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National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) Annual Educational Conference (AEC) & Exhibition.

Register for the NEHA NEHA National Environmental Health Association
NEHA National Executive Housekeepers Association
NEHA Northern Estates Homeowners Association (Indianapolis, Indiana) 
 AEC AEC US Atomic Energy Commission

Noun 1. AEC - a former executive agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States
Atomic Energy Commission
 June 28-30, 2012

The NEHA AEC is the premier event for environmental health training, education, networking, advancement, and more!

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Customize Your Learning Experience

The NEHA AEC offers so many different facets for you to choose from to customize your own learning experience. From the multitude of environmental health topics discussed to the different learning environments of the Lecture and Learning Lab to the option to attend in-person or virtually, the NEHA AEC offers a fresh, progressive, and modern approach to training and education.

TRAINING

Productivity. Efficiency. Effectiveness.

LEARNING LAB SESSIONS

Engage in interactive, dynamic, and self-driven sessions, which will provide you with hands-on training and real-world experience to help you cultivate new skills and bolster your proficiency to increase your productivity as an environmental health professional.

EH Health Impact Assessments (HIA)

* Designing an HIA: You Take the Lead

* Tox in a Box: A Concise Training on the Health Assessment of Environmental Hazards

Food Protection and Defense

* My Restaurant Did What?! Session sponsored by Decade Software Company

* ROP (1) (Raster Operation) An instruction that manipulates the bits of a bitmapped image in some manner.

(2) (RISC Operation) An instruction in a RISC processor.
 HACCP HACCP

hazard analysis critical control points.
: Hazards, Preventive Measures, and Educational Opportunities

General EH

* Business Networking This article needs sources or references that appear in reliable, third-party publications. Alone, primary sources and sources affiliated with the subject of this article are not sufficient for an accurate encyclopedia article.  101

* Radiological Tales: Lessons Learned for the EH Professional

* Tracking in Action: Using the Tracking Network to Impact Environmental & Public Health Programs

Informatics/Leadership/Management

* Making the Message Stick

* Wake Up to the Social Media Planning Challenge

* Woodstock to WWF See Windows Workflow Foundation. : How to Benefit from Generational Differences in the Workplace

Qnsite Wastewater

* (Field Trip) Tour of an Ecological Wastewater Treatment and Reuse: Decentralized Model Session sponsored by Living Machine Systems

Technology and EH

* Mobile Phone Usage: More, More, More or Less, Less, Less?

* There's an App for That

* (Field Trip) University of California, San Diego UCSD is consistently ranked among the top ten public universities for undergraduate education in the United States by U.S. News & World Report.[3] It is a Public Ivy. [1] For graduate studies, most of UCSD's Ph.D. : California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology--Cal-(IT)2 Tour

Terrorism/All-Hazards Preparedness

* Using Community-Based Participatory Research Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is research that is conducted as an equal partnership between traditionally trained "experts" and members of a community. In CBPR projects, the community participates fully in all aspects of the research process.  to Build Capacity for Environmental Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Resilience

The sessions below are a special group of Learning Labs that are scheduled for several hours each day during the AEC. At any one time, there will be multiple sessions taking place. Like other Learning Labs, these sessions will have a presenter and will be highly interactive. However, you are in charge of when you want to attend and the pace at which you wish to learn about a particular topic.

Children's EH

* Sanitation in Classroom and Food Preparation Areas in Child Care Facilities from North and South Carolina South Carolina, state of the SE United States. It is bordered by North Carolina (N), the Atlantic Ocean (SE), and Georgia (SW). Facts and Figures


Area, 31,055 sq mi (80,432 sq km). Pop. (2000) 4,012,012, a 15.
 

Food Protection and Defense

* Food Establishment Resource Library (FERL Ferl Further Education Resources for Learning
FERL Field Engineering Readiness Laboratory (USAF Academy) 
) on the Southern Nevada Health District Website

* What's Cooking? Ethnic Foods 101

Healthy Homes and Communities

* The Effects of Indoor Air Pollutants on the Lung Health of Asthmatic Patients

EDUCATION

Knowledge. Understanding. Expertise.

LECTURE SESSIONS

Acquire comprehensive information from environmental health subject matter experts and industry leaders, and learn from your peers as you share stories and best practices to address common challenges.

