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Akademie Fresenius

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3rd International Fresenius Conference

Environmental Risk Assessment for Chemicals

Get to know all important issues in environmental risk assessment!

25.06.2012 to 26.06.2012 in Cologne/Germany


Addressing regulatory challenges
  • New regulatory approaches for PBT/vPvB
  • Antibiotic resistance in the environment
  • Mixture toxicity
  • Effect modelling
  • Extended Safety Data Sheets (SDS)

New and other relevant pollutants
  • Upcoming and past pollutants
  • Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and Semivolatile Organic Compounds (SVOCs)
  • Chemical contamination in drinking water
  • Risk assessment of pharmaceuticals
  • Refining exposure assessment

Interfaces to other legislation
  • Water Framework Directive –
    industry and authority perspectives
  • REACH and regulation 1107/2009

  • Surface water analytics and chemical monitoring
  • Environmental specimen banks
  • Monitoring of pharmaceuticals in soil
  • The putative role of Omics-based methods

Life Cycle Assessments
  • LCA for Fast Moving Consumer Goods
  • Chemical safety aspects in sustainable chemistry

Team of experts

Rolf Altenburger UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research | Alistair Boxall University of York | Hélène Budzinski University of Bordeaux | Klaas H. den Haan Conservation of Clean Air and Water in Europe (CONCAWE) | Valeria Dulio French National Institute for Industrial Environment and Risks (INERIS) | Heidi Foth Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg | Peter Lepper European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) | John Little VirginiaTech | Paul Mason Cambridge Environmental Assessments (CEA) | Nikolaj Otte Henkel | Hans Toni Ratte RWTH Aachen University | Heinz Rüdel Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology (IME) | Heike Schmitt Utrecht University | Christoph Schulte German Federal Environment Agency (UBA) | Jason Snape AstraZeneca | Klaus Günter Steinhäuser German Federal Environment Authority (UBA) | Benedikt Weber Dr. Knoell Consult | Thomas Wolf L′Oréal | Henk Zemmelink Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment

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Contact details

Monika Stratmann
Head of Conference Organisation
Phone  +49 231 75896-48
Fax  +49 231 75896-53

Venue/Conference Hotel

Leonardo Royal Hotel Köln - Am Stadtwald
Dürener Straße 287
50935 Köln
Phone  +49 221 4676-0
Fax  +49 221 433765

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