View SETAC Salt Lake City Session Recordings for Free

A select number of sessions were recorded at the annual meeting, and they are now available online, free of charge. Session recordings let you catch up on what you missed and make great training tools. Review best practices presented by leading experts in your field and stay current on the trends affecting your industry. For an overview of all annual meeting presentations, you can download the presentation grid from the meeting program.

Free Online Professional Training Course

In addition to the session recordings, listen to a professional training course about Adverse Outcome Pathways from the SETAC North America 36th Annual Meeting. Course presenters are Daniel Villeneuve, Stephen Edwards and Dalma Martinovic-Weigelt.

Developing and Applying Adverse Outcome Pathways What You Need to Know – Part 1 and Part 2

Overview of Session Recordings

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  • Inclusion of multiple stressors in determinations of pesticide risk to threatened and endangered species
    Speaker: Cathy Laetz, NOAA
  • A refined risk assessment for Kirtland’s warbler potentially exposed to flowable chlorpyrifos in the United States
    Speaker: Dwayne Moore, Intrinsik Environmental Sciences, Inc.
  • Assessment of risks of diazinon to the Kirtland’s warbler
    Speaker: Kristina Garber, USEPA
  • Endangered species assessment for the shortnose sturgeon: lessons learned for a national assessment process
    Speaker: Michael Winchell, Stone Environmental, Inc.
  • National-level endangered species assessment for chlorpyrifos: aquatic species
    Speaker: Jeffrey Giddings, Compliance Services International
  • National Endangered Species Assessment for Chlorpyrifos: Refined Terrestrial Ecological Risk Assessment
    Speaker: Scott Teed, Intrinsik Environmental Sciences Inc.
  • Reducing pesticide exposure to threatened and endangered species
    Speaker: Scott Hecht, NOAA
  • Targeted Monitoring to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Streamside Vegetation in Reducing Pesticide Loading to Surface Water
    Speaker: George Tuttle, Washington State Department of Agriculture

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  • Evaluation of the Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse (IC2) Alternatives Assessment Guide
    Speaker: Jennifer Rutkiewicz, ToxServices
  • From Incremental to Fundamental Chemical Substitution: Addressing the Lock-In Problem
    Speaker: Peter Fantke, Technical University of Denmark
  • Methylene Chloride Paint Strippers Alternatives Analysis: Hazard Screening Using GreenScreen® for Safer Chemicals
    Speaker: Bingxuan Wang, ToxServices LLC
  • Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis methods as a framework for comparative risk assessment and in the case of insecticide use in pome fruit production
    Speaker: Jane Pouzou, University of Washington
  • Methylene Chloride Paint Strippers: Lessons Learned from a California Consumer Products Regulation Alternatives Analysis Demonstration Project
    Speaker: Molly Jacobs, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Results and lessons learned from the multi-disciplinary iNEMI alternative materials assessment project
    Speaker: Cory Robertson, Hewlett-Packard
  • Reverse engineering the PBT paradigm:  Designing safer chemicals by applying the lessons learned from alternative assessment
    Speaker: Jay Tunkel, SRC, Inc.
  • Advancing Alternatives Assessment for Safer Chemical Substitution:  A Research & Practice Agenda
    Speaker: Joel Tickner, University of Massachusetts Lowell

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  • Assessing Relationships for Guideline Derivation: Water Hardness and Chloride Toxicity towards Aquatic Life
    Speaker: Ian McIvor, Equilibrium Environmental Inc.
  • Evaluation and improvements of a mayfly, Neocloeon (Centroptilum) triangulifer (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae) toxicity test method
    Speaker: James Lazorchak, USEPA
  • Mechanisms of Tolerance to Chlorpyrifos in Resurrected Daphnia pulicaria Genotypes
    Speaker: Adam Simpson, Oklahoma State University
  • A multi-assay evaluation of the sub-lethal effects of Chlorpyrifos on developing zebrafish (Danio rerio)
    Speaker: Ty Curran, University of North Texas
  • Photocatalytic Degradation of Commercial Naphthenic Acids using Fixed-film TiO2
    Speaker: Andrew McQueen, Clemson Univeristy
  • Multiple stressors over multiple generations: assessing the combined risk of climate change and endocrine disruptors
    Speaker: Bethany DeCourten, University of North Carolina, Wilmington

