Environmental Public Health and Housing Update

The Environmental Public Health and Housing Update will be hosted through Microsoft Teams on the morning of Wednesday 1 December 2021.  The event covers a selection of topical issues within the fields of environmental public health and housing.

9.15    Join

9.20    Welcome

            Pat Hoey, Council Representative with Responsibility for Public Health                and Housing Matters

Environmental Public Health

9.25    Bloomin’ Algae! 

A citizen science scheme to support local authority risk management of harmful algal blooms. 

Laurence Carvalho, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology

10.00   Dog Control and Dangerous Dogs – Opportunities for Review and              Reform

            Jim Wilson, Scottish Government

10.30   Exhumation: The Role of the EHO

            Cameron McAuley, Chartered EHO, Argyll and Bute Council            

11.00   BREAK

Housing

11.20   Short Term Lets

            Chris McKee, Edinburgh City Council

11.50   A New Housing Standard for Scotland

            Simon Roberts, Scottish Government

12.20   Hoarding 

            Diane Elliot, Senior Social Worker, Edinburgh City Council

13.00   Close

 

The event is £50 for Corporate/Associate members of the Institute and registered course presenters and free for student members.

The fee for non members is £100.

The booking form is available here   Environmental Public Health & Housing Update - Registration Form

Event Date: 
Wednesday, 1 December, 2021 - 09:00
Event Location: 
MS Teams
Event end date: 
Wednesday, 1 December, 2021 - 13:00
Event type: 

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