UC Berkeley Superfund Research Program Meeting: PFAS contamination: An emerging problem in California

December 13, 2019

Please save the date for a meeting, PFAS contamination: An emerging problem in California, hosted by the UC Berkeley Superfund Research Program (UCB SRP). 

The goal of the meeting is to discuss future research needs related to PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) contamination in California. Chairs / speakers will include UCB SRP Director Martyn Smith, UCB SRP investigators, collaborators and stakeholders, as well as invited experts. A series of panels will address the following: 

  • Communities affected and the scope of the problem
  • Exposure to PFAS - analytical measurements
  • Persistence and Toxicokinetics 
  • Epidemiology 
  • Toxicology 
  • Remediation/Ecological impacts


Dec 13, 2019. Check-in 8:30am. Program, 9am to 5pm. Wine and cheese reception, 5-6pm. 



David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA. 



Registration / Additional Information: Register online starting Sept 6 at https://superfund.berkeley.edu/events/pfas-contamination-an-emerging-problem-in-california/. The cost will be $20 for students and $40 for everyone else and will include lunch and reception. Register early as space is limited. Agenda and other details will be added as they become available.

If you have any questions, please contact me at [email protected].