Measuring Personal Environmental Exposures

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November 16-17, 2016

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An Overview of Trends, Technologies, and Motivations

9:00   Welcome—Linda Birnbaum, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (PDF)

9:10 Opening Remarks— Melissa Perry*‡, George Washington University (PDF)

9:20   Increased Access to Personal Data: Converging Trends and The Questions They Raise— Michael Snyder, Stanford University (PDF)

10:00  Emerging Capabilities in Personal Environmental Exposure Measurements: What’s Out There and What Can We Learn from Them?— Edmund Seto, University of Washington (PDF)

10:40  Mobilizing the Science of Science Communication: Providing Environmental Health Information that People Need, Want, and Use — Baruch Fischhoff, Carnegie Mellon University (PDF)

11:30  Break (Lunch is available for purchase at 3rd floor cafeteria)

Learning from Individual Experiences Measuring Personal Environmental Exposures

12:30  Opening Reflections— David Ewing Duncan‡, Freelance Science Journalist (PDF)

12:40  Panel Discussion on Individual Experiences

Panelists:

 Phil Brown, Northeastern University (PDF)
 Dawn Nafus, Intel (PDF)
— Amy Pruden, Virginia Tech

Exploring the Nexus of Emerging Capabilities in Personal Exposure Measurements with Emerging Science on Communication and Engagement

Moderator— Gary Miller*‡, Emory University

1:40 What Science Says about Best Practices in Communication and Engagement— Sara Yeo‡, University of Utah (PDF)

2:10  Case Study: AirCasting, a platform to record, map, and share environmental health data using a smartphone— Michael Heimbinder, HabitatMap (PDF)

2:25  Panel Discussion on Habitat Map

Panelists:

— Phil Brown, Northeastern
— Baruch Fischhoff, Carnegie Mellon University
— Michael Heimbinder, HabitatMap
— Mirand Loh, Institute of Occupational Medicine
— Edmond Seto, University of Washington
— Judy Qualters, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

3:30    Break

3:45  Case Study: Speck Sensor, a direct-to-consumer indoor particulate matter monitor— Gabrielle Wong-Parodi, Carnegie Mellon University (PDF)

4:00  Panel Discussion on Speck Sensor

Panelists:

— Ann Bostrom, University of Washington
— Kevin Elliott*, Michigan State University
— Gary Ginsberg*, Connecticut Department of Public Health
— Miranda Loh, Institute of Occupational Medicine
— Gabrielle wong-Parodi, Carnegie Mellon University

5:00  Day 1 Wrap-Up— Gary Miller*ǂ, Emory University

5:05 Adjourn Day 1

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 9:00AM – 12:15PM

 

9:00  Welcome and Recap of Day 1 — Melissa Perry*ǂ George Washington University (PDF)

Preparing the Environmental Health Community for Emerging Capabilities in Personal Environmental Exposure Measurements

9:10   Panel Discussion on Practical Considerations & Mechanisms
Moderator Kimberly Thigpen Tart‡, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Panelists:

— Ann Bostrom, University of Washington
— Phil Brown, Northeastern University
— Marian McCord, North Carolina State University
— Amy Pruden, Virginia Tech
— Michael Snyder, Stanford University

10:25  Break

10:40 Panel Discussion on Institutional Responsibilities and Policies 
ModeratorLindsay Stanek‡, Environmental Protection Agency

Panelists:

 Kevin Elliott*, Michigan State University
— Peter Briss, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
— Symma Finn, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
— Jennifer Orme-Zavaleta, Environmental Protection Agency
— Judy Qualters, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

11:55  Closing Thoughts — Melissa Perry*ǂ,  George Washington University (PDF)

12:15  Adjourn Workshop 


1:30 Members and liaisons of ESEHD Standing Committee reconvene (Room 100)

‡A member of the workshop organizing committee
* A member of the Standing Committee on Emerging Science for Environmental Health Decisions