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  • The Combined Effects of Metal Contamination and Sediment Deposition on Benthic Invertebrate Colonization at North Fork Clear Creek Superfund Site, CO
    Speaker: Brittanie Dabney, Colorado State University
  • Non-Lethal Detection of Intersex (Testicular Oocytes) in Black Basses (Micropterus spp.) using Laparoscopy
    Speaker: Alexander MacLeod, University of Maryland, College Park
  • Effects of the presence of plankton on the acute toxicity and morphological effects of crude oil to larval bay anchovy (Anchoa mitchilli)
    Speaker: Sarah Webb, The Institute of Environmental and Human Health
  • Suspended Sediment Effects on Smallmouth Bass (Micropterus dolomieu)
    Speaker: Burton Suedel, US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Review of the Environmental Fate and Effects of Drill Cuttings and Associated Drilling Fluids Discharged from Offshore Oil and Gas Operations
    Speaker: Diane Sanzone, AECOM Environment
  • Occurrence and toxicity of current-use pesticides in sediment in agricultural waterways: A case study in Fujian, South China
    Speaker: Yanli Wei, Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

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  • Bioavailability of organochlorine chemicals and molecular changes in fathead minnows from single and complex mixture exposures
    Speaker: Viet Dang, University of Florida
  • Effects of Insecticides on Stream Invertebrates in Soy Production Regions in South America
    Speaker: Lisa Hunt, URS Corporation
  • Coho Salmon Spawner Mortality in Pacific Northwest Urban Watersheds: Lethal Stormwater Impacts are Prevented by Soil Bioinfiltration
    Speaker: Julann Spromberg, Ocean Associates Inc. Contractor with NOAA Fisheries
  • From single-species to aquatic communities – How can we get the most for mixture toxicity assessments?
    Speaker: Simone Hasenbein, University of California, Davis
  • Deciphering Causes of Biological Impairment in a Heavily Urbanized Watershed
    Speaker: Jerry Diamond, Tetra Tech
  • Evaluating relations between stressors and ecological endpoints in streams at the regional scale
    Speaker: Peter Van Metre, U. S. Geological Survey
  • One, two, too many; multiple stressors and the adaptive assessment, remediation and management of contaminated landscapes
    Speaker: Wayne Landis, Western Washington University
  • Climate Change and Ecological Risk Assessment for Contaminated Sites
    Speaker: Lara Gaasland-Tatro, Western Washington University

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  • Setting the Stage: Overview of the Ecological Risk Assessment Process under the ESA and FIFRA
    Speaker: Karen Myers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Using Data Compiled by FESTF to Support a National Endangered Species Assessment Case Study on Organophosphate Insecticides
    Speaker: Ashlea Frank, Compliance Services International
  • Use of toxicological data in the assessment of pesticide risk to threatened and endangered species
    Speaker: George Noguchi, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Use of species sensitivities distributions and species grouping strategies in national-level endangered species risk assessments
    Speaker: Amy Blankinship, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • A Weight-of-Evidence Approach for Making Effects Determinations for Federally Listed Species and Pesticides
    Speaker: Nancy Golden, U.S.  Fish & Wildlife Service
  • Aquatic Modeling to Estimate Pesticide Exposure to Threatened and Endangered Species
    Speaker: Mark Corbin, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • On-going Improvements to the AGDISP Pesticide Drift Model
    Speaker: Harold Thistle, USDA FOrest Service

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  • Update on Atmospheric Deposition and Assessment of Effects of Contaminants in the Athabasca Oil Sands
    Speaker: Jean Pierre Charland, Environment Canada
  • Assessing Forest Health in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region of Alberta
    Speaker: Kevin Percy, Wood Buffalo Environmental Association
  • Measurement of polycyclic aromatic compounds in epiphytic lichens by GCMS and GC-TOF-MS for receptor modeling in the Alberta Oil Sands Region
    Speaker: William Studabaker, Tobacco Road Collaborative LLC
  • Spatial and temporal trends of polycyclic aromatic compounds in the Athabasca oil sands region in Sphagnum moss and peat cores
    Speaker: Jonathan Martin, University of Alberta
  • Characterizing and quantifying PAHs in the Athabasca oil sands region using compound-specific isotope analysis
    Speaker: Jason Ahad, Natural Resources Canada
  • Understanding Controls on Mercury and Methylmercury Deposition to the Oil Sands Region
    Speaker: Chelsea Willis, University of Alberta
  • Estimation of vanadium guidelines for the protection of aquatic life relevant to the Canadian Oil Sands region
    Speaker: Stephanie Schiffer, University of Saskatchewan – Toxicology Centre
  • Using natural variability to develop triggers for designing and adapting environmental monitoring programs
    Speaker: Kelly Munkittrick, COSIA

