FORUM: Creating Healthy Places

Protecting Indoor Spaces from Outdoor Pollution

We welcome your participation, and your knowledge, creativity, connections, and insight!

On Thursday evening, Decemmber 4, we will blend local brew and wine, food and networking, presentations and dialogue, and conclude with a brainstorm to identify possible initiatives which respond to needs in southwestern Pennsylvania.

The full-day session on Friday, December 5, is a working session. It will move a number of proposed initiatives forward with a clear framework for action.


Forum Agenda
 

THURSDAY (12/4/2014)

SW Pennsylvania Context: Outdoor Pollutants & Health Impacts 

       – Phil Johnson, The Heinz Endowments

Slides of Presentation  (PDF) 

Audio of Presentation  (MP3)

Video of Presentation  (MP4)

 

Highlights: ROCIS White Papers Addressing Homes & Commercial Buildings
       –  Don Fugler & Tom Philips, ROCIS

Slides of Presentation (PDF)

Audio of Presentation (MP3)

Video of Presentation (MP4)

 

Lightning Round Line-Up!

More than a dozen short presentations from local leaders

THURSDAY (12/4/2014)

Monitoring, Mitigating, & Mobilizing Resources to Improve Air Quality

Slides of Presentation (PDF)

Audio of Presentation (MP3)

Video of Presentation (MP4)

 

FRIDAY (12/5/2014)

Synergies, Monitoring, Lessons Learned, & Initiatives  

Slides of Presentation (PDF)

Audio of Presentation (MP3)

Video of Presentation (MP4)


 

Desired Forum Outcomes

Initiative proposals with actionable objectives, that:

Ø  Can be achieved within a 2-3 year window

Ø  Combine experience, equipment, and potential new resources

Ø  Build on our unique needs and opportunities

Ø  Serve as models to clarify best practice

Ø  Include demonstrations or field research

Ø  Ensure continued improvement through rapid feedback

Ø  Enable widespread distribution of the data and lessons learned

 

Invest, build, collaborate - help to lay a foundation for actions – actions that have the potential to protect people in indoor spaces from outside air, water, and soil contaminants.

 

 

 

Location and Logistics

East End Cooperative Ministry (EECM) Community House 
Great Hall (Harvard Street entrance)
6140 Station Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Finding your way

Click here for the onsite map showing area parking

Area map here

 

Many thanks to our leadership group

representing a broad base of SWPA stakeholders, including:

 

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