Events 10th Summer School on Toxic Compounds in the Environment 2014

10th Summer School on Toxic Compounds in the Environment 2014

Important information in short:

When?
June 23-28, 2014

Where?
RECETOX, Brno, Czech Republic

Documents:
Download flyer
( PDF file, 390 kB)

Download programme
( PDF file, 120 kB)

Important dates

  • March 15, 2014 – registration open
  • April 30, 2014 – early bird registration deadline
  • June 10, 2014 – registration deadline

Registration fee

  • € 550 (regular)
  • € 500 (early bird)

Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment (RECETOX), Masaryk University together with Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention and the Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic organize 10th Summer School on Toxic Compounds in the Environment 2014.

Date:
June 23-28, 2014

Venue:
RECETOX, Kamenice 753/5, University Campus building A29, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic (show on map)

Accommodation:
hotel Santon

Registration and payment:
https://is.muni.cz/obchod/fakulta/sci/?lang=en

General focus: toxic compounds in the environment

  • their sources, levels, transformations and long-range transport;
  • sampling and analytical techniques;
  • toxic effects on biota, biotests and biomonitoring;
  • risk assessment, data analysis and modelling (including GIS modelling).

Special topics of this year:
Linking sources and sinks of organic contaminants by compound specific isotope investigation (presented by researchers involved in the CSI ENVIRONMENT project (7th Framework Programme Marie Curie Initial Training Networks).

Programme structure

  • lectures, workshops
  • laboratory exercises
  • field trip to the European Monitoring and Evaluation Programme (EMEP) station in Košetice
  • social event

Download programme
( PDF file, 120 kB)

Invited speakers

  • Hans Richnow, UFZ Leipzig
  • Martin Scheringer, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
  • Elodie Passeport, University of Toronto
  • Katerina Magulova, Stockholm Convention Secretaria

RECETOX lecturers

  • Ivan Holoubek, Luděk Bláha, Jana Klánová, Petr Klán, Jakub Hofman, Klára Hilscherová, Pavel Čupr and others

For students

Summer School will be credited:

  • 4 ECTS credits for theoretical part,
  • 4 ECTS credits for practical exercises.

Registration fee

Full registration fee CZK 15,000 (i.e. € 550) (covering lectures and practical exercises, background materials, field trip, accommodation with breakfasts, lunches).

Early bird registration fee is CZK 13,700 (i.e. € 500).

Participants cover their travel expenses.

Important dates

  • March 15, 2014 – registration open
  • April 30, 2014 – early bird registration deadline
  • June 10, 2014 – registration deadline

For details contact Dr. Petra Ruzickova (ruzickova@recetox.muni.cz).

Sponsors of the 10th RECETOX Summer School