Event Details

Date:
Friday, 15 April 2016 - Sunday, 17 April 2016
Time:
9:00 am
URL:
http://ideaconference2016.com/
Event category(s):

Event Contact

Name:
Karin English
Phone:
0409 854 258
Email:
s4258415@student.uq.edu.au
Org. Unit:
Biomedical Sciences

Event Description

Full Description:
We are thrilled to announce that registrations are now open for the annual iDEA 2016 conference. If you are a medical doctor, medical student, or interested in public health and the environment do join us in Brisbane on 15-17 April at the University of Queensland. In addition to a stellar academic line up, we have an amazing array of social events such a morning ride, a night social and a trip to the famous Kangaroo Point cliffs.

We have an inspiring line up of leading local and international speakers, workshops, panels and breakouts including:

Video by Bill McKibben, author, educator, environmentalist, and co-founder of 350.org, on How the Worlds 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
An Introduction to the Field of Environmental Health by Luke Knibbs- learn the fundamentals and the future of environmental health, including career and research opportunities
Storytelling to Translate the Challenging Science of Climate Change -how to communicate effectively - beyond the science!
Sustainable cities and active transport with Billie Giles-Corti
Global health in the Anthropocene: Addressing ecological determinants of health - learn about how we can improve global health with Tony Capon
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
Workshops on media training, housing and health, communicating with skeptics, population and consumption

Find out more online!

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