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Call for Papers: International Conference on Environment, Health, and Media
China, Hong Kong SAR
08/15/2014

Call for Papers: International Conference on Environment, Health, and Media

The Department of Communication Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies of Hong Kong Baptist University are co-organizing the International Conference on Environment, Health, and Media in Hong Kong, January 5 – 7, 2015. We welcome abstracts on any topics about (but are not limited to):

1. Environmental news reporting

2. Environmental framing and media discourse

3. Environmental advocacy campaigns

4. Food advertising and promotions among adolescents

5. Portrayal of ideal body images and skin colors

6. Food and consumer culture

7. Social construction of beauty

8. Young people’s media production on health issues

9. Public health campaigns

10. Creativity in health messages

11. Doctor-patient communication

12. Media and health education

If you are interested in joining this conference and meeting other researchers working on health, environment and communication, please send an extended abstract of no more than 800 words to hemconf@hkbu.edu.hk<mailto:hemconf@hkbu.edu.hk> by August 15, 2014.

Health Educator, Health Services Researcher, Journalist, Nurse Researcher, Physician Researcher, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant
Call for Abstracts: 2014 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy
United States
North Carolina
04/30/2014

Call for Abstracts: 2014 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy

October 13-17, 2014 Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Submission Deadline: April 30, 2014

The 2014 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy will bring together experts from academia, industry, non-governmental organizations, government and foundations to provide an interdisciplinary perspective spanning science, policy, practice and economics. We are now accepting abstracts for poster and verbal presentations. This year’s conference will take place October 13-17 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.

2014 Conference Themes

WaSH in Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals

Hygiene and Behavior Change

WaSH Emergency Response

Monitoring and Evaluation: Impact and Efficiencies for Projects and Programs

Water Supply and Quality: From Catchment to Consumer and Back

Sanitation: How Are We Doing on Defining the Future?

Addressing Disparities in WaSH: Rural, Peri-urban and Indigenous Populations

Policy Analyst, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant, Toxicologist
Call for Papers: DBP 2014: Disinfection By-Products in Drinking Water
Germany
06/30/2014

Call for Papers: DBP 2014: Disinfection By-Products in Drinking Water

Monday 27th to Wednesday 29th October 2014 Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany

This international Conference will be organised by IWW Water Centre (DE), RSC (UK) and SCI (UK). A scientific poster session and an exhibition related to the topics of the conference will be included. It is expected that more than 200 attendees from all over Europe will take part. You will have the opportunity to talk to decision makers from water companies and regulators. The relevant scientific community will also be present.
  
Programme Topics

The themes of the conference are:

• Emerging disinfection by-products

• Water treatment including advanced treatment processes

• Water recycling

• Online and laboratory-based monitoring

• Health and toxicology aspects of DBP

• DBP regulations and the future
  
 Who should attend

This conference is aimed at water companies, public health professionals, drinking water quality regulators, suppliers of laboratory and on-line monitoring equipment, analytical chemists, and academic and industry researchers working in the area of disinfection by-products.

Papers are invited for oral and poster presentations. Papers will be considered for inclusion by the Programme Committee.

Closing dates are:

30th June for oral abstracts

19th September for poster abstracts

Contact

To register an interest or ask for more information, please contact the Secretariat

Maggi Churchouse of Maggi Churchouse Events
Address: 3 East Barn, Market Weston Road, Thelnetham, Diss IP22 1JJ, UK
Telephone and fax: +44 (0)1359 221004 E-mail:  maggi@maggichurchouseevents.co.uk

Chemist, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant, Toxicologist