Environmental Drivers of Health virtual conference
When: July 7-11, 2014
En*theos and Dr. Sara Gottfried present an online conference on how the environment – from the air you breathe to the foods you eat to your daily thoughts – can either help or harm your body.
Toxic Hot Seat: Special Screening
When: July 23, 2014, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: David Brower Center Goldman Theater, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Cost: Free for USGBC members, $10 for non-members
Hosted by the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) and the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), this special screening of the HBO documentary Toxic Hot Seat includes a presentation and Q&A on California’s TB 117-2013 and TB 133 regulations.
RSVP by July 18 to reserve a spot.
The Science and Policy of Organohalogens in Consumer Products
Before the 2014 Dioxin symposium, leading scientists will share their expertise on the science and policy of organohalogen flame retardants and fluorinated chemicals. Following short talks and group discussions, we will develop actionable steps to bring the scientific information to decision makers to protect human health and the environment from these harmful chemicals.
When: August 31, 2014, 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Meliá Castilla Hotel, Calle Capitán Haya, 43, 28020 – Madrid, Spain
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 Executive Director Arlene Blum will speak on California’s changing furniture flammability standards 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!