Highly Fluorinated Compounds – Registration Now Open


Registration is open now!

June 14-15, 2017 

Highly Fluorinated Compounds – Social and Scientific Discovery 

Northeastern University, Boston

This two-day conference in Boston will address the social, scientific, political, economic, and environmental health issues raised by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs). It will examine both ubiquitous exposure in consumer products and discrete historic and recent contamination discoveries in drinking water and soil around the world.

The online program is now available.

This conference will bring together scientists, government agency professionals, community-based organization leaders, national and regional environmental advocates, retail and industry representatives, journalists, and lawyers. In addition to plenary speakers and panels, there will be time for smaller discussions (e.g., community activism, waste management, journalism).

Dr. Linda Birnbaum, Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, will be the keynote speaker.

This conference is sponsored by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, the Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute (Northeastern University Boston MA), Silent Spring Institute (Newton MA), Testing for Pease (Portsmouth NH), and Toxics Action Center (Boston MA).

To register, please visit: https://commerce.cashnet.com/SFHFCSSD. Space is limited, so we recommend registering as soon as possible to secure your spot.

If you have questions or require any assistance, please contact:

Stephanie Knutson s.knutson@northeastern.edu