OUR SPEAKERS

Pete
Myers
Keynote Speaker

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

Keynote Speaker
Linda S.
Birnbaum
Keynote Speaker

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

Keynote Speaker
Jane
Muncke
Speaker

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

Birgut
Geueke
Speaker

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

Ksenia
Groh

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

Maricel
Maffini

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

Gretchen Lee
Salter

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

Laura
Vandenberg

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

Leonardo
Trasande

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

Tracey
Woodruff

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

Martin
Wagner

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

Tamara
Galloway

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

Martin
Scheringer

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

Justine
Maillot

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

Beau
Baconguis

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

Bjorn
Beeler

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

Michael
Warhurst

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

Miriam
Gordon

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

Mao
Da

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

Von
Hernandez

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

Randy
Olson

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

Mark
Rossi

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

Meadhbh
Bolger

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

Jen
Jackson

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

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June 12-14
2019