Professional Meetings

June 8, 2009 to June 12, 2009

Scientists and Journalists: Getting the Point Across

The Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting is hosting its free Annual Public Lecture Series this week. The program will feature nationally renowned specialists in research, environmental economics and journalism.

June 24, 2009

Statistics for Media

Statistics Canada will be hosting a free workshop for media designed to show you how and where to look for the data you need, how to interpret them, and how to present them.

June 2, 2009

"The End of Local News? If Communities Lose Newspapers, Who Will Fill the Void?"

SEJers in Maryland or the DC area might be interested in this free University of Maryland J-school symposium.

May 21, 2009

Brave New World of Media and Journalism

This American Society of Journalists and Authors event will deal with the seismic shifts in the freelance journo business, including topics such as new funding sources, social networking, and nonprofit writing opportunties. The moderator is SEJ member Christine Heinrichs, an award-winning journalist and author whose current work focuses on sustainable agriculture issues. Speakers include another SEJ member, Rene Ebersole of Audubon Magazine; Nick Penniman, Huffington Post executive editor, who will discuss HP's new investigative news venture; and more.

May 11, 2016 to May 14, 2016

Annual Conference: IAIA16 — Resilience and Sustainability

The 2016 International Association for Impact Assessment conference in Japan will share information and experiences on the theme of “Resilience,” emerging as one of the most important global keywords in the 21st Century.

December 1, 2015 to December 5, 2015

IAIA Special Symposium: Sustainable Mega-Infrastructure and Impact Assessment

The International Association for Impact Assessment’s symposium in Panama City will explore the challenges of population growth and the increasing human needs associated with economic growth through the lens of mega-infrastructure projects, with a focus on “sustainable infrastructure.”

August 11, 2015

NPF Webinar: The Cost of Violent Weather

Weather is the most durable of news topics, especially when it surprises with extremes. We’ll explore violent weather events and how to track the cost of catastrophic storms in this free webinar at 1:00 p.m. on Aug 11, featuring Washington Post Weather Editor Jason Samenow and other experts.

July 21, 2015

CDC's Climate Change and Health – From Science to Practice

The Centers for Disease Control's Public Health Grand Rounds offers an encore presentation of this event, online July 21, 2015 from 1-2pm EDT. This session will explore the wide-ranging health impact of our changing climate and discuss some of the strategies, programs and partnerships currently being used to confront the challenges associated with global climate change.

May 14, 2015

The Future of Pharmaceutical Waste Regulation

Join agency officials and representatives from various stakeholder groups as they tackle tough questions around pharmaceutical waste. Event is at the Environmental Law Institute in Washington, DC or via webinar, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Registration required.

May 12, 2015

Superfund's Emerging Issues

The Environmental Law Institute invites you to Washington, DC (or via teleconference) for an expert panel discussion focusing on the evolution and current state of joint and several liability and issues raised by “mega-site” remediation projects. Free registration required.


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