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What You Need to Know for Nantes
Delphine Delire
SETAC Nantes logoThe SETAC Europe organizing and science committees, staff and the city of Nantes are excited about this year’s meeting. Here are last-minute notes and tips for attendees to help make this a meaningful and impactful meeting.

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INSIDE VOLUME 17, ISSUE 5
12 May 2016
 
Bart BosveldSETAC Europe Executive Director’s Corner
Bart Bosveld
Last summer, I was sailing one of the many boats escorting the impressive tall ships traveling from the seaport IJmuiden to the city of Amsterdam, where they all gathered for Sail 2015, one of the largest maritime events in the world.

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SETAC OrlandoSETAC North America Updates: SETAC Women in Science Initiative and World Congress Deadlines
Oana Birceanu, Ève Gilroy, Shari Dahmer, Natalie Feistahuer, Yamini Gopalapillai, Joel Nichols, Gérald Tétreault, Karen Béchard, Tamzin Blewett, Alison Fraser, Carmela Grande, Tim Canfield, Anne Alix and Cindy Howard

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SETAC EuropeNews and Announcements from the SETAC Europe Branches
Anna Barra Caracciolo, Paola Grenni, Svetlana Patsaeva, Rainer Reuter and Kirit Wadhia

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SETAC Salt Lake CityMore Session Summaries from SETAC Salt Lake City

The SETAC North America 36th Annual Meeting hosted more than 1783 delegates from 34 different countries. It included 188 sessions, 23 special sessions and three keynote speakers, and it featured more than 744 platform and 841 posters presentations.

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Leadership skillsI Have a Really Good Idea But No One Is Listening! How Leadership Skills Can Re-energize Your Career
Alistair Brown and Samuel Haddad
More often than not, the manager of your academic group, government department or business does not have the time to interact with individuals on a daily basis. So much so that we may jest about what our superior actually brings to the table.

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Silke BollmohrSenior Resource Group Member Spotlight: Silke Bollmohr
Matt Moore
This month, the Senior Resource Group highlights the accomplishments and career of our SETAC Africa colleague, Silke Bollmohr, currently the manager of EcoTrac Consulting and the non-governmental organization Hamana.

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NEWS AND UPDATES
Have a look at SETAC Nantes’ exciting social program, check out the SETAC Square’s daily schedule, volunteer for the Reddit AMA and don’t miss the students activities.

Send your abstract by 15 June for the SETAC/iEOS Joint Focused Topic Meeting on Environmental and Ecotoxicological Omics and Epigenetics: Science, Technology and Regulatory Applications, which will be held from 12–15 September in Ghent, Belgium.

Submit an abstract for the 7th SETAC World Congress/SETAC North America 37th Annual Meeting, which will be held from 6–10 November in Orlando, Florida. Submission deadline is 8 June.

Submit an abstract by 1 July for the 2016 SETAC Australasia Conference, which will be held from 4–7 October in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

Register for the SETAC Asia/Pacific 2016 Conference before 15 July and save up to 25% with early bird rates! You can also submit an abstract by 31 May.

Are you looking for a job in environmental toxicology and chemistry, or are you hiring? Check out the redesigned SETAC Career Center.
 
SETAC JOURNALS:
IEAM volume 12, issue 2What's New in IEAM
Initial recommendations for higher-tier risk assessment protocols for bumble bees, Bombus spp.

(Hymenoptera: Apidae)

Ana R Cabrera, Maria Teresa Almanza, G Christopher Cutler, David L Fischer, Silvia Hinarejos, Gavin Lewis, Daniel Nigro, Allen Olmstead, Jay Overmyer, Daniel A Potter, Nigel E Raine, Cory Stanley-Stahr, Helen Thompson and Jozef van der Steen
Volume 12, Issue 2
 
ET&C cover 35:5May Perpectives Articles Tackle:
Bias is creeping into the science behind risk assessments and undermining its use and credibility


Volume 35, Issue 5
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