Training Opportunities – September 14, 2012

On Tuesday, September 18 from 10-11:30 am (Pacific), the Public Health Law Center will host the webinar “Rising to the Challenge:  Why & How Health Care Facilities Are Implementing Nutrition Strategies on their Campuses to Prevent and Reduce Obesity”, which will explain why growing numbers of hospitals are taking steps to reduce sugary drink consumption and implement other healthy eating strategies within their facilities.

On Wednesday, September 19 from 10-11:30 am (Pacific), the American Public Health Association will host the webinar: Communities Putting Prevention to Work: Using walking and bicycling as ways to promote public health showcasing two communities that participated in the Communities Putting Prevention to Work Program and how they are using walking and bicycling as ways to promote public health.

On Tuesdsay, September 25 at 10 am (Pacific), ChangeLab Solutions will host the webinar Beating Big Tobacco to the Punch: Regulating Emerging Products Early on new products modified to get around cigarette bans and smokeless tobacco. Some new products are candylike and easy to hide, making them appealing to teens. New smokeless products also make it easier to get a nicotine fix when smoking isn’t an option, making it less likely smokers will quit the deadly smoking habit.

Meetings

The International Making Cities Livable Conference will take place in Portland June 23-27, 2013.

There is currently a Call for Papers for proposals on the 50th Presentation Topics. The Deadline for submission is November 1, 2012.

Grantees — Please consult with your liaison regarding questions about the appropriateness of attending any training or conference using TPEP or Healthy Communities funds. This list of training opportunities is provided as a resource for grantees and partners but is not an endorsement of any training or conference hosted by an external organization.

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