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  • Refined models to predict the acute toxicity of Oil Sands process affected waters to early-life stages of Fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas)
    Speaker: Garrett Morandi, University of Saskatchewan
  • Preparative fractionation of oil sands process-affected water for toxicological evaluations
    Speaker: Anthony Bauer, University of Waterloo
  • A non-targeted chemical analysis strategy for identification of organic chemicals that cause acute toxicity of oil sands process-affected water
    Speaker: Hui Peng, Unviersity of Saskatchewan
  • Naphthenic acid mixtures accelerate differentiation of mouse embryonic stem cells and promotes cardiac development
    Speaker: Glen Van Der Kraa, University of Guelph

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  • Consumer Product Chemical Ingredient Assessment Eco-Gap: Regrettable Examples and Improvement Opportunities
    Speaker: Kelly Moran, TDC Environmental, LLC
  • Managing Uncertainty in Regulatory Alternatives Analysis
    Speaker: Timothy Malloy, UCLA School of Law
  • ECOSAR Version 2.0: Update and Redesign of U.S. EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics Aquatic Toxicity Expert System
    Speaker: Jay Tunkel, SRC, Inc.
  • An Iterative and Multidisciplinary Framework for Determining Read-Across Chemical Surrogates
    Speaker: James Rice, Gradient
  • Screening Assessment of Relative Hazard to Fish from Emerging Contaminants in the Great Lakes Basin
    Speaker: Dan Gefell, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Filling ecotoxicity data gaps to define safer chemicals:  EPA Safer Choice/DfE Experience
    Speaker: Emma Lavoie, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Life Cycle Management and Toxicity Assessment: Apples and Oranges or Two Sides of the Same Coin?
    Speaker: Lauren Heine, Lauren Heine Group LLC

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  • We are all biased – that is why we need science in risk assessment – but it can do a better job
    Speaker: Peter Calow, University of Minnesota
  • Compliance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) Does Not Guarantee Study Quality
    Speaker: Jane Staveley, Exponent
  • Biased Data and Potential Solutions for Health and Environmental Assessments
    Speaker: Glenn Suter, USEPA
  • A Tale of Two Scientific Worlds : a case study with Bisphenol A (BPA)
    Speaker: Lisa Ortego, Bayer CropScience
  • Industry sponsored; implications of collaborative research
    Speaker: Richard Brain, Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc.
  • Improved understanding through collaboration – European initiatives encouraging interaction between academia and regulators
    Speaker: Marlene Agerstrand, Stockholm University
  • Identifying Conditions for the Legitimacy of Industry Funded Research
    Speaker: Kevin Elliott, Michigan State University

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  • Discovery of Biotic and Abiotic Transformation Products from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill by Ultra-High Resolution FT-ICR Mass Spectrometry
    Speaker: Ryan Rodgers, National High Magnetic Field Lab
  • Analysis of Corexit® 9500 dispersant biodegradation in seawater using high resolution mass spectrometry
    Speaker: Sarah Choyke, Duke University
  • Characterization of oil and water-accommodated fractions used to conduct toxicity testing for the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment
    Speaker: Heather Forth, Stratus Consulting
  • Combined effects of Deepwater Horizon crude oil exposure, temperature and developmental stage on oxygen consumption of embryonic and larval mahi-mahi
    Speaker: Christina Pasparakis, Rosenstiel School of Marine Sciences
  • Characterization of the various sediment exposure techniques used during toxicity testing in support of the Deepwater Horizon NRDA
    Speaker: Michelle Krasnec, Stratus Consulting Inc./ Abt Associates

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  • Role of crude oil ingestion by zooplankton in the fate of crude oil spills in the sea
    Speaker: Rodrigo Almeda, Danish Technical University
  • Impacts of the 2010 Deep Water Horizon oil spill on costal and pelagic fish from the Gulf of Mexico
    Speaker: Martin Grosell, University of Miami
  • Toxicity of very thin surface slicks of Deepwater Horizon oil to Gulf of Mexico fish and invertebrate embryos and larvae
    Speaker: Jeff Morris, Stratus Consulting
  • The use of Eicosanomics to investigate adverse outcomes of DOSS exposure in the Chorioallantoic membrane
    Speaker: Theresa Cantu, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Effects of Deepwater Horizon oil and dispersants on various life stages of oysters
    Speaker: Aswani Volety, University of North Carolina, Wilmington

