2019 Annual Meeting and Conference

Save the Date! May 7-9, 2019

The 90th Annual Meeting and Conference of the Georgia Public Health Association will be held May 7-9, 2019.

The conference will be at the Westin Buckhead in Atlanta.

Take a look at our preliminary schedule, and make plans to join us for three days of networking, continuing education, and some fun too.

View 2019 Preliminary Schedule

Exhibitor/Sponsor Information

Exhibitors and Sponsors – click the links below for information and conference registration. Thank you for your support of GPHA!

Check back soon for more details about our 2019 conference.

Call for Abstracts for 2019 Conference

Submission Deadline: October 12, 2018 at 5PM

The Georgia Public Health Association 2019 conference planning committee is accepting abstracts for oral presentations and scientific posters. An abstract submission is required regardless of the presentation format or learning method. The submission period is September 10 to October 12, 2018.

All submissions must be emailed in Word format to GPHA.CFA@gmail.com. PDF submissions will be declined.


The conference theme includes, but is not limited to:

  • Inform
  • Prevent
  • Protect
  • Promote

Submission Options:

  • Poster only
  • Student poster (primary author must be currently enrolled student)
  • Live Workshop only (30 minutes*, including 5 minutes Q&A, one presenter maximum)
  • Live Workshop only (60 minutes, including 10 minutes Q&A, two presenters maximum)
  • Poster or 30-minute live workshop (30 minutes*, including 5 minutes Q&A, one presenter maximum)

*If you are submitting a 30-minute workshop, you will be paired in an hour-long time slot with another presentation addressing a similar or related topic.

Click here to download the conference abstract information letter and submission forms.

Questions may be directed to Cindi Hart, Conference Abstracts Review Chair, cindi.hart@dph.ga.gov.

Frequently Asked Questions:
Have questions about the annual meeting? Contact:

Registration or Hotel: Executive Services Provider, Regina Abbott
Sponsorship: Vice President & Conference Chair, Lawton Davis
Exhibits: Exhibit Chair, Christy Sims
Abstracts or Poster Contest: jGPHA Associate Editor, Betty Dixon