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Federal Agencies

  • AHRQ Research Conferences - (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ))  - Information on upcoming conferences and speaker presentations from past AHRQ conferences.
  • AHRQ's Annual Conference - (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ))  - This website contains presentations from AHRQ conferences, beginning in 2007.
  • Events from CMS - (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS))  - Upcoming events from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Also available are links to older events that may be replayed.
  • Medicine: Mind the Gap Series - (National Institutes of Health (NIH))  - This seminar series examine issues that surround the areas of research, evidence, and clinical practice. The seminars are available in person at the NIH in Bethesda, MD or via free webcast.
  • Medpac Public Meetings - The Commission meets publicly in Washington, DC to discuss Medicare issues and policy questions and to develop and approve its reports and recommendations to the Congress. All meetings are held at the Ronald Reagan Building, The International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC.
  • NCI Calendar of Scientific Meetings - (National Cancer Institute, NIH (NCI))  - NCI meetings and conferences can be found in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Calendar of Events (Yellow Sheet).
  • NEHA 2016 AEC and HUD Healthy Homes Conference - (National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development)  - This joint conference will be held in San Antonio, Texas from June 13-16, 2016. The conference is the nexus for environmental health training, education, networking, and advancement. It is the event environmental health professionals attend to acquire practical and real-world information and expertise. It is the event from which environmental health professionals leave, trained, motivated, inspired, and empowered to further advance their organizations and themselves.

