Agenda

Climate and Health in North Carolina 2011

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

7:45-8:15am Coffee and Registration
8:15-9:10am Introductions

Lauren Thie (NC Division of Public Health)

Steven Davis (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Janine Nicholson and Linda Rimer (NC Interagency Leadership Team)

Mimi Cooper (NC Association of Local Health Directors)

Chip Konrad (Southeast Regional Climate Center)

9:10-9:45am Keynote Address: Weather and Climate in North Carolina

Ryan Boyles, State Climatologist (NC State University)

9:45-10:00am Coffee Break
10:00-11:15 Panel Discussion: Heat Waves 

Chris Fuhrmann (Southeast Regional Climate Center, UNC-Chapel Hill)

David Richardson (Department of Epidemiology, UNC-Chapel Hill)

Alan Dellapenna (Injury and Violence Prevention Branch, NC Division of Public Health)

11:15am-12:30pm Panel Discussion: Air Quality

Brian Eder (Environmental Protection Agency)

Karin Yeatts (Department of Epidemiology, UNC-Chapel Hill)

Winston Liao (NC Division of Public Health)

12:30-1:30pm Lunch
1:30-2:45 Panel Discussion: Waterborne and Foodborne Illnesses

Chip Konrad (Southeast Regional Climate Center, UNC-Chapel Hill)

Rachel Noble (Department of Marine Sciences, UNC-Chapel Hill)

Lee-Ann Jaykus (Department of Food Science, NC State University)

2:45-3:00pm Coffee Break
3:00-4:15pm Panel Discussion: Severe Storms

Ryan Boyles (State Climate Office, NC State University)

Julie Casani (NC Division of Public Health)

Joanna Forester (NC Division of Mental Health/Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services) 

4:15-4:30pm Adaptation Strategies for Public Health in North Carolina

Amy Morsch (Southeast Climate Resource Center, Duke University)

4:30-4:45pm Wrap-up and Steps Forward

Lauren Thie (NC Division of Public Health)

5:15-7:00pm Reception, Top of the Hill Restaurant, 100 E. Franklin St., 3rd Floor