Appendix A
Agenda

Global Issues in Water, Sanitation, and Health


September 23-24, 2008

The National Academies

500 Fifth Street, NW—Room 100

Washington, DC


DAY 1: SEPTEMBER 23, 2008

8:45-9:15

Registration and continental breakfast

9:15-9:45

Welcoming remarks

 

David Relman, M.D., Chair

Margaret “Peggy” A. Hamburg, M.D., Vice-Chair

9:45-10:15

Running Dry—19 minute version

 

Followed by discussion with Jim Thebaut, writer, producer, and director

10:15-11:00

KEYNOTE REMARKS: Improving water, sanitation, and health at the grassroots

 

Donald Hopkins, M.D., M.P.H.

The Carter Center

11:00-11:45

Discussion

11:45-12:45

Lunch



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Appendix A Agenda Global Issues in Water, Sanitation, and Health September 23-24, 2008 The National Academies 500 Fifth Street, NW—Room 100 Washington, DC DAY 1: SEPTEMBER 23, 2008 8:45-9:15 Registration and continental breakfast 9:15-9:45 Welcoming remarks David Relman, M.D., Chair Margaret “Peggy” A. Hamburg, M.D., Vice-Chair 9:45-10:15 Running Dry—19 minute version Followed by discussion with Jim Thebaut, writer, producer, and director 10:15-11:00 KEYNOTE REMARKS: Improving water, sanitation, and health at the grassroots Donald Hopkins, M.D., M.P.H. The Carter Center 11:00-11:45 Discussion 11:45-12:45 Lunch 2

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2 GLOBAL ISSUES IN WATER, SANITATION, AND HEALTH Session I Models of Disease Emergence and Transmission Moderator: David A. Relman, Stanford University 12:45-1:15 The spectrum of water-related disease transmission processes David Bradley, Ph.D. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 1:15-1:45 Disease prevention strategy that starts with clean water: Safer water, safer hands, and safer food Robert Tauxe, M.D., M.P.H. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1:45-2:15 Discussion 2:15-2:30 Break Session II Infrastructure Vulnerabilities—Water Distribution and Metrics for Measuring Water Quality Moderator: Margaret “Peggy” A. Hamburg, M.D., Nuclear Threat Initiative 2:30-3:00 The changing epidemiology of waterborne disease outbreaks in the United States: Implications for system infrastructure and future planning Michael Beach, Ph.D. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3:00-3:30 Climate change and water quality Joan Rose, Ph.D. Michigan State University 3:30-4:00 Quantitative microbial risk assessment: State of the art Kelly Reynolds, Ph.D., M.S.P.H. University of Arizona 4:00-4:30 Break 4:30-5:00 Measures of water quality impacting disinfection Philip Singer, Ph.D. University of North Carolina

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2 APPENDIX A 5:00-5:30 Testing methodology: Lab and field Mark Sobsey, Ph.D. University of North Carolina 5:30-6:15 Discussion of Session II 6:15 Conclusion of Day 1 7:00-9:30 Executive Session Working Dinner DAY 2: SEPTEMBER 24, 2008 8:45-9:15 Continental breakfast 9:15-9:30 Summary of Day 1 Jim Hughes, M.D. Emory University Session III Relationships Between Human Demographics, Land Use, Infrastructure, and Disease: Lessons from Waterborne Disease Outbreaks Moderator: Jim Hughes, M.D. 9:30-10:00 Cholera in Peru: 1991, the impact of the water in the extension of the epidemic Eduardo Gotuzzo, M.D. Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru 10:00-10:30 Cryptosporidiosis (Milwaukee, 1993) Jeff Davis, M.D. Wisconsin Department of Health 10:30-11:00 Prevention is painfully easy in hindsight—fatal E. coli O157:H7 and Campylobacter outbreak in Walkerton, Canada, 2000 Steve Hrudey, Ph.D. University of Alberta 11:00-11:45 Discussion 11:45-12:45 Lunch and continuation of Day 2 morning discussion

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20 GLOBAL ISSUES IN WATER, SANITATION, AND HEALTH Session IV Interventions to Improve Water Accessibility, Availability, and Sanitation Moderator: Jerry Keusch, M.D., Boston University 12:45-1:15 Household water treatment to prevent diarrheal disease: Effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and the challenge of scaling up Thomas Clasen, J.D., Ph.D. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 1:15-1:45 Civil infrastructure for water, sanitation, and improved health: Existing technology, barriers, and the need for innovation Joseph Hughes, Ph.D., P.E. Georgia Institute of Technology 1:45-2:15 Social entrepreneurship meets medical research: Lessons in clean water Sharon Hrynkow, Ph.D. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences 2:15-2:45 Implementation issues Vahid Alavian, Ph.D., and Pete Kolsky, Ph.D. The World Bank 2:45-3:15 Discussion 3:15-3:45 Open discussion of Day 2 3:45-4:00 Concluding remarks/Meeting adjourns