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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 28 2017
at 12:00 EST Topics: Equity, Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Toronto, ON
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Mar 08 2017
at 12:00 EST Topics: Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online
The field of public health is vast and spans multiple boundaries in research, policy and practice While this presents exciting opportunities, it can also be challenging for professionals to identify their unique interests and strengths within the larger public health sphere. Many public health professionals have recognized the promise of social media as a way to develop connections with others...
Mar 08 2017
at 13:00 CST Topics: Contaminants and Hazards, Climate, Communicable & Infectious Diseases Location Type: Online
What are effective means available to public health practitioners in communicating risk of infectious diseases to the public? When a new outbreak emerges, how can public health convey facts and risks accurately to the public and to policy makers? How are risks interpreted by various audiences? These are examples of some of the questions that public health professionals may grapple with during a...
Mar 09 2017
at 09:00 PST Topics: Food, Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online
The presentation will include a brief background of the Herb, Spice, Specialty Agriculture Association (HSSA), its associated programs, and mandate. The national Good Agriculture and Collection Practices (GACP) program will be outlined in detail from development and collaborations to benchmarking and delivery. It will outline how HACCP plays a role and what that means to those using the program....
Mar 29 2017
Topics: Aboriginal Environmental Health, Built Environment, Contaminants and Hazards, Children's Environmental Health, Climate, Communicable & Infectious Diseases, Emergency Preparedness, Equity, Food, Practices and Procedures, Tobacco Reduction Location Type: In Person Location: Toronto, ON
The Ontario Public Health Convention (TOPHC) is hosted jointly by Public Health Ontario, the Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA), and the Association of Local Public Health Agencies (alPHa). TOPHC is your opportunity to connect with health professionals from Ontario and beyond to share knowledge and develop skills related to public health. For three days in March we will explore this year’s...
May 18 2017
at 09:00 PDT Topics: Emergency Preparedness, Practices and Procedures, Risk Analysis Location Type: Online
This presentation will provide an overview of the emergency management domain in British Columbia with a focus on the role of the provincial government agency Emergency Management BC (EMBC) as it relates to the many (non) government organizations. This will come together in a short review of existing legislation and higher level government plans that establish the roles of many agencies and how...