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  • Evaluation of the relative risk to birds of alternative pesticides using EPA’s TIM/MCnest Model
    Speaker: Matthew Etterson, USEPA
  • Conspecific aggression, testosterone, & ornamentation of female bluebirds at a golf course: a case for disturbance induced disjointed signaling?
    Speaker: Lauren Gillespie, University of Southern Mississippi
  • Scaling pesticide impacts on Streaked Horned Larks (Eremophila alpestris strigata) from fields and flocks to landscapes and populations
    Speaker: Diana Dishman, Integral Consulting Inc.
  • Assessing the Impact of Neonicotinoid Insecticides on Northern Bobwhite Quail (Colinus virginianus) in Texas
    Speaker: Hannah Ertl, Texas A&M University
  • Neonicotinoid Pesticide use and potential exposure to Northern Bobwhite and Scaled Quail throughout the Rolling Plains of Texas and Oklahoma
    Speaker: Uday Turaga, Texas Tech University
  • Indirect effects of agricultural stressors on insectivorous Tree swallows: case study from the Canadian Prairies
    Speaker: Christy Morrissey, University of Saskatchewan
  • Effects Of Agriculture and Pesticide Use On Abundance of Six Aerial Insectivorous Bird Species Over 30 Years in Canada’s Prairie Pothole Region
    Speaker: Nicole Michel, University of Saskatchewan

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  • Ecopharmacovigilance in Practice:  Focusing on Risk and not Presence
    Speaker: Jason Snape, AstraZeneca UK Ltd.
  • Uptake of pharmaceuticals influences plant development and stress signaling networks
    Speaker: Laura Carter, CSIRO
  • Effects of chronic analgesic exposure on the early life stages of zebrafish (Danio rerio) Speaker: Kristine Hammill, McMaster Univeristy
  • Bioaccumulation of pharmaceuticals by Corbicula fluminea during an effluent-dependent experimental stream mesocosm study of TiO2 nanoparticles
    Speaker: Sarah Burket, Baylor University
  • Biomonitoring of Contaminants of Emerging Concern using Wild Eastern Oysters (Crassostrea virginica) in Georgia, USA Estuaries
    Speaker: David Brew, University of Georgia

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  • Evaluation of Prioritization Methods in Relation to Adverse Impacts of Pharmaceuticals on Fish Reproduction
    Speaker: Matthew Overturf, University of Ontario Inst. of Tech
  • Impacts of wastewater contaminant metformin on the reproductive system of fathead minnows (Pimephales promelas)
    Speaker: Nicholas Niemuth, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
  • Laboratory approaches to understanding gonadal development and abnormalities in wild-caught smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu)
    Speaker: Sarah Kadlec, University of Minnesota – Duluth
  • Evaluation of conventional and alternative treatment of hospital and urban wastewater in the removal of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance genes
    Speaker: Damia Barcelo, IIQAB-CSIC
  • Use of bioactivity tools to measure estrogenic mixtures  below WWTPs with differing treatment technologies
    Speaker: Kristen Keteles, USEPA
  • Protein expression profiles in early-life stages zebrafish (Danio rerio) exposed to triclosan
    Speaker: Elodie Falisse, University of Namur

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  • Ecotoxicity Technical Advisory Panel – Purpose and Development
    Speaker: Elaine Dorward-King, Newmont Mining Corporation
  • Scientific advances in aquatic metal ecotoxicology
    Speaker: Ronny Blust, University of Antwerp
  • Scientific advances in sediment metal ecotoxicology
    Speaker: G. Allen Burton, University of Michigan
  • Scientific advances in soil metal ecotoxicology
    Speaker: Mike McLaughlin, CSIRO/University of Adelaide
  • The role of chemical speciation in the risk assessment of metals
    Speaker: Peter Campbell, Université du Québec, INRS
  • Evolution of Bioavailability-Based Risk Assessment: How Was It Done and Why Was It Successful?
    Speaker: Dominic Di Toro, University of Delaware
  • Ecotox Technical Advisory Panel (ETAP) Impact of Twenty Years of Research on Chemical Management Frameworks
    Speaker: William Adams, Rio Tinto
  • Future challenges in metals risk assessment: Building upon the current state of the science
    Speaker: Emily Garman, NiPERA

