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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).
Sep 24 2019Drinking Water Location Type: Online
This forum allows EPA to communicate directly with state personnel and others to provide training and foster collaboration and dissemination of information. This, in turn, provides state agencies with the information and resources needed to communicate the latest scientific advancements and current guidance to their small systems. The webinars also provide EPA with invaluable information from...
Sep 25 2019Emergency Preparedness, Emergency Response Location Type: Online
Floods, fires, and severe climate are becoming increasingly more common. As the owners and operators of local infrastructure, municipalities have much to lose from the damaging effects - not only financially, but there are significant health and environmental costs as well. Furthermore, the impact of climate change is most immediate and dramatic in Northern communities, where global warming is...
Sep 25 2019Built Environment, Indigenous Environmental Health Location Type: In Person Location: Vancouver, BC
While Vancouver has made many great strides on Indigenous planning practices and reconciliation, there are too many impasses that uphold the colonial status quo. This panel will examine the present practices and point a way forward for urban planners and cities to take greater leadership from local Indigenous communities in planning, decision-making and in achieving lasting outcomes in their...
Sep 26 2019Forest Fires, Outdoor Air Location Type: Online
Population level wildfire smoke exposure is complex, and so reducing the adverse physical and mental health effects related to smoke exposure requires insight into social, economic, political and health-related factors within communities. This report outlines the findings from a series of 22 interviews with public health practitioners and collaborators from Canadian and American jurisdictions...
Sep 30 2019
“Taking Care of Self, Taking Care of Others” is the theme for the CIPHI 2019 workshop. Educational sessions will include both personal wellness and resiliency topics as well as Environmental Public Health technical sessions.
Oct 01 2019Built Environment Location Type: In Person Location: Guelph, ON
The 2019 Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation (CRRF) Conference is all about bringing together practitioners, policy makers, community leaders, and researchers interested in rural issues. This conference is a unique opportunity to share your own successes, learn from a diverse group of individuals, and hear the latest on issues that matter to communities and people who call rural Canada...
Oct 02 2019
at 10:00 Topics: Contaminants and Hazards, Emergency Preparedness, Emergency Response
Presenter: Dr. Richard Kwok, Chief of Staff (acting), Office of the Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Environmental disasters such as oil spills, hazardous waste releases and other natural and anthropogenic calamities routinely impact public health, yet researchers and studies often arrive too late to be able to collect valuable data that will help us to better...
Oct 07 2019
at 09:00 EST Location Type: In Person Location: Hamilton, ON
This conference will be highlighting collaborations between public health departments and stakeholders, as well as innovative work that could change the face of public health.
Oct 15 2019Tobacco Reduction
The vaping market in Canada is changing rapidly as a result of the implementation of more permissive policies in the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act in May 2018, which prompted the growth of e-cigarettes. This presentation will summarize recent evidence on vaping among young people, as well as market trends, including the shift towards high nicotine products. The implications for vaping and...
Oct 28 2019Built Environment Location Type: In Person Location: Victoria, BC
The Livable Cities Forum: Building Better Communities through Resilience will take place October 28-30, 2019 at the Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, British Columbia. The eighth annual Livable Cities Forum is being hosted by the City of Victoria in partnership with ICLEI Canada, SHIFT Collaborative, and ACT (the Adaptation to Climate Change Team), SFU. The Forum is a boutique event widely...