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EBC Site Remediation and Redevelopment Program: What Does Successful Risk Communication Look Like?

June 14, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
Pierce Atwood LLP
100 Summer Street
22nd Floor, Boston

This engaging EBC Site Remediation and Redevelopment Committee program will focus on the management and communication of risk associated with contaminants and waste sites.  The program will provide useful tools for addressing real and perceived environmental risks.  Presentations will include real-life examples and scenarios where risk communication played an important role in the success or failure of a project.

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Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (2.5 training contact hours). Please select this option during registration if you wish to receive a certificate.

Program Co-Chairs:

  • Michelle N. O’Brien, Partner, Pierce Atwood LLP
  • Jonathan Schaefer, Associate, Robinson & Cole LLP

Speaker Agenda:

Risk, Risk Perception, and Risk Communication – What Do We Know?

  • Wendy Heiger-Bernays, PhD, Clinical Professor of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health

Facts versus Fear: The Consultant/Risk Assessor/LSP Perspective

  • Lisa J. Campe, MPH, LSP, Senior Vice President, Woodard & Curran

Public Engagement Tools for Spanish-Speaking Communities

  • Raimundo J. Matos, PhD, LSP, Section Manager, AECOM

Legal Considerations in Risk Communication

  • Earl W. Phillips, Jr., Esquire, Partner, Robinson & Cole LLP

Following the Speaker Presentations will be a moderated discussion by Jonathan Schaefer of Robinson & Cole LLP.

Final Agenda – What Does Successful Risk Communication Look Like?

Program Details

Registration, Continental Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Program: 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Individual Registration

If registration occurs ——–> Through June 12 After June 12
EBC Member: $70 $90
Non-Member: $100 $120
Government/Non-Profit: $25 $25

Group Registration
For EBC Members only – register five attendees for the price of four!
Discount will automatically be applied during online registration.

Fine Print
Cancellations must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12 for a refund. No-shows will be charged. Please keep in mind that online registration for this program will close at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 13. Walk-in registration is accepted at the door.


Subsidized Registration

EBC Members Only – Ascending Professional Rate: $25
Attendees who have worked in the environmental/energy sector for less than 10 years.

Job Seeker Rate: $25
For attendees currently seeking employment, not for those currently self-employed.