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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).

  • Aug 28 2019

    How to put participatory urban planning into practice?

    at 13:00 EST Topics: Built Environment, Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online

    Are you interested in working collaboratively to design healthy, active, and equitable communities? Do you want to expand your professional practice, push the conventions of citizen engagement, and learn about inspiring co-design projects across Canada? If so, we’re excited to invite you to participate in an all-new webinar series by the Active Neighbourhoods Canada partnership!   This is the...

  • Sep 24 2019

    Live Broadcasts from the US EPA’s Annual Small Systems Drinking Water Workshop

    at 11:30 EST Topics: Drinking Water Location Type: Online

    This forum allows EPA to communicate directly with state personnel and others to provide training and foster collaboration and dissemination of information. This, in turn, provides state agencies with the information and resources needed to communicate the latest scientific advancements and current guidance to their small systems. The webinars also provide EPA with invaluable information from...

  • Sep 25 2019

    Declaring a Climate Change Emergency: Process, Considerations & Legalities

    at 12:00 EST Topics: Emergency Preparedness, Emergency Response Location Type: Online

    Floods, fires, and severe climate are becoming increasingly more common.  As the owners and operators of local infrastructure, municipalities have much to lose from the damaging effects - not only financially, but there are significant health and environmental costs as well. Furthermore, the impact of climate change is most immediate and dramatic in Northern communities, where global warming is...

  • Sep 26 2019

    Lessons in Public Health Planning for Wildfire Smoke

    at 12:30 Topics: Forest Fires, Outdoor Air Location Type: Online

    Population level wildfire smoke exposure is complex, and so reducing the adverse physical and mental health effects related to smoke exposure requires insight into social, economic, political and health-related factors within communities. This report outlines the findings from a series of 22 interviews with public health practitioners and collaborators from Canadian and American jurisdictions...