Please join us for a leading edge public health conference on Thursday, May 2nd and Friday, May 3rd, 2019, with a pre-conference workshop on the afternoon of Wednesday, May 1st!

Our 69th Annual Meeting & Conference will offer scientific sessions in a variety of formats including large plenary sessions and smaller concurrent sessions. Sessions will focus on issues and topics relevant to this year’s theme of “Public Health 3.0: Innovating and Transforming.”

This conference is designed for public health educators, academic staff, county health officials and employees, students, medical and dental practitioners, state health employees and others in the field of public health, education and medical care.  We welcome all individuals and organizations who share a common interest of promoting and protecting the public’s health.



Online registration is now open for sponsors and exhibitors HERE.

Click HERE for our Sponsor Prospectus

Registration for participants will open on January 2nd. 


Call for Abstracts

Abstracts are under review. Authors will be notified beginning January 11th of their acceptance status and may also login to                the abstract submission site to view reviewer comments and status. 


Student Poster Contest

A call for student posters will be released in February of 2019.

Student posters will be presented at the Annual Meeting. NYSPHA members will have the opportunity to vote for a "Member's Choice Award" for best poster! See program for details. Find more information HERE.

Continuing Education

The 2019 Annual Meeting will offer continuing education hours for CHES entry-level credits, MCHES advanced level credits and CPH credits. Full credits (11) are based on attendance at both the pre-conference workshop and annual meeting. Partial credits are available for individual events. Please indicate on your registration form if you will be seeking CHES (and add your CHES number for easy tracking) or CPH credits. These credits are being offered free of charge with your paid registration. 


        Transfer/Cancellation Policy

    • If you register for the  Annual Meeting and cannot attend, you may transfer your registration to another person. All transfer/cancellation requests must be submitted in writing and received by NYSPHA no later than April 13, 2018. Please submit your request via email to
    • Cancellations received on or before April 19, 2019 will be refunded less a $10 administrative fee.
  • Cancellations received April 20, 2019 or later are not refundable.  Space at each event is limited. No-shows will be charged the full registration fee.


    Online registration is open for sponsors and exhibitors.  Conference registrations may be completed online and paid online via credit card or PayPal. You may also complete your payment offline via check or purchase order by registering online, printing your confirmation form and mailing it with payment to:  
    NYSPHA PO Box 38127 Albany, NY 12203  
    If your company requires payment be made after an event or if you plan to pay on-site, please send an email to to let us know. We will  mark your account accordingly so your registration is confirmed.

      Conference Rates

        Early Bird NYSPHA Members ( Jan. 2- Feb.11): $150

        NYSPHA Members (after 2/12/19): $170

        Early Bird Non-members( Jan. 2- Feb.11): $185

        General Non-members (after 2/12/19): $205

        NYSPHA Student Members: $75

        Student (full-time graduate or undergraduate) Non-members: $90

        Student Poster Presenter Day 2: $45 (Day of presentation is free with registration code)

        Presenters are free with registration code

    Rates above are for the conference only. The registration form also includes the option of adding the pre-conference workshop on May 1st (1:30 PM - 5:00 PM). Pre-conference rate is $80. 


        Hotel Information

    All events will take place at Greek Peaks Resorts in Cortland, NY.  A block of rooms has been reserved for Tuesday, April 30th, Wednesday, May 1 and Thursday, May 2, 2019. We have negotiated the rate of $109/night for those booking under block. Please call the hotel directly to reserve your room under the "NYSPHA Annual Meeting" block or visit their website 

    Important Information

    Address & Contact-

    2000 New York 392 

    Cortland, NY 13045

    Phone: (800) 955-2754

    Travel Information:

    Bus Station- 60 Central Ave (Trailways & Greyhound)

    Train Station- Syracuse Amtrak Station (44 m)

    Airport- Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport (25 m)

    Hotel Parking- Parking is free.

    Food & Beverage- Lunch and coffee breaks are included with your Annual Meeting registration fee. The chef has designed a menu to meet the “Healthy Meeting Guidelines” recommended by the New York State Department of Health. Gluten-free options will also be available. 

    Conference Attire- Business-casual attire is suited for this event. Please keep in mind that meeting room temperatures vary. You may want to bring a jacket or sweater to all sessions.

    Payment Information- Registration fees may be paid via credit card (via PayPal) online only or offline via check or purchase order. Registration on-site is available but we highly recommend you complete the registration form online to secure your spot. Online registration will close on April 16th. 

    Exhibit- Become an Exhibitor at the 2019 Annual Meeting. Email for more information or click here to download a sponsor/exhibitor packet.

          Consent to Use of Photographic Images: Registration and attendance at, or participation in, NYSPHA meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registration to NYSPHA's use and distribution (now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee's images or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audio tapes of such events activities. Unless you inform NYSPHA that you object, permission is assumed. 

    Event and Registration Questions- Contact us with any questions by phone or email:

    Tel:  (518) 427-5835  Email:

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