November 29, 2018, 8:30 am - 1 pm

The Social Lounge at
Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health
700 2nd St. NE Washington, D.C. 20002

Registration and Breakfast

9:00 am
Opening Plenary Session

  • Keynote Address by Former EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, Director of C-CHANGE (Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

9:20 am
Presentation of The 2018 report of the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change: Shaping the Health of Nations for Centuries to Come and Companion 2018 Lancet Countdown U.S. Brief

  • Dr. Jeremy J. Hess, MD, MPH, Author, Lancet Countdown Global Report

  • Dr. Renee N. Salas, MD, MPH, MS, Lead Author, Lancet Countdown U.S. Brief

10:00 - 10:30 am
Break (Tea and coffee will be served)

10:35 am
Morning Plenary Resumes

10:45 am
Plenary Panel: Health, Healers and Healthcare on a Warming Planet

  • Vann Newkirk, MSPH, (Moderator) Staff Writer, The Atlantic

  • Ashish K. Jha, MD, MPH, Dean for Global Strategy at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Director of the Harvard Global Health Institute

  • Samantha Ahdoot, MD, FAAP, Chair, Virginia Clinicians for Climate Action, Pediatrician, Pediatric Associates of Alexandria

  • Georges Benjamin, MD, Executive Director, American Public Health Association (APHA)

  • Jeannie Economos, Pesticide Safety and Environmental Health Project Coordinator for the Farmworker Association of Florida

11:40 am
Closing Keynote Address by the Honorable Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27)

12:00 - 1:00 pm
Networking Lunch