10th Network Conference on Persistent Organic Pollutants

Venue: Nicolson Building, Winterbourne Botanic Gardens, University of Birmingham

Date: 13 and 14 April 2016

View the abstract booklet (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 4.31MB)

Wednesday 13 April presentations

'Advanced Tools for Exposure Assessment and Biomonitoring (A-TEAM) project.' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 291.5KB)
Stuart Harrad. University of Birmingham, UK

PLENARY - 'Environmental Monitoring and Sources of Human Exposure to Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances.' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 19.04MB)
Jonathan Benskin. Stockholm University, Sweden.

'Modelling the cycling and fate of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in the North Sea and coastal and shelf systems: past and future.' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 11.75MB)
Kieran O’Driscoll. Queen's University Belfast, UK.

'Leachability of PAHs and oxy-PAHs from soil in relation to dissolved organic matter (DOM) at different pH using a batch leaching test.' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 2.82MB)
Silviu-Laurentiu Badea. National Research and Development Institute for Cryogenics and Isotopic Technologies, Romania.

'Identification and treatment options for waste streams of certain bromine containing flame retardants (WAFER).' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 1.9MB)
Martin Sharkey. National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland.

'Human dermal absorption of organophosphate flame retardants; implications for human exposure.' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 2.1MB)
Mohamed Abdallah. University of Birmingham, UK

'Distribution pattern of legacy and “novel” brominated flame retardants in different particle size fractions of indoor dust in Birmingham, UK.' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 2.67MB)
Layla Al-Omran. University of Birmingham, UK. University of Basrah, Iraq.

'Detection and human exposure of PFRs in house dust in USA, Mexico, Finland, Greece, Spain, Czech Republic and Jordan' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 3.43MB)
Yessica P. Ortiz Carrizales. University of Birmingham, UK. Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas, México

'What’s that smell? The ubiquitous presence of musks and potential human exposure.' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 12.19MB)
Nuno Ratola. University of Porto, Portugal.

Thursday 14 April presentations

PLENARY - 'Assessing Chemical Exposures to POPs using Biomonitoring.' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 9.52MB)
Antonia Calafat. Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, US.

'Exposure to plasticizer chemicals based on biomonitoring exposure estimation in a Norwegian human cohort.' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 5.85MB)
Georgios Giovanoulis. Swedish Environmental Research Institute (IVL), Sweden. Stockholm University, Sweden.

'PFOS isomers and PFOS precursors in serum samples from the Norwegian “ATEAM”cohort.' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 2.34MB)
Ana Miralles-Marco. University of Birmingham, UK.

'Feasibility of hair and nails to assess organophosphate flame retardants exposure.' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 2.13MB)
Andreia Alves. Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO NV), Belgium. University of Antwerp, Belgium.

'Preliminary assessment of U.K. Human dietary and inhalation exposure to emerging flame retardants.' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 1.29MB)
Fang Tao. University of Birmingham, UK.

'BFRs, brominated and mixed halogenated dioxins and furans, and polychlorinatednaphthalenes in fish collected from UK coastal and proximate seas.' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 10.83MB)
Sean Panton. Food and Environment Research Agency, UK.

'Environmental contaminants in duck and exotic eggs.' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 1.21MB)
David N. Mortimer. Food Standards Agency, UK.

PLENARY - 'From obesogens to metabolic disruptors: studying the role of POPs in the metabolic syndrome.' (PDF in Dropbox - 1.49MB)
Juliette Legler. Brunel University, UK.

'Dermal uptake of phthalate esters and alternative plasticizers using 3D human skin equivalents.' (PowerPoint in Dropbox - 7.11MB)
Thuy T. Bui. Swedish Environmental Research Institute (IVL), Sweden.