CAG Health and Healthcare Study Group and 

IGU Commission on Health and the Environment

Pre-Conference Workshop on Health, Healthcare and the Environment

August 2-5, 2018 | Kingston, ON 

 

About

The CAG Health and Health Care Study Group and the IGU Commission on Health and the Environment will hold a pre-conference workshop between August 2-5, 2018 in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. The pre-conference workshop is intended for faculty, post-doctoral fellows, graduate students and health practitioners interested in sharing their ideas on health, healthcare and the environment prior to the joint meeting of the CAG and IGU in Quebec City, which is being held August 5-10, 2018.

Local Organizing Committee

Dr. Mark W. Rosenberg, Department of Geography and Planning, Queen’s University (Canada), Chairperson

Dr. Caroline Barakat-Haddad, Faculty of Health Science, Ontario Institute of Technology (Canada), Member

Dr. Elijah Bisung, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen’s University (Canada), Member

Dr. Heather Castleden, Department of Geography and Planning Queen’s University (Canada), Member

Dr. Patricia Collins, Department of Geography and Planning Queen’s University (Canada), Member

Dr. Jeff Masuda, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen’s University (Canada), Member

Dr. Michael Widener, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto (Canada),  Member

Scientific Committee

Dr. Mark W. Rosenberg, Queen’s University (Canada), Chairperson

Dr. Caroline Barakat-Haddad, Ontario Institute of Technology (Canada), Chairperson – Canadian Association of Geographers – Health and Health Care Study Group, Member

Dr. Elijah Bisung, Queen’s University (Canada), Member

Dr. Heather Castleden, Queen’s University (Canada), Member

Dr. Patricia Collins, Queen’s University (Canada), Member

Dr. Thomas Krafft, Maastricht University (The Netherlands), Co-chairperson - International Geographical Union Commission on Health and the Environment, Member

Dr. Jeff Masuda, Queen’s University (Canada), Member

Dr. Paula Santana, University of Coimbra (Portugal), Co-chairperson - International Geographical Union Commission on Health and the Environment, Member

Dr. Wuyi Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences – Institute of Geographic Science and Natural Resources Research (China), Member

Dr. Michael Widener, University of Toronto (Canada), Chairperson – American Association of Geographers – Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group, Member

Dr. Linsheng YangChinese Academy of Sciences – Institute of Geographic Science and Natural Resources Research (China), Member

Dr. Wuyi Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences – Institute of Geographic Science and Natural Resources Research (China), Member

 

Schedule

All activities will be held at the Residence Inn by Marriott Kingston Water's Edge, unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

16:00 - 18:00

18:00 - 20:00

Onsite Registration

Opening Reception 

Friday, August 3, 2018

08:00 - 09:00   

09:00 - 09:30   

09:30 - 10:30   

10:30 - 11:00   

11:00 - 12:00   

12:00 - 14:00   

13:00 - 14:00

14:00 - 15:30

15:30 - 16:00

16:00 - 18:00

18:00

Onsite Registration

Opening Session

Paper Session 1

Break

Paper Session 2

Lunch

IGU Commission on Health and the Environment business meeting

Paper Session 3

Break

Paper Session4

Free Evening - Explore historical Kingston!

Saturday, August 4, 2018

08:00 - 09:00    

09:00 - 10:30   

10:30 - 11:00  

11:00 - 12:30  

12:30 - 14:00  

14:00 - 15:30  

15:30 - 16:00  

16:00 - 18:00  

18:30 - 22:00

Onsite Registration

Paper Session 5

Break

Paper Session 6

Lunch

Paper Session 7

Break

Paper Session 8

BBQ at 54 Kensington Avenue, Kingston ON

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Travel to Québec City for the IGU-CAG Conference 2018! Official transport information provided by the IGU/CAG can be found here.

Program

Access the Final Program Here:

 
 

Travel & Accommodation

A block of rooms have been reserved for meeting participants at the Residence Inn by Marriott Kingston Water's Edge at a preferred rate of $229 CAD per night. To book a room, you must call the hotel at 1-844-719-7738 (toll-free) or
1-613-544-4888 (long distance may apply) and mention the code "IGUCAG Workshop". All activities will be held at the hotel, apart from the BBQ on Saturday, August 5, 2018.
The Residence Inn by Marriott is strategically located within five minutes walking distance of the historic centre of Kingston and is a 15-20 minute walk to 54 Kensington Avenue along Lake Ontario, which is where the BBQ will be held.
ACCOMMODATION
Kingston is located 265 kilometres east of Toronto and 294 kilometres west of Montreal. You can travel from international airports in Toronto or Montreal, by intercity rail (VIA Rail), intercity buses (Megabus or Greyhound), or by automobile. Upon arriving in Kingston by rail or bus, taxis are available. The approximate taxi fares from the train or bus station are about $15.00 - $20.00 CAD.
TRANSPORTATION
 

Call for Abstracts

The deadline to submit an abstract HAS BEEN EXTENDED to June 29, 2018 at 4:00pm EST.

Presenters must register for the workshop and pay the workshop fee in order to be eligible to present their work.

If you would like to present an oral presentation at the CAG/IGU Pre-Conference Workshop on Health, Healthcare and the Environment, please submit your abstract for consideration by following the link below.

 

Contact

If you require a letter of invitation, please contact Professor Mark Rosenberg at mark.rosenberg@queensu.ca.

Any other comments, questions or concerns regarding the IGU/CAG Pre-Conference Workshop on Health, Healthcare and the Environment can also be directed to Professor Mark Rosenberg.