Hub & Spoke Model

This Focus Meeting will also utilize a new virtual concept of the “hub and spoke” model in which participants will gather in person at several venues. The hub for the proposed meeting will be at LSU, with spokes in cities where PBC Board members reside and can serve as local host.

Venue and date

Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge – October 30-31, 2023. 


Information on abstract submission is coming soon


For those attending in person at LSU, accommodation options will be posted here soon.


Those chosen to present posters will be able to do so in person or virtually. As a rule, guidelines are

  • All poster presenters are responsible for printing their poster and displaying posters in the designated area on the morning of their poster session
  • The poster size should be less than 120cm (W) x 180cm (H) and portrait orientation.
  • Poster display will be provided at the venue, there is no facility for printing your poster at the venue.


Draft Program (Mar 2023)


Information on registration and fees coming soon


The Pacific Basin Consortium for Environmental and Health offers a limited number of grants to cover partial cost of travel for speakers selected from abstracts to give oral presentations. Student and Early Career researchers, who would not otherwise be able to attend were given priority.

View the PBC Travel policy