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Important Dates

Jan. 15 Abstract Submission Opens
Feb. 28
Mar. 8
Abstract Submission Closes
Feb. 28
Mar. 8
Deadline for Applying for Student Travel Grant
Apr. 10
Apr. 14
Closing Date for Early Registration
Apr. 10
Apr. 14
Deadline for Applying for Emergent Economy Participant Support
Jun. 8 Online Registration Ends
Jun. 14 On-site Registration and Welcome Reception at Asilomar
Jun. 19 Conference Ends
Program

Sunday, June 14, 2015
Time Session Name Location
07:30 - 08:30 BI Breakfast Crocker Dining Hall
08:30 - 14:00 M1 BEMS Board Meeting Oak Shelter
08:30 - 14:00 M2 EBEA Council Meeting Evergreen
08:30 - 17:00 W1 Workshop 1 — IEEE ICES - Current status of LF dosimetry modeling Chapel
11:30 - 12:00 M3 Joint BEMS/EBEA Meeting Committee Oak Shelter
12:00 - 13:00 L1 Lunch Crocker Dining Hall
13:00 - 18:00 R1 Registration Merrill Hall
18:00 - 19:00 D1 Dinner Crocker Dining Hall
19:00 - 22:00 RC Reception Barbecue Pit
20:00 - 22:00 SI Student icebreaker Surf and Sand
Monday, June 15, 2015
Time Session Name Location
07:30 - 08:30 B2 Breakfast Crocker Dining Hall
08:45 - 09:00 Intro1 Welcome - Introduction Merrill Hall
09:00 - 10:45 P1 Plenary 1: 2B or not 2B: Should IARC’s classification of RF-EMF invoke the precautionary principle? Merrill Hall
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 - 12:00 FA Student Flash Poster Session A Merrill Hall
12:00 - 13:00 L2 Lunch Crocker Dining Hall
13:15 - 14:15 FB Student Flash Poster Session B Merrill Hall
14:30 - 15:50 01 Epidemiology and Exposure Evaluations 1 (ELF EMF) Fred Farr Room
14:30 - 15:50 02 Methods Toward Mechanisms Kiln Room
15:50 - 16:05 Coffee Break
16:05 - 17:25 03 EMF Effects and Underlying Mechanisms Fred Farr Room
16:05 - 17:25 04 Human Neurophysiology and Motor Control Kiln Room
18:00 - 19:00 D2 Dinner Crocker Dining Hall
19:00 - 22:00 PA Poster Session A Fireside Underground
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Time Session Name Location
07:30 - 08:30 B3 Breakfast Crocker Dining Hall
08:45 - 09:00 Intro2 Introduction Merrill Hall
09:00 - 09:45 DA d'Arsonval Lecture Merrill Hall
09:45 - 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 - 11:55 05 Epidemiology and Exposure Evaluations 2 (RF EMF) Fred Farr Room
10:15 - 11:55 06 Toward Cancer Treatment 1 (Exposure Conditions and Mechanisms) Kiln Room
12:00 - 13:00 L3 Lunch Crocker Dining Hall
12:00 - 13:00 M4 EBEA General Assembly (with box lunch) Merrill Hall
13:15 - 13:25 Intro3 Introduction Merrill Hall
13:25 - 13:45 CL Chiabrera Lecture Merrill Hall
13:45 - 14:45 P2 Plenary 2: Dosimetry — gaps, challenges Merrill Hall
14:45 - 15:00 Coffee Break
15:00 - 16:20 07 EMF Safety 1: ELF/IF (Standards, Mechanisms, Policy) Fred Farr Room
15:00 - 16:20 08 Toward Cancer Treatment 2 (Exposure Conditions, Methods, Applications) Kiln Room
16:20 - 18:00 Free time
18:00 - 19:00 D3 Dinner Crocker Dining Hall
19:00 - 22:00 PB Poster Session B Fireside Underground
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Time Session Name Location
07:30 - 08:30 B4 Breakfast Crocker Dining Hall
08:45 - 09:45 P3 Plenary 3: Electric fields and nonresectable tumors — clinical practice and physical models Merrill Hall
09:45 - 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 - 11:55 09 EMF Safety 2: Thermal (Standards, Mechanisms, Policy) Fred Farr Room
10:15 - 11:55 10 EMF: Microscale and Nanoscale Effects Kiln Room
12:00 - 13:00 L4 Lunch Crocker Dining Hall
13:00 - 18:00 Open afternoon Buses to Monterey and Carmel
18:00 - 19:00 D4 Dinner (not banquet attendees) Crocker Dining Hall
19:00 - 22:45 BQ Banquet - Sponsor recognition Monterey Bay Aquarium
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Time Session Name Location
07:30 - 08:30 B5 Breakfast Crocker Dining Hall
08:45 - 09:45 P4 Plenary 4: Electrohypersensitivity (Idiopathic environmental intolerance to EMF) Merrill Hall
09:45 - 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 - 11:55 11 EMF Safety 3: SAR (Standards, Mechanisms, Policy) Fred Farr Room
10:15 - 11:55 12 Neuroplasticity in vivo and in vitro 1 Kiln Room
12:00 - 13:00 L5 Lunch Crocker Dining Hall
12:00 - 13:00 M5 BEMS Business Meeting (with box lunch) Fred Farr Room
13:15 - 14:45 W2 Workshop 2 - Contemporary issues relevant to EMF/RF guidelines & standards Merrill Hall
15:00 - 16:30 W3 Workshop 3 - Safety of wireless transmitting devices Merrill Hall
16:30 - 18:00 Free time
18:00 - 19:00 D5 Dinner Crocker Dining Hall
19:00 - 20:00 W4 Workshop 4 - Submitting papers for publication in Bioelectromagnetics Merrill Hall
20:00 - 22:00 Poster Party Fireside Underground
Friday, June 19, 2015
Time Session Name Location
07:30 - 08:30 B6 Breakfast Crocker Dining Hall
08:45 - 09:45 P5 Plenary 5: Electric fields and calcium signaling Merrill Hall
09:45 - 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 - 11:15 13 EMF Safety 4: SAR (Standards, Mechanisms, Policy) Fred Farr Room
10:15 - 11:15 14 Neuroplasticity in vivo and in vitro 2 Kiln Room
11:30 - 12:00 SA Student Awards - Closing ceremony Merrill Hall
12:00 - 13:00 L6 Lunch Crocker Dining Hall
13:00 - 18:00 M6 BEMS Board Meeting Marlin
13:00 - 18:00 M7 EBEA Council Meeting Curlew
18:00 - 19:00 D6 Dinner Crocker Dining Hall

