2019 Schedule

We look forward to seeing everyone at the conference! Schedule coming soon.

2019 Call For Presentations

Submit your presentation here.

The Colorado Public Health Association invites you to join us for our annual Public Health in the Rockies Conference on August 27 through August 30. This year’s event will take place at the Keystone Conference Center in Keystone, Colorado.

The Public Health in the Rockies (PHiR) conference brings together community members, academia, state/local government and nonprofit organizations that share a goal of achieving health equity.

The 2019 theme is Data Connections Between Behavioral Health and Public Health: Creating a Culture of Equity. This year the Culture of Data is seeking submissions related to the data collection, analysis, dissemination, utilization and integration of behavioral health data to achieve health equity. Abstracts should focus on the areas of , promotion, prevention, treatment and recovery in substance use and mental health, paying close attention to the social determinants of health.

CPHA defines “Health Equity” to be the active assurance that everyone is afforded the opportunities essential to attaining their highest level of health.

The planning committee invites abstract submissions from a person or organization wishing to present a:

● Program/Research “Showcase” Session (30 minutes) *

● Program/Research “Showcase” Session (1 hour)

● Skill building Session (2 hours)

● Poster Session

● Breakfast Roundtable Session **

*Space limited
**New this year

Please submit your proposal by Friday, March 29, 2019 at 5pm MT for consideration. The committee will convene and have acceptance letters out in the middle of March 2019.

If you have any questions, please reach out to info@coloradopublichealth.org.

The 2019 Conference will highlight the ongoing importance of promoting health equity, and aims to:

● Encourage innovation and outside the box thinking to transform communication, practice, and policies

● Foster common ground with non-traditional partners and build new collaboration opportunities

● Use advocacy and activism to develop a unified voice for public health, health equity, and social justice

● Celebrate the power of community engagement and participation and highlight our accomplishments in this area

● Facilitate more expansive, inclusive, and relevant leadership and professional development training

Submit your presentation here.