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RAMAZZINI DAYS 2009
23-25 October 2009
Carpi, Italy

Schedule of Events

FRIDAY, 23 OCTOBER 2009

17:30

Meeting of the Executive Council (closed session)
Hotel Touring

20:00

Welcome dinner
Ristorante B&B, Hotel Touring

SATURDAY, 24 OCTOBER 2009

9:00-12:15

Council of Fellows Statutory Session (closed session)
Town Hall of Carpi

12:30-13:45

Lunch
Ristorante B&B, Hotel Touring

14:00-14:30

Session I: Work of the Fellows Attended Posters A
Chair:Carol Rice
Sala delle Vedute Foyer, Palazzo dei Pio

14:30-16:30

Session II: Potential health risks related to food additives and contaminants: the case of aspartame
Co-Chairs: TBC
Sala delle Vedute, Palazzo dei Pio

14:30-14:50

New results of carcinogenicity bioassays on rats and mice performed by the Ramazzini Institute on aspartame
Morando Soffritti, Italy

14:50-15:10

Transgenic mice studies on aspartame conducted by the US National Toxicology Program
John Bucher, USA

15:10-15:30

Carcinogenic risk assessment of aspartame
David Hoel, USA

15:30-15:50

The power of the industrial product lobby
Myron Mehlman, USA

15:50-16:30

Discussion

16:30-18:30

Free time

18:45-20:00

Presentation of the 2009 Ramazzini Award and Ramazzini Lecture
Sala delle Vedute, Palazzo dei Pio

The 2009 Ramazzini Award will be conferred upon
Professor Dr. Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Mahidol, President of Chulabhorn Research Institute
“Cancer Risk From Exposure to Air Pollution”

20:00

Dinner
Sala dei Cervi, Palazzo dei Pio

SUNDAY, 25 OCTOBER 2009

9:30-10:45

SESSION III: Work of the Fellows Continued
Chair: Melissa McDiarmid
Sala delle Vedute, Palazzo dei Pio

9:30-9:45

3 brief oral communications selected via abstract submission
(deadline Sept 1st)

9:45-10:15

Work of the Fellows Attended Posters B
Sala delle Vedute Foyer, Palazzo dei Pio

10:15-10:35

Coffee

10:45-12:25

SESSION IV: The Public Health of Migrant Workers
Chair: Knut Ringen
Sala delle Vedute, Palazzo dei Pio

10:45-11:05

Overview of the public health of migrant labor and experience of Hispanic workers in the US construction industry
Knut Ringen, USA

11:05-11:25

Survey results of migrant labor in China
Sheng Wang, China

11:25-11:45

Experiences of migrant workers in South America
Raul Harari, Ecuador

11:45-12:05

Safety and Health of Migrant Labor in Southeast Asia
Krishna Gopal Rampal, Malaysia (TBC)

12:05-12:45

Discussion and Conference Closing

13:00-14.30

Farewell lunch
Ristorante B&B, Hotel Touring


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