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NAS Dispersants Committee - Meeting 4 (including workshop on Human Health)

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Tulane River and Coastal Center

1370 Port of New Orleans Place

New Orleans, LA 70130

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A workshop of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, planned by the Committee on Evaluation of the Use of Chemical Dispersants in Oil Spill Response.

Registration is open to attend in-person and to participate remotely. Remote log in information will be distributed to registrants prior to the meeting.

There is paid parking available for attendees on Henderson St. about a block away from the Tulane River and Coastal Center. The earlybird rate (arrival before 10 am) is $5, after which the rate rises to $15.

Lunch and periodic breaks will be provided.

*** AGENDA (DRAFT) ***

January 31st, 2018

9:30 AM Welcome and Introductions

  • Mary Landry, Committee Chair
  • Stacee Karras, Study Director

9:45 AM Exposure assessments – Gold standard vs Real World

  • Maureen Lichtveld, Tulane

10:15 AM Epidemiological studies: NIEHS GuLF Study and Coast Guard Study

  • Dale Sandler, NIEHS
  • Erica Schwartz, U.S. Coast Guard
  • Jennifer Rusiecki, Uniformed Services University

11:15 AM Panel Discussion

12:00 PM Working Lunch

1:00 PM Exposure pathways – At risk exposed groups

  • Patricia Stewart, Stewart Exposure Assessments, LLC
  • Mark Stenzel, Exposure Assessments Applications, LLC
  • Bradley King, The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • Maureen Lichtveld, Tulane

2:30 PM Panel discussion

3:00 PM Break

3:30 PM Toxicology and in vitro and alternative models

  • Richard Judson, EPA Tox21
  • Scott Masten, National Toxicology Program (declined, Bernie and Julia agree that there would be overlap)
  • James Fabisiak (willing to remotely present)

4:15 PM Q & A

4:45 PM Closing Remarks for Day 1

5:00 PM Day 1 adjourns

6:00 PM Committee dinner

February 1st, 2018

10:00 AM Welcome and Introductions

  • Mary Landry, Committee Chair
  • Stacee Karras, Study Director

10:05 AM Seafood safety / indirect effects

  • Susan Klasing, CA EPA
  • Bob Dickey, University of Texas Austin

10:45 AM Q & A / Discussion

11:15 AM Social behavioral effects

  • Steven Picou, University of South Alabama (invited)
  • Ann Bostrom, University of Washington (invited)

11:45 AM Q & A / Discussion

12:00 PM Working lunch

1:00 PM Risk perception and communication

  • Ann Hayward Walker, President and Founder of Scientific and Environmental Associates Inc.

1:30 PM Q & A / Discussion

2:00 PM Adjourn Open Session

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1370 Port of New Orleans Place

New Orleans, LA 70130

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