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40th National Immunization Conference
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March 6–9, 2006
Omni Hotel at CNN Center
Of special note the closing plenary included a special awards ceremony to recognize Former First Lady of the United States Rosalynn Carter and Former First Lady of Arkansas Betty Bumpers 15th anniversary of Every Child by Two. (exit)
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 will be 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
The 40th National Immunization Conference focused on six topic-specific tracks, with multiple workshop and plenary sessions offered for each track. The topics were the following:
- Adult/Adolescent Immunization
- Epidemiology/Vaccine Safety
- Health/Risk Communications
- Immunization Information Systems
- Programmatic Issues
- Policy and Legislation
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).
For more information about the 40th National Immunization Conference, please contact the Conference Planning Team at (404) 639-8225 or via email at NIPNIC@cdc.gov.
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This page last modified on June 7, 2006
Content last reviewed on June 7, 2006
Content Source: National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases