Oral Contributions

Dr. Elena Ionescu (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Université de Technologie de Troyes, Institut Charles Delaunay, Laboratoire de Nanotechnologie et d’Instrumentation Optique, Troyes (France)
Title: Optical detection of water pollutants and their toxicity to living cells

Dr. Maria Visa (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Universitatea Transilvania din Brasov, Renewable Energy Systems and Recycling Department, Brasov (Romenia)
Title: Selective removal of lead ions Using Radiation Developed imprinted Polymeric hydrogels

Dr. Liu Zhengtao (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Key Laboratory for Ecology Effect & Risk Assessment of Chemicals, Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences, Beijing (China)
Study of environmental criteria of heavy metal Cr(VI), Pb and Cd in China

Dr. Laura Donato (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Institute on Membrane Tecnology (ITm-CNR), National Research Council, University of Calabria (Italy)
Title: Development of molecularly imprinted membranes able to selectively recognize toxic organic compounds

Dr. Luís Roca (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Universidad Autónoma Gabriel René Moreno, Instituto de Investigaciones de la Facultad de Ciencias Farmacéuticas y Bioquímicas (Bolivia)
Assesment of prenatal exposure to DDT and DDE of a bolivian population cohort

Dr. Sammy Verbruggen (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Sustainable Energy, Air & Water Technology, Department of Bioscience Engineering, Faculty of Science, University of Antwerp; Center for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis, Department of Microbial and Molecular Systems, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, KU Leuven (Belgium)
Title: Morphological engineering of thin film photocatalysts for air pollution abatement

Dr. Blazej Kudlak (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Politechnika Gdanska, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Gdansk (Poland)
Environmental threat posed by endocrine disruptors in water bodies receiving sewage from major Polish cities and their WWTPs

Dr. Jalal Pourahmad Jaktaji (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Dept. of Toxicology and Pharmacology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran (Iran)
Title: Toxicity of vanadium on isolated rat liver mitochondria: a new mechanistic approach

Dr. Eman Elsharkawy (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Assiut University (Egypt)
Title: The potential ameliorative effect of Tiron and ascorbic acid against mercury chloride neurotoxicity in rabbit

Dr. Maryam Dadar (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Center of Biology and Biotechnology Research, Chamran university, Ahvaz (Iran)
Title: Petrochemical companies cause bioaccumulation of heavy metals in aquatic organisms of contaminated regions: Threats and Solutions.

Dr. Aleksander Astel (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Pomeranian University, Environmental Chemistry Research Unit, Slupsk (Poland)
How to improve toxicological expertise of environmental compartments?

Dr. Katarzyna Bigus (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Pomeranian University, Environmental Chemistry Research Unit, Slupsk (Poland)
Evaluation of toxicity of mixtures of TCS, SLS and zinc by the use of Microtox® and Spirotox tests

Dr. Daniel Ocinski (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Industrial Chemistry, Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny we Wroclawiu, Wroclaw (Poland)
Chemical, thermal and physical modification of water treatment residuals and their use as an As(III) and As(V) sorbent

Dr. Catherine Branger (Confirmed)

Affiliation: MAPIEM Laboratory, Universite du Sud Toulon – Var, La Garde (France)
Title: Development of a new class of imprinted polymers for electrochemical sensing of organic pollutants

Dr. Véronique Lenoble (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Universite du Sud Toulon – Var, La Garde (France)
Title: Linking polymer science and environmental studies: development of new specific tools for trace metal analysis

Dr. David Stensel (Confirmed)

Affiliation: University of Washington Seattle, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Seattle (United States)
Important Factors affecting biodegradation of 17-a ethinylestradiol in wastewater treatment

Dr. Masaru Ihara (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University (Japan)
In vivo vitellogenin expression in male medaka induced by wastewater is determined by the balance between estrogenic and antiestrogenic activities

Dr. Vania Calisto (Confirmed)

Affiliation: CESAM and Department of Chemistry, Universidade de Aveiro (Portugal)
Application of waste-based adbsorbents for the removal of pharmaceuticals from contaminated water

Dr. José Paulo Santos (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Physical Department, New University of Lisbon (Portugal)
Title: Trace element profiling of hair in the neonate as a possible marker of maturity

Dr. Elisabete Oliveira Marques (Confirmed)

