Meeting & Event Details

Details for Mid-South Chapter meetings and events are found here.

Abstract Submission for 2017 SETAC Mid-South Regional Meeting

posted Apr 10, 2017, 9:51 AM by Gale Beaubien

The organizing committee of the 2017 Mid-South SETAC meeting welcomes submission of abstracts for platform and poster presentations. All abstracts must be formatted according to the example abstract below and submitted as a MS Word email attachment to Dr. Kristie Willett at kwillett@olemiss.edu by 5 May.

Abstracts should not exceed the length of one page including authors, contact and presentation information and should follow the format of the attached sample abstract below. Abstracts more than one page long will be edited without author’s review.

Poster presentation boards will be up to 48 inches (wide) by 48 inches (tall) and attached using pins or tacks.

(See attached for an example submission)

Registration for 2017 Mid-South Regional Meeting

posted Apr 10, 2017, 9:38 AM by Gale Beaubien   [ updated Apr 10, 2017, 9:53 AM ]

Registration for the meeting will be $40/regular and $20/student. On-site registration must be cash or check. Registration includes the short course, Thursday evening reception, and Friday’s breakfast and lunch.

Oxford has many fine hotels in a range that will match your budget. We suggest the following lodging options:

The Inn at Ole Miss (15 rooms are blocked for guests)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    $109.00 block room rate/standard accommodations

To reserve a room within the housing block, call 1( 888) 486-7666 and reference SETAC Meeting Group for the block room and rate. Reservation may also be made online at www.theinnatolemiss.com. Reference the group code 3319. You must make your reservation on or before 1 May!


The following options are available but not specifically blocked for SETAC event:

Courtyard Marriott (walking distance to campus)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               305 Jackson Ave. E Oxford, MS 38655                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                (662) 638-6014                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/uoxcy-courtyard-oxford

The Graduate Oxford (off the historical campus square)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      400 North Lamar Blvd, MS 38655                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        (662) 234-3031                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     www.graduateoxford.com


Registration information may be found on the Mid-South SETAC website (http://www.setac.org/mid-south) or by calling (662) 915-7101 or (662) 915-6691.

(See Attached for Meeting Registration Form)

Mid-South Annual Meeting Change of Venue

posted May 9, 2012, 12:41 PM by Frank Bailey

The Mid-South Region Annual Chapter Meeting will be in Murfreesboro, TN at Middle Tennessee State University from May 31 - June 2.  Please plan to attend.

Link to Mid-South Annual Meeting Website

Mid-South Annual SETAC Meeting May 30-31, 2012 at ULM

posted Feb 28, 2012, 6:34 PM by Brian Mulhearn

Please mark May 30-31, 2012 (Wednesday-Thursday) on your calendars for the Mid-South SETAC annual Spring meeting at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, College of Pharmacy building in Monroe, Louisiana.  We are planning on the usual technical sessions and posters Wednesday/Thursday mornings at the ULM College of Pharmacy building (about 2 miles from the main campus).  Additional information about guest speakers/social/field trip activities will follow.

Hope you can make it.  Please help us spread the word!

Mid-South SETAC Regional Meeting, May 19-20 in Jonesboro, AR

posted Apr 11, 2011, 6:24 AM by Brian Mulhearn   [ updated Apr 21, 2011, 11:23 AM ]

You are invited to attend the MidSouth SETAC Regional Chapter annual meeting to be held on the campus of Arkansas State University 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. SETAC is a not- for-profit, worldwide professional organization that promotes the advancement and application of science related to contaminants and other environmental stressors, education in the environmental sciences, and the use of science in environmental policy and decision-making. SETAC’s mission is protecting, enhancing and managing sustainable environmental quality as well as ecosystem integrity. Join us May 19-20 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!

The 2011 annual meeting will start Thursday morning, May 19, with platform and poster sessions, a catered lunch after a short trip to the Forrest Wood Nature Center, an afternoon Special Symposium featuring invited experts on the geology/landscape of the MidSouth; the influences of the anthropological history of Crowley’s Ridge on the current environmental setting; and a presentation on the genesis and history of the MidSouth Chapter of SETAC.

A “multi-sensory historical experience” will be featured during one of the Symposium breaks. After a short “brain-storming” session to encourage thinking on the future direction of MidSouth SETAC, a nearby reception with spirits and refreshments will allow attendees to unwind from all the day’s science, history and planning.

On Friday, May 2o, we will again meet on the ASU campus with oral and poster presentations on topics related to different aspects of environmental toxicology and chemistry as well as sustainability in the MidSouth region.
 
We will conclude with a short business meeting, lunch , and for those interested in taking advantage of a truly unique optional field trip opportunity, lunch will be enjoyed while traveling south to Brinkley, AR for a guided canoe trip in 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.

Registration for the meeting will be $40/regular and $20/student until May 13 ($50/regular and $30/student after May 13. On-site registration must be cash or check). Registration includes the Special Symposium and post-symposium reception; all presentations, posters, and discussions; coffee breaks; and lunch on Thursday and Friday. The Cache River National Wildlife Refuge canoe trip will cost $20 per pre-registered person, weather permitting.

We suggest Comfort Suites (www.comfortsuites.com/hotel-jonesboro), located only four miles from ASU. Accommodations are $90 per night which includes a divided suite for up to five attendees, refrigerator, microwave, continental breakfast, exercise room and both indoor and outdoor pools. Registration information may be found here on the Mid-South SETAC website (www.setac.org/midsouth) or by calling (870) 219-8421. 

Abstracts for platform and poster presentations must be submitted by MAY 6, 2011
 
Additional information is  available in the downloads attached below.

Logo contest - Win an iPod Nano!

posted Nov 13, 2010, 12:29 PM by Brian Mulhearn   [ updated May 26, 2011, 5:44 AM ]

Rebecca Cooper and Jenny Laird volunteered to lead the logo contest and is hoping to involve some students.  Please contact us and share your ideas.  Rebecca and Jenny will keep us informed as this progresses!
 

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