PLENARY SESSIONS
2B or not 2B: Should IARC’s classification of RF EMF as a possible carcinogen invoke the precautionary principle?
Kurt Straif, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), France
Christopher Portier, Former Director, US National Center for Environmental Health, USA
Ken Foster, Department of Bioengineering,University of Pennsylvania, USA
Electric fields and nonresectable tumors --- clinical practice and physical models
Julie Gehl, Department of Oncology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Herlev, Denmark
Jim Weaver, Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard-MIT, USA
Electrohypersensitivity (Idiopathic environmental intolerance to EMF)
Kjell Hansson Mild, Department of Radiation Sciences, Umeå University, Sweden
Gunnhild Oftedal, Sør‐Trøndelag University College, Trondheim, Norway
Dosimetry --- gaps and challenges
Luc Martens, Information Technology Department, Ghent University, Belgium
Micaela Liberti, Dept. of Information Engineering, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy
Electric fields and calcium signaling
Ken-Ichi Yano, Division of Medical Bioelectrics, Kumamoto University, Japan
Rod O'Connor, LABEX Sigma-Lim - XLIM, Limoges, France

WORKSHOPS
Key Topics in EMF/RF Guideline/Standard Development, Electric Power Research Institute, USA
Current Status of LF Dosimetry Modeling, IEEE International Committee on Electromagnetic Safety
Safety of wireless transmitting devices, Environmental Health Trust, USA
Submitting papers for publication in Bioelectromagnetics, James Lin, Editor, Bioelectromagnetics, USA