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Forum on Biodiversity and Human Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach To Examining the Links

National Museum of Natural History, Baird Auditorium
10th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC, DC 20013

September 14, 2006

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8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
William H. Farland, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Science, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Vice Admiral Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Jr., United States Navy (Retired), Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Administrator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Biodiversity Decline and Risks to Human Health
  9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Richard Ostfeld, Institute of Ecosystem Studies
  9:45 a.m. - 9:55 a.m. Questions and Discussion
  9:55 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. Vanessa Ezenwa, University of Montana
  10:10 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Questions and Discussion
   
10:20 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. BREAK
   
10:45 a.m. - 11:35 a.m. Disease Emergence in Terrestrial and Marine Environments
  10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Rita Colwell, University of Maryland
  11:00 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. Questions and Discussion
  11:10 a.m. - 11:25 a.m. Durland Fish, Yale University
  11:25 a.m. - 11:35 a.m. Questions and Discussion
   
11:35 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Natural Hazards and Coastal Biodiversity
  11:35 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Phil Berke, University of North Carolina
  11:50 p.m. - 12:00 p.m. Questions and Discussion
   
12:00 a.m. - 12:25 p.m. Soils, Biodiversity, and Links to Human Health
  12:00 p.m. - 12:15 p.m. Diana Wall, Colorado State University
  12:15 p.m. - 12:25 p.m. Questions and Discussion
   
12:25 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. LUNCH (on your own)
   
1:45 p.m. - 2:35 p.m. Environmental Change and Disease Risk
  1:45p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Tony Goldberg, University of Illinois
  2:00 p.m. - 2:10 p.m. Questions and Discussion
  2:10 p.m. - 2:25 p.m. Gregory Glass, Johns Hopkins University
  2:25 p.m. - 2:35 p.m. Questions and Discussion
   
2:35 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. International Perspective: Research on Environmental Change and Emerging Human Diseases
  2:35 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. Stephane de La Rocque, Emerging Diseases in a Changing European Environment
  2:50 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Questions and Discussion
   
3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. Biodiversity and Medicines
  3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. David Newman, National Cancer Institute
  3:15 p.m. - 3:25 p.m. Questions and Discussion
  3:25 p.m. - 3:40 p.m. Roberta Lee, Continuum Center for Health and Healing
  3:40 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. Questions and Discussion
   
3:50 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. BREAK
   
4:15 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. Applications to the Global Earth Observation System of Systems
  4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Jose Achache, Group on Earth Observations
  4:30 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. Questions and Discussion
   
4:40 p.m. - 5:05 p.m. Wildlife Trade and Risks to Biodiversity and Health
  4:40 p.m. - 4:55 p.m. Robert Cook, Wildlife Conservation Society
  4:55 p.m. - 5:05 p.m. Questions and Discussion
   
5:05 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Valuation of Biodiversity Benefits to Human Health Outcomes
  5:05 p.m. - 5:20 p.m. Subhrendu Pattanayak, RTI International
  5:20 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Questions and Discussion
   
5:30 p.m. Adjournment
   

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