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                          2019

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November

2019

SETAC North America 

November 3rd - 7th, 2019 | Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The meeting will emphasize the need for environmental scientists and managers from all sectors (e.g., academia, business, government, non-profit, non-governmental and intergovernmental organizations) to work together at a global scale to address shared environmental challenges. Under such a paradigm, discrete technical advances would be leveraged to create harmonized approaches towards mutual solutions. The meeting offers opportunities to focus on transboundary issues within a holistic system approach.

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IC2 Webinar: Firefighting Foams: Practical Considerations to Going Fluorine-free

November 19th, 2019 from 3 PM - 4:30 PM EST | Online Webinar 

Learn about:

  • Why fluorine-based firefighting foams are a concern
  • Regulatory scan – global, US
  • Alternatives – performance and their environmental profiles
  • Practical considerations - training, equipment, and costs
  • Cleanout and disposal methods for fluorinated foams

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Ortho-phthalates and Bisphenol A and their Alternatives in Food Packaging Public Workshop

November 19, 2019 | Sacramento, California

The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has been working to evaluate food packaging containing Ortho-phthalates (OPs) and/or Bisphenol A (BPA) under the 2018-2020 Priority Product Workplan. DTSC is concerned about the potential for dietary exposures to OPs and BPA from food packaging, and the potential adverse impacts these exposures may have on human health.

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December 

2019

The BizNGO 2019 Annual Meeting

December 10 - 11 | Boston, MA



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OSHA 7225 Transitioning to Safer Chemicals

December 11-12, 2019 | Seattle, Washington

This course will guide participants through OSHA’s substitution planning process for understanding and evaluating chemical use, identifying and assessing alternatives, and implementing those alternatives that are safer. OSHA 7225 is for professionals at all levels of chemistry understanding who play a role in product and materials selection.

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Green Chemistry & Chemical Stewardship Online Certification Program - Course II: Principles of Green Chemistry

Deadline to Register for Course II: December 28 - Course Occurs: January 6 to March 13, 2020

This certification program is endorsed by the Association for the Advancement of Alternatives Assessment. This course provides fundamental principles of green chemistry, including the human and ecological reasons for considering less toxic alternatives and the various green applications to chemical design. This course also provides an overview of new tools and cutting edge research for the design of 21st century chemicals that minimize hazards to health and the environment.

 

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                          2020

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January

2020

Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) and their Alternatives in Food Packaging Workshop

January 14, 2020 | Sacramento, California

On January 14, 2020, DTSC will be hosting a day-long public workshop on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), and their alternatives, in food packaging. The meeting, which will include presentations and panel discussions, will be held in the Sierra Hearing Room at the CalEPA Headquarters, 1001 I Street, Sacramento, California and via webcast.

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March

2020

Green Chemistry & Chemical Stewardship Online Certification Program - Course III: Assessment Tools for Safer Chemical Decisions

Deadline to Register for Course III: March 21 - Course Occurs: March 30 to June 5, 2020

This certification program is endorsed by the Association for the Advancement of Alternatives Assessment. This course introduces decision-making tools and methods used for comparative chemical hazard assessments. Participants will have an opportunity to use these tools through the completion of a culminating project.

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April

2020

2020 ESTIV Training 

April 5 - 6 | Brussels, Belgium

The European Society of Toxicology In Vitro (ESTIV) will organize the "Applied In Vitro Toxicology Course" in collaboration with BelTox and UCLouvain on 5-10 April 2020 in Brussels-Belgium. More information can be found on the attached leaflet. 

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May

2020

SETAC Europe

May 3 - 7, 2019 | Dublin, Ireland 

Registration opens in January 2020.

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June

2020

QSAR 2020

June 8 - 11, 2020 | Durham, North Carolina, United States

Rather than extensive testing based on phenotypic responses in animals, there has been a growing shift toward exploiting mechanistically based approaches to underpin data-driven decision-making frameworks. With this shift (Q)SARs, read-across, in vitro tests, including high throughput and high content (HT/HC) screening methods, transcriptomic data, coupled with the application of a range of computational methods for data analysis and predictive modelling are more relevant than ever. This workshop aims to bring together scientists from around the world along with developers and users of predictive models and their underlying data (whether that be exposure data, non-targeted screening data, HTS, Httr or classical toxicity data), to foster discussion and debate around the practical implementation of these approaches.

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The 21st International Congress of the European Society of Toxicology In Vitro ESTIV

June 8 - 11 | Sitges, Spain



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