Illinois Sustainable Technology Center - University of Illinois


Below is a list of of events, training sessions, and conferences that ISTC is involved in. Check back here regularly since this list is updated often.

Environmental Breakfast - Illinois' Legacy Landfills and Impacts on Water Quality

May 16, 2017 , Time: 8-9:30 AM CDT
Union League Club (65 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL)
Type: Event


Dr. Christopher Stohr is an engineering geologist specializing in remote sensing, image processing, photogrammetry, LiDAR, 3D mapping, conventional and satellite surveying, natural hazards, and waste management at the Illinois State Geological Survey, a unit of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Stohr has served as a consult expert on the Earthline landfill in Wilsonville, Illinois. He is currently working with colleagues to refine a remote sensing method that will improve monitoring of landfills (dumps) that will help protect water quality.

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Emerging Contaminants in the Aquatic Environment Conference

May 31, 2017 - June 1, 2017
I Hotel & Conference Center (1900 South First Street, Champaign, IL)
Type: Conference


The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) and Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant (IISG) are co-organizing the Emerging Contaminants in the Aquatic Environment Conference (ECAEC17) which will be held on May 31 - June 1, 2017, in Champaign, IL.

The conference is an expansion of the successful conference on pharmaceuticals and personal care products in the environment held in April 2016. It will feature presentations and posters on the latest in emerging contaminant research, policies, and education. In addition, there will be opportunities for discussion with those interested in all aspects of emerging contaminants in the aquatic environment.

ISTC and IISG encourage researchers, educators, businesses, government officials, outreach and extension professionals, environmental groups, and members of the general public to attend the conference.

The event will take place at the I Hotel Conference Center in Champaign, IL. On May 31, oral sessions will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. CDT, with a reception and poster session following from 4:15 - 6:00 p.m. On June 1, oral sessions and a panel discussion will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registration will open mid-February. (Times are subject to change once the agenda is finalized.)

Visit the conference website for up-to-date information.

Contact Information:
Contact: Elizabeth Meschewski
Phone: 217-333-7403

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