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12th International Conference on Environmental Toxicology and Ecological Risk Assessment, will be organized around the theme “Multidisciplinary Approaches to Solve Environmental Toxicity Risks”
Environmental Toxicology 2017 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in Environmental Toxicology 2017
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Environmental Toxicology is concerned with the study of chemicals that contaminate food, water, soil, or the atmosphere. It also deals with toxic materials that enter bodies of waters such as lakes, streams, rivers, and oceans. These sub-discipline talks about the question of how various plants, animals, and humans are affected by exposure to toxic substances.
- Track 1-1Environmental toxicity and mechanism
- Track 1-2Environmental toxicity testing
- Track 1-3Environmental and analytical toxicology
- Track 1-4Environmental contamination and toxicology
- Track 1-5Toxicology and environmental health
- Track 1-6Hazardous chemical substances
- Track 1-7Environmental toxicants and stressors
Ecotoxicology is the part of environmental science that melds the fields of ecology and toxicology. Major issues addressed by ecotoxicological studies include chemical element transport (that is, their movement in the environment), fate (for example, biotransformation), and influence (examples include lethality, endocrine disruption and bioaccumulation) within ecological systems. Biomonitoring is a significant tool in ecotoxicology for humans as well as wildlife.
- Track 2-1Ecology and environment
- Track 2-2Ecosystem ecology
- Track 2-3Ecosystem science and toxicology
- Track 2-4Ecotoxicity testing
- Track 2-5Chemical toxicity
- Track 2-6Insect ecology and pest management
Occupational Toxicology is involved with health effects from exposure to chemicals in the workplace. This field grew out of a need to save workers from toxic substances and to make their work environment safe. Occupational diseases influenced by industrial chemicals account for a large number of death, and new cases of illness each year all over the world.
- Track 3-1Occupational biohazard wastes
- Track 3-2Occupational disease and prevention
- Track 3-3Occupational allergies
- Track 3-4Occupational therapy
- Track 3-5Occupational and environmental medicine
- Track 3-6 Toxicology of metals
- Track 3-7Occupational health and safety
Food Toxicology is involved in serving a safe and edible supply of food to the consumer. During processing, a number of substances may be mixed to food to make it look, taste, or smell better. Fats, oils, sugars, starches and other substances may be added to change the flavour and taste of food. All of these additives are studied to determine if and at what quantity, they may produce adverse effects. A second area of interest includes food allergies. Almost 30% of the American societies have some food allergy. For example, many people have trouble digesting milk, and are lactose intolerant. In addition, toxic elements such as pesticides may be applied to a food crop in the field, while lead, arsenic, and cadmium are naturally exist in soil and water, and may be absorbed by plants. Toxicologists must determine the acceptable daily intake level for those substances.
- Track 4-1Food chemisty and toxicology
- Track 4-2Pesticide chemistry and toxicology
- Track 4-3Genetically modified food
- Track 4-4Food and Cosmetic Toxicology
- Track 4-5Food additives & contaminants
- Track 4-6Food allergy
- Track 4-7Food safety assessment
Medical Toxicology is a medical subspecialty converging on the diagnosis, management and prevention of poisoning and other adverse health issues due to medications, occupational and environmental toxins, and biological agents. Medical Toxicology is officially known as a medical subspecialty by the American Board of Medical Specialties.
- Track 5-1Clinical toxicology
- Track 5-2Drug toxicology
- Track 5-3Forensic toxicology
- Track 5-4Reproductive Toxicology
- Track 5-5Veterinary toxicology
- Track 5-6Regulatory toxicology
Global warming is the gradual heating of Earth's surface, oceans and atmosphere. Scientific consideration of global warming is increasing. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reported in 2014 that scientists were more than 95% confident that global warming is being caused mostly by increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases and other common (anthropogenic) activities.
- Track 6-1Effects of global warming
- Track 6-2Effects of climate change
- Track 6-3Ozone depletion
- Track 6-4Greenhouse effect
- Track 6-5Scientific understanding of global warming
- Track 6-6Climate change and climate science
Pollutants ranging from simple inorganic ions to compound organic molecules. The water pollutants are all divided up into many classes. Every class of pollutants has its own specific ways of entering the environment and its own specific risks. All classes have major pollutants in it that are known to many people, because of the various health effects.
