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SETAC Europe 27th Annual Meeting: Two Months to Go
Ilse Schoeters, Karel Deschamphelaere and Gertie Arts
BrusselsThe SETAC Europe 27th Annual Meeting will take place from 7 –11 May in Brussels, Belgium. The science program and keynote speakers set the stage for a great technical agenda, but check out the social and student activities as well!

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INSIDE VOLUME 18, ISSUE 3
16 March 2017
 
6th Young Environmental Scientists (YES) Meeting, StockholmStudent Corner: News for the Young Environmental Scientists (YES) Meeting
Lida Deerman, Kerstin Winkens, Helena Assis and Fabi Lo Nostro
The 6th Young Environmental Scientists (YES) Meeting was held from 16–20 February in Stockholm, Sweden. This was another productive meeting with 80 student and recent graduate attendees from 20 countries, representing all five geographic units of SETAC.

Read a meeting summary from committee members…
Read more about SETAC Latin America students attending the meeting…
 
SETAC Africa 8th Biennial ConSETAC Africa 8th Biennial Conferenceference - The Quality of African Environment: The Roles of Science, Industry and Regulators
Ikechukwu Onwurah and Wale Otitoju
The 8th biennial SETAC Africa, 17–19 October 2017 in Calabar, Nigeria, is now about 7 months away.  The focus of this conference is to evaluate and discuss the problems and challenges to the African environment.

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Amanda Reichelt-BrushettSETAC Asia/Pacific: Spotlight on Indonesia and SETAC Australasia Conference Update
Amanda Reichelt-Brushett
It has been a productive few years of engaging with Indonesian professionals in the field of environmental chemistry and toxicology with a growing membership from Indonesia.

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DaphniaSpotlight on SETAC Latin America
Alexandre Arenzon and Helena Assis
This month, SETAC Latin America discusses a major concern to aquatic systems monitoring as well as recent developments in the planning of the 12th SETAC Latin America Biennial Meeting.

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Read more about the biennial meeting...
 
AwardsSETAC North America Award and Fellowship Recipients for 2016
Ryan Prosser
Each year, SETAC North America and the Endowment Fund acknowledge the hard work and achievements of student and regular members by presenting a number of awards.

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SETAC Brussels staff and SETAC Europe CouncilNews from SETAC Europe
Kirit Wadhia, Nadezhda Kudryasheva and Michelle Bloor
This month, SETAC Europe provides a closer look into the makeup of their Brussels office staff and shares recent developments from the Russian Language Branch and SETAC Europe Council.

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Read more about joining the UK Branch Council...
 
Boobera LagoonFormation of the Indigenous Knowledge and Values Interest Group
Tamar Schlekat, Bradley Moggridge and Waitangi Wood
It is with great pleasure that we announce the SETAC World Council accepted the proposal for the formation of a new global Interest Group focused on Indigenous Knowledge and Values.

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NEWS AND UPDATES
Today, 16 March, AmazonSmile will donate 5%, 10 times their usual donation rate, of eligible purchases to the SETAC North America Endowment Fund.

Propose a session for the SETAC Africa 8th Biennial Conference in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria, by 31 March.

Apply for a SETAC North America grant to support your Earth Day or World Environment Day activities by 31 March.

Register for the job event at the SETAC Europe 27th Annual Meeting in Brussels, Belgium, by 1 April. Register by 14 April and save with discounted registration rates. Submit your late abstract by 26 April.

Apply for the Founders Award by 8 April.

Propose a professional training course for the SETAC North America 38th Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, by 15 May.

Submit an abstract for the 12th SETAC Latin America Biennial Meeting in Santos, Brazil, by 19 May.

Submit an abstract for the SETAC North America Focused Topic Meeting: Risk Assessment of Chemical Mixtures in Denver, Colorado, by 29 June.

Save the date, 3–6 September 2017, for the 2017 SETAC Australasia Conference on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia.

Save the date, 27–28 November 2017, for the 23rd SETAC Europe LCA Case Studies Symposium in Barcelona, Spain.

Thank you to outgoing ET&C editors and board members and welcome to our incoming team.

 
SETAC JOURNALS
IEAM volume 13, issue 2What’s New in IEAM
Toward refined environmental scenarios for ecological risk assessment of down-the-drain chemicals in freshwater environments.
Antonio Franco, Oliver R Price, Stuart Marshall, Olivier Jolliet, Paul J Van den Brink, Andreu Rico, Andreas Focks, Frederik De Laender and Roman Ashauer
Volume 13, Issue 2
 
ET&C cover 36:3What's New in ET&C
Sorption and desorption of 17α-trenbolone and trendione on five soils
Joseph A. Robinson, Qingli Ma, Jane P. Staveley, Walter J. Smolenski
Volume 36, Issue 3
 
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