Here are the detailed schedules of each Special Symposium and General Technical Session

Special Symposia

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Symp 1. Risk assessment and remediation of trace elements in fresh water and marine sediments

Symp 2. Interactions between biochars and trace elements (TEs) in the environment

Symp 3. Antimony in the environment: current research and future perspectives

Symp4. Trace elements analysis of environmental samples with X-rays

Symp 5. Nanomaterials: Applications and impacts

Symp 6. Long-term fate and its control for radioactive cesium and other radionuclides in the agricultural environment

Symp 7. Effects of iron transformations on the biogeochemistry of trace elements

Symp 8. Biogeochemistry of emerging trace elements in aquatic and terrestrial systems

Symp 9. Improving soil biodiversity, functionality and ecosystem services of trace element-contaminated soils under interacting effects of (phyto)management and climate change

Symp 10. Metal hyperaccumulators: extreme trace element biology and its applications

Symp 11. Rethinking waste for nutrient and energy recovery: challenges and opportunities for trace element biogeochemists

General Technical Sessions

Sess1a. Biogeochemical behavior of trace elements (TE) in the environment – from sorption, transport and transformation processes to global cycles- Aquatic
Chairs: Laura Sigg, Moritz Bigalke

Sess1b. Biogeochemical behavior of trace elements (TE) in the environment – from sorption, transport and transformation processes to global cycles- Terrestrial
Chairs: Magdi Selim, John Seaman, Tamer Elbana

Sess2. Interactions of organisms with TE: from molecular mechanisms to ecological effects
Chairs: Giancarlo Renella, Vera Slaveykova, Fang-Jie Zhao

Sess3. TE radionuclides in the environment
Chairs: Ravi Naidu, Laureline Février

Sess4a. Monitoring, risk assessment and management of TE in the environment – Monitoring and risk
Chairs: Mike McLaughlin, Cathérine Keller, Christiane Wermeille

Sess4b. Monitoring, risk assessment and management of TE in the environment – Treatment and management
Chairs: Brett Robinson, Elke Suess

Sess5. (Eco)toxicology of TE: effects of environmental TE contamination on health and ecosystem functions
Chairs: Jurate Kumpiene, Markus Puschenreiter, Marie Pierre Isaure

Sess6. Micronutrient deficiencies and biofortification
Chairs: Diego Moretti, Gary Bañuelos