Many New Topics!

Join us online for the 2024 Winter Virtual Conference on Lead, Healthy Housing & Home Safety!

February 26-28, 2024

Includes unlimited access on demand until August 2024!

​Expand your expertise and knowledge by registering for the 2024 Winter Virtual Conference on Lead, Healthy Housing & Home Safety.

A great learning event, the content of the virtual conference includes the following:

Presentations that provide you with strategies for implementing and evaluating programs in your community. Being able to access these discussions and benefit from the “lessons learned” will be of substantial value to you.

Colleague’s presentations that will provide you with insights into ways to undertake lead and healthy housing programs and enhance what you’re doing in your community.

Presentation Topics

Here is a Partial Listing of Topics for the 2024 Winter Virtual Conference

How and why community health workers should be brought into the lead poisoning prevention “ecosystem” by Elyse Pivnick, Senior Advisor, Isles, Inc. Trenton, NJ.

Unhealthy homes: common problems and corrective actions, recommendations and requirements (parts 1, 2 and 3) by Tom Laubenthal, CEO, TGL Consulting, Inc., Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Eliminating German cockroach infestations using assessment-based pest management: no resident cooperation required by Dini Miller, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA

Household product poisoning an entire family and the team approach involving multiple agencies in response to this by Joe Laquatra, Professor Emeritus, Cornell University, Morganton, GA

Abatement for housing rehabilitation programs and how to navigate the regulatory requirements by Michelle DeGarmo, President, Flatley Read, Inc., Schuylerville, NY

Proposed EPA Dust Lead Hazard Standards and Dust Lead Post-Abatement Clearance Levels and the Technical Analysis of the proposed rule by Claire Brisse and Mark Myer, US EPA, Washington, DC

Response to the EPA proposed Dust Lead Hazard and Clearance Rule by Howard Varner, Lab Director, Environmental Hazards Services, Richmond, VA

Response to the EPA proposed Dust Lead Hazard and Clearance Rule by Dave Jacobs, Chief Scientist, National Center for Healthy Housing, Columbia, MD

Response to the EPA proposed Dust Lead Hazard and Clearance Rule by Ron Peik, CEO, Alpine Environmental, Chelmsford, MA

Protecting children’s health from environmental hazards found in childcare facilities by Kathy Attar, Children’s Environmental Health Network & Eco-Healthy Child Care, Washington, DC

Using social media and mass media to reach at-risk populations by Kate Kirkwood, Program Manager, Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes Program, Sullivan County, NH

Empowering families to prevent pervasive lead exposure when abatement or relocation are not immediate options by Marta Kostecki, Regional Lead Treatment Center, New Haven, CT

Assessing the readability levels of lead poisoning information materials by Harriet Okatch, Assistant Professor, Public Health Program, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA

Integrated Pest Management in a hoarded homes by Dion Lerman, Environmental Health Program Specialist, Pennsylvania IPM Program, Penn State University

EPA’s national local lead action plan guide by Hannah Bartling, US EPA, Washington, DC

Aging in place program: home and community innovative opportunities by Mary Endrusick, Aging in Place Manager, NeighborhoodWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania, Scranton, PA

Eliminating lead service lines by Roya Alkafaji, Manager, Healthy Communities, Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, D.C.

Fifty years of peeling away the lead paint problem by Dave Jacobs, Chief Scientist, National Center for Healthy Housing, Columbia, MD

NLC’s Healthy Housing Local Action Challenge: New Year, New Focus Areas by Becky O’Meara, National League of Cities, Washington, D.C.

Demonstrations of lead hazard inspection and sampling techniques by Mike Sharp, Senior Safety Officer, Janus Corporation, Concord, CA

Registration Information

The registration fee entitles you access to all the conference presentations through August 2024, plus a complimentary copy of the Conference Summary Guide for each registrant . All rates are a fixed price and includes all attendees within the selected option.

Number of Attendees

Flat Rate

1

$119

2-3

$229

4-9

$350

10-20

$600

The Printable Conference Summary Guide is included at no extra charge if registered by January 15, 2024.
Discounted group rates are only applicable if the members belong to the same organization.

The Conference Summary Guide

For a limited time, the Conference Summary Guide is provided with your registration at no extra cost.

The Conference Summary Guide is a printable, carefully designed resource allowing registrants to have a handy summary of the presentations and a way to revisit the topics at any time. Each summary is consistently structured for ease of use and understanding to ensure that readers can quickly access critical points.

When Will the Virtual Conference Take Place?

The virtual three-day conference will be held from February 26-28, 2024.

Where Can I View the Virtual Conference?

Wherever you’re most comfortable. Since this is a virtual conference, you will be accessing all of the presentations online through a computer or mobile device that has an Internet connection.

What if I Can’t Make Some of the Sessions?

No problem! You will have unlimited access to replay all sessions until August 2024.

When will I get a copy of the Conference Summary Guide?

The Winter 2024 Virtual Conference Summary Guide will be available on the last day of the conference. The download link will be provided both online and emailed to you.

Will CEUs be Awarded?

The Winter 2024 Virtual Conference has been approval for 20 CEU hours by the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA). Registrants will receive the NEHA pre-approval form upon request.

By attending the Virtual Conference on Lead and Healthy Housing, here’s what you’ll get:
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Expansive Knowledge: Gain insights and strategies for implementing effective community programs in lead and healthy housing.

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Flexibility and Accessibility: Enjoy 24/7 access to all presentations until August 2024, allowing you to learn at your own pace and convenience.

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Comprehensive Resources: Receive a printable Conference Summary Guide with early registration, providing structured summaries of presentations for future reference.

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Diverse Topics: The conference covers a wide range of subjects, providing a comprehensive understanding of various aspects of healthy housing and lead prevention.

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Latest Research and Practices: Learn about the newest findings and best practices in the field, keeping you updated with the latest trends and innovations.

Registration Information

The registration fee entitles you access to all the conference presentations through August 2024, plus a complimentary copy of the Conference Summary Guide for each registrant . All rates are a fixed price and includes all attendees within the selected option.

Number of Attendees

Flat Rate

1

$119

2-3

$229

4-9

$350

10-20

$600

The Printable Conference Summary Guide is included at no extra charge if registered by January 15, 2024.
Discounted group rates are only applicable if the members belong to the same organization.

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