Affiliation: BIOSCOPE, UCIBIO-REQUIMTE, FCT- Univ. NOVA of Lisbon (Portugal)
Title: Detection of toxic Pb2+ and Hg2+ ions using fluorescent chemosensors and functionalized nanomaterials

Dr. Dorothee Berthomieu (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Institut Charles Gerhardt Montpellier, Institut Charles Gerhardt, Montpellier (France)
Title: Multiple adsorption of CO on Na-exchanged y faujasite: A DFT investigation

Dr. Zouhair Elouear (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Laboratory of Water Energy and Environment, National School of Engineers of Sfax (Tunisia)
Title: Evaluation of Different Amendments to Stabilize Cadmium, Zinc, and Copper in Contaminated Soil: Influence on Metal Leaching and Phytoavailability

Dr. Cristina Ariño (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Universitat de Barcelona, Departament de Química Analítica, Barcelona (Spain)
Title: Analysis of phytochelatins in plants stressed with mercury: some real examples

Dr. Antonio Mozeto (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Laboratório de Biogeoquímica Ambiental, Núcleo de Estudos, Diagnósticos e Intervenções Ambientais, São Paulo (Brazil)
Title: Source identification and potential ecological risks of organic (hydrocarbons) and inorganic (metals) contaminants in sediments of aquatic ecosystems: Case studies of Southeastern Brazil

Dr. Francisco Pena-Pereira (Confirmed)

Affiliation: University of Vigo (Spain)
Title: Alternative solvents to promote more sustainable analytical methodologies

Dr. Marco Fronzi (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Tyndall National Institute (Ireland)
Title: H2O and CH4 interaction with the stoichiometric and reduced CeO2 (111) surface: a first-principles investigation

Dr. Francesco Arena (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Rome (Italy)
Title: Abatement of industrial pollutants via the liquid phase wet air oxidation process (CWAO) using novel effective nanostructured oxide catalysts

Dr. Filiz Sanal (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Trakya Universitesi, Department of Biology, Edirne (Turkey)
Title: Effects of arsenate and arsenite on germination and some physiological attributes of barley hordeum vulgare L.

Dr. Krachai Naima (Confirmed)

Affiliation: University of Sciences and Technology of Oran Mohamed Boudiaf, Technology and Process Engineering (LSTGP), Oran (Algeria)
Title: Study of pollution of the west coast of Algeria

Dr. María Antonia López Antón (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Instituto Nacional del Carbón (CSIC), Oviedo (Spain)
Title: Regenerable sorbents for mercury capture in simulated coal combustion flue gas

Dr. Mert Guney (Confirmed)

Affiliation: IRME- Institut de recherche en Mines et Environnement / RIME- Research Institute on Mines and Environment,Civil, Geological, and Mining Engineering Dept, Montreal (Canada)
Title: Lung bioaccessibility of selected metals in particulate matter originating from soils and mine wastes

Dr. Hajime Kinoshita (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Materials Science &  Engineering, The University of Sheffield,Mappin Street, Sheffield, S1 3JD (United Kingdon)
Title: The effects of BaSO4 loading on OPC cementing system for encapsulation of BaSO4 scale from oil and gas industry

Dr. Cristina B. Castro (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Escola Superior de Biotecnologia – Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto (Portugal)
Title: Characterisation of pseudometallophytes growing in Pb/Zn mine tailings: looking for useful bacterial inoculants for application in phytoremediation of metal-contaminated sites

Dr. Nathalie Delaunay (Confirmed)

Affiliation: École supérieure de physique et de chimie industrielles de la Ville de Paris, París (France)
Title: Analysis of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in edible oils by capillary electrophoresis

Dr. Carmen Caballo (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Analytical Chemistry, Universidad de Cordoba (Spain)
Title: Restricted access supramolecular solvents in chiral environmental analysis

Dr. Carmela Conidi (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Institute on Membrane Technology, ITM-CNR, Rende (CS) (Italy)
Integrated processes for the recovery of valuable compounds from artichoke wastewaters

Dr. Florence Portet-Koltalo (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Laboratoire COBRA UMR CNRS 6014, University of Rouen. 55 rue Saint Germain, 27000 Evreux. France
Title: Biosurfactants as additives to increase PAHs release from soils or sediments and enhance remediation processes

