Attendee Evaluation

If you attended the 2012 conference, we would appreciate it if you filled out the online evaluation form found here. Questions about the form can be addressed by emailing

Additionally, a scarf and cell phone holder were left at the conference. If either of these two items belongs to you, please send Sam Malone an email (, along with a description of the item. At that point we will let you know when you can pick up your lost belonging.

Conference Follow Up

Thank you to the 200+ attendees of this year's Health Effects of Shale Gas Extraction Conference. It was a tremendous success - with attendees from across the US, parts of Canada, and even Botswana! For those of you who would like to see the conference videos, they will be edited and posted online in the next few weeks. At that point they can be found by clicking on the "videos" link at the top of this page.

Registration for 2012 Conference Closed

We have reached our limit for conference attendance. Registration is now closed. Interested personnel can continue to sign up but will be put on the waiting list should a spot open up.

Registration Closing on Friday, November 2, 2012

We are nearing our attendee limit, so we will be closing online registration at 5pm (EST) this Friday, November 2nd. Please contact Jill Kriesky with questions:

Academic Poster Submissions Extended

To increase our academic poster reach, we are extending the deadline to submit student posters. Students now have until October 15th to send us their posters submissions. Click here for the requirements.

Online Registration is Open

Registration is now open for the 2012 Health Effects of Shale Gas Extraction Conference. The process is entirely online this year. Click here to register through the PA Public Health Training Center's (PAPHTC) website. **Registrants must sign up for a user name and password through PAPHTC before registration can be completed.**

Save the Date! November 9, 2012

Registration opens here on the conference Web site on September 4, 2012.

Date and Venue Set for 2012 Conference!

The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health's 3rd Annual Health Effects of Shale Gas Extraction Conference will be held on November 9, 2012 from 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM within the University Club's Second Floor Ballroom (123 University Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15260). If you have any questions about the event, please contact Samantha Malone by emailing:

Planning Commenced for 2012 Conference

The planning committee for the the 3rd Annual Health Effects of Shale Gas Extraction conference hosted by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health has reconvened! This all-day event will occur in November 2012 in Pittsburgh, PA. Stay tuned for details.

Conference Videos Available

Click here to view videos of select presenters and their PowerPoints from this year's shale gas conference.

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