CHICAGO (Oct. 31,2006) The biennial, binational State of the Lakes Ecosystem Conference (SOLEC) will present a science-based assessment of the state of the Great Lakes Basin with special emphasis on chemical integrity Nov. 1-3, 2006.
What: Webcast of SOLEC plenary sessions.
Where: Conference is in Milwaukee, Wis.
Users can visit the site prior to the live transmission to test their connection and ensure that their computers are set up appropriately. Both low and high-speed connections are available. This same location will have a link to the archive of the session a few days after the event.
When:Sessions to be aired include:
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 1, starting at 9 a.m. and running until approximately 12:30 p.m.
Welcome and Introductions; Session 1 Contaminants, Biotic Communities, and Invasive Species; Session 2 Coastal Zones and Aquatic Habitats; Session 3 Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products; Session 4 Nutrients; Session 5 Biotoxins; Session 6 Monitoring and Modeling.
Thursday, Nov. 2, starting at 9 a.m. and running until approximately 12:30 p.m.
Highlights from Day 1 and Chemical Integrity Overview.
Anthropogenic Chemicals: Legacy
Anthropogenic Chemicals: Potential and New PBTs
Anthropogenic Chemicals: Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products
Naturally Occurring Chemicals: Nutrients
Naturally Occurring Chemicals: Biotoxins (i.e. cyanobacteria, botulism etc.)
Naturally Occurring Chemicals: Monitoring and Modelling
Who: Great Lakes decision-makers from federal, state and tribal governments, non-governmental organizations, academics, industry, recreational groups, sport and commercial fishers, and health professionals.
Pranas Pranckevicius, CISSP
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Great Lakes National Program Office
77 West Jackson Blvd. G-17J
Chicago, IL email@example.com
312 353-3437 Tel
312 353-2018 Faxwww.epa.gov/greatlakes