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GLIN==> Webcast of SOLEC plenary session (Day 2)



MILWAUKEE (Nov.1, 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 session (Day 2)
 
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:
9:00-9:30 Highlights from Day 1 and Chemical Integrity Overview. The following six presentations will attempt to include lake-specific examples.
Emcee: Tim Eder, Great Lakes Commission
9:30-9:50 Anthropogenic Chemicals: Legacy (ie. PCBs, DDT, etc.)
Presenter: Ron Hites, Indiana University 
9:50-10:10 Anthropogenic Chemicals: Potential and New PBTs (i.e. PBDEs, PFCs, etc.)
Presenter: Derek Muir, Environment Canada 
10:10-10:30 Anthropogenic Chemicals: Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (i.e. pharmaceuticals, PCPs, plasticizers, current use pesticides)
Presenter: Joanne Parrott, Environment Canada 
11:00-11:20 Naturally Occurring Chemicals: Nutrients (i.e. SRP, nitrates, chlorides, etc.)
Presenter: Harvey Bootsma, University of Wisconsin ? Milwaukee 
11:20-11:40 Naturally Occurring Chemicals: Biotoxins (i.e. cyanobacteria, botulism etc.)
Presenter: Susan Watson, Environment Canada 
11:40-12:00 Naturally Occurring Chemicals: Monitoring and Modelling (i.e. research needs, monitoring systems, modeling approaches)
Presenter: David Lam, Environment Canada 
12:00 ? 12:10 Summary, Wrap-up, and Introduction to afternoon sessions and Day 3 workshops
Emcee: Tim Eder, Great Lakes Commission 
 
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.
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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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