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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).
Jun 26 2017
Topics: Built Environment, Children's Environmental Health Location Type: In Person Location: London, ON
The purpose of the workshop is to provide an effective forum for knowledge exchange and relationship building among leading researchers, policymakers, and practitioners concerned with children's health and the built environment. This intimate workshop and symposium will feature presentations on the latest in research evidence around healthy children's environments, as well as successful...
Jun 28 2017Food Location Type: Online
Food fraud is a growing concern among Canadians. From mislabelled produce and oils, to false health claims, and products containing unlisted ingredients, adulterated foods erode the public's confidence in the Canadian food supply and can pose significant risks to people's health, especially those with food intolerances. How severe is this issue in Canada? And what can we do about it? Are there...
Jun 28 2017
at 13:00 EDT Topics: Equity, Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online
This event will be presented in English. An audio recording will be available following the event. The presentation slides will be posted online in English and French following the event. French slides are available in advance of this event upon request; please email email@example.com. Apply a health equity lens to evidence-informed public health Join us for a discussion of methods and tools...
Jun 29 2017Contaminants and Hazards, Chemical Agents, Children's Environmental Health, Communicable & Infectious Diseases, Drinking Water, Water Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Vancouver, BC
The BCCDC/NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series provides an opportunity for learning and knowledge exchange on a variety of environmental health topics. The seminars can be attended in-person or online. Title: Assessing the risk of lead exposure to children from drinking water in Metro Vancouver child care facilitiesSpeaker: Thomas Quach, BCIT Environmental Health StudentSummary: With the...
Jun 30 2017
at 12:00 EDT Topics: Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Toronto, ON
The needs of LGBTQ people have long been overlooked in our health systems and medical school curricula. This session will explore what it means to deliver culturally competent care to LGBTQ populations, and discuss the benefits of increasing the representation of these traditionally underrepresented groups in medical training. Trans health perspectives and experiences in medical education (Kat...
Jul 06 2017
Topics: Aboriginal Environmental Health, Built Environment, Children's Environmental Health, Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Various Locations, BC
This two-day summer school is a unique collaboration of key-note presentations, case studies and hands on workshops that dive into the meaning of transformative practice and social innovation and its applications across multiple sectors in public health. The PHABC Summer School provides the opportunity for professionals throughout the province to meet, mingle and learn during discussion groups...
Nov 05 2017
The Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI) - BC Branch and Vancouver Coastal Health Authority will jointly host the 83rd CIPHI Annual Education Conference at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel in Richmond, BC. this education conference will focus on current and emerging environmental public health issues and explore innovative ways to safeguard public health. More information...