The annual Spring Mid-South Regional Meeting will be May 31 through June 2, 2012 at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN. Details to follow but we are planning on the usual technical sessions and posters. Additional information will follow in the meetings updates. Use the link below to obtain more information about the meeting and abstracts:
Please join me in congratulating our new Board of Directors for 2011!
- President: Rich Grippo (ASU)
- Past President: Brian Mulhearn (EnSafe)
- Vice President: Natalia Vinas (JSU)
- Secretary: Jacob Stanley (USACE ERDC)
- Treasurer: Sandy Brasfield (USACE ERDC)
- Student Representative: Rebecca Cooper (ASU)
- Board Members:
Jennifer Bouldin (ASU)
Burton Suedel (USACE ERDC)
Robbie Kroger (MS State)
Fernando Galvez (LSU)
Frank Bailey (MTSU)
Sam Pierce (USACE ERDC)
Please do not forget our annual meeting on May 19-20 in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Information and registration forms are in the Meetings & Events area of this web page.
Abstracts submission deadline is May 6th, so mark your calendars and submit your abstracts!
Our regional chapter list server is tied to individual SETAC profiles. Please go to www.setac.org, login, and update your profile to associate with the Mid-South Chapter community. If the regional chapter is not added to your profile, you will not receive regional chapter emails, and you may miss a few important chapter notes about regional and national meetings, calls for abstracts, and other opportunities. Don't miss out!
SETAC North America is holding two Focused Topic Meetings in the coming months:
- The first, on the Gulf Oil Spill, will be held April 26-28 in Pensacola Beach, FL. See
http://gulfoilspill.setac.org/ for more details.
- The second, on Pollutants in the Environment, will be held August 24-27 in Merida, Mexico. This meeting is being held to encourage collaboration between Mexican, American and Canadian scientists and decision-makers.
See http://mexico2011.setac.org/ for more details.
Abstracts are due May 1 for the Mexico meeting.
In addition, the next SETAC North America Annual Meeting will be held November 13-17 in Boston, MA. See http://boston.setac.org/ for more details.
Abstracts are due June 1 for the NA Annual Meeting.
The MidSouth SETAC Regional Chapter annual meeting to be held on the campus of Arkansas State University May 19-20, 2011 and the Forest Wood Nature Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Jonesboro is the academic, economic and medical center of northeast AR, located near the center of the MidSouth regional chapter on Crowley’s Ridge, a unique geological feature found only in AR and Siberia, Russia. Join us at MidSouth SETAC in Jonesboro!
We are inviting abstracts and participation in all areas but especially in Natural Resources Management, Multidisciplinary Approaches to Solving Environmental Problems, Science and Education, Sustainability, and of course, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry! You can find more information about the meeting, registration, lodging, and abstract submission at the Meetings and Events page.
Don't forget to sign up for the canoe trip along the Cache River National Wildlife Refuge through the cypress/tupelo wetlands where the “extinct” Ivory-Billed Woodpecker was rediscovered several years ago. A professional ornithologist will provide a history of the rediscovery and subsequent search effort of which he was a key part.
Abstracts for platform and poster presentations must be submitted by MAY 6, 2011.
Additional information is available in the downloads attached to the Meetings and Events information.
After some discussion Monday at the North America meeting, our spring chapter meeting will be held in Jonesboro, AR sometime in May. More information will be posted here as it becomes available.
Mid-South SETAC is holding a contest to design a new logo. You can win much more than a membership! Please see the meetings & events page for details.
The SETAC meeting in Portland, OR was the best I've attended to date. I arrived early, stayed late, and absorbed the platforms and posters like a sponge. It was great to see old friends and colleagues. While I was there, I had a chance to meet with Jason Anderson, who showed me some inexpensive solutions to update this web page. So there you have it! A new web page. Please use it, because it is YOUR web page. Submit announcements, especially student activities! The page is here for you.
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