Children's EH

* Effectiveness of Local Lead Poisoning lead poisoning or plumbism (plŭm`bĭz'əm), intoxication of the system by organic compounds containing lead.  Prevention Laws

* Food Safety Risk, Response, and Resources: A School Food Service Action Guide

* Lead Guidelines for Children's Play Areas: The Need for Clean Soil Policies to Protect Children

* Methamphetamine Contamination Closes West Virginia West Virginia, E central state of the United States. It is bordered by Pennsylvania and Maryland (N), Virginia (E and S), and Kentucky and, across the Ohio R., Ohio (W). Facts and Figures


Area, 24,181 sq mi (62,629 sq km). Pop.
 School

* Pediatrician's Perceptions on Child Lead Poisoning

* Protecting Children: Tools to Improve Environmental Health in Child Care Settings

* What Got Into the Kids?

EH Health Impact Assessments (HIA)

* Community Engagement and Health Impact Assessments

* Environmental Impact Assessment: An Unrealized Opportunity for Environmental Health

* Using Health Impact Assessments for Comprehensive Plan Updates

Emerging EH Issues

* Medical Marijuana in California: Legal Standing and Dealing with Edible Products

* The Role of Public Health in Promoting a Food System that Is Safe, Secure, and Sustainable: S3

* What Is the Matter with Raw Milk?

Food Protection and Defense

* Addressing Illegal Food Vending and Food Defense with Education and Innovation

* Are You on the Cutting Edge?

* (Food Safety Focus) FSMA FSMA Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (UK)
FSMA Financial Services Management (course)
FSMA Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy
FSMA Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999
: What it Signifies for the Training and Certification of Regulatory Personnel Session sponsored by MindLeaders and Prometric

* (Food Safety Focus) What Does it Mean to be Epi-Ready? How the Emergency Response Network Works Session sponsored by MindLeaders and Prometric

* Impact of Internet Posting of Restaurant Inspection Scores on Critical Violations

Session sponsored by Decade Software Company

* New Deli Slicer Standards in Food Safety

* Pets in Retail Food Outlets: A Literature Review

* Scores and More: Can You be Sued for Giving a Restaurant a Good Grade?

* The Fight Against Food Allergens: What Regulators and Industry Need to Know

Session sponsored by San Jamar

* The Role of Rapid Cycle Improvement in Addressing Recurrent Critical Violations in Restaurants

* What's Hiding in Your Sandwich?

Session sponsored by San Jamar

General EH

* Effective Strategies to Reduce Motor Vehicle Injuries in Native American Communities

* How an Agricultural Field Toilet Inspection Program Reduced Food Contamination Risk and Improved Farm Worker Health

* Human Mercury and Antibiotic Resistant Bacterial Sampling Along the Indian River Lagoon, FL: Dolphin and Human Health

* Nanomaterials for Environmental Remediation: Nanoinformatics for State Agencies' Safety and Health Regulatory and Oversight

* Outdoor Air Quality Impacts at Hydraulic Fracturing Hydraulic fracturing is a method used to create fractures that extend from a borehole into rock formations, which are typically maintained by a proppant. The method is informally called fracing.  ("Fracking") Sites in Fort Worth

* Rat Hoarder Case Session sponsored by Orkin

Hazardous Materials and Toxic Substances

* California's Unified Approach to Hazardous Material Programs

* Interagency Cooperation Helps Solve Mercury Mystery Threatening Children in Twin Falls, Idaho
For the motion picture, see Twin Falls Idaho (film)
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States.GR6
 

* Methamphetamine Lab Contamination: A Different Look at the Impact of the Meth Epidemic

* Responding to Mercury Incidents

* San Bruno--Restoring a Community

* What Do You Do When You Have a Bomb Factory in Your Neighborhood?

* What Goes Up Must Come Down: Lessons Learned from Emergency Air Monitoring During the Escondido Bomb House Burn

Healthy Homes and Communities

* Home Is Where the Hazards Are

* Indoor Air Quality Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) deals with the content of interior air that could affect health and comfort of building occupants. The IAQ may be compromised by microbial contaminants (mold, bacteria), chemicals (such as carbon monoxide, radon), allergens, or any mass or energy stressor  in Rural Alaskan Homes

* Preserving Our Past to Protect Our Future

* The Fungus Among Us: Blasto Isolated in the Home Environment

* The Inspector's Guide to Indoor Pool Air Quality

* "Why Don't People Walk?!" A Case Study of Active Travel at a Sustainable University

Informatics/Leadership/Management

* Cross Community Collaborations for Environmental Health

* EPH EPH

early pregnancy hormone.
 & Priority Based Budgeting--This Happened to Me!

