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37th National Immunization Conference

37th National Immunization Conference
Immunization: A Strong Foundation for Today's Challenges

March 1720, 2003 
Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers
Chicago, Illinois

Thank you to everyone who attended the 37th National Immunization Conference!


Contents of this page:

Summary of the Conference
Conference Program
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Summary of the Conference

Roughly 1450 people attended the Conference at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers in Chicago, Illinois. There were 5 plenary sessions in addition to the opening and closing plenaries, and 86 workshops. There were 27 not-for-profit exhibitors. 85 posters were presented.

Almost 750 people attended the Welcoming and Networking Continental Breakfast on April 29. Almost 250 people participated in the Lunch Rounds on March 18. The Immunization Q&As, presented by the NIP training team on March 17 and 20, were also well-attended.

105 conference attendees took part in the Jazzercise event on March 18. 167 people participated in the Fitness Walk/Run along the Chicago River on March 19. The Yoga classes on the evenings of March 18 and 19 were each attended by about 15 participants. On Thursday morning, 25 conference attendees took part in the Aerobics event.

38 local-area volunteers supported the conference staff this year. Special thanks to Ed Mihalek for his hard work in recruiting and coordinating the volunteer support.

Conference Program

The 37th National Immunization Conference began with an opening plenary session on Monday morning, March 17, 2003, at 8:30am. It concluded on Thursday, March 20, 2003, at 12:00noon.

You can access slides and handouts for many of the sessions by clicking on the link below and searching for sessions of interest to you.

Conference Program and Agenda.

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For more information about the 37th National Immunization Conference, please contact the Conference Planning Team at (404) 639-8225 or via email at

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