Wisconsin Environmental Health Association


Wisconsin Environmental Health Association 2019 Annual Educational Conference

Join your peers October 16 - 18, 2019 for the Annual Educational Conference at the Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake, WI

Day 1 - General Environmental Health Sessions

Day 1 (Wednesday, October 16) will comprise of a wide variety of environmental health topics. The topics include:

  • Carbon Monoxide poisoning reporting

  • Source of Lead Poisoning

  • Safe Spaces for Children

  • Addressing PFAS in Wisconsin

  • Drug and Meth Cleanup

  • Legal Issues with Human Health Hazards

  • Roundtable Sessions: opioid cleanup, radon in schools, flooding response, algal blooms

Days 2 & 3 - The Conference

Day 2 (Thursday, October 17) The agenda will contain dual-track options for specific topics relating to food safety and general EH. Thursday will also include a round table discussion by DATCP to allow for more smaller group discussions/answers. Please note: some of the topics DATCP is presenting will be pre-recorded and available after the conference. The pre-recorded sessions will be a power point similar to the webinar series that DATCP is currently doing. These sessions will not be recorded live and will not contain any questions or answers.

The topics for Thursday include:

  • Legionella Case Study in the Dells- Shayna Dye, Ted Tuchalski

  • The Up and Up on Food Safety- Hsing-Yi


  • Pool Review

  • New and Emerging Pests- Batzner Pest Control

  • Plan Review: Cold Storage and Dry Storage Calculator- Julie Hults

  • Licensing, A Year in Review

  • Preparedness Training

  • Retail Inspection and Meat Safety- Paul Pierce, DATCP meat division

  • Round table discussions: Produce Safety, HACCP vs Variance, Maple Syrup, Product Assessment/Challenge Studies, Industrial Hemp, Retail Equipment, Cleaning Up Biological Incidents at Retail.

Day 3 (Friday, October 18) will be a half day closing session with our featured speaker. This year, WEHA is proud to sponsor:

Lone Jespersen, founder of Cultivate. Lone is an entrepreneur, high-level strategist, food safety expert, and visionary dedicated to helping food manufacturers deliver safe and quality food through culture-driven intervention. Find more information about Lone and her mission at https://cultivatefoodsafety.com

For information about registration, hotels, payment options, the silent auction, and conference contact information, please click the “Conference Registration Site” button above.