Natural Toxins: Environmental Fate and Safe Water Supply - 10th-12th June 2020

Scope and Description

Natural toxins can pose varying degrees of risk towards ecosystems and even human health. “Natural Toxins: Environmental Fate and Safe Water Supply” is the first international conference focusing solely on the topic of natural compounds affecting the quality of our water resources and drinking water. The conference provides a unique platform to present latest findings in plenum and develop new ideas among experts and young researchers, setting the direction for future research in this rapidly evolving field and help guide water legislation.


  • Emerging compounds and sources of natural toxins
  • Analysisof natural toxins, Sampling, and monitoring to determine exposure
  • Physicochemical properties, environmental distribution, and fate
  • Toxicity to aquatic/terrestrial organisms and humans
  • Risk assessment, removal, and management of natural toxins in (drinking) water

Important dates:

  • March 15, 2020:
         Confirmation of acceptance
  • April 3, 2020:
         End of Early-Bird registration (discounted)
  • May 15, 2020:
         End of registration
  • Tue 9th June 2020:
         Training course for young researchers (limited spaces available)
  • Wed 10th - Fri 12th June 2020:
         Conference “Natural Toxins: Environmental Fate and Safe Water Supply”


































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Photo credits: Vaidotas Kisielius (ESR 7), Carina Schönsee (ESR9), Klára Hilscherová (RECETOX) and Dana Kolpin (USGS)