NORA Symposium 2008: Public Market for Ideas and Partnerships

July 29, 2008
Sheraton Denver West Hotel

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Agenda

Tuesday, July 29
5:00 – 7:00 PM Registration
Monday, July 28
7:30 AM – 5:00 PM Registration
8:00-5:00 Posters
Location: Lakewood Ballroom
8:00-5:00 NIOSH and ERC Exhibit
Location: Lakewood Ballroom
8:30-8:45 Welcome
Location: City Lights Ballroom

Lee S. Newman, MD, MA
Director, NIOSH Mountain and Plains Education and Research Center

Christine Branche, Ph D
Acting Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

8:45-9:15 Keynote Address
Location: City Lights Ballroom

NORA at Twelve: Transcultural Occupational Safety and Health


John Howard, MD, MPH,
Former Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
9:15-9:45 NORA Liaison Committee Awards Presentation: Update from the 2006 Winners
Location: City Lights Ballroom

2006 National Occupational Research Agenda Innovative Research Award
Reducing the Impact of Green Tobacco Sickness among Latino Farmworkers
Thomas A. Arcury, PhD
Professor and Research Director, Department of Family and Community Medicine. Wake Forest University School of Medicine

2006 National Occupational Research Agenda Partnering Awards for Worker Health and Safety Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention in Health Care Workers
Jim Collins, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Science, Division of Safety Research, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Collaborative Partnerships and Products of the NIOSH Hazardous Drug Working Group
Melissa A. McDiarmid, MD, MPH, DABT
Professor of Medicine and Director, University of Maryland, Occupational Health Program

9:45-10:00 NORA Liaison Committee 2008 Awards Presentation
Location: City Lights Ballroom

Bonnie Rogers DrPh
Chair, NORA Liaison Committee

10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:45 Sector Workshops
The sector workshops will each be led by the sector council leaders and will provide participants with an opportunity to learn about and comment on each sector’s draft strategic and implementation plans for the nation. Each workshop will be repeated in the afternoon so each participant should pick two sector workshops to attend.
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
    Location: City Lights 1
  • Construction
    Location: City Lights 3
  • Healthcare and Social Assistance
    Location: Genesee
  • Manufacturing
    Location: Green Mountain
  • Services/Public Safety
    Location: Red Rock
  • Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities
    Location: Lookout Mountain
  • Wholesale and Retail Trade
    Location: Suite 317
11:45-1:00 Lunch (provided)
Location: Assembly Area/City Lights Balcony
12:00-12:45 Oil and Gas Extraction Town Hall Meeting
Location: Suite 312
1:00-2:15 Sector Workshops (repeated)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
    Location: City Lights 1
  • Construction
    Location: City Lights 3
  • Healthcare and Social Assistance
    Location: Genesee
  • Manufacturing
    Location: Green Mountain
  • Services/Public Safety
    Location: Red Rock
  • Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities
    Location: Lookout Mountain
  • Wholesale and Retail Trade
    Location: Suite 317
2:15-2:30 Break
2:30-5:00 Poster Presentations with the Authors
Location: Lakewood Ballroom
Page last reviewed: October 22, 2008 (archived document)