Upcoming Events

The following is a listing of events that might be of interest to those in Public Health.

Dec
2
Tue
The Pretty Good House: Finding the Right Balance Between Energy Efficiency, Indoor Air Quality, and Cost @ Augusta Civic Center
Dec 2 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

This year, the Maine Indoor Air Quality Council is pleased to be co-sponsoring its annual Energy Efficiency & IAQ seminar with the Maine Association of Building Efficiency Professionals. The program focuses on the concept of “the pretty good house.” While achieving high performing, healthy buildings is everyone’s goal, sometimes compromises must be made to achieve that goal. This program will provide practical, real-world strategies for raising the bar on energy efficiency practices here in Maine through a careful balance of energy efficiency, indoor air quality, and cost.
Because of the similarity in construction type, the program will appeal to professionals working in both residential and light commercial properties.

Dec
10
Wed
Bring It On! – How To Develop Resiliency That Can Handle Whatever Life Brings @ USM, Abromson Center
Dec 10 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am

This informative workshop will focus on providing attendees with skills and knowledge to respond effectively to daily stressors, demands and the uncertainties of life by becoming more resilient. David Lee, our workshop leader, is a nationally recognized expert in the field of resiliency, will draw on leading edge research and time-tested strategies to increase ones capacity to develop the adaptability and vitality to face such major life changes, such as health challenges, career transitions, job loss, or the end of a relationship.

Dec
16
Tue
Reconnecting the Dots: Maine’s Breastfeeding Future @ University of New England, Portland Campus
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

It may take a village to raise a child, but it takes a whole state to create a network of support for breastfeeding. Let’s come together to make breastfeeding easier and improve the health of all Mainers. Join this interactive forum on how we can support, protect and improve breastfeeding for Maine mothers and babies of all ethnicities and incomes. This event will take place on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 from 10AM to 2PM.

Who Should Attend: child care providers, clinicians, community health outreach workers, doulas, employers, home visitors, lactation consultants and counselors, midwives, nurses, perinatal education providers, public health professionals, WIC staff, breastfeeding mothers (current and former) and all organizations and individuals interested in supporting strategies to improve health in Maine.

Dec
17
Wed
Partnering between Healthy Maine Partnerships and Breathe Easy Coalition @ webinar
Dec 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us to learn more about how we can partner to provide the best possible resources to our communities. Breathe Easy Coalition has a wide variety of tools and resources available for tobacco policy work in behavioral health facilities, colleges, hospitals and housing.

Jan
21
Wed
Meeting Tenant Demand with Smoke-Free Housing Coalition of Maine @ webinar
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us for Smoke-Free Housing of Maine’s free one-hour webinar on creating, implementing and enforcing smoke-free policies in your rental properties. As of 2011, 70% of tenants reported wanting to live in smoke-free buildings, we want to make sure you’re ready to meet that demand

Jan
28
Wed
Developing and Maintaining Tobacco-Free College Campuses @ webinar
Jan 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join the Maine Tobacco-Free College Network for a free webinar providing tips for developing, implementing and enforcing tobacco-free policies and meeting the 2014 Gold Star Standards of Excellence.

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