Meeting Program

Meeting Chairs: Mark S. Johnson, Army Public Health Center, USA; Bob Buck, The Chemours Company, USA; Ian Cousins, Stockholm University, Sweden; and Christopher Weis, National Institute for Environmental Studies, USA
Time Title Speakers
8:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m.–8:45 a.m. Welcome and Logistics SETAC
8:45 a.m.–9:00 a.m. Welcome and Day Overview Mark Johnson, USA Army Public Health Center
9:00 a.m.–9:15 a.m. Opening Keynote Linda S. Birnbaum, NIEHS and NTP

Environmental Sources, Chemistry, Fate and Transport

Session Chairs: Jennifer Guelfo, Texas Tech University, USA; Steve Korzeniowski, American Chemistry Council, USA; and Marc Mills, Environmental Protection Agency, USA
9:20 a.m.–9:40 a.m. 1 PFAS in the Environment: Key Challenges and Strategies for Source-Pathway Evaluation and Prioritization Jennifer Guelfo, Texas Tech University, USA
9:40 a.m.–10:00 a.m. 2 Analytical Techniques for Detecting and Measuring PFAS Marc Mills, Environmental Protection Agency, USA
10:00 a.m.–10:20 a.m. 3 PFAS Source-Zones: How to Define Source-Strength? Hunter Anderson, Department of Defense, USA
10:20 p.m.–11:00 a.m. Poster Break
11:00 a.m.–11:20 a.m. 4 Identification of PFAS in the Environment Mark Strynar, Environmental Protection Agency, USA
11:20 a.m.–11:40 p.m. 5 Addressing Long-term Transformation of PFAS Precursors in the Environment Linda Lee, Purdue University, USA
11:40 p.m.–12:00 p.m. 6 Toward a Systematic Characterization and Categorization of PFAS Zhanyun Wang , ETH Zürich
12:00 p.m.–12:20 p.m. 7 Classification and Grouping of PFAS for Environmental Risk Assessment Jason Conder, Geosyntech, USA
12:20 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Lunch

Exposure Assessment

Session Chair: Amila DeSilva, Environment and Climate Change Canada; Shoji F. Nakayama, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan; and Elsie Sunderland, Harvard University, USA
2:00 p.m.–2:20 p.m. 8 From Emission Inventories to the Environment: Prospects for Estimating Exposures to PFAS at the Global Scale James Armitage, University of Toronto, Canada
2:20 p.m.–2:40 p.m. 9 Human Exposure to PFAS in Drinking Water: Knowledge Gaps and Where Do We Go from Here Cindy Hu, Mathematica Policy Research, USA
2:40 p.m.–3:00 p.m. 10 Dietary Exposures to PFAS Tom Webster, Boston University, USA
3:00 p.m.–3:20 p.m. 11 Indoor Environmental Exposure to PFAS Anna Kärrman, Örebro University, Sweden
3:20 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Poster Break
4:00 p.m.–4:20 p.m. 12 PFAS Exposures to Humans and Wildlife at Contaminated Sites Tom Bruton, Green Science Policy, USA
4:20 p.m.–4:40 p.m. 13 Methods for Assessing Total Exposure to PFAS Mei Sun and Detlef Knappe, University of North Carolina, USA
4:40 p.m.–5:00 p.m. 14 A Chemical-Activity–Based Approach for Assessing the Bioaccumulation Potential of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances Barry Kelly, Meta Analytical Research and Consulting, Canada
5:00 p.m.–5:20 p.m. 15 PFAS Toxicokinetics: From External Exposure to Unique Internal Distributions Carla Ng, University of Pittsburgh, USA
5:20 p.m.–7:30 p.m. Poster Social
Time Title Speakers
8:30 a.m.–8:40 a.m. Daily Overview Mark Johnson, USA Army Public Health Center

Ecological Toxicity

Session Chairs: Gary Ankley, Environmental Protection Agency, USA; Roman Lanno, Ohio State University, USA; and Bradley Sample, Ecological Risk, Inc., USA
8:40 a.m.–9:00 a.m. 16 Overview of Ecotoxicity of PFAS Brad Sample, Ecological Risk Inc., USA
9:00 a.m.–9:20 a.m. 17 PFAS as Novel Materials: Challenges in Toxicity Testing Roman Lanno, Ohio State, USA
9:20 a.m.–9:40 a.m. 18 Toxicity of PFAS to Invertebrates in Laboratory and Field Studies: Conventional and Emergent Toxicity Effects Sara Valsecchi, IRSA-CNR
9:40 a.m.–10:00 a.m. 19 Toxicity of PFAS in Fish Marisol Sepulveda, Purdue University, USA
10:00 a.m.–10:20 a.m. 20 A Current Perspective on the Acute and Chronic Effects of PFAS to Birds, Mammals and Reptiles John Newsted, Ramboll, USA
10:20 a.m.–11:00 a.m. Poster Break
11:00 a.m.–11:20 a.m. 21 The Aquatic Toxicology of PFAS: What Has Been Learned from the Development of Water Quality Guidelines in Australia? Anupama Kumar, CSIRO, Australia
11:20 a.m.–11:40 a.m. 22 A Canadian Perspective on Evaluating Ecological Hazards and Thresholds for PFAS Magali Houde, Environment and Climate Change Canada
11:40 a.m.–12:00 p.m. 23 PFAS in the Environment: A Survey of Occurrence, Relevant Concentrations and Observed Effects Chris Salice, Towson Univeristy
12:00 p.m.–12:20 p.m. 24 Pathway-Based Predictive Approaches for Assessing the Ecological Effects of PFAS Gary Ankley, Environmental Protection Agency, USA
12:20 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Lunch

