Representatives from leading government agencies addressing indoor environmental quality, including CDC, EPA and HUD, will help kick-off the IAQA 14th Annual Meeting by participating in a series of workshops and panel discussions. The meeting takes place February 15-17, 2011 in San Antonio, Texas and is being called “The Summit for Healthy Home and Healthy Building Professionals.”
Government officials joining the convention program include Peter J. Ashley, DrPH, Director, Policy and Standards Division, HUD Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control; Kathy Seikel, Environmental Protection Agency, Office of the Administrator, Office of Children’s Health Protection; and, Deborah Millette, Deputy Director/Senior Advisor to the Director, Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
“Our 14th Annual Meeting will be truly remarkable, in that it is the first of several 2011 conferences that bring government, industry and academia together to discuss healthy homes and healthy buildings. The meeting program, coupled with hundreds of booths at the Indoor Air Expo, makes IAQA’s event the most sensation conference for IAQ professionals taking place next year,” said Carl Grimes, IAQA President.