DDP 32nd Annual Meeting
An American “Reset” on Science and Defense?
July 25-28, 2014
Crowne Plaze Knoxville
401 W. Summit Hill Drive · Knoxville, Tennessee
Group rate $99/night
CALL (865) 522-2600 and mention DDP to get the group rate.
Access to Energy
Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine
Physicians for Civil Defense
Friday, July 25, 2014
9 am-4 pm. (optional) Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, TN
ORNL is a leader in materials research, global security threats, supercomputing, and neutron science. (Includes Lunch.)
7-9:30 pm. Welcome Reception
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Welcome. Jane Orient, M.D., DDP President
False Rejection of Sun-Climate Connection by IPCC’s “Gangster Science.” Willie Soon, Ph.D.
Dr. Soon, an astrophysicist, authored The Maunder Minimum and The Variable Sun-Earth Connection.
Hormesis: Its Scientific Foundations and Biochemical Regulatory Applications. Edward Calabrese, Ph.D.
For 20 years, Dr. Calabrese’s research has focused on the dose response to drugs and pollutants in the low-dose range.
LNT Theory: How the NAS Misled the World on Cancer Risk Assessment. Edward Calabrese, Ph.D.
The Linear-No Threshold theory, which dominates radiation regulatory policy, is based on fraud and misrepresentation.
Thunderstorms and the Climate-Weather Heat Engine. Willis Eschenbach.
Mr. Eschenbach, an independent climate researcher, was the first person to file a FOIA request for data from the Univ East Angliia CRU.
NIPCC Wipes out IPCC: the End of Climate Scares. S. Fred Singer, Ph.D.
Dr. Singer, a pioneer in rocket and satellite technology, founded NIPCC (Non-governmental IPCC), which opposes the UN IPCC.
“Sustainability”: a Path to the Hunger Games? Charles Battig, M.D.
Dr. Battig is an anesthesiologist and biomedical engineer, who worked in support of the Apollo Moon Mission at North American Aviation.
Does Carbon Dioxide Endanger Humans? The Supreme Court Decision. Kenneth Haapala.
Mr. Haapala is executive VP of SEPP (the Science and Environmental Policy Project), which has challenged the Endangerment Finding.
Reception and Banquet. Appreciating Freedom: Surviving China’s Cultural Holocaust. Ming Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Wang performs innovative 3D laser eye surgery and developed the amniotic membrane contact lens. He holds a Ph.D. in laser physics.
Sunday, July 27, 2014
Consensus Physics for More than a Century: Don’t Contradict Einstein. Howard Hayden, Ph.D.
Dr. Hayden is professor emeritus of physics, University of Connecticut, and publishes The Energy Advocate.
The Politics of Energy and the Economic Impact. Marita Noon.
Ms. Noon, author of 20 books, is the executive director of Energy Makes America Great and the Citizens’ Alliance for Responsible Energy.
The Technology of the Apollo Flights and the Study of Climate Change. Jim Peacock.
Mr. Peacock is webmaster and member of The Right Climate Stuff (TRCS) research team of retired NASA Apollo Program veterans.
Lunch: Some Unclassified Lockheed “Skunk Works” Events. Gordon Claycomb.
An aeropace engineer, Mr. Claycomb worked at the Skunk Works for 20 years on the F-35A Lightning II stealth fighter and other projects.
Working toward Fulfillment of the Rad Resistant Cities Initiative Task 5. Philip Smith.
Mr. Smith developed the NukAlert ER, the basis for a rooftop system of continuous radiation monitoring.
A Template for Civil Defense. Stephen Jones.
Jones is special projects director for Physicians for Civil Defense. He has ridden more than 3000 miles by bicycle to inform first responders.
Energy and the Prognosis for America. Arthur Robinson, Ph.D.
Dr. Robinson is founder of the Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine and editor of Access to Energy.
5:00 pm Adjourn
Monday, July 28
9 am-3 pm. (optional) Mass Casualty Care Course by Steven Hatfill, M.D. (course is $100/person. Includes Lunch.)
Monday, July 28, 2014 9 am-3 pm. Course by Steven Hatfill, M.D., on mass casualty care includes hemorrhage control, rapid airway management, emergency management of penetrating chest injury, shock, and hypothermia. Any of us could be a first responder and save lives using these techniques. No previous medical training required.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Professional Tour ($50/person) on Friday, July 25. 9am to noon. Oak Ridge is the site where expedient civil defense was developed. It is a leader in materials research, global security threats, supercomputing, and neutron science.
CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION
The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) will supply a certificate of participation for up to 5 hours of CME credit for Monday’s course and 15 hours for the meeting. This is not accredited as AMA/ACCME “Category 1,” but is accepted in some states for at least part of the CME requirement for license renewal.
Registration Fee: $250 for the entire seminar includes a welcome reception, a banquet, and two luncheons ($200 for each additional family member). The mass casualty course led by Steven Hatfill, M.D., (3 hours of lecture and 2 hours practice), on Monday is $100 per person. (You need not be a physician to attend.) Oak Ridge Lab tour is $50 each.
The Crowne Plaza Knoxville is 15 miles from the McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS).
The 20-minute taxi ride will cost $30.
Driving directions from the airport: Take 129 North to 1-40 East Take exit 388A-James White Parkway. Take Summit Hill Dr exit off of parkway. Turn right at stoplight. Go through 3 stoplights. Hotel will be on the right.