Eighth Annual Shale & Public Health Conference:
Tuesday November 17, 2020 & Wednesday, November 18, 2020 from Noon to 4:30 p.m. EST
The conference is presented by the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania and hosted by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
Registration link: https://www.shalepalwv.org/conference-registration/
The conference is free but you need to register.
More information and videos from past conferences: shalepalwv.org
Featuring new research presented by national experts on shale and public health impacts, and practical applications. The conference will feature five topic segments. Each includes a panel discussion led by a top researcher offering framing remarks.
Novel Methods of Assessing Air Exposures & Public Health
– Nicole Deziel, PhD, Yale
Unconventional Oil & Gas, Community Impacts & Environmental Justice
– Lara Cushing PhD, UCLA; Jim Fabisiak, PhD, U Pittsburgh
New Research on Birth Outcomes
– Lisa McKenzie, PhD, U of Colorado Anschutz
New Research on Other Health Outcomes
– Seth Shonkoff, PhD, PSE Healthy Energy/UC Berkeley
Climate Change, COVID 19, Fossil Fuels and Plastics
– Brian Schwartz, MD, Johns Hopkins
There will also be a networking session on Tuesday from 3:45-4:30.