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Your Environment. Your Health.

Conference on Environmental Justice, Air Quality, Goods Movement, and Green Jobs and Winter Awardee Meeting

January 25-27, 2010
New Orleans, Louisiana

Official Conference Website

Please visit the conference website for post-conference information and presentations.




Presentations for the EJ conference can be viewed on the EJ Conference website.
Click on the links below to view the presentations from the Winter Awardee Meeting.

Awardee Meeting:

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Time Topic
1:30-1:50 p.m. Welcome
  • Joseph "Chip" Hughes, WETP, DERT, NIEHS
  • Gwen Collman, Ph.D., Interim Director, Division of External Research and Training (DERT), NIEHS
  • John Balbus, M.D., NIEHS Senior Advisor for Public Health
1:50-2:30 p.m. NIEHS Update (923KB)
Joseph "Chip" Hughes, Sharon Beard, Ted Outwater, Kathy Ahlmark, and Carolyn Mason, NIEHS
  • Webpage, DMS, and Curricula Catalog Updates
  • Upcoming Meetings
  • Webpage and DMS Updates
  • NIH Update
  • Current NIH ARRA Information
2:30-2:45 p.m.

NIEHS National Clearinghouse Update (27KB)
Deborah Weinstock, NIEHS National Clearinghouse/MDB, Inc.

2:45-3:15 p.m.

Program Evaluation Presentation
This presentation provided participants with an example of how to use multi-source impact evaluations for the continuous improvement of a training program.
Moderator: Sharon Beard, NIEHS

3:15-4:15 p.m.

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grants Overview
This panel provided participants an opportunity to see and hear about the projects that three different SBIR awardees are engaged in. Each company incorporates different technologies and multimedia approaches to transfer knowledge to those engaging in hazardous activities.
Moderator: Ted Outwater, NIEHS

  • Cesar Bandera, BanDeMar Networks, LLC
  • Jonathan Kaye, Equipment Simulations, LLC
  • Tom Held, MetaMedia Training International, Inc.
4:30-5:30 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

Business Official Meeting
Closeout, Final Reports, and Carryover (56KB)
Carolyn Mason, NIEHS

Program Official Meeting
Joseph "Chip" Hughes, Ted Outwater, and Kathy Ahlmark, NIEHS
  • Green Meetings
  • OSHA 10/30 Project
  • OSHA Latino Summit
  • DOE Training Meetings
Minority Worker Training Program
Minority Worker Training Issues (521KB)
Sharon Beard, NIEHS
  • ARRA
  • Green Meetings
  • OSHA Latino Summit
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