Workshop Agenda and Papers

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Agenda

October 3, 2013

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8:30-8:45

Welcome and Overview (slides) James K. Hammitt (Harvard University), Lisa A. Robinson (Harvard University)

8:45-9:15

Introduction to Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis: A Health Care Perspective (abstract) (slides) Sally Morton (University of Pittsburgh)

9:15-9:45

Introduction to Structured Expert Elicitation: A Risk Analysis Perspective (abstract) (slides) John Evans (Cyprus International Institute and Harvard University)

9:45-11:15

Panel 1: Synthesis for Air Pollutant Risk Assessment (Sally Morton, University of Pittsburgh, chair)

11:15-11:30

Break

11:30-1:00

Panel 2: Synthesis for Food Safety and Toxicology (Jonathan I. Levy, Boston University, Chair)

1:00-2:15

Lunch Speaker

The Role of Research Synthesis in Federal Policy Decisions Kathryn Stack (U.S. Office of Management and Budget)†

2:15-3:30

Panel 3: Synthesis for Program Evaluation (David L. Weimer, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Chair)

3:30 -3:45

Break

3:45-5:15

Panel 4: Synthesis for Economic Analysis (Jennifer Baxter, Industrial Economics, Incorporated, Chair)

5:15-5:30

Wrap-up James K. Hammitt (Harvard University), Lisa A. Robinson (Harvard University)

Unable to attend due to U.S. government shutdown
* Presenting author (** replacement)