mix of plastics taken from the ocean: bottle caps, rope, expanded polystyrene, plastic shards, microplasticsboy drinking from an outside water fountainpill bottles and pills spilling out of the bottleswater spilling from a pipe into a large lakecarbon nanotubes - gray on a black background - carbon nano tubes look like fan blades extending in a 3D shape

Submit an Abstract

Call for abstracts opens January 8, 2018.

Abstracts will be accepted on all aspects of emerging contaminants in the aquatic environment, including research, policy, management, outreach, and education concerning their detection, fate, transport, remediation, prevention, or other related topics. Special consideration will be given to the following emerging contaminants:

  • Flame retardants (including PBDEs & related compounds)
  • Nanoparticles
  • Naturally occurring hormones
  • Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) (including PFOS, PFOA, & related compounds)
  • Pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs)
  • Plastics and microplastics (including microfibers)

Submit an Oral Presentation

The deadline for submitting an oral presentation is March 12, 2018. Notifications will be emailed by March 23, 2018. If you do not get selected to present an oral presentation, please consider presenting a poster.

A note to oral presenters: Don't forget to register for the conference! Please bring your presentation on a flash drive to the ECAEC18 check-in table on the morning you present.

Submit a Poster Presentation

The deadline for submitting a poster presentation is April 16, 2018. Notifications will be emailed by April 25, 2018.

A note to poster presenters: Don't forget to register for the conference! Poster set-up is from 7:30-8:30 AM on June 5; come to the ECAEC18 check-in table to verify your poster location.

Questions

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