* Look Inside a Statewide Environmental Reporting System Project

Session sponsored by Decade Software Company

* State Environmental Health Policy

* Sustainable Policy in Environmental Public Health

* Using Dashboards to Make More Sense of Your Data

* Using Environmental Public Health Tracking Data to Assess State Public Health Laws

International EH

* Contents of Heavy Metals heavy metals,
n.pl metallic compounds, such as aluminum, arsenic, cadmium, lead, mercury, and nickel. Exposure to these metals has been linked to immune, kidney, and neurotic disorders.
 in Arable Soils and Birth Defect Risks in Shanxi, China: A Small-Area Level Geographical Study

* Implication of E-Waste Trafficking on Human Health

* Rapid Evaluation and Improvement of Drinking Water drinking water

supply of water available to animals for drinking supplied via nipples, in troughs, dams, ponds and larger natural water sources; an insufficient supply leads to dehydration; it can be the source of infection, e.g. leptospirosis, salmonellosis, or of poisoning, e.g.
 Supplies in Africa

* Understanding Team Organizational and Incident Command Challenges: Practice and Application During Two Different International Outbreak Responses

Onsite Wastewater

* Ecological Wastewater Treatment and Reuse: The Decentralized Model

Session sponsored by Living Machine Systems

* Recycled Coconuts as an Onsite Wastewater Technology?

The following sessions are being presented by the California Onsite Wastewater Association (CQWA):

* Conducting a Small Community Assessment for Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements

* Contracts: Managing Expectations

* OWTS OWTS Oscillating Wave Test System
OWTS On-Wafer Tuner System
 Inspections

* OWTS Management, Operations, Maintenance & Monitoring

* Principles of Plan Checking

* Technology Approval

* Writing a Successful Grant

Additional sessions will also be offered by the State Onsite Regulators Alliance (SORA).

Pathogens and Outbreaks

* Collaboration Between FDA and Local Agencies to Assess the 2011 Multistate Cantaloupe cantaloupe: see gourd; melon.  Listeria Listeria /Lis·te·ria/ (lis-ter´e-ah) a genus of gram-negative bacteria (family Corynebacterium); L. monocyto´genes causes listeriosis.

Lis·te·ri·a
n.
 monocytogenes Outbreak

* Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak at a Long-Term Care Facility: Environmental Health Considerations

* Passing Parasites: A Rare Foodborne Giardiasis giardiasis (jēärdī`əsĭs, järdī`əsĭs), infection of the small intestine by a protozoan, Giardia lamblia. Giardia, which was named after Alfred M.  Outbreak at a Restaurant

* Rapid Response Teams and the FDA CORE Network: Improving Foodborne Outbreak Responses

* Severe Brain Infections and the Environment: The Changing Epidemiology of Naegleria fowleri Naegleria fowleri (pronounced /nə'ɡlɪə.ɹiə/) is a free living amoeba typically found in warm fresh water, from 25–35 degrees Celsius (77–95 degrees Fahrenheit) in an amoeboid or  Infections

* Water and Foodborne Enteric enteric /en·ter·ic/ (en-ter´ik) within or pertaining to the small intestine.

en·ter·ic
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or within the intestine.

2.
 Protozoa: Current Considerations for Environmental Health

* Zygomycosis Issue Following the Joplin Tornado

Recreational Waters

* A Potpourri of New Standards You Need to Know about for Pool and Spa Inspections

* Biofilms in Recreational Water: What Makes Them So Hard to Treat?

* Building an Aquatic Health Program of Excellence

* National Swimming Pool Codes--Junction of Health and Building Officials

* Pool Safety: From Construction to Technology

* Ultraviolet for Aquatics & Spray Parks: Air Quality and Cryptosporidium cryptosporidium (krĭp'tōspərĭd`ēəm), genus of protozoans having at least four species; they are waterborne parasites that cause the disease cryptosporidiosis.  

