Call for Abstracts INEF 2018 June 25-27 Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
This year, for its annual conference, the International Network of Environmental Forensics will be heading to Salt Lake City and the University of Utah. To register at the conference please click here and follow the registration instructions.
Salt Lake is located at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains and is within a day's drive of number of National Parks, including Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.
The conference venue will be the University Guest House and Conference Center at the University of Utah. Located within the Fort Douglas part of campus, the primary venue will be the historic Fort Douglas Officers Club, which was built in 1875 as part of a small, U.S. Civil War era Army post. This area of campus also served as the Olympic Village for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, after which it became part of the University campus. To book your accommodation please click here and follow the instructions given.
Our Chairman, Research Associate Professor Dr. Glenn Johnson, has been at the Energy & Geoscience Institute at the University of Utah since 1995, where his research focuses on multivariate statistical methods and sources, fate and transport of PCBs, dioxins and furans.
Ellen Griffith Spears (Ph.D., Emory University) is an associate professor in the interdisciplinary New College and the Department of American Studies at the University of Alabama. Her research is broadly interdisciplinary, combining environmental history with studies of science, technology, and public health.
For a more detailed biography of our plenary speakers please click here.
Interested in presenting at our conference?
The following guidelines will assist you in the preparation of a successful abstract. Submissions should be written from a strong technical background and should clearly demonstrate a familiarity with the related work and field. A template to assist you prepare your abstract is available here. Abstracts should be no longer than one A4 page in portrait layout. The title of the abstract should be as concise as possible and co-authors and affiliations listed. The use of figures, graphs and schemes is recommended where this aids the understanding of the text. If you are student and would like to be considered for the Student Presentation awards, please indicate so in your email transmission, with your abstract.
Please send abstracts as an MS Word email attachment to Dr. Glenn Johnson (email@example.com) before March 26, 2018. Include in your correspondence the full address and contact details of the main author and the presenting author and indicate whether you are submitting an oral or a poster presentation. Authors will be notified by April 30th, 2018. Accepted submissions will be invited to produce a final paper which will be peer-reviewed and published in the Royal Society of Chemistry journal: Journal of Environmental Protection. The deadline for submission of final papers will be November 15, 2018. Guidelines for production of the final paper will be provided along with notification of submission success.
Student and Early Career Researcher Travel Grants If you are a student or early career researcher you may be eligible to apply for an RSC travel grant to attend this conference. The application process can be found here. Please note that any application must go through the Environment, Sustainability and Energy Division of the RSC.