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Education & Training Events

During the course of the year, Health Protection Scotland organises a number of courses and events. Details of those events are provided here, including contact information and any forms or programmes associated with them. In addition, a selection of events arranged by other organisations have also been included.

HPS is also involved in a number of education initiatives which can be accessed under Education Courses.

United Kingdom

The application of whole genome sequencing to support health protection in Scotland

Date: 09 May 2017
Location: Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel, Beardmore Street, Clydebank G81 4SA
Topics: The day will consist of an introduction to whole genome sequencing, how whole genome sequencing is being used, and examples of using whole genome sequencing for cluster detection and outbreak investigation.
Further Information: Flyer PDF document

RCPE Symposium: Public Health in a changing world

Date: 31 May 2017
Location: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ
Topics: International public health:  what can we learn from recent global epidemics and how do we prepare for the next? / European public health: what are the impacts of political destabilisation, economic instability and migration?  / Scottish public health: why do we have excess mortality in the West of Scotland? What should Scotland do to become the healthiest nation in Europe/ How we can effect change: via social media, leadership and other tools
Website: events.rcpe.ac.uk/ Link to external site

Travel Medicine - The Big Picture

Date: 8 June 2017
Location: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, St Vincent Street, Glasgow
Website: rcpsg.ac.uk/events/triennialtm Link to external site

RCPE Symposium: Infectious Disease

Date: 16 June 2017
Location: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh
Topics: Neurological infection/ International Health/ What is new in viral hepatitis?/ Expert management of complex cases
Website: events.rcpe.ac.uk/ Link to external site

FPH Annual Conference and Public Health Expo 2017

Date: 20-21 June 2017
Location: The International Centre, Telford
Website: www.fph.org.uk/ Link to external site

The application of whole genome sequencing to support health protection in Scotland

Date: 22 June 2017
Location: COSLA Conference Centre, 19 Haymarket Yards, Edinburgh EH12 5BH
Topics: The day will consist of an introduction to whole genome sequencing, how whole genome sequencing is being used, and examples of using whole genome sequencing for cluster detection and outbreak investigation.
Further Information: Flyer PDF document

International

15th Conference of the International Society of Travel Medicine

Dates: 14 - 18 May 2017
Location: Palau de Congressos de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Website: www.istm.org/cistm15 Link to external site

4th International Conference on Prevention & Infection Control (ICPIC)

Date: 20 - 23 June 2017
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Website: www.icpic.com/conference-2017/ Link to external site

3rd International Conference on Public Health (ICOPH 2017)

Dates: 27 - 29 July 2017
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Website: publichealthconference.co/ Link to external site