2015 NIEHS/EPA Children’s Centers Grantees Meeting Agenda
Objectives: The CEHC 2015 grantee meeting will enable EPA/NIEHS Children’s Centers program researchers to present novel findings, discuss lessons learned, identify challenges, review methodologies and identify collaborative opportunities for future research efforts between the Centers.
Wednesday, October 28
|9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.||Welcome
Michael Slimak, Ph.D.
National Program Director
Sustainable and Healthy Communities Research Program, U.S. EPA
|9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.||Center Highlights, Part I
3-5 minute “lightning” commercials on one or two hot topics from the previous year with the purpose of attracting audience for your posters! Short videos, interpretive dances, poems, theme songs and presentations encouraged. Two slide maximum for those that select PowerPoint.
|10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.||Poster Session, Part I
The 7 Centers that presented during the first session, will be available at their posters for follow-up discussions and conversation. A prize will be awarded to whichever Center commercial attracts the most visitors to their posters!
|10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.||Break|
|11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.||Center Highlights, Part II|
|11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.||Poster Session II|
|12:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.||Lunch|
|2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.||Working Group Discussion Session, Part I
|3:30 p.m. -3:45 p.m.||Break|
|3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.||Working Group Discussion Session, Part II – Opportunity to join a different workgroup discussion
|4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.||Break|
|5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.||Report back from each working group|
|5:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.||Update on Congressional Briefing
Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D.
Director, National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences
|7:00 p.m.||Children’s Centers Dinner – Location TBD
Please let us know how many people from your Center will be going to dinner (email Hayley Aja (Aja.Hayley@epa.gov))
Meeting Registration Cost: Complimentary
Poster or Platform Abstract Submission Deadline: Oct. 9, 2015
Poster or Platform Abstract Specifications: 4’ high x 6’ wide
Hotel Reservation Deadline: Oct. 9, 2015
Meeting Registration Deadline: Oct. 9, 2015