"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

APHA's Opening, Monday, Closing and Special Sessions unite speakers from all over the world. Each have their own perspective and inspirational story and all share our passion for public health and creating the healthiest nation. Don't miss their powerful remarks! Learn more about key events to look forward to on the Schedule at a Glance

Calls for Submissions

APHA's Global Public Health Film Festival — The Call for Films is now open! Showcase your film to more than 12,000 attendees. We are in search of films that inspire, educate and empower public health. The submission deadline is June 30.

Late-breaker Abstracts

Injury Control and Emergency Health Services Section — submission deadline is Monday, July 9 (11:59 p.m. PDT). Submit your abstract.

Epidemiology Section — submission deadline is Friday, July 20 (11:59 p.m. PDT). Submit your abstract.

Be a Part of APHA 2018!

Become an Exhibitor and/or Sponsor

Your organization can become an integral part of the Public Health Expo and/or 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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