Upcoming roundtable sponsored by the Food and Nutrition Board at the
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.
If you cannot join in person, you can register for the webcast.
How can investments in the built environment advance obesity
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.
Apologies for cross-posting.
FHWA released the 2017 NHTS data today. In order to stimulate immediate use
and analysis of the dataset to inform transportation planning, policy and
decision making, The Transportation Research Board, in collaboration with
the Federal Highway Administration, will host a workshop August 8-9, 2018
in Washington DC. Individuals and organizations are encouraged to submit
brief abstracts to be considered for a poster session or lectern
presentations. Abstracts are due *April 15, 2018*.
Details are here:
The 2017 NHTS data can be downloaded from here: http://nhts.ornl.gov/
Note: There will be a scheduled NHTS server outage from 7:00 am Eastern
this Saturday March 10 until midnight. The website will not be accessible
during this time.
*Look forward to your abstracts and participation.*
Dear Student Scholars,
Come showcase your work at the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine's student symposium!
About AAAM: The Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM) is a scientific professional organization devoted entirely to traffic related injury control. Our multidisciplinary membership is composed of scholars with backgrounds ranging from medicine, behavioral research, biomechanics, engineering, epidemiology, statistics, education, law, and public policy. Our members have clinical, research, academic and administrative backgrounds.
Goal: The symposium is intended to give students early in their careers the opportunity to present talks on work in progress to an experienced research audience composed of AAAM members and conference attendees from diverse disciplines. The symposium is followed by a mentoring session to connect students to established researchers in the field.
Location: Nashville, TN, October 7th, 2018, one day ahead of the AAAM annual conference.
Travel assistance available! Students whose abstracts are accepted to the symposium will have conference registration fees waived and will receive a travel stipend.
More info and to submit: https://www.aaam.org/annual-conference/student-symposium/student-research-s…
Thanks and see you in Music City,
F. Scott Gayzik
AAAM Student Program Chair
Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Wake Forest University School of Medicine