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AMERICAN MEDICAL WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION (AWMA) 102nd ANNIVERSARY MEETING

Executive Director Arlene Blum will be speaking.

When: March 31, 2017, 2:15pm.
Where: Embassy Suites SFO Waterfront, 150 Anza Blvd, Burlingame, CA.

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 253RD NATIONAL MEETING AND EXPOSITION

Green Science Policy Institute staff will be presenting three papers:

  • Executive Director Arlene Blum will present “GLRI success: Educating government and business towards reducing PBDEs and other chemicals of concern in the Great Lakes and beyond” on April 2, from 11:40pm – 12:00pm in the Sierra K room, San Francisco Marriott Marquis.
  • Science and Policy Fellow Tom Bruton will present “Remediation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances using heat-activated persulfate” on April 5, from 4:05pm – 4:30pm in the Sierra J room, San Francisco Marriott Marquis.
  • Arlene Blum will present “When do we need PFASs?: A policy and purchasing strategy for reducing their use” on April 6, from 11:05am – 11:30am in 3006 – Moscone Center.

When: April 2 – 6, 2017.
Where: San Francisco, CA.

WEBINAR: HIGHLY FLUORINATED CHEMICALS: A STICKY ISSUE

Learn about highly fluorinated stain and water repellant chemicals in this one-hour webinar. Leaders in the field will share their expertise on this persistent and potentially toxic class of chemicals. These talks were presented at recent Green Science Policy meetings.

When: Wednesday, April 19, 2017  at 11:00 AM Pacific / 2:00 PM Eastern
Questions: Veronica@GreenSciencePolicy.org

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INTERNATIONAL HOUSE BERKELEY 29TH ANNUAL AWARDS GALA

Arlene Blum will be honored by International House Berkeley as their Alumna of the Year at their 29th Annual Awards Gala.

When: April 27, 2017, 6:00pm.
Where: International House, 2299 Piedmont Ave, Berkeley, CA.

THE SCIENCE AND POLICY OF ORGANOHALOGENS IN CONSUMER PRODUCTS

Before the 2017 Dioxin symposium in Vancouver BC Canada, leading scientists will share their expertise on the science and policy of organohalogens in consumer products. The focus will be on flame retardants and fluorinated chemicals.

When: August 20, 2017
Where: Sheraton Wall Centre, 1088 Burrard St, Vancouver BC Canada V6Z 2R9

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