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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).

  • Oct 02 2018

    Mapping the Built Environment: Peel Public Health’s Healthy Development Mapping and Monitoring Project

    at 12:00 Topics: Built Environment Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Vancouver, BC

    The impact of the built environment on health and chronic disease outcomes is increasingly being recognized. The Region of Peel – Public Health has been at the forefront of collaborating with Regional and local municipal planning departments to create innovative approaches to entrenching health as an explicit consideration in the land use planning process. Successful implementation of public...

  • Oct 18 2018

    Current approaches to smoking cessation for cancer patients

    at 13:00 EST Topics: Tobacco Reduction

    The Partnership Against Cancer invites Dr. Graham Warren (Radiation Oncologist and Vice Chairman for Research in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Medical University of South Carolina), and Mr. Scott Antle (Project Lead for Smoking Cessation and Program Manager, Colon and Cervical Screening with the Cancer Care Program of Eastern Health in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador) will...

  • Oct 21 2018

    Fourth International Conference on Law Enforcement and Public Health

    at 09:00 EST Topics: Equity Location Type: In Person Location: Toronto, ON

    Be part of this biennial conference exploring the complex and diverse intersections of law enforcement and public health, involving practitioners, policy makers and researchers from these and other related sectors.   Understanding this common ground is critically important, with many current social, humanitarian, security and broad public health issues requiring an inter-sectoral approach. In...

  • Nov 10 2018

    APHA Annual Meeting and Expo — "Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now"

    at 09:00 PDT Location Type: In Person Location: San Diego, CA

    The American Public Health Association's (APHA) Annual Meeting and Expo is where public health professionals convene, learn, network and engage with peers. The Annual Meeting strengthens the profession of public health, shares the latest research and information, promotes best practices and advocates for public health issues.

  • Feb 06 2019

    Wildfire Smoke: A Growing Threat to Air Quality and Public Health

    at 09:00 PST Topics: Air, Climate, Forest Fires, Outdoor Air Location Type: In Person Location: Vancouver, BC

    Wildfires are becoming more frequent and intense as the global climate changes. Smoke from these fires causes episodes of the worst air quality that many populations will ever experience, sometimes lasting for weeks or months. The first part of the proposed workshop is intended to summarize the current state of the evidence on wildfire smoke generation, composition, toxicity, exposure assessment...