Registration is now open for workshops!

All workshops will take place on Sunday, July 16th, 2017 at Brown University.

Workshop fees are included in the following registration packages:

  • Professional/Post Doc

  • Student

  • Retiree

If you are not registered for the full conference, you can register for workshops for a nominal fee of $25 per workshop.

Please note: ICMGP2017 reserves the right to make changes to the schedule and/or cancel workshops with insufficient registrants. In case of a scheduling conflict or cancellation, a full refund for the workshop fee will be given to the registrant, if applicable.

Additional Information:

  • All workshop registrants who complete a workshop will receive a certificate of completion, verifying their participation at the workshop. All certificates will be distributed post-conference, after the workshops have taken place and attendance is confirmed.

  • Workshops are presented on a first-come/first-served basis with limits to capacity. Most workshops are limited to approximately 30-40 participants.

  • Transportation will be provided to and from Brown University.

  • Participants are encouraged to prepare for the day by bringing snacks and/or a lunch (if applicable – for full day participants).

  • All workshops will be presented in English.

Workshop Schedule & Overviews

Full Day Workshops

9:30 am – 4:00 pm

1 — Full day workshop: 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Part 1: Issues and Solutions: Quality Assurance in Laboratory Measurements
Presented by Milena Horvat, Jozef Stefan Institute

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Part 2: GEOTRACES intercalibration exercises for Hg species in seawater
Presented by Lars-Eric Heimbürger, Midi-Pyrenees Observatory, University of Toulouse, France; Katlin Bowman, University of California, Santa Cruz

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2 — Full day workshop: 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Best Practices for Measuring Atmospheric Mercury - NADP and AMNet Experiences
Presented by Winston Luke, NOAA

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Morning Workshops

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

1 — Morning Workshop: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Why do we need mercury human biomonitoring?
Presented by Irina Zastenskaya, WHO

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2 — Morning Workshop: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Biogeochemical Cycling of Mercury in Marine Systems – Where do we go from here?
Presented by Sofi Jonsson, University of Connecticut; Anne Sorenson, Stockholm University

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3 — Morning Workshop: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Assessment and Management of Hg-Contaminated Sites
Presented by Betsy Henry, Anchor QEA; Steven Brown, Dow Chemical

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4 — Morning Workshop: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

The Mercury Game - Science and Policy
Presented by Noelle Selin, MIT

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Afternoon Workshops

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

1 — Afternoon Workshop: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Influences on Setting Fish Consumption Advisories, Community engagement, Considerations in Risk Assessment
Presented by Henry Anderson (Retired); Pat McCann, MPCA; Sara Moses, GLIFWC

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2 — Afternoon Workshop: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Hg stable isotopes – Analytical methods and novel applications
Presented by Jeroen Sonke, Midi-Pyrenees Observatory, University of Toulouse, France; Martin Jiskra, Midi-Pyrenees Observatory, University of Toulouse, France

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3 — Afternoon Workshop: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

NGO Perspectives on Minamata Priorities and Critical Needs
Presented by Yuyun Iswamati, IPEN; Lee Bell; HMWG; Michael Bender, ZMWG; Susan Keane, NRDC

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4 — Afternoon Workshop: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Mercury Game - Science and Policy
Presented by Noelle Selin, MIT

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