SETAC Town Hall on Protecting Water

SETAC Town Hall: "What’s in Your Water? Using Science-Informed Problem Solving to Protect our Most Valuable Resource"

Date & Time:

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Free and open to the public


Schulze Auditorium, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis

The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC), the premier organization dedicated to Environmental Quality Through Science®, chose Minneapolis as the location for their 38th annual meeting, which will be held from 12–16 November. This meeting brings together more than 1,700 scientists from around the globe to discuss cutting-edge science and to keep on top of emerging research, regulatory developments and the latest methodologies in environmental toxicology and chemistry.

You are invited to join a panel of SETAC scientists from business, government and academia to discuss water-quality issues of local, national and global importance!

Start the conversation by submitting your questions HERE!


Deborah L. Swackhamer Ph.D., Professor Emerita of Science, Technology, and Public Policy, Humphrey School of Public Affairs; Co- Director of the Water Resources Center, U of MN - Twin Cities, MN, USA

Blair Paulik Ph.D., Environmental Toxicologist, Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc., Science Communication Fellow, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, USA

Lawrence A. Kapustka Ph.D., Certified Senior Ecologist, SETAC Fellow, LK Consultancy, Alberta, Canada

Pamela J. Rice Ph.D., Research Chemist, USDA-ARS, MN, USA

Edward Swain Ph.D., Environmental Scientist, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, MN, USA

Moderated by: Erin Bennett Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief, Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology; Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada


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