Written on 27 November 2007.
24 - 26 April, London
Early Exposures and Childhood Cancer
Location: Church House Conference Centre, Westminster
Topics to be covered within the programme include exposure to radiation (ionising and non-ionising), exposure to environmental toxins, exposure to infectious agents and dietary factors.
The conference organisers want Childhood Cancer 2012 to be driven by practicing scientists working on leading-edge issues relevant to childhood cancer aetiology and - as such - the detailed programme will be guided by submitted abstracts.
They are inviting submitted abstracts for posters, from which proffered papers will be selected for platform presentation.
Further details here
21 - 22 May, Legnica, Poland
Children’s Health - impact of environment, climate and social factors
Organized by: Foundation for Children from Copper Basin, Legnica, Poland, and the Institute of Occupational Medicine & Environmental Health, Sosnowiec, Poland.
The main subjects that will be addressed in the conference include: 1. Influence of environmental factors on children’s health 2. Protection & Quality of Environment – safe environment for children 3. Climate change and children’s health 4. Children’s health in family and school 5. The activities and role of non governmental organisations for the environment and children’s health
Conference fee: 90 EURO, (for a limited number of participants from non-EU countries the conference fee can be reduced).
For more information, or to register: Mailing address/ Conference Secretariat: Foundation for Children from Copper Basin, ul. Okrzei 10, 59-220 Legnica, Poland Phone: (+48) 76 8524661, fax: (+48) 76 8522123 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
9 - 10 July, Brussels, Belgium
Health Conference 2009
The two day conference on Youth and Health is organised by the European Commission in cooperation with the European Youth Forum and other youth organisations. The conference aims primarily to listen to young people and to involve them in the decision making process about their health. It also aims at generating commitment from stakeholders to improve the health of young people. More information
7 - 10 June, Busan, Republic of Korea
Third WHO International Children’s Health and the Environment Conference
This conference is aimed at extending children’s environmental health needs and providing a platform for exchange of academic research and policy priorities. Visit the conference website. Note that this is the first announcement and the call for abstracts will be released on 30 November 2008.
2 - 5 June, Prague, Czech Republic
Czech Youth Event
The Czech Republic organizes a two-day conference to bring together young people from all Member States, Candidate and EFTA Countries. This conference is one of the biggest meetings of young people actively voluntary working on European level regarding to European voluntary activities. More information
7 October, Brussels, Belgium
A Safe Environment for Children - Expert Dialogue on new scientific insights in children’s developmental disorders resulting from low dose exposures to common chemicals
An expert dialogue organized by MEP Dorette Corbij and Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF) in the European Parliament, on implications for the EU pesticides, REACH, cosmetics and toys policies, with participation of Professor Philippe Grandjean, University of Southern Denmark, and Professor Niels Skakkebaek, National Medical University Denmark.
For this expert dialogue, aimed at MEPs, registration is necessary with either Dorette Corbey MEP, or Sylvia Altamira, WECF
3 September, Brussels, Belgium
Toxic Chemicals in Toys and their health effects
An expert dialogue organized by the Women in Europen fo a Common Future (WECF) in European Parliament on new EU Toys Directive.
27 February, Chicago, Illinois
Learning Disabilities Association of America 45th Annual International Conference