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ANNUAL RAMAZZINI DAYS
1-4 November 2018
Carpi, Italy

Questions regarding registration and logistics may be directed to Conference Co-Manager Federica Scagliarini events@ramazzini.it.

Questions regarding the scientific program may be sent to Melissa McDiarmid mmcdiarm@medicine.umaryland.edu and Carol Rice carol.rice@uc.edu.

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

THURSDAY, 1 NOVEMBER 2018

15:00-19:00

Conference check-in
Hotel Touring

19:00

Welcome aperitivo
Ristorante La Bottiglieria, Hotel Touring

19:45

Dinner
Ristorante La Bottiglieria, Hotel Touring

FRIDAY, 2 NOVEMBER 2018

9:00

Departure for cultural excursion for spouses and guests
Lobby Hotel Touring

9:00-10:45

Scientific Session I: Corporate influence threatens the public health
Co-chairs: Xaver Baur, Germany and Colin Soskolne, Canada
Session Monitor: Barry Castleman, USA
Sala delle Vedute, Palazzo dei Pio

10:45-11:15

Coffee

11:15-13:00

Scientific Session II: Ongoing Experimental Studies at The Ramazzini Institute
Chair: Fiorella Belpoggi, Italy
Session Monitor: Linda Birnbaum, USA
Sala delle Vedute, Palazzo dei Pio

13:00-14:30

Lunch
Ristorante La Bottiglieria, Hotel Touring

14:30-16:00

Scientific Session III: The Global Challenge of Ascertaining the Impact on Mortality from Natural Disasters: the Experience of Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria
Co-chairs: Lynn Goldman and Carlos Santos-Burgoa, USA
Session Monitor: Richard Duffy, USA
Sala delle Vedute, Palazzo dei Pio

16:00-18:00

Free time

18:15

Cultural Program - The hazard of living. The precarious life of Cesare Maltoni
Sala delle Vedute, Palazzo dei Pio

20:00

Dinner
Ristorante La Bottiglieria, Hotel Touring

SATURDAY, 3 NOVEMBER 2018

9:00-12:30

Council of Fellows
Town Hall of Carpi

13:00

Lunch
Ristorante La Bottiglieria, Hotel Touring

14:30-15:45

Scientific Session IV: Work of the Fellows Poster Session Attended
Session chairs: Bruce Lanphear, Canada
Session Monitor: Yoram Finkelstein, Israel and Denny Dobbin, USA
Sala delle Vedute, Palazzo dei Pio

15:45-17:15

Scientific Session V: Work of the Fellows Poster Session and Oral Presentations (6)
Session chairs: : Benedetto Terracini, Italy
Session Monitor: Arthur Frank, USA
Sala delle Vedute, Palazzo dei Pio

17:15-18:30

Free time

18:45-19:45

Ramazzini Award and Ramazzini Lecture
Sala delle Vedute, Palazzo dei Pio

19:45

Direct departure for social dinner
Ristorante L'Anatra, Cortile - Carpi (MO)

SUNDAY, 4 NOVEMBER 2018

9:00-11:00

Scientific Session VI: Work of the Fellows Poster Session and Oral Presentations (8)
Session chairs: Christine Oliver, USA
Session Monitor: Karel Van Damme, Belgium
Sala delle Vedute, Palazzo dei Pio

11:00-11:30

Coffee

11:30-13:00

Advocacy Planning and Collegium Ramazzini Standing Committee Meetings
Session Co-chairs: Philip Landrigan, USA and Morando Soffritti, Italy
Sala delle Vedute, Palazzo dei Pio

13:30

Farewell Lunch
Ristorante La Bottiglieria, Hotel Touring


Hotel accommodations and ground transportation

Conference accommodations will be divided between the Hotel Touring and Hotel Carpi. Shuttle service from the Hotel Carpi to conference events will be provided. Hotel reservations are made by the conference organization on a first-come, first-served basis. Please do not contact the hotels directly.

All participants are responsible for their own travel to Italy and are encouraged to make plans to arrive by air to Bologna or by train to Carpi. Ground transportation will be provided from the Bologna International Airport (BLQ) and from the historical center of Bologna all day on Thursday 1 November. Wednesday arrivals are invited to arrange accommodations in Bologna so as to use the conference transportation from the city center the following day. Train travelers should plan on booking a connection all the way to Carpi (trains run from Modena Centrale every 30 minutes). No transportation will be provided from the Bologna or Modena train stations.

Return travel should be planned for the afternoon of Sunday 4 November or Monday 5 November. Return ground transportation will be organized on both days from Carpi to BLQ and to the historical center of Bologna.

Online Registration and Payment Procedures

Online conference registration will remain open from 23 July to 21 September 2018. Participants who register from 3-26 August will receive conference confirmation after 27 August. Actual registration date will be considered for hotel assignment. At the time of registration participants will be directed to the payments page of the Collegium Ramazzini Treasury. At this time Fellows are invited to:

1) Pay required annual membership fees in the amount of 300 USD and settle eventual arrears. Questions regarding financial standing should be directed to Treasurer Mark Robson at robson@sebs.rutgers.edu.

2) Pay the conference registration fee for Fellows and the spouse/guest fee if applicable.

3) Make an optional financial contribution to the Collegium Ramazzini's Jubilee Fund. Proceeds will be used to assist colleagues in need to attend annual meetings.

Fellows unable to attend Ramazzini Days 2018 may access the payments page directly to settle membership accounts and make a donation to the Jubilee fund without registering for the conference.

The Paypal e-commerce system will issue a detailed receipt for all transactions.

 

Questions? Comments! Mail to: events@ramazzini.it