Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health, the Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health, and The Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa, are joining together to co-sponsor the Midwest Rural and Agricultural Safety and Health Forum on November 18-19, 2004, at the Holiday Inn in Coralville, Iowa.
The focus of the forum is "Creating Partnerships for Agricultural Health and Safety Policy." Chuck Fluharty, Director of the Rural Policy Research Institute, will give the keynote address on Thursday, November 18, on "Community-based Rural Policy." Judy Hertz, Midwest Advocacy Institute, will present a workshop on Friday, November 19, on "Developing an Effective Strategy for Policy Change." Conference participants will participate in workshops to develop a strategy for policy issues related to agricultural safety and health.
Conference registration materials are available at http://www.public-health.uiowa.edu/icash/.
This article originally appeared on page 123 of the IC-492(21) -- October 4, 2004 issue.