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38th National Immunization Conference (NIC) 
38th National Immunization Conference

May 11–14, 2004 
Gaylord Opryland Hotel
Nashville, Tennessee

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Conference Goals and Objectives
Conference Program (access to Slides and Recordings)
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THANK YOU to everyone who attended the 38th National Immunization Conference! This was one of our best conferences yet. Almost 1500 people from around the United States, and beyond, attended the conference, participating in a total of eight plenary sessions (including the opening and closing sessions), 101 workshops, two Immunization Q&A sessions, and a variety of fitness events.

Conference Goals and Objectives

The goals of the Conference are to provide information that will help participants provide comprehensive immunization coverage for all age groups and explore innovative strategies for developing programs, policy, and research to promote immunization coverage for all age groups. The Conference Education Program Objective is: To bring together a wide variety of local, state, federal, and private-sector immunization partners to explore science, policy, education, and planning issues related to immunization in general and vaccine-preventable disease.

During three and a half days of plenary sessions and workshops, many topics were discussed, including:

Adolescent Immunization * Adult Immunization * Assessment
Barriers to Vaccination * Community and Partnerships
Childhood Immunization * Cultural Diversity * Global Immunization
Surveillance * Health Communications * Health Education
Policy and Legislation * New Vaccines and Vaccine Development
Vaccine-Preventable Diseases * Vaccine Safety * Immunization Registries

Conference Program

Use this interactive conference agenda to search for and review the full text of abstracts presented during workshop sessions.

Slides and handouts are available for many presentations, as are audio/video recordings. Plenary and workshop sessions having available slide or audio/video files are indicated with asterisks in the online program. Click on the presentation title to access the slide file or handout; click on the globe icon to play the audio/video file (you might need to install free viewing software on your first attempt to view an audio/video file).

Additional files are currently being updated and uploaded; please check back soon to access a more complete collection of presentation files.

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For more information about the 38th National Immunization Conference, please contact the Conference Planning Team at (404) 639-8225 or via email at

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