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6 – 8 May 2013, Lisbon

Testing the waters: first international multidisciplinary conference on detecting illicit drugs in wastewater

On this page of the EMCDDA website, you can access information on the Testing the Water conference (6-8 May 2013, Lisbon).

Chair: Paul Griffiths, EMCDDA
Co-chaired by:
Kevin Thomas, Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Oslo, Norway
Sara Castiglioni, Mario Negri Institute, Milan, Italy
Barbara Kasprzyk-Hordern (SEWPROF-coordinator)
in collaboration with the SEWPROF — project
Venue: Conference Centre - EMCDDA

The conference will review the ‘state of the art’ in this emerging discipline, providing an opportunity to present latest research findings, methodological developments and new applications. This multidisciplinary event will bring together for the first time international experts working in relevant fields which include: drug epidemiology, pharmacokinetics, statistics, forensic science, analytical chemistry and environmental engineering.

The deadline for abstracts for oral presentations and posters was 15 March 2013.

The deadline for registration was 2 April 2013.

The Conference is free to attend but places are limited.

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Meeting documents

Final conference programme (PDF)

Scientific synopsis (PDF)

News and related links

Leading experts to review global developments in detecting illicit drugs in wastewater

Activities in the area of wastewater analysis

Drugnet Europe 81 (page 6)

Page last updated: Thursday, 02 May 2013