Upskill, engage, advocate- and protect our future!
The iDEA 2016 program has now been released. Be it GP workshops, keynote presentations or lunch breaks to meet with colleagues, we have the minute-to-minute plan online now! It’s jam-packed with terrific workshops, talks by outstanding thought leaders, panel discussions and opportunities to meet like-minded colleagues. All the hallmarks of a great conference!
Some key features from the 2016 program:
Video by Bill McKibben, author, educator, environmentalist, and co-founder of 350.org, on How the World’s Most Successful Grass-Roots Organisation, 350.org, is Tackling Climate Change
Keynote presentation by Ian Lowe, Emeritus Professor of Science, Technology and Society at Griffith University, Past President of the Australian Conservation Foundation; Member of DEA’s Scientific Advisory Committee
Global health in the Anthropocene: Addressing ecological determinants of health (see recent Lancet Report)- learn about how we can improve global health with Tony Capon, public health physician and an authority on environmental health whose research focuses on urbanization, sustainable development and human health
Unconventional gas as a heath hazard with Marion Carey, public health physician and leading expert in this field
Presentation on Greening Hospitals by Forbes McGain, Australian anaesthetist, intensive care specialist and environmentalist and special workshop with leaders in the field of sustainability in hospitals
Peter Sly Director, Children’s Health and Environment Program at the University of Queensland and Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Children’s Health and Environment speaking on Environmental Exposures in Early Life & Long Term Disease Risk
Go to http://ideaconference2016.com/academic/speakers/ for information about many other terrific speakers.
Dont miss out on what is shaping up to be an exceptional event!
If you are a student who is looking to register for iDEA16 or has already registered, and is in financial need, please fill out this application to be considered for free conference registration. Some of our doctor members have gracious contributed funds to allow some financially struggling students the opportunity to attend iDEA16. This application will close on March 31st 2016 at noon.