Workshop on Extreme Heat and Ozone


Extreme Heat and Ozone: Assessing Health Risks of Older Houstonians


8:30 am          Registration / Coffee

9:00 am          Welcome remarks and workshop goals

David Sailor, Arizona State University
Patrick Key, Houston Department of Health and Human Services 

9:30 am          Participant introductions

10:00 am        Population and Environment in Houston: Current Status and New Initiatives

Air Quality - Rob Griffin, Rice University
Older Houstonians: Health and Services - Deborah Moore, Area Agency on Ageing
Energy and Sustainability – Lisa Lin, City of Houston Sustainability Office

 11:00 am        Previous and Future Research on Health, Heat and Air Quality in Houston

Heat and Health in Houston - Olga Wilhelmi, NCAR
HOME AIR Project - David Sailor, Arizona State University

11:45 am        Working lunch (breakout groups) – lunch and questions for breakout groups
                         will be provided

1:30 pm          Summary reports from breakout groups – rapporteur from each group presents
                         brief summary of the group’s discussions 

2:00 pm          Partnership with Houston Long Term Care Facilities - David Sailor, Arizona State
                         University and Mary Hayden, NCAR

2:45 pm          Wrap up and next steps – Olga Wilhelmi, NCAR

3:00 pm          Workshop adjourns