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2012 Public Health Law Conference: Practical Approaches to Critical Challenges

Atlanta, Georgia
October 10 – 12, 2012

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Summary
This conference will gather public health and legal experts from across the country to learn about and discuss today’s critical challenges in public health law. Top experts will lead insightful sessions on a range of emerging issues from a variety of perspectives. Attendees will return home inspired and equipped to improve public health with legal solutions.

Conference Goals:
• Examine practical legal approaches to address priority public health issues
• Learn about helpful public health law resources and evidence-based research
• Discuss public health legal questions and answers
• Build partnerships to accomplish public health objectives and foster innovation

Target Audience

• Local, state, tribal and federal public health officials and practitioners
• Attorneys
• Policy-makers
• Advocates
• Academics and researchers

Session Topics and Tracks
There will be several concurrent sessions so that those interested in different topics and those with varying levels of expertise select the sessions that are most relevant to them. The agenda is not yet finalized, but topics may include:

Tentative Tracks
Prevention and Promotion at the Community Level
Changes and Challenges to Public Health Legal Infrastructure
Challenges to Public Health Authority
Skills Building/Competencies
Protection and Security
Data Collection, Use and Storage

Plenary Sessions
Public Health Law Year in Review
To Be Decided

Please click here to view the conference schedule.

Conference Location and Lodging
The meeting will take place at the Loews Atlanta Hotel located at 1065 Peachtree Street in Atlanta, Georgia.

Hotel Reservation
The Loews Atlanta Hotel is offering a special group rate of $179 per night plus taxes to conference attendees. To make reservations, call 1-800-235-6397 and mention the conference (ASLME or 2012 Public Health Law Conference). Reservations can also be made online. Be sure to make your reservation by September 11, 2012.

Cost

Early registration rate of $245 on or before September 12, 2012
Standard registration rate of $295 after September 12, 2012

This conference is sponsored by the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics and the Network for Public Health Law with support from additional collaborating organizations.


The conference is generously funded in part by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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