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Announcement (PDF version)

NORMAN Workshop

Integrated Exposure and Effects Analysis

11–12 April 2017

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Organised by

NORMAN Network Working Group 3


IVM–Institute for Environmental Studies
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Auditorium of the O|2 Building
Vrije Universiteit
De Boelelaan 1108
1081 HZ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

The venue can be easily reached by train (Amsterdam Zuid) and plane (Amsterdam Schiphol Airport).

Announcement and Call for Abstracts

Deadline for abstract submission

15 February 2017

This workshop is open for oral and poster contributions. We welcome abstracts of presentations with an indication of preference for oral or poster. All abstracts should be submitted before 15 February 2017 by sending the abstract to marja.lamoree@vu.nl.

Guidelines for abstracts:

  • 1 page of A4 (210 x 197 mm, portrait)
  • Single spaced
  • Preferred font: times roman, 11 pt (title in bold 14 pt, names of authors 12 pt)
  • At least 3 cm margins on all sides
  • Name(s) of the author(s), full address in the header
  • Capitalize title
  • Underline the name of the presenting author


Deadline for early bird registration: 15 March 2017

Preliminary topics and scientific programme

  • (in vitro) Effect-based monitoring, toxicity profiling
  • Omics techniques for monitoring of effect assessment
  • Effect-Directed Analysis
  • Status/progress of endocrine disruption in the field (other than estrogenicity)
  • Regulatory framework in relation to the implementation of bioassays (EU-WFD, EUMSFD, Japanese and US regulations)

Invited speakers

François Brion (INERIS, France):
Integrated approaches to investigate the effect of progestins in fish and their occurrence in theaquatic environment

Marc Mills (US Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA):
Using Weight of Evidence to conduct an integrated exposure and effects assessment of contaminant sources

Go Suzuki National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan):
Chemical safety assessment using an integrated exposure and effect analysis

European Commission, DG ENV, Brussels, Belgium (to be confirmed)
Expert in European environmental policies with a presentation focusing on the view of Europe DG ENV about the integration of effect-based monitoring aspects in water policy (EU WFD)

Registration and accomodation

Workshop 11–12 April 2017:

  • Students and NORMAN partners: 125 euros (after 15 March 2017: 150 euros)
  • All other participants: 200 euros (after 15 March 2017: 250 euros)

This fee will cover attendance to the Workshop, coffe breaks and lunch during the two days.

Workshop dinner on Thuesday, 11 April 2017:

  • All participants: 60 euros

Deadline for early bird registration: 15 March 2017

Register and pay:


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April is a busy time in Amsterdam. Make sure to reserve your hotel as soon as possible, even if your travel is not yet confirmed, as reservations up until 9 rooms can be cancelled free of charge until 48 hours prior to arrival at most hotels.


Marja Lamoree
Institute for Environmental Studies
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Phone: +31 20 5989 573
e-mail: marja.lamoree @ vu.nl

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