Call for Abstracts EXTENDED!

Our Call for Abstracts for the 29th PNW-SETAC Annual Conference has been extended for one week! Click to learn more about on Presentation styles and  Abstract Guidelines. 

Submissions are due by 5:00 pm on December 13th. Formatted abstracts can be submitted by email to as an attachment. 

The meeting will be held February 27-29, 2020 

at Kitsap Conference Center in Bremerton, WA!

EXTENDED! Seeking to Fill Board Positions Beginning in 2020

We are now seeking nominations to fill the Academic At-Large Representative and Vice President/President-Elect positions on the Board. Terms begin in January 2020 and last for 3 years. Nominate yourself or others (with their permission) by emailing no later than Friday, December 13th with the following information:

Board Position of Interest: Academic At-Large Representative, Vice President/President-Elect




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Want more Environmental Tox and Chemistry in the PNW?

Salish Sea Ecosystems Conference

The Salish Sea Ecosystems Conference is being held April 19-22, 2020 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, BC. PNW SETAC is organizing a session for the conference: The Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry of the Salish Sea Ecosystem. 

Join Us!


Who We Are

PNW-SETAC is the Pacific Northwest regional Chapter of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry - North America (SETAC NA).  It encompasses the largest geographical area within SETAC and includes Alaska, Washington, Idaho, and Oregon, as well as British Columbia, Canada.


Our Breakdown

There are approximately 173 members in the Chapter including members from academia, business, government, and students.  Our membership, therefore includes a diversity of state, as well as transboundary perspectives on environmental and toxicological issues, providing unique and creative approaches to address environmental challenges that benefits our Chapter. 


Our Activities

  • Holding an annual conference for scientists to present their research on topics of regional interest and relevance
  • Promoting student research through presentations and poster sessions at the conference and by providing student travel awards to attend regional and national conferences
  • Organizing and holding workshops and short courses on topics of significant emerging interest
  • Providing support to SETAC North America for international conferences held within our region
  • Providing professional networking opportunities, resume posting, and employment opportunities


Please consider becoming a Sustaining or Corporate member by making a donation using the Donate button.

Alternatively,  you may mail a check (USD) to:


P.O. Box 5331

Bellingham, WA 98227-5331


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