Biomonitoring California Workshop, March 2011

Meeting Date & Time: Thursday, March 17, 2011 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Location: 
Elihu M. Harris State Office Building, Auditorium 1515 Clay Street, Oakland, California

Agenda

 

Biomonitoring California Workshop
Understanding and Interpreting Biomonitoring Results
Elihu M. Harris State Office Building, Auditorium
1515 Clay Street, Oakland, California

March 17, 2011, 9 am to 5 pm

9:00 Welcome
George Alexeeff, Acting Director, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment

9:10 Overview of workshop goals and introduction of morning speakers

9:25 Biomonitoring of Exposure to Environmental Chemicals: Complexities in Interpreting Data
Dana Barr, Emory University

9:55 "Is It Safe?": New Ethics for Reporting Personal Exposures to Environmental Chemicals
Ruthann Rudel, Silent Spring Institute

10:25 Break

10:45 Making Sense of Human Biomonitoring Data
Tina Bahadori, American Chemistry Council

11:15 Morning questions and discussion


11:45 Lunch

1:00 Introduction of afternoon speakers

1:10 Interpreting Biomonitoring Data in a Risk Assessment Context Using Biomonitoring Equivalents

Lesa Aylward, Summit Toxicology

1:40 Importance of Pharmacokinetics and Distributional Analysis for Understanding Biomonitoring Results
Dale Hattis, Clark University

2:10 Understanding and Interpreting Biomonitoring Results in the Context of Sustainable Communities
Amy Kyle, UC Berkeley

2:40 Break

3:00 Afternoon questions and discussion

3:30 Panel discussion (all speakers) with audience participation

4:45 Wrap up

5:00 Adjourn

For questions on the workshop, contact: biomonitoring@oehha.ca.gov