Testing the Waters 7 Conference

Lisbon Congress Centre, Portugal, October 21-22, 2024

Wastewater-based epidemiology as a monitoring tool in a highly dynamic world of substance use

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Conference Themes

  • Illicit drugs and alcohol use
  • New psychoactive substances
  • Long term monitoring and spatial trends
  • New and/or improved analytical methods
  • Improvements of wastewater-based epidemiology approaches
  • Future perspectives
  • Government, policy evaluation and influencing policy

Keynote speakers

Richard Bade, Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia.

Ester Heath, Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia.

Miren Lopez de Alda, Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA-CSIC), Spain.

Scientific committee

Richard Bade, University of Queensland, Australia
Frederic Been, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
Tim Boogaerts, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Dan Burgard, University of Puget Sound, USA
Jeong-Eun Oh, Pusan National University, South Korea
Despo Fatta-Kassinos, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Ester Heath, Jǒzef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Miren Lopez de Alda, IDAEA-CSIC, Spain
Selda Mercan, Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa, Turkey
Christoph Ort, Eawag, Switzerland
Jose Benito Quintana, USC, Spain
Noelia Salgueiro – Gonzalez, Mario Negri, Italy
Thomas ter Laak, KWR, Netherlands
Pim de Voogt, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Foon Yin Lai, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

Organizing committee

Jose Antonio Baz Lomba, FHI, Norway
Lubertus Bijlsma, University Jaume I, Spain
Sara Castiglioni, Mario Negri, Italy
João Matias, EMCDDA, Portugal
Barbara Kasprzyk-Hordern, University of Bath, UK
Alexander van Nuijs, University of Antwerp, Belgium

Registration and abstracts

Call for abstracts: 10 April – 10 May 2024

Notification to authors: 15 June 2024

Registration starts: 20 June 2024

Registration Fee
180 euros standard fee.
100 euros students reduced fee.

Abstract template

Submit your abstract at: info@score-network.eu