Events

Jan
29
Wed
Ottawa Pub Night @ Clock Tower Brew Pub,
Jan 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for an engaging talk, good eats and fine brew at the first Ottawa Pub Night of 2020. Dr. Morris will discuss his research on the effects of contaminants and climate change on Hudson Bay polar bears. Socializing, food and drink orders begin at 5:00 pm, the talk begins at 6:00 pm.

Title: Contaminants, Climate Change and Time: Observations on Hudson Bay Polar Bears, a Priority Species in a Changing Ecosystem

Speaker: Dr. Adam Morris, Crown-Indigenous Relations & Northern Affairs Canada

When: Wednesday January 29 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

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

Cost: $1 members, $3 non-members

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Feb
18
Tue
Fostering Diversity and Inclusion: Barriers and Allies (Southern Ontario) @ Emma’s Back Porch
Feb 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fostering Diversity and Inclusion: Barriers and Allies (Southern Ontario) @ Emma’s Back Porch
 

In celebration of the International Day of Girls and Women in Science, join us at Emma’s Back Porch on Tuesday, February 18, for a discussion/workshop with guest speaker Dr. Miriam Diamond, Professor at the University of Toronto.

Title: Fostering Diversity and Inclusion: Barriers & Allies

Who: L-SETAC community, colleagues and friends

Guest Speaker: Dr. Miriam Diamond, Professor, University of Toronto

What: Discussion/Workshop on Barriers to Diversity and Inclusion and the role of Allies

Where: Emma’s Back Porch, 2084 Old Lakeshore Road, Burlington, Doors open at 6 pm, Event at 7 pm.

We hope to build this event around questions, topics and stories provided by the L-SETAC community. Please submit your stories/topics/questions through our website at https://laurentiansetac.ca/contact-us/ by Sunday February 9th at midnight! If you want to remain anonymous, use info@laurentiansetac.ca as your contact email address.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Laurentian SETAC Diversity in Science Committee

Feb
26
Wed
Fostering Inclusivity in Science and Engineering – Feb 26 – Ottawa @ Tap Room, Clock Tower Brew Pub (regrettably accessible by stairs only)
Feb 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jun
4
Thu
Save the Date! LSETAC 25th AGM & Short Course June 4-5, 2020 in Burlington @ Canada Centre for Inland Waters (CCIW)
Jun 4 – Jun 5 all-day

Laurentian SETAC’s  25th Annual General Meeting & Conference

In-tox-icating Science Communication: from research silos to community science and outreach 

June 5, 2020 | Canada Centre for Inland Waters | Burlington, ON

Save the date for the Laurentian SETAC Annual General Meeting and Short Course!

Greetings Laurentian SETAC,

This is a friendly notice to mark your calendars for the Laurentian SETAC 25th Annual General Meeting and Conference on June 5, 2020, and the corresponding Short Course on June 4, 2020. Both events will be held at the Canada Centre for Inland Waters in Burlington, Ontario. The Laurentian SETAC AGM is a great opportunity to present new research and network with colleagues working in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry fields throughout Ontario. This year’s thrilling short course hosted by Dr. Brittney G. Borowiec will offer the opportunity to dive into science communication. Join us for a half-day session or complete both parts over the course of a day.

For more information contact us:
Laurentian Chapter of SETAC
email: info@laurentiansetac.ca
website: www.laurentiansetac.ca

Jun
17
Wed
Laurentian SETAC Pub Night – Virtual – June 17 @ ONLINE via Zoom! Meeting ID: 443 480 4987
Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Laurentian SETAC Pub Night - Virtual - June 17 @ ONLINE via Zoom! Meeting ID: 443 480 4987

Greetings Laurentian SETAC,

Our first Virtual Southern Ontario Pub Night will be Wednesday, June 17, 2020. Join us for an engaging talk via Zoom and enjoy some delicious food, cozy atmosphere, and fine brew from the comfort of your own home!

Title: The effects of paternal exposure to pharmaceuticals on offspring reproductive health in zebrafish

Speaker: Dr. Shumaila Fraz, McMaster University

When: Wednesday, June 17th 2020, 7:00-8:30 pm

Where: ONLINE via Zoom! Meeting ID: 443 480 4987

Cost: Free!

For more details please see attached poster.

Please RSVP to Trudy Watson-Leung to get the password: (Trudy.WatsonLeung@ontario.ca)

We look forward to seeing you there!

Laurentian SETAC Pub Night Committee

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Sep
9
Wed
Student Virtual Event @ ONLINE via Zoom! (RSVP to receive meeting link)
Sep 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Student Virtual Event @ ONLINE via Zoom! (RSVP to receive meeting link)

Greetings Laurentian SETAC,

Join us for our first L-SETAC Virtual Student Event!

This year, our Best Presentation Awards are going virtual! The top two presenters will win a free registration to the SETAC North America Virtual Meeting (SCICON2, formerly known as SETAC NA, Fort Worth, TEXAS), and a one year SETAC NA student membership.

When: Wednesday, September 9th, 2020, 6:30-8:15 pm EST

Where: ONLINE via Zoom!

Cost: Free! But please consider donating to the Laurentian SETAC student fund.

RSVP: Please RSVP to gillianmanning@gmail.com to receive the meeting link and password.

 

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Oct
28
Wed
Laurentian SETAC Ontario Pub Night- Wednesday October 28 @ Please complete the RSVP form to receive the meeting link
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Laurentian SETAC Ontario Pub Night- Wednesday October 28 @ Please complete the RSVP form to receive the meeting link

Subject: Laurentian SETAC Ontario Pub Night- Wednesday October 28

Greetings Laurentian SETAC,

Join us for an engaging talk from the comforts of your own home at our next Virtual Ontario Pub Night. Dr. Vera-Chang will discuss transgenerational effects of Prozac on male zebrafish. Join us at 6 PM to socialize with L-SETAC members and friends from across Ontario and beyond.  The talk begins at 6:30 PM.

 

Title: Transgenerational hypocortisolism and behavioural disruption induced by the antidepressant fluoxetine in male zebrafish Danio rerio

Speaker: Dr. Marilyn Vera-Chang, Postdoctoral Fellow, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories & Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

When: Wednesday October 28 from 6:00 to 7:30 PM

 

Zoom meeting:  Please complete the RSVP form to receive the meeting link

Cost:  Pay what you want to support future student awards ($2 members, $4 non members or an amount of your choosing)

Please see abstract and speaker biography for more information. We look forward to seeing you there.

Laurentian SETAC Pub Night Committee

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