Upcoming events

    • 01 Apr 2019
    • 02 Apr 2019
    • St. Paul, Minnesota

    SAVE THE DATE
    April 1-2, 2019

    St. Paul, Minnesota

    Please save the date for SOPHIA's 2019 Health Impact Assessment Practitioner Workshop to be held in St. Paul, Minnesota and hosted by Minnesota Department of Public Health. This 2-day workshop is a great opportunity to gather and learn alongside a diverse group of HIA practitioners. Don't miss it!

    Formal invitations and more details to follow. Please watch this space for updates.
    Registration will open in the fall.

    Read about the 2017 HIA Practitioner Workshop.



Past Conferences and Workshops

IAIA 17: Impact Assessment’s Contribution to the Global Efforts in Addressing Climate Change; April 4-7 2017, MontrĂ©al, Canada 
The next annual conference for the International Association of Impact Assessment (IAIA). IAIA has a Health section and track at the annual meeting. For more information, please visit the website.

SOPHIA’s HIA Practitioner Workshop, October 2-3, 2017, Washington, D.C. Formerly the HIA of the Americas Workshop, this meeting brought together current HIA practitioners for strategic field building. Visit the webpage for a conference summary.

IAIA 16: Resilience and Sustainability, May 11-14, 2016. Aichi-Nagoya, Japan.  IAIA had a Health section and track at the annual meeting. For more information, please visit the website.

SOPHIA’s HIA Practitioner Workshop, March 7-8, 2016, Oakland, CA. Formerly the HIA of the Americas Workshop, this meeting brought together current HIA practitioners for strategic field building. Visit the webpage for a conference summary.

The National HIA Meeting. Building on the success of the first two national HIA meetings, the 2015 conference brought together decision-makers and program leaders to learn how HIA can inform critical policy and planning decisions, in multiple sectors and at all levels of government, to protect and improve public health and equity. Please visit the Health Impact Project website for the meeting materials and summary.

SOPHIA’s HIA of the Americas Workshop was held in September 2014 in Oakland, California. The workshop brought current HIA practitioners together to network and share resources and strategies that elevate the practice of HIA, as well as promote excellence in HIA by sharing best practices, discussing issues and challenges, and disseminating resources and work products developed by the HIA of the Americas working groups. For more information, click here.

13th International Conference on Health Impact Assessment (HIA), from local to global: Health Impact Assessment to face the new challenges. International HIA Conference was held in Geneva, Switzerland, October 2-4, 2013. Website

The International Association of Impact Assessment (IAIA) conference. The last conference was held in Florence, Italy, April 20-23, 2015. 

The 2014 Southeast Regional HIA Summit was held July 30 – August 1, 2014 in Davidson, North Carolina. The Summit convened current practitioners of Health Impact Assessment involved with or interested in strategic HIA field-building in the Southeast United States. Website


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