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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).
Jan 30 2019Built Environment, Equity Location Type: Online
This webinar will focus on how health equity can be supported through the built environment and how community planning and design can incorporate factors to address health inequities. Several resources will be highlighted, including the BCCDC FACT SHEET: Supporting Health Equity Through the Built Environment, which offers evidence-informed principals to support health equity through interventions...
Feb 06 2019Air, 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...
Feb 12 2019Chemical Agents, Children's Environmental Health, Outdoor Air
This presentation will summarize the results from a study investigating the effects of ambient air pollution on the risk of developing pediatric-onset IBD using Ontario administrative health data. In-utero and childhood residential exposures to nitrogen dioxide (NO2), fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and ozone (O3) were evaluated in terms of their potential associations with IBD diagnosed before...
Mar 19 2019Environmental Health Surveillance, Risk Analysis Location Type: Online
As part of the knowledge translation plan of the Canadian Alliance for Healthy Hearts and Minds project, the authors developed and released an on-line, interactive map of 2,074 communities across Canada that conveys information about community health audits. In this presentation, the development of the maps will be described and tips will be given on how to access and use the tools embedded in...
Mar 27 2019Indigenous Environmental Health, Air, Built Environment, Biological Agents, Cannabis, Children's Environmental Health, Contaminants and Hazards, Drinking Water, Emergency Preparedness, Emergency Response, Environmental Health Surveillance, Equity, Food, Indoor Air, Personal Service Establishments, Practices and Procedures, Radiation, Recreational Water, Tobacco Reduction, Water Location Type: In Person Location: Toronto, ON
TOPHC 2019 will explore how strategy, leadership and practice align to address changes in the public health sector. Discover tools and approaches to move knowledge into practice, refresh your knowledge at thought-provoking sessions and collaborate with colleagues motivated to build healthier and more sustainable communities.
Apr 27 2019Radon. Location Type: In Person Location: Saskatoon, SK
The annual CARST Conference is known for its positive upbeat atmosphere, great presentations and excellent opportunities for learning, networking and connecting with vendors. And of course for the Radon Olympics, which return this year for their third appearance!