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Event :Isocyanates and Health: Past, Present and Future

Dates :Wednesday April 03rd, 2013 - Thursday April 04th, 2013

Location :Bolger Conference Center
Potomac, United States

Type :Conference & Seminar - International audience

Accreditation :13 crédits - CACME and ACCME Accreditation


 

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Editorial

The purpose of this scientific conference is to identify and discuss the latest knowledge and important issues on the health effects of isocyanates, including current best evidence about exposure monitoring, environmental controls and clinical management.

Objectives

• Worker and consumer protection issues
• Environmental exposure/monitoring
• Occupational health surveillance/management
• Toxicity testing/animal models/biomarkers
• Respiratory epidemiology and disease
• Human cancer risk
• Research to practice/health communication (integrated across each theme above)

Program

The purpose of this multidisciplinary international conference is to identify and discuss the latest knowledge and important issues on the health effects of isocyanates, including current best evidence about exposure monitoring, environmental controls and clinical management.

The conference brings together leading scientific experts, regulators, clinicians, industry and worker stakeholders from around the world to present and discuss the current state of knowledge regarding isocyanates - what is known, what is not known and to identify research priorities to move the science forward in areas relevant to regulators and policy-makers as well as all stakeholders involved in worker protection, monitoring occupational health and safety, workplace practices and clinical management.

Target Audience

This Conference will be of interest to Bench and Clinical Scientists, Occupational Medicine Specialists, Industrial Hygienists, Clinicians, Pulmonary, Immunological Allergy Specialists, Researchers, Toxicologists, Government Research and Regulatory Agencies, Industry and Worker Representatives, Health and Safety Organizations, Health Communications Specialists, Isocyanates Manufacturers and Secondary Users, Consumer Health Organizations.

Abstract deadline: February 18, 2013

Organizing committee

James Lockey MD, MS
Andrew Comai MS
Gary L. Ellison PhD, MPH 
Pertti (Bert) J. Hakkinen PhD
John Holland MD, MPH
Andrea Pfahles-Hutchens MS
Robert P. Streicher PhD
Mark J. Utell MD
 

Scientific committee

Karl Auerbach MD, MBA
John R Balmes MD
Pierre Band MD, FRCPC
Dhimiter Bello ScD, MSc
David Bernstein MD, FACP
Claude Emond MSc, PhD
David Fishwick MB, ChB, MRCP (UK), AFOM, MD
Armen Ghazarian, MPH
Philip Harber MD, MPH
Vikas Kapil DO, MPH, FACOEM

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Location

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Bolger Conference Center
Potomac
United States
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Canadian Institute for the Relief of Pain and Disability
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Isocyanates and Health: Past, Present and Future Cardiology - Epidemiology - Occupational Medicine - Research - Toxicology
isocyanates, respiratory health, cancer, exposure, toxicology, research, cardiology, cardiologist
Professionals, Bench and Clinical Scientists, Occupational Medicine Specialists, Industrial Hygienists, Clinicians, Pulmonary, Immunological Allergy Specialists, Researchers, Toxicologists, Government Research and Regulatory Agencies, Industry and Worker Representatives, Health and Safety Organizations, Health Communication Specialists, Isocyanates Manufacturers and Secondary Users, Consumer Health Organizations
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