8:30-9:00 - Registration
9:15-9:30 - Chairperson welcome and opening remarks.
9:30-10:00 - Priority substances in the aquatic environment: legislation and occurrence.
Engª. Paula Viana, Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente.
10:00-10:30 - Contribution of bioassays and ecotoxicity testing for determination of emerging pollutants.
Prof. Ricardo Santos, Inst. Sup. Técnico, Lisboa.
10:30-11:00 - Antidepressants used in Portugal. A ranking for ecosurveillance.
Prof. Leonor Meisel, INFARMED, I.P..
11:00-11:30 - Coffee-Break
11:30-12:00 - Tools for the antibiotic ranking approach: pharmacokinetics features and environmental occurrence.
Prof. Anabela Almeida, Esc. Univ. Vasco da Gama, Coimbra.
12:00-12:30 - Environmental spread of multi-drug resistant bacteria: a relevant Public Health issue.
Prof. Luísa Peixe, Fac. Farmácia, Univ. Porto, Porto.
12:30-13:00 - Determination of emerging pollutants in environmental samples.
Prof. José Santana, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.
13:00-14:15 - Lunch
14:15-14:45 - The challenges of achieving sub ppt detection of steroid hormones in water.
Xavier Rodriguez, Waters.
14:45-15:15 - Monitoring of pharmaceuticals in seawaters of the North of Portugal.
Prof. Cristina Matos, Inst. Sup. Eng. Porto, Porto.
15:15-15:45 - Pharmaceutical residues in aquatic compartments: photolysis and TiO2-assisted photocatalysis as a stage treatment system for their removal.
Prof. Fátima Alpendurada, IAREN, Porto.
15:45-16:15 - Coffee-Break
16:15-16:35 - Pharmaceuticals in the environment: sources, fate and risks. Some case studies in Portugal.
Dout. Lúcia Santos, Ciimar, Univ. Porto, Porto.
16:35-16:55 - SSRIs antidepressants in Portuguese WWTPs: 2013 summer/autumn overview.
Dout. Liliana Silva, CEF, Fac. Farmácia, Univ. Coimbra, Coimbra.
16:55-17:15 - Do pharmaceuticals reach the aquatic environment? Portuguese WWTPs contribution.
MSc. André Pereira, CEF, Fac. Farmácia, Univ. Coimbra, Coimbra.
17:15-17:35 - WWTPs and the dissemination of clinical relevant resistant and virulent bacteria into the environment.
MSc. Vera Calhau, CEF, Fac. Farmácia, Univ. Coimbra, Coimbra.
17:35-18:00 - Final Remarks and Closing