It is a great pleasure to invite you to the SETAC Europe 26th Annual Meeting, which will be held in Nantes, France, from 22-26 May 2016. Mark your agenda and save the date!
Nantes is one of the biggest cities of the French Atlantic coast at only two hours travel from Paris.
Environmental contaminants ignore boundaries and ecosystem limits. Under the general theme Environmental contaminants from land to sea: continuities and interface in environmental toxicology and chemistry, experts from academia, government and industry will share the most recent advanced knowledge in environmental sciences in order to improve chemical risk assessment and support current and future policies. Among the keynotes approached, Plastic waste in the aquatic environments, Fate and effect of cosmetics and personal care products – Regulatory perspectives, and Climate change and environmental contamination by chemicals: do they combine to modulate ecological and health effects? will put frames of debates of international interests.
We warmly welcome you to Nantes, in the Loire estuary, where history meets modernity. In this inventive and daring city, you will appreciate art deco style, cruises on the River Erdre, traditional music, and, of course, delicious French gourmet food and regional wines. Being the birthplace of Jules Verne, Nantes has kept the inspiration of the famous novelist to surprise visitors. Nantes is also an appropriate starting point to discover the Loire valley, with some of the finest royal castles and well-known vineyards, the sea shore with fishermen and salters villages, the Mont Saint Michel and beautiful long beaches.
We promise you an exciting scientific programme, surprising entertainment and great social events in a truly French atmosphere.
Welcome to France, rendez-vous in Nantes!