Posted on March 21, 2012 by Naomi Finseth

4th Biennial Conference International Association for Ecology & Health October 15-18 | Kunming, China Preliminary program now available — click here to download. Each day is guided by a crosscutting theme: October 15 Pre-conference meetings and workshops October 16 (Day 1): Transdisciplinarity and EcoHealth October 17 (Day 2): Vulnerable Populations, Vulnerable Ecosystems, and Health October …

4th Biennial Conference
International Association for Ecology & Health
October 15-18 | Kunming, China

Preliminary program now available — click here to download.

Each day is guided by a crosscutting theme:
October 15 Pre-conference meetings and workshops
October 16 (Day 1): Transdisciplinarity and EcoHealth
October 17 (Day 2): Vulnerable Populations, Vulnerable Ecosystems, and Health
October 18 (Day 3): Capacity Building for EcoHealth

Confirmed Keynote Panelists and Speakers:
Bassirou Bonfoh, Regional Coordinator, West Africa, Swiss Centre for Scientific Research, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Kerry Arabena, Professor and Director, Indigenous Health, Monash University, Australia

Valerie Brown, Director, Local Sustainability Project, Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University

Dennis Carroll, Director, Pandemic Influenza and Other Emerging Threats Unit, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Washington, D.C., U.S.

Laurie Chan, Professor and Canada Research Chair, Toxicology and Environmental Health; Director of the Centre for Advanced Research in Environmental Genomics, University of Ottawa, Canada

Margo Greenwood, Academic Lead, National Collaborating Centre on Aboriginal Health, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, Canada

Duane Gubler, Professor and Director, Signature Research Program in Emerging Infectious Diseases, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore

Fang Jing, Institute for Health Sciences, Kunming Medical University, Kunming, China

Le Vu Anh, Professor, Dean, Hanoi School of Public Health, Hanoi, Vietnam

Parntep Ratanakorn, Dean, Veterinary Science, Mahidol University, Thailand

Jürg Utzinger, Professor, Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Xu Jianchu, Professor, Kunming Institute of Botany; Executive Director, Senior Scientist, and Country Representative of World Agroforestry Centre, China

Abstract deadline is 30 April 2012. Click here to submit.

Submit posters, presentations, symposia & sessions for the following special topics:

Climate Change, Disaster Preparedness and Adaptation

Education, Training, and Skill-Building

Land Use, Agriculture, and Food Production

One Health, Emerging & Resurging Infectious Diseases

Practice & Policy Linking Health & Ecosystems

Reflexivity, Systems Thinking, and Complexity in Ecosystem Approaches to Health

Non-Communicable Diseases, Globalization and Urbanization

Health of Vulnerable Populations

Water-Based Ecosystems, Water Use, and Health


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