Events

GTA Pub Night

Ottawa Pub Night

Southern Ontario Pub Night

SETAC Toronto Community Outreach – Don Mouth Naturalization Project Tour

CEW 2019 – Québec, QC

SETAC North America 40th Annual Meeting

51st Annual Symposium of the Society of Toxicology of Canada

 

Mar
27
Wed
Ottawa Pub Night – Student Night @ Clock Tower Brew Pub
Mar 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us for an engaging talk, good eats and fine brew at the next Ottawa Pub Night.  We will host a Student Spotlight at which five current graduate students will compete for the best presentation on
their research topic.  Socializing, food and drink orders begin at 5:00 pm, the talks  begins at 6:00 pm.

The five presenters are:
1. Amber Dyck – Effects of ditch management in agroecosystems: from water quality to tadpole health
2. Julie Cox – The development and preliminary validation of an in vitro mutagenicity assay based on MutaMouse primary hepatocytes
3. Cynthia Cheney – Paleoecotoxicology: the application of novel tools to assess the toxicity of historically contaminated lake sediments
4. Tasnia Sharin – 3D-Cultured avian cells for chemical screening: metabolic and gene expression profiles of the LMH cell line
5. Sue Zhang – Naphthenic acids disrupt courtship behaviours in the western clawed frog (Silurana (Xenopus) tropicalis)

When: Wednesday, March 27 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. (Note the extended time)

Location: Clock Tower Brew Pub, 575 Bank Street, Ottawa

Cost: $1 members, $3 non-members

Please see attached poster and abstracts for more information.

We look forward to seeing you there!

L-SETAC Ottawa Pub Night Committee
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Southern Ontario Pub Night – Guelph @ The Shakespear Arms
Mar 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for our next Southern Ontario Pub Night will be on Wednesday, March, 2019, in Burlington. Join us for an engaging talk, delicious food, cozy atmosphere, and fine brew.

Title: The importance of DOC in metal ecotoxicology

Speaker: Dr. Scott Smith, Wilfrid Laurier University

When: Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 6:30-8:30 pm

Where: Shakespeare Arms, 35 Harvard Rd., Guelph

Cost: $2 members, $4 non-members

For more details please see attached poster.

Please RSVP to Erin Leonard (leonarem@mcmaster.ca)

Apr
2
Tue
GTA Pub Night @ Union Social Eatery
Apr 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Please note that our original speaker, Dr. Melanie Raby will be rescheduling her talk “Assessing the toxicity of neonicotinoid insecticides to aquatic invertebrates… and some lessons learned along the way”. Keep an eye on your inbox for more details in Fall 2019.

Join us for an engaging talk, delicious food, cozy atmosphere, and fine brew at our next  GTA Pub Night on Tuesday April 2, 2019.

Title: Fate and effects of metal inputs into the environment via industrial activity

Speaker: Dr. Yamini Gopalapillai, Environment and Climate Change Canada

When: Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 6:30-8:30 pm

Where: Union Social Eatery (Yonge and Sheppard; 4899 Yonge Street, Toronto)

Cost: $2 members, $4 non-members

For more details please see attached poster.

Please RSVP to Denina Simmons (denina.simmons@uoit.ca)

We look forward to seeing you there!

Laurentian SETAC Pub Night Committee

 

 

 

 

Apr
24
Wed
Ottawa Pub Night @ Clock Tower Brew Pub
Apr 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for an engaging talk, good eats and fine brew at the last Ottawa Pub Night until September.  Dr. Carole Yauk will discuss her research on the development of genomic approaches for chemical risk assessment and improving regulatory assessment of heritable effects.  Socializing, food and drink orders begin at 5:00 pm, the talk begins at 6:00 pm.

Title: The legacy of parental exposures to toxicants: characterizing chemically induced heritable genetic effects

Speaker: Dr. Carole Yauk, Health Canada

When: Wednesday, April 24 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Location: Clock Tower Brew Pub, 575 Bank Street, Ottawa

Cost: $1 members, $3 non-members

Please see abstract and speaker biography for more information.

We look forward to seeing you there!

L-SETAC Ottawa Pub Night Committee
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Jun
6
Thu
AGM Short Course: Adverse Outcome Pathways @ University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON
Jun 6 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

 

 

This course will provide a detailed description of the Adverse Outcome Pathway (AOP) framework, and guidance on best practices for contributing to the AOP knowledge base. It is intended primarily for researchers and risk assessors from academia, government, public, and private sectors who have an interest in contributing to the AOP knowledge base, or who are generating data that can be used to develop AOPs. This course will also be beneficial to those wanting to apply AOPs in risk assessment and research scenarios. Information from the lecture components will be reinforced with practical examples and in-class exercises.

Course Schedule:
1) History and Overview of AOPs
2) AOPs 101: Detailed description of AOP components
3) Best Practices for AOP Development
4) Let’s make an AOP! Practical AOP development exercises
5) Overview of AOP applications

About the instructor:


Jason O’Brien, Ph.D.
Research Scientist, Molecular Ecotoxicology
Wildlife Toxicology Research Section
Ecotoxicology and Wildlife Health Division
Environment and Climate Change Canada
Adjunct Research Professor – Department of Biology
Carleton University

Biography:

I received my doctorate in biology with specialization in chemical and environmental toxicology from the University of Ottawa. Afterwards, I held a post-doctoral fellowship in the Genetic Toxicology Laboratory of Health Canada’s Environmental Health Centre. Currently, I manage Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Molecular Ecotoxicology Laboratory located at the National Wildlife Research Centre on Carleton University campus.

