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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).
Mar 22 2019Indigenous 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 22 2019
at 12:30 EST Topics: Outdoor Air Location Type: Online and In Person
Land-use regression models can be used to estimate traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) at a fine resolution. This makes these models a useful tool for assessing if a relationship exists between specific TRAP and the development of adverse health outcomes such as dementia. While these models are commonly used in epidemiological studies, the traditional way that these models are developed has...
Mar 22 2019
at 12:30 PST Topics: Climate Change Location Type: Online and In Person
Please visit the event website for a description of this webinar.
Mar 27 2019Indigenous Environmental Health, Built Environment, Biological Agents, Cannabis, Children's Environmental Health, Contaminants and Hazards, Drinking Water, Emergency Preparedness, Emergency Response, Surveillance, Equity, Food, Indoor Air, Personal Service Establishments, Practices and Procedures, Radiation, Recreational Water, Tobacco Reduction, Water Location Type: In Person Location: Toronto, ON
TOPHC 2019 will explore how strategy, leadership and practice align to address changes in the public health sector. Discover tools and approaches to move knowledge into practice, refresh your knowledge at thought-provoking sessions and collaborate with colleagues motivated to build healthier and more sustainable communities.
Mar 27 2019Drinking 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 2019Climate 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 2019Climate Change, Indigenous Environmental Health Location Type: Online
In this webinar, – presenters from the Tsleil-Waututh Nation’s Treaty, Lands and Resources Department will describe two ways in which the community has approached climate change adaptation through an eco-cultural lens.
Mar 28 2019Built 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 08 2019Built Environment, Equity, Food Location Type: Online
Government policies targeting the availability, affordability, and marketing of foods can shape the food environment. Local governments are often the first to implement innovative healthy food policies; however the implementation of such policies in Canadian jurisdictions is not well documented. This session will summarize current policies supporting healthy Canadian and American municipal food...
Apr 18 2019Equity 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...