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What is the Future of Water and Public Health?

Start Date

13.12.2018

End Date

13.12.2018

A one-day conference for students and health researchers to share the latest advances in health related water topics and network with water professionals. Topics include microbiology, chemical contamination, and engineering measures. This conference will be a mix of keynote sessions, new information regarding water and public health, and poster sessions. Abstracts for the following themes are welcome from academia, health services and industry:

•    Microbiomes – resistance and tolerance

•    Biofilms    

•    Water, Sanitation and Hygiene(WaSH)

•    Chemical additives • Disinfection by-products (DBPs)

•    Lead

•    Plastics

•    Engineering    innovation

•    Modelling

•    Quantitative microbiological risk  assessment (QMRA)

Keynote speakers include:

  • Dr Jamie Bartram, Don and Jennifer Holzworth; Distinguished Professor of Environmental Sciences and Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Director of the Water Institute at UNC
  • Professor Rachel Chalmers, Consultant Clinical Scientist and Head of the Cryptosporidium Reference Unit, Public Health Wales
  • Marcus Rink, Chief Executive, Drinking Water Inspectorate
  • Dr Vanessa Speight, Senior Research Fellow, Managing Director of TWENTY65, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, University of Sheffield

Book online at www.rsph.org.uk/events or return the attached form  to: Joely Campbell, Courses and Conference Department,  RSPH, John Snow House, 59 Mansell Street, London E1 8AN

 

FEES: Student: £25 Non-student: £75 All fees include one-year student or associate membership of the Royal Society for Public Health

 

RSPH Future of Water Flyer