OUR SPEAKERS

Jen

Jen Jackson manages the Toxics Reduction & Healthy Ecosystems Program at the San Francisco Department of the Environment.

Meadhbh

Meadhbh Bolger is a resource justice campaigner with Friends of the Earth Europe.

Mark

A developer of innovative programs, tools, and initiatives for integrating sustainable materials and safer chemicals into the economy.

Randy

Randy Olson is a scientist-turned-filmmaker who left a tenured professorship of marine biology (PhD Harvard University)

Von

His career has been marked by more than 25 years of campaign leadership, strategic planning, organizational development and management.

Mao

Mao Da is now the director of Toxics-Free China and the policy advisor of China Zero Waste Alliance.

Miriam

Miriam is a Program Director with UPSTREAM, and spends her days working to make throw-away a thing of the past.

Michael

Dr Michael Warhurst has been Executive Director of the European NGO CHEM Trust since July 2014.

Bjorn

Bjorn Beeler is the International Coordinator & General Manager of IPEN, a global network of over 550 NGOs in 118 countries.

Beau

Plastics Campaigner for GAIA – Asia Pacific and Regional Coordinator for Break Free From Plastic – Asia Pacific.

Justine

Justine Maillot is policy officer at Zero Waste Europe and policy coordinator of the European NGO coalition Rethink Plastic.

Martin

Martin Scheringer is a professor of environmental chemistry at the Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic.

Tamara

Tamara is Professor of Ecotoxicology at the University of Exeter and also holds an Honorary Chair at University of Exeter Medical School.

Martin

Martin Wagner is a biologist interested in what plastics and plastics-associated chemicals do to freshwater ecosystems and human health.

Tracey

Tracey Woodruff, PhD, MPH, is a Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at UCSF.

Leonardo

Leonardo Trasande, MD, MPP is an internationally renowned leader in children’s environmental health.

Laura

Graduate Program Director in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences in the University of Massachusetts.

Gretchen Lee

Gretchen Salter has spent over 15 years as an organizer, activist and advocate for progressive change in America.

Gretchen Lee
Maricel

Dr. Maricel V. Maffini is an Independent Consultant. She holds a doctorate degree in Biological Sciences.

Ksenia

Ksenia holds an MSc in microbiology from the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia.

Birgut
Speaker

Birgit holds a doctorate degree in Biology from the Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf.

Birgut
Speaker
Jane
Speaker

Degrees in environmental toxicology and an MSc in environmental science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ).

Jane
Speaker
Linda S.
Keynote Speaker

Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, the National Institutes of Health, and the National Toxicology Program.

Linda S.
Keynote Speaker
Pete
Keynote Speaker

John Peterson “Pete” Myers is founder and Chief Scientist of Environmental Health Sciences.

Pete
Keynote Speaker
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June 12-14
2019