2017 Nevada Public Health Annual Conference
The statewide NPHA annual conference provides an opportunity for Nevada's public health professionals to gather together to discuss relevant public health issues, as well as a chance to network, meet, and stay connected with other professionals in Nevada. Continuing education credits are also available for several public health disciplines. The location of the NPHA annual conference alternates yearly between northern and southern Nevada, providing greater accessibility to participants.
The landscape of public health policy appears to be shifting with the new political climate. Potential changes to the Affordable Care Act, the Prevention and Public Health Fund, climate change policy, and new legislation in Nevada will have an impact on many of our public health programs. The annual NPHA conference provides a great opportunity to examine this changing policy landscape and promote discussion about improving public health outcomes in Nevada.
Who Should Attend
Health care providers, clinicians, educators, epidemiologists and other researchers, administrators and program staff, and students representing all sectors of the public health system, including government, academia, non-profit organizations, and private business.
The Nevada Public Health Association is now accepting abstracts for concurrent (breakout) presentations as well as our popular annual poster session. Abstracts are due no later than June 23, 2017. Abstracts must be submitted online. See the abstract submission page for more information.
Conference Sponsorship Opportunities
Raise the visibility of your organization, build and reinforce relationships, and support public health in Nevada by sponsoring the annual conference. We have a range of sponsorship levels to meet the needs of your organization. Each sponsorship level includes complimentary conference registration for 1-5 individuals (depending on level). Your sponsorship supports the mission of NPHA and allows us to keep conference registration costs low, encouraging the participation of students and others with limited funds for conferences and travel. Custom packages are available. For more information or customized sponsorship opportunities, please contact Melissa O'Brien at firstname.lastname@example.org or 775.784.1983.
Early registration (May 11 - August 14, 2017):
Late Registration (September 3 - September 28, 2017):
All registrants must be current NPHA members. An additional annual membership fee of $40 will be due if membership is not current. The student annual membership fee is $20. Individuals who register as students must present valid student ID at the conference.
Hotel rooms are available at the Whitney Peak Hotel for the nights Wednesday, September 27th and Thursday, September 28th at the group rate of $102 plus applicable taxes. Make your room reservations by September 7th to receive the group rate. Book your room online or by calling 775.398.5400. Use booking code NPHA92817.