The National Environmental Public Health Conference is being held in Atlanta this year, October 26-28, 2009. Being organized by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Environmental Health and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, in conjunction with the National Environmental Health Association promises to be a very informative three days from the field of public health.
The conference will focus on the following topics:
- Healthy Places
- Public Health & Environmental Exposures
- Sustainability & Public Health
- Environmental Systems & Public Health
- Environmental Health Emergencies
- Environmental Health Science and Practice
The organizers of the conference are calling for abstract submissions for original, previously unpublished findings by May 8, 2009. Additional information can be found HERE including a link for abstract submission.
From the website:
“The 2009 National Environmental Public Health Conference-Healthy People in a Healthy Environment seeks to promote the nation’s environmental health capacity by enhancing the expertise of environmental health professionals-including public health and healthcare professionals, academic researchers, representatives from communities and organizations, as well as advocacy and business groups with a primary interest in environmental public health.
The conference aims to develop and encourage innovative strategies for addressing existing and emerging issues in addition to being a forum for CDC/ATSDR and its many partners to share research, scientific, and program information focusing on environmental public health priorities.”