Nov 17 & 18, 2020, Noon to 4:30pm on ZOOM: 8th Annual Shale Frac’ing & Public Health Conference

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:

The conference is free but you need to register.

More information and videos from past conferences:

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.

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