We would like to thank everyone for participating in the poll regarding preferred days for the Annual Meeting. The results showed that Thursday and Friday is convenient for most people, so we will continue to do it on those days. We would also like to announce that the Pre-Conference, will now take place on Wednesday before the Annual Meeting. 

Please save the dates and join us for a leading edge public health conference on Thursday, April 19th and Friday, April 20th, 2018, with a pre-conference workshop on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 18th!

Our 68th 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 “Planning for the Future of Public Health”

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.


       

           Registration

Online registration will open in January 2018.

        

Call for Abstracts

Our call for abstracts is now open! Download the information here. Abstracts must be submitted online by 11:59 PM on November 30, 2017.

    

Student Poster Contest

A call for student posters will be released in January 2018.


Continuing Education

The 2018 Annual Meeting will offer continuing education hours for CHES entry-level credits, MCHES advanced level credits and CPH credits. Full credits 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 info@nyspha.org
        • Cancellations received on or before April 13, 2018 will be refunded less a $10 administrative fee.  Cancellations received April 14, 2018 or later are not refundable.  Space at each event is limited. No-shows will be charged the full registration fee.
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            Registration/Payment

    Online registration will open in January 2018.  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 info@nyspha.org to let us know. We will  mark your account accordingly so your registration is confirmed.


      Conference Rates

        Early rate (register by 1/31/18) - NYSPHA Members:   $130

       Early rate (register by 1/31/18) - Non-Members:   $165

        NYSPHA Members (after 1/31/18): $150

        Non-members (after 1/31/18): $185

         NYSPHA Student Members: $75

         Student Non-members: $90

        Rates above are for the conference. The registration form also includes the option of adding the pre-conference workshop on April 18th (1:30 PM - 4:00 PM). Pre-conference rates are: 

          Pre-conference workshop member rate:  $65

            Pre-conference workshop non-member rate:  $80

      


        Hotel Information

    All events will take place at the Gideon Putnam Resort in Saratoga Springs, NY. A block of rooms has been reserved for Wednesday, April 19, 2018 and Thursday, April 20, 2018. We have negotiated a significantly lower fee for your stay at this resort.

    The Gideon Putnam is offering the per diem rate of $124/night and the daily resort fee is waived for those booking under under block. The Gideon Putnam is a historic hotel located within the Saratoga Spa State Park, surrounded by trees and peacefulness with many walking trails available. The resort offers a full-service spa and is a short distance from downtown Saratoga.

    Reservations may be made by calling the resort directly at (866) 746-1077. Please use the event name NYSPHA Annual Meeting to book your room.


    Important Information

    Travel Information- The Gideon Putnam is located in Saratoga Springs at 24 Gideon Putnam Road, Saratoga Springs, NY. Click here for a variety of travel routes and options including by plane, car, train or bus to Saratoga, NY.

     

    Hotel Parking- Parking is free at The Gideon Putnam.

     

    Food & Beverage- Lunch and coffee breaks are included with your Annual Meeting registration fee. The Gideon Putnam 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 17th. 

     

    Exhibit- Become an Exhibitor at the 2018 Annual Meeting. Email jennifer@nyspha.org for more information or click here to download a sponsor/exhibitor packet.

     

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

    Tel:  (518) 427-5835  Email:  info@nyspha.org


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