 

 

Registration: Registration for the Short Course is now openRegister for the Short Course on-line.

Fees for Short Course:

Short Course Registration

Until May 10

Before June 1

After June 1

Member

$85

$110 $150

Non-member

$110

$135

$160

Student and Recent Graduate – Member

$60

$80

$100

Student and Recent Graduate – Non-member

$85 $105

$125

Note that the Short Course fees are not included in the registration fee for the AGM.

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

Novotel Ottawa (https://www.novotelottawa.com/),
33 Nicholas Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 9M7

Superior Room- 1 King Bed: $199.00/night + 4% municipal accommodation tax and 13% HST

Accommodations can be booked online at https://book.passkey.com/e/49890858 or by calling 1-855-677-3033 (request the Laurentian Chapter SETAC block or quote booking code 775952). Book early!  The block of rooms will be held until April 22, 2019.

 

University of Ottawa Residences (https://www.accommodation.uottawa.ca/)
Every May through August, the University of Ottawa opens its residences to groups and individuals, allowing them to enjoy convenient and affordable accommodations throughout the summer months. We deliver a unique, university-based experience in room types of 2-bedroom suites or rooms.

$130/night per room 
*Rate remains the same for single, double, triple or quadruple occupancy.
**Rate does not include applicable taxes.
***Rate excludes breakfast

Follow this link uOttawa summer accommodation to check for availability and to make your own reservation

 

Are you interested in becoming a sponsor? You can now submit an online sponsorship form through our website!

Sep
25
Wed
Ottawa Pub Night @ Clock Tower Brew Pub
Sep 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Greetings Laurentian SETAC,

Welcome back! Join us for an engaging talk, good eats and fine brew at the first Ottawa Pub Night of the 2019/2020 season.  Dr. Jose Luis (Pepe) Rodriguez Gil will kick off the season by discussing BOREAL, an impressive project to simulate diluted bitumen spills at the world renowned IISD-Experimental Lakes Area.  Socializing, food and drink orders begin at 5:00 pm, the talk begins at 6:00 pm.

Title: The BOREAL Project: Simulating diluted bitumen spills in a boreal lake

Speaker: Dr. Jose Luis (Pepe) Rodriguez Gil, University of OttawaWhen: Wednesday September 25 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Location: Clock Tower Brew Pub, 575 Bank Street, Ottawa

Cost: $1 members, $3 non-members

Please see abstract and speaker biography for more information.

We look forward to seeing you there!

L-SETAC Ottawa Pub Night Committee
Looking for other science events in Ottawa?
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Southern Ontario Pub Night in Guelph @ Shakespeare Arms
Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Our first Southern Ontario Pub Night of the 2019-2020 season will be Wednesday, September 25, 2019. Join us for an engaging talk, delicious food, cozy atmosphere, and fine brew!

Title: The cost of living in the Grand River: Energetics, stress, and epigenetics

Speaker: Dr. Paul Craig, University of Waterloo

When: Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 6:30-8:30 pm

Where: Shakespeare Arms, 35 Harvard Rd., Guelph

Cost: $2 members, $4 non-members

For more details please see attached poster.

Please RSVP to Hossein Mehdi (mehdih1@mcmaster.ca)

We look forward to seeing you there!

Laurentian SETAC Pub Night Committee

Oct
16
Wed
GTA Pub Night @ Scallywags
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Our first GTA Pub Night of the 2019-2020 season will be Wednesday, October 16, 2019. Join us for an engaging talk, delicious food, cozy atmosphere, and fine brew!

Title: Chemical Contaminants and Us: Exploring the Indoor Environment

Speaker: Dr. Miriam Diamond, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Toronto

When: Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: Scallywags, 11 St Clair Ave W, Toronto

Cost: $2 members, $4 non-members

For more details please see attached poster.

Please RSVP to Denina Simmons ‎(denina.simmons@OntarioTechU.ca)

We look forward to seeing you there!

Laurentian SETAC Pub Night Committee

Oct
30
Wed
Ottawa Pub Night
Oct 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for an engaging talk, good eats and fine brew as we welcome Dr. Yamini Gopalapillai to Ottawa.  Dr. Gopalapillai will discuss her research on the risk of metals to the environment, drawing on her 15 years of experience in academia, industry and government. Socializing, food and drink orders begin at 5:00 pm, the talk begins at 6:00 pm.

Title: Metals in the Environment: Towards Improved Monitoring and Risk Assessment

Speaker: Dr. Yamini Gopalapillai, Environment and Climate Change Canada


When:
 Wednesday October 30 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Location: Clock Tower Brew Pub, 575 Bank Street, Ottawa

Cost: $1 members, $3 non-members

Please see abstract and speaker biography for more information.

We look forward to seeing you there
L-SETAC Ottawa Pub Night Committee
Looking for other science events in Ottawa?
Visit http://cmos.ca/site/ottawa