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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).
Sep 16 2018
The 2018 Annual Educational Conference will take place in Saskatoon, SK, from September 16-19, 2018. The theme of the conference is “The Path Forward”.
Sep 26 2018
at 14:00 EST Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location Type: Online
Sep 30 2018
Registration is now open. Abstract submission deadline is June 1, 2018
Oct 02 2018
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 2018Tobacco 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 2018Equity 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 15 2018Air, Built Environment, Children's Environmental Health, Drinking Water, Equity, Food, Indoor Air, Public Facilities, Radiation, Recreational Water Location Type: In Person Location: Vancouver, BC
The annual conference is designed to help attendees learn new methods of fostering safe, healthy and inclusive communities by showcasing the latest work and research within the realm of public health and beyond. Some topics that will be discussed include: Violence prevention at the individual & societal level, health equity, health literacy, fostering healthy relationships, keeping...
Feb 06 2019Air, 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...
Mar 27 2019Indigenous Environmental Health, Air, Built Environment, Biological Agents, Cannabis, Children's Environmental Health, Contaminants and Hazards, Drinking Water, Emergency Preparedness, Emergency Response, Environmental Health Surveillance, Equity, Food, Indoor Air, Personal Service Establishments, Practices and Procedures, Radiation, Recreational Water, Tobacco Reduction, Water Location Type: In Person Location: Toronto, ON
TOPHC 2019 will explore how strategy, leadership and practice align to address changes in the public health sector. Discover tools and approaches to move knowledge into practice, refresh your knowledge at thought-provoking sessions and collaborate with colleagues motivated to build healthier and more sustainable communities.