APHL Hosts WLA Forum

As part of their Annual Meeting coming up in June, the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) is hosting a Water Laboratory Alliance Forum.  Please see the flyer below for more information.

Registration is Open!!!: APHL Pre-Annual Meeting Event

EPA Water Laboratory Alliance Forum
June 5, 2010 (1:00-5:00 pm)
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
Cincinnati, Ohio

Forum Overview:
The WLA Forum will discuss EPA’s Water Laboratory Alliance (WLA) program, which will be designed to provide the water sector (e.g. states, utilities, and the EPA Regional laboratories) with an integrated nationwide network of laboratories with the analytical capabilities to support monitoring surveillance, response, and remediation in response to an intentional, unintentional, and natural water contamination event.

Forum Agenda:

1:00PM to 1:15PM     Introductions of EPA Panel and Meeting Objective.

1:15PM to 1:30PM     Meet & Greet Activity

1:30PM to 2:00PM     Water Laboratory Alliance: Programmatic Overview/Launch

2:00PM to 2:30PM     ERLN Launch and Update

2:30PM to 2:55PM     Forum Break

2:55PM to 3:00PM     Announce Meet & Greet winners

3:00PM to 4:30PM     Office of Water Update
A.  Biological Update
B.  Method Validation
C.  Training Opportunities
D.  Tools and Online Resources -WCIT
E.  APHL Environmental Committees

4:30PM to 4:35PM     Drawing Winners

4:35PM to 5:00PM     WLA Recap and Closing Remarks

WLA Forum Registration Information and Fees:
No Registration Fee • Separate Registration Required

Registration Link:
EPA WLA Registration Link

For more WLA information and registration inquiries, email Jennifer Pierson at jennifer.pierson@aphl.org,

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