15th WCEH 2018

Tuesday 20th

Tuesday 20 March 2018

0900 – 1730

Registration & Information Desk open    

0930 - 1000    

 Morning Tea    

1000 – 1100

Congress Welcome and Opening

Welcome Maori Powhiri    

Welcome from NZIEH President, Darryl Thompson

Welcome from IFEH President, Peter Archer

Official Opening from the New Zealand Associate Minister of Health - TBC

1100– 1115

Group Photograph

1115 – 1200

Keynote Address

Steve Maharey, Independent director, commentator and consultant, New Zealand

1215 - 1315

Lunch 

 

SESSION 1

 

Environmental health in the South Pacific – environmental management    

1315 - 1400

Predicting recreational water quality at Auckland’s beaches
Dr Martin Neal, MartinJenkins, Auckland    

1400 – 1445

The IFEH, UN and Disaster Risk Reduction
Tim Hatch, Alabama Public Health Service, USA    

1445 - 1515

Afternoon Tea

1515 - 1700

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

 

SESSION 2

SESSION 3

SESSION 4

 

Natural Disasters

Poster Session

Environment

1515 - 1545

NZMAT – Development and support in the Pacific 
Charles Blanch, Ministry of Health    

 

Environment Air Quality and Health
Prof Susana Paixao, Instituto Politécnico De Coimbra, Estesc – Coimbra Health School, Saúde Ambiental, Portugal    

1545 - 1615

Living with volcanoes

Volcanic Impacts Study Group – New Zealand 

 

Exposure to CO and health risk amongst filling station attendants Prof Godson Ana, Environmental Health Scientists Association, Nigeria

1615 - 1645

Leptospirosis following a flooding event

Jamal Hashim, United Nations University    

 

Municipal Solid Waste Management in Malaysia
Dr Ling Song Kai, Sibu Education Office, Malaysia

1645 – 1700

Questions & Answers (Q&A)

  Q&A

1700 - 1730

NZIEH AGM

1730 - 1900

Welcome Reception    

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