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Ken Jennings to Keynote Annual Industrial Hygiene Conference

All-time “Jeopardy!” champion Ken Jennings and Dr. John J. Medina, leading brain scientist, will present at the American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo, June 4 through June 7 in Seattle.

The American Industrial Hygiene Association has announced the headlining speakers for the American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo (AIHce EXP).

Ken Jennings, all-time “Jeopardy!” winner, will kick off the 77th annual event, which will be held in Seattle from June 4 through June 7. His presentation is titled, "Life in the Form of a Question."

Jennings is known for having the longest winning streak in the game show’s history with 74 wins. He was born outside of Seattle and grew up overseas, but returned to the United States. Jennings now speaks about speaks about the importance of learning at college campuses and corporate events, and co-invented two trivia games.

He recently released his latest book, "Because I Said So: The Truth Behind the Myths, Tales, and Warnings Every Generation Passes Down to Its Kids."

On Wednesday, June 7, leading brain scientist Dr. John J. Medina will close out the AIHce. Medina is a developmental molecular biologist who is focused on the genes involved in human brain development and the genetics of psychiatric disorders. Medina has spent most of his professional life as a private research consultant, working primarily in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries on research related to mental health. His latest book "Brain Rules," is a New York Times bestseller.

The three-day event will provide tools and strategies that industrial hygienists and EHS professionals can use to protect worker health as well as networking opportunities. Professional development courses will be offered on June 3, 4 and 8.

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