Prior to the 2016 Dioxin Symposium, leading scientists, including Dr. Linda Birnbaum, Dr. Philippe Grandjean, Dr. Roland Weber, and Dr. Myrto Petreas, will share their expertise on the science and policy of organohalogens in consumer products.
When: Aug 28, 2016, 9:00am – 4:30pm
Where: Palazzo dei Congressi, Florence, Italy.
Deputy Director Avery Lindeman will join a panel at the Living Product Expo to present on the institute’s work towards healthy and affordable building materials.
When: September 13 – 15, 2016
Where: E David L. Lawrence Convention Center, 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA
Prior to the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association National Conference, Green Science Policy Institute will facilitate a half-day workshop on management of waste foams and plastics mixed with flame retardants. Participants will learn about the products that contain flame retardants and challenges associated with their end-of- life and will explore strategies for improved waste management.
When: Oct 10, 2016, 12:00 – 5:00pm
Where: NAHMMA Meeting, Portland, OR.
This one-day participatory workshop will bring together experts in academia and industry to develop basic scientific research projects pertaining to the responsible disposal of foams and plastics containing flame retardants.
When: February 8, 2017
Where: Berkeley, CA