2023 NIEHS EHSCC Meeting

2023 NIEHS EHSCC Annual Meeting

October 17-19, 2023
Houston, TX

Welcome to the NIEHS Environmental Health Sciences Core Centers Annual Meeting!

October 17 – 19, 2023
The Westin Houston Medical Center/Museum District
1709 Dryden Rd, Houston, TX 77030

About the Conference

GC-CPEH is excited to host the 2023 NIEHS Environmental Health Science Core Centers (EHSCC) Annual Meeting in Houston. The EHSCC Meeting brings together leading researchers, scientists, and the community in the field of environmental health science. Join us for a three-day event filled with enlightening sessions, interactive discussions, and networking opportunities. Online Registration will be opening soon, and we will provide more details in the coming months.

Don’t forget!  We have a special dinner reception planned on October 17th at the Houston Museum of Natural Science Morian Hall of Paleontology. This is a great chance to meet other professionals in the field of Environmental Health Science while exploring the museum’s prehistoric exhibits. It will be a memorable evening filled with networking and fun. We hope to see you there!

Stay tuned for updates and further information on the conference registration, program, keynote speakers, sessions, and additional special events. We look forward to welcoming you to this exceptional gathering of environmental health scientists in Houston!

DRAFT Schedule at-a-glance

(Program in Central Time, subject to change)

DateTimeEvent (General and Science Section)
October 164-5:30 pmPre-meeting Activity – CEC Community Forum
October 1711:30 amRegistration & Poster Setup
12 pmLunch and Meet & Greet
1:15 pmOpening Keynote – Rick Woychik
2 pmCoffee Break
2:20 pmPlenary Session A – Environmental Contributions to Health Disparities
3:40 pmNetworking and ESI Poster Session  
6:00 pmDinner Reception at the Houston Museum of Natural Science Morian Hall of Paleontology
October 188: 30 amBreakfast and Poster Viewing
9:30 amInformational Workshop: Precision Environmental Health Initiatives
11:15 amLunch & CEC Poster Viewing
1:30 pmPlenary Session B- ESI Spotlight
3:50 pmCoffee Break
4:10 pmPlenary Session C: Multi-Omic Approaches to Precision Environmental Health
October 198 am-12:30 pm Regular program concludes around 12:30 pm
8 amBreakfast and Poster Viewing
8:30 amClimate Change/DR2 Breakfast: Challenges of Communicating the Findings of Climate Change/DR2 Research with Diverse Audiences
9:30 amPlenary Session D: Climate Change, DR2 and Health
10:50 amCoffee Break & Take Down Posters
11:15 amClosing Keynote – Thomas Hartung
12 pm2024 EHSCC Meeting Announcement and Closing Thoughts
12:30 pmLunch, Take Down Posters
October 191-3:30 pmSpecial Session: Climate Change/DR2 Small Group Workshop
1:00 pm Selected ESI flash talks
1:20 pmPanel Discussion 1: The BIG 3 – Hurricanes, Extreme Heat, and Wildfires
2:15 pmOpen Forum
2:45Panel Discussion 2: Effective Disaster Response and Adapting to Climate Change

Exclusive Room Rates and Venue Information for Conference

The meeting will be held at the Westin Houston Medical Center/Museum District located at 1709 Dryden Rd, Houston, Texas 77030. As partners with the hotel, we are delighted to offer conference attendees an exclusive discounted rate of $159 per night.

Air Travel

The Westin Houston Medical Center/Museum District has two nearby airports:

Contact Us

If you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact us at gc-cpeh@bcm.edu.

Join us for an inspiring and fruitful conference in Houston!


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