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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).

  • Jan 30 2019

    Supporting health equity through healthy built environments

    at 11:00 PST Topics: Built Environment, Equity Location Type: Online

    This webinar will focus on how health equity can be supported through the built environment and how community planning and design can incorporate factors to address health inequities. Several resources will be highlighted, including the BCCDC FACT SHEET: Supporting Health Equity Through the Built Environment, which offers evidence-informed principals to support health equity through interventions...

  • Feb 06 2019

    Wildfire Smoke: A Growing Threat to Air Quality and Public Health

    at 09:00 PST Topics: Air, Climate, Forest Fires, Outdoor Air Location Type: In Person Location: Vancouver, BC

    Wildfires are becoming more frequent and intense as the global climate changes. Smoke from these fires causes episodes of the worst air quality that many populations will ever experience, sometimes lasting for weeks or months. The first part of the proposed workshop is intended to summarize the current state of the evidence on wildfire smoke generation, composition, toxicity, exposure assessment...

  • Mar 19 2019

    Interactive Mapping of Environmental Health Assessments

    at 09:00 PST Topics: Environmental Health Surveillance, Risk Analysis Location Type: Online

    As part of the knowledge translation plan of the Canadian Alliance for Healthy Hearts and Minds project, the authors developed and released an on-line, interactive map of 2,074 communities across Canada that conveys  information about community health audits. In this presentation, the development of the maps will be described and tips will be given on how to access and use the tools embedded in...

  • Apr 27 2019

    2019 CARST Radon Conference

    at 08:30 Topics: Radon. Location Type: In Person Location: Saskatoon, SK

    The annual CARST Conference is known for its positive upbeat atmosphere, great presentations and excellent opportunities for learning, networking and connecting with vendors.  And of course for the Radon Olympics, which return this year for their third appearance!