Sustainability/Climate Change

* Climate Change Impacts on the Built Environment and Public Health

* Confronting Climate Change Health Risks in the Pacific Northwest

* Environmental Health, Sustainability, and Land Use Planning--A Perfect Trifecta tri·fec·ta  
n.
A system of betting in which the bettor must pick the first three winners in the correct sequence. Also called triple.



[tri- + (per)fecta.]
 

* Innovative Solid Waste Permitting, Organics Diversion, and Sustainability in the Napa Valley

* Wildfire Particulate Emissions and Respiratory Health Under Climate Change Scenarios: Project Overview and Results

Terrorism/All-Hazards Preparedness

* A Day of Disaster: The Environmental Health Impact of the April 2011 Tornadoes in Alabama

* Functional Assessment Service Teams (FAST): Emergency Sheltering for People with Access and Functional Needs

* National Preparedness Measures and Their Implications for Environmental Health

* Response to Hurricane Irene

* Riverwatch 2011: An Environmental Public Health Response to a Major Flood Event

* Riverwatch 2011: How a Local Environmental Public Health Agency Implemented Health Codes to Condemn Private Residences

* Understanding Water Issues During Selected Natural Disasters

Vector Control Vector control is any method to limit or eradicate the vectors of vector born diseases, for which the pathogen (e.g. virusor parasite) is transmitted by a vector which can be mammals, birds or arthropods, especially insects, and more specifically mosquitoes.  and Zoonotic Diseases Session track sponsored by Orkin

* Bed Bugs: A Re-Emerging Public Health Challenge

* Environmental Risk Factors for Re-Emerging Epidemic Typhus epidemic typhus
n.
A form of typhus characterized by high fever, mental and physical depression, and macular and papular eruptions; it is caused by Rickettsia prowazekii and transmitted by body lice.
 

* What Is the Buzz about PCRs?

* Where Have All the Vector Programs Gone?

Water Quality

* An Evaluation of Dual Bacteria Indicators for Urban Stormwater Control

* Minnesota's Assessment Source Water Monitoring Study

* Toolbox Approach of Source Tracking Human Sewage in Storm Drains

TRAINING and EDUCATION

Pre-Conference Workshops

EHTER Emergency Response Training

* Tuesday & Wednesday, June 26 & 27, 8:00am-5:00pm

California Department of Public Health Center for Environmental Health, CDC See Control Data, century date change and Back Orifice.

CDC - Control Data Corporation
, and NEHA are pleased to offer the Environmental Health Training in Emergency Response (EHTER) Awareness Level training course for environmental health professionals. This two-day EHTER Awareness Level course provides an overview of the environmental health roles and responsibilities, issues, and challenges faced during emergency response. The purpose of the course is to increase the level of emergency preparedness of environmental health practitioners and other emergency response personnel by providing them with the necessary knowledge, skills, and resources to address the environmental health impacts of emergencies and disasters.

Applicants are encouraged to complete basic NIMS/ICS/SEMS trainings prior to attendance.

This course offers sixteen hours of continuing education continuing education: see adult education.
continuing education
 or adult education

Any form of learning provided for adults. In the U.S. the University of Wisconsin was the first academic institution to offer such programs (1904).
 credit for California Registered Environmental Health Specialists.

Cost is $99 for members and $199 for non-members. Limit 55 people.

Epi-Ready Team Training: Foodborne Illness Response Strategies Workshop

* Tuesday & Wednesday, June 26 & 27, 8:00am-5:00pm

NEHA is offering this training opportunity for environmental health professionals, epidemiologists, laboratorians, and public health nurses involved in conducting foodborne disease outbreak investigations. This two-day workshop is composed of interactive group exercises, Q&A sessions, and lectures spanning the scope of an investigation.

Workshop cost includes the Communicable Diseases book, IAFP's Procedures to Investigate Foodborne Illness, the course manual, and the Physician's Primer, which is a value of over $70.

Cost is $149 for members and $249 for non-members. Limit 40 people.

Industry-Foodborne illness investigation Training (I-FIIT) Workshop

* Wednesday, June 27, 8:00am-5:00pm

I-FIIT is a one-day face-to-face workshop designed to bring together retail food service representatives and local and state regulatory officials in an effort to create stronger working relationships prior to a potential foodborne incident occurring, so that if and when it does, the foundation is already set for a collaborative effort. Additionally, the workshop provides a better understanding and clarification of the investigation process by identifying roles and responsibilities, discussing early detection strategies and establishing and implementing control measures based on model practices. By providing this training, I-FIIT aims to assist industry and regulatory officials in producing a more rapid, efficient and effective, response to foodborne illness incidents.

