Logo ISPTS2018FHNW Campus Muttenz, Switzerland
6-9 November 2018
(10-11 November: social/technical program)

Website: http://ispts2018.ch

The International Symposium on Persistent Toxic Substances (ISPTS) is a well‐known international conference series hosted in prominent academic institutions around the globe.

Scientific program

  • Sources, transport and fate of PTS
  • Emerging contaminants of concern
  • Toxicology and eco-toxicology of PTS
  • Analytical and bioanalytical methods
  • Fate and toxicity modelling
  • Risk assessment of PTS
  • Mitigation and remediation of PTS
  • Environmental pollution and health
  • Karl Fent tribute career

Plenary Speakers

  • ZongweiCai(HKBU China)
  • Karl Fent (FHNW/ETH Switzerland)
  • Heidelore Fiedler (Örebro University, Sweden)
  • Janet Hering(Eawag/ETH, Switzerland)
  • Kevin Jones (Lancaster University, UK)
  • Kris McNeill (ETH, Switzerland)
  • Shane Snyder (University of Arizona, USA)
  • John Sumpter(Brunel University, UK)

Keynote Speakers

  • Thomas Braunbeck (University of Heidelberg, Germany)
  • DespoFatta-Kassinos(University of Cyprus, Cyprus )
  • Juliane Hollender(Eawag/ETH, Switzerland)
  • Nicolas Kalogerakis(Technical University of Crete, Greece)
  • Arata Katayama (Nagoya University, Japan)
  • ShuangJiang Liu (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
  • Rainer Meckenstock (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)
  • Laura Sutter-Dick (FHNW Switzerland)
  • Martin Röösli(Swiss TPH, Switzerland)
  • Shu Tao (Peking University, China)
  • Thomas Ternes(BfG, Germany)
  • Aijie Wang (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
  • Thomas Wintgens (FHNW, Switzerland)
  • Xiaowei Zhang (Nanjing University, China)

Conference Fees

  • Early bird PhD 250 CHF
  • PhD 300 CHF
  • Early bird regular 480 CHF
  • Regular 550 CHF
  • Industrial 700 CHF

Early bird deadline 01.09.2018

Key Dates

submission start 15.02.2018

Deadline Abstract
submission 15.06.2018
Notification of acceptance 15.07.2018



David Spichiger, SCS