Upcoming PEPH-Related Events
October 13 - 14, 2017: 4th International Moving Forward Network Conference in Carson, California. This free educational conference will provide data, insights, and shared practices to create effective policies and strategies for communities impacted by goods movement expansion activities, such as ports, rail yards, and trucking routes.
October 15 - 19, 2017: International Society of Exposure Science (ISES) Annual Meeting in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. This year's meeting theme is "Integrating Exposure Science Across Diverse Communities." The meeting includes several PEPH-related sessions, including pre-conference courses on using handheld air monitoring sensors and science communication. There is a special reduced registration fee for community partners! Meeting organizers wish to encourage greater community participation and engagement at the annual event.
October 19 - 20, 2017: Tribal Environmental Health Forum in Chandler, Arizona. The Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center invites you to "Indigenous Environmental Stewards: Bridging Tribal Communities to Healthy Futures," an open forum for tribal community members, educators, and tribal environmental and health professionals.
October 22 - 25, 2017: American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America Meeting in Tampa, Florida. This year's theme is "Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future." NIEHS grantee Monica Ramirez-Andreotta is co-organizing and moderating a session titled "Community Engagement and Public Participation in Environmental Research."
October 30 - 31, 2017: Research Triangle Environmental Health Collaborative's 10th Annual Summit in Durham, North Carolina. This year's theme is "When Facts Are Not Enough: Getting from Good Science to Good Decisions in a New Age of Environmental Health Science."
November 4 - 8, 2017: APHA Annual Meeting & Expo in Atlanta, Georgia. This year's theme is "Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health." NIEHS Grantees and Partners: Let us know if you have a session or poster at the meeting by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 29 - May 2, 2018: Save the date for the 3rd International Conference on One Medicine One Science(iCOMOS) in Minneapolis, Minnesota. iCOMOS will explore new ways to solve pressing health issues, facilitate interdisciplinary collaborations, and promote science's role in influencing public policy at the interface of humans, animals, and the environment. The conference will feature NIEHS Director Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D. Poster abstracts are being accepted and must be submitted no later than January 15, 2018. A limited number of travel awards will be available for selected abstracts, with preference for students and trainees.