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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).

  • Sep 13 2019

    Whole in One: Six Ways Food Can Transform Cities and Institutions

    at 09:00 PST Topics: Built Environment, Food Location Type: In Person Location: Burnaby, BC

    This workshop will outline six ways that food can transform cities and institutions. The day’s activities will include formal presentations and discussions as well as networking and brainstorming opportunities. “Learning journey” techniques employed during the day will provide empowering possibilities for interdisciplinary listening and learning about creative approaches to food and cities. Dr....

  • Sep 25 2019

    Decolonizing the City: The Future of Indigenous Planning in Vancouver

    at 18:30 PST Topics: Built Environment, Indigenous Environmental Health Location Type: In Person Location: Vancouver, BC

    While Vancouver has made many great strides on Indigenous planning practices and reconciliation, there are too many impasses that uphold the colonial status quo. This panel will examine the present practices and point a way forward for urban planners and cities to take greater leadership from local Indigenous communities in planning, decision-making and in achieving lasting outcomes in their...

  • Oct 28 2019

    The Livable Cities Forum: Building Better Communities through Resilience

    at 09:00 PST Topics: Built Environment Location Type: In Person Location: Victoria, BC

    The Livable Cities Forum: Building Better Communities through Resilience will take place October 28-30, 2019 at the Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, British Columbia.   The eighth annual Livable Cities Forum is being hosted by the City of Victoria in partnership with ICLEI Canada, SHIFT Collaborative, and ACT (the Adaptation to Climate Change Team), SFU. The Forum is a boutique event widely...

  • Nov 14 2019

    Public Health Approaches and Practice in Complex Systems

    at 09:00 PST Topics: Equity, Food, Infectious Diseases Location Type: In Person Location: Vancouver, BC

    “Simplifying Complexity: Public Health Approaches & Practice in Complex Systems” will dedicate two days to exploring complex adaptive systems and complexity science through a variety of plenary panel sessions, oral presentations, workshops and poster presentations within four main sub themes: food systems & security, immunization & infectious disease control, wicked problems in...