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thanks to dennis for the

thanks to dennis for the excellent programming, for attending, to picking out some of the best highlights!!

Scroll down at this link for the program schedule (there have been changes )and a link for LIVE STREAM here:
http://www.nuclearfreeplanet.org/symposium.html
We thank Helen Caldicott and her stalwart Executive Director, Mali Lightfoot, for organizing this event!

Symposium: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident l March 11-12, 2013 at The New York Academy of Medicine, New York City, NY
A unique, two-day symposium at which an international panel of leading medical and biological scientists, nuclear engineers, and policy experts will make presentations on and discuss the bio-medical and ecological consequences of the Fukushima disaster, will be held at The New York Academy of Medicine on March 11-12, 2013, the second anniversary of the accident. The public is welcome. Chaired by Donald Louria, MD, Chairman Emeritus of the Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health of the University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey, the symposium is a project of The Helen Caldicott Foundation.

Confirmed speakers include:
Dr. Tim Mousseau, Professor of Biological Sciences , University of South Carolina – Chernobyl, Fukushima and Other Hot Places, Biological Consequences
Ken Buesseler, Marine Scientist , Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute –Consequences for the Ocean of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident
David Lochbaum, The Union of Concerned Scientists – Another Unsurprising Surprise
Dr. Wladimir Wertelecki, Chairman, Department of Medical Genetics and Birth Defects, University of South Alabama– Congenital Malformations in Rivne Polossia associated with the Chernobyl Accident
Dr. Marek Niedziela, Professor of Pediatrics, Poznan (Poland) University of Medical Sciences – Thyroid Pathology in Children with Particular Reference to Chernobyl and Fukushima
Dr. Alexy Yablokov, Russian Academy of Sciences – Lessons from Chernobyl
Akio Matsumura, Founder of Global Forum for Parliamentary Leaders on Global Survival – What did the World Learn from the Fukushima Accident?
Robert Alvarez, Senior Scholar, Institute for Policy Studies - Management of Spent Fuel Pools and Radioactive Waste Management of Spent Fuel Poolsand Radioactive Waste And many, many more including our friends Mary Olson, of NIRS and Cindy Folkers of Beyond Nuclear.

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