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Events

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 28 2020

    Legionella Management and Treatment

    at 14:00 ET Topics: Drinking Water, Water Location Type: Online

    Presentation 1— Public Water System Characteristics That May Affect Legionella Occurrence in Building Water Systems (Presented by Ken Rotert, EPA's OW). This presentation will highlight EPA's efforts to reduce Legionella risks through regulatory revisions, treatment technologies, and research on premise plumbing. An overview of public health impacts, challenges to addressing Legionella in...

  • Jan 29 2020

    Communication Partnerships for Public Health Emergencies

    at 13:00 ET Topics: Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online

      In an emergency, how do you share potentially life-saving information with those people who are hardest to reach? The answer—sometimes the only answer—is by working with partners who can reach those hard-to-reach populations. Please join CDC’s Emergency Partners Information Connection for a webinar on communication partnerships for public health emergencies. Topics will include how to plan and...

  • Jan 30 2020

    Disruptive opportunities to enhance capacity for equity-oriented action in the health sector

    at 13:00 ET Topics: Equity Location Type: Online

      As part of the Organizational Capacity for Health Equity Action Initiative, the NCCDH is hosting a series of webinars to discuss ways to strengthen organizational capacity for health equity.   This webinar (in English) will discuss practical strategies that support practitioners to challenge inequity-generating practices and processes. These strategies are also meant to help practitioners move...

  • Feb 11 2020

    At the interface: Indigenous health practitioners and evidence-based practice

    at 11:00 PT Topics: Indigenous Environmental Health Location Type: Online

    With a growing acknowledgement of the importance of Indigenous knowledges and traditional practices to the health and wellbeing of Indigenous peoples, Indigenous health practitioners have increased their efforts to integrate Indigenous and Western systems into their health care practices and policies. In this way, they find themselves at the interface of these two distinct and often contrasting...

  • Feb 20 2020

    Strategies to combat Legionnaires’ Disease – Outbreak Investigation and Preventive Policy

    at 12:00 Topics: Indoor Air

    The NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series provides an opportunity for learning and knowledge exchange on a variety of environmental health topics. The seminars can be attended in-person or online. Presentation 1: Investigating an Outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease from Cooling Towers in Surrey, BCPresenter: Mark McCabe, Epidemiologist, Fraser Health Authority In August 2018, Fraser Health...