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CONFERENCES

 

2018 Our Nature, Our Health: Connections Between Protected Areas and Human Health

Event Date: September 25-26, 2018

Registration Deadline: September 20, 2019 (in-person)

Where: Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites and Conference Centre (8500 Warden Ave., Markham, ON)

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Traditional knowledge and growing scientific evidence recognizes the health benefits of nature. CASIOPA's "2018 Our Nature, Our Health: Connections Between Protected Areas and Human Health", is a conference that will introduce the connection between protected areas and human health, showcase current research, and examine policy developments. Professionals and students in both environmental and human health fields are invited to attend.

Conference Pricing

In order to pay for the conference, registrants will have to click on the "Conference Registration" tab. The link will bring you to the University of Waterloo's Shopify payment system. Registration is not complete until payment has been received by the University of Waterloo.  If you are having difficulty with registration, please contact Stephen Murphy at stephen.murphy[at]waterloo.ca

  • 2 Day (Regular) - $130.00

  • 2 Day (Student) - $100.00

  • 1 Day (Regular) - $80.00

  • 1 Day (Student) - $70.00


Accommodation

The conference will be held at the Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites and Conference Centre. In order to book your room as a registrant for CASIOPA's "Our Nature, Our Health: Connections Between Protected Areas and Human Health" conference, registrants are asked to click on the following link to make their reservation:

BOOK YOUR ROOM


Accommodation Registration Information

Group Name: University of Waterloo

Group Code: 1UW

Check-in: 25-SEP-2018

Check-out: 26-SEP-2018

Hotel Name: Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa

Hotel Address: 8500 Warden Avenue, Markham, Canada, L6G 1A5

Phone: 905.470.8500


Registering by phone:
1-800-668-8800

  1. press 1

  2. speak to reservation associate

  3. Arrival date: Sep 25, Departure date: Sep 26

  4. GROUP CODE: 1UW

  5. make the reservation.


Field Trips

Field trips will be included within the cost of registration, and will be held on September 25th from 13:00-17:00. For attendees, please register for a field trip by using the Field Trip Registration form (to be updated). Given that there is a maximum capacity per field trip, once a field trip is full, it will no longer be eligible to be chosen during the registration process. 


It is important to note that all field trip participants need to complete the Emergency Information Form, as well as the Acknowledgement of Risk and Responsibility Waiver (available below) to participate in the scheduled field trips. Once these are completed, participants are required to bring the forms to the conference.

Emergency Information Form and Risk and Responsibility Waiver (PDF DOWNLOAD - no longer available)

 
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Our Nature, Our Health - Connections Between Protected Areas and Human Health

Traditional knowledge and growing scientific evidence recognizes the health benefits of nature. CASIOPA's "2018 Our Nature, Our Health: Connections Between Protected Areas and Human Health", is a conference that will introduce the connection between protected areas and human health, showcase current research, and examine policy developments. Professionals and students in both environmental and human health fields are invited to attend.