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Saturday, June 27, 2015

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7:00 AM–6:00 PM

REGISTRATION OPEN – Registration Desk

   

7:00 AM–6:00 PM

SPEAKER READY ROOM OPEN – St. Lambert

   

7:30 AM–8:00 AM

EDUCATION COURSE COFFEE AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST – Westmount

 

 

8:00 AM–12:00 Noon

EDUCATION COURSE SESSION 1 – Westmount
(Separate Registration Required)

 

Occupational and Environmental Exposures: Reproductive and Developmental Hazards in the Workplace and Home

  Organized by the Education Committee, Chairperson, Janet Hardy, ECC Population Health
8:00 AM–8:10 AM Welcome
  Mary Alice Smith, Teratology Society President
   
8:10 AM–8:40 AM Narsingh Agnish Fellow Lecture
 

Melissa S. Tassinari, US Food and Drug Administration

   
8:40 AM–8:45 AM Course Overview
  Education Committee Chairperson, Janet Hardy, ECC Population Health
   
8:45 AM–9:30 AM Overview of Occupational and Environmental Teratogenic Exposures, Prepregnancy through Childhood
  Jonathan Chevrier, McGill University
   
9:30 AM–10:15 AM Global Regulatory Guidelines and Risk Assessment for Occupational and Environmental Hazards
  Elaine Z. Francis, Sandcastle Toxicology and Alan M. Hoberman, Charles River
   
10:15 AM–10:30 AM Break
   
10:30 AM–11:15 AM Postnatal Exposures: Truths and Myths of Occupational and Environmental Hazards in Human Milk
  Ruth A. Lawrence, University of Rochester Medical Center
   
11:15 AM–12:00 Noon How to Evaluate Workplace, Environmental, and Home Exposures and Their Risks during Pregnancy
  Richard K. Miller, University of Rochester Medical Center
   
12:00 Noon–1:30 PM LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
   
   
   

1:30 PM–5:00 PM

EDUCATION COURSE SESSION 2 – Westmount
(Separate Registration Required)

 

Ethics and Ethical Implications

  Organized by the Education Committee, Chairperson, Janet Hardy, ECC Population Health
 

(Will be presented by I. Glenn Cohen, Harvard Law School)

   
1:30 PM–1:35 PM Course Overview
  Education Committee, Chairperson, Janet Hardy, ECC Population Health
   
1:35 PM–2:20 PM Fundamentals of Ethics in Research
  Bernard Robaire, McGill University
   
2:20 PM–3:05 PM Procurement of Reproductive Goods and Services for Research, Clinical, or Individual Purposes
 

I. Glenn Cohen, Harvard Law School

   
3:05 PM–3:20 PM Break
   
3:20 PM–4:05 PM Ethical and Social Implications of Prenatal Testing and the Challenge of Noninvasive Prenatal Testing
  Vardit Ravitsky, Université de Montréal
   
4:05 PM–4:50 PM Ethical Decision-Making regarding Preterm and Small-for-Gestational-Age Babies
  Annie Janvier, Université de Montréal
   
4:50 PM–5:00 PM Discussion
   

5:30 PM–7:30 PM

STUDENT AND POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW MIXER – Le Belvedere

 

 

6:30 PM–9:30 PM

COUNCIL 1B MEETING AND COMMITTEE REPORTS/LEADERSHIP TRAINING – Fontaine H

 

 





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