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  • Pellston Overview: Simplifying environmental mixtures – an aquatic exposure-based  approach via exposure scenarios
    Speaker: G. Allen Burton, University of Michigan
  • Aquatic exposures to chemical mixtures: an urban typology
    Speaker: Derek Muir, Environment Canada
  • Assessment of PAH Contribution to Superfund Site Hazard Using a Representative PAH Mixture and a Zebrafish Developmental Toxicity Model
    Speaker: Jamie Minick, Oregon State University
  • Overview of the domestic discharge scenario for simplifying chemical mixtures assessments
    Speaker: Scott Dyer, The Procter & Gamble Company
  • Using prospective assessment to assess mixtures in municipal wastewater effluents
    Speaker: Jerome Diamond, Tetra Tech, Inc.
  • A retrospective approach to assessing mixtures in municipal wastewater effluents
    Speaker: Karen Kidd, University of New Brunswick
  • Seasonal and spatial variations of ecotoxicity and basic water quality in two watershed areas in Japan: Multivariable analyses to find a trend
    Speaker: Hiroshi Yamamoto, Tokushima University
  • Risk assessment for mixtures of agricultural chemicals in surface water; a SETAC Pellston workshop update
    Speaker: Christopher Holmes, Waterborne Environmental, Inc.

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  • Chronic effects of lead to topsmelt fish (Atherinops affinis)
    Speaker: Erik Reynolds, Loyola University Chicago
  • Subchronic toxicity of platinum group elements as determined with the standardized toxicity test (ISO 10872) using the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans
    Speaker: Gerhard Schertzinger, Universiy of Duisburg-Essen
  • Toxicity ameliorating effects of cations and dissolved organic carbon on Thulium toxicity to Hyalella azteca
    Speaker: Alexandria Loveridge, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Dynamic behavior and speciation of arsenic at the base of aquatic food webs
    Speaker: Adeline Harris, North Carolina State University
  • Effects of food additions on toxicity of inorganic and methyl mercury to Daphnia magna
    Speaker: Christopher Hylton, UNC Greensboro

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  • Development of BLM-based Ambient Water Quality Criteria for Nickel following USEPA Guidelines
    Speaker: David DeForest, Windward Environmental LLC
  • A review of the bioavailability and toxicity of nickel to aquatic organisms in acute and chronic exposures
    Speaker: Robert Santore, Windward Environmental, LLC`
  • Development of a marine biotic ligand model for nickel: effect of dissolved organic carbon on Ni toxicity to early life stages in marine invertebrates
    Speaker: Tamzin Blewett, McMaster Univeristy
  • Physiological Responses of Coral Reef Organisms to Ocean Acidification and Copper Exposure
    Speaker: Gretchen Bielmyer, Valdosta State University
  • Site specific toxicity of rare earth elements in the aquatic environment
    Speaker: Jim McGeer, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Can metals bound to assimilable ligands be taken up by phytoplankton?
    Speaker: Fengjie LIU, Institut national de la recherche scientifique Centre – Eau Terre Environnement
  • Metal (Ni, Cd and Tl) binding to cytosolic ligands in insects (Chaoborus punctipennis) and eels (Anguilla rostrata) as determined by SEC-ICPMS
    Speaker: Maikel Rosabal, INRS-ETE

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  • Environmental Available, Bioavailable, and Total Metal: What is Appropriate for Risk Assessments at Military Sites
    Speaker: Jay Clausen, US Army Corps Engineers
  • Short-Term Toxicity and Long-Term Developmental Effects of 3-Nitro-1,2,4-Triazol-5-One (NTO) to the Northern Leopard Frog (Lithobates pipiens)
    Speaker: David Pillard, TRE Environmental Strategies
  • Biological Response & Global Transcript-Expression Comparisons in Rana pipiens Tadpoles to Screen Conventional versus Insensitive Munitions
    Speaker: Kurt Gust, ERDC-EL-EP-P
  • Coupling biotransformation of 2,4-dinitroanisole (DNAN) in anaerobic soil solutions to a multidimensional toxicity assay using zebrafish embryos
    Speaker: Christopher Olivares, University of Arizona
  • Derivation of Clean-up Values Protective of Soil Ecological Receptors for Nitrogen-Based Energetic Soil Contaminants
    Speaker: Roman Kuperman, Edgewood Chemical Biological Center
  • PFOS and PFOA: Ecological Risk Assessment Methods, Findings and Decisions
    Speaker: Usha Vedagiri, AECOM

