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WPHA Public Health in Practice Conference
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8/6/2019 to 8/7/2019
When: Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Where: Holiday Inn Convention Center - Stevens Point
1001 Amber Ave
Stevens Point, Wisconsin  54482
United States
Contact: WPHA Office

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The Public Health in Practice Conference theme is “Better Together: Workforce Evolution.” 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.  Click here for full conference program.  

Conference Objectives:

  • 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.
  • Describe projects that involve collaborations with a broad array of allies- including those at the neighborhood level and the non-health sectors.
  • Develop a personal strategic plan using a holistic approach to strengthen individual talents to enrich public health professional practice.

Keynote details will continue to be added!  Click here to learn more about our opening keynote presentation!

Lodging Details 
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 ensure a room will be available, reservations must be made by July 1, 2019. To make reservations, please call 715-344-0200. When making your reservation, tell the reservation agent that you are booking a room under WI Public Health Association.

Call for Posters

Present Your Work at the Public Health in Practice Conference - Poster Submissions Being Accepted until July 18th!
Consider presenting your work at the Public Health in Practice Conference. Posters will be on display during breakfast and and all breaks on Wednesday, August 7. Poster presentations will be accepted until July 18, 2019. All posters will be accepted based as long as space is available. 

Submit your poster for consideration today!

Registration Rates:

Early Bird Rates                      Registration Rate

(before July 12)

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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