleasure of meeting her in person.

Congratulations to the recently elected SETAC North America Board of Directors! They will serve for the 2016–2019 term.
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