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  • Assessing User Exposure to Consumer Products: Methods Specific to Product Use and Exposure Route to Assess Consumer Health Risks
    Speaker: Patrick Sheehan, Exponent
  • California’s Safer Consumer Products Program’s Approach to Chemical Exposure Assessment
    Speaker: Anne Doherty, California Department of Toxic Substances Control
  • Integrating Near-Field Sources and Pathways into Overall Exposure Modeling of Chemicals in Consumer Products
    Speaker: Peter Fantke, Technical University of Denmark
  • Chlorinated Volatile Organics in Indoor Air from Consumer Products
    Speaker: William Doucette, Utah State University
  • Deterministic Exposure Assessment of Ingredients Used in Consumer Cleaning Products in the United States
    Speaker: Spencer Williams, Baylor University
  • Human Health Risk Assessment of Chloroxylenol in Liquid Hand Soap and Dishwashing Soap Used by Consumers and Health-Care Professionals
    Speaker: Lisa Yost, Ramboll Environ
  • Asthma Hazard Characterization and Exposure Assessment Approaches for Evaluation of Consumer Product Ingredients
    Speaker: Andrew Maier, University of Cincinnati
  • Consequences of Azo Dye Exposure on Clostridium perfringens: Human and Environmental Risks
    Speaker: Jessica Morrison, Oklahoma State University

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  • Improving the usability of ecotoxicology in regulatory decision-making: initial findings from a SETAC Pellston Workshop
    Speaker: Jane Staveley, Exponent
  • SETAC Pellston Workshop: Ecotoxicity science quality
    Speaker: Brian Wolff, Colorado State University
  • Reliability criteria for evaluating studies: Improving evaluation of ecotoxicity studies – Report from WG2
    Speaker: Keith Solomon, University of Guelph
  • Weight of Evidence Approaches in Improving the Usability of Ecotoxicology in Regulatory Decision-Making
    Speaker: Tilghman Hall, Bayer CropScience
  • Methods to increase regulatory impact of ecotoxicological research
    Speaker: Randall Wentsel, Exponent
  • Data Should NOT be Normalized to the Control for Analysis
    Speaker: John Green, DuPont

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  • Sustainability and Precautionary Principle in Source Water Protection For Drinking Water Production
    Speaker: Ina Brüning, IAWR
  • US Environmental Protection Agency Updated Human Health Ambient Water Quality Criteria
    Speaker: Colleen Flaherty, USEPA
  • Determination of a Mercury Background/Reference Condition in a Northeastern Freshwater Pond System Using Multiple Lines of Evidence
    Speaker: Kristen Durocher, AECOM
  • Quantitative Weight of Evidence for Sediment Recovery in the Portland Harbor Superfund Site
    Speaker: Dreas Nielsen, Integral Consulting Inc.
  • Characterization of Wetland Contaminant Transport Processes through Innovative Field and Modeling Techniques
    Speaker: Craig Jones, Integral Consulting Inc.
  • Modifications of the AQUATOX Ecosystem Model for Improved Application in the Nearshore Marine Environment
    Speaker: Eldon Blancher, Sustainable Eosystem Restoration, LLC
  • ECOTOX Knowledgebase: Search Features and Customized Reports
    Speaker: Brian Kinziger, CSC

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  • Sunday Keynote
    Lynn de Freitas, FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake
  • Monday Keynote
    Jim Cane, US Department of Agriculture
  • Tuesday Keynote
    David Montgomery, University of Washington
  • Wednesday Keynote
    Elaine Dorward-King, Newmont Mining Corporation

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  • Comparison of Mercury Mass Loading in Streams to Atmospheric Deposition in Watersheds in the Western US: Evidence for Non-Atmospheric Mercury Sources
    Speaker: Joseph Domagalski, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Surface-air mercury fluxes across Western North America: a synthesis of spatial trends and controlling variables
    Speaker: Chris Eckley, USEPA
  • Spatial variations in benthic methylmercury production rates among ecosystems and habitats across western North America
    Speaker: Mark Marvin-DiPasquale, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Mercury-Selenium mass concentrations and molar ratios in fish and wildlife across gradients of metal exposure in the Western United States
    Speaker: Andrea Stewart, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Spatial and temporal trends in fish mercury concentrations across western North America
    Speaker: Collin Eagles-Smith, U.S. Geological Survey
  • The influence of reservoir structure and management on mercury concentrations in sportfish across Western North America
    Speaker: James Willacker, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Spatial and Temporal Variation in Avian Mercury Exposure and Risk Across Western North America: a Synthesis
    Speaker: Josh Ackerman, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Spatial and temporal variability in fish mercury concentrations from a large river system
    Speaker: Jesse Becker, Ball State University

