Share Your Expertise and Submit an Abstract for the 2014 Preparedness Summit Today

Be a thought leader in the field of preparedness by presenting your research or model practices at the 2014 Preparedness Summit. With a diverse range of attendees including professionals working in all levels of government (local, state, and federal), emergency management, volunteer organizations, and healthcare coalitions, sessions lead to integrative and fruitful dialogues and networking opportunities. Many attendees cite Summit sessions as places to expand their knowledge of preparedness approaches and resources.

The Summit is the premier national conference in the field of public health preparedness. The four-day annual event provides one of the only cross-disciplinary learning opportunities in the field and has evolved over time to meet the growing needs of the preparedness com­munity. Each year, attendance at the Summit has continued to grow, and in 2013, the Summit brought 1,741 attendees to Atlanta from nearly every state and several countries.

This year’s Summit will take place April 1—4, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. The theme is “Stronger Together: Aligning Public Health and Healthcare Preparedness Capabilities to Protect Our Communities.” Join the distinguished list of Preparedness Summit presenters and submit an abstract for the 2014 Preparedness Summit today. Abstracts are open during September, National Preparedness Month. Stay tuned to www.preparednesssummit.org for more details.

About Frances Bevington

Frances Bevington is the Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist for Public Health Preparedness at NACCHO. Her work includes emergency and risk communications planning, strategic messaging, and multichannel marketing for the adoption of best practices in public health preparedness. Twitter: @Wilkington

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