The Association for the Advancement of Alternatives Assessment (A4) is hosting its International Symposium on Alternatives Assessment virtually on October 25-29, 2021. This year’s Symposium theme: “Accelerating Safer and Sustainable Alternatives”, strives to highlight the increased attention on the innovation, identification, and adoption of safer and sustainable alternatives to replace toxic chemicals of concern. To accommodate potential travel constraints and uncertainty, this year’s Symposium will be hosted on a virtual platform.
The symposium will feature an esteemed Keynote panel and session presentations that will explore:
Monday, October 25
A4 Short Course – Tour de Force of Tools from the US Environmental Protection Agency to Support Assessments of Alternatives
(Please note: Registration for the short course is separate from the Symposium)
Tuesday, October 26
Session 1 (Keynote) – How Do We Get to Safer and Sustainable: Insight from Risk Assessment, Safer Design, and Green Chemistry Leadership
Session 2 – Safe and Sustainable Alternatives
Wednesday, October 27
Session 3 – Alternatives Assessment and Informed Substitution in Policy Part I: Lessons Learned and Insights for Future Policy Provisions
Session 4 – Alternatives Assessment and Informed Substitution in Policy Part II: Lessons Learned for More Effective Implementation
Thursday, October 28
Session 5 – Safer and More Sustainable Alternatives: Tools and Strategies being Used by the Business Community
Session 6 – Future Needs of Alternatives Assessments and the A4
Friday, October 29
Session 7 – A4 Poster Session and Symposium Closing Remarks
If you have any questions regarding the event or registration, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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