2021 NCPHA Fall Educational Conference

The NCPHA Fall Educational Conference gathers public health professionals at every level from students to mid-career professionals to retired experts from around the state to exchange information and create a healthier North Carolina through effective public health practice and engaged citizens.  Dedicated public health professionals who want to connect with peers, pick up new ideas and gain skills to bring back to their workplace or community are encouraged to attend.  


New dates:  April 27-29, 2022


Crowne Plaza Hotel and Golf Resort, Asheville 

Theme:  Connectedness and Equity:  Public Health Creates a Healthier North Carolina


Registration has closed but walk-ons will be accepted at the conference.   

Conference Walk-on Registration Rates:

Full Conference - Member:  $225
Full-Conference - Non-Member:  $270
Full Conference - Student:  $50
One-Day - Member:  $180
One-Day - Non-Member:  $230
One-Day - Student:  $30


Proof of full COVID vaccination will be required at the conference. Vaccine cards (or a photo of one) will be required at registration.  At this point full vaccination is defined as two shots for Pfizer or Moderna, or one of J&J.  If the CDC changes the status or full vaccination, we will follow their suit.

In order to expediate check-in at the conference, you do have the option of uploading an image of your vaccine card (front and back) on the registration form. 



 Final Agenda - Includes information on CEU and CHES credits)


Wednesday Morning Speakers

NCDHHS Secretary, Kody Kinsley   APHA President, Kaye Bender



 Friday Morning Speaker

Wood Lecturer
Lisa Bowleg, PhD,  Professor, Applied Social Psychology, Director DC CFAR Social and Behavioral Sciences Core,
George Washington University


 Hotel Information 

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Healthy Hilly Hike for the NCPHA Scholarship Fund

We're happy to offer the Healthy Hilly Hike again this year to benefit the NCPHA Scholarship Fund.  The hike will take place at 5:30 on Wednesday, April 27.  We'll meet in the lobby of the Crowne Plaza and do a 1-mike hike around the hotel property.  We will be accepting walk-on registration at $20/person.   



Thanks to our Sponsors!





















 No cancellations after April 15.  Substitutions are welcome.