2017 Annual Conference & Meeting
Registrations made April 17 & later will not be in the participant list.
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2017 Minnesota Public Health Association Annual Conference
April 19 - 20, 2017
The Commons Hotel, 615 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Moving Health Equity Forward
Critical Conversations and Bold Action
The 2017 Minnesota Public Health Association (MPHA) conference will highlight progress being made across the state to advance health equity. The breakout session themes include implementation of local and state strategies to advance health equity, cross-sector and cross-cultural partnership as well as community engagement and evidence-based practices in behavioral health and chronic disease. Critical conversations and opportunities for action planning are embedded throughout the two-day event.
Share details of how Minnesota is addressing social determinants that support health.
Describe positive changes in health outcomes related to health equity.
Adapt strategies to advance health equity at the individual, organizational or community level.
Participate where further effort is needed.
All stakeholders interested in improving the health of Minnesota communities.
615 University Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
The MPHA conference will be held on the second floor of the hotel. Upon entering the hotel, take the escalator, steps, or elevator to the 2nd floor, to check in at the MPHA registration tables.
A private nursing mothers room is also available on the second floor.
Click HERE for driving and light rail directions to The Commons Hotel.
Parking: The closest parking ramp is the University of Minnesota Washington Avenue ramp. In the event it is full, the University ramp is the next closest. Unfortunately, MPHA is unable to offer discounted parking. Click HERE for parking ramp rates.
The Commons Hotel is conveniently located on the Metro Light Rail - Green Line.
Registration: Please note, registrations made April 17 & later will not be in the participant list.
Scholarships: * New this year*
Individual/Retiree: $100 MPHA Member; $175 Non-Member
Student/Community Health Worker: $25 Member; $55 Non-Member
Not a MPHA member yet? Online registration allows for annual conference + annual membership at the member-rate.
MPHA is committed to ensuring that conference participants from priority populations, people of color and American Indians, LGBTQ communities and others attend and participate in our annual conference. We have scholarships for registration and membership, for those that identify themselves with one of these priority populations, or for those that have a special interest in advancing healthy equity in any one of these populations. In addition, a limited number of scholarships are available through a lottery to support attendees traveling 100 + miles to attend the conference, or, who work for an agency with a general operating budget of less than $50,000.
To apply for a scholarship, please note your interest by emailing email@example.com by April 14. You will be notified if your registration fee will be waived approximately one week prior to the event.
- The Commons Hotel (conference site), (612) 379-8888. $179/room plus tax
- Hampton Inn & Suites Minneapolis University Area, 2812 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, (612) 259-8797. $134/room plus tax
Continuing Education Credits:
Application for CHES (entry-level)/MCHES (advanced-level) Category I continuing education contract hours (CECH) is being made to the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing Inc. (NCHEC). Application to the National Board of Public Health Examiners is also being made for Certified in Public Health (CPH) credits. Eight contact hours are available for nurses.
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