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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).

  • 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...

  • 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...