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Upcoming Meetings

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Health Datapalooza, 2016 - May 8-11, 2016, Washington, DC. Registration for the 7th Annual meeting is available for live and archived webcast attendance.
  • HTAi 2016 Annual Meeting - (Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi) Canada)  - May 10-14th, 2016. Tokyo, Japan. The theme for the meeting is "Informing Health Care Decisions with Values and Evidence"
  • Rural Medical Education Conference - (National Rural Health Association (NRHA))  - May 10, 2016. Minneapolis, MN. Held in conjunction with NRHA's Annual Rural Health Conference.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 2016 NNPHI Annual Conference - (National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI))  - May 17-19, 2016. New Orleans, LA. This year's theme is "Meaningful Collaboration, Lasting Change: Bridging Sectors to Advance Population Health"
  • Bringing Public Health and Primary Care Together - May 22-24, 2016, Bethesda, MD. National Meeting content will be geared towards providing participants practical and actionable knowledge, tools and resources that demonstrate how to design, implement, manage and sustain successful collaborations.
  • 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.
  • 2016 Integrating Quality Meeting - (Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC))  - June 9-10, 2016. Chicago IL. An optional one-day pre-meeting workshop on June 8, 2016 begins the program. The meeting will be held from
  • 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.
  • 2016 Public Health Systems Research Interest Group Meeting - (AcademyHealth)  - June 25, 2016, Boston, MA. The 2016 Public Health Systems Research (PHSR) Interest Group (IG) Annual Meeting will take place before AcademyHealth's 2016 Annual Research Meeting (ARM). The PHSR IG Meeting offers researchers the opportunity to disseminate their findings and provides policymakers and practitioners with information to make sound decisions to improve public health policy and practice.
  • 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.
  • 12th Rural Quality and Clinical Conference - (National Rural Health Association (NRHA))  - July 13-15, 2016, Oakland, CA. The meeting is intended for quality improvement coordinators, performance improvement coordinators, rural clinicians, quality improvement organizations, and nurses working rural health care.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 5th European Conference on Mental Health - (Evipro)  - September 14-16, 2016, Prague, Czech Republic. The conference will include presentations related to mental health including the social determinants of mental health, human rights, and substance abuse problems.
  • Euro Nursing and Medicare Summit - (OMICS International )  - October 17-19, 2016, Rome, Italy. The conference aims to discover advances in health practice, management and education in relation to health disparities as well as a breadth of other topics.
  • APHA 2016 Annual Meeting - (American Public Health Association (APHA))  - October 29 - November 2, 2016, Denver, CO. APHA's 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo will bring together more than 12,000 colleagues from across the U.S. and around the world to network, educate and share experiences. The theme of the meeting is Creating the Healthiest Nation: Ensuring the Right to Health.
  • BIO International Convention - (Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO))  - Held in June of each year, the annual meeting represents research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. Locations vary.
  • American Institute of Architects Conference - (American Institute of Architects (AIA))  - May 18-21, 2016. Philadelphia, PA. Sessions in the meeting will include issues surrounding population health, built environment, disaster planning.
  • Policy Surveillance Summer Institute - (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF))  - June 9-10, 2016, Philadelphia, PA. The Policy Surveillance Program's 2016 Summer Institute will teach policy surveillance and legal mapping techniques during a two day intensive training. The training will provide both didactic and hands on lab training with software tools.

Calendars of Upcoming Events

  • AHRQ Research Conferences - (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ))  - Information on upcoming conferences and speaker presentations from past AHRQ conferences.
  • American Society for Information Science and Technology: Upcoming Conferences & Webinars - ASIS&T conferences attract members from virtually every profession. Lawyers, bankers, electronic and print publishers, government, business, librarians, engineers, social scientists, information managers, computer scientists, and many others are a part of ASIS&T, leading the information field to the next horizon. Also available is information on past conference and webinars.
  • CDC Conferences and Events - (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC))  - A calendar of the current year's conferences and events.
  • 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. Information on current and past events are available.
  • ECRI Events - Search for future and past events sponsored by ECRI.
  • 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.
  • Health Action Network - (Families USA)  - This page provides information on upcoming and past webinars and meetings.
  • ISPOR Scientific Meetings - (International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) US)  - The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) is the leading global scientific and education organization for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) and their use in decision making to improve health globally. ISPOR organizes three global conferences annually.
  • 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.
  • NNPHI Annual Conferences - (National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI))  - Information about the annual conference and webinars of U.S. public health institutes.
  • PCORI: Events - (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) US)  - A list of upcoming and past meetings and events
  • State Coverage Initiatives: Meetings - (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF))  - Meetings and webinars designed to assist state officials on current topics are listed. Listed are upcoming and past meetings.

Upcoming Webinars

  • Board of Governors Meeting - (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) US)  - Tuesday, February 23, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 01:30 pm EST. The webinar is open to public viewing, with no public comment period.
  • DataONE Webinar Series - One-hour Webinars on data science occur monthly at 9am (PT) on the second Tuesday of the month.
  • Going Beyond REaL Data Collection - (American Hospital Association (AHA))  - February 23, 2016, 12:00-1:00 PM EST. This webinar will discuss strategies and approaches implemented by hospitals and health care systems to collect the social determinants of health, with the understanding that this information will be critical for population health efforts of health plans, hospitals, and health centers nationwide.
  • Hiding in Plain Sight: Finding Patients with Undiagnosed Hypertension - (State University of New York, University at Albany, School of Public Health)  - February 18, 2016 from 9:00am - 10:00am EST. This webcast will introduce the importance of identifying patients with undiagnosed hypertension and how the use of electronic health records can assist health care professionals in identifying and managing patients in their practice whose high blood pressure (greater than 140/90 mmHg) has gone undiagnosed.

Ongoing and Past Meeting Information

  • AHRQ Research Conferences - (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ))  - Information on upcoming conferences and speaker presentations from past AHRQ conferences.
  • American Society for Information Science and Technology: Upcoming Conferences & Webinars - ASIS&T conferences attract members from virtually every profession. Lawyers, bankers, electronic and print publishers, government, business, librarians, engineers, social scientists, information managers, computer scientists, and many others are a part of ASIS&T, leading the information field to the next horizon. Also available is information on past conference and webinars.
  • 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.
  • CDC Conferences and Events - (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC))  - A calendar of the current year's conferences and events.
  • 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. Information on current and past events are available.
  • ECRI Events - Search for future and past events sponsored by ECRI.
  • 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.
  • Health Action Network - (Families USA)  - This page provides information on upcoming and past webinars and meetings.
  • 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.
  • NNPHI Annual Conferences - (National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI))  - Information about the annual conference and webinars of U.S. public health institutes.
  • PCORI: Events - (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) US)  - A list of upcoming and past meetings and events
  • State Coverage Initiatives: Meetings - (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF))  - Meetings and webinars designed to assist state officials on current topics are listed. Listed are upcoming and past meetings.