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Events

We offer a directory of upcoming conferences, courses and other continuing education opportunities related to environmental health practice and policy. We also welcome input regarding any upcoming events of relevance to the environmental health community not listed here.

Events are described in their applicable language(s).

  • Mar 22 2019

    8th International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health

    at 09:30 MST Topics: Indigenous Environmental Health, Children's Environmental Health Location Type: In Person Location: Calgary, AB

    Designed for community members, researchers, academics, and clinicians, the International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health is only conference dedicated to the health and well-being of First Nations, Inuit, Métis, American Indian, Alaska Native and other Indigenous children and youth in North America and around the world. The 2019 conference features leaders in Indigenous health discussing some...

  • Mar 27 2019

    Cyanobacteria and Drinking Water

    at 12:00 PST Topics: Drinking Water Location Type: Online

    Harmful algal blooms associated with cyanobacteria are a growing area of concern for drinking water supplies in Canada. This webinar will provide the highlights of a recent evidence review undertaken by the NCCEH (Cyanobacteria and Drinking Water: Occurrence, risks, management and knowledge gaps for public health), and a presentation by the Walkerton Clean Water Centre on challenges and knowledge...

  • Mar 27 2019

    Call to action on climate change and health

    at 13:00 EST Topics: Climate Change Location Type: Online

    In this webinar participants will hear why health professionals are so concerned about climate change, the climate solutions that can produce fairly immediate health benefits, how health professionals can work for climate change year-round, and the actions that health organizations are taking around the federal elections.

  • Mar 28 2019

    Sicker, Fatter, Poorer

    at 17:30 EST Topics: Built Environment, Contaminants and Hazards, Indoor Air, Outdoor Air Location Type: In Person

    Dr. Leonardo Trasande a pediatrician, professor, and world-renowned researcher, will tell us a story of how our everyday surroundings are making us sicker, fatter, and poorer.  He uncovers evidence that helps to show how emerging health conditions result from endocrine-disrupting chemicals in our food, our homes, and our personal care products.   Dr. Trasande will explore how industrializing...

  • Apr 18 2019

    Paradox of wealth and health: Resource development and social determinants of health

    at 12:00 PST Topics: Equity Location Type: Online

    The understanding and management of health impacts associated with natural resource development activities like pipelines, mines and processing facilities, has traditionally focused on the impacts from biophysical exposures (e.g. changes to air quality, water quality, etc.). However, extensive research conducted over the past three decades leaves little doubt that social factors are powerful...