EHA 2017 Abstract Submission


Submissions close 30 June 2017

42nd EHA National Conference

“Environmental Health a Bridge to a New World”

Abstract Submission – Deadline extended until 30 June 2017

Environmental Health Australia is seeking abstracts for oral, panel or poster presentations to explore the conference theme: Environmental Health a Bridge to a New World. The conference theme will bring together presenters from a variety of disciplines across the broader Environmental Health and Building profession to share their expertise and experiences in relation to the theme and the community.

The aim of the conference is to invoke thought stimulating discussion and share past experience with a view to preparedness for the many challenges in the field of environmental health.  Subjects may be broad ranging but will include emergency management, education, research or innovation in any area to do with the conference theme.

The success of the conference relies on a contribution of papers and the conference organising committee invites you to submit abstracts based on these key topics:

      • Food Safety
      • Personal Appearance Services: body piercing, tattoos, infection control
      • Public health: asbestos, clan labs
      • Emergency / Disaster Management
      • Environmental Management: incidence response
      • Communicable Disease and Vector Control
      • Pest management
      • Waste Management
      • Hazardous Wastes / Contaminated Sites
      • Water quality: recreational, potable, untreated water
      • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health
      • Improving environmental health

Poster presentations will be displayed in the conference foyer during the course of the conference. A presenter must be available to discuss the material during allocated poster session times.

Presenters may submit their material at this website. Please thoroughly read the submission guidelines before you commence the submission process. The deadline for submission is 30 June 2017.

Terms, Conditions and Copyright Assignment

When checking the terms and conditions checkbox during the submission process you are agreeing to the following terms, conditions and copyright assignment:

  • that you understand that presentation transcripts and/or papers and where applicable PowerPoint and poster presentations may be published in Conference brochures and programs, the Conference proceedings, monograph and on the Conference website; and
  • that you assign Environmental Health Australia full authority to publish whole or part of this presentation, with acknowledgement, at any future time in any official publication of Environmental Health Australia; and
  • you understand that it is the responsibility of the presenting author to ensure the accuracy of content; presentations will be published exactly as submitted
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