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Please Share Your Thoughts on SETAC’s Plans
Charles Menzie
Charlie MenzieThe SETAC Globe has more than 10,000 readers, and I am interested in hearing from each and every one. SETAC is in the midst of planning, and our members are the focus of attention. We envision SETAC as the professional society best equipped to keep you current on scientific developments, engage your life-long learning and support your professional career from student to senior researcher.


15 February 2018
SETAC Africa Womens Event participantsNews from SETAC Africa
Otitoju Olawale, Beatrice Opeolu, Gertie Arts and Tara Sabo-Attwood
The year of 2017 was a significant year for SETAC Africa, with great accomplishments despite a myriad of challenges. SETAC Africa President Otitoju Olawale shares his thoughts on the previous year and beyond, and presenters from the recently concluded SETAC Africa Womens Event provide a recap.

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Training courseIncrease Your Skills and Knowledge at SETAC Rome
Rebecca Bundschuh and Michelle Bloor
Increasing your skills and knowledge is of great importance, especially in today’s demanding society. Several exciting training courses have been assembled for the SETAC Rome meeting to pique your interest and increase your ability to perform your work more effectively.

Strategic goals SETAC EuropeSETAC Europe Strategic Goals for 2018–2020
Karel De Schamphelaere
SETAC Europe revises its long range plan and outlines strategic goals every three years. The 2018–2020 plan features eight strategic goals designed to move the Society forward.

Global Horizon ScanningGlobal Horizon Scanning: What’s Next?
Mary Reiley and Annegaaike Leopold
To move the Global Horizon Scanning Project (GHSP) from identifying priority research questions to the actual research dissemination and partnership phase, members of the GHSP Marketing and Outreach Committee took important steps to meet with key stakeholders and explored opportunities for implementation.

Innovation workshop participantsSecond Workshop on Innovation and Regulation in Agriculture Addresses the Challenges of Higher-Tier Data
Laura McConnell and Alan Samel
The second workshop in the series on “Innovation and Regulation in Agriculture” was held from 23–24 October 2017 in Raleigh, North Carolina, and addressed “Overcoming the Challenges of Incorporating Higher-Tier Data in Ecological Risk Assessments and Risk Management of Pesticides.” Participants discussed ways to improve the process for designing, conducting, evaluating and using higher-tier studies for risk assessors and risk managers.

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ET&C 35:2Outgoing ET&C Editors and Editorial Board Members
Helen Callow
The following members of the Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry editorial board completed their terms on 31 December 2017. These scientists and engineers have spent three or more years carefully reviewing manuscripts submitted to ET&C, contributing their time, expertise and wisdom.

SETAC MinneapolisSession Summaries from SETAC Minneapolis

The recently concluded SETAC North America 38th Annual Meeting, which was held from 12–16 November 2017 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, was another successful meeting, attracting 1,812 delegates who could choose from 691 platform and 789 poster presentations. These session summaries provide examples of presentations and discussions during the meeting.

SETAC Sacramento session submission

Register by 21 February for the High-Throughput Screening SETAC North America Focused Topic Meeting in Durham, North Carolina, and save with early bird rates.
Book your hotel room
by 15 March.

Apply for a grant by 20 February for the SETAC Europe 28th Annual Meeting in Rome, Italy. Nominate a candidate by 26 February for the SETAC Europe Council. Register by 20 March and save with early bird rates. Register for the mentorship program and sign up for a training course. Register for the job event by 1 April.

Submit a session proposal by 21 February for the SETAC North America 39th Annual Meeting in Sacramento, California. Submit a training course proposal by 16 April. Become an exhibitor or meeting supporter.

Nominate a colleague for the SETAC Fellows Award by 1 March.

Submit a short commentary on resiliency to Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management by 1 March.

Registration opens 2 March for the 2018 SETAC Asia-Pacific Conference in Daegu, Korea.

Apply for the SETAC Europe Return to Science Grant by 21 March.

Save the date for the SETAC Europe 24th LCA Symposium, which will be held from 24–26 September in Vienna, Austria.

Submit an abstract by 10 September for the SETAC Europe 13th Special Science Symposium in Brussels, Belgium.

IEAM volume 14, issue 1What’s New in IEAM
CERCLA-linked environmental impact and benefit analysis: Evaluating remedial alternatives for the Portland Harbor Superfund Site, Portland, Oregon, USA
Amanda D McNally, Anne G Fitzpatrick, Sera Mirchandani, Matthew Salmon, Deborah A Edwards
Volume 14, Issue 1
ET&C cover 37:2What's New in ET&C
Knotting nets: Molecular junctions of interconnecting endocrine axes identified by application of the adverse outcome pathway concept
Maria Brüggemann, Oliver Licht, Éva Fetter, Matthias Teigeler, Christoph Schäfers and Elke Eilebrec
Volume 37, Issue 2
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