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Canadian Public Health Association

Overview

28-31 May, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, Montreal, QC

We are pleased to announce the Call for Submissions for Public Health 2018.  We invite submissions that facilitate the exchange and dissemination of innovative public health research, policies and practices. The scientific program will include oral and poster presentations, symposiums and workshops. Deadline for submissions is Tuesday 5 December.

Public Health 2018 is the national forum where public health professionals, researchers, policy-makers, academics, students and trainees come together to strengthen efforts to improve health and well-being, to share the latest research and information, to promote best practices and to advocate for public health issues and policies grounded in research.

Important Dates

  • Call for submissions launches: 24 October 2017
  • Submission deadline: 5 December 2017
  • Submitters are notified of result: 31 January 2018
  • Registration launches: 21 February 2018
  • Conference: Monday 28 May to Thursday 31 May 2018

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Who Should Attend

Anyone who is interested in improving the health and well-being of the entire population should be attending this conference. Public Health 2018 is the meeting place for a wide range of disciplines and sectors, at various career stages, all striving for a common goal. The conference may be of particular interest to: academics and researchers; students/trainees; policy-makers, administrators and managers; health promotion workers; front-line public health workers; media; people working in urban, rural, remote and small communities and anyone with an interest in public health.

Program

Starting a year in advance, the Steering and Scientific Committees oversee the development of the scientific and social program. The Steering Committee develops conference objectives and learning objectives that shape the entire program through a range of session types, including:

  • Plenary Sessions, planned by the Steering Committee, are keynote addresses or panel discussions that take place over the course of the conference on topics that appeal to all delegates;
  • Collaborator Sessions, planned by each collaborating organization, align with the overall conference objectives and each organizational mandate;
  • Workshops and Symposia, chosen by the Scientific Committee based on the open call for submissions and the results of the peer review process, provide delegates with concrete skills and insights on various topics; 
  • Oral presentations, selected based on the results of the open call process, are 12 minutes in length followed by a 3-minute discussion period. They are presented in groups of five based on key words; and
  • Poster presentations, selected based on the results of the open call process, are displayed throughout the conference and are the focus of a special poster and networking reception.

Sponsors

Public Health Pathfinder

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Public Health Supporter

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