MPHA 2017 – Call for Abstracts and Early Bird RegistrationOpportunity Type: Public Health, Workforce Development
Location: Portland, ME
Opening Date: June 09, 2017
Closing Date: October 17, 2017
Contact Email: MPHA23@wildapricot.org
2017 MPHA Annual Conference
Health Equity: Can We Get There From Here?
Do you work to promote and protect public health in Maine? Then MPHA wants to hear from YOU! Please consider sharing your efforts in programming, policymaking, research, business, media, healthcare, and any other industries that touch health and reduce disparity in Maine. Examples of topics related to health equity may include food access, educational achievement, health insurance, medical care, geography, minority health, and many, many others! Abstracts are 300 words, and due by 5:00pm on Friday, July 7. We will confirm conference presenters by August 1. To learn more and to submit an abstract, please visit our Abstract Submission Site. Note: Please review the full application before submitting.
MPHA’s annual conference is the largest statewide meeting dedicated to public health, and we feature the latest science, policy and programming related to public health in Maine. We attract 300+ students and professionals with a shared interest to improve and promote public health – and we hope you will join us! Register early & save 20% off the regular admission price!
Mark Fenton is 2017 Keynote!
We are so excited to announce Mark Fenton will be our 2017 keynote speaker! Mark is a national public health, planning, and transportation consultant, adjunct associate professor at Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, and former host of the “America’s Walking” series on PBS television.
Mark’s talk is titled: Chronic Disease & Environmental Design: A 21st Century Health Equity Challenge
We are also excited to announce two panel discussions with Maine funders and Maine policymakers!
- Maine Funders Panel – Hear from Maine funders about their priorities, challenges, and opportunities!
- Substance Use Policymaking Panel – Interactive discussion with Maine legislators about policymaking related to substance use.
Interested in sponsoring our annual conference?
We have several new and continuing opportunities for sponsorship! Please check out our 2017 Sponsorship Prospectus.
Interested in exhibiting?
We hope to see you in October!
Where: University of Southern Maine, Abromson Center, Portland Campus
When: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 from 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM