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2019 WPHA-WALHDAB Public Health Conference
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5/21/2019 to 5/23/2019
When: May 21-23, 2019
Where: Wilderness Resort - Glacier Canyon Lodge
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin 
United States
Contact: 920-750-7724

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Register Now for the 2019 Annual Public Health Conference!
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Make plans to join public health professionals from around the state at the 2019 Public Health Conference.

Today in Wisconsin and across the country, so much seems to be dividing us, from political parties to institutional racism to generational differences to geography. In public health, we also see a gap between direct services and the policies, systems, and environments that profoundly impact our ability to deliver effective programs and engage in evidence-based as well as innovative practices to optimize health. Without addressing the broader structural and systemic barriers to health, we risk leaving opportunities on the table to better serve our local communities, our state, and beyond. By building bridges among ourselves as public health professionals and across our work at all levels and throughout all sectors that impact health, we will increase our capacity to create sustainable and systematic changes to further improve health outcomes now and for years to come.

Conference Objectives:
• Determine our role in changing policies at multiple levels to eliminate barriers and create opportunities for optimal health.
• Analyze how systems affect health and examine our role in fostering system changes to achieve health equity.
• Expand our role in advancing changes to the economic, social and physical environment to promote health.


Call for Posters - Share Your Program, Research or Project!

Submission deadline - April 12, 2019.

Submit your poster abstract for consideration today!


Member - $50 Pre-Conference Only/ $300 Full Conference/ $175 One-Day Conference Pass
Retired and Student Members - $25 Pre-Conference Only/ $125 Full Conference/ $75 One-Day Conference Pass
Non-Member - $100 Pre-Conference Only/ $450 Full Conference/ $325 One-Day Conference Pass

NEW THIS YEAR - Public Affairs Legislative Priority Sessions

The Joint WPHA-WALHDAB Public Affairs Committee is pleased to be offering a series of sessions at the 2019 Annual Conference to share more in-depth information on our new legislative priorities.  Each session will focus on one of our 2019-2020 priority areas.  These sessions will take the place of the previously held general town hall and will provide all with an opportunity to dive deeper into each specific priority area.  

Public Affairs Legislative Priority Session Objectives:

1. Describe the justification used to support making this public health issue one of WPHA and WALHDAB’s legislative priorities for the current legislative session.
2. Identify and connect with partners, organizations and individuals also working to advance this legislative priority.
3. Recognize how public health professionals can have a positive influence on moving this priority forward using the legislative skill learned in this session.

Exhibitor and Sponsor Registration Now Open

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Reserve Your Room Today!

Book early as the hotel is projecting to sell out! Rooms are available at the Glacier Canyon Lodge at the special group rate of $99 (State Per Diem Rate). To guarantee this rate, and to ensure a room will be available, reservations must be made by April 19, 2019. To make a reservation, please call 800-867-WILD. When making your reservation, tell the reservation agent that you are booking a room under WI Public Health Association - reservation #649971.

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