LEADERS & PEOPLE 2020 Virtual Symposium, August 31 – September 1

Symposium Program Book

Please download our symposium program: LEADERS & PEOPLE 2020_Program book_final for website

Dear Colleagues,

We cordially invite you to join the LEADERS & PEOPLE 2020 Virtual Symposium: Water Management in a Changing Climate, Aug 31st – Sep 1st. This is a joint virtual symposium co-hosted by the Network on Persistent, Emerging, and Organic PoLlution in the Environment (PEOPLE Network) and The LEaders in wAter anD watERshed Sustainability (the LEADERS Program) for Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) training. Please see the attached agenda with the student presentation schedule. A final program with details on Zoom links to the various sessions will be circulated before the symposium.

Please register before August 29 via the following link:


Finally, we encourage you to promote this in your research group and via your professional connections.

Thank you and look forward to seeing you in the symposium!

Click Here for the symposium agenda.

Call for abstract

We warmly invited all highly qualified personnel (HQP) of the PEOPLE CREATE Program to participate in the LEADERS & PEOPLE 2020 Virtual Symposium: Water Management in a Changing Climate, August 31-September 1. The symposium is jointly hosted with the LEaders in wAter anD watERshed Sustainability (the LEADERS Program; https://www.queensu.ca/leaders-create/home), another NSERC CREATE program led by Queen’s University. All current and prospective students and postdoc fellows under the PEOPLE CREATE program are highly recommended to present their research related to (but not limited to) the following topics:
  • Persistent, emerging, and oil pollutants (PEOPs) monitoring, analysis, fate, and transport
  • PEOPs prevention, treatment, and remediation
  • Ecological impact, toxicological analysis, and risk management
  • Community health effects and technology transfer
Please submit your abstract through the following link by Friday, August 7th, 2020 (https://forms.gle/QnL5uooJSmYzo2mm9). If you have problems with submitting your abstract, please email PeopleNetwork@mun.ca.
We look forward to your submissions and welcoming you to the LEADERS & PEOPLE 2020!

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