PHAN Annual Conference

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2011 PHAN Annual Conference
October 13 and 14, 2011
Midtown Holiday Inn
Grand Island, NE
308-384-1330
Public Health: Touching Every Life, Linking Every Community
The purpose of this conference is to provide public health professionals with the information, skills, and resources to advocate for opportunities
to improve public health in their communities.
For conference questions and information contact:
Shirley Terry, Conference Coordinator
402-441-6297 (phone)
402-441-6219 (fax)
Conference Proposals
The Public Health Association of Nebraska (PHAN) is accepting proposals for concurrent and workshop sessions for the 2011 Annual PHAN Conference. Proposal applications are due May 6, 2011 at 5:00 P.M. CT All entries MUST be submitted via e-mail. PHAN cannot guarantee that proposals submitted after that date will be considered.
The “Proposal Information Sheet” provides information on the session proposal process. The “Proposal Application” is the fill-in form that will be emailed to sterry@lincoln.ne.gov by May 6 at 5:00 P.M. CT.
Agenda and Registration
Anticipated to be available around the early part of June.
Your organization is invited to be a Sponsor of the Public Health Association of Nebraska Annual Conference. Sponsors are invited to contribute at different levels. Your contribution will help us maintain a high quality of speakers at our conferences. Sponsors will be named in conference materials. If you prefer, you can specify sponsoring a speaker, break, meal or the reception.
Would you like to be a Conference Exhibitor? Each year we schedule registration and breaks in the Exhibit area so conference participants can visit the Exhibit Booths. The deadline to apply as an Exhibitor is September 23, 2011.
Do you know an outstanding public health student, practitioner or advocate? Perhaps you know an individual, agency, organization or business contributing to the development of good public health practice in Nebraska. If so, PHAN is asking you to submit nomination(s) for the following award program categories.
Jim Dills Distinguished Public Health Service Award
Outstanding Student of Public Health Award
PHAN Lifetime Membership Award
PHAN Service Award
Deadline for entry is September 23, 2011
The Public Health Association of Nebraska is soliciting entries for a Poster Session, to be held at PHAN’s Annual Conference in Kearney on October 13 and 14. Poster themes must address important public health issues that reflect the 2011 conference theme. Preference will be given to research projects that reflect data related to public health.
Deadline for entry is September 23, 2011
The Public Health Association of Nebraska is pleased to announce a scholarship opportunity for student members interested in furthering their education in preparation for a career in public health. One $500 scholarship will be awarded at the PHAN Annual Conference in Grand Island to a student in a public health-related field. Deadline for entry is September 23, 2011
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PHAN Section Meetings – TBA
Student Section
Emergency Response Coordinator Section
Public Health Education Section
Public Health Nursing Section
Local Health Directors Section
State Association of Local Boards of Health (SALBOH)
Conference Details -
PHAN:
The Public Health Association of Nebraska (PHAN) exists to protect and promote personal, community and environmental health throughout a variety of public health networks.
PHAN exercises leadership in public health policy development and advocacy, provides a forum for the discussion of emerging public health issues, and enhances the professional growth of members and other public health professionals across the state.
CONFERENCE OBJECTIVE:
The purpose of this conference is to provide public health professionals with the information, skills, and resources to advocate for opportunities to improve public health in their communities.
ACCOMODATIONS:
To be announced
ACCESSIBILITY
In keeping with the Americans with Disabilities Act, PHAN will make every effort to accommodate participants with special needs. Please contact us with your specific needs.
CONTINUING EDUCATION
An application will be summitted to an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation for nursing contact hours.
CANCELLATIONS
Conference cancellations will be honored with a full refund through October 7, 2011. After that time we will not be able to issue refunds but we will accept substitutions.
QUESTIONS / INFORMATION
For more information or questions, contact
Shirley Terry Conference Coordinator at sterry@lincoln.ne.gov . 402-441-6297 (ph) – 402-441-6219 (fax)
or Rita Parris PHAN Executive Director at PublicHealthNe@cs.com 402-483-1039 (ph) – 402-483-0570 (fax)

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