Long Island Marriott (Long Island, NY)
101 James Doolittle Blvd
Uniondale, NY 11553
(note Sunday’s rooms are sold out at our group rate. We are working on getting a larger room block. Stay tuned.)
Friday, July 27, 2012
Optional Tours. (scroll down for info)
7-9:30 pm Welcome Reception
Saturday, July 28, 2012
7:45 am Welcome. Jane Orient, M.D., DDP President
8:00 am Mercury Air Toxics Standards and the Extreme Punishment Agency (EPA). Willie Soon, Ph.D. Dr. Soon, an astrophysicist, authored The Maunder Minimum and the Variable Sun-Earth Connection.
9:00 am Statistical Follies and Epidemiology. William Matthew (“Matt”) Briggs, Ph.D. Dr Briggs is a professor and consultant in statistics, with an interest in philosophy of science and epistemology.
10:15 am Using Data Noise to Combat Political Noise. Howard Hayden, Ph.D. Dr. Hayden is professor emeritus of physics, University of Connecticut, and publishes The Energy Advocate.
11:15 am Energy Independence for the United States. Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. Dr. Cohen is a senior policy analyst for the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow. He authored The Green Wave.
12:15 pm Lunch: The Empire State Divided (Documentary on Fracking). Karen Moreau. Producer Karen Moreau is executive director of the New York State Petroleum Council.
2:00 pm Does Offshore Wind Energy Make Sense? John Droz, Jr. A physicist and environmental activist, Mr. Droz has extensively studied industrial wind energy.
3:00 pm Appropriate Radiation Level for Evacuations. Jerry Cuttler, D.Sc. Dr. Cuttler, retired from Atomic Energy of Canada, is an expert on the beneficial effects of low-dose radiation.
4:00 pm The Health Effects of Medical Radiation. Howard Maccabee, Ph.D., M.D. Dr. Maccabee is a nuclear physicist and radiation oncologist. He is a founder, past president, and a director of DDP.
6:30 pm Reception & Banquet. Common Sense 2012. Arthur B. Robinson, Ph.D. Dr. Robinson, editor of Access to Energy, is a congressional candidate in Oregon’s District 4.
Sunday, July 29, 2012
8:00 am Sustainability Realities—with Update from Rio. Paul Driessen. The author of Eco-Imperialism: Green Power, Black Death, Mr. Dressen discusses “sustainability” and human health.
9:00 am Obama “Skins the Cat” to Achieve Energy Rationing. S. Fred Singer, Ph.D. Dr. Singer, a pioneer in rocket and satellite technology, founded NIPCC, which opposes the UN IPCC.
10:15 am Alarming Global Warming: What Happens to Science in the Public Square. Richard S. Lindzen, Ph.D. Dr. Lindzen is Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Meteorology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
11:15 am Why “Climate Science” Isn’t About Science. Rael Jean Isaac, Ph.D. Dr. Isaac, a sociologist, authored Roosters of the Apocalypse, The Coercive Utopians, and Madness in the Streets.
12:15 pm Lunch: Inside an ICBM Squadron During the Cuban Missile Crisis. Gordon Claycomb. Mr.Claycomb worked at the Skunk Works for 20 years.
2:00 pm Myths and Facts Concerning Biological Agents in Warfare. Steven Hatfill, M.D. Dr. Hatfill is an instructor in tactical combat casualty care for specialized units of the U.S. armed services.
3:00 pm Using the Freedom of Information Act and Federal Open Data Laws. Andrew Schlafly, Esq. Mr. Schlafly is general counsel for the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS).
4:00 pm An Inconsistent Truth (video) Phil Valentine. Mr. Valentine is a radio talk show host based in Nashville, Tenn., and an author of weekly newspaper commentaries.
5:30 pm Adjourn
Our alternate activity available for those who wish to participate will be a trip to the Cradle of Aviation – Long Island’s Air & Space Museum.