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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 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...
Mar 29 2017
at 15:00 EDT Topics: Climate Location Type: Online
Join ecoAmerica, Climate for Health, Dr. Susan Clayton (Whitmore-Williams Professor of Psychology, College of Wooster) and Dr. Howard Kurtzman (acting executive director of the American Psychological Association's Science Directorate) for a free webinar highlighting the insights found in this report. Participants can expect to: Discover and better understand the links between physical impact,...
Apr 06 2017
at 12:00 PDT Topics: Contaminants and Hazards, Biological Agents 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...
Apr 07 2017
at 12:30 PDT Topics: Air Location Type: Online
Presenter: Dave Stieb, Health Canada and University of Ottawa School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine Rural residents have poorer health status and spend more time outdoors than urban residents, but there is limited evidence on the effects of air pollution in this population. This presentation reviews factors which make rural residents more vulnerable and describes findings...
Apr 20 2017
at 12:00 PDT Topics: Health Impact Assessment, Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online
Registration link and details forthcoming. Title: Widening the Health Lens in the Environmental Impact Assessment Process: Lessons Learned in the George Massey Tunnel Replacement Project Speaker: Laura Chow, Environmental Health Officer, Built Environment Team, Vancouver Coastal Health Abstract: The George Massey Tunnel Replacement Project is a large scale project that elicited a number of...
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...
Nov 05 2017
The Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI) - BC Branch and Vancouver Coastal Health Authority will jointly host the 83rd CIPHI Annual Education Conference at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel in Richmond, BC. this education conference will focus on current and emerging environmental public health issues and explore innovative ways to safeguard public health. More information...