The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) is a nonprofit, worldwide professional society comprised of individuals and institutions engaged in:
• the study, analysis, and solution of environmental problems
• the management and regulation of natural resources
• environmental education
• research and development

SETAC's mission is to support the development of principles and practices for protection, enhancement and management of sustainable environmental quality and ecosystem integrity.

SETAC promotes the advancement and application of scientific research related to contaminants and other stressors in the environment, education in the environmental sciences, and the use of science in environmental policy and decision-making.

Previous SETAC Europe Special Science Symposia:

5th SESSS: Ecosystem Services, 15-16 February 2012
4th SESSS: Environmental Risk Assessment of Biocides, 25-26 October 2011
3rd SESSS: Environmental Risk Assessment of Mixtures, 2-3 February 2011
2nd SESSS: Environmental Risk Assessment for Plant Protection Products, 17-18 September 2009
1st SESSS: Integrating Testing Strategies for REACH, 23-24 October 2008