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:
Listen Only: 800-475-4964
Passcode: CDC Media
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.
LISTEN-ONLY AUDIO WEBCAST
This media availability will also available via listen-only audio web cast at www.cdc.gov/od/oc/media.
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Contact: CDC Division of Media Relations
Page Located on the Web at http://www.cdc.gov/media/pressrel/2008/a080731.htm