Dr. Magda Havas, PhD Environmental Studies Research Papers

List of Public Presentations

A list of guest/invited lectures, conference presentations, and other public appearances are provided below in reverse chronological order.

Presentations at Conferences, Workshops, and Invited Lectures

2009

Havas, M. Electrosmog and Electrohypersensitivity. Public Library, Stinson Beach, California,September 20, 2009.

Havas, M. Cell Phones and Cigarettes, what do they have in common? Expert Conference o Cell Phones and Health: Science and Public Policy Questions. San Leandro High School, San Leandro, California, September 18, 2009.

Havas, M. The Truth about Wired and Wireless Technologies, Royal Roads University. Victoria, British Columbia, July 22, 2009.

Havas, M. The Inconvenient Truth about Wireless Technologies. Gabriola Island, British Columbia, July 20, 2009.

Havas, M. The Inconvenient Truth about Wireless Technologies, Langley United Church, Langley, British Columbia, July 17, 2009.

Havas, M. Transmission Lines and Health. Workshop on Monitoring. Sto:Lo Nation,Coquitlam, British Columbia, July 13-17, 2009.

Havas, M. Wireless Technology-The Tobacco of the 21st Century. Ontario Health Promotion Summer School, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, July 9, 2009.

Havas, M. Radio Frequency Radiation and WiFi in the School Environment. Meetings with Federal Ministers, Hamilton, Bermuda, May 18-21, 2009.

Havas, M. Electrosmog: An emerging health threat. Integrating Biophysics-based Technologies in Clinical Practice, Phoenix, Arizona, May 7-10, 2009.

Havas, M. What Health Care Professionals need to know about Electromagnetic Pollution & Health. Rural Life and the Healthy Employee, IHLP Education Symposium, Statford, Ontario, May 6, 2009.

Havas, M. Wi-Fi in Schools. Presentation at Public Meeting via Skype, New Denver, British Columbia, April 9, 2009.

Havas, M. Our love affair with wireless technology and the consequences. Women’s Institute,Bailieboro-Cavan-Milbrook-North Monaghan, Ontario, April 7, 2009.

Havas, M. Electrical Pollution on Farms: Poor Power Quality and Stray Voltage effects on Human and Animal Health. Mutual Insurance Convention, Toronto, Ontario, March 26, 2009

Havas, M. Electro-Smog & Electro-Sensitivity. How to Protect yourself, your family, and your community. University Women’s Club of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, March 12, 2009.

Havas, M. Breast Cancer Hearing, Toronto, Ontario, February 5, 2009.

Havas, M. Windmills and CFLs: What do they have in common? Sir Sanford Fleming College,Lindsay, Ontario. January 30, 2009. Guest Lecture.

Havas, M. Electrosmog and ElectroSensitivity. Family Physicians, Renfrew Ontario, January 23, 2009.

Havas, M. EMFs: an Emerging Health Issue. Health Science Faculty, University of Ottawa,Ottawa, Ontario, January 23, 2009. Guest Lecture.

Havas, M. Wind Turbines & Health: The Effect on Individuals. Prince Edward County, Picton, Ontario, January 15, 2009.

2008

Havas, M. Expert Testimony, Breast Cancer Hearing, Workers Compensation Board, Toronto, Ontario, December 16 & 17, 2008.

Havas, M. Poor Power Quality and Stray Voltage . Effects on Human and Animal Health. Ontario Mutual Insurance, Regional Meeting, Ridgetown, Ontario, November 27, 2008.

Havas, M. Wind Turbines Make Waves. Why do residents near wind turbines get sick? Township Council, Florescen and District Community Centre, Florence Ontario, November 17, 2008.

Havas, M. Cross Roads: The Science of Electro-hyper-sensitivity and its implications for public policy on Radio Frequency Radiation. Wireless: Science, Public-Policy and the Bioiniative Report Forum, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Hackensack, New Jersey, November 10, 2008.

Havas, M. EMFs and Emerging Threat. CAUT Health and Safety Conference, Ottawa, Ontario. November 7-9, 2008.

