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Endocrine Disrupters Screening and Testing Advisory Committee (EDSTAC)
Second Plenary Meeting

February 5 and 6, 1997
Wyndham Warwick Hotel, Houston, TX

Draft Agenda

Wednesday, February 5

8:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Comments -- Dr. Penny Fenner-Crisp, EDSTAC Vice-Chair, Deputy Director, Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

8:10 a.m. Preliminary Matters -- The Keystone Center

8:30 a.m. Tutorial on Comparative Endocrinology

9:45 a.m. Opportunity for Questions and Discussion

10:15 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. Tutorial on the State of the Science Regarding Endocrine Disruption

11:45 a.m. Opportunity for Questions and Discussion

12:15 p.m. No Host Lunch

1:15 p.m. Tutorial on Quantitative Structure Activity Relationships

2:15 p.m. Tutorial on Existing Screening and Testing Programs

3:15 p.m. Opportunity for Questions and Discussion

3:45 p.m. Break

4:00 p.m. Briefing on Decision Analysis Models

4:20 p.m. Opportunity for Questions and Discussion

4:30 p.m. Presentation of the Draft Principles to Guide the Agency's Endocrine Disruptor Screening and Testing Program (as Developed by the Principles Work Group)

4:45 p.m. Presentation of the Terms of Reference for the Priority Setting and Screening and Testing Work Groups

5:00 p.m. Adjourn for Dinner

7:00 p.m. Public Comment -- Members of the public will be given an opportunity to comment on any aspect of the convening of the EDSTAC. The precise amount of time that will be given to each individual will depend on the number of people wishing to provide comment during this time period.

9:00 p.m. Adjourn for Evening

Thursday, February 6

8:00 a.m. Summary of the Previous Day's Proceedings 8:15 p.m. If Necessary, Discuss Terms of Reference for the Priority Setting and Screening and Testing Work Groups

8:30 a.m. Begin Deliberations Regarding the Draft Principles That Should Guide the Agency's Endocrine Disruptor Screening and Testing Program

10:00 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m. Continue Discussion of, and Attempt to Come to Consensus on, the Principles

12:00 noon No Host Lunch

1:00 p.m. Presentation of, and Discussion About, Possible Membership for the Priority Setting and Screening and Testing Work Groups

2:45 p.m. Break

3:00 p.m. Continue Discussion of Possible Membership for the Priority Setting and Screening and Testing Work Groups

3:30 p.m. Next Steps and Wrap-Up

4:00 p.m. Adjourn


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