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  • Complex exposures and the role of exposure modeling in characterizing the eco-exposome” in the 21st Century”
    Speaker: Thomas McKone, University of California
  • Catalyzing Innovations in Modeling Chemical Exposures
    Speaker: Jennifer Orme-Zavaleta, USEPA
  • Quantification of Dynamic Exposures of Aquatic Biota to Pollutant Releases Using an Integrated Process- and Activity-Based Model System
    Speaker: Deborah French-McCay, RPS ASA
  • A Proposed Model for the Interpretation of Exposure Data from the New OECD305 Bioaccumulation Test Guideline
    Speaker: Frank Gobas, Simon Fraser University
  • Estimating the effect of Arctic Canadian dietary transitions on human exposure to persistent organic pollutants
    Speaker: Matthew Binnington, University of Toronto Scarborough
  • Uncertainty and variability in the atmospheric formation of long-chain PFCAs
    Speaker: Colin Thackray, MIT

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  • Modeling chemical fate and transport in the air-skin system to understand human exposure potential
    Speaker: Eva Webster, University of Toronto
  • Exposure to chemicals in consumer products: A parsimonious model for chemicals encapsulated in products
    Speaker: Lei Huang, University of Michigan
  • Exploring Chemical Exposure via Food Imports: The Hazards of a Globalized Diet
    Speaker: Carla Ng, ETH Zurich
  • Investigating the Relationship Between Persistent Organic Pollutant Concentrations and Body Mass Index in Humans
    Speaker: Stephen Wood, University of Toronto
  • Experimental and modeling studies of the influence of ingestion of microplastics on bioaccumulation of hydrophobic organic chemicals by fish
    Speaker: Matthew MacLeod, ITM – Stockhom University
  • The Development of a Bioaccumulation Model of Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbor for Evaluation of TMDL Compliance
    Speaker: Elizabeth Lamoureux, Anchor QEA, LLC

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  • A novel Integrated Biomarker Proteomic index to assess the effects of freshwater pollutants in endangered species
    Speaker: Frédéric Silvestre, Université de Namur
  • Adverse Outcome Pathways underlying narcosis toxicity and the use of “-omics” technologies for screening potential narcotic chemicals
    Speaker: Erica Brockmeier, University of Liverpool
  • Fish Connectivity Mapping: a Transcriptomics-based Tool for Ecotoxicology
    Speaker: Rong-Lin Wang, USEPA
  • In Situ Field-Based Metabolomics for Evaluating the Impacts of Contaminants of Emerging Concern Relative to Other Stressors
    Speaker: Timothy Collette, USEPA
  • Individual variability in fish transcriptomes: The influence of reproductive strategy and gonadal stage
    Speaker: David Dreier, University of Florida
  • Integrating high-throughput RNA sequencing in the health assessment of yellow perch populations from the St. Lawrence River, Canada
    Speaker: Magali Houde, Environment Canada
  • Moving ‘omics into environmental regulation: issues, applications and a path forward
    Speaker: Adam Biales, USEPA

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  • Analysis of Pesticides in MG Quantities of Important Pollinator Matrices
    Speaker: Rebecca Smith, Smithers Viscient
  • The Evaluation of Modifications of Methods and Equipment Towards Improvement of the OECD Draft 22-Day Repeat Exposure Larval Honey Bee Methods
    Speaker: Michael Patnaude, Smithers Viscient, LLC
  • Chlorpyrifos and honeybees: Threshold values for sub-lethal memory and learning effects relative to measured amounts in New Zealand honeybees
    Speaker: Kimberly Hageman, University of Otago
  • Distribution of neonicotinoids In the honeybee colony and its significance for risk assessment
    Speaker: John Purdy, Abacus Consulting Services Ltd.

