International Symposium on Children’s Environmental Health

25 June 2018

National Institute for Environmental Studies will hold the International Symposium on Children’s Environmental Health with three outstanding researchers from the United States. In the symposium, presented are 1) health and economic benefits of preventing impact of chemical exposures, especially among children, 2) impact of air pollution on children and 3) needs and contributions of children’s environmental health studies.
Symposium is open for public and free of charge. Pre-registration is required.

Date: Wednesday, 24 October 2018 (14:00–16:00)
Venue: International Congress Center, Epochal Tsukuba, Room 201
Organiser: National Institute for Environmental Studies
Co-organiser: Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Language: English
Registration: Free (Pre-registration required. Registration will close when it reaches 100.)


14:00–14:15 Opening remark
Shoji F. Nakayama, MD, PhD (Head, Exposure Dynamics Research Section, Centre for Health and Environmental Risk Research, National Institute for Environmental Studies)
14:15–14:45 Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals: A Costly Public Health Threat with
Opportunities for Prevention
Leonardo Trasande, MD, MPP (Chief, Division of Environmental Pediatrics, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Environmental Medicine & Population Health, NYU School of Medicine)
14:45–15:15 The Impact of Air Pollution Exposure on Children’s Health
Michelle L. Bell, PhD (Mary E. Pinchot Professor of Environmental Health, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies)
15:15–15:45 Healthy and Sustainable Environments for Our Children: Turning Research
into Practice
Sally P. Darney, PhD (Editor-in-Chief, Environmental Health Perspectives, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences)
15:45–16:00 Panel discussion

Send an email with the following information to nies-symposium@janus.co.jp:
Subject: International Symposium on Children’s Environmental Health
Text: Name and affiliation

Pre-registration deadline: Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Registration will close when the number of participants reaches 100.

Ms Seki, JAPAN Studies Co., Ltd.