Scientific program

ISEAC-41 will consist of plenary sessions, covering relevant topics spanning multiple disciplines, as well as parallel sessions dedicated to environmental chemistry and food.

Plenary sessions

Sampling strategies and on-site detection

  • Novel sampling approaches and harmonisation
  • Lab-to-the sample/on-site monitoring 
  • Green and sustainable alternatives

Suspect and non-target screening

  • Measurement strategies & techniques
  • Data mining  and in silico tools 
  • From annotation to identification

Effect directed analysis and in vitro assays for mixture assessment

  • NAMs
  • High throughput approaches
  • Metabolomics

Risk assessment and modelling

  • Environmental risk assessment
  • Human biomonitoring
  • Human risk assessment

Parallel sessions – Environmental Chemistry

Toxic chemicals, metabolites and transformation products

  • Persistent and mobile toxic chemicals
  • (Semi)Volatile organic compounds
  • Inorganic analysis and speciation
  • Source identification

Micro/nano plastics analysis

  • Qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • Environmental and biological samples
  • Recycling and circular economy

Wastewater-based epidemiology

  • Sewage surveillance applications with a focus on chemicals (e.g., PPCPs, env. contaminants)
  • Data mining strategies

Parallel sessions – Food

Food fraud & authenticity

  • geographical origin and PDO 
  • organic and conventional production
  • food supplements
  • GMO

Environmental contaminants & residues in food

  • POPs, heavy metals & speciation
  • Natural toxins
  • Residues of pesticides, biocides and veterinary drugs
  • Food safety challenges of novel ingredients and circular economy

Food contact materials and processing contaminants

  • NIAS
  • micro plastics & nano particles
  • heat-induced contaminants

Tentative programme