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>Subject: Children at Risk Conference
>Date: Tue, 7 Apr 1998 17:19:47 -0500
>Children At Risk Conference:
>Environmental Health Issues in the Great Lakes Region
>July 8-9, 1998, Chicago, IL
>U.S. EPA-Region 5 and the Office of Children's Health Protection, and the
>Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry are sponsoring a two-day
>conference (July 8-9, 1998) that will focus on significant environmental
>health threats to children in the Great Lakes region.
>Agenda Items: Childhood Cancer; Childhood Asthma: Environmental Indicators
>and Interventions; Developmental Effects of Environmental Contaminants --
>Lead; and Developmental Effects of Environmental Contaminants --
>Pesticides/PCBs.  Topics to be covered include identification and evaluation
>of environmental health threats to children, medical interventions, and the
>nature and adequacy of public health programs for managing health risks to
>Target Audience: This conference is geared towards environmental and public
>health agency staff, physicians, nurses, public health workers, research
>scientists, environmental and community groups, industry, and other
>stakeholders.  Speakers are being drawn from government, universities, and
>the health profession.
>Hotel Accommodations: The Regal Knickerbocker Hotel, 163 East Walton Avenue,
>Chicago, IL 60611.  (312) 751-8100 or (1-800) 621-8140, FAX (312) 751-9205
>A block of rooms has been reserved for the conference under the name of U.S.
>EPA.  Please call The Regal Knickerbocker Hotel to reserve your room.
>Reservations must be made by June 1, 1998.
>Airport Shuttle Transportation to Hotel
>Continental Airport Express, a shuttle bus, provides transportation between
>O'Hare and Midway Airports to The Regal Knickerbocker Hotel.
>Public Transportation to Hotel from Airports
>>From O'Hare Airport, take Blue Line to Washington/State Street stop; or
>>From Midway Airport, take Orange Line to State/Lake Street stop
>Transfer to Red line and take it north to Chicago Avenue stop
>Walk east to Michigan Avenue, north to Walton Avenue, and east on Walton
>Hotel will be on right (south) side of street
>Conference Registration
>Registration is limited to 350 people.  There is no registration fee to
>attend this conference.  Information will also be located on the U.S. EPA
>Region 5 calendar, http://www.epa.gov/Region5/Calendar.htm.
>Registration Form
>Please register me for the Children at Risk conference to be held in Chicago
>on July 8-9, 1998 at The Regal Knickerbocker Hotel.  I understand that this
>is for conference registration only and does not reserve hotel
>Please Print
>Name: ______________________________
>Title: _______________________________
>Company: ___________________________
>Address: ____________________________
>City: ________________________________
>State: ________     Zipcode: ________
>Telephone: (       ) _____________________
>Fax: (       ) __________________________
>E-Mail: ______________________________
>_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
>How to Register
>You may register for the conference in one of the following ways:
>1. Mail this registration form to:
>Children at Risk Conference
>c/o Tetra Tech EM Inc.
>200 East Randolph Drive
>Suite 4700
>Chicago, IL 60601
>2. Fax this registration form to:
>(312) 938-0118
>ATTN: Children at Risk Conference
>3. Send an e-mail message to tays@ttemi.com containing all the registration
>information requested on this form
>4. Call toll free 1-877-838-7299 and leave a message containing all the
>registration information requested on this form
>If you have any questions about the Children at Risk Conference, please call
>toll free 1-877-838-7299.
>Conference registrations are due by: June 26, 1998.

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