National Immunization Conference (NIC) will be held September 29-30, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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National Immunization Conference (NIC)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced that the National Immunization Conference (NIC) will be held September 29-30, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Mark your calendars now–this exciting meeting will bring together local, state, federal and private-sector immunization partners to look at a wide range of issues related to immunization and vaccine-preventable disease.  The NIC offers the opportunity to meet immunization experts and practitioners from throughout the nation and beyond, and to talk with them about what they are doing, what is working, and what may be in the planning stages.

The conference this year will be smaller in scale than previous NIC meetings, with conference attendance limited to approximately 800 people, so early registration is strongly encouraged.  The two-day conference will highlight communications with partners and the general public, issues related to the immunization of adults, current status of vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States, global immunization, HPV vaccine communication, science and safety, advances in information technology, improving vaccine management and accountability, and quality improvement in vaccine programs.  This is a great opportunity to spread the word about what we are doing in California!

For more on the 2014 NIC

http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/events/nic/index.html

For registration and lodging information

Draft conference agenda

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Nevada Health Conference, set for Oct. 20-22 in Reno, Nevada

Planning for the 2014 Nevada Health Conference, set for Oct. 20-22 in Reno, Nevada, is well underway and we are seeking dynamic speakers to make this year’s conference shine. This year’s integrative conference will highlight the importance of addressing health disparities, barriers and challenges that continue to exist across the lifespan through the “Keeping Our Children, Families and Communities Healthy” theme.

Questions: contact Immunize Nevada at 775-624-7115or

email: [email protected].

For additional information about the 2014 Nevada Health Conference, visit us online.

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National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) – Clinical Vaccinology Course – November 7-9, 2014 – Houston, TX

Clinical Vaccinology Course

November 7-9, 2014

Houston, TX

This 2 1/2 day course focuses on new developments and issues related to the use of vaccines. Expert faculty will provide the latest information on both current and prospective vaccines, updated recommendations for vaccinations across the lifespan, and innovative and practical strategies for ensuring timely and appropriate vaccination.

The course is specifically designed for physicians (family, infectious disease specialists, internists, and pediatricians), nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, public health professionals, vaccine program administrators, and other healthcare professionals interested in clinical aspects of vaccine delivery.

Visit http://www.cvent.com/d/g4q007?refid=vic for more information and to register.

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