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CO-ORGANIZED

A SUMMER SCHOOL
IN 2016

MANAGEMENT OF MICROPOLLUTANTS
IN THE URBAN WATER CYCLE
2016, JULY, 04 08
NARBONNE, FRANCE
First Announcement

WITH SUPPORT
OF

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE

This short, intensive and highly specialized course is focused on priority and emerging
micropollutants in wastewater (including sludge) and wastes systems (including biowastes,
green wastes, manures). Aspects related to the policies, the sources, occurrence and fate
in water and wastes, treatment technologies (process, models, microbiology) and
ecotoxicological impact of micropollutants will be tackled. Students attending this Training
School will get the insights on the up to date results/hot topics on these fields.

Chemistry
Water / sludge

Tox / ecotox effects

Sources
Policy

MICROPOLLUANTS

Modeling
Treatment

SUMMER SCHOOL
Microbiology

DETAILLED ACTIVITES
Types of activities during the course include:
Lectures given by senior researchers and guests speakers

Group exercises to set up scientific poster/mini-review

Discussion sessions

Presentation of the participants research topics and plenary discussion with senior
researchers
Lab-visit and a technical visit will complete the program

A technical visit to WWTP

A social program

July
2016
08h30
10h30
11h00
12h30

14h00
15h30

Monday, 4th

Wednesday, 6th

Thursday, 7th

Friday, 8th

Course

Course

Course

Course

break

break

break

break

Welcome &
round table
Break
Introduction
&
background
lunch break

Course

Course

Course

Course

lunch break

lunch break

lunch break

background

Course

Course

Course

lunch break
Summary, course
evaluation and closure

break

break

break

Exercices
(group)

Exercices
(group)

Technical
visit

diner

Farewell diner

diner

Break
Discussion
w/
participants
19h00 Old town visit
& diner

16h00
18h00

Tuesday, 5th

The course will be in English. It is oriented to PhD students who wants achieve a
higher degree of specialization in this field, but also to other students or professionals
specifically interested in these topics and with a limited amount of time.
Maximum number of participants: 20
Total hours: 28 (theoretical and practicum). This will be confirmed by a certificate of
participation, but it will not have ECTS equivalents.

APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION


There is NO registration fee for the course.
The applicants should fill a e-registration form and upload on-line in one single document:

A cover letter with a statement of interest of up to 1-page


CV including a list of publications
1-page description of your research topic

The following selection criteria will be applied:


CV, Letter of interest, research topic, Gender and country balances

SOCIAL PROGRAM

Guided tour through the historical part of Narbonne: Monday, 4 th July 2016 19:00-21:00
Farewell dinner: Wednesday, 6th July 2016, 20:30
Technical tour: Thursday, 7th July 2016,14:30-19:30
Facilities available include 2 pilot-plant halls in which different fully operative pilot-scale
plants (dry and wet anaerobic reactors, ozonation, microalgae reactors, etc.) are in
operation. https://www6.montpellier.inra.fr/narbonne_eng/

VENUE AND LODGING


The organizing strongly suggests booking accommodation in the recommended hostel. It is
a renewed facility, located in Narbonne center. Budget is about 80 /night for double room.

PRACTICAL INFORMATIONS
Venue: LBE, avenue des tangs, 11100 Narbonne, France,
https://www6.montpellier.inra.fr/narbonne_eng/
Weather in Narbonne: http://www.weatheravenue.com/en/europe/fr/languedoc-roussillon/narbonneweather.html
Discover south of France: http://www.narbonne-tourism.co.uk/discover
Details of the social events: http://www.narbonne-tourism.co.uk/organise/agenda

IMPORTANT DATES
1st March: Final announcement
1st April 2016: Submission of all applications
1st May 2016: Selection and announcement of participants

CONTACTS ORGANIZERS
Jean-Marc CHOUBERT and Dominique PATUREAU
jean-marc.choubert@irstea.fr and dominique.patureau@supagro.inra.fr

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