- Track 7-1Environmental studies and environmental engineering
- Track 7-2Ecological sanitation
- Track 7-3Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
- Track 7-4global environmental change
- Track 7-5Natural resource management
- Track 7-6Biodiversity and sustainable development
- Track 7-7Earth and atmospheric science
Environmental chemistry treaties with the study of the origin, transport, reactions, effects and fates of chemical species in the environment. These impacts may be felt on a native scale, through the presence of urban air toxins or toxic substances arising from an organic waste site, or on a global scale, through depletion of stratospheric ozone or global warming. The emphasis in our courses and research actions is upon developing a major understanding of the nature of these chemical methods, so that mankind's activities can be precisely evaluated
- Track 8-1Soil chemistry and soil pollution
- Track 8-2Atmospheric chemistry and air pollution
- Track 8-3Aquatic chemistry and water pollution
- Track 8-4Chemical oxygen demand
- Track 8-5Biological oxygen demand
- Track 8-6Bio mineralogy
In aquatic toxicology, test animals are poikilothermic, i.e., they are cold-blooded; their body temperature is variable and usually rely on environmental temperature; thus toxicity may not be sufficiently predictable. In mammalian toxicology, the ‘dose’ of a test chemical can be calculated directly and accurately, and administered by a number of routes. But in aquatic toxicology, the ‘dose’ is identified only in terms of the concentration of the chemical in water and the dimension of exposure to it; the actual ‘absorbed dose’ is sometimes determined experimentally using bio-concentration and metabolic studies.
- Track 9-1Aquatic ecology
- Track 9-2Aquatic chemistry and toxicology
- Track 9-3Aquatic toxicity testing
- Track 9-4Hazardous aquatic contaminants
- Track 9-5Aquatic organism growth inhibitor
- Track 9-6Water quality management
The Economic toxicology deals with the use and threats involved in the use of food additives in food preservation and processing, man-made fertilizers and pesticides in advanced agriculture. Poisoning, accidental or occupational, which is so common in the use of man-made pesticides and the contamination of food stuffs by these toxic chemicals are areas of interest in economic toxicology.
- Track 10-1Foodborne illness
- Track 10-2Genetically modified food
- Track 10-3Genetic toxicity
- Track 10-4Toxicity of pesticides
- Track 10-5Local or systemic toxicity
- Track 10-6Acute and chronic toxicity
- Track 10-7Molecular toxicology
Risk assessment generally deals with identification of hazards, analyzing and evaluating the risks associated. The appropriate ways to reduce or to control the hazards is also studied. The General Approaches to Risk assessment involves techniques help in creating awareness about the different potential hazards, identifying the people who pose the major risk because of the biohazards; formulate the control measures and prioritizing the hazards and control measures. The methods of hazard control can be mainly considered under Elimination which also includes substitution, Environmental Engineering controls, administrative controls and specific protective equipment. Risk Assessment involves a lot of documentation such as hazard review, threats associated with the hazards, control measures implemented accordingly.
- Track 11-1 Environmental risk assessment
- Track 11-2General approaches to risk assessment
- Track 11-3Chemical and biological risk assessment
- Track 11-4Food safety and risk assessment
- Track 11-5Environmental monitoring and assessment
- Track 11-6Ecological risk and impact assessment
- Track 11-7Risk analysis
- Track 11-8Industrial risk assessment
In most developed countries, domestic waste disposal is funded from a national or local tax which may be related to income, or notional house value. Commercial and industrial waste disposal is typically charged for as a commercial service, often as an integrated charge which includes disposal costs. This practice may encourage disposal contractors to opt for the cheapest disposal option such as landfill rather than the environmentally best solution such as re-use and recycling. In some areas such as Taipei, the city government charges its households and industries for the volume of rubbish they produce. Waste will only be collected by the city council if waste is disposed in government issued rubbish bags. This policy has successfully reduced the amount of waste the city produces and increased the recycling rate.
- Track 12-1Types of waste management
- Track 12-2Types of wastes
- Track 12-3Principles of waste management
- Track 12-4Recycling and reuse
- Track 12-5Resource efficiency
- Track 12-6International waste movement
Environmental health express all the physical, chemical, and biological factors external to a person, and all the related issues impacting behaviours. It is directed towards preventing disease and creating health-supportive environments. A safe place to work is the vital element of environmental safety.
- Track 13-1Mental health
- Track 13-2Public health
- Track 13-3Health Policy and Management
- Track 13-4Sustainable development goals
- Track 13-5Traffic safety
- Track 13-6Community health and safety
- Track 13-7Environmental safety and management