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Highlights from the SETAC World Congress and North America Annual Meeting in Orlando
Greg Schiefer, Ryan Prosser, Mark Johnson and Lauren Kristofco
SETAC OrlandoThose who attended the 7th SETAC World Congress/SETAC North America 37th Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, experienced some great science. For those who couldn’t attend, we are providing a flavor of this outstanding meeting through a recap from the North America Executive Director and the Science Committee, session summaries and linked presentation recordings.

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INSIDE VOLUME 18, ISSUE 1
19 January 2017
 
SETAC-AU Hobart 2016News from SETAC Asia/Pacific
Peter Campbell, Ross Smith, Waitangi Wood and Catherine King
A reports on the Indiginous Knowledge and Values session from the SETAC Asia/Pacific conference in Singapore and a summary of the SETAC Australasia conference in Hobart 2016 highlight recent activity in this geographic unit.

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SETAC BrusselsNews from SETAC Europe
Isle Schoeters, Karel Deschamphelaere, Gertie Arts and Amy Brooks
Planning continues for the SETAC Europe 27th Annual Meeting in Brussels, Belgium. In addition, a call for new members for the SETAC Europe Education Committee highlight this month’s activities in Europe.

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SETAC AfricaCall for Sessions for the SETAC Africa 8th Biennial Meeting
Ikechukwu Onwurah and Olawale Otitoju
Time is running out to submit session proposals for the SETAC Africa 8th Biennial Conference, which is scheduled from 17–19 October 2017 at the Tinapa Lake Resort in Calabar, Nigeria.

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Moscow, RussiaPreviewing the 9th International Congress of the Working Group on Soils of Urban, Industrial, Traffic, Mining and Military Areas (SUITMA 9)
Viacheslav Vasenev and Vera Terekhova
SUITMA 9 will be held from 22–27 May 2017 in Moscow, Russia. The congress will be hosted by the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia. This year’s theme for the congress will be “Urbanization: A challenge and an opportunity for soil functions and ecosystem services.”

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SETAC Interest GroupChange Is Here!
Tamar Schlekat and Roel Evens
What were previously called SETAC Advisory Groups (AGs) are now officially called Interest Groups (IGs)!

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Jerome DiamondSenior Resource Group Spotlight: Jerome Diamond
Matt Moore
This month, the Senior Resource Group highlights the accomplishments and career of Jerome Diamond.

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NEWS AND UPDATES
Registration for the SETAC Europe 27th Annual Meeting in Brussels, Belgium, opens 20 January. Choose your grant by 20 February. Submit your Science Slam presentation by 1 March. Review the latest travel resources, or become an exhibitor or sponsor.

Apply for the SETAC Europe Awards by 31 January.

Propose a session for the SETAC Africa 8th Biennial Conference in Calabar, Nigeria, by 5 February.

Propose a session for the SETAC Latin America 12th Biennial Meeting in Santos, Brazil, by 18 February.

Nominate candidates for the SETAC Europe Council by 20 February.

Propose a session for the SETAC North America 38th Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, by 22 February.

Apply for a SETAC grant to support your Earth Day or World Environment Day activities. The deadline is 31 March.

 
SETAC JOURNALS
IEAM volume 13, issue 1What’s new in IEAM
Toward the definition of specific protection goals for the environmental risk assessment of chemicals: A perspective on environmental regulation in Europe
A Ross Brown, Graham Whale, Mathew Jackson, Stuart Marshall, Mick Hamer, Andreas Solga, Patrick Kabouw, Malyka Galay-Burgos, Richard Woods, Stephanie Nadzialek and Lorraine Maltby
Volume 13, Issue 1
 
ET&C cover 36:1What's new in ET&C
Reptilian exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and associated effects
Gregory V. Zychowski and Céline A.J. Godard-Codding
Volume 36, Issue 1
 
Stephen J. Klaine Environmental Education Award
Stephen J. KlaineIn honor of the late Steve Klaine, SETAC has created a new award to benefit students of environmental toxicology and chemistry. Contribute today!
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