Emerging Contaminants Short Course Schedule

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018

Time

Event

8:30 a.m.

Registration and coffee, juice, muffins, bagels, etc.

9 a.m.

Welcoming Remarks
Jeanne Hossenloppe, Ph.D.
Vice President of Research & Innovation
Marquette University

9:05 a.m.

Short Course Overview
Patrick J. McNamara, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Marquette University

9:10 a.m.

Contaminants of Emerging Concern Initiatives from The Water Research Foundation
Alice Fulmer, M.S.
Regional Liaison
Water Research Foundation
Raleigh, NC

9:50 a.m.

Monitoring Contaminants of Emerging Concern from Lake to Tap
Lucas Beversdorf, Ph.D.
Water Quality Manager
Milwaukee Water Works
Milwaukee, WI

10:30 a.m.

Break for networking and coffee

10:45 a.m.

Control of Emerging Contaminants in Drinking Water from Source to Tap
Tony Myers, P.E.
Jacobs Engineering Group
Milwaukee, WI

11:20 a.m.

From Rivers to Lake - Variability in the Vertical Distribution of Microplastics in the Water Column and Surficial Sediment 
Pete Lenaker, M.S.
Physical Scientist
USGS

11:55 a.m.

Advanced Treatment for Removal of Estrogens
Emily Maher
Ph.D. Candidate
Marquette University

12:25 p.m.

Lunch

1:10 p.m.

Application of the ToxCast High Throughput Screening database to Evaluate Potential Biological Effects from Concentrations of Trace Organic Chemicals in Great Lakes Tributaries
Steven R. Corsi
Research Hydrologist
USGS

1:50 p.m.

Insights and Considerations from Over a Decade of the Analysis of Emerging Contaminants in Biological Matrices
Curtis Hedman, Ph.D.
Research Scientist-Toxicologist
Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services

2:25 p.m.

Afternoon break

2:45 p.m.

Opportunistic Pathogens in Premise Plumbing
Laura Boczek, M.S.
Microbiologist
US EPA, Office of Research & Development
Cincinnati, OH

3:30 p.m.

Removal of Viruses in Drinking Water
Joseph Heffron
Ph.D. Candidate
Marquette University

4 p.m. 

Discussion, refreshments in exhibitor area, and student poster session

5 p.m.

Adjourn

Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018

Time

Event

8 a.m.

Coffee, juice, muffins, bagels etc. in exhibitor area

8:30 a.m.

Efficacy of Inactivation of Legionella Pneumophila by Multiple Wavelenghth UV-LED Disinfection and Their Inactivation Mechanisms
Laura Boczek, M.S.
Microbiologist
US EPA, Office of Research & Development
Cincinnati, OH

9:15 a.m.

Milwaukee’s Lead Service Line Replacement Program
Lucas Beversdorf, Ph.D.
Water Quality Manager
Milwaukee Water Works
Milwaukee, WI

10 a.m.

Break for networking and coffee

10:20 a.m.

US News Media Coverage of Pharmaceutical Pollution in the Aquatic Environment: A Content Analysis of the Problems and Solutions Presented by Actors
Benjamin Blair, Ph.D.
Research Consultant/ Research Affiliate, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado

10:50 a.m.

Don’t Rush to Flush? Inadequate News Media Communication Regarding the Disposal Recommendations of Unused Opioids
Megan Petrik, M.D., LP
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, MN

11:20 a.m.

Per-and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in Water
Alice Fulmer, M.S.
Regional Liaison
Water Research Foundation
Raleigh, NC

Noon

Adjourn (complimentary box lunch offered)