Meetings

  • Exploring Early Childhood Care and Education Levers to Improve Population Health: A Workshop Date: September 14, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    A workshop on Early Education, sponsored by the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement
  • Accelerating Progress to Reduce Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities, Meeting 5 Date: September 13, 2017 - September 14, 2017 (8:30 AM Pacific)

    On September 13, 2017, the Committee on Accelerating Progress to Reduce Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities will hold its fifth meeting.
  • Advancing Obesity Solutions through Investments in the Built Environment: A Workshop Date: September 12, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    How can investments in the built environment advance obesity solutions? September 12, join the Roundtable on Obesity Solutions for a workshop that will explore the roles built environment policies and practices play in the prevention and treatment of obesity and will highlight promising, scalable, multi-sector strategies to create more healthful and equitable environments. Built environment topics that will be covered include urban planning and design, transportation systems, parks and recreation, and food systems. Register to attend either in person or via webcast. Due to seating capacity, in-person registration for this workshop is limited. The speakers' PowerPoint slides and a video recording of the proceedings will be available on this page shortly after the meeting. Learn more: http://bit.ly/ObesityRTBuiltEnvironment
  • Enabling Novel Treatments for Nervous System Disorders by Improving Methods for Traversing the Blood-Brain Barrier – A Workshop Date: September 8, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    The Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders will host a workshop on March 20-21, 2017 titled "Enabling Novel Treatments for Nervous System Disorders by Improving Methods for Traversing the Blood-Brain Barrier – A Workshop."
  • Public Workshop of the Committee on the Return of Individual-Specific Research Results Generated in Research Laboratories Date: September 6, 2017 - September 7, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    Public workshop and second meeting of the Committee on the Return of Individual-Specific Research Results Generated in Research Laboratories
  • Impact of the Global Medical Supply Chain on SNS Operations and Communications: A Workshop Date: August 28, 2017 (9:00 AM Eastern)

    Impact of the Global Medical Supply Chain on SNS Operations and Communications: A Workshop will take place on August 28, 2017 at the National Academy of Sciences Building.
  • Meeting 1: Committee on Harmonization of Methods for Estimating Nutrient Intake References (Videoconference) Date: August 23, 2017 (10:15 AM Eastern)

    The Committee on Harmonization of Methods for Estimating Nutrient Intake References will be holding a public meeting from 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM EDT on August 23, 2017 via videoconference. During this meeting, an overview of the study and additional background information will be provided. The study sponsor, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will be given an orientation to the statement of task. Attendees may register to listen to the committee meeting online. Please direct any questions to Meredith Young at myoung@nas.edu.
  • Meeting #5 - Committee on Improving Health Outcomes for Children with Disabilties Date: August 16, 2017 - August 17, 2017 (10:00 AM Eastern)

    The fifth meeting of the Committee on Improving Health Outcomes for Children with Disabilities was on August 16-17, 2017.
  • Report Release Webinar: Strengthening the Disaster Resilience of Academic Research Communities Date: August 10, 2017 (2:00 PM Eastern)

    This meeting is the webinar release for the report on Strengthening the Disaster Resilience of Academic Research Communities.
  • Guiding Principles for Developing Dietary Reference Intakes Based on Chronic Disease - Report Release (Webinar) Date: August 3, 2017 (11:00 AM Eastern)

    An ad hoc committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (National Academies) will undertake a study to assess options presented in the document Options for Consideration of Chronic Disease Endpoints for Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs): Summary Report from a Joint US/Canadian-sponsored Expert Panel (hereafter Options Report) and determine guiding principles for the inclusion of chronic disease endpoints for food substances that will be used by future National Academies committees in establishing Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs). The committee shall provide justification for the selection (and non-selection) of options that served as the basis for the guiding principles, including additions not considered in the Options Report. On August 3, 2017, the National Academies will host a webinar on the report, The Development of Guiding Principles for the Inclusion of Chronic Disease Endpoints in Future Dietary Reference Intakes. Shiriki Kumanyika, committee chair, and Janet King, Marian Neuhouser, and Joseph Rodricks from the expert committee that wrote the report will present highlights from the report and take questions about its findings and recommendations.