Events 13th Summer School on Toxic Compounds in the Environment 2017

13th Summer School on Toxic Compounds in the Environment 2017

Documents:
Flyer (PDF file, 500 kB)

Important dates:
Registration opening: 1 February 2017
Early bird registration: 30 April 2017
Registration deadline: 10 June 2017


RECETOX Research Infrastructure
Stockholm Convention Regional Centre in the Czech Republic
Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment (RECETOX)

organize

13th Summer School on Toxic Compounds in the Environment 2017

Date:
26-30 June 2017

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

Accommodation:
The Vinařská Garni Hotel

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

General topic: contaminants in the environment

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

Special topic of this year

  • organic pollutants in the aquatic environment

Programme structure

  • lectures, workshops, laboratory exercises
  • field trip to Košetice observatory of the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute (participating in the European Monitoring and Evaluation Programme, EMEP);
  • social events

Invited speakers

  • Martin Scheringer, Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zürich, Switzerland / RECETOX
  • Katarina Magulova, Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention
  • Ian Allan, Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA), Norway
  • Nicolas Mazzella, National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (IRSTEA), France

RECETOX lecturers

  • Ivan Holoubek, Ludek Blaha, Jana Klanova, Branislav Vrana, Foppe Smedes, Tanya Rusina

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 17,000 (i.e. € 630) (covering lectures and practical exercises, background materials, field trip, accommodation with breakfasts, lunches).

Early bird registration fee is CZK 15,500 (i.e. € 570).

Participants cover their travel expenses and health insurance.

Important dates

  • Registration opening: 1 February 2017
  • Early bird registration: 30 April 2017
  • Registration deadline: 10 June 2017

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


Sponsors of the 13th RECETOX Summer School