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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).

  • Oct 21 2018

    Fourth International Conference on Law Enforcement and Public Health

    at 09:00 EST Topics: Equity Location Type: In Person Location: Toronto, ON

    Be part of this biennial conference exploring the complex and diverse intersections of law enforcement and public health, involving practitioners, policy makers and researchers from these and other related sectors.   Understanding this common ground is critically important, with many current social, humanitarian, security and broad public health issues requiring an inter-sectoral approach. In...

  • Oct 26 2018

    Does climate modify the relationship between neighbourhood walkability and self-reported walking?

    at 12:30 EDT Topics: Built Environment Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Toronto, ON

    Occupational and Environmental Health Seminar The presentation will explore how neighbourhood walkability may influence physical activity levels and chronic disease risk. Examples will include Public Health Ontario’s research into the relationship between walkability and health. The presenter will also describe recent analyses of climate variables, such as temperature and precipitation, and how...

  • Oct 30 2018

    Unwrapped – Plastic Food Contact Articles And Chemical Food Safety

    at 12:00 PST Topics: Contaminants and Hazards, Food Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Vancouver, BC

    Plastics are emerging as an important environmental public health (EPH) issue. Within this issue, the safety of plastic food contact articles (PFCA) is especially important for EPH practice. PFCA are designed to safeguard the quality and safety of food and are used extensively in food service and retail settings. Plastic packages, utensils, surfaces, equipment and components provide cost-...

  • Nov 10 2018

    APHA Annual Meeting and Expo — "Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now"

    at 09:00 PDT Location Type: In Person Location: San Diego, CA

    The American Public Health Association's (APHA) Annual Meeting and Expo is where public health professionals convene, learn, network and engage with peers. The Annual Meeting strengthens the profession of public health, shares the latest research and information, promotes best practices and advocates for public health issues.

  • 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...