Legionella Conference 2019

Building Water Systems: The Sustainability and Public Health Nexus

September 11 – 13, 2019Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites Los Angeles

The Legionella Conference, hosted by NSF International and the National Environmental Health Association, is a unique, annual event that focuses on emerging issues related to building water systems - and brings professionals together to work toward solutions.

The 2019 Legionella Conference theme, “Building Water Systems: The Sustainability and Public Health Nexus,” centers on how both industries can help align water and energy sustainability and public health goals.

Conference Hours

Wednesday, September 11 | 1 – 5 p.m. PST
Thursday, September 12 | 8:00 a.m. – 6 p.m. PST
Friday, September 13 | 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. PST

Keynote Speaker Announced!

Pat Breysse, Ph.D.

Director, National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (NCEH/ATSDR) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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An international lineup of public health and sustainability experts from four continents will discuss complex hospital water systems, cooling towers, proactive water quality monitoring and other topics at the conference.

Applying for NEHA continuing education units (CEUs) for the conference and/or pre-conference workshop? Visit the NEHA website to submit your application.

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Legionella 2019: Water Plans, Policies, Communication, Regulation Crucial to Fight Legionnaires’

September 30, 2019

Representatives from public health agencies, water utilities, water industry organizations, regulatory bodies and academia were among 360 international attendees at Legionella Conference 2019, Building Water Systems: The Sustainability and Public Health Nexus, co-hosted by NSF International and the National Environmental Health Association.

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Pre-Conference Workshop Added to Conference Agenda

July 15, 2019

Join the pre-conference workshop, Organizing Legionella Outbreak Investigations, for tools and solutions to implement control strategies in your own workplace. The full-day session includes a tabletop exercise for how to organize a Legionella investigation.

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NEHA Offers Members Up to 24 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for Legionella Conference

July 15, 2019

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), a co-sponsor of the Legionella Conference 2019, has approved 24 CEUs for Registered Environmental Health Specialists (REHSs) who attend the conference.

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