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WPHA Public Health in Practice Conference
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7/31/2018 to 8/1/2018
When: Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Where: Holiday Inn Hotel and Convention Center
Stevens Point
United States
Contact: WPHA Office

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Registration Now Open - Early Bird Deadline - June 30 
Click here to view the full conference program.  

The Public Health in Practice Conference theme is “Better Together.” This NEWLY expanded conference has been grown from the foundation of the previously held Public Health Nursing Conference.  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.

By the conclusion, of this conference attendees will be able to:

  • Identify the benefits of public health workforce diversity and how it can positively affect population health.
  • Describe the evolution of public health practice and what skills are necessary in the workforce to meet the needs of contemporary practice.
  • Identify collaborative practices among public health staff and community partners that enhance the delivery of essential PH services. 
  • Develop the skills necessary to build and lead diverse and equitable inter-professional teams that promote health equity and leverage the unique strengths and training of all sectors of the public health workforce.  

Present Your Work at the Public Health in Practice Conference - Poster Submissions Now Being Accepted
Consider presenting your work at the NEW Public Health in Practice Conference.  Posters will be on display during breakfast and and all breaks on Wednesday, August 1.  Poster presentations will be accepted until July 15, 2018.  All posters will be accepted based as long as space is available.  Click here to see poster board diagram for dimensions.  

Click here to submit your abstract today!

Lodging - Holiday Inn Hotel and Convention Center

Book early as the hotel is projecting to sell out! Rooms are available at the Holiday Inn at the special group rate of $82. To guarantee this rate, and to ensure a room will be available, reservations must be made by June 30, 2018. To make a reservation, please call 715-344-0200. When making your reservation, tell the reservation agent that you are booking a room under WI Public Health Association.

Vendor Registration NOW OPEN!

Don't miss the opportunity to display your products, programs and services to the members of the largest public health association in WI!  Registration for our vendors and sponsors is now open!  Don't wait, space is limited.  Register today!

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