Media Advisory
National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing and Media
For Immediate Release:
July 31, 2008
WHAT: The second National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing and Media

This year’s theme is Engage and Deliver. The conference will explore how public health can engage with the public and partners to develop and disseminate better health information and interventions to improve the health of individuals and their communities.

Track I: Innovations in Health Communication, Marketing and Media

Track II: Reducing Health Disparities

Track III: Dissemination of Public Health Programs and Information

Track IV: Engaging the Public to Adopt Healthy Behaviors

This year’s conference will feature over 100 speakers, and is expected to draw more than 800 attendees.
WHO: Sponsored by CDC’s National Center for Health Marketing and Office of Enterprise Communication. Co-sponsored by the National Cancer Institute and the National Public Health Information Coalition.
WHEN: August 12-14, 2008
WHERE: Omni Hotel
100 CNN Center
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Important instructions: Media interested in attending the conference should contact  CDC’s Division of Media Relations, 404-639-3286.
For more information about the conference and to view the full program schedule, visit:

Media: 888-795-0855
Listen Only: 800-475-4964
International: 212-287-1766
Passcode: CDC Media

Important instructions:
If you would like to ask a question during the call, press *1 on your touchtone phone. Press *2 to withdraw your question. You may queue up at any time. You will hear a tone to indicate your question is pending.

This media availability will also available via listen-only audio web cast at



Contact: CDC Division of Media Relations

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