On Sunday, July 16th, 2017, the organizers of the 13th ICMGP invite you to a Mercury Community Outreach & Open House from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium (One Avenue of the Arts) in Providence, Rhode Island.
Free and open to the public
This session will be free and open to the general public and conferees.
This is a public information session dedicated to raise awareness, educate, and creating interactive environments among the members of public, students, and experts on mercury.
We are hosting this event, as part of ICMGP2017, as a public information session dedicated to raise awareness, educate, and create interactive environments among the members of public, students, and experts on mercury. This year, state government, academic institutions, and NGOs will exhibit and lead activities, ranging from proper disposal of mercury-added products and analyses of mercury in hair samples to informative sessions on the history of mercury science and management. The list of current exhibitors and topics are shown below.
Informative display on the history of mercury disaster in Minamata Bay, Japan – join the representatives from 3:00-4:00pm as they also host a lecture in the same venue.
Understanding labels on mercury products sold in the U.S.
Provide free analyses of mercury in hair samples!
Hands-on mercury chemistry sessions using lego blocks.
Informative session on identifying mercury sources & disposal methods at home.
Provide free analyses of mercury in herbal medicines!
Video on “Mercury: From Sources to Seafood.”
Video and literature on mercury remediation of Onondaga Lake, New York.
Seafood Consumption Advice for the general public and for healthcare professionals; information on mercury cycling in the environment; short film "Choosing Wisely: Recognizing and Preventing Overexposure to Mercury in Fish.
If you have any questions about the Community Outreach & Open House Event, please contact the Conference Secretariat at .