Havas, M. Electro-smog & Electro-sensitivity. What you need to know to protect yourself. RCEN, Canadian Environmental Network, Annual General Assembly, Richmond Hill, Ontario, October 23-26, 2008.

Havas, M. Electromagnetic Factors in Health: What do Scientists know about the effects of wireless technologies about humans, animals, and nature?
Boulder Bioneeres, Boulder , Colorado, October 18, 2008.

Havas, M. Electromagnetic Factors in Health: What do Scientists know about the effects of wireless technologies about humans, animals, and nature?
Boulder Bioneeres, Boulder, Colorado, October 18, 2008.

Havas, M. Electrosmog and Electrosmogitis. HV & EIS Workshop, Mississauga, Ontario, October 11, 2008.

Havas, M. Round Table Discussions on Electromagnetic Frequencies and Health. Budapest, Hungary, September 26-28, 2008.

Havas, M. Rapid-Aging Syndrome and Electrosmog. Renfrew United Church, Renfrew, ON, 10:30 am, August 29, 2008.

Havas, M. Electrosmog and Electrohypersensitivity: A growing population is beoming ill and doctors need to find ways to help them. Ottawa Area Physicians, Kanata ON, 7 pm, August 28, 2008,

Havas, M. Electromagnetic Fields: Best Kept Secret. Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association. The Way Forward: Putting the Act into ACTion. Biennial Conference on Health, Safety and the Environment. Toronto, Ontario, August 13-15, 2008.

Rees, C. and M. Havas. Meeting with Marc Sorenson regarding design of a Health Spa for those with EHS, Navada Fitness Institute, Hidden Canyon, Nevada. July 30-Aug 2, 2008.

Ripple, J., M.Havas, and R. Lear. Meeting with Senator Boxer’s Staff--Megan Miller regarding Health Concerns of WiFi and WiMax, Marin County, California, July 25 2008, noon-2 pm.

Ripple, J., M.Havas, and R. Lear. Meeting with Assemblyman Huffman’s Staff regarding the Banning of Compact Fluorescent Lights. 3501 Civic Center Drive, Suite 412, Marin County, California, July 25, 3-4 pm.

Havas, M. Public Forum, Cell/Transmission Towers, Colwood Pentecostal Church, Colwood, Vancouver Island, BC, June 25, 2008.

Havas, M. Cell Towers and Your Health. PACT Precautionary Approach to Cell Towers,Richmond Hill, ON, May 12, 2008.

Havas, M. Wind Farms and Health. Community Centre, Summerside, PEI, noon, May 3, 2008.

Havas, M. Transmission Lines and Health, Duffy Theatre, University of PEI, Charlottetown, PEI, 7 pm, May 2, 2008,

Havas, M. Transmission Lines and Health, Members of the Legislative Assembly, Charlottetown, PEI, noon, May 2, 2008,

Havas, M. Transmission Lines and Health, French School, Summerside, PEI, 7 pm, May 1, 2008.

Havas, M. A Tale of Two Pollutants: Dirty Electricity & WiFi. Natural Building, Health Building, Building Biology Conference, Nashville, TN, April 19-20, April 19, 2008.

Havas, M. Electromagnetic Pollution & Health. Natural Building, Health Building, Pre-Conference Seminar, Building Biology Conference, Nashville, TN, April 19-20, April 18, 2008.

Havas, M. Best Kept Secret. Women’s institute, Warsaw Town Hall, Warsaw, ON, April 16, 2008.

Havas, M. Dialogue on Electromagnetic Fields and Health. THINK2: A Symposium on Academic Safety and Risk, Brock University, St. Catherines, ON, April 8-9, 2008.

Havas, M. Cell Towers and Schools: Tip of the Iceberg. Coalition for Healthier Schools, 90-minute Conference Call, Canada/US, April 4, 2008.

Havas, M. Electro-hyper-sensitivity (EHS): An Emerging Public Health Issue. Michael, E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston Texas, March 31, 2008.

