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Late-breaking science abstract submission is closed.

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The meeting program will feature platform and poster sessions as well as breakout discussions and demonstration workshops.

Proposed Breakout Discussions and Workshops

  • Experimental approaches for maximizing chemical space coverage
  • Harmonization and assessment of approaches
  • Databases and libraries, digital data archives
  • Statistical treatment and prioritization of data
  • Cheminformatics and meta-data for nontarget analysis (demos)
  • Computational mass spectrometry (demos)
  • Quantification approaches in nontarget analysis
  • Linking nontarget analysis to biological effects
  • New developments in instrumentation

Participants can provide feedback on breakout and workshop topics when they register for the meeting.

Proposed Platform and Poster Sessions

  • Advances in Instrumentation and Approaches
  • Workflow and Software Advances
  • Method and Performance Evaluation
  • Applications to Human Exposure and Effects Assessment
  • Applications to Ecological Exposure and Effects Assessment
  • Process-oriented Studies in Natural and Engineered Systems
  • Applications to Regulatory Frameworks and Monitoring Programs
  • Poster Only: Other Topics in Nontarget Analysis

Abstract Submission Guidelines

  • Both platform and poster abstracts are being accepted
  • Abstracts will be featured online and as a downloadable .pdf file
  • All presenters must register for the meeting, pay applicable registration fees and attend the meeting
  • Submissions will be reviewed by the abstract review committee in February 2020, and you will be notified via email within two weeks of review regarding acceptance

Guidelines for Writing Abstracts

  • Submit abstract to a track and a session to which the subject matter is applicable
  • Use sentence case for your title. Please do NOT type the title in ALL CAPS
  • Spell out abbreviations and acronyms in the title
  • Keep abbreviations and acronyms to a minimum in the abstract and fully define at first reference
  • Do not include citations
  • Do not promote a commercial product, process or service
  • Write for your audience: session chairs and colleagues
  • Be clear and concise. Suggested outline:
    • Include one or two sentences on background
    • Identify the challenge, problem, question or purpose of the work
    • Explain how you plan to address the challenge
    • Describe methods or approach without getting into excessive detail
    • Report results or hypothesis as appropriate
    • Summarize main conclusions if research is complete
    • Note the relevance of the study: How findings advance the topic or how they can be applied
  • The body of the abstract should not exceed 2,500 characters (INCLUDING SPACES)

View sample abstract.

Instructions for Submitting Abstract

By submitting an abstract you are agreeing to abide by the SETAC code of conduct and understand that all presenters must pay for registration and attend the meeting.

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Meeting: SETAC North America Focused Topic Meeting: Nontarget Analysis for Environmental Assessment :: NTA FTM
Module: Submit an Abstract