SETAC Globe - Environmental Quality Through Science
Help Advance the Risk Assessment of Chemical Mixtures
Eric Van Genderen and Mary Ann Ottinger
Chemical mixturesSETAC North America is conducting a Focused Topic Meeting on Risk Assessment of Chemical Mixtures from 6–8 September in Denver, Colorado. The purpose of this meeting is to analyze the interplay between scientific knowledge on the environmental hazard, exposure and risk of chemical mixtures and its consideration in chemical regulation and management.


15 June 2017
SETAC BrusselsSession Summaries from SETAC Brussels

The recently concluded SETAC Europe 27th Annual Meeting, which was held from 7–11 May 2017 in Brussels, Belgium, was another successful meeting, attracting 2,079 delegates who could choose from 564 platform and 1,188 poster presentations. These session summaries provide examples of presentations and discussions during the meeting.

SETAC JournalsNew Initiatives at the SETAC Journals: figshare, Publons and ORCID
Jen Lynch
The SETAC journals, through their partnership with Wiley, have recently launched new services that benefit our authors and reviewers.


SETAC Buddy SystemThe Buddy System Is an Easy Way to Spread the SETAC Love
Corinna Singleman
Join the Career Development Committee’s expanding program to help new members get acquainted with all that SETAC has to offer! The Buddy System is a free program that takes place every year during the SETAC North America annual meeting.

SETAC Europe Award recipientsCongratulations to the SETAC Europe and Global Award Winners
Annegaaike Leopold
SETAC Europe presented awards to young and senior scientists during the opening ceremony of the SETAC Europe meeting. Please join us in congratulating these individuals on their well deserved achievements.

Scarlett KnightNews and Happenings from the SETAC Branches and Regional Chapters
Michelle Bloor
Whether it is a branch completely transforming itself, a new training course being offered, or simply recognizing the accomplishments of students, SETAC Branches and Regional Chapters are having an impact and are an exciting place to be.

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Adverse Outcome Pathway ConceptAdvancing the Adverse Outcome Pathway Framework
Markus Hecker and Carlie LaLone
A SETAC Pellston Workshop® focused on ”Advancing the Adverse Outcome Pathway Concept: An International Horizon Scanning Approach” was held in April and involved thirty-nine cross-sector participants from North America, Europe and Asia, including four post-doctoral fellows and one graduate student.

chemical analysisLast Registration Deadline of Existing Chemicals Is Getting Closer – Are You Affected?
Tiiu Bräutigam
Low-volume chemicals manufactured and imported in the European Union or European Economic Area must be registered with the European Chemicals Agency by 31 May 2018 in order to remain on the market legally.

TIEHHSustaining Affiliate Member Spotlight: The Institute of Environmental and Human Health (TIEHH)
Todd Anderson
On 9 May, TIEHH celebrated 20 years of environmental research and impact at Texas Tech University. TIEHH scientists and collaborators have played important roles in the history of SETAC, just as SETAC has played an important role in shaping the history of TIEHH.

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Submit an abstract for the SETAC Africa 8th Biennial Conference in Nigeria by 21 June. Register for the SETAC Africa Women’s Event (SAFWE).

Submit an abstract for the SETAC North America Focused Topic Meeting: Risk Assessment of Chemical Mixtures in Denver, Colorado, by 29 June. Register by 21 July and save with early bird rates.

Reserve a room for the 12th SETAC Latin America Biennial Meeting in Santos, Brazil, by 31 July. Register by 7 August and save with early bird rates.

Nominate a colleague for the SETAC Fellows Award by 4 August.

Register for the SETAC North America 38th Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, by 15 August and save with early bird rates. Become an exhibitor or meeting sponsor.

Submit a session for the SETAC Europe 28th Annual Meeting in Rome, Italy, by 15 August. Become a sponsor for the meeting.

Submit a short commentary on climate change for Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management by 1 September.

Save the date, 27–28 November 2017, for the 23rd SETAC Europe LCA Case Studies Symposium in Barcelona, Spain.

IEAM volume 13, issue 3What’s New in IEAM
Microplastics in the context of regulation of commercial shellfish aquaculture operations
Rosalind A Schoof, Jesse DeNike
Volume 13, Issue 3
ET&C cover 36:6What's New in ET&C
Practical approaches to adverse outcome pathway development and weight-of-evidence evaluation as illustrated by ecotoxicological case studies
Kellie A. Fay, Daniel L. Villeneuve, Carlie A. LaLone, You Song, Knut Erik Tollefsen, Gerald T. Ankley
Volume 36, Issue 6
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