Appendix C
Workshop Agenda

Committee on Identification of Research Needs Relating to Potential Biological or Adverse Health Effects of Wireless Communications Devices


Workshop

August 7-9, 2007


The National Academies

Keck Center, Room 100

500 Fifth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20001


Tuesday, August 7, 2007


Open Session

Room 100

9:00 am

Call to order

Description of Meeting, Introduction of Committee Members and Participants

Frank Barnes, University of Colorado at Boulder

Committee Chair

9:20

Perspective on Gaps in Research Needs

Emilie van Deventer, World Health Organization

9:40

Questions and comments



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Appendix C Workshop Agenda Committee on Identification of Research Needs Relating to Potential Biological or Adverse Health Effects of Wireless Communications Devices Workshop August 7-9, 2007 The National Academies Keck Center, Room 100 500 Fifth Street, NW Washington, DC 20001 Tuesday, August , 00 Open Session Room 100 Call to order 9:00 am Description of Meeting, Introduction of Committee Members and Participants Frank Barnes, University of Colorado at Boulder Committee Chair Perspective on Gaps in Research Needs 9:20 Emilie van Deventer, World Health Organization 9:40 Questions and comments 

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 APPENDIX C Session 1: Exposure and Dosimetry Introduction by Moderator, Rüdiger Matthes 9:50 Om Gandhi, Rapporteur Exposure Systems Presentation 9:55 Gernot Schmid, Austrian Research Centers GmbH – ARC, Seibersdorf, Austria 10:15 Questions and comments Dosimetry Presentation 10:20 Soichi Watanabe, National Institute of Information and Com- munications Technology, Tokyo, Japan 10:40 Questions and comments Comments on Exposure Issues 10:45 Ray Neutra, California State Department of Health 11:05 Questions and comments Exposure Assessment 11:10 Joe Bowman, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health 11:30 Questions and comments Panel Discussion—Session 1 Presenters and Moderator 11:35 12:00 pm LUNCH in Refectory Session 2: Epidemiology Introduction by Moderator, Leeka Kheifets 1:15 Naoko Ishibe, Rapporteur Cancer Epidemiology 1:20 Dan Krewski, University of Ottawa, Institute of Population Health, Ottawa, Canada 1:40 Questions and comments

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 APPENDIX C Noncancer Epidemiology 1:45 Anssi Auvinen, Tampere School of Public Health, Tampere, Finland 2:05 Questions and comments Epidemiology Methods 2:10 Peter Inskip, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute 2:30 Questions and comments Panel Discussion—Session 2 Presenters and Moderator 2:35 Opportunity for Public Comment on Gaps in Research Needs 3:05 (see sign-up sheet) Adjourn Open Session for the Day 4:00 Wednesday, August , 00 Open Session Room 100 Call to order 8:30 am Description of Meeting, Introduction of Committee Members and Participants Frank Barnes, Committee Chair Session 3: Human Laboratory Session Introduction by Moderator, Leeka Kheifets 8:45 Maila Hietanen, Rapporteur Sleep, Cognition 8:50 Rodney Croft, Centre for Neuropsychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia 9:10 Questions and comments

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0 APPENDIX C EHS and Well-being 9:15 Martin Roosli, University of Bern, Switzerland 9:30 Questions and comments Human Peripheral and Central Auditory and Cardiovascular 9:35 Systems Paolo Ravazzani, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Milan, Italy 9:50 Questions and comments Panel Discussion—Session 3 Presenters and Moderator 9:55 Session 4: Mechanisms Introduction by Moderator, Frank Barnes 10:25 Rüdiger Matthes, Rapporteur Biology 10:35 Joe Roti Roti, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 10:55 Questions and comments Biophysics 11:00 Guglielmo D’Inzeo, Department of Electronic Engineering, University “La Sapienza” of Rome, Italy 11:20 Questions and comments Need for Models to Improve Our Understanding of Electro- 11:25 magnetic Effects on Biological Systems. James Weaver (via telephone), Harvard/Massachusetts Insti- tute of Technology Division of Health Sciences and Technol- ogy, Cambridge 11:40 Questions and comments Panel Discussion—Session 4 Presenters and Moderator 11:45 12:15 pm LUNCH in Refectory

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 APPENDIX C Session 5: Animal and Cell Biology Introduction by Moderator, Bernard Veyret 1:15 David McCormick, Rapporteur In Vivo—Animal and Cell Biology 1:20 Zenon Sienkiewicz, Health Protection Agency, Radiation Pro- tection Division, Chilton, Didcot, Oxfordshire, UK 1:40 Questions and comments In Vivo—Animal and Cell Biology 1:45 Henry Lai, Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 1:55 Questions and comments In Vivo—Animal Studies 2:00 Chiyoji Ohkubo, Department of Environmental Biology, Meiji Pharmaceutical University, Tokyo, Japan 2:10 Questions and comments In Vitro—Animal and Cell Biology 2:15 Vijayalaxmi, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas (retired) 2:35 Questions and comments In Vitro—Animal and Cell Biology 2:40 Dariusz Leszczynski, STUK-Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority, Helsinki, Finland 2:50 Questions and comments Panel Discussion—Session 5 Presenters and Moderator 2:55 Opportunity for Public Comment on Gaps in Research 3:30 Needs 4:00 Adjourn Open Session for the Day

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 APPENDIX C Thursday, August , 00 Open Session Room 100 Call to order 9:00 am Description of Meeting, Introduction of Committee Members and Participants Frank Barnes, Committee Chair Overarching Issues and Identification of Research Needs Introduction of topic: 5 minutes Open discussion: 15 minutes Effects of Short-term vs. Long-term Exposure 9:15 Frank Barnes, University of Colorado at Boulder Local vs. Whole-Body Exposure 9:35 Om Gandhi, University of Utah, Salt Lake City How Can the Knowledge of Biological Effects from Cur- 9:55 rent Signal Types and Exposure Patterns Be Extrapolated to Emerging Exposure Scenarios? Rüdiger Matthes, Federal Office for Radiation Protection, Oberschleißheim, Germany Are There Any Biological Effects That Are Not Caused by an 10:15 Increase in Tissue Temperature (Nonthermal Effects)? Bernard Veyret, Université de Bordeaux, Pessac cedex, France Does RF Exposure Alter (synergize, antagonize, or potentiate) 10:35 the Biological Effects of Other Chemical or Physical Agents? David McCormick, IIT Research Institute, Chicago, Illinois Differences in Risk to Children 10:55 Leeka Kheifets, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California

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 APPENDIX C Differences in Risk to Other Subpopulations Such as Elderly 11:15 and Individuals with Underlying Disease States Maila Hietanen, FIOH, Helsinki, Finland Opportunity for Public Comment on Gaps in Research 11:35 Needs 12:05 pm Adjourn Open Session