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WPHA 2020 Public Health in Practice Conference
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 Export to Your Calendar 8/11/2020 to 8/12/2020
When: August 11 (PreCon) - August 12 (Conference)
Where: Oshkosh Convention Center and Best Western Waterfront Hotel
1 North Main Street
Oshkosh, Wisconsin  54901
United States
Contact: WPHA Office

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The Public Health in Practice Conference theme is “Modernization:  Connecting Individual to Community to System.” This conference will challenge public health professionals to look closely at our evolution from a previously simple to a more complex form. This event will target professionals working in both governmental and non-governmental public health positions. Attendees will walk away with specific skills and usable tools to execute strategies to improve community or workplace health through systems change thinking, evidence-based practices and capacity building. Professionals that would be interested in this event would include, but are not limited to, Public Health Nurse, Public Health Specialist, Health Educator, Accreditation Coordinator, Community Health Specialist, Prevention Specialist, Public Health Strategist, Coalition Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization Director, etc. 

Conference Objectives:

  • Identify the benefits of public health workforce diversity and the positive effects on population health.
  • Describe the evolution of public health practice and what skills are necessary in the workforce to meet the needs of contemporary practice.
  • Outline projects that involve collaborations with a broad array of allies, including those at the neighborhood level and the non-health sectors.
  • Explore concepts for professional development using a holistic approach to strengthen individual talents to enrich public health practice.

Lodging Details 
Rooms are available at the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center at a special group rate of $82 for single or double occupancy. To make a reservation within the WPHA room block, please call the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center at (855) 230-1900.

Reservation Deadline: July 17, 2020

Registration Rates:

Early Bird Rates                      Registration Rate

(before July 17)

Tuesday Only
Pre-Conference - All Attendee Types                                              NA                                           $50

Full Conference (Tuesday and Wednesday)

WPHA Student Member:                                                                 $55                                          $75

WPHA Member:                                                                               $75                                          $95

Organizational Member:                                                                $100                                        $120

Non Member:                                                                                  $125                                        $145


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