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Call for abstracts for CA ELAP's 1st conference, June 1-3, 2021












The California Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program and the Conference Steering Committee is excited to host its first ever conference! We have received an overwhelming response from the laboratory community and look forward to hosting an engaging, informative, virtual onlyevent this June 1 - 3, 2021. The theme of the event is “Quality Through Collaboration,” and in that spirit we are soliciting the environmental community to submit abstracts for potential oral presentations. Submissions should fit into one of the two following categories: Tomorrow’s Laboratory Science or Laboratory Efficiency. Examples include, but are not limited to:


  • Microplastics

  • PFAS

  • eDNA

  • ddPCR

  • Legionella testing

  • Efficiency culture

  • 5S/Six Sigma

  • Creative use of limited resources

  • Building a Quality Management System

  • Implementing robotics and other advanced technologies


Please include the following items in your submission:

  • Presentation Title

  • Abstract (<300 words)

  • Presenting Author’s Name and Organization

  • Contact Phone # and Email Address

  • Brief Biography

Submissions are due by April 6th, 2021 and should be emailed with the subject line “ELAP Conference Abstract Submission” tojennifer.mcclaren@waterboards.ca.gov and katlin.bloom@waterboards.ca.gov. Abstracts submitted after the deadline are not guaranteed to be reviewed due to time constraints. We look forward to hearing from you!





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