Registration Open for EEK: Vectors and Public Health Pests Virtual Conference

NEHA News Release

 

Release Date: 
March 8, 2016

DENVER ­­– The National Environmental Association (NEHA) is hosting Enhancing Environmental Health Knowledge (EEK): Vectors and Public Health Pests, a virtual conference designed to prepare professionals to respond to environmental events of public health concern. It will also bring professionals together in a unique virtual environment to exchange information and discover new solutions to issues in vectors and public health pests. The conference will also feature a live session on how best to communicate the health risks of vectors and public health pests from an ‎expert communication strategist and facilitator.

There is no cost to attend the conference but registration is required. EEK: Vectors and Public Health Pests Virtual Conference is funded through a partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Environmental Health.

EEK: Vectors and Public Health Pests Virtual Conference will include sessions from experts in the field on these timely topics and tracks:

  • Climate Change and Vector Control
  • Zika Virus and other Vector-borne Diseases
  • Bed Bugs
  • Vector/Pest Management and Control

The presentations are prerecorded, but conference attendees will have the opportunity to communicate with the author, presenter and each other, while the virtual conference is streaming. Attendees can view the conference on a desktop, laptop, tablet or phone- however, a desktop and/or laptop provides the attendee with the best conference viewing experience. 

The virtual conference will also include poster presentations and an exhibit hall relevant to vectors and public health pests.

If you are interested in registering please visit http://neha.6connex.com/event/EEKVectorsPests/login and for more information about the conference visit http://neha.org/vectors-pests-virtual-conference.


About the National Environmental Health Association

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is professional society with more than 4,500 members in the public and private sectors as well as in universities and uniformed services. NEHA's mission, "to advance the environmental health and protection professional for the purpose of providing a healthful environment for all" is fulfilled in the products and services offered by NEHA to advance the environmental health professional through credentialing, training, education, networking, professional development, and policy involvement opportunities. Learn more about NEHA at www.neha.org.