Events 9th Summer School on Toxic Compounds in the Environment

9th Summer School on Toxic Compounds in the Environment

Important information in short:

When?
June 24-29, 2013

Where?
RECETOX, Brno, Czech Republic

Programme:
Download flyer
( PDF file, 4 MB)
Download programme of the summer school
( PDF file, 160 kB)

Important dates

  • March 1, 2013 – registration open
  • April 30, 2013 – early bird registration deadline
  • June 10, 2013 – 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 9th Summer School on Toxic Compounds in the Environment 2013.

Date:
June 24-29, 2013

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

Programme:
Download flyer ( PDF file, 4 MB)
Download programme of the summer school ( PDF file, 160 kB)

Accommodation:
Hotel Avanti, Brno
(please note that the facility has changed)

Registration and payment:
https://is.muni.cz/obchod/fakulta/sci/?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 attention: The 9th Summer School 2013 will focus on human exposure and risk assessment.

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 event

Invited speakers

  • Mr. Martin Scheringer, Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
  • Ms. Katarina Magulova, Stockholm Convention Secretariat
  • further invited speakers will be specified later

RECETOX lecturers

  • Ivan Holoubek, Luděk Bláha, Jana Klánová, Jakub Hofman, Zdeněk Šimek, Klára Hilscherová, Pavel Čupr, Klára Komprdová, Anton Kočan, Ondřej Mikeš, Ondřej Sáňka

Credits (for students)

Summer School will be credited:

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

Registration fee

Full registration fee 14 150,- CZK (i.e. 550,- €) (covering lectures and practical exercises, background materials, field trip, accommodation with breakfasts, lunches).

Early bird registration fee is 12 870,- CZK (i.e. 500,- €).

Participants cover their travel expenses.

Important dates

  • March 1, 2013 – registration open
  • April 30, 2013 – early bird registration deadline
  • June 10, 2013 – registration deadline

For further information contact Mrs. Petra Ruzickova (ruzickova@recetox.muni.cz).

Sponsor of the 9th RECETOX Summer School