Emerging Contaminants conference

Submit an Abstract

The Call for Abstracts is open! Abstracts are requested on all aspects of emerging contaminants in the environment, including research, public health, policy, management, outreach, and education. Topics can be on their detection, fate, transport, effects, remediation, prevention, or other related subjects. The conference will include sessions on:

  • Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) (including PFOS, PFOA, & related compounds)
  • Pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) (including naturally occurring hormones)
  • Plastics and microplastics (including microfibers)
  • Other emerging contaminants

Submit a Presentation

For submissions from outside of the U.S., please enter your full address in the "Address 1" and "Address 2" fields in the submission form. Then use Champaign, Illinois, 61820 for the City, State, and Zipcode fields, respectively.

A note to presenters: Please be sure to register for the conference. Oral presenters can bring their presentation on a flash drive to the conference check-in table on the morning you present. Poster set-up is from 7:30-8:30 AM on May 21; come to the conference check-in table to verify your poster location.


If you have any questions on oral or poster presentation style or logistics, please contact Elizabeth Meschewski.

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