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Seminar: Plastic research in the Netherlands

7 December 2022 - 09:30


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This NCR Theme Day on monitoring plastics in the environment will bring together a variety of different professionals, mainly Dutch-based academics, practitioners, NGOs and water authorities. Informed by several presentations, we will discuss three main topics:

  • Part 1: Why do we need plastic monitoring?
    Confirmed presentations by Rijkswaterstaat and The Ocean Cleanup
  • Part 2: How do we monitor plastics in the environment?
    Confirmed presentations by Stichting De Noordzee and Wageningen University
  • Part 3: What’s next? A glimpse into the future of plastics monitoring.
    Confirmed presentations by TU Delft and Plastiverse

In addition to the invited presentations, a poster wall will enable all participants to present their own research and activities, and encourage networking. Join us for this exciting day on December 7th, 2022, at Wageningen University! The exact programme will be announced in the coming weeks.


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Important dates

Registration deadline: December 1, 2022
Seminar: December 7, 2022

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Omnia Building
Wageningen University & Research
Hoge Steeg 2, 6708 PB Wageningen

Information on parking, public transport can be found on the website of Wageningen UR (direct link).

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Note: This seminar offers the opportunity to bring a poster of your research. If you want to present a poster, contact the organisation to let them know!


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Contact information

Kryss Waldschläger and Tim van Emmerik