BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//Microsoft Corporation//Outlook 16.0 MIMEDIR//EN VERSION:2.0 METHOD:PUBLISH X-MS-OLK-FORCEINSPECTOROPEN:TRUE BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:Eastern Standard Time BEGIN:STANDARD DTSTART:16011104T020000 RRULE:FREQ=YEARLY;BYDAY=1SU;BYMONTH=11 TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 END:STANDARD BEGIN:DAYLIGHT DTSTART:16010311T020000 RRULE:FREQ=YEARLY;BYDAY=2SU;BYMONTH=3 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT CLASS:PUBLIC CREATED:20210323T152620Z DESCRIPTION:American Thoracic Society- ATS 2021\nInternational Participants Center\n \nEvent Name: Impact of Climate Change on Global Lung Health \nD ate: 10 – 11 a.m. EDT\, Monday\, May 17\, 2021\n\nRegister for ATS 2021 and join us for these programs at the International Participants Center. < https://conference.thoracic.org/attendees/index.php> \n \nClimate change i s projected to have a domino effect on how environmental exposures influen ce health\, particularly lung health. Addressing climate change requires a coordinated global effort yet the urgency to address this challenge has v aried across different countries. This session aims to provide a brief dis cussion from different country-level perspectives about existing challenge s\, solutions and key stakeholders to combat climate change on a global le vel. \n \nIntroduction: Climate Change: An Environmental Lung Health Probl em that Unites the Globe (5 minutes)\nChair: Peggy Lai\, MD\, MPH (Harvard Medical School – USA)\n \nTopic 1: Climate Change: The Turkish Perspect ive (10 minutes)\nSpeaker: Hasan Bayram\, MD\, PhD\, ATSF (Koc University School of Medicine – Turkey)\n \nTopic 2: Climate Change: The Australian Perspective (10 minutes)\nSpeaker: Sotiris Vardoulakis (Australian Nation al University – Australia)\n \nTopic 3: Climate Change: The U.S. Perspec tive (10 minutes)\nSpeaker: Mary Rice\, MD\, MPH (Harvard Medical School – USA)\n \nQ&A (10 minutes)\n1. Are there regional and country-specific challenges to addressing climate change\, and if so\, in what way? \n2. Ho w would a physician or researcher communicate how climate change might dir ectly influence a person’s lung health? Can you give an example in your context?\n3. How can the respiratory community lead changes resulting in t he wider awareness or action for addressing climate change? Are there conc rete things an individual can do in their day-to-day lives to address clim ate change?\n DTEND;TZID="Eastern Standard Time":20210517T110000 DTSTAMP:20210323T152620Z DTSTART;TZID="Eastern Standard Time":20210517T100000 LAST-MODIFIED:20210323T152620Z PRIORITY:5 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY;LANGUAGE=en-us: Impact of Climate Change on Global Lung Health TRANSP:OPAQUE UID:040000008200E00074C5B7101A82E0080000000000907255D71FD701000000000000000 010000000FE0FECC1A4E3B642A426DC783CA95020 X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

American Thoracic S ociety- ATS 2021

International Participants Center

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Event Name: Impact of Climate Change on Global Lung Health

Date: 10 –\; 11 a.m. EDT\, Monday\, May 17\, 2021


Register for ATS 2021 and join us for these programs at the International Participants Center.

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Climate change is projected to have a domino effect on how environmental exposures influe nce health\, particularly lung health. \;Addressing climate change req uires a coordinated global effort yet the urgency to address this challeng e has varied across different countries. \;This session aims to provid e a brief discussion from different country-level perspectives about exist ing challenges\, solutions and key stakeholders to combat climate change o n a global level. \;

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Introduction: Climate Change: An Environmental Lung Health Problem t hat Unites the Globe (5 minutes)

Chair: Peggy Lai\, MD\, MPH (Harvard Medical School –\; USA)

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Topic 1: Climate Change: The Turkish Perspective (10 minutes)

Speaker: Hasan Bayram\, MD\, PhD\, ATSF (Koc University School of Medicine & #8211\; Turkey)

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Top ic 2: Climate Change: The Australian Perspective (10 minutes)

Speaker: Sotiris Vardou lakis (Australian National University –\; Australia)

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Topic 3: Climate Change: The U. S. Perspective (10 minutes)

Speaker: Mary Rice\, MD\, MPH (Harvard Medical School –\ ; USA)

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Q&\;A (10 minutes)

1 . Are there regional and country-specific challenges to addressing climate change\, and if so\, in what way?

2. How would a physician or researcher communicate ho w climate change might directly influence a person’\;s lung health? C an you give an example in your context?

3. How can the respiratory community lead changes resulting in the wider awareness or action for addressing climate change? Are there concrete things an individual can do in their day-to-day lives to address climate change?

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