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  • Evaluating management actions as part of a quantitative ecological and human health risk assessment
    Speaker: Meagan Harris, Western Washington University
  • Getting More Bang for Your Buck in Ecological field Programs to Support Risk Assessment and Natural Resource Damages Assessment
    Speaker: Heather Summers, Integral Consulting
  • Improving Oregon’s Ecological Risk Assessment Framework
    Speaker: John Toll, Windward Environmental, LLC
  • An all-in-one ecological risk assessment (ERA) tool: AIST-MeRAM
    Speaker: Bin-Le Lin, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science 
  • Successful Assessment, Remediation, and Closure of Remote California ATON Sites Through Regulator, Responsible Party, and Stakeholder Cooperation
    Speaker: Matthew Luxon, Windward Environmental L.L.C.
  • A Case Study Linking Pesticide Application at Local Scales to Population-Level Assessment Endpoints for an Endangered Songbird
    Speaker: Diana Dishman, Integral Consulting Inc.
  • Ecological risk assessment and improved conservation outcomes for water quality criteria consultations under the Endangered Species Act
    Speaker: Thomas Augspurger, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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  • Accelerating Adverse Outcome Pathway Development via Systems Approaches
    Speaker: Stephen Edwards, USEPA
  • A three-tiered approach for linking pharmacokinetic considerations to the adverse outcome pathway framework for chemical-specific risk assessment
    Speaker: Cecilia Tan, USEPA
  • Use of High Throughput and Computational Approaches for Endocrine Disruptor Screening
    Speaker: David Dix, Environmental Protection Agency
  • Conceptualizing Adverse Outcome Pathways for Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors using Transcriptomic and Metabolomic Characterization
    Speaker: Dalma Martinovic-Weigelt, University of St. Thomas
  • Developing Molecular Guideless for Chemicals with Reduced Oxidative Stress Potential through Systems Analysis of ToxCast
    Speaker: Fjodor Melnikov, Yale University
  • Driving Risk Decisions Through Information Integration and Visualization Using Systems Biology, Ontologies and the AOPXplorer
    Speaker: Lyle Burgoon, US Army Engineer Research and Development Center
  • Consideration of Social Issues for Advancing Adverse Outcome Pathways for Risk Assessment
    Speaker: Kevin Elliott, Michigan State University

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  • Refining methods for conducting long-term sediment and water toxicity tests with Chironomus dilutus: Formation of a Midge Chronic Testing Work Group
    Speaker: Chris Ingersoll, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Evaluating the relative sensitivity of endpoints generated during midge life-cycle sediment toxicity tests
    Speaker: Theodore Valenti, Syngenta Crop Protection LLC
  • Age-related sensitivity of three common sediment assay organisms exposed to a representative pyrethroid insecticide
    Speaker: Michael Bradley, Smithers Viscient
  • Species Sensitivity Differences in Sediment-dwelling Organisms Exposed to Fipronil and Three Metabolites: Relevance to Risk Assessment
    Speaker: Lisa Ortego, Bayer CropScience
  • Improving survival and reproduction in the 28-day Marine Amphipod (Leptocheirus plumulosus) Sediment Test
    Speaker: Henry Krueger, Wildlife International
  • Draft ASTM International standard for conducting laboratory sediment toxicity test with juvenile freshwater mussels
    Speaker: John Besser, USGS- Biological Resources Division
  • Effect-directed analysis of sediment-bound contaminants: Application of passive dosing to incorporate bioavailability into in vivo toxicity testing
    Speaker: Jing You, Guangzhou Inst Geochem, Chin Acad Sci
  • Using Spiked Bioassays to Address Chemicals Without Sediment Benchmarks: Example Case Study – Barium in Freshwater Sediments
    Speaker: Jill Hedgecock, Aecom Technology Corporation

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  • Proportions of parasites, malformations and tumors in birds are hither in sites exposed to metal pollution at semiarid shrublands of central Mexico
    Speaker: Leonardo Chapa, Instituto Potosino de Investigacion Cientifica y Tecnologica (IPICYT)
  • Spatial and temporal mercury trends in seabird eggs from Pacific Canada 1968-2012 are due to diet: evidence from sulfur isotopes
    Speaker: John Elliott, Environment Canada
  • Impacts of run-of-river hydropower on food web structure and mercury bioaccumulation in American dippers of coastal British Columbia
    Speaker: Veronica Norbury, University of Saskatchewan
  • Can ingestion of lead shot and poisons change population trends of three European upland birds: grey partridge, common buzzard, and red kite?
    Speaker: Carolyn Meyer, Arcadis U.S., Inc.
  • Sub-lethal effects of neonicotinoid pesticides on wood frogs (Lithobates sylvaticus) -Mesocosm Exposures
    Speaker: Stacey Robinson, Environment Canada
  • Embryonic development and hatching success in American Kestrels exposed to the brominated flame retardant, TBBPA-BDBPE
    Speaker: Paula Henry, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Hepatic transcriptomic profiling of double-crested cormorants collected from variably contaminated breeding colonies of the Great Lakes
    Speaker: Doug Crump, Environment Canada