Scientific Programme

Final Programme available to download here!

Confirmed Plenary Speakers for Dioxin 2011
Monday 22 August 2011, 09.45 - 10.30
Dr. Courtney Sandau (Trium, Canada)
Environmental Forensics and POPs – Merging Fields of Expertise (PDF)
Tuesday 23 August 2011, 08.30 - 09.15
Dr. Elly Den Hond (VITO, Belgium)
Human Biomonitoring: Linking Exposure to Sources and Health Effects (PDF)
Wednesday 24 August 2011, 08.30 - 09.15
Dr. Robert Letcher (Environment Canada)
Current Species Models of Wildlife Toxicology and the Effects of Emerging Organohalogen Substances (PDF)
Thursday 25 August 2011, 08.30 - 09.15
Dr. Stuart Harrad (University of Birmingham, UK)
A European Perspective on Human Exposure to Organic Flame Retardants with a Focus on Children: Knowns and Unknowns (PDF)

 

Provisional Programme
Sunday 21 August 2011
18.30 - 20.00 Welcome Reception Crowne Plaza
Monday 22 August 2011
09.00 - 09.45 Opening Ceremony Le Plaza
09.45 - 10.30 Plenary 1 - Dr. Courtney Sandau Le Plaza
10.30 - 11.15 Coffee Break Crowne Plaza
11.15 - 12.35 How Much Do We Know About POPs in Eastern Europe and Russia? Integrating Toxicology and Epidemiology for Risk Assessment Sources of POPs 1 Naturally Occurring Halogenated Compounds and Chiral Compounds Fluorinated Compounds - Fate and Transport 1 Crowne Plaza
12.35 - 13.30 Lunch Crowne Plaza
13.30 - 15.10 POPs in the Diet/Food: Evaluation, Trends and Risks 1 Data Handling and Chemometrics Sources of POPs 2 Brominated Compounds - Fate and Transport 1 Fluorinated Compounds - Fate and Transport 2 Crowne Plaza
15.10 - 15.40 Coffee Break Crowne Plaza
15.40 - 17.00 POPs in the Diet/Food: Evaluation, Trends and Risks 2 Toxicogenomics Sources of POPs 3 Brominated Compounds - Fate and Transport 2 Urban Fate and Behaviour of POPs Crowne Plaza
17.00 - 18.00 Poster Session 1 Crowne Plaza
Tuesday 23 August 2011
08.30 - 09.15 Plenary 2 - Dr. Elly Den Hond Le Plaza
09.15 - 10.00 Coffee Break Crowne Plaza
10.00 - 12.00 Human Exposure to Brominated Compounds Innovative Analytical Techniques and Sampling Strategies, Preparation 1 Mechanisms of Action/ Toxicity POPs in Developing Countries 1 Effects in Marine and Terrestrial Wildlife Crowne Plaza
12.00 - 13.00 Lunch Crowne Plaza
13.00 - 15.00 Human Exposure to Fluorinated Compounds Innovative Analytical Techniques and Sampling Strategies, Preparation 2 Mixture toxicity TEF POPs in Developing Countries 2 Polar Monitoring and Global Fate of POPs Crowne Plaza
15.00 - 15.30 Coffee Break Crowne Plaza
15.30 - 17.10 Indoor Exposure to Organic Pollutants: Sources, Levels and Effects Innovative Analytical Techniques and Sampling Strategies, Preparation 3 Toxicology of Brominated and Fluorinated Compounds POPs Metabolites Regulatory Aspects of POPs in Diet/Food Crowne Plaza
17.10 - 18.10 Poster Session 2 Crowne Plaza
Wednesday 24 August 2011
08.30 - 09.15 Plenary 3 - Dr. Robert Letcher Le Plaza
09.15 - 10.00 Coffee Break Crowne Plaza
10.00 - 12.00 Non-PBDE Flame Retardants: Environmental Fate, Toxicology, Exposure POPs in Terrestrial and Freshwater Wildlife: Levels and Trends Analytical Aspects of Emerging Contaminants - Innovations in Screening and Confirmatory Methods Contaminated Sites - Assessment, Remediation and Management POP Epidemiology: Biomonitoring and Biomarkers for Exposure and Effects Crowne Plaza
Thursday 25 August 2011
08.30 - 09.15 Plenary 4 - Dr. Stuart Harrad Le Plaza
09.15 - 10.00 Coffee Break Crowne Plaza
10.00 - 12.00 Persistent Organic Pollutants As Obesogens? POPs in Humans, Exposure Levels and Trends 1 POPs in Marine Wildlife: Levels and Trends 1 Exposure to POPs in Vietnam Emission Control of POPs Crowne Plaza
12.00 - 13.00 Lunch Crowne Plaza
13.00 - 15.00 POPs in Abiotic Compartments (Air, Soil, Sediments and Sludge) 1 POPs in Humans, Exposure Levels and Trends 2 POPs in Marine Wildlife: Levels and Trends 2 Analytical Approaches and Developments of BFRs and PFCs Risk Assessment, Management, and Regulation Crowne Plaza
15.00 - 15.30 Coffee Break Crowne Plaza
15.30 - 17.10 POPs in Abiotic Compartments (Air, Soil, Sediments and Sludge) 2 Bioanalytical Approaches for POPs Detection Multidimensional analytical approaches QA/QC Aspects of POPs Analysis POPs Inventories Crowne Plaza
17.10 - 18.10 Poster Session 3 Crowne Plaza