30th NACSETAC Annual Meeting

We’re thrilled to announce that our 30th annual meeting will be held April 11-12th, 2024 at the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole on Cape Cod! We expect that there will be ample opportunities for networking, collaboration, and knowledge sharing with fellow researchers and professionals from across our region.

Topics that we expect will be covered include:

  • Aquatic Toxicology
  • Human Health Risk Assessment
  • Emerging Contaminants
  • Ecological Risk Assessment
  • Risk Communication
  • Sediments
  • Oceans Research


    • Thursday, April 11, 2024
      8-10am: Short Course Session 1 (Jim Occhialini-Alpha Analytical):

      • PFAS Regulatory and Analytical Method Update: This program is designed to provide environmental practitioners with information they can use in the context of the rapidly evolving emerging contaminants aspect of site characterization and remediation programs. PFAS regulations will continue to evolve. An overview and update of recent regulatory developments will be provided in the overall context of PFAS-focused sampling and analytical programs.
    • 10-12pm: Short Course Session 2 (Di Zhao- University of Connecticut):
      • Data Visualization in Python (laptops recommended): This course will cover data processing, exploratory data analysis, and data visualization, using a temperature analysis project as a concrete example to demonstrate their specific applications. Through this project, we will illustrate how data information addresses our concerns and provides valuable insights.
    • 12-1pm: Lunch
      1-4pm: Sessions on Aquatic Toxicology, Environmental Remediation, Oceanography, Marine Chemistry, etc.
      4-5 pm: Keynote: Communicating Science in an Environmental Crisis

      • Chris Reddy – Senior Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
    • 5-6 pm: Posters
    • 6-8pm: Dinner
    • Friday, April 12, 2024
      • 9-11:30am: Sessions on Sediments, Risk Communication, etc.
      • 11:30am: Closing Remarks
      • 12:00pm: NAC-SETAC Board Meeting




    Annual Meeting Registration and Sponsorships Portal is now closed.



    Suggested Woods Hole area hotels:
    Holiday Inn Cape Cod – Falmouth
    291 Jones Rd, Falmouth, MA 02540
    Tel: (508)540-2000

    Admiralty Inn & Suites
    51 Teaticket Highway
    East Falmouth, MA 02536
    (508) 548-4240 | info@theadmiraltyinn.com

    Beach Breeze Inn
    321 Shore St
    Falmouth, MA 02540
    508-548-1765 info@beachbreezeinn.com

    Inn on the Sound
    313 Grand Avenue
    Falmouth, MA 02540

    Mariner Motel
    555 Main St
    Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States, 02540

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