Applicants should be mid- to upper-level management from retail food service stores and restaurants. Deadline to submit an application is May 4, 2012. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance no later than May 16, 2012. For more information and a registration form, please visit neha2012aec.org.

Cost is $299 per person. Limit 30 people.

Commercial Cooking Ventilation Requirements

* Wednesday, June 27, 8:00am-12:00noon

Mechanical Code and NFPA NFPA National Fire Protection Association
NFPA National Food Processors Association
NFPA National Fluid Power Association
NFPA National Federation of Paralegal Associations (Edmonds, WA) 
 96. This workshop will include information on recirculating systems--referred to as "ductless hoods"--and cooking appliances that do not require exhaust hoods. Information will be provided on key installation concerns, proper sizing of hoods, sanitation issues, and the scope and limitations of the listed products used in the commercial kitchen exhaust systems. This workshop will identify resources available to assist in plan checking and inspecting installations.

Cost is $109 for members and $159 for non-members. Limit 24 people.

NSF NSF - National Science Foundation  Training Course "Plan Review for Food Establishments"

* Thursday, June 28, 8:00am-5:00pm

NSF International's Center for Public Health Education is pleased to announce a new training course entitled "Plan Review for Food Establishments." This course was developed by NSF International's leading environmental health professionals and represents the latest plan review information in a dynamic and interactive format. Whether you are a regulator or an industry professional hoping to build knowledge of the plan review process, the course will provide key information that ensures accordance with current U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidelines. This one-day workshop will cover the Plan Review application process; regulatory authority compliance; design, installation and construction of a food establishment; compliance with Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs); and a plan review outline as it pertains to the current food code. Students should bring a set of plans to work with and students will be provided with a copy of the year 2000 FDA/CFP Plan Review Blue Book.

"Plan Review for Food Establishments" is strongly recommended for sanitarians, consultants, local and state regulatory officials, industry professionals responsible for the preparation, design and approval of food establishment plans.

Cost is $109 for members and $159 for non-members. Limit 30 people.

ADVANCEMENT

Careers. Aspirations. Respect

CREDENTIAL/CERTIFICATION COURSES AND EXAMS

Advance your expertise and career potential by obtaining a NEHA credential or certification at the AEC. You may choose to take just a credential/ certification course, just an exam, or both a course and an exam while at the NEHA AEC. (Note: Only qualified applicants will be able to sit for an exam.)

Separate applications are required prior to registering for courses and exams. Additional fees also apply. For applications, deadlines to apply, and information on eligibility, visit neha2012aec.org.

Certified Professional of Food Safety (CP-FS)

Review Course: Tuesday, June 26, 8:00am-5:00pm & Wednesday, June 27, 8:00am-12:00noon

Cost:: $299 for members and $399 for non-members, which includes the CP-FS Study Package (CP-FS Study Guide 2010 Edition, NEHA's Certified Professional Food Manager course book, 2005 and 2009 Food Code on CDs), a $145 value. Limit 36 people.

Exam: Wednesday, June 27, 1:00-3:00pm

Registered Environmental Health Specialist / Registered Sanitarian sanitarian /san·i·tar·i·an/ (san?i-tar´e-an) one skilled in sanitation and public health science.

san·i·tar·i·an
n.
A public health or sanitation expert.
 (REHS/RS)

Review Course: Tuesday & Wednesday, June 26 & 27, 8:00am-:00pm and Thursday, June 28, 8:00am-12:00noon

Cost: $459 for members and $559 for non-members, which includes the REHS/RS Study Guide, a $179 value. Limit 55 people.

Exam: Friday, June 29, 8:00am-12:00noon

HACCP Manager Certification Course

Previous training with a minimum of Certified Professional Food Manager is highly recommended.

Review Course: Wednesday, June 27, 8:00am-5:00pm

Cost: $249 for members and $299 for non-members, which includes the NEHA textbook, HACCP: Managing Food Safety Hazards. Limit 36 people.

Exam: Thursday, June 28, 8:00-10:00am

NAWT NAWT National Animal Welfare Trust (UK)  Installer Training + NEHA CIOWTS Installer Exam (Basic)

Review Course: Wednesday, June 27, 8:00am-5:00pm. Limit 40 people.