Dr. Jack Gilron (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Dept. of Desalination and Water Treatment, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research (ZIWR), Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research (BIDR), Sede Boqer Campus, Israel
Perchlorate effect on ground water treatment using an ion exchange membrane bioreactor (IEMB)

Dr. Ainhoa Rubio Clemente (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Grupo de Diagnóstico y Control de la Contaminación (GDCON), Universidad de Antioquia-Colombia (Colombia)
Title: Rapid and sensitive determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons at trace levels in aqueous samples using RP-HPLC with a fluorescence detector

Dr. Haruna Amano (Confirmed)

Affiliation: School of Marine Biosciences, Kitasato University, Minami, Sagamihara (Japan)
2,2’-dipyridyldisufide, one of the metal pyrithione degradation products; toxicity to a marine fish and induction of notochord undulation and skeletal deformities

Dr. Vinicio Macías-Zamora  (Confirmed)

Affiliation: IIO-UABC (Mexico)
On the effects of the dispersant Corexit 9500 during the degradation process of n-alkanes and PAHs in marine sediments

Dr. Erika Kothe (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Friedrich-Schiller-Universtät Jena, Mikrobielle Kommunikation, Jena
Microbial consortia at a former uranium mining site and potentials for bioremediation

Dr. Emine Sayilgan  (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Suleyman Demirel University (Turkey)

Title:Treatment of textile dyeing wastewater by biomass of Lactobacillus: Lactobacillus 12 and Lactobacillus rhamnosus

Dr. Fabiana Arduini (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Chimiche, Università Di Roma “Tor Vergata”, Roma (Italy)

Title:Miniaturised electrochemical sensors for environmental pollutant detection

Dr.  Adrian Oehmen  (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Department of Chemistry, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon (Portugal)

Title:Stimulating antibiotic removal from wastewater through bioaugmentation

Dr.  Plamen Georgiev (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Department of Engineering Geoecology, University of Mining and Geology “St.Ivan Rilski”, Sofia (Bulgaria)

Title: Toxicity of a grey forest soil multi-contaminated with heavy metals by acid mine drainage before and after its in situ remediation

Dr.  Thomas Reichenauer(Confirmed)

Affiliation:AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Konrad-Lorenz, Tulln (Austria)

Title:Effects of rapeseed oil on the rhizodegradation of polyaromatic hydrocarbons in contaminated soil

Dr. Patrícia Ventura Garcia (Confirmed)

Affiliation:University of Azores, Ponta Delgada (Portugal)

Title:Chronic exposure to volcanogenic air pollution as cause of lung injury

Dr.  Paola Fermo (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Dipartimento di Chimica, Università degli Studi di Milano, Via Golgi 19, 20133 Milano(Italy)

Title:Toxic molecules in the aerosol particulate matter in Lombardy region (Northern Italy)

Dr. Kazuhiro Takagi (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Organochemicals Division, National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, 305-8604, Ibaraki (Japan)
Title: Novel metabolic pathways of chlorinated cyclodiene pesticide dieldrin by
Mucor racemosus strain DDF under aerobic conditions

Dr. Ileana Farcasanu  (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Universitatea din Bucuresti, Faculty of Chemistry, Bucuresti (Romenia)

Title:Calcium signaling and the response to heavy metal stress in Saccharomyces cerevisiae cells

Dr. Denis Bouyer (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Université de Montpellier CC 047 Placé Eugène Bataillon 34095 Montpellier Cedex 5 (France)
Title: Thermosensitive polymer Enhanced Filtration Process: a novel sorption process for heavy metals removal and recovery from industrial wastewaters

Dr.  Roger Saint-Fort (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Environmental Chemist Chair, Environmental Science Department Mount Royal University, Calgary (Italy)

Title:Effect of a water-based drilling waste on receiving soil properties and plants growth

Dr.  Joanna Augustynowicz (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Institute of Plant Biology and Biochemistry, University of Agriculture in Kraków (Poland)

Title:Callitriche: a brief story of unusual phytoremediation capabilities

Dr. Pawel Kaszycki (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Department of Biochemistry, Institute of Plant Biology and Biochemistry, University of Agriculture in Kraków (Poland)

Title:Chromate bioremediation mechanisms in prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms

