|September 12, 2003 (Fri)|
|Environmental Health and Safety Division,|
Ministry of the Environment
We are happy to provide you with a leaflet of the International Symposium on Environmental Endocrine Disrupters 2003 to be hosted in December by the Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan. This year's symposium will provide sessions and lectures by overseas speakers who participated in the preparation of the "Global Assessment of the State-of-the-Science of Endocrine Disrupters" reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) last year.
|Date:||December 3 (Wed.) - 5 (Fri.), 2003|
|Venue:||Sendai International Center|
Aobayama, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-0856, JAPAN
|Organizer:||Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan|
|Support:||Miyagi Prefecture, City of Sendai|
|Cooperation:||Japan Society of Endocrine Disrupter Research|
|The objective of the symposium is to have the foremost researchers in and outside of Japan gather and discuss primarily the following three issues concerning endocrine disrupters (EDs):|
|The symposium will be comprised of two parts. The program open to the public is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, December 3. This part will consist of "Special Lecture", "Initiatives up to the Present" and "Panel Discussion."
Specialized Sessions for researchers are to be held on Thursday, December 4 and Friday, December 5, to further debate the scientific aspects of the problem.
In addition, a presentation of posters by the Japan Society of Endocrine Disrupter Research is to be held throughout the symposium.|
*Please see the leaflet for information concerning specific themes, names of those providing presentations and how to apply to participate in the symposium.