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2nd International Symposium on Alternatives Assessment:


Building the Field


California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA)

Sacramento, California | November 1-2, 2018

 

                         

     

Overview

The 2nd International Symposium on Alternatives Assessment: Building the Field provides a collegial forum for governmental agency staff, university researchers, industry sustainability professionals, environmental health consultants and advocates to:

  • Understand evolving practices and challenges in alternatives assessment and informed substitution
  • Foster new collaborations between academic, government and industry alternatives assessment practitioners
  • Identify training, education, and technical support needs for alternatives assessment and informed substitution
  • Initiate the formation of the Association for the Advancement of Alternatives Assessment (A4) – formalizing the community of practice

 

Who Should Attend

The symposium provides an opportunity to convene the broad community of individuals working on various aspects of alternatives assessment.  The symposium will be of interest to:

  • Professionals working in supporting scientific disciplines including exposure, hazard, and life cycle assessment and decision-analysis
  • Developers of data and tools to support alternatives assessment
  • Researchers and practitioners in alternatives assessment and informed substitution, including those 
    • Working on alternatives assessment methods 
    • Conducting, evaluating, and implementing assessments
    • Supporting informed substitution activities 

 

            

Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors for generously sponsoring the 2nd International Symposium on Alternatives Assessment.

 

  

 

  

NIEHS

 

 

 

WA DOE

 

 

 

 

If your organization would like to become a symposium sponsor, please contact Rachel Simon today!

 

Supporters

Additional thanks to Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry® for their support of the Symposium. Come for the Symposium and stay for the 39th Annual North American Meeting (November 4-8, 2018).

 

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