Policy on site


Each participant will receive a name badge upon registration. For security reasons, all participants are requested to wear or bring their badge during all the conference activities.

Mobile phones and pagers

Out of courtesy to our speakers and attendees, we require that all cell phones and pagers be turned off during sessions and meetings.

Environmental awareness

In maintaining a high standard of environmental awareness and compliance, this annual meeting is designated non-smoking. To the best of our ability, recycled and recyclable food-and-beverage containers will be used, with segregated refuse containers readily available. Event food and beverage menus will offer alternatives for health and dietary preference where possible. Paper and cardboard will be collected and recycled. Read more about our green engagement at this meeting...

Internet corner

Located in the Registration area, the Internet corner offers you the opportunity to get online and check your e-mail. (Printing capabilities will not be provided.)

Photo policy

Recording, photographing, interviewing is not allowed!

No attendee at a SETAC annual meeting may record, film, tape, photograph, interview, or use any other such media during any presentation, display, or exhibit without the express, advance approval of the Executive Director of SETAC Europe. This policy applies to all SETAC members, non-members, guests, and exhibitors, as well as members of the print, online, or broadcast media. (See also Media Policy.)

Photo release

Photographs will be taken at the SETAC Europe 22nd Annual Meeting. By registering for this meeting, you agree to allow SETAC to use your photo in any SETAC-related publication or website.

PowerPoint presentations

Upload your PowerPoint presentation before you get to Berlin or at the Presentation Services booth located at registration by 16:00 hrs the day prior to your session. Online access to upload presentations will be available in May 2012.


SETAC Europe and the Local Organising Committee accept no liability for any injuries/losses incurred by participants and/or accompanying persons, nor loss of, or damage to, any luggage and/or personal belongings.

Code of conduct

Members of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) are expected to exhibit the highest standards of integrity and professionalism. To ensure a strong and successful organization, our activities require honesty and equity and should reflect well on the Society. In the spirit of promoting "Environmental Quality through Science", members should strive to be good stewards of environmental resources and effective and objective contributors to the environmental discussion globally as well as locally.

Professional behavior and integrity are also expected of every attendee (members and non-members alike) of SETAC meetings, workshops and activities.

Each member and all persons participating in SETAC meetings and activities are bound by this Code of Ethics and should: