Meetings

The next HEI Annual Conference will be held April 30 - May 2, 2017, at the Westin Hotel, Alexandria, Virginia. Preliminary program information will be posted in early 2017. Save the date!


Health Effects Institute 2017 Annual Conference

The 2017 HEI Annual Conference will be held in Alexandria, Virginia from April 30-May 2, 2017.
The Scientific Program and registration information are now available. 
Further updates to the program will be posted as soon as they are available. 

Please register by Friday April 14, 2017

Past Meetings

Workshop on Effects of Fuel Composition on PM

HEI held a workshop on December 8, 2016, to provide an overview of research on the effects of fuel composition on particulate matter (PM).  Introductory presentations included overviews of regulatory issues, of engine/vehicle parameters, and of fuel formulation, as well as tail-pipe emissions vs. ambient levels of PM. Other presentations discussed the impact of gasoline composition (including ethanol level and aromatics) and engine technology (including gasoline direct injection) on PM emissions.

Health Effects Institute 2016 Annual Conference

The 2016 HEI Annual Conference was held in Denver, Colorado from May 1-3, 2016.
The Scientific Program and speaker presentations can be found here.

Unconventional Oil & Natural Gas - Third Public Workshop, July 2015

This third and final public workshop provided an opportunity to hear comments on the draft Strategic Research Agenda on the Impacts of 21st Century Oil and Gas Development in the Appalachian Region and Beyond from interested members of academia, industry, government, and non-governmental organizations.

Health Effects Institute 2015 Annual Conference

The 2015 HEI Annual Conference was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from May 3-5, 2015.
The Scientific Program and speaker presentations can be found here. 

Unconventional Oil & Natural Gas - Second Public Workshop, December 2014

This second of three public workshops provided an opportunity to hear from interested members of academia, industry, government, and non-governmental organizations regarding their (1) recommendations for scientific research to better understand the potential impacts of 21st century oil and gas development in the Appalachian Basin; and (2) criteria that may be used to prioritize research alternatives.

Unconventional Oil & Natural Gas - First Public Workshop, June 2014

The first of three public workshops provided an opportunity to hear from interested parties regarding the potential impacts of unconventional oil and natural gas development and recommendations for scientific research to better understand them.