Hudson-Delaware Chapter of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (HDC SETAC)
present the
2019 Annual Spring Meeting
Wednesday, Thursday - April 24-25, 2019
The Chauncey Hotel & Conference Center, Princeton, NJ

New Perspectives to Old Problems:
Advancements in Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology Research to Address Environmental Challenges

 

* To review the presentation (if available) click on the last name of the presenter *

** Student Poster and Travel Awards - see below **

 

Time

Program Agenda
Wednesday April 24th, 2019

8:00-9:00 a.m.

Doors Open/Registration /Breakfast/Poster Set-up

9:00 a.m.

Welcome Address
Daniel R. Millemann, Ph.D.; HDC SETAC 2018-2019 President

 

PLATFORM PRESENTATIONS: Advances in PFAS Research and Regulation

9:15 – 9:45 a.m.

PFAS in New Jersey’s Environment- NJDEP Evaluation and Response
Gloria Post , Ph.D (NJDEP)

9:45 – 10:15 a.m.

            PFAS in surface water, sediment and fish from the Delaware River
Ron MacGillivray, Ph.D. (DRBC)

10:15– 10:45 a.m.

PFAS AND WASTE - WHAT TO DO WITH IT NOW?
Harry Behzadi, Ph.D. (SGS)

10:45 – 11:00 a.m.

15-MINUTE BREAK

11:00 -11:20 a.m.

Biological Monitoring for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)
Lee Blum, Ph.D. (NMS Labs)

11:20 – 12:00 a.m.

ASTM E3163-18 Sediment Analytical Methods Selection Guide Overview
Jim Occhialini (Alpha Analytical)

12:00-1:00 p.m.

 LUNCH

1:00-2:30 p.m.

15 min BREAK

2:45-4:15 p.m.

Federally Endangered Mussel Species – Importance of Surveys, Relocation and Survivorship Studies

Joe Snavely (Normandeau Associates)

ITRC PFAS Short-Course:
Introduction, Fate & Transport
Sarah L. LaRoe, PhD | ANCHOR QEA, LLC
AFFF, Analytical Concerns and Data Assessment
Nancy Rothman, PhD | New Environmental Horizons, Inc.
Toxicity and Risk Assessment
Kevin Long, PhD | Terraphase Engineering Inc.
Treatment Technologies for PFAS in Water and Soil
Stewart Abrams, P.E. | Langan


Chauncey Center Nature Group Hike


Enjoy the local pond, trails, and outdoor amenities at your leisure

4:30-6:00 p.m.

RAPID FIRE POSTER SESSION & POSTER SOCIAL

6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Evening Dinner at The SOLOMON, on premises
Evening Keynote: Sarah Kendrew; European Space Agency

 

 

Time

Program Agenda
Thursday April 25th, 2019

8:00-9:00 a.m.

Doors Open/Registration /Breakfast/Poster Set-up

9:00-9:30 a.m.

Welcome Announcements and SETAC NA Updates
Don Nazario, HDC SETAC 2019-2020 President

 

PLATFORM PRESENTATIONS: Endangered Species Considerations for Risk Assessment
and Environmental Projects

9:30–10:15 a.m.

Threatened and Endangered Species Risk Assessment
Brian Yates (Amy S. Greene Environmental Consultants Inc. / Yates Environmental Sciences)

10:15–10:45 a.m.

Influence of organic ligands and environmental factors on metal sulfide nanoparticle precipitation
Adrienne Donaghue (Temple University)

10:45-11:15 a.m.

Transport and accumulation of potentially toxic elements (PTEs) in infiltration-based stormwater management practices (SMPs)
Erica R McKenzie, Ph.D. (Temple University)

11:15-11:30 a.m.

15-MINUTE BREAK

11:30-12:00 p.m.

Microbial Degradation of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products
Sarah J. Wolfson, PhD. (Albert Einstein College of Medicine)            

12:00-12:30 p.m.

Quantification of Contaminants in Ebullition-Facilitated NAPL Migration in an Urban Tidal Waterbody
Chitra Prabhu (HDR Inc.)

12:30-1:00 p.m.

Use of Forensic Methods to Identify Sources of Elevated PAH Concentrations in Sediments from Urban Tidal Waterbodies
Ying Wang, (Louis Berger, US)

1:00-2:30 p.m.

Lunch

Awards Announcements and Closing Remarks

Student Poster Awards - Sponsored by

Name

Abstract Title

Affiliation

Ms. Brittany Karas -
1st Place $200

Detection of Organometallic Compounds and their Toxicity
in Zebrafish Using ICPMS Metal Equivalents

Rutgers University

Mr. Xu Xiaolei -
2nd Place $100

Black carbon-enhanced transformation of chloroacetamide herbicides
and safeners by sulfide

Villanova University

Narges Esfandiar -
3rd Place $75

Comparison of filter media materials for PAHs removal
from urban stormwater runoff using green stormwater infrastructure

Temple University

Farshad Ebrahimi -
Runner Up $50
Investigating the Effects of Operational Parameters, Solution and Solid Characteristics on PFAS Leaching from Sewage Solids Temple University
Mr. Eric Nielsen -
Runner Up $50
QUANTIFYING THE U.S. COAST GUARD ECOLOGICAL RISK ASSESSMENT ON DILUTED BITUMEN University of Pennsylvania

$100 Student Travel Awards given to:
Adrienne Donaghue - Temple University
Brittany Karas - Rutgers University
Narges Esfandiar - Temple university
Xiaolei Xu - Villanova University
Farshad Ebrahimi - Temple University
Eric Nielsen - University of Pennsylvania

 

 

 

 

If you have any questions about the meeting please contact one of the following:

Dan Millemann, drmillemann@gmail.com

Don Nazario, nazariodon@gmail.com

Michael Firth, mfirth@elminc.com