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IPHA 2021 All-Virtual Annual Conference

As a widely recognized leader in public health education, the Illinois Public Health Association is excited to bring you our 80th Annual Conference! This event will feature educational opportunities on cutting-edge topics, research, and innovative approaches in public health.
Featuring two distinguished keynote speakers, Dr. Ngoze Ezike, Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, and Kaye Bender, President-Elect of the American Public Health Association, you don't want to miss out on this exclusive event.
IPHA's Annual Conference will be an all-virtual bi-weekly webinar series beginning in June and continuing through December. For over 80 years, the Illinois Public Health Association has been a leader in the field of public health advocacy, education and promotion. IPHA is the oldest and largest public health association in the state of Illinois, and one of the largest affiliates of the American Public Health Association.

Who Should Attend: Public health administrators, educators, nurses, students, and frontline staff from various local and state public health agencies.


Tentative Agenda: View the Tentative Agenda

Can't attend the live session? All session recordings and materials will be available for paid registrants on IPHA's website. Registration also grants attendees access to IPHA's poster sessions.


Session descriptions, speakers and CEU information coming soon!


Format: All webinars will be conducted using Zoom. You will receive a link to the webinar and instructions a couple days prior to the event if your registration fee has been paid. The email will come from and/or so please be sure to add this email address to your safe/white list or check your Junk/Spam folder if you cannot find the email.


Continuing Education Credits:

The Illinois Public Health Association is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.
Each webinar is approved for CHES to receive 1.5 Category I CECH in health education. Certificates of completion will be emailed to attendees within 4 weeks of each webinar event.

Webinar Instructions: 

  1. Make sure you have Zoom downloaded on your computer. If you have never attended a Zoom meeting before, sign up for free here.
  2. You will be able to log in to the training 10 minutes before the scheduled start time. While you may log in to the meeting early, the webinar will not be active until the presenter begins the presentation. All webinars will be recorded. Please use the chat function to submit any questions.