Cost: $299 for members and $399 for non-members.

Exam: Thursday, June 28, 8:00am-12:00noon

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

Earn up to 24 hours of CE contact hours (enough to meet your full two year NEHA professional credential requirement) by attending and participating in the NEHA AEC. CEs can be fulfilled by attending:

* Training and educational sessions

* The Keynote Session

* Pre-Conference Workshops

* Credential Review Courses

* Educational sessions via the Virtual AEC while they are being shown live on the Internet during the AEC or as an archive after the AEC is over

For specific information about obtaining CEs at the AEC, visit neha2012aec.org. CE units have also been related for correlating portions of the AEC from the American Association of Radon radon (rā`dŏn), gaseous radioactive chemical element; symbol Rn; at. no. 86; mass no. of most stable isotope 222; m.p. about −71°C;; b.p. −61.8°C;; density 9.73 grams per liter at STP; valence usually 0.  Scientists and Technologists (AARST); American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH); and National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH NCHH National Center for Healthy Housing
NCHH National Campaign for Hearing Health
).

Attention California Registered Environmental Health Specialists: NEHA is designated by the California Department of Public Health as a continuing education accreditation agency for Registered Environmental Health Specialists.

Fulfill your continuing education requirement by attending the NEHA 2012 AEC. Attending will count towards completion of your continuing education requirement with up to 24 CEs being awarded for attending the educational sessions and other events. To obtain CEs, a separate application and fee must accompany your AEC registration. For complete details, visit neha2012aec.org/CA_REHS REHS Registered Environmental Health Specialist .html.

NETWORKING

Friends. Contracts. Connections

The NEHA AEC offers several special events to network with your environmental health peers and other experts and professionals from across government and related industries. Visit neha2012aec.org for a listing of all of the special events that will be taking place.

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Special Events at NEHA AEC

THE ANNUAL UL EVENT

Abroad the USS Midway

Come aboard the USS Midway Museum and prepare yourself for a lifetime memory! At the Annual UL Event, you'll explore a floating city at sea and relive nearly 50 years of world history aboard the longest-serving Navy aircraft carrier of the 20th century. During the Annual UL Event you'll enjoy a tour of the historic aircraft carrier, a delicious catered dinner on the hangar deck, and other entertaining features such as private access to the flight deck to tour at your leisure. Don't miss the opportunity to see this fascinating piece of history!

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COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER EVENT

Balboa Park

NEHA will be holding a Community Volunteer Event as part of the 2012 AEC. This is the second year that NEHA has organized a Community Volunteer Event as part of our efforts to "green" the AEC, and to give back to the host city in which the AEC is held.

The event will be held at San Diego's Balboa Park. Balboa Park is the nation's largest urban cultural park. It is home to 15 major museums, renowned performing arts venues, beautiful gardens, and the San Diego Zoo San Diego Zoo

One of the world's largest collections of mammals, birds, and reptiles, located in San Diego, Calif., and administered by the Zoological Society of San Diego. The 100-acre (40.
. In addition, the Park has an ever-changing calendar of museum exhibitions, plays, musicals, concerts, and classes--all in the beautiful and timeless setting of this must-see San Diego attraction.

Volunteers will be working with Park Ranger Carole to help maintain and improve the park for future visitors. Projects will include planting, trail restoration, painting, and other physical activities. Volunteers will receive a $25 gift card to pay for lunch. A release form will also be required to participate.

Space is limited so make sure to sign up today! For more details and to sign up as a volunteer, visit neha2012aec.org.

MOTIVATION and INSPIRATION

Perspective. Leadership. Excellence

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Be Motivated and Inspired

by Senior Futurist, Thomas Frey

As things continue to change across our communities, there are "new normals" emerging. So what will the future world of work--and a profession like environmental health--look like? Attend the Keynote Address at the NEHA 2012 AEC for answers as Frey's presentation continues the discussion of "new normals" that began at the 2011 AEC, and explores where things are likely to go in the future.

Thomas Frey is Google's top-rated futurist and author of "Communicating with the Future: How Re-engineering Intentions Will Alter the Master Code of Our Future". He is Executive Director and Senior Futurist at the DaVinci Institute, and his keynote talks on futurist topics have captivated cap·ti·vate  
tr.v. cap·ti·vat·ed, cap·ti·vat·ing, cap·ti·vates
1. To attract and hold by charm, beauty, or excellence. See Synonyms at charm.

