Date: December 4 - 6, 2006
Location: Hilton Atlanta Hotel
255 Courtland Street, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
The conference addressed the need to revitalize environmental public health, and how to chart the nation's vision for the future. There were six plenary sessions, 75 workshops, and 40 exhibits and poster displays that addressed a wide-range of topics from emerging threats to a myriad of everyday environmental public health issues.
Topics included bio-monitoring; climate change; environmental justice; environmental public health tracking; food and water protection; health disparities; healthy places and healthy homes; indoor air quality; injury prevention; laboratory science and service; preparedness & response; public health policy and law; toxicants, exposures, and contaminants; vector management; and workforce development.
The conference brought together a cross-section of federal, state, tribal, local, and international colleagues within the field of environmental public health and its allied professions, including:
Continuing Education Units (CEU) were available for attendances at the conference.