Events

Pew and our partners frequently host events to inform media and interested parties about our work. Upcoming events, with their locations, are listed on the Events Calendar; you can also view events by topic or location.

These events include press briefings, panel discussions or teleconferences, and are generally only open to journalists and the policy community. When a text transcript is available, it will be posted on this site.

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Date Event Location
 
  • July 21, 2009
  • (Tuesday)
Health Care, Food Safety and Antibiotics - Academy of Natural Sciences’ Center for Environmental Policy

On July 21 in Philadelphia, the Academy of Natural Sciences’ Center for Environmental Policy and The Pew Charitable Trusts will convene health, agriculture and environmental experts for a special town hall meeting on the human health impacts related to the routine use of antibiotics on industrial farms.

  • Philadelphia, PA
  • The Academy of Natural Sciences
    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
    Philadelphia, PA
  • December 2, 2009
  • (Wednesday)
Antibiotic Resistance: A Multi-Billion Dollar Health Care Crisis - The Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future

Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY) and leading experts will discuss the economic and public health effects of non-therapeutic antibiotics in food animal production, including the connection to MRSA.

  • Washington, DC
  • Rayburn House Office Building
    Room 2168
    Washington, DC
  • December 17, 2009
  • (Thursday)
Industrial Animal Farms and Worker Health and Safety - Pew Campaign on Human Health and Industrial Farming

Leading experts discuss the public health and sociological effects of industrial farm animal production for farm workers and rural communities.

  • Washington, DC
  • US Capitol
    HC-8
    Washington, DC
  • April 14, 2010
  • (Wednesday)
Capitol Hill Briefings on Antibiotic Use on the Farm and Public Health - The Pew Charitable Trusts

On Wednesday, April 14, the Pew Campaign on Human Health and Industrial Farming will co-sponsor two congressional briefings (both House and Senate) titled, “Antibiotic Use on the Farm and Public Health: A Looming Crisis.”

  • Washington, DC
  • Senate and House Briefings
    in the Dirksen and Rayburn Buildings
    Washington, DC
  • September 16, 2010
  • (Thursday)
Superbugs, Super Problems: Agricultural Antibiotics and Emerging Infections - Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

Gail Hansen, senior officer, Human Health and Industrial Farming will take part in a webinar to discuss how the unnecessary use of antibiotics in livestock and poultry contributes to antibiotic resistance.

  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Webinar
    2105 First Avenue South
    Minneapolis, MN
  • January 25, 2011
  • (Tuesday)
Managing the Risk of Foodborne Hazards: STECs and Antibiotic-Resistant Pathogens - The Pew Charitable Trusts

The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) are co-hosting a one-day conference titled, Managing the Risk of Foodborne Hazards: STECs and Antibiotic-Resistant Pathogens, in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, January 25, 2011. 

  • DC, Washington
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
    901 E. St NW
    DC, Washington
  • May 15, 2012
  • (Tuesday)
Supermoms Against Superbugs: Take Washington by Storm Advocacy Day - Pew Health Group

Pew Campaign on Human Health and Industrial Farming is hosting a Supermoms Against Superbugs Advocacy Day on May 15 in Washington, D.C. to celebrate and unite individuals across America working to preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics for their children and families.

  • DC, Washington
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
    901 E St. NW
    DC, Washington