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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 16 2016Contaminants and Hazards, Practices and Procedures, Communicable & Infectious Diseases Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Toronto, ON
Health equity is a priority in the reform of public health systems and services in both BC and Ontario. While health equity is embraced by public health practitioners as a key goal, there are multiple and competing priorities that make it challenging to implement health equity. This presentation will focus on strategies to incorporate health equity into public health practice and decision making...
Feb 19 2016
at 12:30 EST Topics: Contaminants and Hazards, Biological Agents, Chemical Agents, Children's Environmental Health, Physical Agents Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Toronto, ON
The Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) study is a national multi-center birth cohort study initiated to study the role of the environment on the development of asthma and allergy. We will review the data collected in CHILD and present an update of novel findings from this unique Canadian cohort. Presenter: Padmaja Subbarao Padmaja Subbarao is a clinician-scientist and...
Feb 25 2016
at 12:00 PST Topics: Contaminants and Hazards, Chemical Agents, Shale Gas Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Vancouver, BC
Presenter: Anne-Marie Nicol, MES, PhD, Environmental Health Scientist, NCCEH This seminar describes the processes involved in shale gas production, including hydraulic fracturing, and provides an overview of the main public health concerns that can arise from the various stages. Potential exposures in air, water and at the community level are discussed, along with the current state of the...
Apr 04 2016
Topics: Air, Contaminants and Hazards, Practices and Procedures, Water, Chemical Agents, Metals, Children's Environmental Health, Communicable & Infectious Diseases, Emergency Preparedness, Environmental Health Surveillance, Environmental Planning, Built Environment, Food, Indoor Air, Outdoor Air, Risk Assessment, Management & Communication, Health Impact Assessment Location Type: In Person Location: Toronto, ON
TOPHC is hosted jointly by Public Health Ontario, the Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA), and the Association of Local Public Health Agencies (alPHa).After reflecting on public health’s ability to adapt to a changing world last year, the TOPHC Program Committee challenges participants at TOPHC 2016 to examine how all three actions (collaboration, innovation and transformation) can work...