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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).
Mar 24 2017
at 12:30 EDT Topics: Air, Contaminants and Hazards Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Toronto, ON
Shale petroleum resource development has been a driving force for the renaissance of the North American energy industry. This development creates concerns regarding environmental and health impacts; many of which are not well understood or quantified. From the atmospheric perspective, knowledge on emissions of pollutants is critically lacking. Whether these new development activities...
Apr 07 2017
at 12:30 PDT Topics: Air Location Type: Online
Presenter: Dave Stieb, Health Canada and University of Ottawa School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine Rural residents have poorer health status and spend more time outdoors than urban residents, but there is limited evidence on the effects of air pollution in this population. This presentation reviews factors which make rural residents more vulnerable and describes findings...