Lai, H., S. Milham, M. Havas, and L. Kelley. We are all exposed! Biological and Health Effects of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF), Radio Frequency Radiation (RFR), and Dirty Electricity (DE). City Club, San Francisco, Breakfast Meeting Panel Discussion, Sponsored by Council on Wireless Technology Impacts, San Francisco, CA, March 21, 2008.

Havas, M., C. Sage, D. Carpenter, C. Rees. The Shadow Side of the Wireless Revolution. A Health Policy Discussion on an Emerging Global Public Health Issue. Panel Discussion, Commonwealth Club, San Francisco, California , March 19, 2008.

Havas, M. Electromagnetic Radiation, Peterborough, ON, March 3, 2008.

Havas, M. An Inconvenient Truth, Part 2: Our Love Affair with Wireless Technology, Lecture Sponsored by The Lewis School, Princeton Public Library, Princeton, New Jersey, February 12, 2008.

2007

Newton, J. and M. Havas, Meetings with Congressional and Senate Staff about EMR Regulations and Guidelines. Washington DC, December 3-7, 2007.

Havas, M. Health Concerns associated with Electromagnetic Pollution. Gave talks at 5 Churches,Jamaica, October 29-30, 2007.

Havas, M. Radio Frequency Radiation & Health. New Mexico Bioneers Conference, Santa Fe, New Mexico, College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico, October 19-21, 2007.

Newton, J. and M. Havas. Meetings with Congressional and Senate Staff about EMR Regulations and Guidelines. Washington, DC, October 15-18, 2007.

Havas, M. 2007. Ground Current on Farms, Ecological Agriculture Course, Trent University,Peterborough, ON, October 4, 2007.

Havas, M. 2007. Electromagnetic Pollution Health Risks. The Council on Wireless Technology Impacts (CWTI) EcoFest 2007, Fairfax,, California, June 9, 2007.

Havas, M. 2007. The link between cancer and exposure to electromagnetic energy. Cancer Conference, Ottawa, Ontario. May 25-26, 2007.

Havas, M. 2007. Panel Discussion on WiFi, RFR, and our Health. World Congress on Integrated Medicine, Sante Fe, New Mexico, May 4-6, 2007.

Havas, M. 2007. Electromagnetic Hygiene in Schools. Pegasus School, California, April 23, 2007.

Havas, M. 2007. Ground Current Pollution Act Bill 154: Why should we care? Chattam, Ontario, April 18, 2007.

Havas, M. Radio Frequency Radiation, Cell Phone Towers and your Health. Public Meeting,Charlottetown, PEI, April 17, 2007.

Havas, M. Electromagnetic Hygiene in the Home. Holistic Health, SSF, Peterborough, ON, March 20, 2007.

Havas, M. Radio Frequency Health Concerns and WiFi at Trent. Committee on Technology for Teaching and Learning (COTTL), Trent University, Peterborough, ON,March 8, 2007.

Havas, M. 2007. Shifting Paradigms: Flat earth/round earth and our concept of electromagnetic power. Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, ON, March 7, 2007.

Havas, M. 2007. Dirty Electricity in Schools. Teacher Education Program, Trent University,Peterborough, ON,March 7, 2007.

Havas, M. 2007. Is the electricity in your home making you sick. Health Freedom Expo, Long Beach, California, March 2-4, 2007.

Havas, M., B. Fraser, and R. Frederick. 2007. Ground Current Pollution Act 154, Council Chamber, Toronto City Hall, Toronto, Ontario, January 29, 2007.

Havas, M. Gilbert, F, Macfarlane, R., and R. Bradley. 2007. Panel discussion on WiFi. Wireless Communities Summit, Toronto, Ontario. January 23 & 24,

2006

Havas, M. Radio Frequency Health Concerns and WiFi at Trent. COTTL, Trent University,Peterborough, ON, December 18, 2006

Havas, M. 2006. Electromagnetic Pollution and Your Health. Bermuda, October 14, 2006.

