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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).
Feb 25 2020Cyanobacteria, Microplastics, Recreational Water, Water Location Type: Online
The NIEHS and the National Science Foundation have created the Oceans and Human Health (OHH) program, which emphasizes research on harmful algal blooms (HABs), infectious microbes (Vibrio bacteria), and contaminants of emerging concern such as microplastics. To foster community involvement and participation, each of the four OHH Centers has a Community Engagement Core that works with Center...
Feb 25 2020Built Environment
The NCCEH Healthy Built Environment Online Forum Webinar Series provides an opportunity for learning and knowledge exchange through presentations and discussions on a variety of built environment topics. Webinar recordings are posted in the Healthy Built Environment Online Discussion Forum Local food environment policies: Identifying opportunities to support healthy food choices Presenter: Dr....
Feb 26 2020Food, Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online
Prior to 2018, food handler certification was not mandatory in Ontario. As such, some municipalities developed their own bylaws. Learn more about how the Regional Municipality of York explored and implemented a bylaw in their region mandating food handler certification for food premises.
Mar 04 2020Contaminants and Hazards Location Type: Online
This webinar will feature presentations on the carcinogen hazards associated with occupational chemical exposures, nitrates in drinking water, and air pollution. Elana Silver will begin the webinar presenting a new online tool, Working Women at Risk, which is intended to help researchers and advocates to visualize the exposures to chemicals that might be putting California’s working women at...
Mar 12 2020Drinking Water, Indoor Air, Infectious Diseases, Water Location Type: In Person Location: Vancouver, BC
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Mar 25 2020Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), Built Environment, Cannabis, Children's Environmental Health, Equity, Food, Indigenous Environmental Health, Infectious Diseases Location Type: In Person Location: Toronto, ON
All sessions at TOPHC have been organized thematically in the following educational pathways: Communicable Disease Effective Public Health Practice Healthy Eating Healthy Environments Health Equity Healthy Growth and Development Immunization Indigenous Health Infection Prevention and Control Injury Prevention School Health Substance Use and Harm Reduction Full Day Workshops on Day Three of...
Mar 25 2020Indoor Air Location Type: Online
Health Canada and the National Research Council conducted emissions testing of composite wood products including trim made of MDF, laminated flooring, door, furniture (cabinet, countertop, bookshelf and table), OSB and I-Joist. Test specimens of trim, laminated flooring and furniture included domestic and imported products. An 8-day chamber test was conducted for a total of 100 composite wood...
Apr 15 2020Pesticides Location Type: Online
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Apr 28 2020Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), Built Environment, Cannabis, Chemical Agents, Children's Environmental Health, Climate Change, Drinking Water, Emergency Preparedness, Emergency Response, Equity, Indoor Air, Infectious Diseases, Microplastics, Pesticides, Policy, Practices and Procedures, Public Facilities, Radon, Recreational Water, Shale Gas, Ticks, Tobacco Reduction, Water Location Type: In Person Location: Winnipeg, MB
Public Health 2020 is the national conference where public health professionals, researchers, policy-makers, academics, students and trainees come together to strengthen efforts to improve health and well-being, to share the latest research and information, to promote best practices and to advocate for public health issues and policies grounded in research.