Program

April 21, 2010

 

Conference Registration

8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Registration Opens and Continental Breakfast

Welcome

9:00 - 9:15 a.m.
Leslie Davis

President, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

Opening Address

9:15 - 9:45 a.m.
Teresa Heinz
Chairman, The Heinz Endowments

Morning Keynote

9:45 - 10:15 a.m.
Regina M. Benjamin, MD, MBA

U.S. Surgeon General

Morning Panel: New Science

10:15 - 12:00 p.m.
Moderator: John Peterson Myers, PhD
Founder, CEO and Chief Scientist of Environmental Health Sciences

Julia G. Brody, PhD
Executive Director, Silent Spring Institute

Patricia Hunt, PhD
Edward R. Meyer Distinguished Professor in Life and Environmental Science
School of Molecular Biosciences, Washington State University

Joel Schwartz, PhD
Professor of Environmental Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health

Beverly Wright, PhD
Director, Deep South Center for Environmental Justice, Dillard University

Lunch

12:00 - 12:45 p.m. 

Luncheon Keynote

12:45 - 1:15 p.m.
The Honorable Lisa P. Jackson
Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency 

Afternoon Keynote

1:15 - 1:45 p.m.
Co-Authors Slow Death by Rubber Duck: The Secret Danger of Everyday Things
Rick Smith
Executive Director, Environmental Defence Canada

Bruce Lourie
President, Ivey Foundation

 

Afternoon Panel:  New Solutions

1:45 - 3:30 p.m.
Moderator:  John Peterson Myers, PhD
Founder, CEO and Chief Scientist of Environmental Health Sciences

Will Allen
Founder & CEO, Growing Power

Kenneth Cook
President, Environmental Working Group

Alan Greene, MD
Author “Feeding Baby Green” and “Raising Baby Green”
Founder of drgreene.com

Jeanne Rizzo, RN
President and CEO, Breast Cancer Fund

Concluding Remarks

3:30 - 3:45 p.m.
Teresa Heinz

Chairman, The Heinz Endowments