SETAC Europe 2023


30 April 2023



Energy and environment


12:00 (United Kingdom, London)

Chemical experts at Ricardo will be at SETAC Europe and we look forward to you joining us from 30 April - 4 May

Below are details about our sessions, seminars and posters. For everything else, please come and say hello to us at Booth 59.

1 May, 16:00 – 18:00, Level 2 Wicklow Meeting Room 1: We will be hosting the PAT Release Party

This will be an interactive drop-in session where we show you how to conduct your own persistence assessments using our new Persistence Assessment Tool (PAT). Members of the PAT development team will be on hand to answer your questions and guide you through worked examples, with prizes to be won!

Find out more and trail PAT.

3 May, 13:35 – 14:55, CCD – Level 3 East Wing: We will be chairing session 4.05 on 'Characterization, Testing and Assessment of Complex Substances (MCS, UVCBs & MOCS)'

We will be presenting 5 posters. Feel free to reach out to us at Booth 59.

  • Investigation into the OECD 309 Surface Water Mineralisation Test – Exploring Impacts of Sample Collection and Storage, Experimental Factors, and Reference Compounds
    Christopher Hughes

  • National-scale spatially-explicit health risks associated with persistent mobile and toxic (PMT) chemical exposure via drinking water
    Emma Pemberton | Chesney Swansborough | Christopher Hughes | Simon Cook 

  • Evaluation of Best Available Techniques for Toxicity Monitoring of Refinery Effluents
    Megan Griffiths | Christopher Hughes
  • The Persistence Assessment Tool (PAT): implementing a methodology for data quality evaluation and weight of evidence in persistence assessments
    Christopher Hughes | Megan Griffiths | Simon Cook

  • The importance of data relevance criteria for regulatory use of non-standard test data for persistence and bioaccumulation assessments
    Christopher Hughes | Emma Pemberton

Our experts who will be at Booth 59

Chris Hughes – Associate Regulatory Director leading the Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology (ECT) team
Emma Pemberton  – Principal Environmental Chemist/Ecotoxicologist
Kate Schofield – Senior Environmental Chemist/Ecotoxicologist
Megan Griffiths – Regulatory Ecotoxicologist
Chesney Swansborough  – Environmental Chemist/Ecotoxicologist
Sam Hinton – Life Cycle Assessment expert

Do come and say hello, we look forward to meeting you! 

The presenters

Chris Hughes

Chris Hughes

Associate Director

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