Havas, M. 2006. Ground Current on Farms. Guest Lecture: Ecological Agriculture, Trent University, Peterborough, ON, October 5, 2006.

Havas, M. 2006. Health Effects of Dirty Electricity. Dane County Chapter, Save Our Unique lands Coalition Against Electromagnetic Pollution, Pitchburg, Wisconsin, July 27, 2006.

Havas, M. 2006. Electromagnetic Pollution and Your health. Trent/Shad Valley Program, Trent University, Peterborough, ON July 6, 2006.

Havas, M. 2006. Electromagnetic Pollution and Electrical Hypersensitivity. American Society of Dowsers, Vermont, June 22, 2006.

Havas, M. 2006. Electromagnetic pollution: What can you do to have a cleaner environment and protect your health? Aurora, ON, June 14, 2006.

Havas, M. 2006. Health Effects of Dirty Electricity. Nassau, Bahamas, June 8, 2006.

Havas, M. 2006. Radio Frequency Antennas. Simcoe, Ontario, June 6, 2006.

Havas, M. 2006. Simcoe Cell Tower Rogers, Simcoe, ON. Public Meeting, Town Hall, April 19, 2006.

Havas, M. 2006. Part 2: No Place to Hide: Wireless Technology. Total Health Show, Toronto, ON, April 1, 2006.

Havas, M. 2006. Panel Discussion: Energy Medicine. Total Health Show, Toronto, ON, April 1, 2006.

Havas, M. 2006. Part 1: Electromagnetic Hygiene: Dirty Electricity in homes and schools. Total Health Show, Toronto, ON, April 1, 2006.

Havas, M. 2006. Biological Effects of Dirty Electricity with Emphasis on Diabetes and Multiple Sclerosis. Precautionary EMF Approach: Rationale, Legislation and Implementation, 5th ICEMS Internation Workshop, Benevento Italy, 22-25, 2006.

Havas, M. 2006. Biological Effects of Dirty Electricity. Peterborough Public Library,Peterborough, ON, February 16, 2006.

Havas, M. 2006. Electromagnetic Pollution: No place to hide! Markham ON, February 15, 2006.

Havas, M. 2006. Dirty Electricity, Electrical Hypersensitivity and your Health. Toronto, ON, February 13, 2006

Havas, M. 2006. Electromagnetic Pollution and Your Health. Sir Sanford Fleming College, Peterborough, ON, February 6, 2006.

Havas, M. 2006. Dirty Electricity, Diabetes and Multiple Sclerosis. Cenre for Health Studies Research, Trent University, Peterborough, ON, January 25, 2006

2005

Havas, M. 2005. Electrical Pollution & the Need for Better Health Guidelines. Meeting with Belinda Stronach, Aurora, Ontario, December 14, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. Electromagnetic Sensitivity and Electromagnetic Pollution, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, December 9, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. Dirty Electricity, what it is, what it does, and what we can do to protect ourselves. Nutritionists Network Group Meeting, Richmond Hill, Ontario, November 15, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. Cell Tower Radiation and Fire Fighter Exposures. Health and Safety for the Professional Fire Fighter, The IAFF John P. Redmond Foundation Symposium on the Occupational Health and Hazards of the Fire Service. Honolulu Hawaii, October 23-27, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. Health and Safety Round Table Question Period, Health and Safety for the Professional Fire Fighter, The IAFF John P. Redmond Foundation Symposium on the Occupational Health and Hazards of the Fire Service. Honolulu Hawaii, October 23-27, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. Dirty Electricity, Diabetes, Multiple Sclerosis, Electrical Hypersensitivity and Sick Building Syndrome . . . Is there a connection? Occupational Hygiene Association of Ontario,Toronto, October 20, 2005

