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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 24 2017Contaminants and Hazards, Communicable & Infectious Diseases, Zoonoses Location Type: Online
Enteric diseases are a significant contributor to the overall burden of reportable illnesses in Ontario, accounting for approximately 9,500 cases in 2011. Consumption of contaminated food and water, contact with animals and their environment, and person-to-person contact constitute important modes of transmission for enteric illnesses. In this session, we will present the overall findings of a...
Oct 25 2017
at 09:00 PDT Topics: Contaminants and Hazards, Food, Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online
In recent years, there has been a dramatic shift in policy approaches to substance use in Canada and BC. The introduction of Happy Hours and expansion of booze sales to new places such as farmers markets, grocery stores and hair salons are a few examples of the loosening of alcohol regulations that happened when elements of the 2013 Liquor Policy Review promoting consumer convenience and...
Oct 26 2017Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online
New ideas and creative minds help drive innovation in public health. Hear some of the brightest minds at Public Health Ontario share their ideas in this unique event on October 26th. This brand new series of short, compelling talks by our diverse experts are appropriate for all audiences. In one hour, you’ll hear three short talks from PHO experts Dr. Natasha Crowcroft, Rhonda Pollard and Stacie...
Oct 27 2017
at 09:00 ADT Topics: Aboriginal Environmental Health, Equity, Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Halifax, NS
What would a different conversation about the relationship between race, place, and the environment in Aboriginal and African Nova Scotian communities look like? How can we engage in a more inclusive conversation about the social justice dimensions of the environment? How can we best acknowledge the links between environmental racism, climate change, climate justice, justice-based transition to...
Oct 27 2017
at 09:00 PDT Topics: Contaminants and Hazards, Communicable & Infectious Diseases, Zoonoses Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Vancouver, BC
Presenters: Kaylee Byers, Interdisciplinary doctoral student, Vancouver Rat Project researcher, and Friedman Scholar Michael Lee, SPPH doctoral student, and Vancouver Rat Project researcher
Nov 02 2017
at 12:00 PDT Topics: Food, Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online
Title: Policy options for healthier retail food environments in city-regions: The case for a solid measurement foundation Speaker: Leia Minaker, Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo Abstract: Measurement of the food environment can be complex and depends on community context. In deciding which retail food environment measure to implement, three important criteria are worth considering:...
Nov 05 2017
CIPHI is hosting a professional development educational conference, providing a professional forum for individuals involved with Environmental Public Health programs and for organizations. We will gather in the spirit of continuous self-improvement and to share program experiences, develop solutions to common challenges, and create innovative planning and training methodologies. This year, the...
Nov 09 2017
at 08:30 EST Topics: Built Environment Location Type: In Person Location: Toronto, ON
Join us on November 9th in Toronto for our biennial workshop, Ecohealth in Action: Achieving Health and Well-being through Greenspace! Our biennial, interactive workshop will include five round-table discussions; expert speakers from the fields of public health, planning, academia and the environment; a keynote speech from Dr. Faisal Moola; networking and a catered breakfast and lunch. Keynote...
Nov 15 2017Contaminants and Hazards, Communicable & Infectious Diseases, Zoonoses Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Langley, BC
The Zoonotic Disease Symposium is a collaborative, interdisciplinary forum that provides an opportunity for professionals from across BC to gather, network, and learn about health issues affecting animals and humans. The Symposium program offers a broad range of topics that are relevant to professionals from a variety of disciplines. The agenda for this event will be made available closer to...
Nov 16 2017
Topics: Practices and Procedures Location Type: In Person Location: Vancouver, BC
Please consider joining us for our annual conference, happening this year from November 16th to 17th at The Sutton Place Hotel in downtown Vancouver. Drawing practitioners of public health from all over the province, PHABC’s annual conference is BC’s leading forum for inspiration, sharing, and learning on public health and health equity at the individual, health care system, and community levels...