04. - 05. April 2019

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Program - Forum on Halogenated Pollutants 2019

An exciting program with the most important topics around persistent organic pollutants (POPs) is waiting for you. Highly qualified speaker out of governmental and European laboratories as well as representing supervisory authorities will give their statements leading to the main aim of this event: open discussions in order to take up and judge contemporarily today's problems around POPs. 
Do not miss this opportunity and be part of it.

Please find the program below.
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Thursday, 04. April 2019

 

08:00 am - Entry and Registration
 

09:00 am
Welcome Speech 
Michael Baumann, LCTech GmbH, Obertaufkirchen, Germany


09:15 am
Analysis and Risk Assessment of Dioxins and PCBs in the Course of Time
Prof. Dr. Peter Fürst, Chemical and Veterinary Analytical Institute Münsterland-Emscher-Lippe (CVUA-MEL), Muenster, Germany 


10:00 am
Emerging and Existing Brominated Contaminants in Food
Dr. Alwyn Fernandes, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom 


10:30 am - Coffee Break
 

11:15 am
BFR Analysis – Results of EURL Proficiency Tests
Dr. Alexander Schächtele, EU Reference Laboratory for Halogenated POPs, Freiburg, Germany


11:45 am
Reducing the Tolerable Weekly Intake for Dioxins and dl-PCBs in Relation to the Current Exposure
Dr. Ron Hoogenboom, RIKILT - Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands 


12:30 pm - Lunch

 

02:00 pm
Consequences for Official Control Laboratories
Dr. Thorsten Bernsmann, CVUA-MEL, Muenster, Germany


02:30 pm
T. B. A.
 

03:30 pm
T. B. A.


04:00 pm - Coffe Break


04:30 pm
Final Discussion


05:30 pm - End 


07:00 pm
Dinner

Friday, 05. April 2019

 

08:30 am - Entry
 

09:00 am
Opening Remarks
Michael Baumann, LCTech GmbH, Obertaufkirchen, Germany


09:15 am
From Dioxins and PCBs to Halogenated POPs – Changes in the Tasks of the Network of EURL and NRLs
Dr. Rainer Malisch, EU Reference Laboratory for Halogenated POPs, Freiburg, Germany


09:45 am
Analysis of PFAS in Environmental and Food Samples
Prof. Dr. Heidelore Fiedler, University MTM Research Center, Örebro, Sweden


10:15 am - Coffee Break
 

10:45 am
Analytical Methods for PFAS in Fish and Other Foods
Dr. Stefan van Leeuwen, RIKILT - Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands 


11:15 am
PFAS Analysis at the CVUA Freiburg / EURL for Halogenated POPs in Consequence of the Contamination Case in Baden-Württemberg
Theresa Zwickel, EU Reference Laboratory for Halogenated POPs, Freiburg, Germany  


11:45 am
Modern Analytical Approaches for the Analytical Determination of Unknown PFAS at Contaminated Sites
Dr. Frank Thomas Lange, TZW: DVGW Water Technology Centre, Karlsruhe, Germany


12:15 pm - Lunch


02:15 pm
Removing of Per- and Polyfluorinated Substances from Water. New Approaches for Elimination - Do's and Don'ts and How is the Reality?
Maik Rudloff, University of Koblenz-Landau, Institute for Environmental Sciences, Landau, Germany


02:30 pm
Final Discussion


03:00 pm - End of Event

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