Fukushima: How It Will Affect Our Children’s Future
March 11-12, 2013
New York Academy of Medicine
New York City
A unique two-day symposium, with an international panel of leading medical and biological scientists, nuclear engineers, and policy experts covering the bio-medical and ecological consequences of the Fukushima disaster, will be held at the New York Academy of Medicine on March 11-12, 2013, the second anniversary of the accident. The public is welcome.
Chaired by Donald Louria, MD, Chairman Emeritus of the Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health of the University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey, the symposium is a project of The Helen Caldicott Foundation.
Confirmed speakers include:
- Dr. Tim Mousseau, Professor of Biological Sciences , University of South Carolina – Chernobyl, Fukushima and Other Hot Places, Biological Consequences
- Ken Buesseler, Marine Scientist , Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute –Consequences for the Ocean of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident
- David Lochbaum, The Union of Concerned Scientists – Another Unsurprising Surprise
- Dr. Wladimir Wertelecki, Chairman, Department of Medical Genetics and Birth Defects, University of South Alabama– Congenital Malformations in Rivne Polossia associated with the Chernobyl Accident
- Dr. Marek Niedziela, Professor of Pediatrics, Poznan (Poland) University of Medical Sciences – Thyroid Pathology in Children with Particular Reference to Chernobyl and Fukushima
- Dr. Alexy Yablokov, Russian Academy of Sciences – Lessons from Chernobyl
- Akio Matsumura, Founder of Global Forum for Parliamentary Leaders on Global Survival – What did the World Learn from the Fukushima Accident?
- Robert Alvarez, Senior Scholar, Institute for Policy Studies – Management of Spent Fuel Pools and Radioactive Waste
Management of Spent Fuel Pools and Radioactive Waste
Registration details will be available soon.
For further information about the symposium, contact: Mali Lightfoot, Executive Director, The Helen Caldicott Foundation.
Email: MaliLightfoot@gmail.com, t) 617-650-5048