"Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now"

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APHA's Annual Meeting and Expo is the largest annual gathering of public health professionals. More than 12,000 people attend, and thousands of new abstracts are presented each year, making APHA 2018 the most influential meeting in public health. Prepare for the meeting by learning specific information for presenters and attendees.

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APHA's 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo, Nov. 10-14
Theme: "
Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now"
San Diego Convention Center, 111 W Harbor Dr. San Diego, CA 92101
Check out the Online Program.

Featured Speakers

Ai-Jen Poo, David Richards, Linda Blount, Michael Liu, Melissa Harris-Perry, Cynthia Lamberth 

APHA's Opening, Monday, Closing and Special Sessions unite speakers from all over the world. Plan to attend the opening session early to enjoy a musical performance by the Harmony Project. Learn more about key events to look forward to on the Schedule at a Glance


APHA Live offers the opportunity to view 14 special sessions live and on-demand and earn up to 19 CE credits no matter where you are. Purchase now!

Download the APHA 2018  Mobile App

Easily access all meeting information in one place. The APHA 2018 mobile app is the best tool for building and managing your schedule, connecting with attendees and presenters and learning all the meeting has to offer. Check out the app's newest features and tutorials.

Vote for Your Favorite Video

Get an idea of who will be exhibiting at APHA 2018. Vote for your favorite submissions in the Exhibitor Video Contest. Add your favorite exhibitor to the top of your list to visit in San Diego.

Be a Part of APHA 2018

It's not too late to exhibit or sponsor! We still have lots of opportunities for your organization to become an integral part of the Public Health Expo and meeting. Show your commitment to public health, the attendee experience and our meeting with a sponsorship campaign!

Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about the Annual Meeting? View our FAQ page or contact us.

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