Havas, M. 2005. Electrical Pollution: No Place to Hide. SWEEP, Safe Wireless Electromagnetic and Electrical Policy, Breast Cancer Research and Education Fund and the Niagara Healthy Environment Initiative, St. Catharines, Ontario, October 15, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. Radio Frequency Radiation and Adverse Biological Effects. Salisbury, North Carolina, October 13, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. Earth Energy, Life Energy, and Techno Energy Interactions. How is electromagnetic Technology affecting Life on our Planet? It’s a Shocker! Toronto Dowsers, Latvian Centre, Credit Union Drive, Toronto, October 11, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. Electromagnetic Pollution. Ontario Ministry of Health, Toronto, September 20, 2005

Havas, M. 2005. Health Effects of Dirty Electricity. Bermuda, September 3, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. Radio Frequency Radiation: Cell Phone and Cell Towers. Bermuda, September 3, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. Cell Phones, Electricity and your Home. Trent-Shad Valley Program, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, July 18, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. Effects of Electrical Pollution and Radio Frequency Radiation. STOP (Stop Transmission lines Over People), Parent Information Session, St. Justin Martyr Parish Hall,Markham, Ontario, June 20, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. Health Effects of Dirty Electricity, Public Lecture, St. Johns Church,Peterborough, Ontario, June 16, 2005.

Havas, M. and A. Olstad. 2005. Dirty Electricity Study at Fillmore-Central Elementary, Middle & High School. Minnesota, June 2, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. My research with Dirty Electricity. Dr. Tel-Ore, Minneapolis Minnesota, May 31, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. Electrical Pollution: A Serious Environmental Problem. Breast Cancer Research and Education Fund and the Niagara Healthy Environment Initiative, Port Dalhousie, Ontario, April 30, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. Electrical Pollution in the Home, Sir Sanford Fleming College, Haliburton,Ontario, April 29, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. Dirty Electricity. United Church, Peterborough, Ontario, April 26, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. Electrical Pollution in the Home. Healthy Buildings Conference, Cambridge, Ontario, April 6-7, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. Electrical Pollution: Part 1. Electromagnetic Fields. Medical Officer of Health,Newmarket, Ontario, April 1, 2005

Havas, M. 2005. Dirty Electricity and Graham/Stetzer Filters. Naturopathic Doctors,Peterborough, Ontario. March 10, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. Electrical Pollution. Deputy Minister of Rural Affairs, Toronto, Ontario,February 24, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. Electrical Pollution. Task Force, Markham, Ontario, February 23, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. Environmental Contaminants and Health: Dirty Electricity and Electrical Hypersensitivity. Sir Sanford Fleming College, Peterborough, Ontario, February 14, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. Health Effects of Dirty Electricity. Bio Ag. Conference, Wellesley, Ontario, January 27, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. Health Effects of Dirty Electricity. Barbados Radiation Conference, Sherbourne 2005. Conference Centre, Barbados, January 18, 2005.

Havas, M. 2005. Radio Frequency Radiation: Cell Phone Antennas, Barbados Radiation Conference, Sherbourne Conference Centre, Barbados, January 18, 2005.

2004

Havas, M. 2004. Health Concerns Associated with Part 1. Radio Frequency Radiation, Part 2. Magnetic Fields (ELF), Part 3. Dirty Electricity. Public Seminar, Tobago, November 20, 2004.

Havas, M. and D. Stetzer. 2004. Health Concerns Associated with Dirty Electricity and Power Frequency Fields. Public Seminar, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, November 17, 2004

Havas, M. 2004. Health Concerns Associated with Radio Frequency Radiation. Public Seminar, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, November 17, 2004

Havas, M. 2004. Dirty Electricity and Electrical Hypersensitivity (EHS): Five Case Studies, Bio-Ag Conference, Wellesley, Ontario, November 10, 2004.

Havas, M. 2004. Dirty Electricity and Multiple Sclerosis, MS Society Pickering, Ontario, November 2, 2004.

Havas, M. 2004. Dirty Electricity and Multiple Sclerosis, MS Society Oshawa, Ontario, November 2, 2004.

Havas, M and J. Mackay. Street level magnetic fields within the City of Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Biological Effects of EMFs, 3rd International Workshop, Kos, Greece, 4-8 October, 2004.

