Dr John McKeon joins prominent speakers and recognized experts, as key note at Asthma Society of Canada’s 40th Anniversary Summit, For Life and Breath.
Prominent speakers and recognized experts, including the federal Minister of the Environment, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, met in Toronto earlier this month for the Asthma Society of Canada’s 40th Anniversary Summit, For Life and Breath.
The event looked at the link between health and the environment, particularly respiratory health and air quality.
Click here to read the final event agenda.
The summit audience heard from a variety of speakers on topics ranging from air pollution and its affect on asthma and allergies, indoor air quality, new treatments and technologies for people with asthma and allergies, regulation of pollen, and much more!
Additionally, the Asthma Society celebrated the contributions of three key individuals, whose work has dramatically helped improve the lives of Canadians with asthma and respiratory allergies. These individuals received inaugural For Life and Breath Innovation Awards in the fields of:
- Public and Population Health Research – Dr. Michael Brauer
- Industrial Design – Sir James Dyson
- Public Policy – Elizabeth Witmer
Additionally, Dr. Brauer was awarded the first-ever Bastable-Potts Asthma Research Prize. Read More…
Most speaker presentations will be made available in the near future.
We hope to see you at 2nd annual event in 2015!
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