Recent keynote and plenary presentations

Estrogens and male fishes: what do we know and where should we go? SETAC Prairie and Northern Chapter meeting, Winnipeg, 17 Jun 2016.

Mercury in Fish: Models, Drivers and Patterns. SETAC Special Science Symposium on “Global Environmental Change and Mercury Pollution: Environmental Governance, Research and Management of Converging Issues”, Brussels, Belgium, 20-21 Oct 2015.

Endocrine disrupters in humans and wildlife. Shanghai Workshop on Endocrine Disrupters, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, 23 Oct 2015.

Mercury in freshwater fishes. SETAC Minamata Convention workshop, Brussels, 20 Oct 2015.

Contaminants of emerging concern. Canadian Water Network Conference, Connecting Water Resources 2015: Knowledge to Action, Ottawa, 10-12 Mar 2015. Plenary.

What happens in a lake when you put fish on the birth control pill? 2014 Watershed Lecture, Vale Living with Lakes Centre, Sudbury, 28 Nov 2014.

Is the birth control pill effective for fish?  Results of a whole lake experiment at the Experimental Lakes Area.  Nordic Environmental Chemistry Conference, Reykjavík, Iceland, 11-13 Jun 2014.

Emerging contaminants and aquatic food webs. Gordon Conference, Oceans and Human Health, Biddeford, ME, 1-6 Jun 2014.

Direct and indirect effects of a potent estrogen on an aquatic food web. CSEE/CSZ/SCL joint meeting, Montreal, 27 May 2014.

The birth control pill in municipal wastewaters: is it effective contraception for fishes? Pharmaceuticals in the Environment – Global occurrence, effects, and options for action. SAICM/UNEP/German Ministry for the Environment/IWW, Geneva, 8-9 Apr 2014.

The threat of endocrine disruptors in freshwater ecosystems. Letting in the Light: Science to Guide Public Water Policy in the 21st Century. University of Alberta, Symposium in honour of David Schindler, 31 Oct 2013.

Human and wildlife exposures to endocrine disrupting chemicals. and Effects of endocrine disruptors on wildlife. 4th on the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management, Latin American and Caribbean Regional Meeting, Mexico City, Mexico, 19-23 Aug 2013.

Is the birth control pill an effective form of contraception for wild fish? Association for the Science of Limnology and Oceanography, New Orleans, U.S., 18 Feb 2013.

Exposure to known and potential endocrine disrupting chemicals – developments over a decade. International Conference on Chemicals Management 3, Nairobi, Kenya, 16 Sept 2012.

Exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals. International Conference on Chemicals Management 3, Nairobi, Kenya, 16 Sept 2012.

Recent advances in our understanding of endocrine disruptors. EUROTOX, Stockholm, Sweden, 16 Jun 12.

Estrogens in the aquatic environment: What are the risks? SETAC North Atlantic Chapter meeting, Freeport, ME, 8-10 Jun 2011.

Are estrogens in the environment a risk to aquatic organisms? U.S. National Academy of Sciences, 17th Annual German-American Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium, Irvine, CA, 9-11 April 2011.

Effects of a synthetic estrogen on aquatic food webs. Pharmaceuticals in the Environment: Lessons Learned Workshop, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, 27 Feb 2010.

Is the birth control pill effective contraception for wild fish? Results from a whole lake experiment. EmCon 2009, Fort Collins, CO, 4 Aug 2009.

Effects of a potent estrogen on aquatic populations: Results of a whole lake experiment. Canadian Water Network’s Workshop on Emerging Contaminants, Toronto, ON, 3 Jun 2009.

What happens when wild fishes go on the birth control pill? Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 29th Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL, Nov 2008.

Is the birth control pill an effective form of contraception for wild fishes? 8th International Congress on the Biology of Fish, Portland, OR, 28 Jul – 1 Aug, 2008. 

Responses of a freshwater food web to whole-lake additions of a potent estrogen. Canadian Conference for Fisheries Research/Society of Canadian Limnologists meeting, Annual Stevenson Lecture, Montreal, QC, 5 Jan 2007.