Friday, December 15, 2006

Conference Update – December 11, 2006

Conference Internet: The Conference Blog is up and running. The EJ Blog and the DOE-EJ web site will be our primary modes of communication henceforth. Please visit

Public Relation and Outreach: The committee is working in conjunction with DOE to produce the conference web site, information brochure, outreach plan and exhibit area at conference.

Plenary Sessions: The conference will have five plenary sessions. They are the grand opening plenary on Thursday evening, an opening plenary on Friday morning, a joint session after lunch on Friday, a community forum on Friday evening and a closing plenary Saturday afternoon. This committee is accepting recommendations and speaker suggestions. Please send your recommendations and suggestions for any of the plenary sessions to

Conference Registration: Conference registration opens on January 1, 2007.

Travel Scholarship: Conference travel assistance is contingent on the amount of funds we can raise for that effort. Guidelines for travel will be posted on January 1, 2007. Applications for travel assistance will be accepted between January 1, 2007 and January 31, 2007. Those granted travel assistance will be notified by February 28, 2007.

John Rosenthall, Conference Coordinator

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