2023 NIEHS EHSCC Annual Meeting
October 17-19, 2023
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)
|Date||Time||Event (General and Science Section)|
|4-5:30 pm||Pre-meeting Activity – CEC Community Forum|
|October 17||Registration & Poster Setup|
|12 pm||Lunch and Meet & Greet|
|1:15 pm||Opening Keynote – Rick Woychik|
|2 pm||Coffee Break|
|2:20 pm||Plenary Session A – Environmental Contributions to Health Disparities|
|3:40 pm||Networking and ESI Poster Session|
|6:00 pm||Dinner Reception at the Houston Museum of Natural Science Morian Hall of Paleontology|
|October 18||8: 30 am||Breakfast and Poster Viewing|
|9:30 am||Informational Workshop: Precision Environmental Health Initiatives|
|11:15 am||Lunch & CEC Poster Viewing|
|1:30 pm||Plenary Session B- ESI Spotlight|
|3:50 pm||Coffee Break|
|4:10 pm||Plenary Session C: Multi-Omic Approaches to Precision Environmental Health|
|October 19||8 am-12:30 pm||Regular program concludes around 12:30 pm|
|8 am||Breakfast and Poster Viewing|
|8:30 am||Climate Change/DR2 Breakfast: Challenges of Communicating the Findings of Climate Change/DR2 Research with Diverse Audiences|
|9:30 am||Plenary Session D: Climate Change, DR2 and Health|
|10:50 am||Coffee Break & Take Down Posters|
|11:15 am||Closing Keynote – Thomas Hartung|
|12 pm||2024 EHSCC Meeting Announcement and Closing Thoughts|
|12:30 pm||Lunch, Take Down Posters|
|October 19||1-3:30 pm||Special Session: Climate Change/DR2 Small Group Workshop|
|1:00 pm||Selected ESI flash talks|
|1:20 pm||Panel Discussion 1: The BIG 3 – Hurricanes, Extreme Heat, and Wildfires|
|2:15 pm||Open Forum|
|2:45||Panel 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.
- Currently, our discounted room block is fully booked. If attendees are looking for accommodations, it’s best to reserve directly through the Westin website to get the best available rate. Here’s the link for easy access: https://www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/houwa-the-westin-houston-medical-center-museum-district/overview/?scid=f2ae0541-1279-4f24-b197-a979c79310b0
- If you have any inquiries or encounter challenges regarding room reservations at the Westin, please contact Lesly Martinez, Westin Group Housing Coordinator and Wendy Tran, Westin Senior Conference Services Manager.
The Westin Houston Medical Center/Museum District has two nearby airports:
- George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) – Distance from the hotel: 25.3 miles
- William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) – Distance from the hotel: 12.7 miles
If you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact us at email@example.com.
Join us for an inspiring and fruitful conference in Houston!
One Baylor Plaza, MS 229
Houston, TX 77030
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