SEGH 2010 International Conference and Workshops Environmental Quality and Human Health Galway, Ireland, June 27-July 2, 2...
 
 
 
 
 
SEGH 2010 Conference venue: NUI Galway
Air photo: OSI South Park
Heavy metal pollution in South Park, Galway
 
National Soil Database of Ireland (n=1310)
 
 
Galway attractions <ul><li>Natural Beauty </li></ul><ul><li>Well preserved Irish tradition </li></ul>Air photo: OSI
Natural Beauty: Fieldtrips
>1,000,000 international tourists
Conference Themes <ul><li>Alongside the traditional topics in environmental geochemistry of air, water, sediments and soil...
Special sessions <ul><li> Honorary session for lifetime achievement award </li></ul><ul><li>(Recipient: Prof. Iain Thornt...
Workshops 1. Medical Geology (http://www.medicalgeology.org, June 27-28) 2. MULTITUDE (Multiple Links Towards Integrating ...
Keynote speakers Prof. Iain Thornton  (Former SEGH Chair, Lifetime achievement award recipient) Imperial College and Imper...
International Advisory Committee Dr. Ariadne Argyraki, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece Prof. David ...
Organizing Committee Dr. Chaosheng Zhang, NUI Galway – Chair Dr. Martin Feely, NUI Galway Mr. Maurice Mulcahy, HSE West Dr...
Important Dates September 1, 2009  Abstract submission opens December 15, 2009  Deadline for abstract submission (extended...
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  1. 1. SEGH 2010 International Conference and Workshops Environmental Quality and Human Health Galway, Ireland, June 27-July 2, 2010 www.nuigalway.ie/segh2010 Air photo: OSI
  2. 7. SEGH 2010 Conference venue: NUI Galway
  3. 8. Air photo: OSI South Park
  4. 9. Heavy metal pollution in South Park, Galway
  5. 11. National Soil Database of Ireland (n=1310)
  6. 14. Galway attractions <ul><li>Natural Beauty </li></ul><ul><li>Well preserved Irish tradition </li></ul>Air photo: OSI
  7. 15. Natural Beauty: Fieldtrips
  8. 16. >1,000,000 international tourists
  9. 17. Conference Themes <ul><li>Alongside the traditional topics in environmental geochemistry of air, water, sediments and soils, Biogeochemistry of trace elements, organic pollutants and radio-nuclides </li></ul><ul><li> Medical geology, environmental pollution and public health </li></ul><ul><li> Interpretation using GIS, such as health atlas and geochemical mapping, </li></ul><ul><li>whilst allowing for uncertainty </li></ul><ul><li> Urban geochemistry, contaminated land and waste management </li></ul><ul><li> Environmental impacts of climate change and human activities: agriculture, </li></ul><ul><li>industry, transport and pesticides </li></ul><ul><li> Chemicals fate, transport and exposure in environmental extreme events </li></ul><ul><li> Minerals and the environment </li></ul><ul><li> Perception and communication of environmental health risks and social </li></ul><ul><li>inequality </li></ul>
  10. 18. Special sessions <ul><li> Honorary session for lifetime achievement award </li></ul><ul><li>(Recipient: Prof. Iain Thornton) </li></ul><ul><li> IMGA (International Medical Geology Association) session </li></ul><ul><li> House dust </li></ul>
  11. 19. Workshops 1. Medical Geology (http://www.medicalgeology.org, June 27-28) 2. MULTITUDE (Multiple Links Towards Integrating Teams for Understanding of Disease and Environment, July 1) 3. Vapour Behaviour and Assessment at Contaminated Sites - Risks Posed to Human Health (July 1)
  12. 20. Keynote speakers Prof. Iain Thornton (Former SEGH Chair, Lifetime achievement award recipient) Imperial College and Imperial College Consultants London, UK Title: APPLIED ENVIRONMENTAL GEOCHEMISTRY AND HEALTH Prof. Shu Tao (SETAC Asia/Pacific Chair) Peking University, China Title: Emission, fate and respiration exposure risk of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in China Dr. Olle Selinus (IMGA founder and co-Chair) Geological Survey of Sweden, Sweden Title: THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF MEDICAL GEOLOGY - WHAT WILL HAPPEN NOW AND IN THE FUTURE? Prof. Luke Clancy (Director General, RIFTFS) Research Institute for a Tobacco Free Society (RIFTFS), Ireland Title: AIR POLLUTION AND HEALTH IN IRELAND -OUTDOORS AND IN PUBS
  13. 21. International Advisory Committee Dr. Ariadne Argyraki, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece Prof. David J Briggs, Imperial College, UK Prof. Joy E. Carter, University of Winchester, UK Dr. Mark Cave, British Geological Survey, UK Dr. Jose Centeno, The Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, USA Prof. Luke Clancy, TobaccoFree Research Institute, Ireland Dr. Greg Davis, CSIRO Land and Water, Australia Prof. Meral Dogan, Hacettepe University, Turkey Prof. A. Umran Dogan, University of Iowa, USA Prof. John G. Farmer, University of Edinburgh, UK Dr. Robert Finkelman, University of Texas at Dallas, USA Prof. Andrew Hursthouse, University of the West of Scotland Paisley, UK Prof. Xiangdong Li, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China Prof. Virginia Murray, Health Protection Agency, UK Prof. Michael H. Ramsey, University of Sussex, UK Dr. Pat Rasmussen, Health Canada and University of Ottawa, Canada Dr. Clemens Reimann, Geological Survey of Norway, Norway Dr. David Russell, Health Protection Agency, UK Dr. Olle Selinus, Geological Survey of Sweden, Sweden Prof. Eduardo Ferreira da Silva, University of Aveiro, Portugal Dr. Alex G. Stewart, Health Protection Agency, UK Prof. Shu Tao, Peking University, China Prof. Iain Thornton, Imperial College, London, UK Dr. Ron T. Watkins, Curtin University of Technology, Australia Prof. Ming H. Wong, Hong Kong Baptist University, China
  14. 22. Organizing Committee Dr. Chaosheng Zhang, NUI Galway – Chair Dr. Martin Feely, NUI Galway Mr. Maurice Mulcahy, HSE West Dr. Martina Prendergast, ECI, NUI Galway Mr. Garth Earls, Geological Survey of Northern Ireland Dr. Carrie Caravan, University of Limerick Dr. Harry Comber, National Cancer Registry Dr. Rachel Creamer, Teagasc, Johnstown Castle Dr. Albert Daly, National Roads Authority Mr. Tiernan Henry, NUI Galway Dr. Frank Houghton, Limerick Institute of Technology Dr. Valerie Ledwith, NUI Galway Dr. Mícheál Lehane, Environmental Protection Agency Dr. Aidan Moody, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Dr. Liam Morrison, NUI Galway Dr. Patrick O’Connor, Geological Survey of Ireland Dr. Diarmuid O'Donovan, NUI Galway & HSE West Prof. Dennis Pringle, NUI Maynooth Mr. Kevin Rogers, Western Regional Fishery Board
  15. 23. Important Dates September 1, 2009 Abstract submission opens December 15, 2009 Deadline for abstract submission (extended to Jan. 25, 2010) February 1, 2010 Registration opens February 15, 2010 Decision on abstracts notified to authors April 30, 2010 Deadline for early registration May 24, 2010 Unregistered abstracts to be removed, Book of Abstracts finalized
  16. 24. SEGH 2010 International Conference and Workshops Environmental Quality and Human Health Galway, Ireland, June 27-July 2, 2010 www.nuigalway.ie/segh2010 Air photo: OSI

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