November 4 & 5 – Atlanta, Georgia – Briefing for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity. For more information contact Latetia Moore at

November 20 – Massachusetts – Massachusetts Public Health Association 2009 Annual Meeting – Keynote address at 9:30 AM – Westborough Royal Plaza, Westborough, Massachusetts. For information see or contact Valerie Bassett at

December 4 and 5 – Black Mountain, North Carolina (near Asheville) – Annual conference of the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association – half-day food policy workshop on December 4 and panel presentation the evening of December 4 and morning of December 5. For more informaton see or contact