Call for Session Proposals

The scientific program committee is now accepting session proposals

Dear CEW members and friends,
The 45th Annual Canadian Ecotoxicity Workshop (CEW) will be held in Vancouver, BC, from September 30th to October 3rd, 2018. The scientific program committee is now accepting session proposals. Chairs are asked to provide a session title, name of co-chair(s) and affiliation, and a brief description (≤ 200 words) of their proposed session, which should include rationale, goals/objectives, and target audience.

Session topics proposal deadline: February 28, 2018

While the program committee welcomes all session proposals, we are particularly hoping to receive session proposals related to the following topics in ecotoxicology:
Theme for CEW 2018: Science. Application. Action.

Sample General topics:
• Contaminants and Ecosystem Health
• General Aquatic Toxicology
• Pesticides
• Toxicity of Metals and Metal Mixtures
• Sediment and Soil Ecotoxicity
• Wildlife Ecotoxicology and Disease
• Behavioural Toxicology
• Multi-Generational Toxicology and Epigenetics
• Indigenous Species
• Invasive Species
• Municipal Wastewaters and Water Treatment
• Environmental Effects Monitoring
• Mining
• Aquaculture
• Amphibian Decline
• Bioassays and Test Methods
• Omics (genomics, proteomics, metabolomics)
• Oil and Gas

Specific topics of interest related to the conference theme:
• Climate change and pollution
• Estuarine toxicology
• Marine bioassay development and advances
• Ecological restoration of contaminated sites
• Legacy marine contamination issues
• Paleolimnology
• Chemical product testing
• Communication skills for presentations

An important responsibility of session chairs is to solicit platform and poster presentations for their session. The presence of your session in the program will depend on your efforts to recruit presenters.
Questions and/or session proposals should be sent to Scientific Program Sub-Committee Chair Bonnie Lo at bonnie@nautilusenvironmental.ca.