Odborné akce 11th Summer School on Toxic Compounds in the Environment 2015

11th Summer School on Toxic Compounds in the Environment 2015

Cyanobacterial blooms and toxins in water resources: Occurrence, impacts and management


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Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment (RECETOX), Masaryk University together with the Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention and the Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic and with the EU COST action CYANOCOST): Cyanobacterial blooms and toxins in water resources: Occurrence, impacts and management

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11th Summer School on Toxic Compounds in the Environment 2015

Date:
15-20 June 2015

Venue:
RECETOX, Kamenice 753/5, University Campus building A29, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic (show on map)

Accommodation:
The Vinařská Garni Hotel

Registration and payment:
https://is.muni.cz/obchod/fakulta/sci/?lang=en

General focus: toxic compounds in the environment

  • their sources, levels, transformations and long-range transport;
  • sampling and analytical techniques;
  • toxic effects on biota, biotests and biomonitoring;
  • risk assessment, data analysis and modelling (including GIS modelling).

Special topic of this year (co-organized with the EU COST action CYANOCOST): Cyanobacterial blooms and toxins in water resources: Occurrence, impacts and management

  • causes and adverse impacts on human health and ecosystems;
  • exposure and hazard assessment: analytical and toxicological approaches;
  • management and remediation.

Programme structure

  • lectures, workshops
  • laboratory exercises
  • field trip
  • social event
  • two groups:
    • Group A covering a wide range of general and special topic of ecotoxicology, environmental chemistry, and risk assessment as described above
    • Group B organized in cooperation with the Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention and the Czech Ministry of Environment as an intensive training course building capacities for assessment of persistent organic compounds in the environmentfor the purpose of the Global Monitoring Plan.

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Invited speakers

  • Martin Scheringer, Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany
  • Katerina Magulova, Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention
  • Leading European experts from the CYANOCOST consortium:
    • Jussi Meriluoto, Abo Academy University, Turku, Finland
    • Zorica Svircev, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
    • Bas Ibelings, University of Geneve, Switzerland

RECETOX lecturers

  • Jana Klánová, Ivan Holoubek, Luděk Bláha, Jakub Hofman, Klára Hilscherová, Pavel Čupr, Kateřina Šebková and others

For students

Summer School will be credited:

  • 4 ECTS credits for theoretical part,
  • 4 ECTS credits for practical exercises.

Registration fee

Full registration fee CZK 15,500 (i.e. € 550) (covering lectures and practical exercises, background materials, field trip, accommodation with breakfasts, lunches).

Early bird registration fee is CZK 14,000 (i.e. € 500).

Participants cover their travel expenses and health insurance.

Important dates

  • 15 February 2015 – registration open
  • 15 April 2015 – early bird registration deadline
  • 1 June 2015 – registration deadline

For details contact Dr. Petra Ruzickova (ruzickova@recetox.muni.cz).


 

Sponsor of the 11th RECETOX Summer School