Full Agenda Now Available!
The 2021 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency International Decontamination Research and Development Conference will be held virtually November 1-5, 2021. More information can be found on the conference page.
We’re excited to showcase over 50 experts this year across a variety of topics, including biological agent sampling and analysis, water research and oil spill response, waste management, several sessions dedicated to COVID-19, and many more. Still haven’t registered? It’s not too late! Register for the conference.
This year we have a special session for student networking, where panelists will discuss their career paths and how they became interested in the decontamination field. There will also be a special session for COVID-19 research networking. Get together with your colleagues to discuss challenges, questions, and opportunities for collaboration in this open discussion. We are welcoming back our signature events – the Technology Café and Poster sessions. Check out the Full Agenda for information on our program this year.
Monday, November 1 at 11:30 AM ET
Nation’s Cybersecurity and Related Environmental Challenges
Nitin Natarajan, Deputy Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency | Department of Homeland Security
Tuesday, November 2 at 11:00 AM ET
Social Science in Disasters: Tactics, Innovations, Results
Kim Fortun, PhD | University of California – Irvine
Wednesday, November 3 at 11:00 AM ET
Water Sector Risk & Resilience: Successes and Challenges
Kevin Morley, PhD | American Water Works Association
Thursday, November 4 at 11:00 AM ET
Disaster Predictions in Support of Response Preparedness in the Coastal Zone
Rick Leuttich, PhD | University of North Carolina
Friday, November 5 at 11:00 AM ET
CDC COVID-19 Response: Grand Princess
LCDR Beth Wittry, MPH, REHS, CP-FS | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
We look forward to your participation!
The 2021 U.S. EPA International Decontamination Research and Development Conference Organizing Committee