October 19-23, 2008 Saskatoon
October 19-23, 2008 Saskatoon

Topics

  • Aboriginal peoples
  • Aging
  • Agricultural health and safety
  • Agricultural labor practices and policies
  • Agriterrorism
  • Air quality
  • Allergens, asthma and rural exposures
  • ATV Safety
  • Best practices in rural health
  • Biofuels and the agriculture landscape
  • Biotechnology
  • Cancer risks in agriculture and rural exposures
  • Changing employment patterns
  • Changing rural economic base
  • Chemicals and health (Herbicides, Insecticides, fungicides)
  • Children and health
  • Children and rural life
  • Climate change and agriculture
  • Confined animal feeding operations
  • Developing countries
  • Economic sustainability
  • Endotoxin and the lung
  • Effects of environmental legislation on rural areas/industries
  • Emerging environmental threats
  • Engineering controls
  • Environment: Effects on rural populations
  • Environmental effects of  agricultural practices
  • Epidemiology of rural exposures
  • Ergonomics in agriculture
  • Ethics
  • Families
  • Farm stress
  • Fisheries
  • Food Safety
  • Forestry
  • Hazardous control
  • Hazardous wastes
  • Health and poverty
  • Health care delivery
  • Health determinants
  • Health professionals in rural communities
  • Health risks – identification, assessment, management
  • Healthy public policy
  • Impact of agricultural and/or environmental policy on rural industries
  • Information technology
  • Injury prevention
  • Injury determinants
  • Innovative approaches in the economic sector
  • Intensive livestock operations
  • Mechanisms of dysfunction
  • Mental health
  • Migrant and seasonal workers
  • Mining risks in rural areas (potash, uranium, coal, others)
  • Noise exposure and control
  • Occupational exposures
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Off-farm work
  • Pesticides
  • Pregnancy and reproduction
  • Protective devices and methods
  • Promoting healthy environments
  • Public policy in rural economies
  • Radiation
  • Risk assessment
  • Rural and remote health
  • Rural living
  • Security
  • Sleep disorders and fatigue
  • Sociocultural aspects of rural life
  • Soil quality
  • Succession planning
  • Sustainable rural communities
  • Toxicology services
  • Transportation
  • Urban-rural interface
  • Vibration injuries
  • Water quality
  • Women in rural communities
  • Young families
  • Zoonoses
  • Other