REGISTER

Agenda

This year, EWG’s CleanCon™ will focus on “The Habits of Environmental Health” through EWG’s science and breakthrough research. We invite you to join us for three days of conversation with experts, innovators and influencers.

DAY 1 – October 19

The habits of environmental health

Find out from our speakers how we are all exposed to toxic chemicals in our personal environment, what you can do about it and how you can commit to a healthier life by developing long-lasting healthy habits.

  • Speakers:
  • Opening keynote – Ken Cook

    Ken Cook, President and Co-Founder of EWG, will introduce us to the concept of habits of environmental health. He’ll discuss how we can be educated and empowered to make the best decisions for ourselves and our families, and be motivated to pressure lawmakers and force industry change when it comes to cleaning up our health and the environment.

  • Conversation – Ken Cook & BJ Fogg, Ph.D.

    Ken Cook invites BJ Fogg, Ph.D, founder of the Stanford Design Lab and New York Times–bestselling author of “Tiny Habits,” to share with us how we establish important habits – healthy habits – starting with small changes.

  • Conversation – Dr. Natasha Beck & Ingrid Carney

    Dr. Natasha Beck, a/k/a “Dr. Organic Mommy,” will discuss healthy living –before, during and after pregnancy – with the founder of maternity wear brand Ingrid and Isabel and long-time EWG supporter Ingrid Carney.

  • 5-minute yoga/stretch – Alexis Temkin, Ph.D.

    Give yourself 5 minutes of relaxation during the day with a yoga/stretch session led by EWG Toxicologist Alexis Temkin.

  • EWG explains: Endocrine disruptors – Carla Burns

    What are endocrine disruptors, and why are they so bad for you? Find out from EWG’s Senior Director of Cosmetic Science Carla Burns.

  • Conversation – Ken Cook & Adam Werbach

    Ken Cook and Adam Werbach, Global Lead for Sustainable Shopping at Amazon, discuss a new and exciting initiative that Amazon is leading, called Climate Pledge Friendly – and why it includes certifications like EWG VERIFIED™.

  • Chocolate meditation – Elise Museles

    Grab your favorite chocolate and join author, podcaster, certified eating psychology and nutrition expert Elise Museles for a blissful chocolate meditation. You won’t want to miss this sweet experience!

  • LIVE Ask a scientist Q&A session – David Andrews, Ph.D., Tasha Stoiber, Ph.D., and Uloma Uche, Ph.D

    Come prepared with your most pressing questions from the day, because EWG scientists are going to be available LIVE during this session to answer them.

DAY 2 – October 20

Clean beauty for all

Learn from our speakers about how the personal care industry is changing and what it will take to make equitable clean beauty accessible to everyone.

  • Speakers:
  • Opening keynote – Carla Burns

    Carla Burns, Senior Director of Cosmetic Science at EWG, kicks off the day with a run-down of EWG’s work on clean beauty for all.

  • Conversation – Carla Burns & Nyakio Grieco

    Carla Burns and Nyakio Greico, the founder of beauty brand nyakio and Thirteen Lune, discuss the topic of access and equity in clean beauty and the importance of creating products that are inclusive and effective for everyone.

  • Conversation – Ken Cook & Melanie Bender

    EWG President and Co-Founder Ken Cook and Melanie Blender, founding President of VERSED, will discuss democratizing clean, sustainable skincare for all.

  • 5-minute yoga/stretch – Alexis Temkin, Ph.D.

    Give yourself 5 minutes of relaxation during the day with a yoga/stretch session led by EWG Toxicologist Alexis Temkin.

  • EWG explains: Parabens – Thomas Galligan, Ph.D.

    Learn EWG's top tips for steering clear of parabens from EWG Toxicologist Thomas Galligan, Ph.D.

  • Conversation – Dr. Barbara Paldus & Dr. Anat Lebow

    Founder and CEO of Codex Beauty Labs Dr. Barbara Paldus will be interviewing board-certified dermatologist Dr. Anat Lebow on how clean products affect our skin health.

  • Conversation – Jennifer Saul & Dr. Taz Bhatia

    Jennifer Saul, Vice President of Marketing for C’est Moi Beauty, and Dr. Taz Bhatia, Board-Certified in Integrative Medicine, Holistic Medicine & Pediatrics, will speak about the importance of getting rid of toxic ingredients in your skincare products and how the food you eat affects your skin health.

  • LIVE Ask a scientist Q&A session – Thomas Galligan, Ph.D. & Kali Rauhe

    Come prepared with your most pressing questions from the day because EWG scientists are going to be available LIVE during this session to answer them.

DAY 3 – October 21

Cleaning up your food and water

When it comes to chemicals in our food and water, legal doesn’t necessarily mean safe. Our speakers will address some of the biggest challenges facing us in food and water today and how you can avoid unnecessary chemicals.

  • Speakers:
  • Opening keynote – Sydney Evans

    Sydney Evans, Science Analyst at EWG, kicks off the day by navigating us through EWG’s work on clean food and water for all.

  • Conversation – Ken Cook & Dr. Mark Hyman

    Ken Cook will interview Dr. Mark Hyman, founder of the UltraWellness Center at the Cleveland Clinic and New York Times bestselling author, on his work to inspire and empower his patients to live their healthiest, fullest lives through their daily lifestyle choices.

  • Conversation – Elise Museles & Michael Moss

    Elise Museles will be interviewing Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative journalist Michael Moss, author of “Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us” and his newest book, “Hooked.”

  • 5-minute yoga/stretch – Alexis Temkin, Ph.D.

    Give yourself 5 minutes of relaxation during the day with a yoga/stretch session led by EWG Toxicologist Alexis Temkin.

  • EWG explains: Food additives – Iris Myers

    Do you know what icky additives lurk in your food? EWG Communications Associate Iris Myers will expose the truth in this video.

  • Toxin takedown – Karen Malkin

    Karen Malkin, National Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach, will introduce you to her 14-day transformative program, Toxin Takedown, that provides tips to reduce exposure to harmful, hidden toxins and protect your health.

  • LIVE Ask a scientist Q&A session – Sydney Evans, Olga Naidenko, Ph.D., and Alexis Temkin, Ph.D.

    Come prepared with your most pressing questions from the day because EWG scientists are going to be available LIVE during this session to answer them.