Upcoming Events

Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) Conference & Expo

When: October 12-17, 2014
Where: Hilton Long Beach & Executive Meeting Center, Long Beach, California

Green Science Policy Institute’s Science and Policy Associate, Avery Lindeman, will address California’s changing furniture flammability standard and potential changes to code requirements for plastic foam insulation on October 13 or 14.

From SFPE president Carl Baldassarra:
I invite you to join your colleagues and other industry professionals at the 2014 Conference & Expo: “Engineering A Fire Safe World,” being held at the Hilton Long Beach & Executive Center in Long Beach, CA, October 12-17. This event is THE source for technical information and technology for practicing fire protection and fire safety engineers. A most interesting technical program of speakers (with PDHs, of course); reports from our Executive Director, President and Treasurer; our annual awards program; a presentation about our strategic plan for the future of SFPE; the chapter Senate meeting; the Expo and a host of other activities await you!

Experience Architecture Week

Green Science Policy Executive Director Arlene Blum will speak at the third American Institutes of Architects, Central Valley Chapter Experience Architecture Week, at the VISIONARY event.

Presented in collaboration with AIA Central Valley, The Crocker Art Museum, US Green Building Council/Capitol Branch, and Central Valley Capital Collaborative.

When: October 16, 2014, 5:40pm
Where: Crocker Art Museum, 216 O Street, Sacramento, California

5th Safer Consumer Products Summit

When: October 22-24, 2014
Where: Marine’s Memorial Club & Hotel, San Francisco, California

Green Science Policy Institute Executive Director Arlene Blum will be a panel speaker at the 5th Safer Consumer Products Summit on October 22.

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Toxic Hot Seat Special Screening

Hosted by Contra Costa County and Alameda County Training Officers Association, this special screening of the HBO documentary Toxic Hot Seat includes a presentation by Be the Match and a panel discussion with Dr. Arlene Blum, James Redford, and Toni Stefani.

When: November 13, 2014, 6-9pm
Where: Grand Lake Theater, 3200 Grand Avenue, Oakland, California

Flame Retardant Dilemma Symposium

The next Flame Retardant Dilemma Symposium will be held at UC Berkeley, California in 150 University Hall. Contributors from academia, industry, government, and citizen groups will share information on flame retardants and flammability standards. Write veronica@greensciencepolicy.org to receive registration information when it becomes available.

When: February 13, 2015, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Where: 150 University Hall, UC Berkeley, California

More details to come.

2014 Symposium Info

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