SPECIAL FEATURES OF THE NEHA 2009 AEC & EXHIBITION INCLUDE: * A keynote presentation by CDC leader Howard Frumkin, MD, MPH, DrPH, Director, National Center for Environmental Health, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, focused on the role of environmental health in sustainability, such as climate change, built communities, and sustainable development. * A focus on greater roles for environmental health within the areas of sustainability and all-hazards preparedness. - A thorough educational offering of all-hazards preparedness topics that covers the latest issues and future directions. * Exploration of a more in-depth role in food safety- one that spans beyond our traditional work and partnerships, and one that emphasizes a stronger collaboration of industry and regulatory communities exploring burgeoning food safety issues together, both locally, nationally, and internationally. * A symposium focused on the discussion of the "New Government Structure" and where environmental health fits. * Robust education on the large variety of topic areas and issues facing this profession, along with professional development sessions to help equip you with tools you can use in your daily work.