Winter School on Contaminants of Emerging Concern and Disinfection By Products: Occurrence, Impact and Elimination

In the scope of projects BlueWWater, ALERT-PFAS, H2OforAll, and MAR2PROTECT, with the support of Rede NOR-WATER and ZeroPollution4Water Cluster, the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, University of Coimbra and NOVA School of Science and Technology of NOVA University Lisbon are organizing a Winter School on Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs) and Disinfection By-Products (DBPs): Occurrence, Impact and Elimination.

The Winter School event aims to present an overview of the current state of knowledge and the latest advances regarding the occurrence, impact, and elimination of Disinfection By-Products (DBPs), Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs), and microbial contamination to provide solutions face to risks in providing safe drinking water and alternative water sources for crops production.

The Winter School includes: (i) a section specifically devoted to PhD students (“Floor to Students”) where they will have the chance to present a poster communication, as well as to meet experts from the School; (ii) a workshop on Publishing Perspectives; (iii) workshop on European Directives on Drinking Water, Water Reuse and Urban Wastewater Treatment; (iv) lectures on Complementary Skills related to high-throughput methodologies for the determination of DBPs, CECs, microplastics, ARB and ARGs, environmental and health impacts and prevention measures and, technologies for control of DBPs, CECs, microplastics, ARB and ARGs; (v) workshop on Wastewater Treatment and Reuse; and (vi) a workshop on DBPs and Groundwater; (vii) networking Opportunities and Exhibition of water treatment related products and services.

Date: November 2024

Venue: World of Wine (WOW), Vila Nova de Gaia

Duration: Two Days (Monday and Tuesday)

Organizers: Faculty of Engineering University of Porto (FEUP); University of Coimbra (UC)

More information: buff.ly/3TpIjf6

Registration: https://conferences.chemistry.pt/register/winter.school.2024