Dr. Arabet Dallel (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Maître Assistant B, Laboratoire de Biotechnologie, Faculté des Sciences de la Nature et de la Vie, Université des Frères Mentouri, Constantine

Title:Effects of a sulfonylurea herbicide on the soil bacterial community

Dr. Veeranoot Nissapatorn  (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya (Malaysia)

Title:Parasites and Pollutants: Toward Safe Drinking Water in Southeast Asia

Dr.Yoshiharu Mitoma (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Department of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Science, Prefectural University of Hiroshima (Japan)

Title:Separation and immobilization of radioactive Cs in soil using nano-sized calcium dispersing

Dr.Annabel Dias Barrocas Fernandes (Confirmed)

Affiliation: FibEnTech Unit and Department of Chemistry, University of Beira Interior (Portugal)

Title:Electrochemical treatment of sanitary landfill leachates

Dr.Marc Demeter (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Microbial Biochemistry Laboratory, Biofilm Research Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary (Italy)

Title:Harnessing mixed species microbial communities for use in ex situ naphthenic acid and PAH bioremediation

Dr.Mohammad H. Al-Sayah (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Department of Biology, Chemistry & Environmental Sciences (BCE), American University of Sharjah, P.O.Box 26666, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Title:Remediation of Chromium-Polluted Soil by Phytoextraction: Factors and Conditions for Using Portulaca oleracea

Dr.Pilar Sandin España (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Instituto Nacional de Investigacion y Tecnologia Agraria y Alimentaria, DTEVPF – Unit of Plant Protection Products, Madrid (Spain)

Title:Qtof identification of phototransformation products of sethoxydim herbicide in water

Dr.Hyunok Choi (Confirmed)

Affiliation:University at Albany State University of New York, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Albany, United States

Title:Altered vulnerability to Asthma from Airborne Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Exposures in Children by CTLA4, XPC, and CYP2E1 Polymorphisms

Dr.Marcelo Henrique Sousa (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Faculdade de Ceilândia, Universidade de Brasília (Brazil)

Title:Fabrication of glycine-functionalized maghemite nanoparticles for magnetic removal of copper from wastewater

Dr.Dike Henry Ogbuagu (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Department of Environmental Technology, Federal University of Technology, PMB 1526, Owerri (Nigeria)

Title:Accumulation and recovery capacity of heavy metals in sand mine ponds of the Otamiri River in Owerri, Nigeria

Dr. Adam Postawa (Confirmed)

Affiliation:AGH University of Science and Technolog, Al Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Krakow (Poland)

Title:Impact of Zn-Pb mining in the Olkusz ore district on the Permian aquifer (SW Poland)

Dr.Araceli Tapia Valle (Confirmed)

Affiliation:University of Castilla La Mancha, Avenida Camilo Jose Cela s/n, Ciudad Real (Spain)

Title:Molecular characterization at the gas/particle interface of soot generated from a diesel engine fueled with conventional and alternative fuels using a titration method

Dr. Gaëlle Saladin (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Université de Limoges – Faculté des Sciences et Techniques
Laboratoire de Chimie des Substances Naturelles
123 avenue Albert Thomas
87060 Limoges Cedex

Title:Can hybrid larch be a relevant choice for cadmium phytoextraction?

Dr.Angela Volpe (Confirmed)

Affiliation:CNR (National Research Council)
Istituto di Ricerca Sulle Acque (Water Research Institute)
Viale F. De Blasio, 5
70132 Bari (Italy)

Title:Fingerprinting hydrocarbons in a contaminated soil from an Italian natural reserve and assessment of the performance of a low-impact bioremediation approach

Dr.María Balseiro Romero (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Universidade de Santiago de Compostela (Spain)

Title:Fuel volatile compounds mobility in soils in the presence of plant root exudates

Dr. Natthiya Sakulsak (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Department of Anatomy,Faculty of Medical Science,
Naresuan University, Phitsanulok,
Thailand 65000

Title:Essential Metal Transporters Expression and Morphological Appearance in Cadmium-accumulated Human Placenta

Dr.Anabela Rebelo (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente, IP – ARH Algarve (Portugal)

Title:Discharges, emissions and losses of dangerous and hazardous substances: Risk assessment for water resources

Dr. Asli Kaçar (Confirmed)

Affiliation:DEU, Institute of Marine Sciences and Technology, Haydar Aliyev Bul No: 100 Inciralti, Izmir (Turkey)

