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Events

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).

  • Jan 28 2020

    Legionella Management and Treatment

    at 14:00 ET Topics: Drinking Water, Water Location Type: Online

    Presentation 1— Public Water System Characteristics That May Affect Legionella Occurrence in Building Water Systems (Presented by Ken Rotert, EPA's OW). This presentation will highlight EPA's efforts to reduce Legionella risks through regulatory revisions, treatment technologies, and research on premise plumbing. An overview of public health impacts, challenges to addressing Legionella in...

  • Jan 29 2020

    Farm Food Safety Session / Traceability and Recall Management Registration

    at 08:00 PT Topics: Food Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Abbotsford, BC

    Topics to be covered at this event will include: The benefits of on-farm food safety certification to meet buyer requirements The basics and pay off for implementing traceability Investigative techniques for managing a Recall The role of legal counsel in preparing and responding to a Recall Communication hints and tips to managing public and social media during a time of crisis Those wishing to...

  • Jan 29 2020

    Communication Partnerships for Public Health Emergencies

    at 13:00 ET Topics: Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online

      In an emergency, how do you share potentially life-saving information with those people who are hardest to reach? The answer—sometimes the only answer—is by working with partners who can reach those hard-to-reach populations. Please join CDC’s Emergency Partners Information Connection for a webinar on communication partnerships for public health emergencies. Topics will include how to plan and...

  • Jan 30 2020

    Disruptive opportunities to enhance capacity for equity-oriented action in the health sector

    at 13:00 ET Topics: Equity Location Type: Online

      As part of the Organizational Capacity for Health Equity Action Initiative, the NCCDH is hosting a series of webinars to discuss ways to strengthen organizational capacity for health equity.   This webinar (in English) will discuss practical strategies that support practitioners to challenge inequity-generating practices and processes. These strategies are also meant to help practitioners move...

  • Feb 11 2020

    At the interface: Indigenous health practitioners and evidence-based practice

    at 11:00 PT Topics: Indigenous Environmental Health Location Type: Online

    With a growing acknowledgement of the importance of Indigenous knowledges and traditional practices to the health and wellbeing of Indigenous peoples, Indigenous health practitioners have increased their efforts to integrate Indigenous and Western systems into their health care practices and policies. In this way, they find themselves at the interface of these two distinct and often contrasting...

  • Feb 19 2020

    Adaptation Canada 2020 : Raising our Game on Resilience

    at 09:30 PST Topics: Built Environment, Climate Change Location Type: In Person Location: Vancouver, BC

    Adaptation Canada 2020 is Canada’s national conference on climate change adaptation.   Building on the success of the 2016 conference in Ottawa, Adaptation Canada 2020 rolls out February 19-21 for three intensive days, plus ample opportunities for networking and socializing. It all takes place in Vancouver, on Canada's west coast, on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the...