Choral Canada: National Webinar with Dr. Juliette O’Keeffe


Risks and Precautions for Choirs 

with Dr. Juliette O’Keeffe from National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health

Dr. O’Keeffe and the NCCEH team have surveyed current available research and made an evidence review, along with recommendations for singers and choirs, in this recently released document:

Wednesday, August 19th, 2020

4pm Pacific Time; 5pm Mountain; 7pm Eastern; 8pm Atlantic

Hear the latest on Choral Canada’s advocacy work, with an opportunity for webinar participants to play a part in University of Alberta’s critical research on Choral Singing and COVID-19 Transmission. Presenter Dr. Juliette O’Keeffe will provide insights on the NCCEH review of world-wide research and other emerging data on choral singing and the transmission of COVID-19, and how these findings pertain to choirs in Canada. Dr. O’Keeffe will answer your questions, and offer a Canadian perspective. Participants will have the optional opportunity to have open discussion time with colleagues at the end of the webinar.

Submit your questions for Dr. O’Keeffe when you REGISTER, before August 15.
Space is limited, so register today!

This presentation will be presented in English, but notes, slides and research review documents will be available in French.

National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health’s vision is to be the indispensable online resource for environmental health practitioners and policy-makers across Canada. NCCEH focuses on health risks associated with the physical environment and identifies evidence-based interventions to mitigate those risks. Learn more here.

Juliette O’Keeffe, MSc, PhD joined the NCCEH team in 2018 bringing with her previous experience delivering research for industry and government in the areas of rural drinking water, wastewater treatment, waste management and resource efficiency at the Urban Water Technology Centre in Dundee, Scotland. Prior to this she worked with Dundee’s Public Analyst and the Scottish EPA. She holds a BSc Honours degree in Environmental Biology (SFU), an MSc in Energy and Environmental Management and a PhD in Environmental Science (University of Abertay).

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This event is FREE of chargePlease register below and you will receive the Zoom link the day before the webinar.
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