Associations and Organizations

  • 2016 Association for Community Health Improvement Annual Conference - (National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI))  - This conference, designed to assist public health institutes connections with non-profit hospital representatives engaging in Community Health Needs Assessments and population health improvement, will be held March 1 - March 3, 2016 in Baltimore MD.
  • AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting - (AcademyHealth)  - June 26-28, 2016, Boston, MA. Forum for health services research, where attendees gather to discuss health policy implications, sharpen research methods, and network with colleagues from around the world.
  • AMCHP 2016 Annual Conference - (Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP))  - January 23-26, 2016, Washington, DC. The theme for the 2016 conference is The Future is Now: Integrating MCH Transformations.
  • Annual PHSSR Keeneland Conference - (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), University of Kentucky College of Public Health)  - An annual conference sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the University of Kentucky Center for Public Health Systems and Services Research, and the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health at the University of Arkansas. The goal of the conference is to connect public health researchers, practitioners and policymakers and provide a forum for researchers to exchange ideas about new areas of interest, encourage new entrants to the discipline and develop new data sources and methods.
  • Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Health Behavior - (American Academy of Health Behavior (AAHB))  - February 21-24, 2016, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. The theme of the meeting is "Using the Past to Propel the Future" to recognize the important influence of historical context on the beginnings and evolution of the health behavior change field with an emphasis on future directions and innovations.
  • Annual Worldwide Nursing Conference (WNC 2016) - (Global Science and Technology Forum (GSTF))  - July 18-19, 2016, Singapore. This conference aims to explore advances in nursing practice, management, and education in relation to health disparities as well as a breadth of other topics.
  • BIO International Convention - (Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO))  - The annual meeting of the organization which represents research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products.
  • CHP/PCOR Calendar of Events - (Stanford University)  - This series of seminars and lectures on health policy and health-services research topics are generally free and open to the public.
  • Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) Conference - (Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH))  - May 11-14, 2016, New Orleans, LA. This conference will provide participants with a deepened understanding of how partnerships can transform people, communities, institutions, policies and systems.
  • Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Conference - (Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE))  - June 19-23, 2016, Anchorage, AK. This conference connects public health epidemiologists from across the country and will include workshops, plenary sessions with leaders in the field of public health, oral breakout sessions, roundtable discussions, and poster presentations.
  • DataONE Webinar Series - One-hour Webinars on data science occur monthly at 9am (PT) on the second Tuesday of the month.
  • Health Action Network - (Families USA)  - This page provides information on upcoming webinars and meetings.
  • Health Datapalooza, 2016 - The 7th annual meeting will be held on May 8-11, 2016 in Washington, DC. Registration for live and archived webcast attendance is also available.
  • HTAi 2016 Annual Meeting - (Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi) Canada)  - The meeting will be held May 10th to 14th, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan
  • Implementing Systems-Level Change for Health Equity: A Partnership Summit - (Health Equity Initiative (HEI))  - Held in New York City on Thursday, February 25-Friday, February 26, 2016, this first-of-its-kind event aims to offer professionals, community leaders, and students across sectors and disciplines a forum to address the systemic barriers that contribute to health inequity and to exchange ideas focused on building and sustaining a global community that works to advance health equity.
  • International Conference on Food Microbiology - (OMICS International )  - August 8-10, 2016, Birmingham, UK. Food Microbiology 2016 will focus on increasing challenges and complexity posed by diverse aspects of food microbiology, ranging from international and local/regional issues in food safety and food hygiene to food biotechnology.
  • International Conference on Urban Health - (New York Academy of Medicine)  - The meeting will be held on April 1 - 4, 2016 in San Francisco, CA. The first two days will be a Symposium on Geography and Urban Health; the final days will be the International Conference on Urban Health: Place and Health.
  • International Jerusalem Conference on Health Policy - (Israel National Institute for Health Policy Research)  - May 23-25, 2016, Jerusalem, Israel. The 6th Jerusalem International Conference on Health Policy: "Health policy: from local experience to global patterns and back again" provides a platform for exchanging ideas and for learning about and exploring the dynamic evolution of health policy worldwide, acknowledging its complex, uncertain and interactive nature.
  • MLA 2016 Annual Meeting: Mosaic/Mosaïque - (Medical Library Association (MLA))  - May 13-18, 2016, Toronto, Canada. Joint meeting of the Medical Library Association (MLA), the Canadian Health Libraries Association/Association des bibliothèques de la santé du Canada (CHLA/ABSC), and the International Clinical Librarian Conference (ICLC).
  • NACCHO Annual Conference - (National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO))  - July 19-21, 2016 Phoenix, AZ. Opportunity for local health department workers, partners, funders, and individuals interested in local public health to share the latest research, network, share ideas, and test their assumptions on issues/topics that specifically address the needs and concerns of local health officials and local health departments.
  • National Health Policy Conference - (AcademyHealth)  - February 1-2, 2016, Washington, DC. This conference will provide an in-depth perspective on the nation's health policy agenda.
  • National Summit on Data Analysis for Healthcare - (Strategy Institute)  - December 1-2, 2015, Toronto, ON, Canada. Join clinicians, data scientists, and government officials in discussing common challenges to the quality, management and secure warehousing of data.
  • NNPHI Annual Conferences - (National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI))  - Information about the annual conference of U.S. public health institutes.
  • Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity - (Center on Disability Studies, University of Hawaii)  - April 25-26, 2016. Honolulu, HI. The conference encourages and respects voices from diverse perspective across numerous areas, including: voices from persons representing all disability areas; experiences of family members and supporters across all disability and diversity areas; responsiveness to diverse cultural and language differences; evidence of researchers and academics studying diversity and disability; stories of persons providing powerful lessons; examples of program providers, and; action plans to meet human and social needs in a globalized world.
  • PCORI: Upcoming Events - (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) US)  - A list of upcoming meetings and events
  • Population Health Web Summit - Registration is open for this fee-based webinar, being held Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 from 10am-11:30am (PT)
  • Preventive Medicine 2016 - February 24-27, 2016, Washington, DC. Annual meeting of the American College of Preventive Medicine for professionals in disease prevention and health promotion.
  • Privacy & Security Forum - (Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) USA)  - The meeting will be held December 1-3, 2015 in Boston, MA.
  • Public Health Informatics Conference - (National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO))  - August 21-24, 2016, Atlanta, GA. The Public Health Informatics Conference provides a forum for new and seasoned public health, healthcare, and information technology professionals to exchange experiences, ideas, and strategies about public health informatics that are paramount to the advancement of public health practice and health equity.
  • Revenue Cycle Solutions Summit - (Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) USA)  - The meeting will be held December 7-8, 2015 in Atlanta GA.
  • SOPHE 2016 Annual Meeting - (Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE))  - March 30 - April 1, 2016, Charlotte, NC. This scientific conference will expand the knowledge capital and skills of the health promotion workforce, one of the most powerful and promising investments for effective research and practice in 2016 and beyond.
  • Stakeholder Symposium - (AcademyHealth)  - This is a series of day-long meetings, that were held in conjunction with the AcademyHealth Annual meeting from 2011-2014.
  • Webinars - (Health Data Consortium (HDC))  - Access to upcoming and past webinars.