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GLIN==> Webcast of SOLEC plenary sessions



 
CHICAGO (Oct. 31,2006) The biennial, binational State of the Lakes Ecosystem Conference (SOLEC) will present a science-based assessment of the state of the Great Lakes Basin with special emphasis on chemical integrity Nov. 1-3, 2006.
     
What: Webcast of SOLEC plenary sessions.
 
Where: Conference is in Milwaukee, Wis.  
 
Here is the Webcast link http://registration.mshow.com/ecs/ .  
 
Users can visit the site prior to the live transmission to test their connection and ensure that their computers are set up appropriately.   Both low and high-speed connections are available.   This same location will have a link to the archive of the session a few days after the event.
 
When:Sessions to be aired include: 

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 1, starting at 9 a.m. and running until approximately 12:30 p.m.  
Welcome and Introductions; Session 1 Contaminants, Biotic Communities, and Invasive Species; Session 2 Coastal Zones and Aquatic Habitats; Session 3 Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products; Session 4 Nutrients; Session 5 Biotoxins; Session 6 Monitoring and Modeling.
 
Thursday, Nov. 2,  starting at 9 a.m. and running until approximately 12:30 p.m.
Highlights from Day 1 and Chemical Integrity Overview.
Anthropogenic Chemicals: Legacy
Anthropogenic Chemicals: Potential and New PBTs
Anthropogenic Chemicals: Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products
Naturally Occurring Chemicals: Nutrients
Naturally Occurring Chemicals: Biotoxins (i.e. cyanobacteria, botulism etc.)
Naturally Occurring Chemicals: Monitoring and Modelling
Summary, Wrap-up
 
See full DRAFT agenda at www.solecregistration.ca
 
Who: Great Lakes decision-makers from federal, state and tribal governments, non-governmental organizations, academics, industry, recreational groups, sport and commercial fishers, and health professionals.


_______________________
Pranas Pranckevicius, CISSP
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Great Lakes National Program Office
77 West Jackson Blvd.  G-17J
Chicago, IL  60604-3590
pranckevicius.pranas@epa.gov
312 353-3437 Tel
312 353-2018 Fax
www.epa.gov/greatlakes
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