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2012 Conference Archive

Final 2012 Conference Program [1.5 MB, 75 pages]

Link to web program to review abstracts

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Time  
8:00 am – 5:30 pm Registration opens
8:00 am – 11:30 am Pre-conference Meetings
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Exhibitor Move in/Set-up
12:30 pm – 1:45 pm Opening Plenary Session
1:00 pm – 6:00 pm Exhibit Hall Hours
1:45 pm – 2:00 pm Break
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Concurrent Breakout Sessions
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Break
3:45 pm – 5:15 pm Concurrent Breakout Sessions
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Welcome Reception

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

7:00 am – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am – 5:30 pm Exhibit Hall Hours
8:00 am – 9:15 am Morning Plenary Session
9:30 am – 10:30 am Poster Session
10:30 am – 10:45 am Break
10:45 am – 12:15 am Concurrent Breakout Sessions
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm Special Sessions/Invited Panels
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm Poster Session
3:45 pm – 4:00 pm Break
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Thursday, August 9, 2012

7:00 am – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am – 1:30 pm Exhibit Hall Hours
8:00 am – 9:30 am Special Sessions/Invited Panels
9:30 am – 10:00 am Break
10:00 am – 11:45 am Concurrent Breakout Sessions
11:45 am – 12:45 pm Lunch
12:45 pm – 2:15 pm Concurrent Breakout Sessions
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm Exhibit Move Out
2:15 pm – 2:45 pm Break
2:45 pm – 4:00 pm Closing Plenary
Conference attendees discuss health communication topics from flu to nutrition.

Conference attendees discuss health communication topics from flu to nutrition.

To Advance Science

The purpose of this track is to share new concepts and knowledge that would influence theory-based and evidence-based practice of health communication and marketing. This track invites papers that present original research, findings from pilot studies, and results of comprehensive evaluations of health communication and marketing campaigns and programs. Works discussing emerging trends, new theories, theoretical refinements or theoretical applications, and new conceptual models that can contribute to the success of health communication and marketing programs are welcomed. Submission to this track should be based on rigorous analysis of data and/or extant literature.

To Explore Innovative Communication Tools and Technologies

The purpose of this track is to share new ideas about the use of internet and new communication technologies (e.g., digital productions such as podcasts and video games, social media, SMS texting) in health communication and marketing programs. Abstracts in this track should focus on emerging trends in and the development and application of new communication tools and technologies in health communication and marketing programs. Presentations that are data-driven and that help participants understand and leverage innovations to improve health communication, marketing, and media programs are encouraged.

To Improve Practice

The purpose of this track is to share insights into evidence-based programs that successfully translate knowledge into health communication and marketing practice. This track invites submissions that contribute to the better practice of health communication and marketing by presenting lessons learned, scalable model programs, or on improving the process by which health communication and marketing programs are managed. Presentations of model campaigns should focus on implementation details, contextual information for where the program was successful, and strong evidence for effectiveness. Abstracts on processes should focus on key elements such as program development, implementation, and evaluation.

To Bridge Divides

The purpose of this track is to share health communication and marketing discoveries and strategies to enhance effectively reaching underserved populations and promote reduction of health disparities. This track invites submissions concerning research findings, best practices, and emerging trends that address health information dissemination to “hard-to-reach” and vulnerable populations, that identify and describe health disparities, and that provide examples of models and programs that promote health equity.

2012 List of Exhibitor/Sponsor Directory [309 KB, 9 pages]

The National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Office of the Associate Director for Communication invite you to join us at the 6th Annual National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media. This year’s conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency, in Atlanta Georgia, August 7 – 9.

The National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media is an ideal time to provide information on new products and services to attendees, receive immediate, invaluable feedback on your company’s or organization’s products and get front-line information on the kinds of products and services today’s public health communication professionals are seeking.

The 2011 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media was attended by over 1,100 representatives from over 150 organizations and universities.

Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors:
Silver Sponsors:
Bronze Sponsors:

Exhibit Dates and Times:

Tuesday, August 7
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Exhibitor Move In
1:00 pm – 6:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open

Wednesday, August 8
8:00 am – 5:30 pm Exhibit Hall Open

Thursday, August 9
8:00 am – 1:30 pm Exhibit Hall Open
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm Exhibit Hall Out

If you have any questions before you begin or anytime during the process, please contact Please contact Katie Pereira, at kpereira@meetingexp.com or (404) 760-2807.

For detailed information, refer to the Exhibitor/Sponsor Prospectus [467 KB, 6 pages]

  • Page last reviewed: January 1, 2016
  • Page last updated: January 1, 2016
  • Content source:
    • Office of the Associate Director for Communication, Office of Communication Science
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