Convocation of Southern State Epidemiologists: The 2016 CSSE meeting was held January 24-27, 2016 in Columbia, South Carolina. The 2017 CSSE meeting location and dates are still pending.
Northeast Epidemiology Conference
The 2016 Northeast Epidemiology Conference is scheduled for October 20th – 21st in Saratoga Springs, NY and conference registration is open.
Each year, the Northeast Epidemiology Conference is a key event during which a breadth of topics is covered, including a variety of communicable diseases, emerging infectious diseases, healthcare associated diseases, cross-cutting epidemiology practices, and occupational health/environmental health subjects. This regional meeting in New York State provides an important opportunity to collaborate and share information with our public health colleagues.
Information regarding registration, accommodations, agenda, etc. can be found here: https://northeastepi2016.eventbrite.com
* Please also note: The deadline for abstract submission has been extended to July 31, 2016, and selected presenters will be notified by August 14, 2016.
A final agenda will be posted on the NE Epi website (link above) once all abstracts have been reviewed and presenters are notified. The opening plenary session will focus on the opioid abuse epidemic. Topics will include the epidemiology of the epidemic, drug diversion in health care settings, and a talk by a former drug user. In addition, a panel discussion is planned that will focus on state activities around response and prevention of opioid abuse.
Please send any questions about registration, abstracts, etc. to: NortheastEpi2016@health.ny.gov