Human Toxicity

Session Chair: Alan Boobis, Imperial College of London, UK; Stephen Roberts, University of Florida, USA; and James S. Smith, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center, USA
2:00 p.m.–2:20 p.m. Overview of Human Health Concerns Related to Exposure to PFAS Stephen Roberts, University of Florida
2:20 p.m.–2:40 p.m. 25 Challenges in Understanding the Dose–Effect Changes in Serum Lipids in Laboratory Animals and Humans with Exposure to PFOA and PFOS Sue Chang, 3M, USA
2:40 p.m.–3:00 p.m. 26 Immunotoxicological Findings of PFAS: Consistency of Effects Between Humans and Rodent Models Jamie DeWitt, East Carolina University, USA
3:00 p.m.–3:20 p.m. 27 Snapshot of Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity of PFAS Chris Lau, Environmental Protection Agency, USA
3:20 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Poster Break
4:00 p.m.–4:20 p.m. 28 Human Health Outcomes of Perfluoroalkyl Acid Exposure: Physiology and Toxicology Inform the Epidemiology Findings Alan Ducatman, West Virginia University, USA
4:20 p.m.–4:40 p.m. 29 Integrating Molecular and Toxicokinetic Models for Insight into the Fate and Effects of Diverse PFAS Carla Ng, University of Pittsburgh, USA
4:40 p.m.–5:00 p.m. 30 Toxicity and Toxicokinetic Testing and Screening of PFAS Mike DeVito, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, USA
5:00 p.m.–5:20 p.m. 31 A Chemical Category-Based Approach for Selecting and Screening PFAS for Toxicity and Toxicokinetic Testing Rusty Thomas, Environmental Protection Agency, USA
5:20 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Poster Social
Time Title Speakers
8:30 a.m.–8:40 a.m. Daily Overview Mark Johnson, USA Army Public Health Center

Risk Characterization

Session Chairs: Michael Dourson, Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment, USA; Andrea Hinwood, Environment Protection Authority – Victoria, Australia; Thorhallur Halldorsson, University of Iceland
8:40 a.m.–8:50 a.m. Introduction and Welcome Thorhallur Halldorsson, University of Iceland
8:50 a.m.–9:20 a.m. 32 Human Health Risk Characterization: A North American Perspective Michael Dourson, Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment, USA
9:20 a.m.–9:50 a.m. 33 Human Health Risk Characterization: An Australian Perspective Andrea Hinwood, Environmental Protection Authority, Australia
9:50 a.m.–10:20 a.m. 34 Human Health Risk Characterization: A European Perspective Thorhallur Halldorsson, University of Iceland
10:20 a.m.–11:00 a.m. Poster Break
11:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m. 35 Human Health Risk Characterization: A States Perspective Gloria Post, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, USA
11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. 36 An Ecological Perspective: Assessment Challenges and Data Gaps for Short-Chain (C4 – C7) PFCAs/PFSAs and Long-Chain (C9 – C20) PFSA Jessy Kurias, Environment and Climate Change Canada
12:00 p.m.–12:30 p.m. 37 Development of Canadian Environmental Quality Guidelines for Perfluorinated Substances Philippa Cureton, Environment and Climate Change Canada
12:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Lunch

Breakout Groups

2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Breakout Groups
3:20 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Poster Break
5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Poster Social

Breakout Group Chairs

Chemistry Exposure
Jennifer Guelfo, Texas Tech University, USA
Steve Korzeniowski, American Chemistry Council, USA
Marc Mills, Environmental Protection Agency, USA
Amila DeSilva, Environment and Climate Change Canada
Shoji F. Nakayama, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan
Elsie Sunderland, Harvard University, USA
Ecotoxicology Human Toxicology
Gary Ankley, Environmental Protection Agency, USA
Roman Lanno, Ohio State University, USA
Bradley Sample, EcoRisk, USA
Alan Boobis, Imperial College of London, UK
Stephen Roberts, University of Florida, USA,
James S. Smith, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center, USA
Risk Characterization
Michael Dourson, Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment, USA
Andrea Hinwood, Environment Protection Authority – Victoria, Australia
Thorhallur Halldorsson, University of Iceland
Time Title Speakers
8:30 a.m.–10:20 a.m. Breakout Groups Continue
10:20 a.m.–11:00 a.m. Refreshment Break
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Breakout Groups Continue
12:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Summary and Outlook