15th International Conference on
Heavy Metals in the Environment

The 10th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (ICMGP)

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada - July 24-29, 2011

The organizers of the 10th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (ICMGP) are pleased to announce the Call for Special Session Proposals.

The conference program will contain up to 15 special sessions. General and thematic sessions organized by the conference will include, but are not limited to, themes such as analytical methods, marine biogeochemistry, atmospheric transport and science-policy interactions.

The goals of the special sessions are:

  1. To enhance the international exchange of information on specific topics;
  2. To increase conferee participation in development of the technical program; and,
  3. To enhance critical synthesis of information on specific topics.

For further information on the Special Sessions and how to submit a proposal please visit the website at www.mercury2011.org/call_for_special_session_proposals. Note that the deadline for submitting proposals is October 15th, 2010.

Please visit the conference website at www.mercury2011.org for general information on the conference. We encourage you to create a user profile for the website which will allow you to download the special session proposal template, access further information and receive important updates on the conference. You can do this by clicking "Create new account" near the top left corner of the website.

We look forward to seeing you in Halifax in July 2011!

Your Conference Chairs:
Brian Branfireun
Michael Parsons
Alexandra Steffen
Vincent St. Louis
Elsie Sunderland