2. Archaic To capture.
 people ranging from high-level government officials to executives in Fortune 500 companies including NASA NASA: see National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
NASA
 in full National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Independent U.S.
, IBM (International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY, www.ibm.com) The world's largest computer company. IBM's product lines include the S/390 mainframes (zSeries), AS/400 midrange business systems (iSeries), RS/6000 workstations and servers (pSeries), Intel-based servers (xSeries) , AT&T, GE, Hewlett-Packard, Visa, Ford Motor Company, Lucent Technologies, Boeing, Capital One, Bell Canada, Times of India, Leaders in Dubai, and many more.

Frey's presentation will motivate and inspire you with provocative knowledge, humor, and tantalizing tan·ta·lize  
tr.v. tan·ta·lized, tan·ta·liz·ing, tan·ta·liz·es
To excite (another) by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach.
 information bits that you can immediately put to use to help environmental health be effective in our communities in the future.
SCHEDULE OVERVIEW

Tuesday // June 26     Wednesday // June 27   Thursday // June 28

Pre-Conference         Pre-Conference         1st Time Attendee
Workshops              Workshops              Workshop

Credential Review      Credential Review      Educational Sessions
Courses                Courses

                       Credential Exams       Awards Ceremony &
                                              Keynote Address

                       Golf Tournament        Exhibition Grand
                                              Opening & Party
                       Community Volunteer
                       Event

                       Annual UL Event

Friday // June 29      Saturday // June 30

Breakfast and          Educational Sessions
Town Hall Assembly

Exhibition Open        Networking Luncheon

Poster Session         President's Banquet

Silent Auction

Educational Sessions


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Reasons Why

Attending the NEHA AEC Is a Wise Investment for You and Your organization

1. The NEHA AEC is a unique opportunity for you to gain the skills, knowledge, and expertise needed to help solve your environmental health organization's daily and strategic challenges, and to make recommendations to help improve your bottom-line results.

2. NEHA's AEC is the most comprehensive training and education investment your organization can make all year.

3. Your attendance at the NEHA AEC is a solid investment in your organization that will result in immediate and longer-term benefits.

4. You can earn Continuing Education (CE) credit to maintain your professional credential(s).

5. NEHA provides a return on the investment made for you to attend the AEC.

Need additional reasons why you should attend?

Check out the videos on neha2012aec.org to hear what other environmental health professionals are saying about the NEHA 2012 AEC.

Enjoyment of the Destination

San Diego is a destination you don't want to miss! It is California's second largest city, where blue skies keep watch over 70 miles of pristine beaches and a gentle Mediterranean climate means paradise every day.

San Diego County's 4,200 square miles offer immense options for business and pleasure. San Diego is renowned for a dazzling array of world-class family attractions including the world-famous San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Sea World San Diego, and LEGOLAND California. The city offers an expansive variety of things to see and do, appealing to guests of all ages from around the world!

Stay at the NEHA AEC designated hotel (the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina) and enjoy access to all there is to see and do in San Diego. The enchanting waterfront location of the hotel makes it easy to walk to areas like the Gaslamp Quarter--a 16-block historic district filled with restaurants, specialty shops, and more!

Visit neha2012aec.org and click on "About San Diego" to plan how you're going to enjoy the NEHA 2012 AEC destination!

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VIRTUAL AEC

The Virtual Experience

Engaging in the Virtual AEC enhances your learning experience whether you attend the AEC in San Diego or participate online from your home or office via the Internet. The Virtual AEC provides you opportunities to participate in education and to network with other environmental health professionals, speakers, and exhibitors. It is also serves as a resource for you beyond the dates of the live AEC--continue networking and conversing with others and use the Virtual AEC to review valuable educational content over and over again!

Register to attend the AEC in-person or virtually and use the Virtual AEC to:

* (For virtual attendees only) View over 20 educational sessions live as they happen in San Diego

* (For virtual attendees only) Participate in sessions almost as if you were sitting in the room by submitting your questions via chat

* Network with other environmental health professionals, speakers, and exhibitors

* Access video archives of educational sessions, as well as, speaker presentations and other materials

* Earn continuing education credits

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