Save the Date: May 31, June 1 & 2, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada!!!
9th International Passive Sampling Workshop and Symposium (IPSW 2017)
We invite you to save the date and plan on joining us in Toronto, Ontario, Canada for the 9th International Passive Sampling Workshop and Symposium (IPSW 2017). The meeting will be held on Wednesday May 31th, Thursday and Friday June 1st and 2nd, 2017.
The 2017 workshop and symposium aims to attract a diverse audience, from experts in the development and application of passive sampling technologies to new users becoming more familiar with the advantages of passive sampling, working to advance the science and increase the use of passive sampling approaches to meet risk assessment, policy and regulatory needs.
Suggested IPSW 2017 topics
Passive Samplers for Targeted Chemical Classes:
- Volatile Compounds
- Semi-volatile and Hydrophobic Compounds
- Hydrophilic Compounds
- Metals, Ionic and Other Inorganic Compounds
- Pesticides, Pharmaceuticals & Personal Care Products
Novel Passive Sampling Devices for Targeted Matrices:
Environmental Policy Development and Regulatory Engagement
QA/QC and Validation
Passive Sampling Applications and Case Studies:
- Surveys and Source Evaluation
- Toxicology and Ecological Risk Assessment
- Bioavailability Studies
- Site Assessment and Compliance Monitoring
Organizing & Scientific Committee (to date)
Heather Lord, Maxxam Analytics
Paul Helm, Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
Eric Reiner, Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
Tomas Ocelka, E&H Services, Inc.
Chris Metcalfe, Trent University
David Alvarez, United States Geological Survey
Kees Booij, PaSOC
Robert Burgess, United States Environmental Protection Agency
Tom Harner, Environment and Climate Change Canada