Climate and Health Conference

Please note that registration is full for this event. A few spots may be available at the door if you’d like to try to attend.

January 27, 2017

Time Topic Speakers
9:00AM Welcome & Introductions Kristie L. Ebi and Jeremy J. Hess – CHanGE Co-Directors
9:10AM The State of Washington actions on the health risks of climate change Clark Halvorson – WA State DOH
9:30AM Introduction to the health risks of infectious diseases Cory Morin – CHanGE Faculty Member
9:40AM Influence of El Nino on human health Gregory Glass – University of Florida
10:00AM Vectorborne diseases in a changing climate Nick Ogden – Public Health Agency of Canada
10:20AM Coffee Break
10:55AM Climate change and Aedes-transmitted arboviruses in the United States Andy Monaghan – University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
11:15AM Health risks of climate change in China LIU Qiyong – China CDC
11:35AM Discussion of the health risks of infectious diseases chaired by Marguerite Pappaioanou – UW Environmental Health
11:50AM Lunch
12:50PM Introduction to the health risks of hot days and heatwaves Kim Knowlton – Columbia University, NRDC
1:00PM Populations particularly vulnerable to hot days and heatwaves Patrick Kinney – Columbia University
1:20PM Developing a heatwave early warning system Christofer Astrom – Umea University
1:40PM National Integrated Heat Health Information System Juli Trtanj – NOAA
2:00PM Advances in understanding personal heat exposures Jennifer Vanos – Texas Tech University
2:20PM Discussion of the health risks of hot days and heatwaves chaired by Nick Bond – University of Washington/NOAA JISAO
2:35PM Coffee Break
2:50PM Introduction to resilience to the health risks of climate variability and change Kristie Ebi – CHanGE Director
3:00PM Using climate information services to improve health Joy Shumake-Guillemot – WHO/WMO
3:20PM Health benefits of green infrastructure Kathryn Bowen – Australian National University
3:40PM Discussion of resilience to the health risks of climate change Jeremy Hess – CHanGE Co-Director
4:00PM Wrap-up