Title:Impact of Ship dismantling on heavy metal resistance in sediment bacteria (Aliaga, Turkey)

Dr.Sara García-Salgado (Confirmed)

Affiliation:School of Civil Engineering
Technical University of Madrid
28014 (Spain)

Title:Levels of toxic arsenic species in native terrestrial plants from soils polluted by former mining activities

Dr. Isabel Moreira (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro, Department of Chemistry, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)


Occurrence of PCBs and PBDEs in two dolphin species (T. truncatus and S. frontalis) from the Brazilian coast

Dr.Bülent Mertoglu (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Marmara University, Dept. of Bioengineering, Istanbul (Turkey)

Title:Nitrogen converters in wastewater treatment plants

Dr. Martin Novak (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Czech Geological Survey, Klarov 3, 118 21 Prague 1 (Czech Republic)

Title:Chromium isotope fractionations in the environment: Comparison between geogenic and anthropogenically polluted sites

Dr. Toshihiro Yoshihara (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry (Japan)

Title:The fate of radiocesium deposition on trees from the Fukushima accident: uptake and accumulation of radiocesium by trees

Dr. Chuan Chen (Confirmed)

Affiliation:School of Municipal and Environmental Engineering
Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150090 (China)

Title:The simultaneous biological removal of sulfur, nitrogen and carbon from industrial wastewaters: process, performance and modeling

Dr. Jia Qian Jiang (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Professor of Water and Environmental Engineering
School of Engineering and Built Environment
Glasgow Caledonian University
Glasgow G4 0BA
Scotland, UK

Title:An overview on the treatability of emerging micro pollutants by ferrate(VI) and resulting toxicity of the treated effluent

Dr. Marianne Stuart (Confirmed)

Affiliation:British Geological Survey
Maclean Building
Crowmarsh Gifford
OX10 8BB

Title:Emerging organic contaminants in groundwater in urban areas

Dr. Yukari Kuga (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Graduate school of iintegrated arts and sciences, Hiroshima University, Japan

Title:Cellular imaging of cadmium in resin sections of arbuscular mycorrhizas using synchrotron micro X-ray fluorescence

Dr. Anca Duta (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Universitatea Transilvania din Brasov, Renewable Energy Systems and Recycling Department, Brasov (Romenia)

Title:Synergistic design of photocatalytic materials and processes

Dr. Abul Mandal (Confirmed)

Affiliation:System Biology Research Center
School of Bioscience, University of Skövde
P. O. Box 408, SE-541 28 Skövde (Sweden)

Title:An eco-friendly approach for bioremediation of arsenics from contaminated water to protect human health and the environment

Dr. Mariana Neamtu (Confirmed)

Affiliation:Alexandru I. Cuza” University, Carol I Blvd. 11, 700506 Iasi, Romania

Title:Characterization and application of Green Fenton-like catalysts for the removal of water pollutants

Dr. Ilaria Guagliardi(Confirmed)

Affiliation: National Research Council of Italy, Institute for Agricultural and Forest Systems in the Mediterranean (ISAFOM), Via Cavour 4-6, 87036 Rende, Cosenza, Italy
Title: Multivariate and geostatistical methods in urban soil geochemistry

Dr. Aaron Joseph Villaraza (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Institute of Chemistry, College of Science
University of the Philippines – Diliman
Quezon City, Metro Manila 1101
Title: Principles and Colourimetric Methods to Measure Gd3+ in Solution and its Complex Formation

Dr. Carmen Paz Suárez Araujo(Confirmed)

Affiliation: Instituto Universitario de Ciencias y Tecnologías Cibernéticas, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Campus
Universitario de Tafira s/n, 35017 Las Palmas de GC, Islas Canarias
Title: Intelligent Systems for the Analysis of Environmental Pollutants

Dr. Kishore Kumar Kadimpati (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Mallareddy College of Pharmacy, 500100, Hyderabad , India
Title: Design of PVA–SA–nZnO–Jania rubens (red algae), a hybrid nano bio-matrix for
removal of lead: Characterization, kinetic and thermodynamic studies

Dr. Lidia Favier(Confirmed)

Affiliation: Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Rennes (France)
Title: A new analytical approach for the accurate screening of chlorophenols in water samples