Havas, M., M. Illiatovitch, and C. Proctor. Teacher and student response to the removal of dirty electricity by the Graham/Stetzer filter at Willow Wood School in Toronto, Canada. Biological Effects of EMFs, 3rd International Workshop, Kos, Greece, 4-8 October, 2004.

Havas, M. and D. Stetzer. 2004. Graham/Stetzer Filters Improve Power Quality in Homes and Schools, Reduce Blood Sugar Levels in Diabetics, Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms, and Headaches.Children with Leukemia International Conference in Westminster, London, September 6-10, 2004.

Havas, M. 2004. Wireless Communication Antennas on Fire Halls: Dumb and Dangerous! International Association of Fire Fighters Conference, Boston, August 2004.

2003

Havas, M. Health Effects Associated with Power Lines. Expert Testimony. National Energy Board Hearing regarding Sumas Energy, Abbottsford, BC, July 2003

2002

Havas, M. National Research Policy Conference, Ottawa, Ontario., October 22-25, 2002

Havas, M. Cell Phone Towers and their Biological Effects. Behind the Scenes, Trent University,Peterborough, Onbtario, October 19, 2002

Havas, M. Electromagnetic Fields in Schools: What can be done to reduce exposure. Health and Safety Conference, Toronto, Ontario, August 15, 2002.

Havas, M. How to reduce your exposure to wired and wireless electromagnetic energy. Invited Speaker, Presented at People and the Planet Conference, Sierra Club of Canada, Queen’s University,Kingston, Ontario, June 3-9, 2002

Havas, M. Health Concerns Associated with Wireless Telecommunication.. Invited Speaker, Public Lecture, Caledonia, PEI, May 29, 2002.

Havas, M. Mapping Magnetic Fields in the School Environment. Guelph Ontario, May 24, 2002

Electromagnetic fields (EMF) and Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR): An overview of Health Concerns and a Call for Action. Presented to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainability, Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario, May 21, 2002

Havas, M. Biological Effects of Low Frequency Electromagnetic Fields, London, England, May 16-17, 2002

Lund-Lucas, E., R. Silvestri, M. Havas, D.J. Cunningham, and L. Thomas. 2002. Everything students should know about Thinking and Learning. Destination Success 2002: Building Accessible Learning Communities, Sponsored by Learning Opportunities Task Force, Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities, Government of Ontario & Georgian College; Barrie, Ontario, May 6 & 7, 2002.

Havas, M. Electromagnetic Fields in a School Environment, the Need for Mapping. Presented to School Health and Safety Officers, Mississauga, Ontario, May 3, 2002.

Havas, M. Sources of electromagnetic fields in the home. Presented to Environmental Homes, Grand Valley, Ontario, April 27, 2002.

Havas, M. Corporatization of the University, Smith Conference Room, Trent University,Peterborough, Ontario, April 6th. 2002.

Havas, M. Electromagnetic fields in the home and childhood cancers: An overview from Wertheimer to Wartenberg. Presented at the International Centre for Electromagnetic Biocompatibility (ICEB) Conference, Montreal, Canada, March 6-8, 2002

Havas, M. Rapporteur, Simply Water? Workshop, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario,February 18-20, 2002

Havas, M. Expert Testimony on the health effects of power line electromagnetic fields. Mendota Heights, Public Meeting, Planning Commission, Minnesota, January 2002.

2001

Havas, M. Electromagnetic fields and breast cancer. Eyes Wide Open, Conference on Breast Cancer, Peterborough, Ontario. October 2001.

2000

Havas, M. Toronto Round Table on Cell Phone Towers, RFR, Public Meeting with Panel Discussion, City of Toronto Department of Health, Toronto, Ontario, February 7, 2000

Havas, M. Expert Testimony of the Biological Effects of Power Line electromagnetic fields,Mendota Heights, Minnesota, Public Meeting, January 15?, 2000.

1999

Havas, M. Power lines on London Street Peterborough and the Literature on Health Effects. Presented to the PUC, Peterborough, Ontario, June 22, 1999.