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Program and Activities

APHA 2024 Annual Meeting & Expo, Minneapolis, Oct. 27-30

There’s no substitute for the in-person event experience, and the APHA 2024 program offers ample educational and networking opportunities to engage, collaborate and grow to meet your professional goals!

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Highlighted Events

Key Sessions and Speakers
APHA curates an educational program that explores timely and relevant topics featuring key public health thought leaders.

Public Health Expo
Your time at the Annual Meeting isn’t complete until you visit the Public Health Expo, home to hundreds of exhibitors. You’ll also find the Wellness Lounge, APHA Central, APHA Press, APHA Public Health CareerMart, poster sessions and additional educational opportunities.

APHA's Partner Symposium
Hear the latest research from APHA’s partners and sponsors.

Public Health Awards Ceremony and Reception
APHA will honors those who exemplify professionalism and dedication to the field of public health on Monday, Oct. 28 from 12:30-2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased during the registration process or can be added by logging back in to your registration record.

APHA TV airs a wide range of public health discussions from the Annual Meeting. Hear from professionals, advocates and leaders, each giving their unique perspective and message. 

Coffee Talks
Join APHA Member Sections and Affiliates for informal conversations during the meeting.

Emerging Scholars Theater
The Emerging Scholars Theater showcases APHA student members’ cutting-edge research in an oral presentation format.

Ignition Stage
The Ignition Stage is an intimate setting where learning is in the spotlight. The stage will showcase speakers who ignite attendees’ ideas, launch their skills and inspire change through short, interactive presentations.

Learning Institutes
Earn additional CE credits by attending Learning Institutes. These half-, full- and two-day courses focus on professional development and build on knowledge and skills.

Public Health Film Festival
Watch feature-length films that demonstrate, educate, inspire and encourage a change for a healthier future.

Social Media Lab
Meet with APHA partners at John Snow, Inc. to learn best practices for using social media to advance public health. The full schedule and one-on-one registration will be available this fall.

Technology Conversation Arena
APHA curates an educational program that explores timely and relevant topics featuring key public health thought leaders.

Women's Leadership Institute
The program is being developed for APHA’s second Women’s Leadership Institute. Being held on the Saturday before the Annual Meeting, this event will highlight how women can support other women and create a sense of belonging in the field of public health. A separate registration fee is included.

Say Hey Lounge
Connect with peers and colleagues throughout the Annual Meeting and Expo at the Say Hey Lounge. Use the lounge as a place to sit and speak with a new associate, and join us for scheduled gatherings of groups such as Early-Career Professionals and Community Health Workers.