November 3, 2016 to November 4, 2016

7:00pm – 2:00am

UCLA Neuroscience Research Building (NRB) Auditorium


Join us to learn about scientific, regulatory, and social issues surrounding the Aliso Canyon methane leak of 2016 near Porter Ranch.


We’ll explore questions such as:

Why do these disasters occur?

How can we be better equipped to prevent and respond to them?

What are local and global implications?


Presentations by:

Michael Jerrett, PhD, UCLA Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

John Balmes, MD, Northern California COEH, and CARB

Seth Shonkoff, PhD, PSE Healthy Energy

Diane Garcia-Gonzales, PhD candidate, UC Berkeley Environmental Health Sciences

J.R. DeShazo, PhD, Luskin Center for Innovation

Katherine Butler, MPH, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Linda Delp, PhD, UCLA Labor Occupational Safety & Health program

Hamid Arabzadeh, MS, FAIHA, CIH, HRA Environmental Consultants, Inc.

Alexandra Nagy, Food & Water Watch

Matt Pakucko, Save Porter Ranch

Sharon McNary, KPCC Southern California Public Radio

Susan Abram, Los Angeles Daily News

and more…