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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).
Jan 19 2017Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online
The Plan4Health project is a collaboration between the American Planning Association and APHA. It represents significant cross-sector support for policy, systems and environment changes, as well as an opportunity to build leadership among our members. Join us for the first webinar of a three part series for APHA and its Affiliate members about the Plan4Health Initiative, and the importance of...
Jan 20 2017
at 12:30 PST Topics: Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Vancouver, BC
Presenter: Lawrence Frank, UBC Professor, Bombardier Chair, and Director of the Health and Community Design Lab, SPPH and SCARP
Jan 24 2017
at 14:00 EST Topics: Contaminants and Hazards, Communicable & Infectious Diseases, Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online
The webinar, co-presented by the National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy and the National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases, will feature a case involving point-of-care testing in remote or northern communities and will highlight evidence, implementation challenges and ethics. This webinar is intended to be of interest for public health specialists (including medical...
Jan 26 2017
at 12:00 PST Topics: Equity, Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online
The NCCEH eJournal Club is a series of informal hour-long sessions discussing and appraising articles relating to environmental health. Active participation is encouraged. Although these sessions are directed at public health inspectors, anyone interested in a given topic is more than welcome to take part. Remote viewing instructions are available on the Eventbrite registration page. Title of...
Jan 27 2017Equity Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Vancouver, BC
Presenters: John Millar, Clinical Professor Emeritus Craig Riddell, Royal Bank Faculty Research Professor in the Vancouver School of EconomicsCraig Mitton, SPPH Professor
Feb 16 2017
at 12:00 PST Topics: Contaminants and Hazards, Chemical Agents, Practices and Procedures, Risk Analysis Location Type: Online
Title: Guidance for the Characterization and Management of Public Health Risks from the Acute Release of Chemicals of Concern: Crude Oil Speaker: Marc Lafontaine, Science Advisor, Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Response Unit, Health Canada Abstract: The Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Response Unit (CEPRU) of Health Canada is developing guidance documents to assist public health and...
Feb 21 2017Air, Indoor Air Location Type: In Person Location: Vancouver, BC
IAQA Vancouver is pleased to present the fourth of its quarterly chapter meetings at the University of British Columbia on Indoor Air Quality in Green and LEED Buildings. Cost: $25 for members, $35 for non-members (cheque made out to “IAQA Vancouver” or cash at door)
Feb 22 2017Air, Indoor Air Location Type: Online
The Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) and Indoor Air Contaminants Assessment Sections at Health Canada are inviting their stakeholders, including public health officials, urban planners, policy decision-makers, and health and emergency management Non-Governmental Organizations to participate in our next Air-Health webinar. This webinar series has been designed to provide a forum for communities to...
Feb 28 2017
at 12:00 EST Topics: Equity, Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Toronto, ON
More information to follow.