SEWPROF ITN kick-off meeting, December 2012

The network had its kick-off meeting in Lisbon in December. The event was hosted by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) and laid the foundations for a stimulating, productive and innovative research and training programme within the societally-critical area of sewage epidemiology.

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Photo form the Lisbon kick-off meeting, December 2012.

Testing the waters: first international multidisciplinary conference on detecting illicit drugs in wastewater

Upcoming conference:

Testing the waters: first international multidisciplinary conference on detecting illicit drugs in wastewater organised by EMCDDA in collaboration with SEWPROF

06–08 May 2013

Chair: Paul Griffiths, EMCDDA Co-chaired by: Kevin Thomas, Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Oslo, Norway Sara Castiglioni, Mario Negri Institute, Milan, Italy Barbara Kasprzyk-Hordern (SEWPROF-coordinator) in collaboration with the SEWPROF– project

The  conference will review the ‘state of the art’ in this emerging  discipline, providing an opportunity to present latest research  findings, methodological developments and new applications.  This  multidisciplinary event will bring together for the first time  international experts working in relevant fields which include: drug  epidemiology, pharmacokinetics, statistics, forensic science,   analytical chemistry and environmental engineering.

The deadline  for abstracts for oral presentations and posters is 15 March 2013.

The deadline for registration is 2 April 2013.

The Conference is free to attend but places are limited.