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Mercury Australia Symposium

Date 14 December (PM) - 15 December (AM) 2021
Venue Online

Call for Abstracts
Mercury Australia Website
Key Dates | Abstract Submission Close
November 1st 2021
Key Dates | Registration Open
November 19th 2021

We would like to invite you to submit an abstract to present at this year’s virtual Mercury Australia Symposium 2021. ANSTO will host the Symposium via Zoom on the afternoon of Tuesday 14th and the morning of Wednesday 15th December 2021.

We are excited to announce guest speakers including Jeroen Sonke (Research Director of CNRS) and Chuxian Li from Geosciences Environment Toulouse and Sarah Douglass (Assistant Director, Chemicals Policy and International Section) from the Chemicals Management Branch, Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment.

We will be offering prizes for the best student and ECR (up to 5 years post conferral of most recent degree) presentations, proudly supported by AINSE ($400) and Metrohm Australia ($500) respectively.  Please encourage students and ECRs in your research groups to submit an abstract to present.

Please submit your abstract and register for the symposium.  Registration are essential.

To submit an abstract, you will be required to establish a profile account via the online submission process.  If you have have any difficulties please email

Keynote Speakers
Jeroen Sonke

Joroen Sonke

Geosciences Environment Toulouse

Sarah Douglass

Sarah Douglass

Assistant Director

Chemicals Policy & International Section

Chemicals Management Branch

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

Chuxlan Li

Chuxian Li

Geosciences Environment Toulouse

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Speaker at conference


  • Policy, legislation, governance, regulation
  • Artisanal small scale gold mining
  • Human health
  • Remediation of mercury contaminated sites/infrastructure
  • Novel analytical techniques/applications
  • Mercury in terrestrial and aquatic environments
  • Mercury in atmospheric environments
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Abstract submission 100 word maximum

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Monday - Friday

9:00am - 4:00pm (AEDT)