Contaminants of Concern: Chemistry, Toxicity and Treatment   - October 16-18, 2017 -  The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center  - Roanoke, Virginia


Day 1
8:00-8:30 am Registration, Meet and Greet
8:30-8:45 Introduction, Course Objectives…Boardman
8:45-9:30 Terminology - regulations and toxicology…Boardman
9:30-10:15 Chemistry and Toxicology Fundamentals…Boardman
10:15-10:30 Networking Break
10:30-noon Chemistry/Toxicology Fundamentals (cont’d.)…Boardman
Noon-1:00 pm Lunch
1:00-2:15 Regulatory Framework, CEC, UCMR and CCL Programs…Scardina
2:15-2:30 Networking Break
2:30-3:30 UCMR results, Top Health Concerns…Scardina
3:30-3:45 Networking Break
3:45-5:30 Risk and Establishing a Standard…Scardina
6:30 pm Group Dinner
Day 2
8:30-10:00 am Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products – types, distribution, concerns, treatment…Xia
10:00-10:15 Networking Break
10:15-11:45 Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals – types, effects, concern…Xia
11:45-noon Group Discussion
Noon-1:00 pm Lunch
1:00-2:30 Nanomaterials – types, uses, distribution, concern…Hull
2:30-2:45 Networking Break
2:45-4:15 Lead – sampling, distribution, toxicity, case study (Flint, MI)…Pieper
4:15-5:30 pm Group Activity…Perchlorate, Determine Proper Response [sampling, distribution, setting a limit, case study (CA experience)]…Boardman and Eisenhart
(Dinner on own)
Day 3
8:30-10:30 am Disinfection By-Products – formation, concern, limits, treatment, case study…Rosenfeldt
10:30-10:45 Networking Break
10:45-noon Ash Spill – constituents, effects, response, case study (Dan River, VA)…Dietrich
Noon-1:00 Lunch
1:00-1:45 Ash Spill (cont’d.)
1:45-3:45 4-Methylcyclohexanemethanol (MCHM) – T&O, lessons learned, case study (Elk River, WVA)…Dietrich
3:45-4:00 Networking Break
4:00-5:15 Group activity…Pose Situation, Determine Proper Response…Boardman and Eisenhart
5:15-5:30 pm Closing Comments, Adjourn…Boardman

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