Annual Meeting

20th Annual Meeting & Short Course

June 10-13, 2014

University of Massachusetts Hotel & Conference Center, Amherst, MA

 

AGENDA

 

Tuesday-Wednesday, June 10-11 Short Course – 2 day w/ lunches and Tuesday night buffet
Thursday, June 12 Morning & Afternoon Sessions
Keynote speakers: Hydraulic Fracturing
Poster Session w/ Social Mixer
Gourmet buffet dinner
6th Annual NAC Jam
Friday, June 13th Morning sessions
Student poster winners present
Annual Membership meeting
Awards and Business Meeting


SESSION TOPICS IN THE WORKS

Chemicals in the Environment
Risk Assessment
Local Issues
Contaminated Sediments
Pharmaceuticals
Human Health
General Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry
Poster Session

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:  HYDRAULIC FRACTURING

 

John Hofmeister, Director, Jkh Group, LLC, Past President Shell Oil US.

‘Are the New Technologies of Hydrocarbon Production Sustainable in the 21st Century?’

 

Yvonne E. Hennessey, Partner, Hiscock & Barclay, LLP.

‘Shale Development: A Comparison of How States Are Regulating Hydraulic Fracturing‘

 

SHORT COURSE:  NATURAL RESOURCES DAMAGE ASSESSMENT

NAC-SETAC NRDA II.  Translating Ecological Injury to Compensation. A two-day course that interactively investigates biological and recreational injury along with key resource economic models (habitat and resource equivalency analysis) as tools in the decision process with the goal of cooperative solutions. The course is designed for both the NRDA practitioner and those simply trying to better understand the topic. Implications for Northeast restoration – including case histories – will be addressedShort Course Chairs: Alan Parsons, Kingston Consultancy; Ken Finkelstein, NOAA

 

The call for papers opens Spring 2014

 

STUDENTS

Student Presentation awards (including assistance with travel to SETAC National 2014)

Special student package deal through NAC, entire meeting/meals/lodging with roommate

 

CONTACTS

Tim Verslycke, president@nacsetac.org

Megan McCuller, webmaster@nacsetac.org