2019 Western Agriculture Safety and Health Conference - Cultivating Collaborations
August 7-9, 2019
University of Washington campus, Seattle, WA
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This is a rare opportunity for those engaged in injury and illness prevention research in farming, fishing, and forestry. The western US shares a common history with these vital agricultural industries, landscapes, and communities. Likewise, we share common agricultural practices, workforces, and the means to improve conditions.
Cultivating Collaborations is co-sponsored by the five western NIOSH Agricultural Centers, the NIOSH Western States Division, and participation is invited from all partners in the implementation of science, service, and policy.
Cultivating Collaborations, reflects the conference goal to build collaborative relationships and foster the exchange of ideas. Attendees will include academic researchers, students, and extension educators, and a broad range of research partners from community organizations, producers, health care providers, and government agencies.
The core program, presenters and schedule will be posted April 2019.
Our core program addresses forward thinking and innovative research, with thematic sessions on:
- Hired and contract workforces
- Climate change and health impacts
- Animal agriculture and the One Health approach
- Surveillance research
- Injury and exposure prevention
- Best practices in engagement
We invite you to participate in the conference through:
- Lightning talks and poster presentations.
- Built-in discussion time, including structured Roundtable Discussion Sessions (please contact email@example.com with your interest in hosting a table).
- Joining companion meetings: Dairy Safety Coalition (8/6/2019) and NIOSH AgFF NORA (afternoon of 8/9/2019).
- Submit your abstract by May 1, 2019.
REGISTRATION & TRAVEL
Opening April 2019. Special rates for students and scholarships for research partners.
Location: University of Washington's Husky Union Building, South Ballroom
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