Monday

10:00-12:00


SESSION 1
4e: Understanding implications of the Minamata Convention: now and in the future
SESSION 2
2c-1: Sources and cycling of mercury in terrestrial ecosystems
SESSION 3
3e-1: Human exposure and health effects of mercury: epidemiology and population studies
SESSION 4
3c-1: Risk assessment of mercury exposure to fish, birds, and wildlife
SESSION 5
2f-1: Mercury methylation: microbial and geochemical constraints
SESSION 6
1g: Mercury through time: reconstructing Hg-deposition using natural archives

Monday

14:30-16:30


SESSION 1
4f: Science, policy, regulation: global to local
SESSION 2
2c-2: Sources and cycling of mercury in terrestrial ecosystems
SESSION 3
3e-2: Human exposure and health effects of mercury: epidemiology and population studies
SESSION 4
3c-2: Risk assessment of mercury exposure to fish, birds, and wildlife
SESSION 5
2f-2: Mercury methylation: microbial and geochemical constraints
SESSION 6
3b: Rice and other foods as sources of methylmercury exposure to humans

Tuesday

10:00–12:00


SESSION 1
4a-1: Informing the implementation of the Minamata Convention: the role of scientific assessments
SESSION 2
3e-3: Human exposure and health effects of mercury: epidemiology and population studies
SESSION 3
1i: Comparable measurement results for mercury analysis and speciation
SESSION 4
3f: Methylmercury toxicokinetics and toxicodynamics: human and animal models
SESSION 5
2f-3: Mercury methylation: microbial and geochemical constraints
SESSION 6
2b-1: Sources and cycling of mercury in freshwater ecosystems

Tuesday

14:30-16:30


SESSION 1
4a-2: Informing the implementation of the Minamata Convention: the role of scientific assessments
SESSION 2
3d: Engagement of communities impacted adversely by environmental mercury pollution
SESSION 3
1e: Advances in analytical methods for environmental mercury speciation
SESSION 4
2a-1: Sources and cycling of mercury in coastal ecosystems
SESSION 5
2g-1: Legacy site assessment and management
SESSION 6
2b-2: Sources and cycling of mercury in freshwater ecosystems

Wednesday

8:30-9:30


SESSION 1
1f: Quantifying mercury emissions from energy generation
SESSION 2
2a-2: Sources and cycling of mercury in coastal ecosystems
SESSION 3
2l: Safe and reliable handling of mercury in science & technology
SESSION 4
4b: Contaminated site assessment and management: lessons for technical assistance under the Minamata Convention
SESSION 5
4d-1: Technologies and approaches for mitigating mercury emissions
SESSION 6
1a-1: Atmospheric mercury cycling and transformations: insights from measurements and models

Wednesday

10:00-12:00


SESSION 1
1b: Biogeochemical cycling of mercury in the ocean
SESSION 2
3a: Risk/benefit communication related to fish and seafood consumption
SESSION 3
4c: Anthropogenic emissions: monitoring and analysis to support mitigation
SESSION 4
2h-1: Mercury cycling in response to ecosystem perturbations
SESSION 5
2g-2: Legacy site assessment and management
SESSION 6
2b-3: Sources and cycling of mercury in freshwater ecosystems

Thursday

10:00-12:00


SESSION 1
1d-1: Mercury cycling, bioaccumulation and health impacts in polar regions
SESSION 2
2e: Artisanal Small-scale Gold Mining (ASGM): current and historical emissions, current practices, and future projections
SESSION 3
2d-1: Mercury fate in aquatic and terrestrial food webs
SESSION 4
2j: Mitigating mercury bioaccumulation in contaminated aquatic ecosystems
SESSION 5
1c-1: Stable isotope studies of global mercury cycling and bioaccumulation
SESSION 6
4d-2: Technologies and approaches for mitigating mercury emissions

Thursday

14:30-16:30


SESSION 1
1d-2: Mercury cycling, bioaccumulation, and health impacts in polar regions
SESSION 2
1a-2: Atmospheric mercury cycling and transformations: insights from measurements and models
SESSION 3
2d-2: Mercury fate in aquatic and terrestrial food webs
SESSION 4
2g-3: Legacy site assessment and management
SESSION 5
1c-2: Stable isotope studies of global mercury cycling and bioaccumulation
SESSION 6
4d-3: Technologies and approaches for mitigating mercury emissions

Friday

10:00-12:00


SESSION 1
2i: Regional and local scale stable isotope studies of mercury biogeochemical cycling and bioaccumulation
SESSION 2
1a-3: Atmospheric mercury cycling and transformations: insights from measurements and models
SESSION 3
2d-3: Mercury fate in aquatic and terrestrial food webs
SESSION 4
2h-2: Mercury cycling in response to ecosystem perturbations
SESSION 5
2k: Mercury in the oil and gas industry, from initial exploration through production to end-of-life decommissioning
SESSION 6
4d-4: Technologies and approaches for mitigating mercury emissions

Poster Sessions